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Thread: Oriental Garden

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    Oriental Garden

    Last year for Mother's day I made my mom a twilight star table topper featuring this crane fabric (pictured here: http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...r-t189285.html )

    I had originally planned to back the topper with the crane fabric but it was so beautiful I couldn't bring myself to. So I saved it to make a quilt. So this year for Mother's Day, my mom is going to get this sofa quilt to match her table topper! The pattern is Oriental Garden, found here: http://spotlight.com.au/inspiration/...-garden-quilt/

    Be warned, the cutting directions for the outer border are incorrect as is the cutting directions to a couple of the sashing strips (green parts in my quilt). Also they have you cut way too many block border strips (in my quilt it is red) So thoroughly re draft and do the math if you decide to make this one. Or you can PM me for corrections in the border lengths. I ended up just putting in some filler pieces where needed.

    I free hand quilted this and did ruler work with my Innova 26" LA. I used 4 different threads and W&N batting. First pic is the whole quilt, I took with flash so you can still see my chalk registration marks for the block quilt design and the center line for the border to properly place my undulating feather.
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    Gorgeous, wonderful work!!
    will quilt 4EVER

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    Stunning, just stunning!
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    WOW!!!!
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    Beautiful quilts AND quilting..

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    I see a very happy Mom in your future!! Beautifully done!!

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    That is awesome!

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    very nicely done... lucky mom
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    ​Beautiful quilt and quilting!

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    I, the completely dedicated hand quilter, am getting more and more jealous of what you gals do with a long arm. Especially if it isn't overdone. This is just downright gorgeous.

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    Wow, what a beautiful quilt. Your mom is going to love it. Wonderful piecing and quilting. Give yourself a pat on the back.
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    Your quilting is phenomenal!!!!!
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    Beautiful quilt, and the quilting is spectacular.

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    The quilting is awesome on a gorgeous quilt!
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    Beautiful! So inspiring!
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    I guess its all been said! But I'd like to add my praise - stunning!
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    What a beautiful quilt !!!

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    Amazing job. Love it.
    Happy Quilting.

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    Very pretty and love the quilting.
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    Your quilts are superb, absolutely beautiful. Your quilting is the best!!

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    Wow! Awesome!

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    That's absolutely perfect!
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    Yes, yes, yes!!

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    Sew pretty!
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    This is a beautiful quilt. Lucky Mom!!!

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