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Panel quilt for preschool teacher

Old 04-11-2012, 07:02 PM
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Default Panel quilt for preschool teacher

I offered to make a quilt for my grandson's preschool teacher as an end-of-year gift. She's at least in her 50's, maybe 60's so I think she'll appreciate the "Dick and Jane" style of this panel. I practiced a tiny bit of FMQing on this panel - since I've done little but cross hatch, and ditch stitching this is quite a stretch. I do have a Flynn Frame that got me started, but the size of my machine really limits the use of that frame.

Fabric: mostly Moda's American Jane "Recess" with a few blenders thrown in.

Backing: Mary Engelbreit for Moda - Recipe for Friendship

Quilting: echo quilted in panel and free form shapes in some blocks. (The blue block is supposed to be a flower!) Scallop stitch in borders.

Binding: pulled over from the back

Size: 46" x 62"

Pattern: Sidelights by Mountainpeek Creations

(I posted the top before I finished it so if you think you've seen this before - you have!)
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:14 PM
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This is a great quilt.
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:17 PM
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Amazing panel quilt. You did a wonderful job on putting it together and I like the quilting you did. Great job.
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:20 PM
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Adorable! I know she'll just flip when she sees this! Great job!
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:23 PM
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What a wonderful gift! Very nice work
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Wonderful quilt.....
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Old 04-11-2012, 08:13 PM
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Wonderful quilt!!
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:51 PM
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That's a fantastic quilt! And that is one adorable panel. I'm sure the teacher will treasure it.
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What a great gift for a teacher. You did a super job on it. Let us know how she liked it. Sure that she will love it. BrendaK
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Love it and so will the teacher!
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