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Thread: Poinsettia Top #1 Done!

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    Super Member Chele's Avatar
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    That is one striking quilt! It's gorgeous and does pop right off the computer screen!

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    Nice job!

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    I really love that design and the colors!!!

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    Oh yes - tell us about the border - it is lovely!

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    Roben!!! It's so lovely!!! You ROCK!!

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    Gorgeous.. I too love the border.
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    It's BEAUTIFUL! Great job

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    It's absolutely gorgeous!! And don't think about it as being "late" for Christmas -- now it will be "early." You did a beautiful job -- well worth waiting for.. :wink:

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    there are so many wonderful reasons i love to see the project pics on here, but this quilt is a perfect example of this:
    If i saw the middle section in a pattern, i might say to myself, "nice, but I have so many others i want to make."
    Seeing it with a border like this make me go, "WOWEE!!! gotta love that!" It revs up your idea stash in your head. Something good becomes something great!

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    Thank you all for your kind comments - it is so great to have an idea that looks good in your head, to get it done, and then have it validated by others!

    I bought 2 pieces of this fabric - one 3 yard piece and another 2 3/4 yard piece that was the end of the bolt It is by Maywood Studio, designed by Jackie Robinson, from the Poinsettia line - some quilt stores may still have some in their Christmas fabrics on an after-Christmas sale. I cut my border strips the length of the fabric (which will make 6 strips of border), and just split the difference between each line of poinsettias. It was really easy, and I just love the look. (She designs a fuchsia fabric like this too - YUM!)

    When I get some time :D I'm going to play with the idea of making a wreath out of the border scraps.

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    I just love,love your work you really out done yourself it is soooo beatuiful :)

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    Roben

    It's absolutely beautiful, doesn't matter what time of year it is the Christmas quilts always look so warm & snuggly. I love your border. Poinsettia's are one of my favourite plants - mine is still alive which is good for me LOL.
    On to the reverse quilt now ...... :wink:

    Tisha

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    ...oh, I think I am off to hunt that fuschia fabric. It is a color that is not easily found, but so beautiful and my daughter wants her quilt to have fuschia and lavender. thanks for the info!!!!! :D :D :D

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    Beautiful quilt. I can see why you fell in love with the border fabric.

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    very nice quilt........

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    The poinsettia border is beautiful.
    Fabric is like money, no matter how much you have it's never enough.

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    Beautiful. That border is gorgeous
    DEB CAVAN

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