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JENNR8R 11-03-2017 06:56 AM

Valentine Candy
 
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I always cut up my leftover fabrics into 2.5" (candy) squares, and I like to think up ways to use them.

It has been fun participating in some "candy" swaps to get thousands of different fabrics. The current swap is in this thread: https://www.quiltingboard.com/member...p-t285320.html. I didn't join this year, but hope to next year if they have it.

SheriR taught us how to make little dresden blocks from "candy" squares in last year's swap. I used them in the top and bottom of this quilt to make it longer. Thank you SheriR! Edit by moderator: SheriR's tut is here: https://www.quiltingboard.com/tutori...g-t300467.html

Since the main blocks are heart shapes, I thought it was appropriate to name the quilt "Valentine Candy."

Nesie 11-03-2017 07:12 AM

This is just gorgeous. I am in another swap now but would love to join this next year if it's held.

DJ 11-03-2017 07:15 AM

Beautiful! Almost makes me want to go start cutting all my stash into candy squares .... almost! You have a real work of art there and love the name, too!

Libster 11-03-2017 07:19 AM

Beautiful quilt! Well done!

Homespun 11-03-2017 07:40 AM

That is so pretty!

Trapunta 11-03-2017 07:44 AM

Too cute! Great quilting too.

nativetexan 11-03-2017 08:07 AM

that is soooo sweeet. love it! great job!

BrendaK 11-03-2017 08:08 AM

Ditto to what has been said. Is this your pattern? Love the quilting. BrendaK

paintmejudy 11-03-2017 08:12 AM

Beautiful quilt, and love the mini dresdens

ArtsyOne 11-03-2017 08:14 AM

I love it! Now I want to go cut up all my jelly roll strips.


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