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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:22 PM
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    Here are quilts I made for my grandkids. These are the first I've had quilted -- and my quilter has been doing this for only a year, about like me -- so we're both relative newbies.

    My 12-year old DGD picked out the Carpenter Star and the backing -- I call it "Meandering Ameoba" because that's what the variegated thread looks like on the black.

    My 13-year old DGS picked out the Embers gradient pattern -- he said, "Mimi, it will make my bed look like it's on fire!" That's for sure! So I named it "Bed's on Fire." (I made the back dark in case he needs to calm down.)

    The Amish-looking on-point one is for my 16-year old DGS -- hope it looks sufficiently Goth. Since I managed to cut the tips off the top "mountains," I'm calling it "Pointless."

    I still have the binding handwork to finish -- and a drive from Little Rock to Philadelphia next week. Eeek!

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    Joe's Bed's on Fire
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:24 PM
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    Beautiful quilt and quilting
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:26 PM
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    Love the last one...the brights are awesome!
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:28 PM
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    Wow! His bed is on fire, for sure. I know they will appreciate these. All well done.

    Have a safe trip!

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:30 PM
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    I love all of these but Joe's does look like the bed is burning. Love the way you came up with the names! Have a safe trip, that's a long drive.
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:32 PM
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    Joe's bed-on-fire is fabulous! What a sense of color he has!

    For a newbie, you've done a bang up job on all of them, congratulations!
    Have a safe trip and a great holiday with your family.

    Jan in VA
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:33 PM
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    I love them all!! Especially the burning bed :D:D:D
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:33 PM
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    WOW beautiful , I like the colors, great for teens ...
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:35 PM
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    You both do awesome work for newbies. Very professional and beautiful.
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    Old 12-18-2010, 02:38 PM
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    Wow, wow and wow!!!!! You do fabulous work. I love every quilt.
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