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Thread: Quilt that paid our Guilds rent for a year....

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    Very pretty quilt. Looks inspired by Jenny Beyer's Moonglow quilt, only instead of Mariner's Compass blocks you put in S&W blocks. Love the bright green.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redstilettos View Post
    Beautiful! I'd love the pattern!
    Red Stilettos, This is very similar to Moonglow.

    https://jinnybeyer.com/product/moon-glow-quilt/

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    Quote Originally Posted by feline fanatic View Post
    Very pretty quilt. Looks inspired by Jenny Beyer's Moonglow quilt, only instead of Mariner's Compass blocks you put in S&W blocks. Love the bright green.
    That is exactly the inspiration for the quilt! I loved the Moonglow....
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    Quote Originally Posted by LindaMRB View Post
    Pretty and and a lot of work involved.
    What do they do with the quilts?
    How many have you guys made?
    Landlords have a large charity (not sure about rules naming names????) and the quilt is part of their fund-raising...so the quilts are raffled off each year.....I'm not sure how much they make on them...we aren't privy to that info...so far the guild members have made seven quilts, with one in the planning stages now....
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    Very nice!

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    wow great quilt
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    Absolutely gorgeous quilt and colors.
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    Jaw dropping gorgeous! I have a lovely,dry, finished basement that you could use for your meetings! LOL

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    Wow! It’s gorgeous! Makes me want to be a landlord!

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    Stunning. I agree I think that the landlord is getting the best of the deal. BrendaK
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    It is a beautiful quilt...thank you for sharing. Love the colors and how they work in the pattern.
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    Quote Originally Posted by granky View Post
    Landlords have a large charity (not sure about rules naming names????) and the quilt is part of their fund-raising...so the quilts are raffled off each year.....I'm not sure how much they make on them...we aren't privy to that info...so far the guild members have made seven quilts, with one in the planning stages now....
    I was just thinking that this would be a wonderful way to bless the library where my guild meets for meetings and a monthly work day. They could then auction the item and use the funds for what ever project they had on their to-do list. Great idea and a most stunning quilt.

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    Wow...that should be worth quite a bit of rent!
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    What a great idea, beautiful quilt.
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    Score for the landlords!! That quilt is such a standout!

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    Beautiful colors and beautiful pattern

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    Your beautiful quilt is indeed worth the rent and to think that a charity benefits from your talent is a double win.
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    What an awesome quilt and awesome arrangement - everyone wins!

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    That is a great bargain. You all did a wonderful job. I love the colors.
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    Absolutely gorgeous quilt. It is a win win situation for both sides-you get rent paid and the landlord receives a beautiful gift.

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    Awesome quilt.
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    It's GORGEOUS!!! Wow! Ya'll did a wonderful job.

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    I think you overpaid the rent! Gorgeous
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    Beautiful!
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