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Thread: Rainbow French Braids

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    Rainbow French Braids

    Shortly after I joined this forum, someone provided a lead to some clearance-priced fat quarters at Michaels. They came in five gradated shades per color, and I got them at like 60 to 70% off. I spent a good long time dreaming of the perfect pattern and finally decided to go with French Braids.

    I decided to start with a middle square and work out, so the braid would go in two directions. I unfortunately miscalculated and was going to end up with four braids of 102 inches -- not good. So I decided to break them into eight braids and border one with black and one with white. So here they are -- I am so glad they are done!
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    Very Nice, I love the colors. A french Braid is on my to do list.

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    They are both beautiful! The French Braid was a perfect choice for your fabric.

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    Oh those fabrics work wonderfully with this pattern. I especially love the quilt with the black borders. Thanks for sharing.
    Brenda

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    Very pretty. I like both of them.

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    They both are so pretty. Great job!!

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    Beautiful! You couldn't have picked a better pattern. Really love the black one
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    Very pretty quilts, love the colors and the raggedy edging, makes them cuddly looking.
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    Beautiful for sure.

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    WOW ! Love the rainbow effect
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    Wow they are really beautiful! Hard to pick a favorite!

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    Oh, I'm appreciative that you made both black and white then showed us both of them. While the white is lovely, I think the black borders really make the colours look richer. Love those rainbows!
    Barbara

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    Love the bright colors Great job!!!

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    both are great!
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    Quote Originally Posted by seam-ripper-sue View Post
    Very pretty quilts, love the colors and the raggedy edging, makes them cuddly looking.
    Yes, the edging is super. Could you explain how you achieved that? Love the quilts!
    Cathy

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    Great quilts
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    very pretty!

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    You did a great job!

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    Very pretty...love the black, then saw the white.....I would not be able to choose just one.

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    Very pretty quilt!!!!
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    very nice!!!! Love the colors!!
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    Love your color choices.

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    Oh my they are sew beautiful
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    very pretty, I cant decide which one I like better

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    I think you did a great job. How different the black and white make the colorations look. Nice job.
    Jojos Nana, Carol

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