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Sailing with scraps!!!

Old 06-29-2015, 03:52 AM
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Cool Sailing with scraps!!!

I have been procrastinating over this quilt for nearly 3 years.... :/ I originally had different blocks to go around the pictures, couldn't get them to fit and it just didn't look right. Then I tried something else and still wasn't happy with the look, so I banned this "thing" in my cupboard!!! :P Not so long ago I took it out again, tried something and still no go.....and then, one night when I couldn't sleep and browsed the internet for ideas for new quilts, patterns, etc. I found something similar to this, although it was done with a jelly roll but the squares in between were all the same size so I had to improvise to get my different size pictures to fit and I didn't have a jelly roll but so much in my stash, I decided to have a go. I'm so happy the top is finally finished I just couldn't wait to show you . I think it didn't turn out too bad, what's you opinion??? It's a quilt for a man. I will just bind it with black (it already turned out bigger than originally planed...). Thanks for looking and for your opinion!!!
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Old 06-29-2015, 04:10 AM
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I really like it. It lets the pictures stand out, but provides additional interest at the same time. Your choice of fabrics is the key I think.
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Old 06-29-2015, 04:13 AM
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I like it too. It is so unique and also manly. The fabrics go with the sailing pictures. Nicely done.
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Old 06-29-2015, 04:30 AM
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Very unique....some of the nicest quilts that I have met are scrappy!!
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Old 06-29-2015, 04:37 AM
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l love the stipe effect. But l honestly wouldn't have included the pink & yellow...but added blues aquas and more water tones, just a personal observation.l'm sure he'll find it worth the wait
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Old 06-29-2015, 05:19 AM
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It looks great!!!!!!!!!!! He'll love it!!
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Old 06-29-2015, 05:22 AM
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Very neat arrangement and it will look spectacular when sewn together. Well, oops, I think it is sewn together on second look and it IS spectacular. Know he will like it a whole bunch.
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Old 06-29-2015, 06:37 AM
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All scraps wow. The pictures really stand out with the frames.
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Old 06-29-2015, 06:56 AM
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very nice use of scraps!!!
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Old 06-29-2015, 10:50 AM
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Very pretty. Good design.
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