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    scrappy "orphan" quilt

    Made this with my "orphan" blocks (discards, mistakes, trial and errors and with a stack of 5" squares I had of the same colors.) Just added some fabrics from my stash for sashing and borders in order to put all the different sizes together. The back is more of the fabrics and leftovers. Even my binding is scrappy from these fabrics. I'm glad to get it finished. Feel a feeling of accomplishment that these leftovers are used up!!! Yay!! Will go on my twin guest bed as "cover."
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    It's one of the best ones I've seen for using the left over,orphans and oops. AND it's so cheerful as well. I would like to have it on my guest bed for cover as well. I love the quilting on it,too. Thanks for the sharing of this inspirational quilt. Gives me a good idea for my orphans with a whole lot of oops to use now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jitterbug View Post
    It's one of the best ones I've seen for using the left over,orphans and oops. AND it's so cheerful as well. I would like to have it on my guest bed for cover as well. I love the quilting on it,too. Thanks for the sharing of this inspirational quilt. Gives me a good idea for my orphans with a whole lot of oops to use now.
    Thank you, Jitterbug! My pictures turned out sort of light.....I think too much sun in my room at that time. It is really colorful. First one that my husband ever said, "I hope you don't give that one away."

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    Very clever design! I like it!
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    ​Fun leftovers!

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    Very nice quilt.
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    You are so talented and creative. I love your quilt. Thanks for sharing.
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    I wouldn't have guessed these blocks were all orphans. Looks so well coordinated. Fun to look at, and such a thrifty designer you are!

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    Great idea, your masterpiece is so nice. Great way to use everything you have just love it. Thanks for sharing. Mary
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    I would not have thought this was made from orphan blocks. What an excellent job you did with balancing all those leftovers.
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    That turned out great. Nicely pulled together!
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    neat way to use orphan blocks and fabrics!!!
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    It sure doens't look like a mistake to me!! Well done!
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    Fabulous orphan block quilt!
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    Wow fantastic

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    great scrappy quilt,very pretty
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    Wow I don't think I could even do the math Beautiful quilt and love the quilting too.
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    what a great idea. came out beautifully.
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    You did a terrific job of putting all those scraps and leftovers into a terrific quilt!
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    nicely done
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    Really cute scrappy!
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    i love it! I generally am 'gifted' with UFO's from others and turn them into charity quilts or doll quilts, so I can easily identify with this quilt. It's fun and they go together fast!

    Great job!
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    nice design for the orphans, looks just like a planned quilt.
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    Great use of orphan blocks, looks very coordinated and pretty

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    Very creative. Nicely done.

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