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Old 10-13-2020, 11:50 AM
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A couple years ago my great niece gave me a box of fabric scraps from a quilt she started and abandoned. She told me I could do whatever I wanted with it. I was attempting to clean earlier this year and was just going to donate the whole box when I took a closer look. She had made a couple hundred 4 patches from various fabrics, from LQS quality to recycled clothing. Her seam allowances were also various. After all the work she had put in, I decided to see if I could pull something together. I had to recut all the 4 patches to the smallest size, added my own fabric for sashing & cornerstones, made up a border design and set the whole thing on point. I just meandered in the center and did some ruler work in the border. it finished at 72" X 92". I think it came out pretty well for a rescue, and I hope she likes it.
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Old 10-13-2020, 12:06 PM
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That turned out Fabulous! Oh my I love the way you pulled it all together. She is going to be so surprised. Great rescue.
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Old 10-13-2020, 12:15 PM
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Your rescue guilt turned out beautifully. Your great-niece will be amazed.
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Old 10-13-2020, 01:07 PM
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Great quilt and rescue!
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Old 10-13-2020, 01:54 PM
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She will be thrilled at your amazing transformation. What a gracious and generous great aunt you are to take her efforts, save them and wave your magic to create this wonder.
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Old 10-13-2020, 02:07 PM
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You can pat yourself on the back. Wonderful save!!!
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Old 10-13-2020, 02:33 PM
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Wow, doubt you could have done better had it been planned in advance, what a great looking quilt, bet she'll just love it!
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Old 10-13-2020, 04:19 PM
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Delightful quilt!
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Old 10-13-2020, 04:34 PM
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Turned out to be a beautiful quilt! Nice job!
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Old 10-13-2020, 04:46 PM
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Oh, that is nice! Mind if I steal it? I still have a whole bunch of 2 1/2 inch squares from the birthday swap a couple of years ago
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