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Silk Crazy Quilt is done and on the bed!

Old 04-29-2016, 01:00 PM
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Default Silk Crazy Quilt is done and on the bed!

I finished this one a couple weeks ago, put it on the bed and tried it out. The wool inside made it nice and toasty. But of course it's now 80 degrees in the afternoon so it will stay for looks only.
I hung it outside so I could photograph it. Even so, it hit the pavement.

I am SO happy to have been able to do this, thanks to fabric samples from where I used to work and to the advice of quilters on the board to tie it and add lace, among other things.
I did not add buttons or beads since I expect it to be used.
It just hangs over the edge on a standard double bed. I had 2 squares left over for a couple small pillows and very little in the way of scraps. I tied it way more than needed and used beige floss with a muslin backer.
I added a 3.5 inch border (that frayed from 4 inches as I tied it) and bound it with the same fabric cut on the bias.
A friend asked me to leave it to her in my will. We both laughed. . .

Thanks for looking at my photos!
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:16 PM
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Very nicely done. I hope you enjoy the fruits of your hard work!
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:20 PM
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Your crazy quilt is absolutely stunning! I know you will enjoy it for years!!
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Absoutley beautiful!!!
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​Well done!
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Very nice. Much more work than I would get done. Mine would be a UFO
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great job!
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Beautiful, good for you getting it done.
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It is just beautiful! What delicate hand stitches you did.
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Truly beautiful. This is the kind of quilt that becomes an heirloom.
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