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Tie Quilt for Husband

Old 01-12-2011, 07:39 PM
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I started this quilt in March of 2010. Finally got it quilted in October and right after Thanksgiving I binded the edge. I also did a super sized pillow sham. It took 5 queen pillows to fill the sham. Quilt measures 120 x 120. If it had been a half inch bigger it could not have been put on the machine. This is my hubby's. From the first day I showed him the photo in an old quilt magazine he has pushed me to get it done. It is by far the most difficult thing I have ever done. The sham is all silk ties (they were a bear) and it is a mixture on the quilt. It is pretty if I do say so myself. All the ties come from either yard sales, Goodwill or the Salvation Army. Thanks to my oldest daughter and also a young clerk at Joanns who got me started with the first batch of ties. Hubby is a retired surveyor so the geometric quilt designs were perfect.

King size tie quilt for husband

All corners have sunbursts

Geometric quilt design
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Old 01-12-2011, 07:40 PM
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Beautiful, I love the design.
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Old 01-12-2011, 07:44 PM
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That's a beauty! How nice that your husband shows such an interest in your quilting. Bet he really likes his quilt.
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Old 01-12-2011, 07:57 PM
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This is amazing!
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Old 01-12-2011, 08:03 PM
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Just absolutely beautiful! Great job!
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Old 01-12-2011, 08:43 PM
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What a wonderful job you did on this quilt. It looks amazing!
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Old 01-12-2011, 08:52 PM
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:thumbup: :-D :thumbup: Great quilt!
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Old 01-12-2011, 08:55 PM
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Very very nice. It is only the best tie quilt I have ever seen.
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Old 01-12-2011, 09:01 PM
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A Dream of a Quilt just gorgeous , I love the Sham and the Star Burst at the corners :D :thumbup:
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How cute!
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