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Old 05-02-2019, 03:19 AM
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Got this longarmed and bound all in a day! While the pattern is Missouri* Double Slice, the fabrics remind me of the ocean and beaches. I chose Celtic Waves for the quilting, a 80/20 cotton wool blend for the batting, King Tut thread, Batiks are Sandpiper from 2 layer cakes from Hoffman (from 2015). I drove 2.5 hours to Lunn Fabrics to try to find border fabrics and it was worth the drive, and, I didnít buy more fabric either! The backing is a wide back from Zen Chic, that is the softest, silkiest backing I have ever felt, itís white with grayish green writing that really matches the outer border perfectly, it is 77 x 100 and will make a great couch snuggler.
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Old 05-02-2019, 03:33 AM
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Beautiful! I love the colors. Great job on not buying extra fabric... LOL. I didn't know that was possible.
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Old 05-02-2019, 03:37 AM
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I love it! The quilting is what catches my eye, then the colors.
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beautifully done
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​Well done!
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Old 05-02-2019, 03:48 AM
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Lovely finish! Your quilting was a perfect choice, too!
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Gorgeous!! I love it.
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Old 05-02-2019, 04:17 AM
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Definitely a beach quilt with those colors and the quilting! Treasure the story of finding that perfect border for it too.
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Old 05-02-2019, 04:29 AM
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Nice! You mentioned the backing as being very silky, could it be a sateen as I find my sateen backing to be so smooth and the drape is fabulous. Only problem I find with the sateen is that it ravels terribly as I use the scraps in my quilt making. Haven't found anything but solids in the sateen too. Again, nice colors.
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Your snuggly quilt is beautiful..love your quilting.
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