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Tulip quilt-Done!

Old 10-24-2014, 01:26 PM
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Default Tulip quilt-Done!

I designed this quilt last year using Lori Holts tulip block from her book Quilty Fun. I started the quilt long before her book came out when she offered the patterns for free on her blog. Of course I had to have the book anyway just because it's so darn cute. The piano key border has a 3D scalloped inner border, a technique a quilty friend taught me a couple of years ago. And the backing is pieced from my vintage baby prints. Can I say that I LOVE this quilt without sounding arrogant?

Like many of you I like to name my quilts. This one was hard because every name I came up(and you gals and guys) that I liked was already a well know quilt pattern. So....The border makes me think the top of a carousel at a carnival. I played around with a few carny ideas but nothing. Then it hit me that the tulips look like they're dancing in a circle. Blah, blah blah...and the name "Promenading Tulips".

Thanks for looking.
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Old 10-24-2014, 01:30 PM
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fantastic quilt
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Old 10-24-2014, 01:34 PM
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That is such a beautiful quilt and the quilting, oh my! Wish I could do quilting like that. Patience is not one of my strong folds.
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Old 10-24-2014, 01:49 PM
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very nicely done... great quilting and love that inner border... hope i can remember it when i make my next quilt that needs borders
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Old 10-24-2014, 01:52 PM
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I like the bright colors in your quilt. The border sets it off beautifully. Can you explain to us how you did the curved part?
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This is awesome! What a great job on everything!! Not surprised you love it, so do I
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Oh my, that is just lovely.
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Old 10-24-2014, 02:01 PM
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I absolutely love everything about that quilt, it's just beautiful. What a fabulous job, congrats!!!!!
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Old 10-24-2014, 02:07 PM
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As a friend used to say, "It isn't bragging, if it's the truth". And it IS lovely so you should just love it. I do, too. Yes, please share the border trick. Very clever. The colors are so pretty and crisp. Really, really nice.
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Your quilt is beautiful. The colours are so vibrant. It makes me think of my Grandmother's flower garden. To her, the vegetable garden was a necessity but her flower garden was pure joy.
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