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Thread: YOYO Quilt

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    I just finished the front of my newest Project. YOYO Quilt from the Better Homes and Gardens Quilt Magazine. 409 YoYos and it was so easy. Managed to work on it while watching TV. May start one for a baby or young child with soft colors.

    Great YOYOs
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    WOW! Didn't making all those yo-yos get boring? That's a lot of yo-yo's! Quilt is fantastic. Is the black one (or two) pieces or are they blocks?

    maybe it looks like the yo-yo's are on strips? That would work as a QAYG if it is-really quick!

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    Beautiful, Love the black background:)

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    It was 38 rows of 3 1/2" by 42" strips. 28 rows of 10 YoYos with 10 additional rows of 11 YoYos. Stitched every odd row 1,3,5,7.... with 10 YoYo strip stitched to 11 YoYo strip. Rows 2, 4, 6.... were 10 YoYo strip stitched to another 10 YoYo stitch. I then had to stitch each unit of 19 strips together. Found I had to move a few of the YoYos around after putting the strip lengths together as they appeared next to each other. Took time but it went well because I could sit and make the YoYos and ultimately stitch the YoYos to the strips while I was watching TV with Hubby.

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    that is AWESOME. What a cool way to do Yo Yos!

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    The pattern called for teal but the article commented that the black would pop the YoYos better. It sure did. I would do another quilt with the YoYo theme at some point. Glad everyone likes it. I have only been quilting for 6 months and have made 4 previous quilts. I am so glad I started quilting. It is such great therapy for relaxing.

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    Gorgeous!!!

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    cool

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    Love them yo-yo's,especially on the black background.

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    Very pretty and stunning with the black. Great job.

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    fantastic... :-)

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    Looks very 'retro'!

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    WOW! Beautiful.

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    I love the POP!!

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    Beautiful on the black!!! You did a great job :D

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    Pretty!

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    Gorgeous. Looks great on the black background. Another idea for my yoyo's. Have about 300 more to go!!

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    Nice quilt, very pretty. I wonder if I would have the patience to do that mant yoyos.

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    Very cool....thanks for sharing.

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    I have that magazine right by me now :-). Added this to my must do list now seeing yours :-). Nice job!!

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    very pretty black made it stand out nice job maureen

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    I agree. I think the black makes them pop. I have also seen a medium blue background with all blue prints in the yo-yo's and that looked nice too. I like the way you tackled the project. You did a really nice job. Makes me want to try to make one.

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    Awesome quilt. Colors are great I just love the yo yo's. Marilyn

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    Wow, it looks great

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    You did a beautiful job on this quilt! I love how the yoyos pop on that dark back ground :D:D:D

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