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Yes, I finished a quilt!

Old 08-03-2021, 03:55 PM
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It seems like a long while since I posted a finished quilt. This Three-Star quilt was made for a family member who graduated from high school and who is having a late graduation celebration this week-end. It is family tradition that graduates must have a quilt. Searched the stash, added some coordinating fabric and three weeks later. It is ready for gifting, label and all.

My quilt group did this pattern as a mystery a few years ago but I rearranged it to use a consistent background fabric. I like the strong impact of it. I started with a layer cake, "Something Blue" from Edyta Sitar and built from there. The back is the dark blue/green as in four the corners. The quilting was done by a long arm quilter from my Zoom quilting group because I wanted something special for this gift. I love hand stitching, so I stitched away on the binding while listening to an audio book to finish it off.
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Old 08-03-2021, 04:12 PM
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I love it! Great colors, great gift.
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Old 08-03-2021, 04:32 PM
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Awesome quilt!
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Old 08-03-2021, 04:39 PM
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Beautiful job!
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Old 08-03-2021, 05:33 PM
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oh, that's lovely!
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Old 08-03-2021, 05:37 PM
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Beautiful quilt and quilting design!
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Old 08-03-2021, 05:45 PM
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That’s gorgeous!

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Old 08-03-2021, 09:16 PM
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Woohoo! Look at that finished quilt, good for you. The piecing is gorgeous and I love the quilting. And when you add in the story and the quick turnaround -- amazing, simply amazing.

I understand the feeling that it seems like a long time and I'm hoping to post a picture before then end of the year...
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Old 08-04-2021, 01:58 AM
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I like the tradition of every graduate gets a quilt. The pattern and the way you planned the colors turned out perfectly. Lovely quilting design as well.
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Old 08-04-2021, 02:29 AM
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Beautiful! And your quilting is just amazing, it will be loved. Congratulations on getting it done so quickly.
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