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Old 08-06-2018, 03:48 PM
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Slowly, but surely, I am getting my mother's room all finished up. I just finished her quilt. In the background of one of the pictures, you can see the curtains I also made for her room from the same fabrics.

The pattern is Fractured Crystals by Linda Ballard (found here). I had the great pleasure of attending one of her workshops years ago, and it is one of my favorite patterns. Despite how intricate it looks, the instructions in her workbook are so clear and easy to follow, with plenty of illustrations, so it is actually a breeze to piece. I highly recommend this pattern for anyone who wants a quick go-to pattern, or even something new for those charity quilts--I've managed to cut and stitch up a lap size version in under 4 hours.

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Old 08-06-2018, 03:56 PM
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What a beautiful quilt. $ hours you say...not in this lifetime!!! You are a great quilt maker your Mother will love it!!! And the curtains too, wow!!!
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Old 08-06-2018, 04:12 PM
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Very nice!
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Old 08-06-2018, 04:44 PM
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What a pretty red and white room! The quilt top is lovely.
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Old 08-06-2018, 04:46 PM
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​Lovely quilt and room!
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Old 08-06-2018, 05:26 PM
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I love the room, curtains, and quilt. You have done a pretty job. It is so pretty.
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Beautiful quilt and room.
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Old 08-06-2018, 06:05 PM
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beautiful room and quilt. love the gold blocks
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Old 08-06-2018, 06:14 PM
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Absolutely beautiful quilt. Your Mom is going to enjoy her new room too.
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Very pretty, love the floral fabric.
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