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Old 07-09-2022, 08:44 AM
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I just finished the Laundry Basket Quilts Mystery 2022 (pattern is now called Montana) in my “I stand for Ukraine” colors. I ended up making it 2/3 the size in Edyta’s pattern because I bought the wrong size ruler. Some of the pieces thus needed to be cut using a 1/3 inch measurement, which is never fun. And the finished size is a little odd at 46 x 46 inches.

My quilt does have a name: “Where have all the flowers gone?” The name was partially inspired by my light fabrics which are vintage 90’s I bought recently at a recycled fabric dealer. It was, of course, also inspired by Pete Seeger’s anti-war song. Seeger has said his song was inspired by an old Cossack folk song that Mikhail Sholokhov (whose father was Russian and whose mother was Ukrainian) included in his book, Quiet Flows the Don. Quilted on my Bernina 1090 using FMQ and the Quilters Select Clamshell ruler in 1 1/2” in the border.
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Old 07-09-2022, 08:59 AM
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What a wonderful quilt. You can tell the loving hours of work you have taken to quilt it. Great work!
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Old 07-09-2022, 09:19 AM
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Lovely quilt!
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Old 07-09-2022, 10:48 AM
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That quilt is beautiful & the quilting is perfect. I love the backing fabric as it really is just right for the quilt. Thank you for sharing it with us today.
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Lovely work!
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Old 07-09-2022, 12:17 PM
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Ohhhhh what a beauty! I love it, you did a wonderful job.
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Old 07-09-2022, 09:11 PM
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Wow! What a fantastic job you did. This pattern would make a beautiful tree skirt for someone very special.
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Old 07-10-2022, 05:08 AM
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Very pretty, love the colors.
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Old 07-10-2022, 05:09 AM
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Great job on the quilting.

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Old 07-10-2022, 01:27 PM
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Beautiful quilt and quilting. Fantastic work on it.
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