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T2 Quilt

What about more of a bold statement! Adds a little bit more drama to the overall design doesn’t it?

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Here is my final design. (I found the letters and numbers on my SewPrecise 3 CD.) Now hopefully I can find the time to complete it. We still have a couple of weeks before dh’s (Dear Husband’s) family Christmas get-together.

It’s all very well to have a design to work towards but one must spend some time behind the sewing machine, wish me luck!

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T1 Quilt

A simple but graphically interesting quilt. I tend towards more complicated designs which can take forever to complete. Simple designs with visual appeal and great fabrics are always a winner!

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Just a couple of different border options. At the moment I’m ‘over’ complicated long standing projects – I have too many outstanding myself so will probably never make anything like this. Can I bring myself to never say never!

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With the addition of a new baby in the extended family I have been thinking about what type of design to make and have decided to ‘run’ with the Carpenter’s Wheel. I find this block has plenty of visual appeal even when made in a large size; mine will be 24″.

Not sure about the star sashings yet as I have been thinking about some foundation pieced letters with her name and date of birth instead. I’ll just have to get the blocks made and see how I go for time! When I made the 50th wedding anniversary quilt for friends a couple of years ago the foundation pieced letters took me about 5 days to make. They look great and certainly personalise a quilt but you begin to wonder why you thought it was such a good idea.

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…. and now here’s one I don’t like at all. Just too many flowers – very overcrowded!

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Here’s another option while still retaining my applique border!

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