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Christmas swap quilt finished!!

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Unbelievable!! I pieced something. Then quilted it!! OMG

Then I bound it!! I guess that's the correct sequence :P but I can't seem to reach the final step!!

I love the Christmas strips from our swap--I used the brights and darks with a white on cream for the background.

Simple piecing, lots of white spaces for some special quilting, easy zinger border made from the leftovers, more white, then binding.

Unfortunately, I had a half day to squeeze in the quilting and three hours between work yesterday and my Guild Christmas meeting last night (my self-imposed deadline!) was used to bind it.

My plan for special quilting (some fancy feathers) was put aside because of time constraints. I am happy with my new Christmas quilt!

What shall we do for a new swap?

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Linda Rech

Finely Finished Quilts

Millennium on Bliss rails--hand-guided

http://www.topperquilttools.com

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Oh, you are SUCH a SHOW-OFF:P:P Its beautiful...and I think you did some pretty fancy quilting there, too, missy!! Doesn't it feel great to finish something of your own??:D


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Dorothy MillerAPQS Sales Representative

Crazy Horse Quilting

Sequim, WA

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To Ride or Not to Ride...what a stupid question!!

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cute! You do great under pressure! :)


"Of all the things a woman's hands have made---The quilt so lightly thrown across her bed---The quilt that keeps her loved ones warm---Is woven of her love and dreams and thread." excerpt from The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt by Carrie A. Hall
 

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 Always quilting with her faithful friend, Mademoiselle Madeleine Millennium, Bliss-fully skating gracefully...and having lots of fun with IntelliQuilter

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beautiful job Linda.

I love the swirlies around the stars, reminds me of blowing snow in a winter storm!! The holly border is great as well. You did a great job and is this the first one done from the swap or have others finished theirs as well. I may have missed them. I think I did see one that was pieced already. I love to see all the different designs everyone comes up with.

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Oh Linda, I just love what you did with the swap strips! And I agree with Jeanne, it reminds me of a snow storm amongst the stars, with the holly/berry border to top it off. Awesome! You are just so inspiring, thank you. :)


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Proud Owner of 2009 Millie

Bliss & Quiltazoid Friendly

We cannot change the direction of the wind, but we can adjust our sails.....

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That is lovely Linda. Love the quilting too. :)

I am close to having mine pieced. I managed to use all the strips and added a great beige snowflake fabric for the background. Now, this encourages me to get it done! Thanks.

I won't be ready for another swap, as I have lots to finish first. But, keep me posted.


Kristina at website http://withakquilting.blogspot.com/ and personal blog http://froggybottomquilting.blogspot.com/

 

Hoppily quilting along with FROGGER - my Green Millennium, and TOAD - my Liberty. Quiltazoid equipped too!

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wow! That white background made those Christmas colors just pop! The quilting is beautiful! I love it.


Just Sew Simple Sylvia Blissett APQS Freedom '09 "Stitch" Circle Lord 2010 “"Until one has loved an animal, Part of their soul remains unawakened.”

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See what happens when you can't stop by and visit the forum everyday. You miss eye candy like this.

Linda it is gorgeous!!! Immediately went into my favorites


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Bekah

Shepherd's Garden Quilting

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APQS Millenium

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