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A New Twist - French Braid Quilt

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A New Twist - French Braid Quilt

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo A New Twist

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What are you most proud of? How wonderfully the pattern worked out as far as the colors blending.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The more modern layer cakes seem to be too busy. The more traditional fabrics work much better. The Layer Cake needs to have three basic color pallets and a good combination of light, medium, and dark colors in each color way to complete the quilt as shown.

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wonderful use of color

09/19/2011 Flag

Thank You. I have to give credit to Moda. Their layer cakes already have all the colors picked for you!

09/19/2011 Flag

A quilter after my heart. I love the french braid...

09/20/2011 Flag

Someone left a comment of Pinterest that this is not an original design and I was violating copyright laws. I assure you it is my original design. I have all the hand written notes I made as I made this pattern to prove it. If there is another pattern out there, I was unaware of it. As we all learn in quilting, there are always many ways to put together the same block in a quilt. Yes, this is a french braid, but it is done using a layer cake. There are many books on french braids, but I have never seen a pattern using a layer cake. Thanks to all of you who believe in me and my patterns. Sharon

05/08/2012 Flag

Love your twist on the new french braid twist. The colors are great. Nice work as always

01/31/2014 Flag

Thank you! I love french braids too.

02/03/2014 Flag