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DNP Disappearing Nine Patch - Grad gifts

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? Stash!

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What are you most proud of? 21 young women (friends of the grads) kept a 4 month long secret: they were making quilts! They stitched 1/4" seams, put together nine patches, cut them in half and restitched the blocks. Weeeeo! Go to my quilting blog and see the ticker tape pillows they made that match each quilt. http://FabricFulfillingItsDestiny.blogspot.com

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Missouri Star Quilt Company has a great free video tutorial on the DNP (Disappearing Nine Patch) block. Google DNP for many more tuts on this very easy block.

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What a fabulous idea brilliant!

08/13/2011 Flag

fabulous design and colors/fabrics. love it.

08/28/2011 Flag

Thank you! The teens went through my stash and picked the colors for each of their friends quilt (to fit their personalities and interests). And the DNP is all straight seams so it is excellent for beginners.

08/28/2011 Flag