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Jacob's Ladder Criss Cross

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? A local quilt shop's annual summer Tent Sale's scrap bin - fill a bag for $5. I picked as many oranges/yellows/rusts/ beiges as I could find. I think I filled 5 or 6 baggies, all cottons. The outside border is the only purchased yardage.

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What are you most proud of? How striking it looks, considering it was made out of scraps!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't over think the process. The whole point of a scrap quilt is to just run with it. My main criteria for this quilt was that all the blocks with a bird in them were situated upright! That created some arranging problems, but it all worked out.

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I love, love, love this quilt! The pattern is always a gpod one & the fabrics/colors are awesome! Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

01/10/2012 Flag

thank you!

01/10/2012 Flag

love this- colors and mixture of blocks.

01/27/2012 Flag

thank you, it is back from the quilter now, and although expensive, I couldn't have done as nice a job as she did. it's awesome!

01/28/2012 Flag