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Oliver's Quilt

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Oliver's Quilt Front

Created in this Craftsy Course

Pattern-Free Quiltmaking taught by Joe Cunningham

Combine spontaneous design with traditional techniques for bold quilts that are all your own. Joe Cunningham shows you how in this lively class.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric, cotton thread, cotton batting

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What are you most proud of? The quilt makes me smile!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make extra squares to give yourself plenty of options, and play around with the strips too. I added squares of the Birch animal print fabric to take full advantage of the beautiful characters and their movements. I chose where to cut the strips carefully so that they were almost fussy cut - looks like a lot of monkeys swinging around the quilt.

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Great job!! I love everything about it! You've inspired me to try this style!

07/10/2013 Flag

Thanks for your kind words! Have fun making your quilt.

07/11/2013 Flag

Thanks for taking the time to find me. Keep kilting.

07/12/2013 Flag

Absolutely beautiful!!!!!

07/12/2013 Flag

thank you very much!

07/14/2013 Flag

This is adorable and I'm going to copy your idea!!! Hope you don't mind!! GREAT job!!!!!! :)

07/24/2013 Flag

Thanks. Hope you enjoy making your quilt too!

07/24/2013 Flag

Love the monkeys! Adorable, creative, fresh! Congratulations!

09/21/2013 Flag

Thanks for your very kind words. This was one of my favorite quilts to make because I learned a fun riff on the rail fence quilt and the fabric made me smile!

09/27/2013 Flag