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Spinning Wheels (front)

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Created in this Craftsy Course

Creative Quilt Backs taught by Elizabeth Hartman

Make the back of your quilt as pretty and interesting as the front with easy ideas from this free mini-class by renowned quilter Elizabeth Hartman.

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Whimsical, Retro Vintage, Casual, Modern
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabrics and cotton batting

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I was inspired by a Fons&Porter quilt called Amish Buggy Wheels, which appeared in an ad for a magazine subscription. I made my own paper-pieced pattern (my spokes aren't evenly sized) and added sashings. The back was difficult because of working with such large pieces, at bias angles. The one little circle is covering a flaw in the fabric.

03/11/2014 Flag

I absolutely love this quilt!! The front reminds me of records or CDs. However, I ALSO love the K-State t-shirt I see on one of your quilt holders!! I went to KSU a few years ago...EMAW!!

03/29/2014 Flag

Thanks for the compliment. My K-state holder is my son who graduated from KSU, and the other holder is his wife, who graduated from KU. My daughter graduated from WSU, so I guess we represent Kansas very well.

04/04/2014 Flag

I love the Dresden

05/03/2014 Flag

Thank you.

06/27/2014 Flag

Love it! Great job!! Hey I noticed we both made the travel duffel and have the same first initial and last name!! oh, and we are both RN's!!! my first name is Cindy...

07/03/2014 Flag

duh...just noticed its my sign-on...but forgot to mention the best similiarity, we are both creative and talented!!

07/03/2014 Flag

What a coincidence! I love your bag. My quilt guild has a lot of RNs in it--most of us are older, but it just goes to show you how nurses are creative (and have to be, to deal with the everyday challenges of the job!)

07/04/2014 Flag