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Stephanie's Postcard from New York Quilt

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Funky, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Jelly rolls, cotton batting, cotton thread

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What are you most proud of? One of the jelly roll strip had a nick which only became visible after washing the quilt top. I had made a little embroidery stamp while practicing on my Bernina, and it became the perfect patch! As a result, the quilt's name is "Postcard from New York" ! I enjoyed figuring out the circular quilt pattern, learning to use a guide attached to the quilt foot, and learned about zig-zag presser feet which made attaching the binding a much speedier task.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have fun! I didn't like the way the strips turned out the first time, so I unpicked the middle row, turned the top half around and re-attached it. It was also fun choosing a backing and binding which make the quilt my own.

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This is a very wonderful and dynamic quilt

08/16/2013 Flag

Thank you! That's very kind.

08/22/2013 Flag

I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

12/12/2014 Flag