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Tesselated Darks and Brights

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Casual, Whimsical, Funky
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Pinwheel

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What materials did you use? Quilting fabric, cotton batting, variegated thread

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What are you most proud of? I very quickly picked the colors based on another quilt I saw, and did not agonize over them! Also, I used the scraps to make the borders and a matching pillowcase.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep in mind that the straight edges on this type of quilt are on the bias grain, so it is possible to end up with some distortion at the very edges. I would definitely do some measuring in the middle to compare with the edges, and try to ease them in when you sew the borders on. Probably not a problem with a tied quilt, but it sure can be annoying with machine quilting!

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