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"Thank's Frank" French Braid

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Front - French Braid

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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 Functional
Style Classic, Traditional
Mrs Kelly on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? This one is an actual kit I purchased when on Vacation - Wasn't ready to pick colors yet. Decided on hand quilting - still have 3/8 to go.

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What are you most proud of? Most of the strips came out the same length. The shortest - is now on the back.

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I love the colors you used and the design is terrific!

06/04/2014 Flag

Beautiful. How wide are the color strips and the black strip?

04/17/2015 Flag

The pattern can be found in Jane Hardy Miller's book "French Braid quilts" Finished Braid sizes are 1 1/2"x6 1/2" - with 1/4" black strip between. You can use pre-cut 2 1/2" strips - the braids will be a little larger.

04/17/2015 Flag

this is beautiful and I love the tribute to frank.

06/03/2015 Flag

did you hand quilt this?

06/03/2015 Flag