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Framed 4-Patch Quilt

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Scrap Quilting taught by Pepper Cory

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Traditional, Casual
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What materials did you use? cotton fabric, thread

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What are you most proud of? I am very proud that I was able to use these blocks that were --- I'll say "disappointing" rather than "ugly," and come out with a quilt that I am not ashamed to send out into the world. I am very happy that I have a twin-sized quilt out of a throw's worth of blocks without adding any borders, since that is more likely to be useful to someone in an emergency situation.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? There are no ugly children and there are no ugly fabrics or quilt blocks; there are just some that have a harder time fitting in than others. If there's one piece of yellow staring at you in a quilt top, don't take it out; put in more yellow instead. And don't overthink the arrangement of the blocks. I started putting this on the design wall so I could swap things out and make it all perfect, and was starting to panic because I was running out of room. Once I stepped back and looked at it I realized it needed very little if any rearranging. So I'm just going to start sewing and see what happens; I have a hunch it will be just fine.

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I really like your quilt.

03/26/2013 Flag

Sweet! Love your kitty portrait too.

03/26/2013 Flag