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New Quilt for a Friend
Using Moda's Old Primrose Inn Charm Pack Quilt
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Date: 8/3/12 2:39 PM

I am making a thank you gift for a friend. It's another lap size quilt. I may just SITD on this one and keep it simple. I'll decide once I am ready to quilt it.

Here it is in EQ7:



Here are the four rows sewn together. I changed some of them around from the diagram.



I have the sashing, border and binding fabric on it's way. It will be a sage woven micro plaid that is one of the fabrics in the quilt. I'm not sure what I'll use on the back. I think I'll visit that local shop to see what I can find since that will be the least inexpensive route compared to ordering online.
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✝The Lord is my Light and my Salvation: whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1✝

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Date: 8/3/12 5:21 PM

This looks super easy. What size are those rectangles?

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Date: 8/3/12 6:20 PM

Looks very soothing! Serenity is your specialty!

Sage micro plaid sound perfect, especially with florals.

So often the simple things are the most beautiful.

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Date: 8/3/12 8:36 PM

Soothing is exactly what came to my mind when I saw this!

Relaxing and comfy and cozy.

LOVE it!

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Date: 8/3/12 10:21 PM

They are half a charm 2 1/2" x 5".

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Date: 8/3/12 10:23 PM

I think so too. I was going to use other fabrics for the sashing and border but while playing around with the fabrics, this combination was it! :)

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✝The Lord is my Light and my Salvation: whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1✝

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Date: 8/3/12 10:59 PM

It is soothing. Very pretty. Can't wait to see the sashing, border, backing and binding choices.

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Date: 8/13/12 12:48 PM

This morning I finished the quilting. I think it turned out ok. Not fabulous by any means. Now to cut the binding and sew it on. Will post a picture when it is done.

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✝The Lord is my Light and my Salvation: whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1✝

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Date: 8/14/12 1:04 PM

I'm done!



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✝The Lord is my Light and my Salvation: whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1✝

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Date: 8/14/12 1:39 PM

I like it. It is soft, soothing, and simple to look at. Love the outer border and backing fabric. I think the hearts on the sashing are wonderful. Very charming to look at.

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I am a Quilter at heart. I love to play with fabrics, patterns and colors. Recently I have discovered I enjoy doing applique. I love making pictures. Using a sewing machine is much easier than counted cross stitch or oil painting for me. I enjoy landscape quilting as well. I am working on my first applique project in the spring of 2014.
Bernina 630, my main machine
Pfaff 2036, my class machine
Babylock Molly
Bernina 1200DA serger
Unique Sewing Cabinet 450L

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