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Sampler by Alex Anderson
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Date: 3/10/13 2:21 PM

This has been sitting in the closet for 3 months waiting for the binding. Last night, I finally finished it.



Here is a link to the book: Alex Anderson Book

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Date: 3/10/13 2:25 PM

Congratulations on finishing your first quilt -- love the colours especially the royal blue.

I'm just getting back in to quilting and recently finished a wall hanging kit I picked up last year -- still need to post photos.

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Date: 3/10/13 2:55 PM

Wow! It's stunning. You did a great job on it.

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Date: 3/10/13 2:56 PM

nice piecing!

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Date: 3/10/13 3:00 PM

I'm not usually too much in love with sampler quilts, but I do like this one! Looks like it's designed so you get a chance to make each block more than one time.

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Date: 3/10/13 3:38 PM

It's very nice. I have that book and haven't even looked at it yet :)

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Date: 3/10/13 4:00 PM

Thanks! I am not a big fan of sampler quilts either, but it is a good project to learn the different basic block styles.

My local Babylock dealer offered it as a 6 week class which I took with my Mom.

Now I just need to go over to her house and help her with the binding on her quilt and we can both say we are done. :)

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Date: 3/10/13 4:22 PM

I took a 'beginner' class with my mother maybe 15 years ago; it was fun! And we both ended up with crib-size quilts for gifts.

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Date: 3/10/13 5:11 PM

Well done! Congrats! It's very cheerful.

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Date: 3/10/13 5:46 PM

That is lovely! So peppy and pretty.I can't believe it's your first quilt. :)

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