Christmas gift #1

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September 12, 2013 by Melissa

*Note – I’m way behind on my blogging. Way behind. I wrote this almost a month ago but have run into so many problems uploading photos to WordPress lately. Grr. I’m doing much better with Instagram (http://instagram.com/craftygoods).


These are a little out of order, but here is the first of the 6 or so quilts that I’m working on for Christmas gifts this year. I call it the first because I completed the piecing a couple months ago but asked Marcy at the ECMQG to quilt it for me. She brought it back to me at last month’s meeting but with school starting and end-of-summer travel, I haven’t gotten around to posting it yet.

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This quilt will be for my husband’s niece. She wanted to start quilting early this year but got tired of it and quit. One day my husband came home with a gift from her – all the awesome fabrics she had bought. The girl does have some great taste in fabrics!

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The pattern is Vintage by Camille Roskelley from her book Simply Retro. I am in love with this quilt for so many reasons. The fabrics are fantastic – a mix of Jennifer Paganelli and Amy Butler and some I don’t know. Marcy’s quilting is amazing! The size of this quilt is perfect for snuggling but also would work on a twin bed. Those giant blocks are modern and fun. And of course, I love it because it’s so bright and cheery! I’m going to have a very difficult time parting with this one.

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(The dog is not included in the Christmas gift.)

 

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2 thoughts on “Christmas gift #1

  1. The quilt is beautiful…what a lucky family!

  2. Cindy says:

    Gorgeous! I end up so busy at our meetings, I seldom have a chance to see all of the quilts. Marcy’s quilting really shines here.

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