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CYOC UFO Finish!
Apr 09, 2013, 02:06 PMasimplelife
CYOC UFO Finish!
Here is an oldie but a goodie... I'm guessing 2008 for the year of the swap. I love how it turned out!
Apr 09, 2013, 02:08 PMasimplelife
I chose turquoise fleece for one step batting & backing. I used my walking foot to grid quilt along the block edges and along the middle strings. This quilt will be donated to Project Linus.
Apr 09, 2013, 02:13 PMMountainLaurel
Love the colors! It turned out nice. Congrats on another UFO finished!
Apr 09, 2013, 03:56 PMalexemmarose
Whew!!! Great colors!!!
Apr 09, 2013, 03:59 PMAuntie Reba
Great idea on the fleece! Pat yourself on the back..well done and looks good! Doesn't it FEEL good too to get it done?
Apr 09, 2013, 04:46 PMBrandyquilter
That is so pretty! Makes me want to play with my string blocks. I am not sure if I was in that swap but I have been in several so have many blocks to choose from. Great job!
Apr 09, 2013, 05:41 PMAngelaC
Very nice! Great idea using fleece for the one step batting/backing
BTW, I love your blog
Apr 09, 2013, 05:54 PMcrazy'boutquilts
Beautiful! I love fleece for the back too. :-)
Apr 09, 2013, 09:03 PMroyalboomer
Great idea on the fleece backing....I may try that on one. I think I did that swap - it may have been the one that got me hooked....we all mailed directly to the "chooser" I think...it was fun getting all the envelopes in the mail.
Apr 09, 2013, 09:18 PMQuiltaholic
That is one gorgeous quilt!
Apr 09, 2013, 09:22 PMcksvett
Great quilt, all around. Love the colors, string blocks backing and quilting, simple but neat... Chris
Apr 09, 2013, 10:32 PMasimplelife
Thanks for all of your nice comments! And yes it feels GREAT to finally be a finisher. This was UFO Finish #23 for me this year... I'm ahead of my goal to finish one a week. ;-)
I think I did at least 3 of the CYOC swaps back during that time. I still have some 30's blocks and a set of Christmas blocks in my UFO drawer from them.
Apr 09, 2013, 11:41 PMNICUnurse
Great quilt and I love the colors! I like your idea of fleece for the backing too. May have to try that on the next one!
What a FUN quilt! Love how it turned out! Someone's going to LOVE it!!
Apr 10, 2013, 02:38 AMsewlove2quilt
I have some 30's strings from one of these swaps...need to get them out & get it finished, too!
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Apr 10, 2013, 06:08 AMmuggomuggo
That's beautiful. Love the colors!!
my philosophy: there are no real mistakes in quilting, just design opportunities!!
Apr 10, 2013, 05:52 PMAuntJo
Very nice! The colors are great
Apr 11, 2013, 08:23 AMAliquilt
It's gorgeous!! I never thought about fleece as a backing, may have to try that.
Apr 11, 2013, 02:36 PMKentucky_Sunshine
Love it,so pretty and vibrant!
loving that fleece backing too
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