Here is an oldie but a goodie... I'm guessing 2008 for the year of the swap. I love how it turned out!
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.
Love the colors! It turned out nice. Congrats on another UFO finished!
Our lives are like quilts - bits and pieces, joy and sorrow, stitched with love.
Whew!!! Great colors!!!
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?
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!
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Very nice! Great idea using fleece for the one step batting/backing
BTW, I love your blog
Beautiful! I love fleece for the back too. :-)
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.
Great quilt, all around. Love the colors, string blocks backing and quilting, simple but neat... Chris
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.
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!!
I have some 30's strings from one of these swaps...need to get them out & get it finished, too!
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That's beautiful. Love the colors!!
my philosophy: there are no real mistakes in quilting, just design opportunities!!
Very nice! The colors are great
It's gorgeous!! I never thought about fleece as a backing, may have to try that.
Love it,so pretty and vibrant!
loving that fleece backing too great idea!
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