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Swapped

This month my Quilt Guild held a mini-quilt swap. The fun part was, we had to choose one of three images as our inspiration for the quilt. Click on the little linky, scroll down and you can see the inspiration images if you are interested. I choose with the first image since I happen to love the combination of orange, yellow and blue. And, I have tons of fabrics with fall in that range because of my orange phase. This is what I came up with.
Oranges Mini-Quilt
I mostly used this tutorial. I machine appliqued my circles rather than by hand. Plus, I messed with the measurements, since I was making a smaller quilt. It ended up something like 13 by 17 inches. Some of my favorite fabrics went into this little quilt.
Oranges Mini-Quilt
Oranges Mini-Quilt
Oranges Mini-Quilt
Yes, that is the same blue, yellow and orange fabric from Anna's jean skirt. It's also the backing.
Oranges Mini-Quilt Backing
For me, the hand quilting with blue thread and the blue binding really make the whole quilt. I'm considering making another to hang up in the crafty room.

And, this is what I received in return.
Swap Mini-Quilt
Straight from Quilt Market and filled with fabric that hasn't even been released yet. Aren't I lucky?

Comments

Heather said…
The one you made is sooo cute!!! loove the polka dots.. and colors.. = ))

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