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Tandem Quilt

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

My DH and I will be hosting the Alabama Tandem Weekend March 23-25. The previous hosts had made some beautiful Adirondack chairs as a prize for a trivia game, and we wanted to continue the tradition. DH has worked so very hard on the arrangements, and I can't build chairs, so I decided to make a quilt. It has gone through several versions, but I have finally finished it.

It is a full size, and the pattern is Jewel Box. I made the top completely with pieces from my scrap box under my cutting table. I did purchase the backing fabric because I didn't have a piece large enough.



The biggest problem I had was getting the applique centered on the back. I loaded it upside down in the frame so I could echo stitch around the applique. Not gonna do that again.



I'm still pleased with how it turned out. Now to get the trivia quiz questions together.
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IMSMILEY88 4/13/2012 10:57PM

    You did a lovely job on the quilt! Wow!

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MAMMAW497 3/7/2012 6:28PM

    Your quilt is a work of art! Even the back is special. :-)
Beautiful.....jealous of the people who will win it.
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LUVS2BIKE101 3/3/2012 7:13PM

    Wow!!! What talent! Your quilt is gorgeous! Take pictures of the winner's reaction when they get that beautiful prize. Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend!
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QUILTEDGRAN1 3/1/2012 11:18AM

    Great job, and your creativity is inspirational.

Quilting from the back is a pain, I agree.

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CARLANNIE 3/1/2012 9:01AM

    What a fantastic quilt - love the idea that you used your scraps, and also love the applique - someone is going to be extremely happy!

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TOWHEE 2/29/2012 9:55PM

    Your quilt is beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us. Someone is going to be very lucky and very happy.

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SHAMILTON311 2/29/2012 7:57PM

    Absolutely gorgeous!

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HYJEAN 2/29/2012 12:29PM

    I just love it. I am sure it will be a big hit. I would rather have the quilt than the chairs.

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BILL60 2/29/2012 9:15AM

    I like it!! Well done.

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DOR2BFIT 2/29/2012 9:08AM

    That is so beautiful! The winners will be very lucky people! emoticon

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KRISLEEB 2/29/2012 9:01AM

    That's AMAZING!!!! Thanks for sharing!

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TATTER3 2/29/2012 6:36AM

    Beautiful!!!! I am so impressed!!! Keep Sparkin'!!

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QUILTINGBUDDY 2/28/2012 11:49PM

    That's so nice Bev! Sure wish I could see the quilting on it, bet it's really cool looking. I'm not brave enough to quilt from the back.

And I just love the way the cycling motif turned out. It's great Bev. Someone is going to just love it!

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Q8PRINCESS 2/28/2012 11:43PM

    WOW it's beautiful!


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MARIE405 2/28/2012 11:26PM

    Looks very nice, I wish I could do that.

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