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Charm Quilt in Progress!

Sunday, September 29, 2013

It's not even 1/4 of the way done and will be king size when finished. I really want a quilt we can use on our bed. It's nine patches of similar colors. What makes it a charm quilt is that every patch is a different fabric, no repeats. Okay one or two repeat if I really really loved the fabric! But it is my quilt, I make the rules :) Each square is 3 x 3. It's also called a begging quilt because you beg fabric from friends, family and strangers. There will 1764 small squares making up 180 nine patches (if I did the math right, which is always a big if...)


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MISHMOM 11/19/2013 7:09PM

    That is very pretty! emoticon

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4DOGNIGHT 10/7/2013 10:47AM

    Hey, you could beg some 3" squares from the Quilt and Lore team!

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LISAMWAGNER 10/7/2013 9:59AM

    That is awesome!! And quite an undertaking at a king size!! How will you quilt it when its done? I have a lot of 6" blocks you very welcome to. We have a 6" block exchange at a local bee I go to once a month. I have no use for them and would love to send them to you. Please send me an email; Ladymist1@aol.com if you are interested in them.

Good Luck

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MPETERSON2311 9/30/2013 4:55PM

    its very beautiful

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LOUISEH54 9/30/2013 12:12PM

    Nice way to make a scrappy quilt. You can email me too if you'd like some fabric from my resource center.

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CHEERFUL-ALT-3 9/30/2013 9:57AM

    oh I would love a couple of square from spark friends! Part of the charm of the quilt is remembering where the fabric came from :)

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MANDIETERRIER1 9/29/2013 8:12PM

    Its beautiful. I admire someone who can quilt

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2HAMSDIET 9/29/2013 5:22PM

    How beautiful. Do you need more squares? Spark mail me if needed

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CHEERFUL-ALT-3 9/29/2013 2:15PM

    the seams are straight? this is just nine patches laid out, they aren't sewn together yet.

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NOWYOUDIDIT 9/29/2013 2:00PM

    Beautiful!! I love it! I'm amazed you can piece it without going "straight" seams.
You are very talented!
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PAMNANGEL 9/29/2013 12:32PM

    It's already looking gorgeous!

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WENDYSPARKS 9/29/2013 12:24PM

    Pretty!! emoticon

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JLKL1980 9/29/2013 11:40AM

    OMG - it's so beautiful, and I can just imagine how it will look when you finish it and get it quilted.

I quilt and sew, too. It's a wonderful creative outlet and hobby. I love the quilt pix as the background to your Sparkpage.

Happy Quilting!

Joy

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WOUBBIE 9/29/2013 11:14AM

    Whoosh! Yeah, that would take a lot of begging!

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