Shoo Fly Quilt

AKA: My favorite quilt so far.


Pattern: Shoo Fly by Malka Dubrawsky
Finished size: 70" x 80"


The color inspiration:




October: It begins
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February: Quilting, then cutting off the backing around the quilting
*eta: I cut off the backing because I hated it so much and would rather lose 4 yards of fabric than cut out the quilting.*
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March: Finished!
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10 comments:

  1. This is SO fun... I can see why you love it. ;)

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  2. Your quilt turned out so beautiful! I love all the colors you used!

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  3. Awesome! That's one big sucker too, well done. I've yet to make anything bigger than a twin. Can you explain to me why you cut off the backing? Is this some interesting technique I've never heard of?

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  4. Aww! So nice. This is great inspiration to finish my own ginormous quilt!

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  5. Kirsty@BonjourMar 22, 2012 05:36 AM
    Awesome! Can you explain to me why you cut off the backing? Is this some interesting technique I've never heard of?

    me, too. i wish there had been some explanation and a better close-up.

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  6. Your version of the shoo fly quilt is my absolute favourite.

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