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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Deana: Family Round Robins revealed

My family met last night for a wonderful dinner and visit.  We ended the night with the girls exchanging their round robin quilts.  It was a mystery as to who received which quilt until last night.

For this mystery we all started with the same 9 fat quarters of Blue Lagoon Artisan Shimmer fabric and then added what we wanted to it.  I can't believe how they all look so different.

My sister, Tracy, organized this beautiful brown and blue quilt for Mom.  She picked up some browns from the Artisan Shimmer collection.  I wish you could see the beautiful Shimmer fabric better in the photo.

My sister in law, Felicity, organized this gorgeous Americana quilt for my sister, Tracy.

I organized this one for my sister, Jodi.  I will be selling a pattern for it later this spring when I get a chance to write it.

My sister-in-law, Becky, organized this wonderful "Storm at Sea" for ME!!!  I LOVE IT!!!  I have always wanted a "Storm at Sea" quilt and I love the blues and yellows.

My Mother organized this beautiful braid quilt for my sister-in-law, Becky.  

I loved this quilt so much that it inspired me to design the "Shimmer Braid" QAL.  The braids in my design came straight from this inspirational quilt as well as the fabrics.
You can find the free tutorial at this link.

My sister, Jodi, organized this beautiful quilt for my sister-in-law, Felicity.

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  1. So... which one did you get? :) They're all lovely.

  2. I have the same question? Which one is yours? I think I can figure out the one you planned. They are all beautiful. That is such a great family activity.

  3. I really like your Storm at Sea quilt you got and the one for your sister Jodi

  4. Wow! What a talented bunch of relatives! You all must be so happy with your quilts! Lovely!

  5. How different they all are, even though each started with the same nine fabrics. Fascinating. I have a personal favourite, but I will keep it to myself as they are all wonderful.

  6. WOW, they are all so beautiful. I love each one!!

  7. Your family is filled with gifted Quilter's Deana! It must be so much fun to share your passion with your loved ones! And every one of those quilts is gorgeous!

  8. They all are just fabulous and I look forward to seeing them all quilted up.

  9. Wow - it really is surprising how much variety there is from the same start! This is a really fun share. :)


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