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Blue Dragonflies

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Stasher Bridget shares the following about her newest creating:
My 9 year old son has been asking me to make him a quilt.  He saw a picture of a quilt he liked on Pinterest and so I ordered the pattern.  When I got it, I realized it had all these strange borders on it that you couldn’t see in the picture and I felt they detracted from the quilt rather than improved it.  And the instructions were crazy – 13 pages of text making the quilt much harder than it needed to be.  So I took the dragonfly applique template and then made up my own pattern for the rest. I often use Excel to plan out my quilts – basically setting the spreadsheet up like graph paper. Then I can play with colors and sizes on the screen.

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