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Just finished my daughter's new quilt, a queen sized one at that.   I pieced this on a Singer 301A, and it was my first large quilt finished on my Sweet 16 midarm quilting machine.

I've been so excited to finally get a midarm.  Located a used one in great condition, almost never used, and in a hideaway table.  We drove most of the day to pick it up and get back, but it was worth it!  Finally, I can quilt as much in the middle section of a quilt as I do in the borders!  I could have gone for a longarm, but did not have a dedicated room to put one.  I've taught myself to move the quilt around to fmq on a domestic, so getting used to the Sweet 16 wasn't such a big leap.  Learning to get the tension right has been the biggest hurdle, but it got pretty good.102_3342.JPG 102_3345.JPG   


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Your quilting is great!
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Thanks, Margaret, I do enjoy doing the quilting.
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I really, really like your quilt and the quilting is great! And congrats on the Sweet Sixteen! Another HQ convert lol. What's the name of the pattern please?

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Thank you, Cari.
The quilt pattern is "Peeks and Valleys" designed by Kari Nichols.  The back of the pattern gives a business name of "Mountainpeek Creations." 
It goes together very easily.  I'm not a fast piecer or quilter, but I accomplished this one in about 5 weeks.  That was really pushing it with working, pets, etc.  Glad I had a couple of snow days!

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Thanks! I originally thought it was made with large flying geese but I just looked up the pattern and now I see that it's even easier, just HSTs. Now on my bucket list.

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Love!
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Thank you Lori.  Grey is so popular with the younger generation.  I have had a hard time with all the grey the last few years, but really did love the soothing effect of these fabrics.  
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