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Once again Amy Ellis from Amy’s Creative Side has a Quilter’s Blogger Festival going on and I decided to enter my Hopscotch quilt. I actually made this quilt twice as the purple one went away to Quilt Market and stores for a little over a year.
Since the original quilt was gone before I finished the pattern…..I made the quilt a second time with batiks again but using a cream for a completely different take on the quilt.
Notice how both quilts aren’t the same size? When I made the second quilt I didn’t add the first border which made it just a little bit smaller. Then I threw the quilt in the wash machine and dryer on medium heat. As you can see it shrunk a little bit……actually about 4 inches.
I always add a color wash sheet and so far have never had the fabric bleed.
You can learn more about the fast and easy Hopscotch pattern by clicking this link.
Be sure to visit Amy’s Blogger’s Quilt Festival link up party and take a look at all of the beautiful quilts!
Check out this post of the quilt I entered last year in the Blogger’s Quilt Festival. Opps…..pattern still coming on this one!
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