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The Brown Quilt: Finished After Years of Languishing

I can't remember when exactly I started this quilt, but I reckon it's been about six years in the making.  It spent most of that time just sitting in boxes as little pieces of fabric waiting to be pieced together.  I used scraps of fabric from other projects.  Even the backing fabric was pieced together.  I don't know how I ended up with so many brown fabrics, but apparently I was attracted to brown for a period! I used a free pattern put out by Art Gallery Fabrics; it is called "Blissful" and was created to go with their line of fabric called "Rapture," both of which I believe were designed by Pat Bravo.  The exact pattern doesn't exist any more on the Art Gallery website, but there are plenty of other simple rectangle designs available.  
At some point I misplaced the pattern so I forgot to do the border around the quilt top.  I just edged it with a binding, also hand-made on the bias with fabric scraps.  I didn't do the best job with the bindin…

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