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Comma Zen Strip Quilt Tutorial

In my last post, I shared some fabric I had found and fell in love with (Comma Fabric by Zen Chic). I also shared two brick block quilt tops I made using the fabric. If you read through this post, you might remember that I only used 25 of the 40 fat quarters that came in the bundle. My daughter had fallen in love with a strip quilt she saw on Pinterest so I decided to try making a similar one for her.

While I had plenty of fat quarters left to make this Comma Zen strip quilt, and that was my original plan, I actually made this quilt mainly using scraps from brick quilt tops. I did, however, cut a few strips from each of the leftover fat quarters, but I had enough fabric left for even one more quilt top.
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Simple Rail Fence – My First Quilt

I figured since I am giving Hidden Treasure Crafts a new beginning, I would start talking about my quilts from the beginning. This is the first quilt I made (in 2002).

Simple Rail Fence - My First Quilt

Considering I am now designing my own quilt patterns, I can’t believe I was so nervous to make this simple rail fence quilt.  In my defense, as far as I am concerned, I think most finished quilts look anything but simple.  I think that is one of the things I now love about quilting — how you can get such complex looking designs usually by making simple, straight stitched and cuts.
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