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Gudrun Erla's Round Robin Quilt

A creative explosion was the result when four quilt designers took on a project that pushed all their personal boundaries. See the journey Gudrun's quilt took from rectangular block to modern wall hanging. 

Gudrun's Close Look

So captivated by the results, she got up close to check out the details. 

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Gudrun's Reveal

With an aesthetic more modern than the other participants, her shock at seeing the finished top was immediately apparent. 

 

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Gudrun's Shock

Their creativity and ingenuity left her nearly speechless as she took it all in.

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Gudrun's Close Look

So captivated by the results, she got up close to check out the details. 

Read Gudrun's blog here.

Join the Round Robin Rebels Facebook group.

 

Gudrun's Thoughts

Hear Gudrun and the other designers talk about the No-Rules Round Robin and Gudrun's quilt.

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Round 1: Gudrun

The only one to make a rectangular center at the start, Gudrun used a 15° ruler to cut pieces for the fans.

 

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Round 2: Kari

Kari Carr added three rows of piping to the wavy border and finished off the corners with exclamation points.

 

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Round 3: Terri

Terri Degenkolb continued with Kari’s exclamation points, using them to create jacks (as in the children’s game). She also added polka dots. 

 

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Round 4: Terry

Terry played with the 15° ruler, ultimately deciding to add fan pieces only to the corners and centers of the scalloped sides. 

 

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Gudrun's Final Touches

After the reveals were completred, Gundrun and the other designers went to work in the American Patchwork & Quilting Crafts Lab discussing what, if anything, should be done to "complete" these quilt tops.

 

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Gudrun's Finished Quilt

In the end, Gudrun's finished quilt had the most unique final shape with its modern scalloped edge. 

 

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Rays of Friendship

Prior to quilting, Gudrun added a label to her quilt back with all four designers' names and her name for the quilt--Rays of Friendship.

 

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