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stitchintime
#106 Posted : Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:58:40 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: uspslady Go to Quoted Post

A pic of my #7 Quilt of Valor with the first 2 borders on the panel.  Any suggestions for a next border?  I think it will need at least 2 more borders to get it up to size, maybe 3.

That looks great, Karla.  IMHO, I think it needs a border of stars.  Maybe one border of stripes also.

Barb
Bonita
#107 Posted : Thursday, April 26, 2018 2:43:48 PM(UTC)
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Karla,no suggestions for the borders, but it's going to be lovely. The Forest Floor quilt is gorgeous.

Bonita
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#108 Posted : Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:54:39 PM(UTC)
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Chelle....Christmas tree lotto are done...
Photo in Tn retreat reporting silly
Oompa Loompa doompadee doo...
EliQuilts
#109 Posted : Friday, April 27, 2018 7:05:41 AM(UTC)
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Greetings, earthlings.  I have been endeavouring to find my marbles, so I have not sewn so much.  Yesterday I worked on my round robin and flipped through this month's UFO's pattern book,  I'm about 1/3 of the way through putting the blocks together and 80% with making blocks in the first place. 

I'm also really far along with the knitted shawl I've been obsessing over.  It's a mottled dark brown with specks of salmon, royal purple, and dark gold in it.  So naturally, i'm using blue, green, and copper beads.  They're on the dark end of the spectrum, though, so despite my LYS folks' concerns, the beads match in a scrap quilting kind of way.  Much better for my tastes than the medium salmon one of them was recommending. You know me and pink.

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#110 Posted : Friday, April 27, 2018 10:43:31 AM(UTC)
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Karla, WOW!  Both of your quilts are gorgeous.  The QOV, awesome and I think I agree with Barb.  A border of stars would really finish it off.  Maybe red with white stars.

And, oh my!, that Forest Floor quilt is fabulous!  Beautiful job of EVERYTHING!

Sharon
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TonyaQuilts
#111 Posted : Friday, April 27, 2018 12:14:08 PM(UTC)
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I just posted my list for the year. I know, late to the party... 

I will be working on Joseph's bargello quilt (#1), that I started over a year ago. I finally finished the quilting yesterday, and the binding has been waiting patiently to be attached. With only a few more days left this month, I could use the motivation to get it DONE!! So here I am. 

I will post a starting picture when I get home tonight from work.

Tonya

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#112 Posted : Friday, April 27, 2018 6:02:47 PM(UTC)
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The center of my anniversary quilt is done.  Just need 2 more rings

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#113 Posted : Friday, April 27, 2018 7:45:20 PM(UTC)
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My tumbling triangles is basted, but it will not get quilted this month.  Hopefully once I get back from Florida, I will get the 4 quilts we basted at the retreat quilted.

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#114 Posted : Friday, April 27, 2018 8:04:19 PM(UTC)
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Here is my starting picture. I can't seem to figure out how to get the picture to show up here.

my quilt
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#115 Posted : Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:29:52 AM(UTC)
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My Posy top is hitting road block after road block. I finally had the top pieced and realized it needed to be a bit wider. That is my current challenge and will carry me into May and I can foresee it will be June before it is quilted. I haven't started the backing yet and it will entail a fair bit of piecing.

 

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#116 Posted : Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:41:49 AM(UTC)
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Only 3 days left to finish the quilting on my second pick. Thank goodness first one done. I better get busy today.

Bonita
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#117 Posted : Saturday, April 28, 2018 12:36:06 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: TonyaQuilts Go to Quoted Post
Here is my starting picture. I can't seem to figure out how to get the picture to show up here.

my quilt
This won't open

Sharon
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cv quilter
#118 Posted : Saturday, April 28, 2018 12:38:03 PM(UTC)
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I am going to work on making the backing for the Memory Quilt this weekend.  I know I won't get the UFO completed and won't have a finish as it's going to be quilted by LAQ and she's two to four weeks out.  If I get the backing finished, I'll post.

Sharon
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uspslady
#119 Posted : Saturday, April 28, 2018 2:03:28 PM(UTC)
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Here is the finished product, although the colors on the picture look washed out.

Bonita
#120 Posted : Saturday, April 28, 2018 2:12:11 PM(UTC)
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WTG on the finish, Karla. It's beautiful.

Bonita
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#121 Posted : Saturday, April 28, 2018 3:07:09 PM(UTC)
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Ditto what Bonita said, Karla.  Very pretty!  Festive looking and so cozy and comfy!

Sharon
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Chelle
#122 Posted : Sunday, April 29, 2018 11:14:50 PM(UTC)
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Tomorrow I will read back and see what I need to update on the chart.  I will also have Max pick the number for May. :)

As long as I'm breathin', there's no bad days.~ Alabama
Chelle
#123 Posted : Monday, April 30, 2018 2:34:51 PM(UTC)
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I have updated the chart.  If I have missed anything, please let me know.

As long as I'm breathin', there's no bad days.~ Alabama
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#124 Posted : Monday, April 30, 2018 5:49:30 PM(UTC)
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My #7 Fractured Barns is a top...done iat TN Retreat

Won't get quilted tonight nervous
Oompa Loompa doompadee doo...
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#125 Posted : Monday, April 30, 2018 6:56:55 PM(UTC)
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My Door 1, 2 or 3 done in batiks is finished!

The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.
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#126 Posted : Monday, April 30, 2018 6:57:16 PM(UTC)
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I think I am getting burnt out working on UFOs. I let the month slide by until today and then tried to whip out a finish. Of course today was busy and I didn't finish my stocking. I did manage to stitch the front and back together and make the lining.

 

 

Because of the beads stitched so close to the top I decided I needed to hand stitch the top. I am planning to just fold over the outer stocking and cover it with a blue ribbon. I have it all Clover clipped and ready for a session of hand stitching.

~Robin

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