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Thread: anna c.

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    I am new to quilting and I am looking forward to learning more about it. I have sewed my whole life. My mom made all my clothes, but I never knew what she did with the scapes. I have been an upholsterer for 20+ years and have saved scapes of fabric forever it seems. Some of the fabric is heavy and some is light. But it's all beautiful. I am not a traditionalist, I like things that are a little out of the ordinary. I am planning on making my BFF a coverlet for her bed out of some of the sample fabric from an old sample book that went out of buisiness a while back. I just don't know how to really get started. Do you pick out a colour first or do I pick a pattern, what? I have a 10 year old daughter who is wanting to dothis with me and help design it. I am looking forward to seeing some of yall's work and reading some of your suggestions.

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    Hello and welcome from Kansas,enjoy.
    Happy New Year!!! :D :D

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    Welcome from Kentucky!

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    welcome!

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    Welcome! I walk into a quilt shop and see what jumps out at me first- a fabric or pattern!

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    I agree - go to a shop and you'll feel it. Welcome from California.

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    Hi! and welcome from Las Vegas! :thumbup:
    If you have the samples, just start laying out a few on a bed to see what colors you like together, then go from there. Good luck to you & your daughter! Enjoy the creative process! :P :P :P

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    Hello, and welcome from Idaho!

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    Welcome to the board from Southern California!!!!

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    Hello and welcome from Germany!

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