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Thread: Favorite quilt?

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    Super Member nygal's Avatar
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    It is hard to say what my favorite is. But I have made three that are my favorites...I did a twin size Dear Jane quilt, A Crazy Quilt and my latest a paper pieced wall hanging using all Batiks which currently is my Avatar. I still plan to make a New York Beauty.
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    Super Member Jan in VA's Avatar
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    Curved log cabin is my all time favorite because it has unlimited design possibilities.
    Here are a few to give you an idea of what I mean. Also, google curved log cabin quilts images.
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    peacefully colors my world.

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    I just finished Trip Around the World. Challenging but pretty when done. Also love Carpenters Square. Did one of those for another son.

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    Super Member AZ Jane's Avatar
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    Irish chain has become my favorite! Love how amazingly easy it is!!!
    Better to do something imperfectly, than nothing perfectly.
    Done is better than perfect.

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    I love them Jan. You do very good work.

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    I love the Sawtooth Star. It is so rewarding to have star blocks have all of the points showing, and this pattern does allow that, after some practice.
    I am making a Quilt of Valor with this pattern. After 4-5 blocks, I am doing well having all of the points on the stars, and making a block in about 30 minutes. That is important, as it takes quite a lot of blocks for the size quilt they require.
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    Senior Member quilting in my60s's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndysC View Post
    I am working my way towards making my first "real quilt". I am hoping you have something stuck away in your files that will inspire me. I have nothing but time, so difficult is not a problem. What is your favorite?
    so many out there! You could look at you tube Missouri Star Quilt company for some ideas from Jenny. I have done a number of hers and really liked how easy and fast they go together.
    quilting with my dogs

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    If this is going to be your first "real quilt", I'd go with some beautiful fabric and an easy pattern--maybe stars, maybe just bordered squares with sashing, etc. You say that difficult isn't a problem because you have plenty of time, but if you've never done one before, what you lack is experience. Are you an experienced seamstress? There is a world of difference between garment sewing and sewing quilts. But if you are the type who tackles the hardest first, then have fun!

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    Super Member jcrow's Avatar
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    My all time favorite quilt is a star quilt. Then I love the sampler quilts.
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    Super Member Grace MooreLinker's Avatar
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    I did a Bow Tie quilt last year red/black /white I think it has to be my favorite quilt pattern. It is the one I love for a topper on my bed
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