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Thread: Have you ever started a quilt and hated to sew on it?

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    Moderator Jim's Gem's Avatar
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    Yes, and It also took me forever to get it done. If you don't like the fabrics it is hard to stay motivated!! At least it is for me.

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    Super Member zyxquilts's Avatar
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    Oh yes - actually a pair of twin size log cabins in a autumn color scheme. I did finally finish them tho'.

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    Moderator sharon b's Avatar
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    Yes and still working on it, but it was for me so no biggie. But since its for a friend and its a memory quilt just I think the best thing is to just buckle down and get it done. You will feel so much better when it done, and she will be so thankful

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    Senior Member billswife99's Avatar
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    Been there with my mother's big brown ugly quilt! She wanted it all in little strips so I did a string quilt. OMG! I thought I would never finish that! Not one speck of blue or green or purple! But I knew it was important to her so I kept going. I just kept telling myself that I would do something really pretty on my next project. Still haven't gotten to my 'really pretty' but it's coming! Can you add some burgandy and navy to break it up a bit? Hang in there!

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    Senior Member redrummy's Avatar
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    Yes, I am working on one right now, I didn't like the design pattern she choose, didn't like trying to figure it out, and I should enjoy it, but it has been 7 months in the making and I am not done. Every time I tried working on it, I hated it, so I couldn't make myself do it. I am still trying.

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    Super Member retrogirl02's Avatar
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    Oh yes. I think everyone on the site has probably had this happen at least once. Post some pictures and get some positive feedback. There are a lot of people looking to encourage others here and sometimes that's all we need to get going.
    Best of luck scratching this off the to do list.

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    Power Poster amma's Avatar
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    Yes, there is one quilt that I do not like the colors, and it is hard to get it back out and get it finished...it makes me depressed almost to work on it LOL...Maybe I should get it out on a bright and sunny day and it will cheer that ol' thing up, too :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    Moderator littlehud's Avatar
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    Yes!!!!!. My daughters memory quilt. I used all of her sorority T shirts. ( I didn't want her to join this sorority). It was big and heavy and hard to work with. I was so glad when it was done. By the way, she loves it.

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    yes LOL just finished it......my imperfection quilt gawd I hated it
    David came in the day before yesterday and says he needs a new truck curtian....so I know there is a shop that sells quilt tops so I run over grab a "BOY" looking one cuz he already said he doesnt want a frily one ...NOPE he hates the blue top...BUT he really like the top I have sitting on the ironing board...asks will that one work?
    So I have to sew 3 more rows together and sew them on.....grumbling the whole time since he is leaving the next morning I have to have it done!

    Long story short I finished it and tokk the pic and well hail its full of mistakes but I like it .....and David loves it.
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    Super Member mpspeedy's Avatar
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    Been there done that have the T shirt. That is why I don't participate in block of the month etc. Also why I rarely take any kind of class. I learned a long time ago to just do it. THat is the way I approach household chores that are far from being my favorite like washing dishes, toliets etc. As a quilter for hire I have had to work on some doozies.

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