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    Very nice, try a block or two using some scraps and see how it goes. I give you an A+ :D

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    I love the design! I thnk you are on a roll with this one :!:

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    Thats a great design, would like to try it sometime. :-)

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    Wow!! That's cool! I'd do it with red, blue and green. :D Did you use that design CD to create that?

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    Hi this is a beautiful quilt, i put it in my favorite places , so i can make it lol. :D Annette

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    Quote Originally Posted by barnbum
    Wow!! That's cool! I'd do it with red, blue and green. :D Did you use that design CD to create that?
    Actually, I just used Paint to create the design onto the computer so I could show you guys. I wish I had a program like EQ6...making the design in Paint is not hard, but repeating blocks and coloring them in can be tedious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flying_V_Goddess
    I wish I had a program like EQ6...
    Don't we all :!: :!: You do well with what you have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiffany
    I love the quilt design. Do you design a lot of quilts? I must say, you've really got my creative juices flowing with this design. Amazing! Do you know what technique you'll use for the pattern? It seems to lends itself both to paper piecing and simple piecing techniques. I can picture it done in earthy colors, scrappy and with perhaps a light to dark effect across the top.

    If you draw a line through the larger black and pink shapes, they will turn into half square triangles. Have you sewn with half square and quarter square triangles before? If not, I can see where they might look a bit intimidating.
    ~Tiffany
    Lately I've been coming up with a ton of ideas for quilts. This is one of my better ones. Got the idea after seeing two blocks shown side by side on a book cover that was advertised in an old quilting magazine I got. Originally, it was a double pinwheel and a pinwheel in a square, but I changed the pinwheel in a square to a square in a square. The extra pinwheel made it too busy. Played around with the color a bit and came up with this design.

    Not sure about the technique for this pattern. I'm assuming just simple piecing techniques. I haven't done triangles period. Its not the sewing I'm terribly worried about...its the cutting. And obviously I've never done a double pinwheel or a square in a square (not sure if those are the technical names of the blocks, but you get what I mean).

    I think I'll do the colors that are shown (black, hot pink, white), but I might replace the hot pink with a purple. I'm not sure just yet. Either way, something that has a Goth/Punk color scheme.

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    For colors...........my vote is to leave the black and white and replace the pink with a dark red. The design is great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnTheGo
    For colors...........my vote is to leave the black and white and replace the pink with a dark red. The design is great!
    Isn't it interesting how each of us views color differently. I have a couple friends who would think this was boring and would 'brighten' it up a bit. It's too bad we all don't have the time to sit down and create one of these. It would be interesting to see how many people came up with a different top and color ideas. Although I believe we'd need Flying_V_goddess' permission to reproduce this pattern. I'm not sure. I need to look into that whole area quite a bit more. Anyone out there know for certain how this would work?
    ~Tiffany

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