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Thread: In a quandary....

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    Super Member Rachelcb80's Avatar
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    For the first time in a loooong time I have no "next project" that I need to start after the current project is completed. I'm free to chose what I work on next, but I can't seem to decide. I have 5 or 6 different quilts planned out and fabric bought for, but none of them are calling to me louder than the others. They're all yelling "start me!" at the same level. :)

    I know I'm not the first to have this dilemma. What have y'all done in this situation? Throw the project names in a hat and draw one out? :)

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    go buy material for a DIFFERENT new project.... LOL

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    I agree! Start a different project! lol A NEW one!

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    Make a small project like a table runner and then see which one is calling your name.

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    Rachel, I don't think we're much of a help- all telling you to start something else haha
    I think the hat sounds good though. But I also like the other ideas :D:D
    Can't wait to see- you always do beautiful work!

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    i usually start something totally different not included in "the list". i like scrappy quilts alot so i start up a new one until i feel inspired to start a new project. scrappy quilts are good for that, you can pick it up at anytime, like a string quilt. lots of fun. i even use my used dryer sheets for foundation! yes it works just fine and it smells good too.

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    put the patterns in a bag and draw one out :)

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    Oh good grief, I should have known y'all would come up with that kind of answer! :D I think I possibly would only add to my problem if I were to buy more fabric at this point.

    Maryb, I like your idea. I actually bought some fabric for a table runner last month that I had forgot about until you posted that idea. I think that just may be what I work on next. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sueisallaboutquilts
    Rachel, I don't think we're much of a help- all telling you to start something else haha
    I think the hat sounds good though. But I also like the other ideas :D:D
    Can't wait to see- you always do beautiful work!
    Susan, you have complimented me so many times recently and really touched me by doing so. I can't begin to tell you how much those little comments mean to me. Thank you.

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    Pick any of your projects and sew just ONE block. If it piques your interest, go on and make more. Or go on and try a DIFFERENT project's block. Sooner or later one of them is going to grab you.

    Anita Grossman Solomon

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