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Thread: First attempts @ FMQ

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    First attempts @ FMQ

    Just putting up some pix of my first FMQ exercises & scribbles...
    This is where I started. Got an ok handle on this ~ 1/2" meandering, I think. I tried to make bigger ones, but couldn't...had to stay smallish:
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    Then it all went to poop...started getting tired.
    Scribbles and proof that I can't turn left ↓

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    Loop-de-loops were so-so:

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    Different stuff
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    Second round of loopies were better, but you can tell exactly where I started to get tired (top left). This was after about another 20 minutes or so

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    It takes a lot of practice to get good doesn't it? But this is the best way t go - I'm thinking they look pretty good. That is what I should be doing right now instead of playing on the computer. Keep up the good work.

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    Look at you go! It gets easier, believe me. You'll build up an incredible amount of endurance. You've tackled quite a lot of designs and I can see you are going to be an excellent FMQer! Relax those shoulders, dance with the fabric, lose yourself in the patterns, and you'll accomplish beautiful designs!

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    I agree with Nammie. I wish I could do this good. Just keep going. It will come.

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    it's all about practice, this is how we all start out.your doing great.
    will quilt 4EVER

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    Looking good!!!!

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    Interesting looking at your work..some of the patterns look exactly like the ones I've been using on the quilt I've got going! Especially the loop-de-loops and the horizonal back-and-forth pattern. Keep up the good work!
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    You are doing great. I should be practicing as you are. Great job!!
    Cookie

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    You are doing great!!!

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    That is some great meander work! You are really doing well.

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