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Thread: Hot off the machine...

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    This is a UFO I ran across early March that was started clear back in 2002 or 2003. After looking over what I had done back then, I was so amazed at how far I truly have come in quilting. :shock: I scrapped the blocks that had been made as they were not even close to what they were s'posed to be! It is the Attic Windows pattern from quilterscache, and I think they were meant to be 12 1/2" unfinished after 4 windows were put together. I started measuring and they were all anything but that! Some were as small as 9 1/2" so I reckon I lost quite a bit somehow. LoL! I measured the seams and .. wait for it... yep, that's what the problem was. My seams were atrocious, to say the least! :oops:
    So, I figure "I'll just wing it and see how it comes out." I've been working on it off and on for a month now and just finished the binding a bit ago. I must say, I really like what turned out of this mess and just need a name for it so I can get her labeled and out of the UFO pile. I have no idea where it's going after that but atleast it is done, done , DONE!!

    The mess I started with that ended up scrapped
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    Starting to get somewhere here
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    The end result! So glad I kept with it
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    Very pretty! Glad you stuck with it :D:D:D

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    Looks like you did good fixing it up. Looks great.

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    Wow ! I really like this. Red, White and Blue? this turned out very nice !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by chairjogger
    Wow ! I really like this. Red, White and Blue? this turned out very nice !!
    TY. It is red, cream/beige(?), and blue. Maybe a close-up would show it better. The border is a solid navy blue and for some reason just made the whole thing, imho. I tried it without any border and it just all ran together, looked awful. The backing is the same navy also.

    not bad for 9 yr old walmart fabs.
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    still needs washed, gah!
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    It is lovely and you should be proud of your now FO. Life is journey and so is our quilting. It makes me proud to think how far I have come and I hope you do too.

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    Very pretty quilt.

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    Looks super-glad you got back to it!

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    Looks great, glad you went back to it.

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    Stunning!

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