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Thread: Pam Bono quilt in progress

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    This is from Pam's "Big Book of Quick Rotary Cut Quilts". I love this pattern!!! It has over 2000 pieces and the smallest is 1x1 that results in a 1/2x1/2 square.
    The Amish were selling it for about $850.
    http://www.amishcountrylanes.com/Pages/hs2517.shtml
    It has been discontinued, I can understand why :lol: , there is no way I would make this quilt for that price!!!!
    While it is really an relatively easy pattern, it is one that I have pressed a lot AND used a lot of starch. It is labor and thread intensive!!!!
    I am half way thru, whew!!! I am a hand quilter and with all of these seams there is no way in the world I would hand quilt this!!!
    I also think this may turn out to be a heavier quilt with all of the seams.
    The next one will be red, black, and white. IMO, Pam Bono is extremely talented!

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    Beautiful

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    Beautiful! Nice work.

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    oh isn't that Clever! it's fascinating how those little extra bits in the corners make this mesmerizing. This is going to be a Fabulous quilt.

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    I love Pam Bono's designs! Great work so far.

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    WOW!! :lol:

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    I really like Pam Bono patterns but you have to REALLY pay attention. The results are so worth it.

    One thing, and I am hesitant to mention but in your picture on the right hand side 2nd block from the bottom, is it supposed to be that way? Looks like a grouping got accidently turned 1/4 turn counterclockwise. I am not being the quilt police! Honest. I know I have made mistakes like that and never even noticed until I got the darn thing all the way put together.

    BTW this is turning out great. it will be a beautiful quilt when completed

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    I'm not the quilt police either, but I see the block that got turned a quarter turn. It's on the outside edge, so it will be easy to fix.

    I absolutely love Pam Bono's designs - she has the coolest stuff! I'm pretty sure I have that particular book also. Is it the one with black and white cats on the front?

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    It is simply gorgeous!

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    That is a beautiful labor of love!! You'll be so happy with it when it's finished :)

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