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Thread: 2013 UFO Challenge of the Month

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    Louise607 - doesn't look like a hot mess to me. It's really pretty...congratulations on finishing it.
    Narnianquilter-your quilt is pretty. Are the ladybugs appliqued on?

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    Louise - I just love the Irish Chain & yours is no exception! It's lovely.
    Narian - Such a sunshiny quilt. So bright & cheerful.

    And another one's down, and another one's down, and another one bites the dust!
    Bev
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    Quote Originally Posted by michelleoc View Post
    Louise607 - doesn't look like a hot mess to me. It's really pretty...congratulations on finishing it.
    Narnianquilter-your quilt is pretty. Are the ladybugs appliqued on?
    Actually the lady bugs, vines, flowers and sun are all appliqued and hand stitched. I started this project before I ever got a sewing machine and part of the reason it ended up a UFO is because when I did get a machine I was too scared to try and machine quilt it after I had put so many hours in by hand.

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    wow, Narnia! you started with with that!? fantastic job. your learning curve must be a straight line!! lol

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    My local Guild began the Finish the UFO project about 2 years ago. We now show them at show and tell also we are entered in a drawing for a gift card at Christmas. It is getting us to clean out the bags of ufo's and make love gifts of them. Thank God. Hugs

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    Thanks Lara! I had a friend who walked me through things step by step for a while and that really helped. Then we moved and I had a few issue- until I found this board! I am learning things I didn't even know were possible! (Like the fact that you could use 2 different colors of thread for the top/bottom of the quilt) My next project after the UFOs are some FM QAYG!

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    This is the most awesome board! Great people, fantastic pool of knowledge, fabulous willingness to share, and wonderful encouragement. What more could anyone ask for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mom-6 View Post
    This is the most awesome board! Great people, fantastic pool of knowledge, fabulous willingness to share, and wonderful encouragement. What more could anyone ask for?
    Oh, I don't know, quilting elves? Never mind, they probably wouldn't do it like I wanted anyway. How about copious amounts of pasteries that don't make you fat or unhealthy? They say it never hurts to ask.....
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    Well, the weekend of UFO's is going slowly. My husband is gone and I was going to pass my daughter off to a friend for the day so I could get some serious quilting done. Then my daughter ended up sick, and we've been battling fever for the last 3 days. However, 2 of the 3 projects I wanted to complete are done! I posted my daughters quilt earlier this week (it's already been initiated by being puked on) and I just finished up a quilt for a friend. The only thing left to do is a few things I want to applique onto the top! One more to go, and I have 3 hours before the husband gets home! Name:  2013-03-23_14.12.21.jpg
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    Narnian: Love your quilt, think the binding in that purpley color really frames the whole thing. Really a neat quilt.

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