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Thread: THE FWS PONY CLUB Quilt-Along Wk 10 Country Lanes & Cowboy's Star Photo Page

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    I have finally conquered that beastly Cowboy Star Not sure if it was a pretty victory or not.

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    Honchey love the Rt 66 fabric. Anyone see the movie "Cars"? Rt 66 a pipeline of travel across southern US; it fits right in.
    Jeanie what a pretty blue floral in your Lanes. And so nice to see the horseshoes reappear.
    QE wonderful fabric choices and FC in your CLanes, and my look at those sharp points in the Star.
    Anael the lavender in your lanes is a calming color in a bright block. The sharp contrast of the white with the blues makes this block stand out.
    mirabelle I like the way you have FC these same roses again. It will be a nice repetitive aspect of your quilt. The striking red points in the star are great.
    jan what a pretty floral in CL. For some reason your star reminds me of a sheriff's badge.
    ArteEmCasa Fabric choices in CL are exceptional as QE described so well.
    wendi The blue bandana fabric draws attention to your CL block and the bright colors in CS makes the block pop.
    Seems we have all met the challenge of this pair in our own ways.
    Here are mine. Fabric placement was "planned" this way--that's my story and I'm stickin' to itName:  PC 19 Country Lanes.jpg
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    Oh you did a great job OKsewglad. Beautiful fabric as usual!

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    Love your blocks, OK. They do remind me of being out in the country. Lovely fabric and so well done.
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    Great block. Hope mine looks half as good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by janRN View Post
    Great blocks, ladies.
    Anne-your block reminds me that it's time for a FART!!
    Jeanie-I have the same problem with CS-hope it quilts flat; love the colors you used.
    QE-oh no! Great minds think alike. I had to have Country Lanes "flow" like roads and also have bling in CB. Love them.
    Anael-your blocks are so soft & romantic--very pretty.
    Mirabelle-love the roses and the darker red you used in CS.

    Here are mine (I hope this works; I've been getting an Error Message when I try to post)
    JanRN, OK, I just have to ask you...........what is a FART??????? I"m assuming it's not what I think it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Termi View Post
    JanRN, OK, I just have to ask you...........what is a FART??????? I"m assuming it's not what I think it is.
    Thanks for asking Termi. It is way over my head too.

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    Fabric Acquisition Road Trip=FART unpack clothes from suitcase and fill with shopping trip bags full of fabric. Throw clothes into Wal Mart bags or food store bags.

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    Thanks all for the compliments on my Country Lanes block, it was a simple and easy one but I like the result.Wendiq - we made our star with similar fabrics and colors, your is best done than mine. Love the blues on Country LanesOkseglad - perfect work, love the colors and fabrics.JanRN - I am also curious about that FART thing.Here is my Cowboy Star, also know as Frog Stitching Star. Mr. Rip worked hard in this one.Name:  20+Cowboy_Star.JPG
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    ArteEmCasa...I thought all of the frogs were at my house!!! They just wouldn't let the middle points match no matter how I tried to evict them. Just hope they don't keep hopping along with me.
    All...I love the rest of the blocks and admire your skill both with points and selections of fabrics.

    Here are mine for the week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltingNinaSue View Post
    Fabric Acquisition Road Trip=FART unpack clothes from suitcase and fill with shopping trip bags full of fabric. Throw clothes into Wal Mart bags or food store bags.
    Looks like a perfect travel. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by gardnergal970 View Post
    ArteEmCasa...I thought all of the frogs were at my house!!! They just wouldn't let the middle points match no matter how I tried to evict them. Just hope they don't keep hopping along with me.
    All...I love the rest of the blocks and admire your skill both with points and selections of fabrics.

    Here are mine for the week.
    Gardnergal Beautiful blues and flowers on your Country Lane block.
    I admire the ones who got a perfect star. I worked several hours on it but you know, it seemed that as much as tried it was turning worse. Oh my! Now I am happy because I decided let it be as it is.

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    Arte another beautiful block--I love the colors you used and it looks good to me.
    GGal how pretty your blocks are. I like how different your star looks in the softer colors.

    And NO--I was not talking about bodily functions. Thanks, ladies for explaining what a FART is. I have 2 quilty friends and we'll get in her van, hit Quilt Stores in....(where ever we want to go) and take off for a day of shopping and eating. My DH learned not to ask "where" we're going LOL because we usually don't know LOL!!
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    How fun, Jan. This old Fart needs a road trip like that once in a while.
    ArteEm--sharp colors reinforced by the stars in the bground. I have found that I usually will only rip twice, if I haven't gotten it right by then I never will and yes this was a time consuming block. I had more trouble sewing that last "Y" seam. When I tore some of the seam allowance paper off it tore into the big triangle block and I lost my seam allowance and made sewing that a bugger. I've learned not to stress over it either--just not worth it, it's only a quilt.
    GGal Nice bright blues in the lanes, a refreshing change. What's the paisley fabric in the bground of your star? Yeah it's probably my favorite type of fabric. Your star points complement it so well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oksewglad View Post
    How fun, Jan. This old Fart needs a road trip like that once in a while.
    ArteEm--sharp colors reinforced by the stars in the bground. I have found that I usually will only rip twice, if I haven't gotten it right by then I never will and yes this was a time consuming block. I had more trouble sewing that last "Y" seam. When I tore some of the seam allowance paper off it tore into the big triangle block and I lost my seam allowance and made sewing that a bugger. I've learned not to stress over it either--just not worth it, it's only a quilt.
    GGal Nice bright blues in the lanes, a refreshing change. What's the paisley fabric in the bground of your star? Yeah it's probably my favorite type of fabric. Your star points complement it so well.
    The picture doesn't do justice to the colors in either of my blocks. The paisley is really a cream instead of yellow and the coral and green are also much softer. It looks so delicate and old fashioned. This has to be one of my favorite fabrics and I wanted to show it off in a block that had more background.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltingNinaSue View Post
    Fabric Acquisition Road Trip=FART unpack clothes from suitcase and fill with shopping trip bags full of fabric. Throw clothes into Wal Mart bags or food store bags.
    I sorta did that last year on a trip to Indiana! Carried on a small bag with a quilt for my sister (checked in the bag with my clothes ), then filled the small bag with quilting fabric acquired at several shops in Indiana and Tennessee. My sister isn't a quilter, but she's a good sport!
    "I keep my end tables full of needlework and quilting so I don't have to dust them." ~ Author Unknown but I agree!

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    OK, I'm going to oooh and aaah you all because you all deserve it!!

    Honchey, Love your country lanes. It reminds me of King of the Road. I like that you slipped a cowboy and horse in there. Great job.

    JeannieG, great job and great colors!! I hope my cowboy star comes out half as good as yours. It's a challenge.

    QuiltE, Wow, your cowboy star looks perfect and what great colors!!! I like the cowboys on the country lanes, great fabric.

    anael, beautiful colors in both blocks and WOW to your cowboy star!!! Great job!!

    mirabelle, what cute star fabric in country lanes. Love your color combo in cowboy star. Great job on both!!

    JanRN, I give you a WOW on your cowboy star, nice points, nice contrast. Great job on both and beautiful colors!!

    ArteEmCasa, great fabric, I like the horse and carriage on the country lanes. WoW on your cowboy star, very striking. love that star fabric. Nice job on both!!

    wendiq, Great job on both!! Looks like you conquered cowboy star, love the colors!!

    oksewglad, beautiful colors in both blocks. Nice wildflower fabric on country lanes. I would say you definitely conquered cowboy star. The two blocks look great together!!

    gardnergal970, Beautiful fabrics in both blocks. I give you a WOW for country star, looks like you conquered it. Nice job on both!!

    I only have country lanes done. For some reason I'm having a hard time picking fabrics for cowboy star, hmmmm.
    Plus, I think it'll take me a long time to do it. Will post it sometime in the future.
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    Termi...love the choo choo's and flowers. Xoxoxoxoxo!

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    Such cute trains rolling across the "hills". Notice how they give movement to the block--if they were on straight tracks, the block would be more stiff and formal.
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    Those trains on the country lanes are lovely
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    Ooh & aah right back at ya!! That block is so cute-love it.
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    Great blocks this week, I am always here reading the posts but most of the time Windows kicks me out when I am trying to post a reply. Then I just get frustrated after typing my message three times and it still won't let me chat.
    Don't know what gremlins are at work, I love seeing everyones blocks each week. I have picked Sunday as my PC day so tomorrow I am working on the next 2.
    Have a great weekend everyone
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    I am late to the party because I've been away being gramma for two weeks, but I must say I love all the blocks.

    I can't get over how much I like all your blocks, the fabrics have me drooling. I am daunted by the cowboy star and am very impressed by all of the ones I see here. Good on ya everybody!

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    Termi.....We ALL love those darling choo choo's......just too cute......perfect use of that fabric. And the "x's" look just like RR crossing signs.......SO CUTE! As for the Cowboy Star, don't let all the talk scare you. I did it before I knew I should dread it....LOL! Like I said before, "guess I'm weird", but I really didn't have a problem and I pp'd it......and from what I'm seeing, any fabric combinations look good.....

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    Playing catch up here! (and my apologies if I miss someone!

    OKSGlad ... as always, your fabrics are so nicely coordinated, and seem to give a calming effect. I see your another one who creatively went for organization! Like how you did 2+2 for the star points. I "almost" did that, then jumped back to total organization!

    ArteEC ... now there's a Cowboy's Star if we ever saw one! A star shining brightly in a field of stars. Well done!

    GGal ... for some reason I am now going down that Country Lane and singing ....
    ♪♪♫http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn8vK1NMK5g ♫♪♪
    Gee thanks for the earbug ... but it's fun!!
    The Cowboy Star fabrics are really helping give that block motion. I see that OKSGlad has already spotted that paisley .... better put it under lock and key!!

    Giggles ... yes I'm giggling at all the FART chatter! Looks like Evie and Sis have that one down to the best! And good for you JanRN for your FARTs ... a gal's gotta do what a gal's gotta do! And bonus points to DH for just not asking!

    I sometimes do FARTs solo ... no one to slow me down or try to speed me up when I'm wanting more time. I love doing Shop Hops that are at a distance that way ... my mini holiday with a sleepover or two, and the ability to just stop or change course whenever, wherever catches my eye ... fabrics, antiques, whatever!!!

    OKSGlad ... for those amputee PP parts, I keep a roll of painter's tape at the sewing machine for bandaids! You can iron over it without problems ... whereas scotch tape melts, and can make a real mess!

    Termi ... Great train fabric. OKSGlad beat me in saying how the "rolling" trains give such nice movement to the block.

    Reminds me of farm and my current home ... our first farm that we rented had a major train line along the north boundary of the farm; the farm we later purchased had the same train line at the boundary of our next-farm neighbour; and my current home, has the same tracks on the back edge of my property. So I've lived with trains for sometime ... and hardly even noticed them now, even though it's a busy line. It's the line that runs from Toronto thru to Sarnia/Port Huron, and onwards to North Indiana and then Chicago, etc. So I guess I could always hop that train to head off to visit many of you!
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    OOPS! .. forgot to say THANK YOU EVERYONE for all the kind words for my offerings this week.
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