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Thread: An interesting mistake. What would you call it?

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    An interesting mistake. What would you call it?

    Last night I was tired and using EQ7 to design a Storm at Sea quilt for my son. I liked the end result pretty well, saved it, and went to bed. This morning when I was composing an email to him to confirm the design I realized it was not at all what I was attempting to do but was interesting. I had to go back and redo it to get it right. What would you call the mistake? Ann in TN

    The wrong one

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    The right one

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    I like the wrong one, it gives it even more movement
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    'Seeing double Storm at sea' !!! I LIKE your version better, far more interesting visually, go for it
    It's quarter to me time!!

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    I like your mistake better too. I would call it Wavy Waves or Turbulent Ocean. Really cool looking!
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    I like the wrong one better, looks more like a storm!

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    I have seen this variant before, called something like double storm. The term for this sort of event is serendipity. It is very good that you are open to seeing the possibilities when you make such a wonderful "mistake".

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    The second is very traditional and the first is really unusual and tricks the eye. It has the illusion of a double exposure. There is a greater amount of motion in the first.
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    Not a mistake but a variation! I like how it appears to be moving, like the waves on the water!
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    Quote Originally Posted by woody View Post
    I like the wrong one, it gives it even more movement
    What she said
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    Very interesting, and beautiful. I hope you make it in fabric. Here's a near-duplicate that someone made - scroll way down to see it -
    http://finelyfinishedbynancy.blogspo...1_archive.html

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    Your "wrong" version is better. It give more wave action.

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    Riptide or Tidal Wave. Like the variation--lot of work.
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    I like the "wrong one" also. I don't think I would rip that out!

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    I like the first one better. Maybe it's not a mistake. Maybe you are suppose to make the first one.

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    I would call the mistake a happy accident, I love it!!
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    I like the mistake. Name it after your son. Maybe _____'s Stormy Sea or something like that.


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    I agree with folks, your version (1st one)is way more interesting. I hope you'll celebrate your unique design and make it. Love to see it when you're done.

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    I like the first one too. What about "Perfect Storm" ?
    I used to be "hot", now it's just "hot flashes!"

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    Count me in for liking the first one too!
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    How about Many Storms.
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    i'd call it beautiful. maybe name it 'very stormy sea'
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    I like the wrong one too.....can't wait to see the finished version!

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    I pick the wrong one also. Its cool.
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    I have to say I'm loving the mistake, WOW what movement it has, I was almost sea sick. It is lovely.
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    I love the first one. Looks more like waves. very good movement.

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