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Moan, groan, why did I ever say I'd do this?

Old 09-04-2014, 10:07 AM
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I would rip it out and pay someone else to do the quilting and NEVER say yes again!
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Old 09-04-2014, 10:18 AM
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I quit volunteering along time ago. I tell them I have too many things on my plate as it is. I donate what I can when I can.
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Old 09-04-2014, 11:53 AM
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So Sorry!! and totally agree with follow your gut on this and everything else...Learning to just say no is a lesson in itself. Why is it so hard for us when we know what the outcome will be?
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Old 09-04-2014, 12:20 PM
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Surely the quilt from hell. Must be your quilting guardian angel is asleep at the job.
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Old 09-04-2014, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by colleen1978 View Post
I would rip it out and pay someone else to do the quilting and NEVER say yes again!
Im so sorry to hear that. It would be enough to make me throw in the towel. A some point the only thing you can do is save yourself. I'm with Colleen on this one. Whatever it cost, it would be worth my sanity to hand it off.
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Old 09-04-2014, 04:58 PM
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So I'm guessing you won't be taking a chance on the raffle??
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:55 PM
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Thanks for your advice.
Wow, been there and just handed the quilt over!
Praises because the gentleman was never in church again after he received the quilt and passed on 6 months later.
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Old 09-22-2014, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by bearisgray View Post
That really did not go well.

Almost bad enoigh to make a preacher swear.
I'm sorry cathy, that you have had this awful learning experience, but
I know the "want to swear" feeling and it struck me funny.
I would not be laughing if I were in your shoes though, for sure.
Your too nice...I know, bc most of the time, I'm too nice.
There are those that know how to wiggle out of doing something and
how to spot people that are "too nice"...be on the lookout for them
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Old 09-22-2014, 11:44 PM
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I know exactly how you feel. I enthusiastically volunteered to be on the raffle quilt committee and ended up being a one person committee. Others made some blocks, some were the right size, some were not. Good thing the blocks were planned in a way that they could be trimmed down. When the top was finished, I was very relieved and then when the guild asked for a volunteer to quilt no one volunteered. I have a long arm so guess who got to quilt it too? The pressure to get it right was intense. In the end the quilt was beautiful and everyone loved it and it brought in a lot of $$ for the guild. Still, I don't volunteer for anything anymore.
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