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My sister...feeling out of sorts???

Old 03-03-2011, 05:40 AM
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Nice fabric. Go ahead and make it as it will make you feel good.
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:40 AM
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Tell her to buy the material and then perhaps she will get a feel for what it costs, let alone working on it time. Then you will have only spent time on it and if she doesn't like it. Its her fault. == J
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Those fabrics are very pretty. I have a sister much like yours. Maybe it would have been better just to surprise her and not ask fr any input. I'm sure though, whatever you come up with it will be gorgeous. And how nice that you have such a supportive husband.
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:59 AM
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I am sorry to say that is she say up front she doesn't like the fabric she probably won't use the quilt and you will go to all that work for nothing. If you want to make the quilt for yourself I would do that and ask her to find some fabric she likes.
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:39 AM
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How much more country can you get than flowers. Make it for yourself and put together a scrappy quilt of nine squares or something and that will be country.
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:46 AM
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oh my goodness - I absolutely love those colors! Can you make a log cabin with them? Maybe you should ask her what exactly she means by "country". good luck! :)
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If it makes you happy to make her one - by all means do so.

The world is divided into two groups of people - quilters and non-quilters. For the most part, non-quilters do not have a clue as to the work and expense that goes into making a quilt. We quilters can complain and whine after it's given away only to find the recipient used it as a dog blanket....but once it's given away, it's not ours any more. A friend of mine told me to let go - and just remember how you felt when you put it together. And if it isn't joy - don't give it away to that person...instead, give it to someone else.

I really like that advice...
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:06 AM
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I think your colors and fabrics will make a lovely quilt! I agree with your hubby that you are making it from your heart and it you decide later that it might not suit her keep it as a gift for yourself and then make a scrappy log cabin for your sister from your stash.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:09 AM
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make it ...do simple pattern,,easy for youself....minimum quilting easy meander or something....will be pretty and she will love it.....or not,,,but your heart is big enough for u both.... :lol: :thumbup:
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:21 AM
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Sisters are sisters. I had 3 and now have 2. I would make it with what you have, which are great. If she does not like it, it is her loss. I am lucky because my sisters like my quilted treasures.
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