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Old 02-17-2012, 10:01 AM
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As I was (again) ripping out some stitches I began to wonder.....Has anyone ever made a complete quilt without ripping something out? I have reached a point that when I sit down to work, the first thing I pull out of the drawer is my seam ripper. I am a fairly new quilter (but have sewed since very young) so I know I will get better. Maybe..Just wondered...........
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:17 AM
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seems that no matter what I'm sewing, I'm ripping something out. Yes, I'm OCD about it... I want it right.. But please don't send the quilt police just yet! 'cause my points just aren't there yet!
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:20 AM
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Always ripping!!!
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:21 AM
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Same here! My ripper is almost a part of my hand by the time I finish a top!
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:37 AM
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I had a Guild day today and ripped three of four times but ended up with three good blocks (new pattern to me).

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Old 02-17-2012, 10:39 AM
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Oh yes!!! I have just put a border on three times!!! Started to think that I had 'lost' it!!!
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:41 AM
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I can't believe that sometimes I rip out a seam just to sew it back the same way, so I have to rip it again. ARGHHHHH! I'm like you .... my goal is to someday quilt with ripping out .... maybe.
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:45 AM
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Old 02-17-2012, 10:50 AM
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i've managed one or two without unsewing... not a good record since i've made so very many quilts
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Old 02-17-2012, 11:04 AM
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I've added to my collection of rippers so many times its embarrassing. Sometimes I get my stiletto and ripper mixed up - that's interesting!
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