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    I like to cut fabric, I like trim my scraps into usable pieces, I like to make crumb blocks, I like to piece squares and strips mindlessly. I like to fondle fabric, fold it neatly, shake it out and dream about what it could be...but I don't really like to put them together into a quilt and definately don't like sandwiching and quilting...

    So what am I?

    Fortunately my group I sew with has several people who don't like to cut, and absolutely love to find enough blocks in our orphan block box to put together and make a quilt.
    And we have several long armers who do the quilting of the soldier quilts.

    Over the last seveal years I've made several hundred 6" crumb blocks. I find it very relaxing but another person has collected all the small scraps from our group to use as stuffing for pet beds for shelters. So now I'm doing strips.

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    I call you marvelous for sharing your work with others who can use it.

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    "Blessed are the Piecemakers!" :-D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    I call you marvelous for sharing your work with others who can use it.
    :thumbup:

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    A fabriholic

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    ...or is it "blessed are the piececutters"

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    A great help!

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    Our Community Quilt group would adopt you in a second as so many hate to cut!

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    I force myself to finish tops, and occassionally I'll quilt a kids quilt but I'm cussing and fussing and unsewing and resewing the entire time. I'm happiest doing what I like to do cut and mindlessly piece.

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    I love to cut up my fabric's too. I do enjoy making the tops but the rest of the process. I have several drawers full of different sized squares and rectangles and triangles just waiting to be used. I sold quite a lot of them but it didn't even make a dent.

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    A Cut-UP????

    We may have to meet up when I'm in D.C visiting my DD

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    sharing is wonderful

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    I think we are all "quilters".

    I need a BFF that loves to do Bindings! lol

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    I call you my Soul mate. I love cutting, piecing and sewing the tops. stops there!

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    i love to piece. hate to cut. can i adopt you. (lol)

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    I could easily leave behind the cutting and the piecing and just sit and hand quilt all day long. But...because I love the finished product I do it all and I LA the quilting on most of my quilts. Only the special ones get hand quilting because it just takes to darn much time to do it on all the quilts. I still consider myself a "Quilter".

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    I love love love to piece and do the binding. It is really relaxing to me sandwhiching quitting and cutting gets me sometimes. Sadiemai, I love doing bindings and would love a bff who bass lots of them to do. I also like mine to be least 1" not sure why but I like a thicker binding.

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    I think another problem I have is I get horrible back spasms when I sit too long at my sewing machine. I've tried changing my sewing table, my sewing chair, the height of my sewing chair all sort of things and when I sit to sew I can only sew for about 15 minutes before I feel the twinger, then after about 30 minutes I have to completely stop.

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    You are someone who has a love of quilting and has found a particular niche for herself ... and you are a real blessing to others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sahm4605
    I love love love to piece and do the binding. It is really relaxing to me sandwhiching quitting and cutting gets me sometimes. Sadiemai, I love doing bindings and would love a bff who bass lots of them to do. I also like mine to be least 1" not sure why but I like a thicker binding.
    Now if we could just live closer...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sadiemae
    I think we are all "quilters".

    I need a BFF that loves to do Bindings! lol
    I love doing bindings but I think I live too far away. Move to Australia and we can be BFF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs B
    Quote Originally Posted by Sadiemae
    I think we are all "quilters".

    I need a BFF that loves to do Bindings! lol
    I love doing bindings but I think I live too far away. Move to Australia and we can be BFF.
    That's the ticket. All of who like to do just parts should all move closer together and between all of us we could be quilting factories :roll: Until then we just do what we enjoy doing and find friends who enjoy doing the parts we don't.

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    Well, if you like to piece, I can call you a piece-maker (or a Peace-maker!)..... You mentioned that you are working on strip quilts now, so I guess that means I can call you a Stripper! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    You've found your niche and are lucky enough to find others to go along with yours. Makes everybody happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    I call you marvelous for sharing your work with others who can use it.
    Amen!

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