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Old 05-15-2013, 06:46 AM
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When you start a project and decide you really really dislike it?

I started working on a rag quilt I had started back in January or feb but the more I work on it I realize I don't like the fabric I chose for it and not sure I want to continue working on it or add the fabric to my scrappy quilts stash. What do you do when you find yourself in this situation?
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Old 05-15-2013, 06:49 AM
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If I have enough of it done, I just finish it off and make it a dog quilt.
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Old 05-15-2013, 06:54 AM
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I have experienced this same thing. I always finish it and give it to someone or donate it to charity. Some WILL love it even if I do not.
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Old 05-15-2013, 07:02 AM
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On a few select occasions, I've tossed it in the trash and found it wonderfully liberating!
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Old 05-15-2013, 07:05 AM
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I put it in a plastic zip lock bag and donate to my guild's charity committee for someone else to finish. I have done that twice now. I included the pattern and all supplies necessary to finish it, so it is sort of a "kit." Our guild has fabric that members can take to make charity quilts and my kits have been taken by someone and finished. I know they got finished because they were shown at "show and tell."

Just in case that would work for you...

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Old 05-15-2013, 07:24 AM
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Like a previous post... I have found it very liberating to just "make it go away" and have tossed some just to ugly to finish. For years I stressed and made myself finish projects ... it really impacted my quilting in a very negative way, being bogged down in "bummer quilts". Free yourself of projects that have become a burden.. Life is too short and there are better quilts waiting to me made.
Sometimes I cut the fabrics into scraps , if the blocks were large enough.
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Old 05-15-2013, 07:35 AM
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I finish it and let the grand kid's use it as a picnic or beach quilt.
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Old 05-15-2013, 07:40 AM
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This is what I did. http://quiltville.blogspot.com/2013/...laid-love.html
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Old 05-15-2013, 07:40 AM
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We have received many items that need to be finished as the maker has lost interest in the project. We are always thrilled to receive it as many other charitable organizations would be as well.
Thanks for passing it along.
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:10 AM
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Give it away or throw it away. I did the same thing recently and it actually felt good to just let the darn thing go and move on to something I want to do.
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