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What part of quilting do you enjoy and why?

Old 03-15-2011, 06:40 PM
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Is it cutting fabric, quilting, designing, patchwork, applique, crazy quilts, art quilts, penny rugs, hand piecing, machine piecing, foundation paper piecing, english paper piecing, hand quilting, machine quilting, embroidery or something else?

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Old 03-15-2011, 06:42 PM
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for some reason I'm finding that cutting the fabric is the most enjoyable. Am saving selvages and strings for quilts. "Waste not, want not."
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I like designing and machine piecing. It's fun to see the design take shape and come together. My least favorite is cutting. It's tedious and leaves me with a bach ache. Plus I'm always a little nervous about messing things up.
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Old 03-15-2011, 06:50 PM
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i love the planning/dreaming of process. next the sewing part that gets me to the finished top. unfavorite part - the cutting. i just want to sew sew sew!
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Old 03-15-2011, 06:51 PM
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My absolute favorite part is the persons face when they receive the finished quilt, with all of its imperfections, but full of love, hugs and smiles. :-D
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Old 03-15-2011, 06:56 PM
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Mine is buying the fabric's. Actually I love cutting my fabs then sewing them together. I don't enjoy the sandwiching at all. Wish I could afford to pay someone to do it for me.
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:06 PM
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I agree with cjomomma; I love to plan the colors, buy the fabric and make the top. I hate to sandwich and I enjoy hand quilting.
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:08 PM
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I like to plan, match colors with designs, figure out the sizes, organize, then cut. I could make kits all day!

Next favorite is piecing the quilt top. I have about 15 done, but just folded up.

WORST: quilting!
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I like the quilting designs...but not sure I like doing it by hand...LOL
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:11 PM
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It may seem silly but I enjoy the hand sewing the binding down to the back of the quilt. Gives me the feeling of accomplishment that another quilt is completed.
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