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Old 08-29-2012, 10:47 AM
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If there was something glaringly different in a quilt top you were making - such as one block being placed differently than the rest -

Would you appreciate it if someone asked you about it?

Or would you consider the person a member of the dreaded 'quilt police'?

I would like to have someone mention it to me and ask if it was intentional? If not intentional, I'd like to be able to change/fix it before it's quilted.
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:53 AM
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It depends on the persons personality. I would want someone to mention it to me. I would never mention it after the quilt was quilted! But in the early stages when it was still fixable - yes.
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:57 AM
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I never use the term "quilt police." I always appreciate an honest critique of my work...whether I ask for it or not.


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Old 08-29-2012, 11:04 AM
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yes I would want someone to tell me before it is quilted

..I emailed a picture of a very busy quilt that I made to my friend and she picked out right away that I had a blocked turned the wrong way, but it was all ready quilted so there wasn't anything I could do about it...she said not to tell anyone and most would not see it but everytime I look at the quilt my eyes go right to the mistake.. LOL
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I'd want to know unless the quilt was all together all ready and it would be a pain to fix
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:04 AM
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Years ago a lady I knew was showing me some of her craft projects. One was counted cross stitch. She was not

finished with it but I could easily see that she did not know about having all of the top stitches going in the same direction. So I mentioned it to her. After I saw her face fall I was sorry that I told her.


I would rather know so I can do it right the next time. Maybe not everyone is like that.
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This reminds me of the question about myslip showing, always appreciate people concerned enough about how things look and what I need to know reminds me they are interested in what I am doing.
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:06 AM
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I'd want to know.
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:16 AM
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Me, too. In fact I PM'd a board member about a similar thing and she was so grateful!

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I'd want to know.
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I would definitely appreciate knowing.
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