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Thread: Row Robin 2011 -- Group 6

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nancy in Louisiana
    I haven't heard from FQ StshQun either -- maybe I should check up on whether she's posted anywhere lately. Technically it's still sort of holiday, so she may be tied up with family, travel, etc.

    I really like the idea of the signature blocks. Do you mean for them to take the place of the label? We could do a block that would somehow reflect on each of us as an individual (ie. Qbee's bees, some Louisiana-themed for me). If we made them all the same size (not necessarily 12", but 12" would be good)they would really look great as a row across the back. Good thinking.

    As far as journal goes, see my post in the main thread.

    Ouch -- just had a thought. If everyone sent a picture of themselves (maybe with finished quilts? or holding up their first row), I can put them together in a collage and either print them out on fabric, or at least on paper to enter into our journals or sew into the back with the signature rows.

    Our swap is definitely going to be the best.
    Absolutely the best..Nancy, I see where FQ Stash Queen posted January 3rd pictures of her 2007 BOM quilt...just for your info...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nancy in Louisiana
    And maybe we should just let majority rule here and declare ourselves "Quilting to KNow You" -- it ties in with our label/signature block and journal ideas.

    Now, if I could only log off this dumb computer and find my way past the clutter to the sewing room ... I think I remember were it is ...
    I agree...I think majority rules..:)

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    I agree to just go with "Quilting to Know You"....I'm betting that FQ Stash Queen won't mind :D
    And I LOVE the idea of the "collage" pictures!!!
    How cool would that be on the back of the quilt!
    Oh my gosh...this is going to be SOOO cool!!

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    I love all of the ideas...

    I am in for the journal, the name, the label and the picture..but I would like the pictures in the journal.

    So, I will start looking for a cool journal and thinking about what to put on my label...

    yeah.....how exciting!!

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    Great Pam! I'm SOOO excited :D So how bout this idea:

    With each row we will send:
    The Row with or without the stashing needed for ALL rows
    A cool journal that everyone will put thoughts, pictures, etc.
    A Label that will only need to be signed by each person. The label will be designed by the person. Like I'd like to make mine match my row/theme and be like titled at the top with "Quilting to Know You" and then "Row Robin 2011" and then lines for everyone to sign and put their screen name.
    Then...I would love it if I could send 4 blocks for everyone to sign..put something on, whatever so I can make a row on the back of the blocks :)
    I still have to figure out my row! I so want to put a bumble bee in the middle with my name "Qbee" but am not sure I have the skills for that :( Hmmm...have to figure it out pretty quickly.

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    So, let me get this right:

    1. Row of blocks plus whatever sashing

    2. Small journal to be filled in as the next row is worked on, pictures welcome (could probably be printed on regular paper direct from computer, couldn't they? Not necessary to buy prints.)

    3. Quilt-owner's big label -- description of project with four lines for signature only -- real and board names, location.

    4. And then I'm a little fuzzy about the 4th item --

    Couldn't we combine 3 & 4 -- each person can make a 12 1/2 inch block, maybe out of muslin trimmed or framed in with some of the fabric they used on your blocks (or a small block motive on edges) and leave a big space in middle for their names, dates, home town and state, and any other very short comment they want to make. A plain muslin 12 1/2" block can be made by the quilt owner stating the name of the swap and date range -- combined with the other four blocks would make a complete row across the back. Do I make any sense at all?

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    1- ok
    2 - ok to print picture on paper
    3 - ??? I make one 12 1/2 block with muslin with name of group etc. then have space in the center left open for names and signatures, then you guys will make a 12 1/2" block with info about you to add to my block for a label row in the back.....is that correct???

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    It is totally fine if ya'll don't want to do both #3 and #4 but is there anyway ya'll could sign a label for me? Here's why....I got SOOO excited about the Round Robin that I contacted someone to embroidary a label for me...LOL. I had seen the labels that folks were putting on their "Row Robins" and "Round Robins" and knew I wanted one. Here was my inspiration (loook right under the butterfly blocks):
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-59706-3.htm
    It will be just a small label with 2 columns though so you can sign your real name and screen name...not even 12" square.
    Anyway...then the other night...another group was talking about doing an actualy block for each person to keep that would be like your own little "signature" block with maybe fabric that they used, their name or whatever and I loved the idea of lining them up in a row for the back. See this is what happens when you have a newbie in your group...LOL..we just get TOO excited!!
    Also, have we heard from our 5th? :D You want me to PM her?

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    I sent a pm to FQ Stash Queen. It seems that she and her husband live mostly on the road in their RV, so that may be the delay in her responding. I asked that she look us up here as soon as she can. I hope she stays in one place long enough to play.

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    I will do whatever everyone wants to do...I just need to be clear on what that is...

    So...Qbee...are you wanting us to do a quilt block for the back and a signature label??? or a quilt block for the back and you supply the signature label...I'm confused...

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    A quilt block for the back and then I would also like to send a sig label for everyone to sign since I already "ordered" it. :D

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    Ok, I can do that ...that won't be a problem for me...

    I will get busy with my quilt label...I will do an embroidery one with signature lines as well...but first I need to use Bubble jet on the fabric so the signatures wont get washed away..(I will do that before I do the embroidery)

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    FQ Stash Queen -- WHERE ARE YOU???

    Need to get serious and work on my blocks this weekend. Time is flying by. I'm going to be "out of it" Jan 16 thru 22 -- going on a cruise with some friends from our very little sewing group.

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    How fun to go on a cruise...:)...I am almost finished with my row, and then hopefully tomorrow will post pictures....

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    I'm not in this activity but WHERE are your pictures?

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    There are 6 of us in this group...most of us are still working on our rows...as we finish them, we will post pictures...I hope to post my row later today...I hope this answers your question.

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    YAY -- I heard from FQ Stash Queen! She pm'd me this am. I directed her to here and she should be checking in shortly. OK - all five of us are now present and accounted for. Ladies -- let the cutting and sewing begin!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pamesue
    Ok, my row is done...I think it turned out sew cute! I hope this pic is okay and you can see the blocks. I used the same fabric for the background in all 5 blocks.
    How did you get your row posted to our group 6...I went into Grp 6...Creat a New Topic/Pictures...maybe there was another area and I didn't pay attention...

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    Hit the "Reply" button that's next to the "Quote Reply" at the bottom of the last message box. That will bring up a new screen, and you can follow instructions there. DO NOT preview your message --- it will eliminate your picture. If you still have questions, just ask.

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    I finally finished my row...yea..my theme is Ladies/Girls, past or present...the girls are Sprin, Summer, Fall and Winter..didn't quite know what to do w/center...tried a pieced blk, but didn't like it..so chose a poem by Charles Dickens and added flowers for Spring etc around the edge...:)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nancy in Louisiana
    Hit the "Reply" button that's next to the "Quote Reply" at the bottom of the last message box. That will bring up a new screen, and you can follow instructions there. DO NOT preview your message --- it will eliminate your picture. If you still have questions, just ask.
    Thanks for the info...it worked..

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    Sorry for the delay everybody. I never got a notice about this link, but have been having computer problems. I lost my MIL last Sept., my FIL in April and my precious Daddy Sept. 19 after a long bout with leukemia. Between that a breaking my left wrist all the way through tripping at the carnival (just settled lawsuit), totalling my car and having my 3 day old $500 Android phone stolen, it's been a bit rough lately.

    I am 51 years old. I have one child, a 29 year old son who was married in April to a lovely, caring social worker named Erin. Two hours before the pix from their reception is when I was told my FIL had passed. My son, Brandon, is a TEXAS A&M graduate. So, I guess we have a major rivalry going in the group already. His major Christmas present was a pewter A&M door knocker with their last name engraved on it. His is a CPA/MBA and supervisor at Price Waterhouse in Houston. They just sold their townhouse (2 miles from downtown), and are planning to move to a gated community near The Woodlands (north Houston). Finally got a commitment that I would have grandchildren "within" 5 years.

    I heard some concern about the fact that I live on the road. Should not be a problem. My friend Rajean (HisPatchwork on the Board) sends my meds, etc. to me about twice a month. I'll send her a priority mail stamp and she'll get an address to send it out to me the day after receiving it, or if you would rather send it priority yourself, just let me know, and I'll give you the address where I'll be. Been doing this for years, and haven't had but one or two problems, and none with priority mail.

    I am terribly excited and this is not my first swap on the road. Somehow it all manages to fall into place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pamesue
    Ok, my row is done...I think it turned out sew cute! I hope this pic is okay and you can see the blocks. I used the same fabric for the background in all 5 blocks.
    Does the tone of brown or pink matter to you? Do you want everything light and/or muted rather than vivid? These are the kinds of questions I think we need to ask when we get ready to swap with the next person.

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    Just to put in my two cents worth, due to my lifestyle, I liked "Traveling Threads", but I understand that you needed to vote and I wasn't available. Am okay with anything y'all had to do in my absence (it wasn't be choice, sniff, sniff). Just kinda explain this whole process to me in plain English, as it seems a bit convoluted reading thru the thread. My them is brown/blue/green kitchen fabrics. Pattern is not as important as the theme. This quilt is for me, and I am excited. It will be going in out new gently used (32,000 miles) motorhome which has just been reupholstered, carpeted, etc. in tans. Hence, the darker colors. Am hoping some of you are more talented that I am. I do have both my Janome sewing machine and embroidery machine with me on the road, and enough stash to fill up the entire underside of the bed. Hehe! I'm expecting a great group who grows closer to each other as the project goes on and can possible meet each other one day.

    God Bless. Cherie

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    FQ Stash Queen,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your MIL and father. I am planning to use quilting to help me recover from similar losses. I lost my Dad in July, actually from 2 yrs of Leukemia similar to your DF, and then lost my mom about a month ago. I am doing LOTS of swaps and such to keep me busy!
    As far ast the name, unfortunately "Traveling Threads" is already taken by Group #9 :(
    I'm excited about this swap and know we will have tons of fun!! I think when you get your starting row done, it will be more clear what you are going for. I know at least a couple of folks have already finished theirs but don't worry, mine is still being drafted on paper!! We have til Feb. 15th to get it mailed so I am shooting for Feb. 1st :D
    Looking forward to getting to know you!

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