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Thread: adventures in long-arm quilting

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    adventures in long-arm quilting

    A little over a week ago I posted "how do I quilt this" and got many good suggestions. I went with loops and leaves (although my leaves ended up looking like hearts). I think it turned out well. I discovered that I'm better at making upside-down hearts than right-side up hearts. I also discovered that long-arm quilting is fun!! I hope you can see the quilting in the photos.

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    nicely done
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    Good for you for going for it. Looks great.Watson

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    Love it. BrendaK
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    ​Looks great!

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    Beautiful quilt and quilting. Great colors and pattern.
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    Well gone! Your leaves are lovely & kinda look like hearts, too! Leaves (pardon) a lot to the imagination of the recipient.
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    Looks like you did a great job!
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    Nice quilt and great choice for the border fabric. It makes the inside squares look like flowers.

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    beautiful quilt
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    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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    You did a marvelous job and you’re right...FMQ is fun. Great job.
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    Very Beautiful Quilt...the Quilting is so very pretty...I love this. I love the Colors in the Quilt.
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    Looks fantastic.
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    Well done on every aspect of this quilt. Colors make me smile!
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    great work! those aren't upside-down hearts, those are philodedrom (sp??) leaves!

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    Good job!!

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    Very nice! Love the quilt!
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    That's very nicely done. The quilting looks lovely. Maybe you've been too hard on yourself when it comes to long arm skills?

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    Beautiful quilt and nice quilting too!
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    but these are looking like morning glory leave! lovely quilt and quilting

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    I think you did a great job. It's a lovely quilt

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    It looks great
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    First, I really like your quilt. It is so cheerful and happy looking. Great place to start. I am glad you tried LA quilting. It looks very nice and you can call your motifs leaves or hearts;but, they look very nice. I have done some rental time on and LA and like to do it-but it different. Plan to do more in the future. So, keep up the great work and keep showing us your progress.

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    Your quilt is lovely. I learned how to FMQ with Patsy Thompson on you tube and once I mastered the hearts and everything else on my DSM then I did it on my LA. Keep practicing you will get better and better.
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    What a beautiful quilt! I love everything about it. I would love to be able to FMQ the way you are! (but I'm working on that)
    They're right about practicing!

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