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After 4 years of sitting idle on a hanger

Old 08-29-2019, 03:29 AM
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Love this quilt. I started it years ago and gave up. Gave it to a friend.
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Old 08-29-2019, 04:33 AM
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It's beautiful!!! Each block has so much character and charm. It's sure to become an heirloom. Congratulations on finishing it!
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Old 08-29-2019, 04:38 AM
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Great time to get it finished. I love all the pumpkins. Absolutely gorgeous
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Old 08-29-2019, 07:40 AM
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Lovely quilt. My question is did you ever figure out the light problem? I seem to have the same problem canít see where Iím going or coming from.
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Old 08-29-2019, 08:54 AM
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Beautiful! Love it.
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Old 08-29-2019, 09:07 AM
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Congratulations on your finish! It is absolutely beautiful! How proud of it you should be!
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Old 08-29-2019, 10:04 AM
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That is beautiful!! Love it.
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Old 08-29-2019, 10:44 AM
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Stunning to say the least
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Old 08-29-2019, 11:05 AM
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It's beautiful and I'm glad you finally got interested in it again.
I would love to make one like this but my interest quota in doing
something busy is starting to wane so i'll just enjoy yours .
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Old 08-29-2019, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by EmiliasNana View Post
I finally finished The Great Pumpkin Quilt. I made it a priority in 2015 to finish the blocks and quilt it. I worked like crazy doing the blanket stitched applique, the hand embroidery, the piecing and started to quilt it. I had just gotten my Tiara II and was nervous but excited to begin. I used a cream Bottom Line for the top thread and a gold for the bobbin. My tension was perfect and I began. I stitched all around the featured pumpkins and leaves, changed thread and did details in the leaves etc. I started doing a small paisley in the background to make it recede and the color matched so well I couldn't see where the heck I was going or where I had been. After doing a bit of research I side lit the area and turned out all the lights in the room and on the machine. It worked okay, but only at night when I was totally in the dark. I got the quilt half done in 2015 and was pleased with my work, but couldn't look at it anymore! Anyone else have this problem? I still loved it, but I was done!!! It languished for four years while other quilts were completed and out the door. Finally, I was scheduled for knee replacement and I decided my goal was to finish it prior to that and the arrival of the kids and grands this summer. I accomplished my goal and it feels good to finally having it grace our living room wall.
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very pretty. I'm wanting to make a pumpkin quilt myself. You are inspiring me to start another UFO. LOL.
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