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Thread: Back to my Dear Jane journey

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    Back to my Dear Jane journey

    I wanted to try to catch up with all of my fellow Janiacs, but can't believe I've been paused for nearly 11 months. To catch up will mean that I have to make 3 blocks a day. I tried that, but A10 completely stumped me. It sat there for days. Every time I passed by, I couldn't bring myself to start it. I finally jumped in 4 days after printing out my block. I decided to use thatquilt.com's method http://thatquilt.blogspot.com/2009/01/10.html . Here is my contortion sewing of the frame [I'm using the back of the fabric for the background of this one]

    In the end, it wasn't that hard... just very slow and careful. So, you may remember that I'm doing 3 Janes. Here are A2, A4, and B11

    And here are A10, C12 and B9

    I have closeups of all of them, but they need resizing. So this is all for now.
    Nancy in western NY
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    YIKES! You're amazing.......THREE Janes! I can't even get half of one done! I really like all your color combinations, your finished 'Janes' will be wonderful to see! Keep going, I can see you are very good at this!

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    OMG .... triplet DJs!
    What a challenge you have given yourself ... and a great starting back with those 18 blocks!
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    I can almost see the logic in doing multiple Janes at the same time ...... almost

    They're great!!
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    I too can see the logic in doing three at once , my hats of to you for one ! Do keep us posted.

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    Great job!
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    Awesome job!!!!

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    Three at once-? Please do keep us posted on your progress!
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    All of your blocks look great. I think it makes sense to make all three at the same time. Good luck. DJ is one of my favorite quilts also.
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    thanks to all for your kind comments. yes, making 3 at the same time is more efficient. i want one for my own bed, one for the guest bed, and one to sell to pay for the other two
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    What a fantastic challenge! Although I can see once you've finished with the block three times you have all the kinks out. Are you sewing the color schemes in any particular order?
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    Quote Originally Posted by oksewglad View Post
    Are you sewing the color schemes in any particular order?
    of course, the red and white has no other color scheme. but the two others will have an around the world look
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    Wow, sounds like a very ambitious project. If there is a block of the month, I might be able to do one
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    I can't even imagine doing one and you're doing three!! Looking forward to seeing the finished quilts.
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    You are as brave as my patients who choose to have both knees replaced at the same time! Your blocks are fantastic.

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    Wow! I am really impressed. You are very talented!

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    WOw, three of those. Most of us can't even take on one Jane

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    I think that you must have the patience of three saints. Beautiful work.
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    Gorgeous! You do beautiful work!
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    Thanks to all for your kind comments
    Nancy in western NY
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    Very nice...

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    3 janes? No wonder you stopped for a year! That's a pretty daunting project! Hope you have a good long run at it this time!

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