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The Doozy is Done

Old 06-09-2017, 11:37 AM
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Default The Doozy is Done

I try to learn something from every quilt. The takeaway from this: King Size is hard to manage. Precision piecing is necessary in maintaining points. I Can get a binding on by machine that pleases me. Binding a quilt by machine is Much faster. Color selection is so important (not sure I passed this test).

Becky St did a phenomenal job of quilting. She said everything is freehand this is the first time she has tried this border. I think the quilting turned out beautifully.

Becky's work from the back: img_1089.jpg

img_1091.jpgNow the front!img_1096.jpg

I promised myself that I would finish piecing this in 2016. I finished at 5 p.m. on 12/31/2016. The pattern is Gemstone by Wing and a Prayer Design. It is a piecing doozy.

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Old 06-09-2017, 11:41 AM
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It is beautiful!! It does look like it could be a doozy though!
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Old 06-09-2017, 11:41 AM
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WOW!!! what a beautiful quilt!!!
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It's gorgeous and looks like a total ton of work. You have done a beautiful job and thank you for sharing.
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Old 06-09-2017, 11:58 AM
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Incredible quilt. Everything about it is gorgeous - colors, piecing and quilting.
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Gorgeous quilt with wonderful colors and quilting!
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Old 06-09-2017, 12:20 PM
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Gorgeous doozy of a quilt.
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Very nicely done.
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What a wonderful quilt!!! You have to be very pleased.

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Old 06-09-2017, 01:03 PM
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That IS a doozy! Love the colors and all the details in the pattern. Congratulations on a tough job well done!
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