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FINALLY finished my first full sized quilt ever, the pile of leaves =)

FINALLY finished my first full sized quilt ever, the pile of leaves =)

Old 11-12-2011, 01:10 AM
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Good for you. You did a very good job. Having done it, I know that quilting a large quilt on a home machine is do-able, but a real chore. Perseverance indeed! In case you don't already know, it is very important to take regular breaks.
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Old 11-12-2011, 02:51 AM
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Your quilt is beautiful, thanks for sharing
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Old 11-12-2011, 02:54 AM
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Well done, it is soooo pretty and the colors are gorgeous.
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Old 11-12-2011, 03:10 AM
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That's a very pretty quilt & I like your quilting. Outstanding for a 1st quilt! Mine was pretty ...in my eyes, but it truth,is wonky as can be.

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Some of you may remember this thread from a month ago, I pieced the top and then got extremely discouraged at the actual 'quilting' process on my little sewing machine from Walmart. Moving that much quilt around my kitchen table was back-breaking and I almost gave up. Well I quit working on it for a week or two, and had to psych myself up to get back on it and do a little each night. I learned some very important lessons about working hard, taking care with details, and not giving up, so this quilt was a journey for me. I am so happy with the result that even though I'm taking a little break, I can't wait to start the next one. Overall this quilt took me a little over 2 months to complete. It is a design from Joann's quilt of the month called "Autumn Leaves" and I put it together because I thought it resembled a pile of leaves which brings back great memories.Thank you for the support I received on this site which helped me along the way. I can now call myself a quilter and I feel like I'm starting to know what I'm doing =)
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Old 11-12-2011, 03:24 AM
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Way to go - perserverance pays off. I also have done large quilts on my little Kenmore machine. No, it's not easy, but for the me the results are well worth the effort. Thanks for sharing and keep up the good work.
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Old 11-12-2011, 03:42 AM
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Looks like you did a wonderful job on piecing and quilting.I can't imagine the frustration using a little machine.Great job....
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Old 11-12-2011, 07:44 AM
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Great job!
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Old 11-12-2011, 08:10 AM
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You learned well. At my house EVERY quilt is a learning experience. Sometimes, I have to psych myself up everyday when working on whatever it is. But at the end of the day I usually feel great..
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Old 11-12-2011, 02:38 PM
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Beautiful quilt!
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Old 11-12-2011, 03:12 PM
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Good job! Glad you finished it!
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