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Finally got eight points together...

Old 10-11-2007, 10:24 PM
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Hadn't planned on it. I know it is silly, but since I'm new to it all I often just find myself working on such things as a way of practice. Each time I try something I learn. My question on this one is why I get the little comma form in the intersections? I'm sure the answer sits somewhere between the loft, stitching and pressing. There must be an answer just waiting to be found. :D
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Old 10-11-2007, 10:35 PM
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You really did a good job Steve. If you cut all your pieces perfect, sew all your seams perfect, etc...then we'd probably all hate you. LOL just kidding! Practice is probably the best teacher.
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Old 10-12-2007, 03:58 PM
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Wonderful Job! I like the bold dark star, it shows up more dramatically! You did a great job on the points, and you should be very proud of this block! :D :D :D
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Old 10-12-2007, 04:11 PM
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I really like the star black and the background yellow!! It looks very manly!
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Old 10-12-2007, 06:59 PM
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Nice job Steve! :thumbup: All these, um, practice pieces will make a cool sampler quilt..... let me know when you're ready to ship it down to SoCal & I'll PM my address :mrgreen:
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Old 10-13-2007, 02:10 PM
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Steve, I find your remark inappropriate and offensive, as if God is worried about you or anybody being perfect. As far as the star, it's pretty good.

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Old 10-14-2007, 06:43 AM
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I agree with Kathy. I have been trying to figure out a way to say it for the past couple of days, without adding further insult to injury; Kathy summed it up perfectly!! Please keep comments like that to yourself, or at least off of this message board.
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Old 10-16-2007, 05:51 AM
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My husband really likes this one Steve, so much that he asked me the other day when am I gonna teach him how to do this one? I told him as soon as I learn :wink: . Its so much fun to having a shared interest!!!
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Old 10-16-2007, 09:48 AM
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I agree with your hubby, stars are cool. There is a neat book out called "Stars by Magic" by Nancy Johynson-Srebro that I got half priced over at Joanne's. It shows how to make a lot of nice stars from only squares and rectangles. I want to go through and do several to get the swing of things. She even gives instructions for a small lone star done in this manner.

I had a lady at work tell me her father quilted, and made excellent stars and compasses. She said he'd get about a half-inch to the center and then crank it by hand till he was about a half inch to the other side before continuing on letting the machine take its course. I'm planning on doing that next, after I get at least one of the projects done (sigh).
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:03 AM
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Thanks for the tip on the book. I'll have to see if I can find a copy. Unfortunately, we no longer have a Joanne's close by.
He's even been looking through my stash, for just the right color of golden yellow!! I'm really thrilled to death with his interest, I told him we should get his and her matching sewing machines!! :D
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