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Thread: First attempt at a quilt

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    First attempt at a quilt

    Found some really cute Poodle fabric 2 years ago and have been planning since then to make a lap quilt for my boss
    who raises and shows Poodles. Well I finally after 2 years got up the courage to make the attempt. I asked a couple
    of my friends for help as I had never made a quilt before but we never made the time to get together, so finally the
    time came to pull it together myself and brave my way thru. This is the Quilt top that I made.
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    Nice fabric. Great effort for first quilt. Thank you for sharing.

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    You did a great job.
    Are you ready to make another one?
    Veronica

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    I've always been afraid to try attic windows because I thought it would be too hard! Great first quilt.

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    Thanks, I saw several mistakes in this first one, so I did the following week make another one. It was actually easier
    than I thought it would be. The top is not finished in this pic, but thought I would share anyway.
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    Job well done.

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    Nice job for a first try !!! Carry on, are you hooked yet???? lol Auntie B

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    I love the cat quilt. I kick myself, because I saw that fabric once, fell in love with it, but didn't know what could be done with it. Now, if I ever see it again, I will snatch it up and do it just like you did. That is absolutely awesome. For a first time quilt, you did a beautiful job.

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    WOW great job love attic windows it's on my bucket list
    It all about the Journey!! Enjoy It

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    It is very nice!

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    great attic windows. Welcome to the club of quilters lol
    Cindy

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    Very cute! I like the attic windows pattern!
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    You did a great job on both quilts. That isn't the easiest pattern especially for your first quilt, but you nailed it!!!!

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    Very nice.

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    ...and so it goes. Welcome to the world of quilting!

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    Great job.
    Fabric is like money, no matter how much you have it's never enough.

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    Very nice quilts. I notice all your corners nicely mitered. Good for you!

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    You did a fantastic job! Your choice of colors, especially on the kitty cats, really emphasizes the 3-D effect of the attic windows. Great quilts!

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    you did a great job with the window frames. love the little poodles.
    Nancy in western NY
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    Great job on both quilts.

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    This is your first????? You did positively FABULOUS!!!!!
    Happiness is a form of travel...not a destination.

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    First quilt is nice, but the cat quilt is just beautiful. What's not to like about cats in or on a quilt. thanks for showing us.
    learn each and every day,memories or play.

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    Both of the quilts are nice. I love attic windows & poodles. Thanks for sharing.
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    Great job - pretty quilt.

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    You did a wonderful job...

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