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Thread: First time to applique and first time to design

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    Junior Member Angelmerritt's Avatar
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    So my step-dad shows old cars and has one that is his favorite. I noticed at one of the car shows that one car was getting more attention that most of the others. I figured it out, there was a quilt laying inside across the seat. So as the husband/wife couples were looking at the cars, the ladies were checking out the quilt.

    SOOOOO, I took my own stab at a car quilt. This meant trying to design something myself (scary) and applique (super scary). Not bad for my first try. Wish I had stuffed the car with a layer of batting (lesson learned). Also my first time with small scale stipple too.
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    great job

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    Wow, you did a great job.

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    Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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    WOW!! You did an awesome job on this! I bet Dad is thrilled :D:D:D

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    Awesome - that is really neat! We had an Olds Cutlass 442 when I was a little girl. Very nice cars.

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    Very nice design and work! What are the dimensions of this quilt?

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    {{{{{{{{{{{{applause}}}}}}}}}}
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    Quote Originally Posted by hannajo
    Very nice design and work! What are the dimensions of this quilt?
    Hm, good question. I made it for him to display on his back seat (I bought some UV fabric protector in hopes it works). It's currently all wrapped up for xmas but let me see what my scetch says . . . 30" tall by 44" wide.

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    Angelmerritt said, "design something myself (scary)"

    I say, "You can design for me anytime" :-)

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    Looks wonderful!!! Great job on designing!!!

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    You did a fine job. Yellow is one of my favorite colors, next to green.

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    Way too cool. You did a great job.

    The next one will be even easier to design.

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    That is excellent. You and he can be proud.

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    This looks great and I'm sure he appreicates it :-D

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    That is awesome!! Great details, too - do I see embroidery on the tires? Really a great quilt!

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    Very nice quilt. Great detail. Wish I had the talent to do something like that. maybe in time.

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    You did a great job

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    really, really great job on both the design and the applique! I'm sure your dad will love it! congrats on a job well done!

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    That is a fantastic car quilt!

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    Oh, man. That is great.

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    You sure nailed it, looks like the car itself. Great job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jingleberry
    You sure nailed it, looks like the car itself. Great job.
    Exactly what I was thinking. Bravo!

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    Beautiful job on this!

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    That's a beautiful car and a beautiful quilt. :)

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