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Grandma (& Patrice) might be proud...

Old 03-01-2008, 09:06 PM
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These blocks will be hotpads for rein. I wanted to show Patrice that I'm getting there on that whole neat back thing :) LOL.
(Jnebug, yours are started too, I have one fabric I have to pick up to get them completed.)

The colors are kinda off...it looks pink, but there's no pink in the fabric at all!

The front
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The back (almost looks better than the front LOL)
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Close up of the back. I think Grandma would be proud :)
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Old 03-01-2008, 09:14 PM
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Lovely! And how does one keep the back so nice??? I have made no progress in that department! Congratulations!

What color is it, if not pink?
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Old 03-01-2008, 09:17 PM
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I like that pattern and that is a very very neat back. lol. In a way it kind of looks like a light purple color.
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Old 03-01-2008, 09:24 PM
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Thanks :) actually its a khaki color with green paisley print and a darker green solid. My cam has severe issues.
I just really paid attention to how I pressed each piece after sewing it. It took me longer...but I think it was worth it :). Now if I don't mess up the quilting, we'll be ok! :lol:
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Old 03-02-2008, 01:15 AM
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Really nice Lisa!
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Old 03-02-2008, 03:31 AM
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Patrice is VERY proud!!! :lol: :P
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Old 03-02-2008, 04:05 AM
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Wow--that's looks like a tricky block!! Nice back! It's interesting to see you pressed some open--like the post over in the main section about where to press seams. It's nice to see how sweet it looks with a different option. Thanks for sharing.
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That's a beautiful block. I have issues with pressing unless I have written instructions.
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Neat block, Lisa! Look at the back! :shock: I'll work on getting the fronts to look like yours, THEN I'll make the backs pretty!
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That really is a nice block, front and back. You did good! And it would be pretty in pink too.
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