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Thread: The green monster

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    Super Member fleurdelisquilts.com's Avatar
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    My sister commissioned a quilt for each of her grandchildren.....she has 10 or 11, who knows, we sometimes lose track :-) This is number two, I think. Another top is almost done--she's really stressing me.

    The title comes from the fact that I messed up badly by sewing one side to the wrong edge. :-( My sister noticed after half of it was quilted....way to late. But I cut off the strips that where in the wrong place and resewed it to the right edge, then covered it with a slender bias strip. Sort of like the QAYG system. To make the bias look right, I added more bias strips in other places. Now it looks like it's a design element. Whew! Now that was stressful.

    Thanks for looking.

    See that slender little green strip on the left? That's the fix. If not, great!
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    3 strips on this side and 7 on the other :-(
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    Nice

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    That is clever how you fixed the problem. Beautiful quilt

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    And I thought you were talking about the Boston Red Sox!! :D:D

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    Quote Originally Posted by sueisallaboutquilts
    And I thought you were talking about the Boston Red Sox!! :D:D
    Confused! Red Sox green monster????

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    The back wall- they call it the Green Monster- where lots of home runs land :D

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    what a great recovery! Let everyone think it was planned. i'll never tell. :)

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    Now that's being creative. You did a wonderful job and it's a lovely quilt.

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    creative design latitude is all it was

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    Great job! :lol: :lol:

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    It's a beautiful quilt.

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    Beaytiful quilt. Love the pattern.

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    I really like it. Think it is very pretty. No one will ever guess that you planned to go in a different direction.

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    was going to make a bed runner for my sister using 5" charms only but like your use of smaller rows of squares in between. I'll be stealing this idea from you if you don't mind. love your quilt.

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    Very nice quilt...like the colors too

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    Quote Originally Posted by debcavan
    That is clever how you fixed the problem. Beautiful quilt
    ditto :-D
    dar

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    Beutiful. Quilters are a resourceful lot. Way to find a fix for your boo boo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sueisallaboutquilts
    And I thought you were talking about the Boston Red Sox!! :D:D
    me too, must because i'm a huge fan and love watching games sitting on the green monster :-0

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    Fabulous Quilt and thank you for the Great tip!

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    By the way, the rectangle blocks on the outer border.....my other sister, who lived in Germany for several years, decided that they look like subway tiles at some station in Germany. I don't remember the name of the city, but anyway, now we call them subway tiles instead of bricks or rectangles. More sophiscated, don't you think?

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    Great quilt- love that contempo look, and your color choices.

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