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Thread: I Call it Pipe Dream

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    I Call it Pipe Dream

    Just like the hand held game from Game Boy. Designed by me. Pieced in sections so that I would not get confused. There are over 90 fabrics not counting the light grey background. Total size is 60 x 72 inches. So....what kinds of things inspire you to design your own quilts?
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    I am from the South....39 miles south of Boston.

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    Wow!! I bet that was fun to do. It looks great, you did a wonderful job.

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    Super quilt! Wouldn't that make a great pattern for a little person to drive their hot wheels on?

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    Love your design. Sew neat and love ALL the fabrics!

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    So much fun!

    Mostly my inspiration comes from the fabric I fall in love with and then as I hear conversations about things people like, I try to make quilts that incorporate these things.


    Sometimes I just like to play with my scraps!

    peace
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    It's a really great quilt!

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    Cool design!! Congratulations.

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    Very cool quilt!
    Heather

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    That's really great. Fancy designing it yourself, well done. Looks a good one to utilise those left over strips too. Thanks for sharing and you should be proud. I see you are a "super member" no wonder with work like that.

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    That is a fabulous design! I love how it came out. When it come to designing my own .. it comes from the fabric. There are some fabrics that I have a picture in my mind of what will look best .. then go from there.

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    a really great quilt!

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    Awesome ! Great job!

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    Holy cow thats fabulous!! You are a genius and I think you should write a pattern for this! Love it! What inspires me ? Every thing. Fabric designs, nature, families favorite colors, etc.
    Have discovered paper piecing!
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    This is wonderful!
    So many ideas for recipients come to mind with this design....
    architects
    plumbers
    kids with hot wheels
    people with the city water department
    those who work underground - miners, sewer workers, tunnelers, underground office workers, even spelunkers
    I'm sure there are more, it's just terrific!

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    very nicely done... love the pattern
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    very nice....... l love creativity

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    Very pretty, great colors and grea pattern. Seeing all my fabrics inspires me to try and get them sewn into quilts.
    Another Phyllis
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    Great quilt!
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    That is just too cool!! You did a great job, someone who plays games will absolutely love it.

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    That is totally cool. I can see whey you assembled in sections so not to get confused.
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    That's so cool!
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    Great job! I would go looney trying to keep things straight!
    Helen T.

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    That is a great quilt!

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    What a great, creative pattern & quilt! I don't design my patterns... I do good to follow patterns that already written up... LOL!
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    Thanks for all the great comments! When I first started quilting in 1992, I just mostly cut squares and threw them together. Since then, I have done many different things including machine applique which I love because you can really go wild with cute pictures. This one just came to me one day and I drew it out on graph paper.
    Life is not a movie. No one is going to yell "CUT" when you make a mistake. - Anne L. Fulton

    I am from the South....39 miles south of Boston.

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