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Old 05-24-2010, 05:09 AM
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Well some wha against my good judment I am posting pictures of the quilt I am working on.

It has some rough spots and I had hoped it would look better when I got this close to finishing it.

I plan to make decorative stiching over the quilt squares , I hope fully to fully cover up the original stitching because a lot of it looks really bad.

I am making it for a day bed for my daughter and I decided to put a skirt on it

Top half of one side

Top half of the other side

skirt of quilt
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:14 AM
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Thanks for the photo. The colors are some of my favorites.
The skirt adds interest. Be sure to post a photo when you finish.
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:18 AM
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Love the colors and design. Hope to see the finished project.
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:26 AM
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Blue is my favorite color and the stripes bring out the blue and gray. Good job.

Can't wait to see the finished project with all of the decorative stitches.
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:36 AM
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I am not sure why you were afraid to post the pic ? Your colors work well together, the pattern is fine, looks good to me :lol:

Really neat that you are making it longer on the sides. How old is your daughter ? My sons would need it longer to cover all their "stuff" under the bed :wink: LOL
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Old 05-24-2010, 06:40 AM
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Looks great and a great idea. Good for you.
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Old 05-24-2010, 08:58 AM
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I think it looks great. I think the color combo works rerally well. Keep up the great work.
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Old 05-24-2010, 09:34 AM
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I have learned alot of things I did wrong on this one and I think the main one was I did not work in squares I worked in strips from top to bottom.

Oh well it has been a learning experiance and I have learned a lot since I joined the Quilting Board and I want to thank everyone for their encouragement and support.

Now I know where I can go when I have any questions and that will help a lot. I hope I don't become a pest since I really love quilting and would like to be able to turn out some as beautiful as some I have seen on the Quilting Board.
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Old 05-24-2010, 10:21 AM
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To be honest, the quilt is very attractive. I like the colors alot. I see a couple of misaligned seams, but nothing I haven't encountered on my own quilts. Once it gets all sandwiched and quilted, these minor flaws will seem to disappear. :thumbup:
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Old 05-24-2010, 01:06 PM
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I love the addition of the skirt to this quilt :D:D:D
I have used decorative stitching too to hide some boo boo's :wink:
Never be leery of asking for help or a question, that is what this board is all about, helping and sharing :D:D:D
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