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My teal and black insanity quilt top.

Old 01-16-2013, 02:28 PM
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Here it the quilt I talked about and had asked for pattern advice. I finally decided to use one called East Texas Beauty from an old Quilter's World Magazine. I wanted to do one quilt, pieced the old way, one square at a time, didn't use any strip piecing or short cuts. Thought I might lose my mind. This took me several months, and please, please don't look too close. Surely isn't perfect, and I love things to be more perfect than this one. It has 3013 pieces, and I still have to quilt it. Thought I'd share now in case I throw it out! Lesson learned, and bring on all the shortcuts
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:31 PM
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Wow. It looks good to me. Though I can't imagine why you set yourself a challenge like that in the first place. Isn't life difficult enough? The colors really work together, so just quilt it, bind it, and move on to something easy!
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Never looking close, just galloping by on my horse and thinking 'such a lovely quilt' that would drive me nuts too, LOL
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Your quilt looks great from here! Sometimes it's fun to challenge ourselves to do something the hard way...so glad you stuck with it and finished it. I know I would have given up before I got very far. Thanks for sharing!
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Isn't it funny how we decide to challenge ourselves. This is one venue I don't ever plan on taking. I applaud you for your attemp and it is beautiful. Once you finish this quilt and don't see it for awhile, I think you will really appreciate it's beauty and remember the challenge to yourself and how you stuck with it!
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nicely done
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Very pretty. You did such a great job. Even when my horse stopped I still loved this quilt. You have a lot to be proud of for doing this. BrendaK
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Oh, the good old days.
It came out beautifully.
Arent you glad we have rotary cutters.
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very nice!!!!!!
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​Gorgeous!
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