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Thread: From orphan blocks...

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    From orphan blocks...

    I got these orphan blocks of flying geese rectangles (made by members of the guild) from my guild to make a charity quilt for a women's shelter in the area. I didn't want to make an all flying geese quilt so took some of the original rectangles apart and tried to match up the colors as best as I could to make the diamond blocks. I liked the bright colors and added the yellow to make it really happy. I hope it goes to a person in need and it makes them smile... I enjoyed figuring out how to put it together and quilting it. I don't particularly like putting someone else's work together but found it became "a labor of love..."

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    Yoou did a great job of making a very nice quilt for someone out of those. i personally like working with blocks, etc made by others. I love the challenge and makes lots for local charities

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    I think you did an awesome job, and I want to thank you for doing it for a charity, some one will be happy to get such a wonderful quilt.
    Pauline

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    Great quilt, great ideas, too.

    I like to occasionally get someone elses 'orphan' or ufo blocks. They go together so fast, plus I don't have any of my usual self-critical moments. It's pure enjoyment to see the blocks transformed into a quilt so quickly. The quilts aren't perfect, but they are done and generally look pretty good.

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    It's wonderful! Well done.
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    way too cute

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    Great job!
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    How pretty!
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    It turned out very nice! You did a great job with them.
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    great quilt.. I have orphan blocks never know what to do with them... thanks for sharing

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    Very pretty and bright.
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    Beautiful!!!!!!

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    What a cheerful quilt!
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    Terrific quilt! You've done a nice job, and I love the yellow! Definitely a happy quilt!
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    The yellow fabric adds so much sunshine! You did a great job on creating a quilt from the donated orphan blocks. I am sure who ever receives it will love it!
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    God bless the piece makers and the quilters too. Yellow made it sparkle. You made it and added the LOVE. Thanks and hugs

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    You did a great job. I like the way you put the blocks together. I like how a few of the fg on the lower right create a few cheveron patterns, and the assortment in general.

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    Thanks all for the kind comments!! Love the QB just because of you all!!!

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    Great job, love the yellow, will make someone's day brighter!

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    Great job on a cheerful quilt by a generous person. Thanks!

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    I'm sure it will bring much cheer to someone's day! It turned out very nicely!

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    turned out great
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