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JanTx 09-30-2012 11:20 PM

Batik turning 12
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I'm making 3 quilts for a co-worker who wants to give them to her adult children for Christmas. This is my first - and probably last - commission job.

Pattern: Turning 12
Fabric: Connecting Threads fat quarter bundle

quiltinggirl 09-30-2012 11:25 PM

Very pretty! I love your layout of the fabrics. :)

BrendaK 10-01-2012 12:28 AM

Super job. BrendaK

mcdaniel023 10-01-2012 02:03 AM

Wow, that is pretty. Love it,

karenpatrick 10-01-2012 02:08 AM

Very nice.

Diane007 10-01-2012 04:12 AM

Very pretty colours....

QuiltnNan 10-01-2012 04:47 AM

nicely done.

SheriR 10-01-2012 04:54 AM

Well you do gorgeous work. I can see why you were asked to make quilts for someone.

QuiltnLady1 10-01-2012 05:41 AM

Beautiful!! Love the batiks. I know it is hard to make a quilt someone else has requested -- I do surprise quilts much better. Great job!!

Tartan 10-01-2012 05:47 AM

Great quilt! Commissions are a good way to suck all the fun out of quilting, aren't they?

katkat1946 10-01-2012 07:41 AM

Those fabrics are really, really pretty in this pattern. And I think I understand where you're coming from when you say no more commissioned quilts. What a lot of pressure it is to make something knowing before hand that it will be sold. Much easier to make it and then be able to say, " Here's what I have - take it or leave it!" At any rate, this is very nice and I like the chance to see the Connecting Threads batiks in a completed quilt.

wolph33 10-01-2012 07:48 AM

beautiful-great quilt

Quilt-T 10-01-2012 08:30 AM

Beautiful! I would love to have this pattern. Makes a great gift!

Mariposa 10-01-2012 08:31 AM

Great job on this! :)

jennygrit 10-01-2012 08:51 AM

You did a great job!!!

MamaInRed 10-01-2012 01:32 PM

I love the colors in the second one. They are both very nice.

QUILTNMO 10-01-2012 01:54 PM

very pretty!!!

coopah 10-03-2012 04:36 AM

Originally Posted by Tartan (Post 5553885)
Great quilt! Commissions are a good way to suck all the fun out of quilting, aren't they?

I agree with Tartan!

Blinkokr 10-03-2012 04:51 AM

WOW - just wonderful, great job and thank you for sharing, love the batiks
Have a Blessed day

ItsJustMe 10-03-2012 06:14 AM

Really, really pretty! Love the pattern and the fabrics. Your work is amazing.

solstice3 10-03-2012 08:47 AM

love it. the batiks are great

Iraxy 10-03-2012 12:32 PM

Your batiks are beautiful and the pattern works well with them. A really beautiful quilt.
I can understand your not wanting to take on commissions. I made one quilt for a woman. She was really pleased and I was rewarded handsomely but the pressure to please and perfection was enormous. Now, I make a quilt, if you like it we can talk about a price. Less stress for me. I have to admit, I hate to sell or give away my quilts. :) :)

nstitches4u 10-04-2012 05:56 AM

Very pretty. You did a great job.

sewdarnbusy 10-04-2012 05:59 AM

Nice Quilt! Never say never..... cause you never know. Quite often I think "never again" but then, I do it again.

runswithscissors 10-04-2012 07:53 AM

Love the batiks!

lue 10-04-2012 08:10 AM

Why your last commission quilting? They're beautiful.

JanTx 10-05-2012 08:11 PM

Last commission? Too much pressure. I want to please, but it's so hard to tell exactly what someone wants. I'll make and sale - if you like it you can buy it - but not going to take a vague request and try to make something from it. The lady bought 3 quilts from me and was thrilled about each one, but ... the second guessing and self-doubt just wasn't worth it.

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