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Thread: so ugly that I may not finish it

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    Have one of those I'm fighting with right now too.Put it away for awhile andnit will grow on you. Personally I don't think it's ugly.

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    kids, and especially babies, aren't picky! Especially children who need a warm quilt. Finish it up, there will be someone who will love and appreciate it. And BTW, I don't think it is ugly!!! I love the pop of blue!

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    Sorry, not ugly. I like it.
    Happy Quilting.

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    I don't think it is ugly, and I know that kids love quilts with lots and lots of contrast...so I say finish it.

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    it's pretty!!!
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    I think the colors are beautiful and well-balanced - not at all ugly. Maybe put a couple different sized borders on it, to make it larger and use it as a wrap for watching tv.

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    Judging by all the positive comments (mine included) you'd better finish it or the quilt police will come and confiscate it for their own use
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    I agree you are much too rough on your quilt. You may love it when it is done and borders are added to pull it together.
    If not I agree that you could donate it ......lots of people would love it!!!!

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    I think you should persevere and complete it. I was given the same advice with my DP9P Twist and turn quilt. Everyone has such a lot of valuable experience on this board and I took heed and bordered mine and it made all the difference to the whole quilt. Having despaired, of it, hating a particular dominant beige fabric, like you, I now find it acceptable. A lot of your time has gone into that top already, and fabric, so carry on and you may be pleasantly surprised. I am still working on my borders as advised by "the wise ones" and I plan to again post when finished. Good luck.

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    As others have said, I also don't think that it is ugly. A lot of good sugestions what to do with it if you still don't like it after a while. BrendaK
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    Well....here I was expecting something a bit ordinary....and what do I see..... a beautiful, rich looking quilt top, just crying out for some quilting to enhance it further. Well worth the batting and backing....and if you still don't like it (though I can't imagine why). Gift it to someone, I'm sure it would be treasured by many.

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    I love it. I would use a baby themed flannel for the opposite side.

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    You have no clue what ugly is!!!
    If you go to the thrift store and look at quilts you might learn what ugly is
    I love that quilt. I think the colors are great and I like the pattern, too.
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    I love the colors! It's a real nice quilt.

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    It is beautiful. Finish it and gift it to someone.

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    You can send it to me and I'll finish it. I think it looks great. SO colorful.
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    Did you post the wrong picture??? Where's the ugly quilt??? This is far from ugly, I love, love, love it! All it needs is a border or two to frame it! I love scrappy quilts and this one is great!

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    I like it, I think it's very nice, if you put another matching border around it to make a lapquilt you could at least donate to some charity or an aged care home. I would finish it!!! but if you don't want to finish it, I'm sure you can find a quilter to give the top to and so they can finish it. I would really be a shame to waste it
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    This is not ugly.....Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I think it's very pretty. Finish it and allow someone to enjoy sleeping under a quilt made with love.
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    Finish it it's so purdy

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    I do that to myself way too often. Personally, I like the 'realness' of it--very Americana. As others have said, donate, donate. Someone would love this cozy gift.

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    I love it send it to me I will finish it I really like scrap quilts am working on one now with small pieces

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    well I personally love your "UGLY" quilt and would finish it in a heartbeat. PLease finish so we can see the whole quilt.
    Pat
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    If you decide not to keep it, finish it for a charity, a child would love it.

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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.. I thinks its not ugly at all ..
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