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Thread: Update on learning to sew curves - layout help

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    Here's the rest of my blocks completed and ready to go together on my practice curves quilt. Any thing jump out at you that I might need to change or rearrange?
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    Awesome! Looks great just like that!!
    Love your fabric choices!

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    I love it! Good job :D:D:D

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    i love drunkards path quilts...I have the small and Large go dies for them...I will hopefully do one for a quilt show next month...I love it!!!!

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    I wouldnt change a thing! Great quilt!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ontheriver
    Here's the rest of my blocks completed and ready to go together on my practice curves quilt. Any thing jump out at you that I might need to change or rearrange?
    oh yes, I think you should MOVE the ENTIRE quilt - - - to my house... :P

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    Looks great!

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    i think the bottom 2 blocks are too close in color/dark compared to the rest of the layout. maybe just turning the last block half way around will lighten it up some. you've done a great job with the blocks.

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    Awesome

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    sorry double post

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
    i think the bottom 2 blocks are too close in color/dark compared to the rest of the layout. maybe just turning the last block half way around will lighten it up some. you've done a great job with the blocks.

    I was thinking that along the same lines. the top seems very blue and the bottom looks very green. I would maybe move the bottom middle block somewhere closer to the top. But that is just me.

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    That's beautiful. Looks good to me. I've made a couple of these quilts now and know that you can play with the layout forever and still find something to change.

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    I always lay my blocks out on the board and then back away and do the "squint test" where you close your eyes almost all the way which magically allows you to see your variations of dark/light. When I do that with yours I see a defined line of dark in column #1 and also in column #5. So for me, I would try to break up that color definition a little bit. You did a great job on the curves by the way !!!

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    I think it looks great. I see planets in another solar system. Kind of a Star Trek type think. Dating myself?

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    Thank you all. Did the squint and see what you are saying. Moved a few blocks and I think it is better. Now time to sew them all together. I can't wait to start on the "real" one, using oriental fabrics for that one. I did this one to learn how to sew the curves. I think I have the hang of it now.

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    I agree.

    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
    i think the bottom 2 blocks are too close in color/dark compared to the rest of the layout. maybe just turning the last block half way around will lighten it up some. you've done a great job with the blocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ontheriver
    Thank you all. Did the squint and see what you are saying. Moved a few blocks and I think it is better. Now time to sew them all together. I can't wait to start on the "real" one, using oriental fabrics for that one. I did this one to learn how to sew the curves. I think I have the hang of it now.
    I love that you just took the ball and ran with it. This really does look great to me. And I love your color choices. Can't wait to see this all quilted. And yes I am looking forward to the one with the oriental fabric.

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    I love it! I love the colors and the way it is arranged! I'm going to have to do something like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CoriAmD
    Quote Originally Posted by ontheriver
    Here's the rest of my blocks completed and ready to go together on my practice curves quilt. Any thing jump out at you that I might need to change or rearrange?
    oh yes, I think you should MOVE the ENTIRE quilt - - - to my house... :P
    Good answer!!! LOLOLOL

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    Looks good to me. Very beautiful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
    i think the bottom 2 blocks are too close in color/dark compared to the rest of the layout. maybe just turning the last block half way around will lighten it up some. you've done a great job with the blocks.
    Love your colors! But there is something off in the bottom right hand side.

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    Wow...guess i'm gonna have to get over my angst for sewing curves....yours are to die for!!!!

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    Perfect the way it is!

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