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Thread: What a Mess!

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    Super Member Latrinka's Avatar
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    Hope ya'll get a good laugh at this one, all I could do was laugh! Oh well, can't be nothin but better next time! Ya think someone can love this?! LOL!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Latrinka
    Hope ya'll get a good laugh at this one, all I could do was laugh! Oh well, can't be nothin but better next time! Ya think someone can love this?! LOL!
    Of course they can. And you could try going back and adding differing widths to your sashing to make it sqaure up on the edges.

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    Am I missing something,I don't see anything to laugh at! Looks very nice to me and I am sure someone will love it.
    I do!

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    Well, I like the colors! what if you took the rows apart and then off set them? Make it look like you meant to do that! I'm sure you'll figure something out. This board has some great ideas, give it a few minutes and you'll have a ton of ideas!

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    Ok, I laughed too...but I'm so confused! I mean, that's a pretty huge difference in size from the top to the bottom! I usually have a bit of variance between rows, but never that big! (and I'll state for the record that I never square my blocks and am still working on my 1/4" seam on my new machine, lol)

    I love the colours, though! I hope you can make it work, it sure will be pretty!

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    I love the colors and pattern.

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    It's an "art" quilt! :thumbup:

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    Oh, I love those blocks - you need to rescue it. How about adding to each to make them wonky & then square them up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by azwendyg
    It's an "art" quilt! :thumbup:

    Yes, indeed. Love the colors!

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    Maybe work with the sashings to square it up. Those colors and pattern are too pretty to end up in a UFO pile.

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    if you make bigger sashings you could square them up to fit

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    I hate when I have to get the seam ripper out! OK, I'll confess, it stays out. Blocks are really nice, definately worth fixing.

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    ME, ME, ME!!! I love the color blue and this wall hanging!

    Actually, what you could do is take off the sashing and make new bigger sashing and maybe some cornerstones and it would be fine. :thumbup:

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    itg is all about our intentions....the thoughts behind it...but u could take apart...match up blocks closest to sizes....start over...make pillows....lap quilt....etc

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    it's fixable...larger sashings, and a bit of the frog stitch...rip it rip it...

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    You certainly have a beautiful quilt to work with. Remove the bottom row and iron the rest, I find that ironing can stretch out the material a bit and perhaps you can work in the last row. really like the pattern.

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    don't rip anything out! looks great. just add a strip of one of the blues down to the wider block then add a different blue border. its an original.

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    Hey I would just put two long strips on the outside (triangles) with the widest part being at the bottom and narrowing down to the top to make it square and let everyone think it was intentional!

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    another good reason for using cornerstones with your sashing.
    lining up is so much easier ! pretty quilt, see if you can fix that last row & offset it also.

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    Are all the squares the same size, and it's just the sashing that made it uneven? If so, just take out the sashing and redo it, or put together without sashing.

    Love the blocks and colors.

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    Ok it took me a minute or two to find the mistake and i laugh but only because i've done it before also! Thank goodness I'm not the only one! I love the colors, I'm sure It'll be loved no matter what!

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    Quote Originally Posted by azwendyg
    It's an "art" quilt! :thumbup:
    I totally agree.

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    Looks lovely, perhaps can be adjusted in places by adding rectangular blocks here and there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by deema
    Ok, I laughed too...but I'm so confused! I mean, that's a pretty huge difference in size from the top to the bottom! I usually have a bit of variance between rows, but never that big! (and I'll state for the record that I never square my blocks and am still working on my 1/4" seam on my new machine, lol)

    I love the colours, though! I hope you can make it work, it sure will be pretty!
    Ditto this. Did you cut the same size pieces? It is fixable though.

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    I LOVE these blocks! This is nothing that a little creative sashing and borders couldn't fix. Keep us posted on what you decide to do.

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