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Thread: When you don't like the fabric....

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    Super Member tjradj's Avatar
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    So, ok. I bought the Renaissance Turnover pack (Moda) online. When I got it, I thought, aw, cute. Then I rifled through them, and my heart sank. I really didn't care for the colour scheme. I'm a rich, forest green and blue gal, so these washed out colours didn't sit well. So what's a girl to do?
    Make a quilt anyway. I miscalculated how many "red" squares I'd need, so I used them up by throwing them in here and there and then piecing some together for another row at the top and bottom.
    I'm going to donate it to my son's school bazaar. Hopefully it will find a home where it is loved.

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    That's a real pretty quilt. Sure wish I could find one near me with something like that for a raffle. It would look good in the room I'm fixing up for my pink loving sister who's going to visit with me for a while.

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    Its beautiful, even though its not your favorite! I am sure its recipient will love it!

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    Beautiful, I like it, I think you did a great job on it.

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    You may not have liked the fabric, but you sure did a wonderful job of using it! I like that pattern very much!

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    very nice

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    I like it.

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    Very pretty :D:D:D

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    I think it is a beautiful quilt. Love the colors... and someone at the bazaar will too!

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    Turned out beautiful!

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    It's a beautiful quilt, and it's nice that it will go to a worthy cause! That is a good way to use fabric that you don't care for. You did a nice job on it!!

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    Sometimes the ones we "don't like" free us up to relax, experiment and play. Your quilt came out beautiful and I especially love how you chose to handle the red triangles.

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    I like it, very pretty.

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    It's really a pretty quilt! the red makes it all stand out!

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    I think that really WORKS!!! Those pastels + red are really hot right now. Actually, IMO timeless. :D

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    Looks good to me. Bet they will get a good price for it. Nice work

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    Love it really like the colors :)

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    Very pretty!
    Someone will love it!!

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    Very nice!

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    It's a great quilt someone will be very happy

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    That is very pretty, some lucky winner will be thrilled with it. Great job.

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    Very pretty, should fetch some $$$ for the school! Great job!
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    Very pretty quilt! :)

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    Oh gosh...I like it just fine! I bet the raffle will do great.

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    like colours or not you did a good job, keep it for a while it may grow on you!!

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