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02-18-2020, 04:44 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I am not enamored with this quilt design either. ...

I am not enamored with this quilt design either. It might be the colors though. I couldn’t sleep last night so I got back up around midnight and worked for two hours on getting rows put together. ...
02-15-2020, 02:43 PM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I worked some more on putting the rows together. ...

I worked some more on putting the rows together. Half of the top is pieced. Not sure I’m liking it as much as some of the others I have done. I get bored with the piecing of rows. Has not...
02-10-2020, 07:18 PM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Kalama, I love the fabric choices you are using...

Kalama, I love the fabric choices you are using in the quilt. So pretty. I have made all the blocks, half blocks and corner units and I am attaching the sashing as I go. The first corner and block...
01-21-2020, 05:40 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Here are my first two blocks. Well not my first...

Here are my first two blocks. Well not my first two blocks as I put the first two blocks together incorrectly! I used the same fabric in the surround as the pinwheel fabrics. I think these two blocks...
01-17-2020, 05:31 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Oh boy! Looks like a doozy to put together. It...

Oh boy! Looks like a doozy to put together. It appears that I will have to remake more of my units to match. It is very pretty though.
01-15-2020, 07:07 PM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I have quite a few sets that do not match. ...

I have quite a few sets that do not match. Partly because I ran out of that particular fabric before knowing it needed to be in a matching set. The first FGs I made (although with wrong color) were...
01-15-2020, 05:29 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I got the incorrectly sewn FG taken apart...

I got the incorrectly sewn FG taken apart yesterday and hope to make some progress today to put them back together with the correct colors today. But I am taking a friend for a chemo treatment and I...
01-14-2020, 04:53 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

So much for getting caught up yesterday! I just...

So much for getting caught up yesterday! I just could not get myself in the sewing room to work on them. Burned out temporarily I guess. But today is the day. My friend might come over today to...
01-13-2020, 05:35 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I’m going to try to get the rest of Clue 8 done...

I’m going to try to get the rest of Clue 8 done today; correcting as I go. A friend of mine is making the mystery quilt too (her first mystery) and she will be coming over sometime this week to cut...
01-12-2020, 06:03 PM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I had to recut some of mine as the long slant did...

I had to recut some of mine as the long slant did not go in the right direction to sew to right or left of piece. Guess I wasn’t careful in following the placement of the fabrics. Some days I’m...
01-11-2020, 05:14 PM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

And I have not been able to match up the...

And I have not been able to match up the red/blues with the green/blues and neutral/blues. Some I could match but the majority of the 25 with be scrappy. I have 10 or 11 remade and, yes, I am glad...
01-11-2020, 06:00 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Well Raggle Snaggle!!! I have found my error....

Well Raggle Snaggle!!! I have found my error. Seam ripper and I will become best pals today. On clue 6 I sewed the aqua to the wings instead of the blue. Now I have a lot of flying geese to...
01-11-2020, 05:37 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Help please! I looked back over clue 4 which, as...

Help please! I looked back over clue 4 which, as far as I can see, is the first and only clue that we cut and used any aqua before clue 8. It says to cut 41 sets which are then all sewn into...
01-11-2020, 05:22 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

The green fabric arrived (woohoo) and I have made...

The green fabric arrived (woohoo) and I have made all but 4 or 5 geese with it. Had to stop to make dinner. Rats!
I think I must have missed something in a clue because I have no extra aqua units...
Forum: Pictures
01-09-2020, 05:22 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

The quilt is beautiful. I enjoy reading Mary’s...

The quilt is beautiful. I enjoy reading Mary’s blog each day. Full of fun newsiness of farm life.
01-09-2020, 05:19 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

My green fabric hasn’t arrived yet so I am still...

My green fabric hasn’t arrived yet so I am still waiting to get Clue #6 done. Tomorrow we shall see what the clue brings. Hopefully more neutrals. I think there will be a lot of piecing at the...
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01-07-2020, 04:50 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

That is a beautiful story of how much the gifting...

That is a beautiful story of how much the gifting of our quilts can impact someone’s life and extend to the family. I know that sometimes our quilts are not appreciated by the receivers of them but...
Forum: Pictures
01-07-2020, 04:33 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Such a thoughtful thing for her to do for you. ...

Such a thoughtful thing for her to do for you. Very pretty.
Forum: Pictures
01-07-2020, 04:31 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I only wish my first attempt at FMQ looked as...

I only wish my first attempt at FMQ looked as good as this! Some days I still wish my attempt at FMQ looked as good as this. LOL. Great job
01-06-2020, 06:12 PM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I am still waiting for the green fabric to arrive...

I am still waiting for the green fabric to arrive so I have not done anything with that clue. I did cut and make the pinwheel units and extra unsewn triangles today. I only cut enough for the...
01-01-2020, 12:55 PM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Kalama, I haven’t cut any out of the green yet...

Kalama, I haven’t cut any out of the green yet because I didn’t want to start and then find out that I did I not have enough with slight likelihood of finding more of the fabric. It would seem that...
01-01-2020, 07:15 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

tryiing to upload a picture of the fabric needed.

tryiing to upload a picture of the fabric needed.
01-01-2020, 07:11 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

I am wondering if this is all the green we will...

I am wondering if this is all the green we will use. Has anyone already cut all the pieces needed for Clue 6 from your green (or substitution fabric)? I only have 1 1/4 yd of the green I want to...
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12-08-2019, 05:11 PM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Thank you all for the suggestions. I will begin...

Thank you all for the suggestions. I will begin laying them out on the bed tomorrow. My design wall isn’t big enough to put them all out. Wish me luck!
12-07-2019, 09:13 AM
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Posted By AlvaStitcher

Here are my Clue 1 and 2. 620593 Tuesday I...

Here are my Clue 1 and 2.
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Tuesday I spent the morning helping a friend start her Clue 1 and this coming Tuesday, we will start her on Clue 2. Not sure if she will have Clue 1 done by then...
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