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March 14, 2012

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Jana

Love it! What a great tip.

jenclair

Hard to believe there is not a curved seam in this quilt--what an optical illusion!

The quilt is really beautiful, all of those points must have been time consuming, but what an overall effect!

carolld

OMG, i can't believe there are no curved seams! What a gorgeous quilt. Great job and i'm looking forward to seeing it when it is quilted.

Cassandra

Gorgeous quilt!! Congrats on your finish. :D

Shelly will do an awesome job. Can't wait to see it when it's finished!

sisLH

Wow! Nice points. I love that pinkish color block. Good idea for the tray. Great weather here too-record breakers all this week!

Barbara Sindlinger

I made that quilt last year and I love how it turned out too. Your observations were great. I never cut borders according to patterns because mine are always a bit different so I always measure my finished quilt top center and go from there.

Allie

Oh my gosh oh my gosh oh my gosh, that is an amazingly beautiful quilt - hard to believe there are no curved seams, it makes a gorgeous design! You must be so proud hon, this is fabulous!!!!

Linda

Lincoln's Watch is GORGEOUS!!!! I love it!!!

Deb

Great colors! And I was looking at how good your points were before I read your comment on how they didn't match up - we're all so critical of our own work because yours look very nice! I know I have a lot of projects planned but now I want to make one of these too!

PegVan

That quilt is BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love it, love it, love it. And it will look absolutely gorgeous on Aunt Marcella's daybed. She might actually come back and haunt you, just to see it! ;-) (She'll want to touch it, cover up with it, and just look at it; it will be so beautiful on her daybed!) So I guess it was meant to be that you should have such a beautiful antique to embellish.

PegVan

I also really like that idea of using the silverware trays to keep your fabric pieces organized. What a great was to keep a lot of small pieces together and yet in sight all the time. No wonder you get so much done; you are so organized and together! I wish I had thought of all those ideas when I was working on my quilts. It would have saved me a lot of time and trouble.

Linda in Calif.

You did a great job on this quilt. I love the old fashion charm about it. Nice review, especially with the helpful hints. That will make it so much easier for someone else.

LuAnn

Wow! What a great quilt. I love the pink and brown. I never would have believed what the blocks in the quilt looked like if you hadn't shown close ups. It looks like lots of curved seams. Just beautiful!

Shelly

It's so beautiful! I can't wait to get my hands on it! It'll be so fun to quilt. Your silverware storage tray idea is really good. Now I wanna rush out and get some silverware trays, cos I need more of such stuff to stack around my studio. Heaven forbid I'd make do with what I have! How did I miss so many posts you've done lately? Guess I haven't had much computer time -- you've been so busy!

terriaw

Such a gorgeous quilt! I bet Shelly is going to knock it out of the park with her quilting. Love the way the blocks play and create new blocks in this pattern. You did a fabulous job putting this baby together!

Donna

Love your quilt! I can't wait to see it quilted. It does look like there are curved seams. Really pretty!
The trays are a great idea! I will have to get me some just for quilting.
I nearly missed this post ...I have been gone for a couple of days. So glad you mentioned in the pen post ... need one of those too!
Hugs,
Donna

Deb

LOVE the quilt top!! I can see that it looks intricate with all the matching...and I have to admit that I would have a tendency to let the seams fall where they may, too! I'm thinking with all my eye-guessing that this quilt may not be the one for me to tackle! LOL!
Great tip about using the organizers.

Barbara Sindlinger

I made this quilt last year and as I was making it I kept thinking what ugly blocks they were. My friends made me put 10 together to see the design and then I really loved it.

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