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11  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Magnificent Butterfly Afghan on: September 01, 2013 12:58:17 PM
Sorry you are having a rough go of it lately, but this is just beautiful!  Here's hoping things settle down for a bit...
12  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Advice for border colors? on: August 29, 2013 03:11:22 PM
That is so cute!  Does she know about it or is it a surprise?

I'm probably too late, but I'll still throw in my two cents.  Wink  The center is so graphic that I think a pieced border will compete too much with it.  I would stick with either solids or something that reads solid (tie/hand dye, tone on tone print, etc).  I would do two or three strips, and if you want to add another color royal blue or red would be nice.  I'd only do a 1" or 1.5" strip so that it's just an accent, but some people don't like strong accents like that.  If you have a couple of solid borders you can do the binding in a print or stripe, and since it's not right next to the center squares they won't fight.

Looking forward to seeing whatever you choose!
13  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Oh Captain, my Captain on: August 27, 2013 08:24:54 PM
Beautiful work!  I'll bet the lucky couple was beyond thrilled.
14  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Just in time for game seven. on: June 11, 2013 09:36:48 PM
Thank you!
15  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Craig's list find on: June 11, 2013 09:32:10 PM
Score!  I don't know why, but everyone else's scraps seem to be more interesting than my own.  Cheesy
16  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Just in time for game seven. on: June 07, 2013 08:52:17 AM
Nice!  So glad this one didn't put a hex on your place while it was being made.  Grin

Can you share the source of the patterns?  Are they online?
17  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Flannel quilt block ideas? on: June 07, 2013 08:41:22 AM
Sorry, but I'm not much help, either.  I've only made one and it was a mess.  I pinned as much as usual, but the quilting really distorted the whole thing.  I also had problems with pulling at the seams (only used 1/4", though), so I had to quilt a large zig zag over the seams.  Luckily it was only a disappearing nine patch, so it didn't ruin the design.  It seems like a lot of quilters are just fine with flannel, so I'm thinking it's just me.  I've just not been tempted to try it again.  Undecided
18  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Portland Quilt Market, Spring 2013 on: June 07, 2013 08:29:43 AM
So glad (and a bit jelly) that you had such a great time!
19  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Mothers Day Rose on: May 16, 2013 08:44:01 AM
This is beautiful - and so tiny!  I hope she loved it!
20  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Orca table runner on: May 13, 2013 07:36:59 AM
Well done!
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