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Topic: Postage Stamp WIP (new pic added Jan 14!)  (Read 20786 times)
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« Reply #20 on: November 09, 2007 08:54:19 AM »

Heck, I think this counts as therapy!

(You can at least tell yourself that.  Cheesy)

Excellent.  I knew there was a reason I liked you!  Smiley You excel at rationalizing!
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« Reply #21 on: November 09, 2007 09:07:00 AM »

Wow! how gorgeous. how long did that section take you to do, roughly?
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« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2007 09:21:35 AM »

wow! I would have never guessed that the pieces were so tiny when I first looked at the photo...I can't even picture how all those tiny squares will look collaged together...this is an amazing project Smiley
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« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2007 09:34:40 AM »

It took maybe a couple of hours to sew all the peices together -- the time consuming parts are the cutting and the ironing!

I'll put something in the picture for scale the next time I finish a block to help with perspective.
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« Reply #24 on: November 09, 2007 09:41:46 AM »

Your first block turned out gorgeous!!! I was wondering how this project was coming along....   Wow, all that cutting and piecing (and ironing Tongue)!  You are a zen master of quilting my dear Smiley
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« Reply #25 on: November 09, 2007 10:24:52 AM »

This is beautiful, I love it on it's own but am dying to see your finished work when you're ready!!  Wheeeee!
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« Reply #26 on: November 09, 2007 10:28:22 AM »

It's lovely!!! I really like the 'random' arrangement -- looks like a bright flower meadow! I like that you're using the backs as well. Sometimes there is a risk with too many colours close together that they blend together to look kind of grey from a distance (from experience with painting) -- but your block just looks sunny and bright.

Really look forward to seeing the final quilt!!
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« Reply #27 on: November 09, 2007 10:31:59 AM »

Thanks y'all!  I can't wait to see the finished quilt either!  Smiley

Thanks for the encouragement on the haphazard arrangement Ms Marple (the statistician in my won't allow me to call it random! Wink )

AM, I think there's one of your fabrics in this first block -- it's pink.  Zen is a good term for this.  I feel very "in the moment" working on it.
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« Reply #28 on: November 09, 2007 10:35:06 AM »

I can't wait to see the finished product!
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« Reply #29 on: November 09, 2007 10:35:50 AM »

Block #2 (green with gold stars) is what the linings on my son and Husband's Christmas stockings are made from.

P.S. Kat, check my Flickr, I scanned a bunch of bitty pieces to send to you!
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