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« Reply #150 on: January 25, 2011 09:05:19 PM »

I finished all thirty heart blocks today, now just to iron and I can start putting everything together.  I will post pics of the blocks when they are ironed, there are  versions of the same block in total

Looking for the free row by row patterns.  If you are able to get me one from your town I will paypal you $2 for postage.
« Reply #151 on: January 26, 2011 12:22:11 AM »

Do you have any special trick for the target quilting?  I have a finished raw-edge circle quilt that is demanding concentric circles.  I'm just not sure if I can do it as neatly as you have done on your string blocks or that I can do it consistently wonky. 

No tricks, just mark them all out and sew, some are wonkier than others, I notice them but doubt anyone else would be looking that closely Wink


« Reply #152 on: January 26, 2011 03:06:12 AM »

New to Craftster and quilting, just finished my first ever quilt and it turned out pretty well so I'm gonna make it number 1 on my list!
1) patchwork quilt for my Dad's birthday (done!)
2) Baby quilt for my niece's birthday
3) Baby boy's quilt
4) Baby girl's quilt
5) anniversary quilt for my bro and SIL
6) birthday quilt for dad's partner
7) wall hanging
Cool hobby quilt for partner
9) Christmas quilt for grandma
10) the same for Grandad
11) Quilt for mum, summer theme

This may change as time goes on but it's something to work towards!
I'll be following the blog, and Ill post pics of my completed quilts (if I can figure out how!) Smiley
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« Reply #153 on: January 26, 2011 12:18:26 PM »

Hi Little_G! Welcome to Craftster! Grin You can't post embedded pics until you have 10 (or 15? can never remember) posts but if you upload your picture to a photo hosting site and post the link here I can change it to an embedded pic for you. Can't wait to see your first quilt!

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« Reply #154 on: January 26, 2011 12:53:23 PM »

Welcome to Craftster Little_G!  Can't wait to see what you're crafting!

Lots of great quilts already!  I love the ragged circle quilt!  I'll have to add that to my list once I get a few more done.  All the quilts are great!

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« Reply #155 on: January 26, 2011 06:58:18 PM »

Progress.  I have my broccokitty ironed, sandwiched and basted!  I went to a quilt club on free motion today and got a lot of good advice for how to do the quilting so I am ready to go for it tomorrow... assuming, of course that I can settle on thread colors.   Undecided

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« Reply #156 on: January 27, 2011 08:21:17 AM »

I swear I haven't died. But I got only one row done in the past 2 weeks! I swear I will finish all my rows n Saturday, so excited!

« Reply #157 on: January 27, 2011 11:36:26 AM »

started assembling blocks for baby quilt one.  I'm using Juice Box pattern by cluck cluck sew
« Reply #158 on: January 27, 2011 12:57:12 PM »

Hi all, thanks for the warm welcome and the tips on pics!  Smiley

Here is my first quilt (ever!) and no.1 of intended 11! Made this for my Daddy-o's Birthday, all from scraps given to me by my mother in law!

Now to get on with the next quilt (if only I didn't have to work! Tongue )

Hope you like it!
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« Reply #159 on: January 27, 2011 01:08:47 PM »

Very nice little_g!  The checkered back makes me want to take it on a picnic Smiley
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