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scrappyquilter897 posted on Thu, Oct 11 2012 2:01 PM

Do all the rails need to be consistant in size? OR, as a scrappy can different sizes be used? I already have a variety of colors and sizes(widths).

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Jeanine and Max great quilts ,I love that you used differnt ideas and designs . Quilter are so daring .

Liberty,Missouri

EAT!! SLEEP !! QUILT!!

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Love yours also Max, very creative.

Life is like a quilt...bits & pieces, joy & sorrow, stitched with love

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That is about what mine would look like. Thanks for the encouragement.

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That is about what mine would look like. Thanks for the encouragement.

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I am not perfect. I was responding to Janine. But Max gives me ideas also.

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Thank you all. It will be a while before I get the rail fence quilt done. I need to make quilts for a grand- daughter and also a family friend who will both be graduating from high school next June. I will be using "Warm Wishes" pattern for both with VERY different fabrics. And then I have some UFO's which may have to wait their turns as now I am excited to put my scrappy rail fence together! But first I have to get to FL and unpack my projects.

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You all are so creative and so confident! I get too caught up in "what will others think".  This is a holdover from an issue I had as a teenager that I finally figured out in my twenties when watching the Young and the Restless (I know....) when one sister wrote a book called "In My Sisters Shadow".  I had a sister who could draw, paint, make clothes and anything crafty or creative and I was always sure I couldn't live up to it.

45 years later, I guess I still have a little issue with that - but you and my poster that says "There are no mistakes in quilting" have given me renewed energy for pursuing this!!

Looking forward to retirement and time to experiment!!!

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Ramona replied on Fri, Oct 12 2012 3:40 PM

Jeanine and Max,

Love the rails!!!!

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Kris replied on Fri, Oct 12 2012 6:47 PM

Max,

I love your wonky rail fence.

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All very good ideas. I really like the wonky look.

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