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Elaine Phillips:

I received my garden party pattern, so will be ready to start in September . I am reorganizing my fabric so as I find one that will work for it I am putting it aside. I thought about ordering the kit until I saw the price! I'm sure I can come up with fabric from my stash. It may have a totally different look, but that is ok with me. Easier on the pocket book.

Elaine, I'm primarily using fabrics from my stash too.    I did purchase a few fat quarters for the leaves,  a brown fabric for the tree, and a striped fabric for the top, bottom, & side sashing.  My fabrics won't match exactly with their picture, but it will be unique and my own creation so I'll be happy with it.  I took a look at each of the pattern blocks and the appliqués are really large & overlap each of the blocks.  I'm looking forward to working on this one.  No tiny pieces like Fantasy Flowers and Country Cottages.  

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gini:

i forgot about jingles.   will the blocks all be posted by this fall?

Im not sure but there are enough posted now to get a good start. I think she is on appliqué block 4. I've been downloading them every month. I think starting a Christmas quilt in July is a great idea. Who needs to finish one quilt before you start another?  That doesn't sound like a true quilter!!!  LOL

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Maggie, I do to.  But I have other projects that I feel compelled to work on.  But you never know, I may just go for it!

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Melody, I've been thinking I need to start this quilt too because I need a Christmas quilt. I've kinda gone nuts on quilts this year. I always make things and give them away as gifts. Everything I'm doing now I'm keeping. ROTFL.  I guess I'm making up for an empty quilt rack. :-D

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Maggie, good luck with that.  I too give away everything.  LOL

 

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Maggie aka Grandma Sunshine:

gini:

i forgot about jingles.   will the blocks all be posted by this fall?

Im not sure but there are enough posted now to get a good start. I think she is on appliqué block 4. I've been downloading them every month. I think starting a Christmas quilt in July is a great idea. Who needs to finish one quilt before you start another?  That doesn't sound like a true quilter!!!  LOL

I looked yesterday and more than half of them have been posted. My problem is that I feel the need to finish at one of the 20 or so that I have started before I start another one. LOL

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gini replied on Wed, Jul 17 2013 9:55 AM

 

Janet Yamamoto:
I looked yesterday and more than half of them have been posted. My problem is that I feel the need to finish at one of the 20 or so that I have started before I start another one. LOL

finish a quilt???? how does that work?

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gini:

 

Janet Yamamoto:
I looked yesterday and more than half of them have been posted. My problem is that I feel the need to finish at one of the 20 or so that I have started before I start another one. LOL

finish a quilt???? how does that work?

Haha, point taken.

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Kris replied on Wed, Jul 17 2013 6:23 PM

I've lost track...I think. What are we working on?

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gini replied on Wed, Jul 17 2013 7:16 PM

i'm working on being 39, skinny , rich,  and drop dead gorgeous with a boytoy.    it isn't going so well.   i'm still 59, fat, not rich, not gorgeous and i have sam, who is a few years past boy toy status. 

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gini replied on Wed, Jul 17 2013 7:19 PM

isn't there some song about high hopes?  that's what i got me.  high hopes.

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haha Gini, You're too funny! We all live on high hopes now, don't we?

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I've finished all my blocks & am trying to decide on a border/sashing.  Here are the 2 fabrics I pulled out & put up on my design board.    I'm thinking the pink as sashing & then adding the brownish color as a thin border all around with another wider pink one.  I think it would make the blocks pop!  Any suggestions?

 

 

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Kris replied on Wed, Jul 17 2013 10:12 PM

gini:
i'm working on being 39, skinny , rich,  and drop dead gorgeous with a boytoy.

ROFLMAO. 

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gini, we have a lot in common!  LOL

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