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I Have Been Busy

This is a discussion on I Have Been Busy within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; This is the reason why I have been busy for the past few months....... Patchy ...

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    This is the reason why I have been busy for the past few months.......

    Patchy quilt. The most complicated patch work I have ever done and its not finished yet.


    This is the copy of what I am trying to make, the one on the right is my "progress chart". Pictures taken earlier. Now the patchwork is more than half finished. Hope to finish it before Christmas.



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    That is so beautiful! It takes real patience and skill to piece together a quilt. My grandmother was a quilter. Did all the piecing by hand and the quilting on a frame. I directed a musical called QUILTERS for the university where I work. As part of the event, I contacted the quilting societies in my little town and they put together a show of their work in the art gallery which is in the lobby of the theatre where QUILTERS played. They set up a wooden frame and showed people of all ages and both sexes how to quilt. It was a wonderful learning opportunity for me. I never knew how much skill and patience was required.

    Your quilt is going to be amazing. It already looks so beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    Cheers,
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    Beautiful, Tanya! Love the colors you've chosen!

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    Wow! That is gorgeous. Especially love the centrepiece yellow flowers.

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    Oh Tanya it is beautiful !!!! What wonderful work you do. Please keep us updated.
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    You're doing fantastically well, I'd love to see it when it is finished.

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    It's going to be beautiful.

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    Oh Tanya, so much work! But, the end result will be worth it. Is it to be a Christmas gift? If so, the recipient is one very lucky person to receive such a labor of love.
    Did you also cut all of those tiny pieces?

    Katie

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    Thank you all. I will post pic when its finished.

    Katie, yes, its a thank you and christmas gift in one for a friend. I cut all the pieces by hand using templates I made myself and just a pair of scissors. Most quilters have professionally made templates and roller cutters.

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    It's beautiful, Tanya. Your friend is very lucky and must be very special to you. I can't wait to see the finished quilt.

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