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Date: 9/22/12 1:42 PM

I finished 2 quilts for my new grand nieces. Learned to improve my binding and accept that some hand sewing is worth the effort. The Entwined Hearts is my first paper piecing project.

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Date: 9/22/12 1:48 PM

Oh wow. I especially like the pink bows. That is a really cute pattern. The grand neices are going to love these wonderful gifts. You did a fantastic job on them. You should be very proud of yourself.

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Date: 9/22/12 2:06 PM

great work!

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Date: 9/22/12 2:19 PM

They are very nice! I really like the Entwined Hearts quilt. I am sure your grand nieces love their quilts!

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Date: 9/22/12 3:12 PM

Beautiful quilts -- particularly love the Pink Bows. The green and pink are perfect together yet unexpected.

You have 2 very lucky grand nieces.

I'm just getting back into quilting and am going to start with 2 smaller wall hangings I picked up in kit format at the Madison, WI Quilt Expo -- eventually I'd like to make each of the grandkids a quilt in their favourite colours.

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Date: 9/22/12 3:46 PM

Beautiful!

I love the Storm at Sea /hearts variation. That's such a great pattern. Someone (maybe Eleanor Burns?) has a non-paper piece method for making Storm at Sea using special rotary templates, but I think paper piecing is the way to go for anything with not-45-degree angles. What did you think of it?

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Date: 9/22/12 4:53 PM

They are both lovely, aren't you pleased? I am sure that the grandnieces will love them to bits (probably literally!).

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Date: 9/22/12 5:28 PM

Those quilts are beautiful! You are such a good aunt and I think your nieces will really like them!
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Date: 9/22/12 8:22 PM

Fabulous! The Entwined Hearts--the curves especially; were those done like Cathedral Windows? Or maybe it's an optical illusion of how it's laying.
-- Edited on 9/22/12 8:23 PM --

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Date: 9/23/12 6:11 AM

I love them both. I dream of quilting. Have never done it since Girl Scout days of old when I had to hand quilt a square to earn a badge in the 5th grade, LOL. (I'm 57 now!). I have a new embroidery machine and want to combine quilting and machine applique to do some baby blankets. I know that's cheating...... for you REAL quilters... but it might get me started! You inspire me. Jeanie

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