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Date: 6/25/13 2:20 PM

I ask this as you all know I'm getting ready to jump into the fire with intense projects.

My most intense to date I guess is Spouts. It had the most variation and complex layout.

I think imho anyway that if you can work on something a hour everyday the big projects are tameable, its' all about time management. It surprises me what I can get done in an hour sometimes. I'm going to work Celeste from the inside out so if I get tired of it will just not do all the borders and then can have a finished piece. So now I can collect yellow fabrics for the sun. I don't have a lot of yellow in m stash.

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Date: 6/25/13 2:44 PM

My most difficult and ambitious (although I didn't know it at the time I started) was the Bonnie Hunter "Easy Street" with its 3000 pieces. I just have the binding to go. I am waiting for school to get out to attack that project.

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Date: 6/25/13 2:58 PM

That would make me batty that many pieces. I've heard about her scrap quilts way too much piecing for me.

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Date: 6/25/13 8:20 PM

So far, it's been the dog quilt. But I fear my quilting projects are basically kindergarten coloring book pages compared to what the rest of you are doing :)

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Date: 6/25/13 9:15 PM

Without a doubt, my most difficult was the Multanomah Falls wall hanging kit from Nancy's Notions. I tried to make it for my husband using one of the three appliqué techniques. It was such a mess, I shoved it in a box in the back of a closet. My husband wanted it so much, that I ordered a second kit. Haven't been brave enough to start it

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Date: 6/25/13 10:01 PM

Two pictures...



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Date: 6/25/13 10:06 PM

This is on my docket but I have not started it yet... I have been slowly collecting the batik watercolors to make it.

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Date: 6/25/13 10:10 PM

I love that horse one for a friends daughter whose horse mad but haven't been game to try it.

So far it was the thangles hunter star in batiks I just ran out of steam. I did the I think 640 1/2 square triangles and was sick of it. I occassionally get it out and do a block here or there but for some reason I've just lost interest in it.

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Date: 6/25/13 10:11 PM

They are beautiful Warbler how long did it take you to make these?

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Date: 6/25/13 10:13 PM

Ok Warbler. You win. What impressive quilts!! I retire in a few years and have several complex projects to attempt. I want to do Pam Bono's Baltimore quilt; and was recently given a book with blocks similar to yours...I doubt that I could do them as we'll as you. Great job.

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