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If you're a REAL quilter, you have at least one UFO (unfinished object) and one WIP (work in progress) stashed in the closet or stacked on a shelf. Maybe you just need quilting suggestions, or maybe a fresh eye from a new online friend can help with block arrangements. How about a UFO swap? Any UFO conversation is welcome.

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Comment by Elizabeth Phillips on September 30, 2017 at 3:06pm

Hi Ginny,

I trace the animals on Golden Threads tracing paper and pin it on the quilt when I am machine quilting and quilt them.  Removing the paper is a little fiddely. I have 2 Laura Lee Fritz books with continuous machine quilting pictures but I get them from "images" on the computer too.  And the animals don't have to be perfect, just recognizable.

Comment by Ginny Andersen on September 30, 2017 at 2:35pm

Your caravan quilt is so creative, Elizabeth! Are the animals hand or machine quilted into it or embroidered and then quilted? It really adds a wonderful pop to the quilt! 

Paint Nite is a kick! I went to one a couple of months ago. I will post mine if you post yours! :c))

Comment by Elizabeth Phillips on September 30, 2017 at 10:30am

Hi Riana,

Funny you should mention the fabric with the travel trailers, I am very attracted to that fabric and to the kits that are pre-fused and cut out and let you make those trailers quickly.  But I am not buying right now.  It could be worse - I could be attracted to young men, wine, cannabis, and extreme sports - I'm just crazy about fabric and quilting. LOL

Comment by Elizabeth Phillips on September 30, 2017 at 10:03am

3 more animals!  I've figured out that I like making this kind of a quilt.  I use up a lot of thread though.  Thank you to everyone who liked my quilt.

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on September 30, 2017 at 9:36am
wow, elizabeth! what fun!! amazing assortment of prints, love the critters stitched into white spaces ..i agree w mary ..lots of hidden goodies to find!
Comment by Mary Moore on September 29, 2017 at 9:23pm

Oh Elizabeth, lots of hidden goodies to find!

Comment by Riana Noyes on September 29, 2017 at 7:04pm

Well, Elizabeth, what a surprise! I love those fabrics. When you said caravan quilt, l was picturing those little travel trailers,lol.

And we post pictures of our gardens in the gardening group...not a quilt in sight.

Comment by Barbara Hughes on September 29, 2017 at 5:30pm

Love the Caravan quilt Elizabeth. Beautiful embroidery and perfect fabric and pattern.

Comment by Kris Howell on September 29, 2017 at 5:00pm

Elizabeth, that's gorgeous!  I particularly like the elephants :)

Comment by Linda Koller on September 29, 2017 at 1:27pm

Elizabeth, love your caravan quilt. I love all your quilts!

 

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