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Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on August 15, 2012 at 6:01pm
ok...lollol...i am so excited for you in the "mine, all mine!" category. one of my current projects will be a mine all mine...first one since the "after work, gotta do something for fun since every one is a sleep & i got these pretty/awful fabric sqauares at flea market" which took me 13years and numerous quilts for other people to finish. the "new jersey twilight" i have posted here. the blu & yellow that i am working on the applique borders of, was to be a mine all mine..i love blue & yellow. but it will be going to a dear friend that dh works with and that friend and i have a lot of memories of out reaching one another for books at library sales and estate sales around the country..following the construction job circuit. he did a painting of my yard that is sooooo much more lovely than the garden is, but represents what i hope it will be when i am finished w it. so..a quilt for him. he doesn't know. dh is mr macho..says "hmph! why do you think he would want a quilt?" because not all construction workers are like you, my beloved. some like art..so a quilt for a painting...and it will be loved. 'course, i enjoy our friends' poetry more than dh does, too. lollollol!
Comment by Deanna Davis on August 15, 2012 at 5:37pm

Rogue, yes I'm going to self-publish it .. hoping to do pdf format actually. This is MINE, all MINE  LOL  I made this same block for a sister-friend in '05, fabric was waiting for me to do mine. Which I started 2 months ago with making the EQ draft. Now the center is done, and I'm starting on HST border .. making sure measurements match my EQ measurements etc. And it will become one of my classes as well (xing fingers !)

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on August 15, 2012 at 5:27pm
is this going to be published deanna? i thought it was request by fam member. just curious re: your comment that you are practicing writing the pattern as you work. bff & i both love the eq draft, can't wait to see the finished quilt.
Comment by Deanna Davis on August 15, 2012 at 4:53pm

Thank you Cindy :D  I am now piecing the HST border ..  I need 108 of them ! Have 48 done, another grid ready to be sewn, and I need another 1/2 grid, and then have to square them all  LOL  Practing the writing of the pattern as I go along -- but it's coming !

Comment by cindy greenwell on August 15, 2012 at 9:49am

I just love Log Cabin taken one step further, great job, thanks for sharing, looking forward to more of your quilts.

Comment by Deanna Davis on June 28, 2012 at 1:44pm

Thank you Cathy ;D

I've got the center pieced into rows, which now have to be sewn. Next is cutting the border fabrics, testing how to write the pattern for this quilt .. the drawing is in solid colors, I did not put in my fabrics into the program. However, I did use 8 darks/8 lights, no repeats in the blocks. I have the sewn quilt posted in my photos

 

Comment by Cathy Gwozdz on June 28, 2012 at 12:09am

This is a beautiful piece of Art! I love the color choices. 

Comment by Deanna Davis on June 27, 2012 at 9:28pm

Thank you --

This is a sister quilt to one I did for a dear friend I consider a sister back in '05 .. I bought enuf fabric for FIVE quilts but haven't ever made mine. Since New Years '09 I've been working on DOING those planned projects and I joined the UFO group. Trying to make ME quilts this year .. and this one is MINE  LOL  But I do plan to make a pattern for it and have a few requests ..

I know how to get lost in my group discussions too :D

 

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on June 27, 2012 at 7:25pm
your border design will really set this off...and apart from the usual, albeit lovely, log cabin quilts.
Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on June 27, 2012 at 7:19pm
lollol....never thought to look here! had followed yourosts in a discussion, but as i wander a lot, i also get lost a lot...& sometimes i am A long time finding my way back if ever !!

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