Monday, August 27

The General has all four borders....

...and it's ready to be sandwiched and quilted...but...
I think I'll put it aside for a while...
I've plucked up the courage and had a play with my Sweet Susie (Sweet Sixteen)....hmm, I won't show you what I did just yet.... I'll just say, I need a LOT of  practice!
I think I need to relax more, as it doesn't feel like it's moving as smoothly as I'd like...
Off to practice some more...
Have a great day...

15 comments:

  1. Your General looks fabulous. I'm sure with a bit of daily practice, it'll all come much easier. It takes a little bit of time together to bond I think. I wish I could come and play with you.

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  2. Four stars for the general. It's a lovely quilt top.
    Relaxing is the key. And then practice and more practice. You'll be more satisfied as time goes on. I was lucky with the first projects I quilted with my Miss Sadie (my Sweet 16). I had several donation kids' quilts and they were wonderful for practicing.

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  3. Einfach fantastisch. Der Quilt sieht so schön aus und den Rand mag ich sehr gern dazu.
    Liebe Grüße Grit

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  4. I love your quilt top.

    Stick with that quilting - it will get easier.

    Cheers

    Linda

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  5. Your Top is very beautiful.

    Best wishes Manuela

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  6. once you get the hang of Sweet Susie, this quilt will be finished in no time. Just think of all those wonderful quilts you will be making.

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  7. Quilt top is looking fabulous. Don't be impatient with Sweet Susie.

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  8. I love this quilt, especially the border. It is beautiful.

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  9. The squares on point make for a perfect border on the quilt. Mirrors the squares on point of the granny squares.

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  10. Yea for borders completed! With it already sandwiched, you will have a finish in no time.
    I do not blame you for wanting to get comfortable with your new baby; I was a bit disappointed in my first quilting on mine, and I have a pretty quilt top with huge boo-boos to prove it...and it is packed way. I did a whole cloth piece to practice. I say it takes about 10-20 hours of free motion before I felt comfortable. With your beautiful ability, you'll love it and be in that comfort zone in no time!
    :-}pokey

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  11. Looks really fabulous Julia :) Love it!! hugs Vicki x

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  12. Oh boy...the General is looking so flash these days. Enjoy the play time with your new baby, I would love to come and play with her. I am green-eyed with envy... Have fun.
    Anne2

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  13. It turned out great!
    Practice, practice, practice!! You will do a great job when you are ready.

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  14. The General turned out beautifully!!! Happy practicing on your new baby!!!!

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  15. Looks wonderful. The border is perfect.

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