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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 606960 views.
Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)


Welcome to the forum.  We love new members.  Be sure to keep posting pictures of your efforts.  We love that!  Doesn't sound like you are a new quilter, just new to the forum.  We hope you will post often.


From: bornblesse2


Donna, so glad you have joined us!  Your appliqués are wonderful!   Good job!


From: latterberry


Donna-- I just replied to you in another thread but welcome again!  You sure have been working on some beautiful quilts!  Your little DGD (darling granddaughter- we like to abbreviate here) is a sweetie.  What fun making quilts and memories with grandma.  And if you have lots of UFOs, you are right in there with the rest of us.  I believe we all have plenty of those!

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)


latterberry said:

I believe we all have plenty of those!

Except Judy in Ohio!


From: judyinohio


Yes, guilty as charged.  stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye

ETA:  The original idea I was working on as a quilt for my first great-grandchild has been declared an official big-time mistake  because I wrecked my left shoulder while shoving it under the needle of Cecil Faye.  My shoulder was too old for the technique.

My plan is to offer this thing to Other Daughter when I see her at Christmas time but if she is not interested, then out it goes. She was recently rear-ended while sitting in her van (idling at a stop sign) so she probably won't want it.

I don't like to be reminded of mistakes/disasters/bad choices so I don't keep unfinished projects (aka UFOs) hanging around.

  • Edited December 9, 2017 11:59 am  by  judyinohio

From: MarciainMD


Hi Donna!  Welcome to the forum and thank you for sharing photos of your projects and your darling granddaughter.  We look forward to seeing you here often.

5dogmom (CRISR5)

From: 5dogmom (CRISR5)


You wouldn't just pitch it in the trash, would you, Judy?  I know you want it out of your sight, but maybe someone else would take it and complete it?  Someone with a healthier left shoulder ...

Cris in MT


3carats (MaryDinFL)

From: 3carats (MaryDinFL)


Judy, I love your quilt. The colors are stunning.  DO NOT THROW IT OUT... Put me on the list if no one else wants it. You know my address.

I'm sorry you hurt your shoulder. It's frustrating to not be able to do the things we used to do. Take care and I hope your shoulder heals fast.


From: judyinohio


Mary, you certainly made me chuckle. 

Just because you rescued my green disaster years ago and made it into a lovely bed quilt doesn't mean you can save every disaster that comes out of my fevered brain. LOL  I know you love a challenge but some quilty things are not worth the effort involved.

As I mentioned earlier, I will show it to Other Daughter at Christmas time and see what she says ...

Judy just because you don't like it does not mean it is still an awesome quilt. I really like it too.