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This started it all!

karpet
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This started it all!

Post by karpet » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:43 am

This is the first quilt pattern I ever made and the only quilting class I've ever taken, but it was so exciting to see how it went together that I've been hooked on quilting ever since (and that was 20 years ago.) I've heard similar stories from other quilters - this seems like a good choice for your first quilt.
Karlene

wiggybutt
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Re: This started it all!

Post by wiggybutt » Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:30 am

hi this was my first book from eleanor i loved it but my colors was,nt to good but i liked it i work hard my very first quilt wiggybut

mequilter9158
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Re: This started it all!

Post by mequilter9158 » Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:52 am


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I've always loved the log cabin quilts and decided to make this one for a wedding present for my nephew & his bride. They'll be getting it for their first anniversary this July. It's in the process of being quilted right now, can't wait to see how it'll turn out!

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Oasis
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Re: This started it all!

Post by Oasis » Wed Mar 31, 2010 10:58 am

Maryellen...........So Nice!!! Love the 3 color idea. Your pink BC quilts are so delicate looking and by changing the colors you have made a very classic looking quilt.

Great Job!!
Have Fun,
Linda S / OASIS

TooMuchFabric
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Re: This started it all!

Post by TooMuchFabric » Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:03 pm

This is my absolute favorite pattern of all time. I have one ready to be quilted.

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Marilynsgrammy
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Re: This started it all!

Post by Marilynsgrammy » Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:44 pm

MaryEllen, I love your quilt... I have never ever been able to make a square block for this one... I need to practice and try it again

girl
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Re: This started it all!

Post by girl » Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:25 pm


Opp's wrong spot Sorry

One of my favorits I've made this year, easy to read instructions and piece together. I've learned alot with quilt, take alot of breathers and breaks.





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ladybess
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Re: This started it all!

Post by ladybess » Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:54 pm

This too was my first try at quilting. I signed up for a class using El's technique, went to one class, and couldn't wait for the next one and finished the top in a matter of two days (that was 3 years ago). Still haven't completed the quilt (or the 15 other tops I have made), but that is another story! Lori

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Re: This started it all!

Post by bearhunter97 » Fri Apr 02, 2010 2:57 am

This was the first quilting book I bought and the second quilt I made.I loved Eleanor's easy to follow instructions. I have been buying her books etc. ever since. Jean

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purrfect-lady
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Re: This started it all!

Post by purrfect-lady » Fri Apr 02, 2010 3:42 am

The log cabin is such a favorite block! and these quilts are beautiful! Thanks for posting yoru photos!!

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