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Digging the UFOs out of the closet

and working towards getting them done, one at a time..


  1. OOOOOH Very nice! I would like to see this one in person. Looks like a lot of planning went into this baby.

  2. Let me know when you get all of your UFOs completed so that I can send you some of mine....No? Oh well, like your twisters quilt anyway.

  3. Love the way you added borders to it! Really makes it a special twister quilt - may have to emulate you (doesn't that sound better than copycat or plagiarize?) on that one.

  4. That is going to be gorgeous! I too, have UFO's to finish this winter. It will be done!

  5. Hey, this one is really neat! I love the border you set the twister work into.

  6. That's a great frame for a twister! Can't wait to see how you quilted it. I love your Procrastination quilt, too. Great job!

  7. Love this one!! Looking forward to seeing the finished product :)

  8. Beautiful work! Awesome piecing, and the border is perfect!

  9. good for you for working on your wips. i'm trying to be diligent and doing the same thing. but it's a LONG road! i'm dying to start something new...

    the borders on this quilt compliment the center so well!

  10. LOL I heard a joke the other day . Quilter's hubby was asked to help pin baste her quilt. He said no problem,after an hr quilter asks hubby what is taking him so long? He says I had to spend most of the time straightening those pins you bent with the last quilt!!jeje


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