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by toogie ( edited 12 Jul 2020 ) 12 Jul 2020

Hello my Cuties! Hope your day is going well for you. This is my latest QOV top. I won't be quilting it myself, but I will put the binding on, once I get it back. I hope to use the dark navy blue, for the binding, if they include it with the quilt. I think the dark color would be nice. The size is 66 x 80 inches. Anyway, hope you like it and all of you are well-Toogie

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by brendalea 31 Jul 2020

Lovely quilts you have been making. I tried to post my pictures but cute system gives me an error #2. Take care and keep posting the lovely quilts. Happy Stitching :-)

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toogie by toogie 31 Jul 2020

Sometimes you may have to resize your pictures. My phone offers that option to post original size or small, medium, large. I also have a photo program on my pc that I can go to resize. I would love to see your pics. I am sure they look great, so I am hoping you keep trying and eventually succeed, in posting. Thank you for commenting and please try again.

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by arisann 28 Jul 2020

Thank you for getting back to me on this beautiful blocks you made in this quilt. I appreciate it!

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toogie by toogie 28 Jul 2020

You are welcome. If you need any thing else just let me know. I’m happy to help if I can. Have a good day-Toogie

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by arisann 24 Jul 2020

This is a beautiful quilt. Great Job. What size are the finished blocks?

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arisann by arisann 24 Jul 2020

I like this, could you share measurements on quilt block so I might make it. I THINK I have one like this but just not sure. It would help to have your measurement on block since all my stuff is still boxed from moving. If you like to share i appreciated it so much.

toogie by toogie edited 24 Jul 2020

Sure I don't mind at all.
The blocks are 12 1/2 inch- sending you a pm

arisann by arisann 28 Jul 2020

Thank you for it, I appreciate it...

toogie by toogie 28 Jul 2020

You're welcome

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by anitapatch 16 Jul 2020

lovely quilt. Perfect done

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toogie by toogie 16 Jul 2020

Thank you Anita. Hope you are well.

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by jrob Moderator 14 Jul 2020

You are really getting good! Those sharp points are impressive. Lucky someone to get this beauty.

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toogie by toogie 15 Jul 2020

Those points are hard to mess up with the floating stars block. I only wish I had sense enough to use those quilt programs like you have. I have to design in my head. Since I rarely write measurements down they end up being one of a kind or make a duplicate right away. Although I always do something different, so they aren’t just alike.

jrob by jrob 31 Jul 2020

If I can use those programs, anyone can.

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by dailylaundry 13 Jul 2020

This is stunning! I love the idea of Navy blue binding! It will be perfect! I don't know how you produce quilt so quickly!!! Beautiful!

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toogie by toogie 13 Jul 2020

I started this last week but if you knew how long it lay untouched😉🙄Thank you for 👀

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by pennyhal2 13 Jul 2020

Quilting is my first love, and your fabulous quilt is wonderful to see and enjoy! I'm looking forward to see how you quilt it as there is a lot of space for "fancy" stuff!

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toogie by toogie 13 Jul 2020

I won’t be the quilter on this one. It will go to one of the longarmers that use pantographs. Once in a while one of the ladies will ‘play’ with the spaces and free motion. She’s very good too. She did my The Eagle Has Landed. It’s here in Sewing I think.

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by mrskiki 13 Jul 2020

Beautiful work Toogie. I am so envious. Of late I have become bored with everything. Need something/someone to motivate me! Hugs. Nan

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toogie by toogie 13 Jul 2020

Wish I could say 'Come on over" but we are keeping to ourselves, still. I'd give you a jump start, by getting you to help me figure out my next one!-lol-Thanks Nan for always looking and commenting.

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by sewdeb 13 Jul 2020

Another winner, Toogie! You are amazing! I think a dark binding will be great! Hugs*, Deb

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toogie by toogie 13 Jul 2020

Yes the quilter usually sends whatever she uses, on the backing, for me to use. It's because she needs extra to load in her frame. She usually keeps it attached and I trim the quilt or square it up and use the leftovers, for my binding. Thanks Deb for looking/commenting.

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by pennifold 13 Jul 2020

Well done Toogie, you do such great work. Love Chris

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toogie by toogie 13 Jul 2020

Thank you Chris, that's sweet of you to say. I don't know how great my next quilt will look. I wanted some more panels and we were out so one of the members said she had two that she wasn't going to do. She said she had had them a while and knew she'd never get them done. I laid them out this morning and told my husband I can see why she was discouraged. The panel is so wonky. Not at all straight or squared. Thing is for me to square up, I will be losing the border and more around the panel but it just can't be helped. Then all the figuring to make 'something' fit. I am wracking my brain this morning-lol

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by shirley124 12 Jul 2020

This is a beautiful quilt. Hugs

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toogie by toogie 13 Jul 2020

Thank you Shirley, I'm glad you like it. You could use it anytime, not only for vets.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 12 Jul 2020

You always do great work. I am always amazed how productive you are.

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toogie by toogie 13 Jul 2020

Thank you A. When I don't do anything, I feel so blah.

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by asterixsew Moderator 12 Jul 2020

Toogie another beautiful piece of work that you have created.

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toogie by toogie 12 Jul 2020

Thank you. I have had this kit since last year. One of our ladies cuts out quilts sometimes, so when she offered this to me, I took it. I dislike the cutting out part. Hard on my hands and back. Her cutting is so precise it makes my piecing together easy. I like sewing behind her.

graceandham by graceandham 12 Jul 2020

Toogie, go to Salvation Army or Goodwill or full price at WalMart and buy those risers for children's beds. Put the legs of your cutting tables into those risers, gives you about 10" more height and takes off that back strain. Love your quilt, colors, design, everything. Someone is going to have a pretty quilt. So Americana.

toogie by toogie 13 Jul 2020

I do have those risers on one of my tables I use for cutting. At our quilt group we have cut lengths of PVC pipe and put the legs in that. We use them on several tables for ones wanting to cut. Those are great because you can cut it the height you need. The only drawback you'd need something under the pipes to protect your home flooring.Thanks for looking & advice Betsey!

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