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Marian



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Fri Apr 03, 2015 4:44 pm

Golo- My beehive will be in the mail tomorrow morning!

Marian in Ohio
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shemoocows



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sun Apr 05, 2015 5:06 am

Gloria ,I will post mine on tuesday when the shops are open
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Gimpy Cat
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Mon Apr 06, 2015 12:13 am

Mine goes in the mail tomorrow too, same as shemoos

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TxMaryQuilts
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:23 am

golo wrote:
My first thoughts, Txm. lmao lmao lmao lmao

coolsmiley

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memaw4



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:35 pm

Hope to get mine started soon.....
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Linda 2B



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:12 pm

Red the quilt for Sue looks great!

Lou and TxM both your quilts look wonderful!
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memaw4



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sun Apr 12, 2015 6:41 pm

Plan to start on mine tomorrow morning.
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hummerlou



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sun Apr 12, 2015 6:53 pm

Thank you, mine is now at my LAQ. So it will be about 8 weeks before I get it back. cry2
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breezepines2002
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:59 am

has anyone got theirs put together yet? anxious to see everyones. did golo get all hers yet?
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golo
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Thu Apr 23, 2015 8:28 am

breezie I hope to get at mine next week... then I will know if they are all here... Just got some from Australia.. thanks Sherri..

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TxMaryQuilts
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:40 am

Breezie look back a couple of pages. Redmadder, Louanne, and I have all posted our pics.

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memaw4



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:15 pm

I can't seem to fine the one that Redmadder made for Sue.  I seen her summer quilt but not Sue's.   Am I blind or what?  Help me out here ladies.....
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Marian



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:01 am

TxMary, Lou and remadder, your quilts are all just gorgeous! Haven't started on mine yet. It's on the back burner for a little while yet.

Marian in Ohio
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memaw4



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:14 pm

I've started appliqueing mine.  I may start putting the first few rows together tomorrow.
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breezepines2002
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Mon Apr 27, 2015 7:35 am

found them, thanks they are awesome,cant wait to finish mine,
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TxMaryQuilts
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:49 pm

We haven't posted Redworks yet. I just finished the binding this weekend and will get pictures this week so I can get it in the mail to her family.

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memaw4



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Mon Apr 27, 2015 3:06 pm

Oh, good.  I was so afraide I'd missed it TxMary.  Sew glad I didn't.   Thank you for letting us know.
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sat May 02, 2015 4:07 pm

Here is the quilt we made for Redwork's family. It was quilted with a simple meander in the center and I quilted scallops in the border. I borrowed that idea from a quilt that TexasMusicMom posted recently. I am sorry the quilting does not show up more in the pictures. and although I accidently cut off the binding in the picture you can see some of the binding in the lower right corner. It was done in the same colors as the checkerboard border.



This is a close up of the label we placed on the front.



There is a hanging sleeve on the back and I have written up a card with everyone's name that participated in this swap and the ladies who helped out financially to purchase finishing supplies/postage.

I hope y'all like it. Thanks to Redmadder for putting the top together and everyone else who helped. It will be mailed Monday.

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sewn3w



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sat May 02, 2015 4:18 pm

Thanks to TxMary and redmadder for heading up this project. It turned into a beauty that i am sure the family will treasure. And thanks for posting the pic.
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shemoocows



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sat May 02, 2015 4:44 pm

What a family treasure. Well done its beautiful butterflyhug
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sat May 02, 2015 5:09 pm

Thank you so much Redmadder and TxMary for getting the quilt together and sending it off to Susan's family. Im sure it will mean so much to them. You did a beautiful job, just superb. Thankyou to all who sent $$ to help with the costs relating to the project, you all rock hug08

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redmadder



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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sun May 03, 2015 4:37 am

It's so pretty with the quilting. Thanks, everyone. I hope they love it.
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sun May 03, 2015 10:32 am

The quilt looks fantastic!

I really like the little hearts highlighting the embroidery at the bottom - like some others here, the fence bit isn't really frosting my cupcake.

I had mine all prepped and gathered up for retreat (wow, that basket row has a lot of pieces!) and came up with A Plan to replace the fence row. Since I won't be joining the girls for retreat after all, I'll hopefully be able to take advantage of the time I have this week to work on this one.

Getting a swap quilt top done in the year it was received. What a concept.

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Gimpy Cat
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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sun May 03, 2015 8:05 pm

Yeah I feel a bit that way too FB, can I get the top completed this year, will I frighten myself if I do such an extraordinary thing? I made the replacement row, hmmmmmm, about those flying geese, do I really need them?

What is your fence replacement gonna be??

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PostSubject: Re: Summer Themed Mystery Swap    Sun May 03, 2015 11:00 pm

Gimpy Cat wrote:
What is your fence replacement gonna be??

Chickens!

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