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    Elizabeth, I am having trouble understanding your problem. This photo shows where the grain lines on my blocks are.
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    Elizabeth, I cut a rectangle 9 wide and 5 tall. That gives me plenty of wiggle
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    MYSTERY TIE QUILT - Show your progress here!

    Share your Mystery Tie Quilt progress photos!

    #2
    I decided to do the Sailboat that Ricky demo’d on the show from an Antique quilt he owns. I’m thinking of adding a block of just rows of waves. I did my first sailboat block this morning.

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      #3
      Washed and ready to deconstruct.
      Sally Hickey

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        #4
        10 down. I will make as many as 32 ties allows. Then border with a Batik fabric and might add other blocks made out of Batiks of Light houses.

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          #5
          First block down. Going slow and pinning, pinning, pinning. The flash on the camera caused my background to be different colors. It all the same. Tip. On another quilting show an artist was showing her work in silk. She suggested that the needle be replaced often as the the silk fabric has a different structure and the needle on our machines dull more quickly.

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            #6
            This isn’t my silk tie project exactly…ha.I still have some prep work on the remaining ties. My friend gave me some silk bow ties from her late husband. The pieces were so small I chose to make her a miniature quilt and the word bow tie pattern popped into my head. Ha. The outer prairie points are the pieces I had left. I wanted them to point out but the thickness said they were happy laying down. It will be a sweet memory for her. Thanks Alex for popping this into my head.lol.

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              Hello: Please Alex sent me your Home Postal Address to [email protected]. I want to sent you some Men Italian Silk Sample Swatches and Silk Scraps. Attend, Blanca M. Estrada Reyes from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

            #7
            My top done used batik for sashing/border. Now sandwiched and doing ruler work to quilt. Will post final photo’s when done

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              #8
              Here’s my completed silk quilt, mostly ties but I also used scarf ties, clothing and silk yardage.
              Susanne

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                Elizabeth, I am having trouble understanding your problem. This photo shows where the grain lines on my blocks are.
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                Thanks Helen for those very useful tips. I like the idea of appliquéing for the preferred method for the fans and curved...
              • MONTH 2 -- Show Your Progress Here
                Thanks Helen. I am concerned about the inner arch I cut… if I didn’t cut on perfect grain it will be too large. I was...
              • MONTH 2 -- Show Your Progress Here
                Elizabeth, I cut a rectangle 9 wide and 5 tall. That gives me plenty of wiggle
                room. I made a template plastic template...
              • MONTH 2 -- Show Your Progress Here
                I started the outside arches. I cut my background pieces 6 1/2 by 8 1/2 so I have more to hold onto when doing the quilting....
              • MONTH 2 -- Show Your Progress Here
                I was worried that my curves were not matching perfectly. I reworked the ends… who will know unless I say something,,!
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                Monique, I love everything about your piece. Your fabrics are beautiful, and very dramatic. You have done a great job with...
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                Not sure I understand the question. If this is a double fan, it should measure 4.5" x 8,5" with seam allowances....
              • Show and Tell
                My finished quilt! I actually finished quilting it a few years ago but just added the binding. It was a fun quilt. Hopefully...
              • MONTH 2 -- Show Your Progress Here
                I’m adding another question and want to know if others ran into this… I cut out my outside pieces and was afraid I was...
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                Monique, Love, love, love your Africa log cabins. It looks fabulous with the center block. I have lots of BOMs that barely...
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                Monique G,
                I like the African/primitive/ethnic direction - so dramatic.
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                Wait until the background is sewn on. The unit will be 4.5” x 8.5” unfinished. It will be 4” x 8” when sewn into...
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