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    New From Maine

    Hi,
    I am new...
    I think I like the idea of a forum but I get overwhelmed with wanting to read all these posts and run out to time and don't get anything els done...
    I will say... It is fun to pick out fabric...
    BUT...
    I have a hard time deciding what pattern to do when I am attempting a new project...

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    Re: New From Maine

    I agree that this place can become what I call a "time sucker" LOL....you get in here and forget that you have world revolving around you...

    I too have a hard time figuring out a pattern for projects...so I have just started going with the flow...I will decide what kind of blocks I want to make with what I have chosen and let the blocks dictate the pattern of the project. Right now I'm working on a jelly roll quilt. I am sewing 6 strips together then cutting into 12.5"x12.5" squares to start out. I may sub cut them into HSTs and re-sew together after mixing them up..or I may just do a rail pattern...I'll decide after I have all the strips sewn and blocks cut and see what they are saying to me...
    Michele

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      #3
      Re: New From Maine

      Hi Darla, Welcome from Western NY. You will love this site with all it's tutorials and the great people that are here. And yes, we all spend a lot of time chatting but it's worth it as you learn a lot from all the talented people on this forum. So sit back and enjoy it. LOL
      Hugs, Jan L
      Home, where each lives for the others and all live for God! ><(((((o>

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        Re: New From Maine

        Thank you both for the welcome to the forum. Michelle, I also just let it happen... I just haven't relaxed yet. Like you, I am a little worried about losing my time. I also seem to just let my pattern evolve. Slow to start and then just push it out.
        I love the tutorials. I just wish I could be part of the family there at Missouri Star since they seem to be havin' lots of FUN!

        Jan, Thank you. I am just going to have to make sure I get my chores done so I won't feel guilty chatting.

        Warm Smile,
        =Darla

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          #5
          Re: New From Maine

          Originally posted by McDarla View Post
          TI am just going to have to make sure I get my chores done so I won't feel guilty chatting.
          Chores? What chores? What ARE chores? They need to be done? I vaguely remember that I used to do them . . . and then I started quilting . . .

          Welcome to the most fantastic forum around. You will love it here, Darla.

          Sandy from NWMO
          Sometimes, when there's a raging fire,
          it's best not to try to put it out with gasoline.

          "...pal carajo con la negatividad..."

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