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Off topic Ego stroke
At the risk of seeming (more) self-centered, I uploaded some pictures of some of my original designs in  quilting, needlepoint and knitting.  I didn't realize how easiy it was....I'm such a techno-tard!

Hope you enjoy.

BTW - Michael - what are your kids' ages?  Great art!

Now I have to go through and look at what everyone has posted!  What a great feature!!

Wingnut - it's easy.  Go to your profile and "edit".  Choose "Photos", click on browse to find the pictures on your computer.  Double click to upload and voila!

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You are a very talented lady!  You should be very proud of the beautiful work you do...I do some embroidery and crochet when I can see and it is a lot of work!   Good Job!!

Rena
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Lining up to stroke your ego! Well-deserved too!

You have Gifts, Talents, Treasures! Thank you for sharing them!

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Awesome work!  How long does the average quilt take, say, for instance the award winning one?  My favorite is the first one.

Up until last year  I made leather items like leather bracelets, chokers and purses, stamping (embossing) them and painting them. I don't have the patience  any more but sold a lot of stuff when I did.

I'd love to see other people's work.   Way to go.Quix, and thank you for sharing.

Marcie
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Wow! Those are beautiful!!  I don't have the fine motor skills it takes to do something like that.

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Hi, there!  When I was working foulltime ....uhhh fulltime, I quilted in the evenings and on the weekends.  I machine pieced and free-hand machine quilted.  No patience for the beautiful handwork.  An average quilt would take a couple months.  Now, that I don't quilt at all, an average quilt appears to take forever.

The first one is your favorite - the first quilt or the first picture.  If it is the needlepoint, I did that one and designed it on the fly starting in the center.   I had just been disabled by vertigo and was pretty much bedridden. It is the best piece of handwork I ever did.  I gave it away and now only have the picture.  Maybe I'll do it again.  
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Beautiful pieces!
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I wanted to pick a favorite for some reason, but i they are all so beautiful, including the cat.

My boys are 13 and 16.
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Very, very beautiful Quix. I love seeing everyone's interests and talents.


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Sher
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I love the purple celtic quilt!  Are you sure that you don't have ONE more quilt that you might want to make....a crazy quilt depicting a "wienie roast"????
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wonderful, and a joy to see, thanks.hope you can get back to it once again one day!
you...gal, are multi-talented!!  and smart and sweet to boot
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Hi Quix,

Just felt compelled to touch bases. My mom also designs quilts between her 9-5 job. She has a company that's starting to take off and loves quilting.

I have to put in my vote as the octagonal (I think it's 8 sides, I didn't count though) peace sign. I love the colours, and the design and think it's completely lovely!

And no, I don't quilt...don't sew, and barely cook! LOL

Christine
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I apologize, it's a hexagon!

Love it!

Christine
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The first picture which is not a quilt was my favorite.  I do love all of them, though. Marcie
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Fantastic work! My fav is the purple celtic - it's striking!

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Those are very pretty. Nice work.
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Beautiful work.  Wow, must be nice to be extremely intelligent and have creative talent too!

You, self centered?  Not in this lifetime!  You are the most selfless person I know!  Quit being silly!!!!!

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beautiful work.  I too love to quilt and do other handiwork - refinish furniture, turn trash in to treasure, etc...

Thanks for sharing - since my dx I keep feeling like my ability to do this kind of work is limited - nice to see other still enjoy it.

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