Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Paul’s All Paid UP!!

Peter will not be robbed any more as Paul’s been paid!  I finished the Rob Peter to Pay Paul quilt and am going to turn it into a table cloth for the 5th wheel…it just needs the three Bees- backing, batting and binding! 

I am thrilled with this little number…I still cant believe I made a quilt with curved blocks!!  There is no way that I would have attempted this feat without the help from my Lady GO! GO!  She made it easy and fun!  YES, FUN!

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Let’s zoom in for a close-up…no she’s not perfect…but for me SHE’S AS PERFECT AS SHE IS GOING TO GET!!  Besides if she was perfect I would freak if we should slop mustard or spaghetti sauce …this way a few stains will add to her charm!!

image I used a whole Layer Cake of Blackbird’s Garden Party (minus a few of the light beige floral prints) and with the small scraps of leftovers I cut some scrappy narrow (1 1/2”) blocks for an additional border.  image

So hopefully I will get her completely finished and back on the table in time for our trip down south.  OK…OK…maybe I will take her off the table when we eat…at least for the first year!  :o)

Have a wonderful Wednesday and Happy Quilting!~P

41 comments:

  1. It looks great! In your previous post you mentioned trimming you blocks you were not sure which line to square up. That happens to me a lot. How did that work out?

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  2. I was wondering if you used a layer cake and you answered my question. Very well done. Paul is appreciative that you got him paid. But what about poor Peter?

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  3. That looks beautiful in your new trailer.
    I like the idea of making my own items to personalize the camper. First I need to clean it out next year;)

    Debbie

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  4. So pretty! I love the fabrics you used. No way would I eat on top of this!

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  5. Wow, that is really beautiful. I'm going to have to take another look at that fabric! I am so thrilled seeing everyone use their new Go! cutters. Amazing stuff. Well done!

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  6. Ooo..beautiful! Now, all I need is to win a GO and Rob Peter to Pay Paul !

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  7. wonderful job. Looks great in the trailer. Can't wait until you take off on your southern roadtrip, I love all the quilt stuff you find on the way although it does cause me to go to the shops and buy. Stay home! NOT!

    have a great Wednesday!

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  8. Absolutely beautiful! Get some clear plastic to lay over it and protect it so you can enjoy it while you eat on it and not worry about the spills.

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  9. Great work. Now that is what I call using up all your scraps. It added your own personal touch. I also need a GO machine to help me get my projects ready and my stash used up.
    Have a great day!

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  10. Oh, it's beautiful, Sweet P. Lady Go! Go! is a good helper. :-)

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  11. Ya, I agree with Lisa Marie. That is too pretty to eat on. the plastic would work great. I rob "Paul" at my house to pay Peter, John, Dick and Harry when I go shop hopping and buy stuff, (ie: too much fabric!).

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  12. It turned out so beautiful! I sure don't see any mistakes. Oh, I think I want a GO.

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  13. So beautiful! I love it that you will decorate your 5th wheel just like home. Why not? This table cloth will be the envy of everyone else in the park - they'll all want to come over for dinner!!

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  14. =) It's so lovely! and the colors are beautiful too!

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  15. Paulette, your table topper is wonderful! It looks fantastic in the new 5th wheel. It also looks perfect to me!

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  16. It came out perfect!! I really like the fabrics too.

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  17. It looks fabulous and the fabrics are gorgeous.

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  18. Beautiful. I love it! Such pretty colors.

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  19. Love how it came out. And that border frames it perfectly, it looks to be about 1 inch wide?

    I have enjoy following your progress with your GO and dies. This die has moved to the top of my list.

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  20. I stand in awe. Curved pieces - not me. You did a beautiful job! blessings, marlene

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  21. Love it Paulette! If I had a GO, that would be my first project!

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  22. You did an awesome job - love the fabric you chose too! I should try something out of my comfort zone too! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  23. Looks great ...looks perfect to me!
    Julia ♥

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  24. I love it Paulette. I'll have to think about getting this die sometime. It looks great in your RV.

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  25. Hi Paulette!
    I'd still cover that little gem with some tablecloth clear plastic, like from Walmart!
    It's much too pretty to let anything else come in touch with it!
    I think it is great! My friend who made one of these, put yoyo's over the corners where the petals meet, added some charm and you couldn't tell.
    Take care, Leslie

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  26. Great job! I'll have to add that die to my wish list!

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  27. Oh! It looks wonderful. Perfect for you table. I can't wait to see it all done. Hugs Ariane

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  28. Wow! That is really fantastic Paulette!! I'm pretty impressed with the Go! And your sewing skills!! That's a lot of curves.:)

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  29. That turned out really pretty! It will look wonderful on your table.

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  30. It looks perfect to me--very precise piecing:) : )

    Yes I would probably take it off whenever something I was eating made for a bad stain;) Other wise for a sandwich or something light go ahead. I sound like the table cloth police!!

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  31. It is BEAUTIFUL. I love it and your multicoloured border works perrfectly with it.

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  32. Oh, Paulette! It is absolutely lovely! You have done a wonderful job! ...and you know I love the fabrics ;o) That narrow scrappy border is a great touch!

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  33. Absolutely beautiful!! I love the colors you used making it usable for any season.

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