Robin

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Robin last won the day on August 22

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About Robin

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  • Birthday 04/28/1959

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  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Fort Peck, MT
  • Interests
    Quilting, walking with my dog, jig saw puzzles, fishing, decorating.
  1. So very sad. I am praying for her husband and sons and grandchildren. Just breaks my heart. Yes, I too learned so very much from her, especially sewing clothes which I used to do before I became a quilter. I just have a huge knot in my stomach...
  2. Shana, I'm with Linda on this. Remember all of the super happy customers you quilt for and let that bad apple go!!
  3. That is absolutely beautiful!! Wish I could quilt like that!
  4. I had a very good customer ask if I would donate quilting on a quilt of valor quilt she was doing for her guild. She also had one for her brother who is a veteran which she expected to pay me for, but I donated that one too. She was tickled and so was I. I like to contribute once in a while.
  5. Minky on the back- batting or not?

    Just did a "limp" quilt myself. Customer did not want batting so I did as requested. The back looked great but the front needed batting to fill the quilting design. Will refuse this request next time.
  6. Thanks so much. Waves in the ocean is just what I was going for... Robin in MT
  7. Iris quilt

    Very pretty. It would have been a shame to have never finished it.
  8. I dream of being able to quilt like that! Beautiful.
  9. Very nice. Don't you love it when a quilting plan comes together!
  10. Clothesline Quilt

    This is so precious. I love to give "quilt hugs" when people need them and this one is priceless. Beautiful quilting and such a neat way to pull the orphan blocks together. Especially love your ghost tulips. It will be such a special quilt for her.
  11. Thanks again everybody. Just a note, the quilt was actually 114 1/4 x 100 before quilting and after quilting it is 112 x 98 1/2. I figured it would shrink up a bit with the quilting. The "Ripples" panto was a medium to large density pattern. 100% cotton batting (preshrunk). Now that I have made it king sized the hard way, I know how I could have done it a lot easier, so Betsy if you need to make a king size and don't want to do it by adding borders, give me a holler.
  12. Thanks so much. The quilt is 114 x 100. I wanted it big enough to drape on the sides and also to allow a little for shrinkage when it gets washed. I did preshrink my Hobbs cotton batting but did not preshrink the batiks so we'll see how that goes someday... And Cagey, something that goes with my green walls was just what I was going for. The wall color is called pale opal and I love it, but it Is not the easiest color to find coordinates for, even with all the fabric out there in the world. Isn't it amazing how many colors of a color there are?? I love the movement on this quilt pattern, too. I live by a huge lake and I was thinking of water with a little sand and grass when choosing my colors. My husband's response when he saw it on the bed the first time was "it's crooked." See what I deal with in my life everyday? Gotta love'em. Robin in MT
  13. Just off my quilt frame this week, "Surf Song" bargello. From the book Twist and Turn Bargello Quilts by Eileen Wright. Needed a king size quilt for my bed and instead of adding borders to make a king sized "Surf Song" I kept building the bargello to the edges. I quilted it with IQ and the panto Ripples by Lorien Quilting. I will make coordinating batik pillowcases and of course still need to bind the beast!! Robin in MT
  14. What an absolutely gorgeous quilt, both the piecing and the quilting. I love the idea of a special quilt for the bed of a resident who has passed away. God bless you!
  15. Size of Quilting Design?

    I think a flower the size of the pink one in the lower left hand corner of your first picture would be a nice size. Just my humble opinion.... Robin in MT