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January 25, 2011

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Laura

Thanks for taking the time to help other quilters. The quilt is stunning and I like feeling like I am sewing with a group of friends.

Jenni

I've never participated in a quiltalong in real time. I've stumbled upon some wellllllll-done-and-already-over ones on the blogosphere.

I really just love seeing what happens when 50 people take the same pattern and create 50 crazy, amazingly different projects.

Belinda

I usually do quilt-a-longs for two reasons 1 - to try something new technique wise and 2 - to insure that I actually do the project! I would so love to win these Kona solids!

Amber H.

I think the sense of community is what compels me to join in on a quilt along. It's nice knowing that yes, I'm doing something unique, but every once in a while, doing what everyone else is doing is nice too!

Kristin H.

I have not participated in a quilt along before. I am looking to try something new and come out with a fabulous quilt that I might not have otherwise! And as I am totally in love with solids right now (but have not made a quilt from just solids yet) this seems perfect.

Willa

Have not done many quilt alongs. I think they move me to just "do it!" I have trouble carving out time. Itching to try some solids!

SarahB

Quilt-alongs are great for getting motivated to finish those quilts and for meeting other quilters!

Holly Dallow

I have never joined a quilt along before, but I love the solid quilts you created for this one! Thanks for sharing!!
hdallow@allenmatkins.com

DianeY

I've done a few quilt-alongs & I think they are fun. I like the instruction as I still consider myself newish to quilting & I love to look at the photos. It can be so amazing to see the same pattern worked in so many different fabrics. I actually think I've learned a lot that way

Ruth

what an awesome giveaway! i love seeing so many different people create quilts that looks so different. :)

eadaoine

Haven't done any quilt alongs but this seems attractive.

Linda Smith

I've never done a quilt along and haven't done any quilting in close to 10 years. I love so many of the Cherry House quilts and this seems like the perfect opportunity to get back into quilting AND make a Cherry House quilt!

~Michelle~

Even if you aren't participating, quiltalongs are always fun to follow - people have such creativity in combining fabrics, I always see something wonderful & unexpected!

Andrea

I've never been in a quilt along. The reason is because I'm always worried that I won't finish what I started. But your solids quilts are always top notch, and I'm a solids girl, so I think it's kind of a no brainer this time ;-) I hope to learn a new trick or two from you!

Abby

This is my first quilt along, so I am hoping to just stick with it and learn how it works!

Amy

I really love sewing with others - the laughter, the banter, the fun, and the community. Thanks for giving us that opportunity!

Sudi-Laura

I'm excited to see what everyone else comes up with! That is my favorite part of quilt alongs!

Mary Grace McNamara

I've participated in a few quilt alongs, mainly to force myself out of my comfort zone to try something different. But I also enjoy the challenge of keeping up with everyone and the opportunity to learn new techniques. I enjoy seeing the same project done by lots of different people and all the variety in the finished quilts.

MGM

Beth

I have not participated in a quilt along before. I am in the midst of city tracks and saw this posting. I am really enjoying that pattern and look forward to creating another. I look forward to interacting with other Quilters and learning a new technique or two.

Kati

I participated in one quilt-along. I really enjoyed it because it kept me motivated and I loved seeing others progress on the same project. I think it's a great idea.

Mary Jo

Hope to keep on track by participating in a quilt along.
Think I will learn some things and have lots of people to ask if I run into an issue.

Thank you .

Katie B

Excellent! I love quilt-alongs! It's a great way to learn new techniques with a support system of quilters to help you along the way.

Audrey

I haven't done a quilt-along before. I am picking it up again after several years of low creativity, and I am hoping to re-learn some piecing skills. I expect working with a virtual group will make it much more fun. I love kona and have a hard time choosing between gray and orange. They are both great colors!

Jenny

im finishing up a quilt along right now and i LOVE how it has kept me on track with my progress...no dilly dallying...i have also enjoyed the feed back from fellow flickr people! thanks for doing this quilt a long!

Anne D

I love quiltalongs. They keep you motivated and I love seeing the same quilt in so many different fabrics. There are usually a lot of great new ideas on the way.

Lindsey F.

I like the gray but was thinking I would try it in the orange colorway. This will be the first time I have used solids exclusively and I am looking forward to it.

Sarah Marie

I have never done a quilt along in real time.. I NEED the grey colorway. :) I will be doing the next quiltalong.. I can't wait!

Maria Elkins

I've never heard about quilt alongs until this week. What an interesting idea!

Cindy A

I haven't done a quilt along yet, but it sounds like fun.

Julie @ Jaybird Quilts

i love QALs b/c it's so much fun to encourage each other and see so many photos of the same thing at the same time. i hope to use this QAL as an opportunity to make something for myself just because. :-)

Tong

quilt alongs are great for procrastinators like myself who needs some structure and that little outside push along the way to help get a quilt finished =P

Nancy

YIKES!! I love that gray...and the yellows..and the greens...they are all so pretty..

Patty

I love those solids...especially gray. I want to get sherbet pips and extra gray fabrics for a quilt for myself.

Kristine

I just started quilting so I haven't had a chance to join a quilt along yet, but I look forward to doing one soon! I don't have a fabric stash yet, so I need to get working on building that up! :)

Amy Quackenbush

I would love to have the pink or brown, I am enjoying quilting again after 3 years off. We had to move because of a job change and I really missed my old sewing room. But have just recently finished turning a bedroom into my new room. I am feeling organized and ready to sew!!

Carol in E TN

I have not participated in a quilt a long, but I want to work with some solids! This would be a great win!

quiltjane

I am new to the blog thing and started joining swap groups to get to know everyone our there in quilt land. I hope to join a quilt a long very soon. Kona have exceptional solids and I would love to play with the greys.

Sharon

This is my first quilt-along. I'm excited to try the orange quilt. It will be perfect on my white wall.

Mary Haler

Quilt alongs are a great way to be held accountable! Thanks for the opportunity for a great prize.

Elizabeth D. @ Don't Call Me Betsy

I love learning new things in quilt-alongs, and I love the idea of using solids for a change. :)

Ally

This will be my second quilt along ever. I like that it gives me a schedule and I love seeing the what other people choose to do with their versions! Thanks for the quilt along and the giveaway!

Lara Gibbons

My 2010 goal was to complete a solids only quilt. I started it just last week.... A quilt along using just solids is very attractive. A great quilt, like minded sewers, some incentive to keep up and perhaps some great fabric?

Naomi

I'm a self-taught quilter so I love that I can get a little "instruction" from some very talented people and learn new tricks and try some things I never would have thought to do on my own.

Mozie

This is my first quilt along - this whole quilting world is all new to me but I'm loving it. Can't wait to try some solids! Thanks for the chance.

Karen

I've never done a quilt in all solids - that would be a real stretch for me. Quilt-a-longs are great to keep you motivated. Thanks for sharing.

CJ

I like the guidance of a quilt-along. Someone to show me something new and the fun of a group - seeing what others are choosing for fabrics, how their progress is coming along.

christina

I love the grey tons. I have never done a quilt along but I plan to do this one! I hope to learn and be inspired by others in this group! Making new friends is always a bonus:)

Sylvia

I haven't quilt-alonged either, but I do like your pattern and would enjoy making a quilt with others since I don't usually take quilting classes and all that stuff!

julie

This will be my first quilt along. I am looking forward to learning and trying new things.

Mary P

I've done two quilt alongs, and I find it always pushes me to get something DONE! :) I may not do it exactly on schedule but close to it. And it is SO cool to see different people's take on the same pattern.

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