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Posted on Thu May 24, 2012 2:41 am
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sakredchao wrote:
so far, i have been using a flat table display, not hanging. i suspect this will be the case into the future.


OK, then it can stay as-is. Smile

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Posted on Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:35 pm
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this is a really cool project. im considering making a patch. i have a few friends that maille as well, i could try convincing them to make a patch as well. if i can get them to make it, that would be 3 patches to add!

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Posted on Sat Jun 09, 2012 3:27 pm
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i would love it if the quilt took up an entire table! make em up and send em over!

also, the quilt will be displayed this year at the roswell UFO festival. not that i believe roswell was about UFOs, mind you. i suspect it has more to do with the US government sending thalidomide children up in experimental aircraft.. turns out they don't make good pilots. but, anyway, the quilt will be displayed there.


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Posted on Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:50 pm
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sakredchao wrote:
i would love it if the quilt took up an entire table! make em up and send em over!

also, the quilt will be displayed this year at the roswell UFO festival. not that i believe roswell was about UFOs, mind you. i suspect it has more to do with the US government sending thalidomide children up in experimental aircraft.. turns out they don't make good pilots. but, anyway, the quilt will be displayed there.


xD
And I always thought it was about selling hotdogs and popcorn o.O not to mention the increase of movie-plots for hollywood (which is - little known fact - also in America! So... more movies equals more money, equals more taxes, equals more money for the government, equals more money for the politicians... It's a big scam guys!)

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Posted on Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:10 pm
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"may contain some ooh and ahhhs," indeed.

beautiful, zili!

i'll figure out where to put it and stitch it in before the next time it will be displayed.


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Posted on Thu Jul 05, 2012 11:51 pm
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okay, the more i look at the quilt, the more i realize that it needs to be in museums. we need 4 more patches to balance it out.

we need to think about display. so far i've been spreading it out on a table with a draped sheet. if we can figure out a hanging display that doesn't stress the maille, finding a host will probably be easier. for now, i'd rather keep it as a table display.

thoughts? any of you have experience in this sort of thing? (meaning gallery display)..

it's possible that all we'd need is a bit of sign-grade plywood, painted some kind of off-white. i am thinking sign grade so that we aren't fighting visual grain lines. i want the focus to be on the maille, not the board.

thoughts? i know this is probably at least a year out, but i'd like to start chewing over the options.


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Posted on Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:08 pm
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sakredchao wrote:
"may contain some ooh and ahhhs," indeed.

beautiful, zili!

i'll figure out where to put it and stitch it in before the next time it will be displayed.


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Posted on Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:07 pm
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please keep your pants on. i suspect pictures to take at least a month. i'm not going to bother assembling until i have access to a camera worthy of the task.


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Posted on Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:31 pm
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sakredchao wrote:
please keep your pants on. i suspect pictures to take at least a month. i'm not going to bother assembling until i have access to a camera worthy of the task.

But... it's no-pants-Friday?


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Posted on Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:41 pm
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lorraine wrote:
sakredchao wrote:
please keep your pants on. i suspect pictures to take at least a month. i'm not going to bother assembling until i have access to a camera worthy of the task.

But... it's no-pants-Friday?


It's been no-pants-every-day here for the last week with this damn heat!


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lorraine wrote:
sakredchao wrote:
please keep your pants on. i suspect pictures to take at least a month. i'm not going to bother assembling until i have access to a camera worthy of the task.

But... it's no-pants-Friday?


It's been no-pants-every-day here for the last week with this damn heat!

Dammit David... where were you earlier when I was trying to explain why I answered the door with no pants on?


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Posted on Mon Aug 06, 2012 2:51 am
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i'm not stitching in zilis patch until i get a few more so i'm able to place the patch in the place where it has the most visual cohesion with the rest of the piece.

also, i'm printing out a blurb to frame and put on the table explaining who donated the patches and what the alpha project is.. there is the odd moment when i'm busy taking money from someone and i just can't explain that not all of the patches are my work.

SO.. real names or MAIL member names?

i'll probably list myself as "kim 'sakredchao' chatfield".

if you have a preference, post your prefer.


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Posted on Mon Aug 06, 2012 6:30 am
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You're the beholder, and I trust your decision that should fit all needs. Personally I would chose one presentation style as 'default', and only deviate from on a patch donor's demand.

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Posted on Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:17 pm
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You can put me as Elizabeth 'DruidQueen' Turner if you put names. I'm hoping to eventually make another patch and send it to you one day.

When is the UFO festival? Did I miss it? Rolling Eyes


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Posted on Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:48 pm
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DruidQueen wrote:
You can put me as Elizabeth 'DruidQueen' Turner if you put names. I'm hoping to eventually make another patch and send it to you one day.

When is the UFO festival? Did I miss it? Rolling Eyes


you missed it. it was.. july? early july, i think.

after i receive 4 more patches i'm considering opening things up for a second quilt. and after we have a total of 30 patches, i'll work on rearranging things between both quilts for maximum visual cohesion.

i'll get things printed up this afternoon.


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