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  • Re: signature quilt--top done!

    Beautiful! Good job. Bettie
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by on Fri, Jul 8 2011
  • Re: Did you work on a quilt today? #3

    [quote user="Granny M"] [quote user="Margaret Weber"] I am interested in knowing if there is a better photo fabric to use. [/quote] I am kind of collecting opinions on that myself. Electric quilt co has several to choose from. I started with just the regular 200 thread count fabric...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Kris on Thu, May 26 2011
  • Re: Photo Memory Quilt

    Hi Laurie, there has been lots of discussion on this topic. I made a photo quilt last year. I used white Kona cotton and Bubblejet set which was cheaper than buying prepared fabric sheets. Cost and time taken really depends on how many photos you want to use and how you plan to get them printed. Click...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Kris on Tue, Nov 9 2010
  • Re: Photo quilts

    Marge, Good tips. I did manage to keep my photos to about 4 x 4 and since I satin stitched around the perimeter, I added stabilizer to the back of each photo. The stabilizer gave each photo some durability. I was afraid they would feel too stiff but much to my surprise they didn't. I did look on...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Joyce K. on Thu, Jun 11 2009
  • Re: Photo quilts

    Hey Marge....I free hand machine quilted the stippling and meandered around the border, sashing and quilt blocks. The rest was mostly stitched in the ditch. I didn't want the quilting to overpower the pictures, which in my mind were the focal point. The quilting process is what proved the most challenging...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Joyce K. on Thu, Jun 11 2009
  • Re: Photo quilts

    Jan, I recently did a photo quilt for my Dad's 80th birthday. I've used two brands...Jacquard and June Tailor. I had good resuls with both brands. The one thing I learned is to be sure and use the same brand for all the photos. The cloth sheets from brand to brand can feel slightly different...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Joyce K. on Tue, Jun 9 2009
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