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  • Merry Christmas! Hey from Tennessee!

    Hello Everyone! I've been quilting since the 80's. I'm a member of my local guild, "Cumberland Valley Quilter's Association." I have a few of my quilts in my gallery. While watching Fons and Porter on PBS, I fell in love with the "Flower Bed" recreation. She recreate...
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Pam Olds on Mon, Dec 23 2013
  • Beginner Applique

    First and foremost, I just want to say that this site is amazing! Everyone is very welcoming and very helpful! I posted a thread a few days ago where I questioned how to add an applique piece to a quilt without the back showing through and received a lot of great advice. I have finally figured out exactly...
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Jessica on Thu, May 2 2013
  • Re: I'm NEW -- Time-sensitive advice please on applique

    UPDATE as of 1-17 I'm taking a quilting class, and my instructor felt that undertaking the applique bulldog quilt might not be the best option for my first attempt, given the deadline (baby shower in 6 weeks) and her desire that I'm extraordinarily successful and thrilled with the results of...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by daffodella on Thu, Jan 17 2013
  • Re: I'm NEW -- Time-sensitive advice please on applique

    Nana, Thank you SO much for your prompt response! That's so reassuring! Have you trapunto'd also and does that hold up, too? I have heard about two ways to trapunto: 1) sew applique, then cut the back of the fabric and insert extra batting, then stitch the hole closed 2) sew two layers of batting...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by daffodella on Tue, Jan 15 2013
  • I'm NEW -- Time-sensitive advice please on applique

    TECHNIQUE CHOSEN: Primarily hand-turn applique Either machine or hand quilting KEY QUESTION: Will hand-turn applique be durable enough for a baby quilt? (assuming I do it right) BACKGROUND INFO: I've made a personal commitment to myself to create an applique baby quilt (crib size 45X60) for my first...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by daffodella on Tue, Jan 15 2013
  • To heavy fusible web used

    I used a fusible web recently for a baby quilt I am making, and it is so stiff that I cannot hand or machine stitch through or on it. Does anyone know any way to save this quilt? I fused the entire pattern on the quilt before trying to stitch it. Some places are 3 layers thick!
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by DEBORAHW-5 on Fri, Jan 4 2013
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