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  • 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
  • Opinions Requested

    I have been working on a Wonky Log Cabin lap quilt, done in black, off white, and shades of grays. The blocks will finish at 12", which will make this top 36" square. I need to get the lap quilt to at least 40" square, but I do not want to add any blocks. Nor do I think I want to add sashing...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by MaxNTopeka on Wed, Mar 7 2012
  • Small Value Die (AccuQuilt)

    I need to cut the 2 1/2 inch triangles on the small value die, which is in the middle of the 4 inch and 2 inch square. That is the only one I need to cut. Anyone have any tips/advice on how best to do this?
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Debbie on Fri, Feb 10 2012
  • Is it considered a "Quilt" if...

    Just recently, I had a discussion with a die hard handquilter who said to me, that if I tied the quilts that I am making for my grandchildren for Christmas, that it isnt considered a "real quilt". That if you "tie" your quilt it is really considered a comforter....what is the consensus...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by cviens on Thu, Nov 17 2011
  • Has anyone used Block Party Studios panels in their quilts?

    I have an Irish Blessings panel from block party studios. It has 3 panels...2 are actually 8 1/2" squares and one is like 14x18 I think. I would like to make a 'quick quilt' for a wedding at the end of October and include these panels. I am usually pretty good at coming up with a pattern...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Joy on Wed, Sep 28 2011
  • great grandma's quilt tops

    My mother-in law has given me some quilt tops made by her mother. They have not been quilted. They were made some time ago, hand stitched using what looks like #10 embroidery thread. The fabric came from sacks chicken feed came in and pieces of old shirts and skirts. She would have made them in the 1940s...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Teresa J Boyles on Mon, Aug 29 2011
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