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« on: November 08, 2006 07:07:34 PM »

I've been trying to incorporate quilting into smaller projects, so i've been trying to work on at least two new things a week. This is a mini quilt, with a pocket on the back for a pillow. This is the first time i hand sewed the binding, and i'm in love with it. I wish i had hand sewed the binding on all of my big quilts instead of taking the easy way out. Oh well i'll know for next time. Anyways here are the pictures...

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I used a charm pack from moda's cornucopia line, and coordinating fabrics for backing and binding!
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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2006 07:09:52 PM »

That is so cute!  I like how you did the buttons on the back - makes it extra cute.
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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2006 07:11:49 PM »

oooh I WANT one! *blows dust off sewing machine*

uh.. Anyone wanna thread it for me?! Grin
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2006 07:12:22 PM »

haha, sure, i'll be right over to thread it!
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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2006 07:17:42 PM »

I haven't figured out binding yet.  It just seems so HARD to do!  So my quilts are cute, but no edges/bindings.  That makes me sad.
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« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2006 07:25:06 PM »

I think i may write up a little tutorial for how i did the binding, i've noticed there isn't one on the quilting board. The biding was really easy!
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« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2006 07:26:50 PM »

I have to confess I never looked for a tutorial - it intimidates me!  But it is cute!
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« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2006 08:48:34 PM »

Wow! I really love the style and colors! How beautiful. The buttons are a really nice touch.
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« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2006 07:19:56 AM »

It looks really great.  The way you did the quilting really makes the design.
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« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2006 04:23:48 PM »

and because i felt like it.... another pillow to match!

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