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« on: April 26, 2007 05:37:31 PM »

What thread tension do you use when quilting?  Should I use a short stitch or a long stitch?  I'm doing a paisley pattern on my quilt, and I'm not sure what type of stitch to use.  This will be the first time I actually quilt one of my quilts, the others I just pieced together, and I'm really afraid of messing it up.  Any advice will be great!  Thanks in advance.
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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2007 02:15:46 AM »

I have read to lengthen the stitch when quilting since it has to go throught the batting and looks shorter. Most books say to so a practice with the fabric and wadding that you are using as the puffiness of the wadding varies a lot.
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