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« on: January 02, 2009 05:51:27 PM »

I made two quilts for Christmas gifts ...





If you look close at the second one you can see how the iron on backing on the brown circles peeled up when I washed it.  Any ideas what I did wrong?  On the package for the iron on stuff it said that it was machine washable.  It also said I didn't need to sew around the edges....I guess I should have though.
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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2009 05:55:26 AM »

They are very pretty!

I'm not sure you did anything wrong re the iron-on stuff - I have found that no matter what I do with that stuff, it doesn't last through washes.  Sewing over it is always a good idea.  Can you still sew the circles on?  They look so nice on the quilt!
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2009 02:58:34 AM »

I would definitely sew the circles down.  Just do a blanket stitch around them. 

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« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2009 06:39:18 PM »

i really like them. the colours of the first one really stand out, but i love the design of the second Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2009 07:43:56 PM »

Very nice!  I like the design on the second, but I LOVE the colors and design on the first.  How long did they take you?
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