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domesticated_sarah
« on: June 01, 2010 11:57:08 AM »

Finished my first quilting ( of the not rag quilt sort) project.  It's a wall hanging for my inlaws.  I am fairly happy with the end result but it's not perfect.  I noticed in a few areas that the quilting has caused the material to not lay flat.  Any suggestions on how to keep that from happing next time?  Also I have never done any binding so this was my first experance with that too.


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jericho
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2010 03:42:48 PM »

That's really pretty--kudos on your first quilting project! Your toes on the pictures make me tee-hee too! Cheesy
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roccstarr75
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2010 05:58:23 AM »

Really pretty!  I don't know how to get it to lay flat either, but this does seem to be an issue with projects this size.  I think all quilted things do this to a certain extent, its just not as noticeable on bed-quilt-size projects.  I love how in the 2nd pic you're scrunching up your toes, like your trying to keep them out of the pic!!!  Cute! 
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domesticated_sarah
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2010 10:50:10 AM »

Yeah I failed on the keeping of the toes out of the picture.  Next time I will paint them so they at least look good.
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meatless mama
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2010 12:40:48 PM »

I love, love, love the bird fabric you used!!




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domesticated_sarah
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2010 04:39:54 PM »

It's legacy called nestled in the branches I believe.
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