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« on: December 12, 2010 01:30:39 PM »

I'm new to quilting and am making my first real quilt.  I messed around with precut quilt blocks before, but right now I am making a "crazy quiilt".  I guess you could call it that.  I wondered if anyone had any ideas about tips for when you sew on new quilt blocks to a large piece of fabric - your main blanket.  For me, it gets messy.  Thanks for any input you can give.

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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2010 08:08:44 PM »

What technique are you using? There's so many different ways to do a crazy quilt. Are you stitching and flipping or foundation piecing or ??
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« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2010 11:46:02 AM »

It's just a quilt sewn sort of haphazardly.  I've never quilted before.  I just don't know how to handle it now that it's getting bigger.  Do you sew the blocks first, then sew them onto the rest of the quilt, or should you just keep the blocks intact as you sew?   Huh
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« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2010 01:21:44 PM »

You can do whatever is easiest for you. Typically you would create your blocks, sew them into rows, and then sew the rows together.
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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2011 05:46:06 PM »

Hey! I'm new on craftser... this is my very first post!

I thought I'd share my first quilt experience... it's still is progress... I've finish sewing all the little squares together. It's about a king size quilt and it got a little out of hand. I've been putting the project on hold because I'm a little worried about getting the batting and back of the quilt right. I'm hoping that I can gain some advice and courage thru some helpful posts.

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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2011 06:16:35 PM »

Hey! I'm new on craftser... this is my very first post!

I thought I'd share my first quilt experience... it's still is progress... I've finish sewing all the little squares together. It's about a king size quilt and it got a little out of hand. I've been putting the project on hold because I'm a little worried about getting the batting and back of the quilt right. I'm hoping that I can gain some advice and courage thru some helpful posts.



Welcome to Craftster! Wow a king sized for your first quilt! Go you!
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« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2011 06:04:08 PM »

I made a video for beginners not too long ago...i realize this might be a bit late in response, but I hope this helps


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HDohN12QKM

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