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Topic: First quilt! [Disney Doll Quilt]  (Read 3048 times)
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« on: May 21, 2013 02:44:08 PM »

I'm so excited! I made my first quilt! It's a doll quilt and I used this tutorial from sewmamasew.

It was very easy and fun to do! I have alot of Disney fabric, so I thought I would use some of my stash. I haven't quilted before, and it was fun.  I did stitch in the ditch machine quilting.

I think I might try one with a different pattern for the next one.
Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2013 02:55:58 PM »

That is very cute!! Way to go! I have never done any machine quilting before; any advice for a first time machine quilter?
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2013 03:30:42 PM »

Very cute! Wonderful beginner pattern to use!

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« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2013 04:21:28 PM »

That is very cute!! Way to go! I have never done any machine quilting before; any advice for a first time machine quilter?

Thanks! I would say, take it slow and read all the instructions. I did iron when it said to and that helped. I also made sure I didn't try to take any shortcuts.  I pinned with lots of safety pins.
I wasn't able to line up all my stitches directly "in the ditch", but I tried.
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2013 04:33:51 PM »

Thanks for the tips! I am getting ready to start a baby quilt for a new neice.
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2013 05:41:15 PM »

Lovely quilt.
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