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« on: March 19, 2006 06:09:00 PM »

So, I'm almost done with my first ever quilt.
It's got lots of flaws, but all in all, I'm pretty satisfied. It has given me an idea of how much work goes into a "real" quilt, with the piecing, and stitching.. Yes, it is all machine stitched, since I have very little patience these days..

This is the quilt in it's entirety (It's approximately 25"X30")


This is a close-up of the squares.


And, this is the back - I have sewn on the front of the binding, and pinned it. It just needs to be hand-stitched to the back.
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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2006 02:35:45 PM »

I love, love, love the colors. It's gorgeous!
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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2006 03:48:53 PM »

It's so bright and happy!! You've done a wonderful job on it!!
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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2006 04:52:27 PM »

that is fabric is awesome possum
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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2006 06:19:55 AM »

I love it.  I love the bright colors.
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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2006 06:46:15 AM »

Looks great!

But since you have "very little patience these days", why don't you machine sew the rest of the binding?
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« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2006 03:07:30 PM »

Looks great!

But since you have "very little patience these days", why don't you machine sew the rest of the binding?

Hmmm.. This sounds good, but I didn't know it was possible. I've used the Denyse Schmidt Quilts book, and she says that this part must be sewn by hand. What do I know?

I suppose I could machine quilt it, but since I didn't use wide enough binding, the binding strips are fairly tight across the front and back. I don't know if I could keep it in place while machine stitching it. (if that makes any sense).  Let me see what I can figure out...
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