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« on: May 08, 2010 10:32:22 PM »

I'm pretty new to any type of quilting - I've only ever done small wall pieces. This is one I did for the Crafty Detective Swap. One thing I learned doing this small quilt is how difficult it can be to match seams when working with multiple squares. Do you sew them together into a bunch of 4-squares or sew one full long row together then sew that to another long row? I think the answer is NOT sewing long rows together  Lips sealed Live and Learn, then (in my case) go back to paper piecing!


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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2010 12:15:04 AM »

I la la love it!

They'll say just let her crash and burn she'll learn
The attention just encourages her
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2010 07:44:02 AM »

The results are great! It looks like it would make an excellent front to a cushion.
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2010 09:09:29 PM »

hahaha!  awesome!
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2010 11:02:07 PM »

Looks cool!!  Grin

But actually I'm working on a pixel quilt too, I just finished the top recently and getting ready to pin and quilt it, but I sewed row by row and it worked out great for me.   Why didn't you like it?
Ohh and mine is gonna be like twin/full size

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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2010 04:35:37 PM »

This is great! It would be perfect for my "game" room!
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2010 08:39:34 PM »

I've had that problem too matching all those squares up.  Now whenever I do a quilt like that I mark all the squares in the exact dimension the block is supposed to be.  if the final block is supposed to be 3.5 inches I use a ruler and then mark where the quarter inch seam should be with a little dot.  I do this on all four corners (which I know is a time consuming pain in the rear) but worth it when the squares come out really nicely.
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