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  1. Adding borders

    by , 08-17-2012 at 07:08 AM
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    Using the same sandwiching technique I used to make the squares, I cut my top borders to my finished size adding in the 1/4 inch seam allowance. I cut my batting at least half an inch larger then my top borders. I cut the back pieces almost the same size the my batting. I used spray basting adhesive. I lightly heat pressed the backing onto the batting first then I flipped over the unit and sprayed the batting with adhesive and then gently rolled my top
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  2. ELMER's Glue Experiment Trial #1

    by , 08-09-2012 at 08:57 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post

    Glue Experiment Trial #1

    My August Block of the Month is ready to quilt into a QAYG square.
    #1 - I am test using Elmer's liquid glue to baste the top and bottom squares to the batting prior to quilting.

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    #2 - I didn't have one of those needle tips that help you keep you glue line consistent and thin. I tried though to spread a small even line of glue around the edges of the back of my top piece. You can see where a
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  3. Part IV Attaching Rows

    by , 08-07-2012 at 03:00 PM
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    I will give ya' all a few days to digest all of the row attaching, while I am working on attaching a four inch sashing all the way around my rows. Exciting Huh
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  4. Part III of Attaching Rows

    by , 08-07-2012 at 02:59 PM
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    Continuation from Part II Attaching Rows

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    See Part IV of Attaching Rows for continuation
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  5. Part II of Attaching Rows

    by , 08-07-2012 at 02:58 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post
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  6. Part I of Attaching Rows

    by , 08-07-2012 at 02:10 PM
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  7. ATTACHING THE UNITS Part II

    by , 08-05-2012 at 01:41 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post
    Now we are ready to attach the first unit to the second. Lay the blocks right sides together. At this point just the top layer of the sashing is going to get sewn to the second quilted block using a quarter inch seam. The back piece of folded sashing should be finger pressed out of the way. Make sure all your edges line up.

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  8. Attaching the units Part I

    by , 08-05-2012 at 01:40 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post
    Going to share a problem with you that I ran into on my first attempt of attaching squares on my other BOM quilt. One of my squares that I quilted the top squared pulled in some because I forgot lengthen my machine stitch for quilting instead I had been doing PP and I was using smaller stitching. So I figured if I went a head an squared up the block to match the other blocks at 12.5 I would be ok. Now I had about a 1/4 of an inch batting showing all the way around a few places a tad bit more in
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  9. DISCUSSION QUESTION in POST #121

    by , 08-04-2012 at 11:11 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post

    In reply to the Discussion Question in Post #121

    Regarding the question about the block already quilted and would you use it in a quilt and cut it down or how would you solve the problem. I might make some smaller blocks to fill in so the other blocks would come out the same size as the larger block. Or cut the larger block down and stitch around the edge after it is cut. A third way would be to add borders to the smaller blocks so they were the same size as the bigger block.
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  10. Preparing you Sashing Strips.

    by , 08-03-2012 at 10:39 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post
    So at this point my twelve blocks are all quilted and squared up to the exact same size.


    SEW Let's get started.

    For this method with the understanding you are using all 1/4" seams. Your TOP sashing strip will be 1 inch wide and the length will be the same as your block length.

    EXAMPLE: Ssnare is using 9 inch top blocks. Now as long as no wonkiness happened along the way that required her to trim her blocks under the 9 X 9 squares; the width
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