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  1. My own personal "Legacy" Quilt --- Not a Dear Jane, but my 'Dear Jenn'

    by , 03-25-2013 at 07:12 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by JenniePenny View Post
    This quilt is comprised of 99 blocks that finish at 4". I have always loved the Dear Jane quilts and admired them for all the dedication, skill, patience, and love that goes into each and every block. As much as I love looking at them, I didn't have a strong desire to make one. I wanted something a little different - my own blocks that I could pick out myself.
    So this quilt evolved, into something like a biography, something like a charm bracelet, something I could immerse myself
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  2. QAYG Flip N Sew With Pictures

    by , 03-24-2013 at 09:07 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by gigigray032447 View Post
    I mostly piece 40x60 tops for cancer patients. And I got really tired of the look of tied quilts so this winter I tried QAYG, sewing the quilting seam at the same time I sewed my rows together. I don't know how to post words with the correct picture so I hope you can follow along.

    1. I sew my individual blocks into rows, but don't sew the rows into one top. Generally I like my blocks to be 6-7 inches. I realize there is no vertical quilting lines using this method, but me and others
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  3. QAYG Flip N Sew With Pictures

    by , 03-24-2013 at 09:05 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by judylg View Post
    Looks great, another way to quilt and I like it. Thanks so much.
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  4. Text and pictures.

    by , 03-20-2013 at 08:20 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
    type your intro story and hit enter once or twice. then, when placing your picture into the thread, use the icon that looks like a picture frame with the tree. then hit the enter key once or twice and continue typing. then hit the enter key again to place the next picture on the next line. continue this way until you have your picture story finished.
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  5. Redwork question

    by , 03-16-2013 at 02:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by dottiequilts View Post
    I teach hand embroidery at our local quilt store in Clinton, Wi. and the absolute best thing to use is pellon SF101. It is a fusible apparel interfacing that looks like a fine muslin when iron onto the fabric. Don't iron it on until after you have traced the embroidery design. This stuff doesn't gum up the needle or offer any resistance. It hides all those little threads. Our shop carries it, but I originally found it at JoAnn's and bought a whole bolt after using it for a project. I always
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