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Thread: Book 501 Quilting Motifs

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    Senior Member mtngrl's Avatar
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    Smile Book 501 Quilting Motifs

    After a couple of years of dithering about it, I finally ordered this book. It is great. I have trouble deciding what my quilting motif should be and then - where would I find it anyway?? Each motif shows various ways it can be used. I am more than satisfied with my purchase
    "An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail." Edwin Land

    Blessings! Ruth

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    Agreed! I purchased the book a few weeks ago and have already used multiple motifs.

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    I am so glad you posted your comments on the book. I have been thinking about purchasing that book. Now I think I will give it to myself for Christmas. It sounds like exactly what I need. Thanks!

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    I am wondering how you transfer the motif to you quilt.

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    The book suggests templates or a light box.
    "An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail." Edwin Land

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    I use Golden Threads tracing paper and pin or spot glue it onto the quilt top after it is layered. In one case I was able to trace the motif directly onto the quilt top before layering but I found that to be a little more difficult and labor intensive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JulieR View Post
    I use Golden Threads tracing paper and pin or spot glue it onto the quilt top after it is layered. In one case I was able to trace the motif directly onto the quilt top before layering but I found that to be a little more difficult and labor intensive.
    Do you hand or machine quilt with the paper?
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    I bought the book and haven't used the patterns yet but I will one of these days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtngrl View Post
    Do you hand or machine quilt with the paper?
    I machine quilt with it. If I were hand quilting I would probably transfer the motifs to the top before layering and bypass the paper. I'd also look for a tracing/transfer paper you can use that would still make eraseable lines. I feel like I've seen it before, but I could just be crazy.

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    Thanks JulieR
    "An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail." Edwin Land

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