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Thread: can you somehow quilt each square

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    Member quilterwanabe7's Avatar
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    as you go along? I would love to work on a square at a time and hand quilt it and then sew it together?
    any ideas? thanx :)

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    Search the board for the qayg patterns (quilt as you go), you can also check on-line for patterns.

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    There are examples in the tutorials.

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    AGree with finding lots of patterns...quilt as you go...Even if you want to do a different block than you find in a pattern or tute, use their technique for doing seams and do your own blocks.

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    you make the batting the same size as the block. the backing, whatever you choose to use, should be 2 inchesl arger. or measure 1 inch larger on all 4 sides. (the make a ruler for this i think it is called the batting buddy, i think) then you quilt each piece, then join the squares when done. i did a quilt this way a few years ago..i will try to find the pictures of the steps..i may have them on webshots. here is the quilt i made..although it is a string quilt, same idea..

    "Flip and stitch" same as QAYG
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    Found it..i hope it is clear enough for you to understand. i am not that great at doing tutorials!

    http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/...garden&start=0

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    Do a Google search on Georgia Bonesteel. She has at least 2 books out on quilt as you go. She's the 'expert', so to speak.

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    thank you looks just like what I was looking for
    the main thing is figuring out how to sew them together\
    so wish me luck
    thanx again :lol:

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    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-52698-1.htm

    Here is a good tute the Deb wrote.

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    See if you can find this book on one of the interrnet sites or at the local library

    Quilt As You Go second edition
    by Sandra Millett

    copyright 1994

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