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Thread: Two questions for the experts!

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    Super Member SuziC's Avatar
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    Which type of machine quilting is your favorite? And have you ever used the paper sheets that lay on top of the quilt to do machine quilting?

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    I usually cross hatch.
    I've never used the papers

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    I've not tried the sheets....maybe someday.I like painters blue tape for cross hatch or any straight lines.

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    I have used foundation paper when the design is my own sketch.

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    I don;t have any particular type of quilting I expecially like but I have used the paper that is marked to quilting on the boder and it worked well

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    I have used water-soluable Sulky stabalizer for feathered wreaths and the like. You must use a permanent marker for drawing the design and be willing to wash the quilt when finished. Worked like a charm!!! Make sure you cut your stabalizer big enough to pin around the design so that you don't have to mess with the pins.

    At first I was hesitant to use a Sharpie - what if, when I washed it, the ink ruined the quilt? Never fear, the ink goes down the drain. Permanent marker because the other kind of markers will dissolve the stabalizer - duh! I'm getting more & more stubborn in my older age!

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    i free hand everything. i have used panto's, stencils, marked patterns, but when it comes right down to it...i prefer to just turn on the machine, take hold of the handle bars and start sewing...i let the quilt decide how it should be quilted, not start with a pre-determined plan

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    I have used the old fashioned onion skin carbon paper to print chained leaf pattern on with my printer & then pinned them to my quilt - stitching pattern on paper to quilt & then tearing paper away.

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    I use golden threads quilting paper when I can't mark the quilt itself.

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    I have tried the golden threads paper and must not know how to use it properly because it didn't work for me. I do better marking directly on my quilt (after testing with the marking tool on a scrap to see if it will come out) or just winging it!

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