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Thread: basting a new way

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    Senior Member Elsie's Avatar
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    this is my red and blue quilt i done the drunkard path the circle is applique on i am basting that on my twin bed got a table leaf under it so i can slide it back and forth i got two big boards 7 feet long to hold the back and the front and got my batting in between got this off of you tube using tatting threads

    this is the way i laid it out
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    you can see how i put the boards
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    close up on the basting
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    Love the way you have it laid out Elsie, what a great way to baste a quilt!
    Love the colors you choose!!
    And all that hand work is so wonderful!

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    thank you ninnie

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    This is probably what you're talking about. Changed my quilting productivity. I love it!

    http://www.sharonschambernetwork.com...our-Quilt.aspx

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    Great suggestion! I'll have to try that method on my next quilt, it'll save a lot of time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dkabasketlady
    Great suggestion! I'll have to try that method on my next quilt, it'll save a lot of time!

    saves the knees. I did everything on the floor prior to seeing this. Oh, and you can store the quilt sandwiches until you are ready to quilt them.

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    That is one nice quilt and you hand quilt?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DebraK
    This is probably what you're talking about. Changed my quilting productivity. I love it!

    http://www.sharonschambernetwork.com...our-Quilt.aspx
    yes she is the one i like it too it if fast and fun i doing this one on my bed cause my table is small

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    Senior Member Elsie's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by roseOfsharon
    That is one nice quilt and you hand quilt?
    no i hand applique the curve on i am going to machine quilt it in the ditch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elsie
    Quote Originally Posted by DebraK
    This is probably what you're talking about. Changed my quilting productivity. I love it!

    http://www.sharonschambernetwork.com...our-Quilt.aspx
    yes she is the one i like it too it if fast and fun i doing this one on my bed cause my table is small
    I never thought about the using the bed. Good idea!

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