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Thread: DH's new winter quilt

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    I made the quilt "just because". Before i got the top finished, DH announced that it was for him, which is OK. He ONLY had 3 others, after all, since he gave the first one to a neighbor with pneumonia. Then he saw some of the quilting here and decided he wanted thick batting, to show off the stitching I usually do. Then he took some of the money from his yard sale and bought me a Janome 6600, so he wanted fancy stitching on all of the arcs. Then he worried that it might not be warm enough (This is a guy who had me make him a heavy wool jump suit and was only ever able to wear it for about 10 minutes because he is always hot.). I had to use heavy corderoy for the backing. This quilt weighs a ton. It was difficult to quilt and impossible to hang where I usually hang quilts to shoot them. The pictures are not what they should be. I hope you can see them OK.

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    Looks really nice

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    thank you.

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    It's beautiful! Sounds like you need to just say "Uh-huh" and then do what you really know is the right thing to do! If he still gets cold, throw on another quilt!

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    Very pretty!! Gosh ... what kind of thread do you use to quilt through heavy batting and corduroy backing? Worsted weight? :)

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    I jst used my regular weight signature thread.Iwas really tired after each quilting session.

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    very nice

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    Janome 6600 was probably worth the hard work! beautiful quilt

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    It looks great. You did a great job

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    Very nice. Did you paper piece it?

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