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Thread: just some things i've worked on

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    what is tying?
    how do you do it and why?

    what kind of pattern did you use, i especially love the pink cause i just LOVE pink :mrgreen:

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    Very pretty -- ALL of them!!! You did a great job!

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    tying is when you layer the quilt as usual for quilting but you take thread (I use 6 strands of embroidery floss) or yarn and tie the layers together - look at the smaller quilt - you will see yellow ties on it. this takes the place of the actual quilting. i do it if i need something done quickly. i prefer quilting but for a play quilt i wanted there before she is too old :) i decided to tie instead. all the others i'll hand quilt.

    this pattern in yellow brick road - almost done the right way - i do not like working with the pattern - for some reason i was not able to really follow the directions - maybe because i was in a hurry and i had two kids who needed my attention as i was doing them :)??? i much prefer turning twenty which is very similar.

    the blue one is my favorite, then the green, but i had the most fun with the pink/purple one. didn't have to buy ONE INCH of fabric - all of it was in my stash already!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thismomquilts
    tying is when you layer the quilt as usual for quilting but you take thread (I use 6 strands of embroidery floss) or yarn and tie the layers together - look at the smaller quilt - you will see yellow ties on it. this takes the place of the actual quilting. i do it if i need something done quickly. i prefer quilting but for a play quilt i wanted there before she is too old :) i decided to tie instead. all the others i'll hand quilt.

    this pattern in yellow brick road - almost done the right way - i do not like working with the pattern - for some reason i was not able to really follow the directions - maybe because i was in a hurry and i had two kids who needed my attention as i was doing them :)??? i much prefer turning twenty which is very similar.

    the blue one is my favorite, then the green, but i had the most fun with the pink/purple one. didn't have to buy ONE INCH of fabric - all of it was in my stash already!

    Would luv to learn it, i think you should take all ur pink stash with you home to me and teach me how to make one :lol:
    plz :wink:

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    Great job on them!

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    Good work!!!

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    Very nice! The pink is my favorite, I just love the colors together.

    Nothing wrong with tying your quilts! I used to tie all of mine. But I always seemed to stall when I got to that point. Since I discovered spray baste and a walking foot, my projects actually get finished in a much quicker timeframe!

    My next feat will be to try out Sharon Schamber's binding method...it sure looks really nice when finished! :D

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    So many colors and yet such wonderful quilts, every one. Pat yourself on the back, you did a great job.

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    Great quilts!! Love your fabrics.

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    thank you for all your nice comments. love to do this. now working on stepdaugthers quilts and then next will be one for my sister.

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