Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17

Thread: new at quilting

  1. #1
    Senior Member cashmommy11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    church hill,tn
    Posts
    576
    made a queen size quilt top using country patchwork pieces pattern#209 attic windows..i see that i have made a few oop''s on the way.. like puckers is there anything i can do to fix it or does it look ok.. have not quilted it yet.but will be doing so in the next few day thank you for all your help
    Attached Images Attached Images Click to view large image 

  2. #2
    Google Goddess craftybear's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Central Indiana (USA)
    Posts
    31,246
    Blog Entries
    194
    Wow, love your quilt!

  3. #3
    Senior Member bodie358's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    California
    Posts
    406
    Nice quilt! Hopefully someone with more experience will come along and discuss the puckers with you.

  4. #4
    paintedquilt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    4,705
    Very nice work :thumbup:

  5. #5
    Super Member Candace's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Outer Space
    Posts
    9,541
    Have you ironed the quilt yet? You should try to get it as flat as possible. As the quilting will only enhance any puckers.

  6. #6
    Super Member raptureready's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    5,305
    I'd try Mary Ellens Best and try to press out any puckers as best I could. But unless you plan on entering it in a contest, quilt it and enjoy it. Pretty big project for a newbie---congratulations. My first one was a doll quilt.

  7. #7
    Power Poster Jingle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Outside St. Louis
    Posts
    23,836
    Do free motion quilting, wash and dry it and I bet you won't even notice them. FMQ gives a puckery look to smooth quilts. Make big fmq. It will look great!!!

  8. #8
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    5,841
    Blog Entries
    1
    what puckers?! lol! like everyone else said..press it with starch. (don't try to "iron" it,back and forth,it will make it worse)
    it is beautiful and a heck of a first quilt..mine was a rag quilt...after i knocked out about 10 of them, i came out of the box, and started piecing!

    You go girl!

  9. #9
    Super Member Oklahoma Suzie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Home town: Rehoboth, MA Now living in OK
    Posts
    7,847
    nice job

  10. #10
    Senior Member cashmommy11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    church hill,tn
    Posts
    576
    thank you all . you have made me feel much better about this ...

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.