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    Junior Member rubia's Avatar
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    Success and a question

    This is my first free hand free motion quilting attempt. I didn't trace the pattern - I decided to just go for it. Not perfect but I'm pleased!



    Also, I'm using a double needle for the first time. I want to do a single straight stitch using the double needle. Is this what the back should look like? I'm not sure I like the back.

    Sharon from Winchester

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    It will zig zag on the back, but the threads there look a bit too loose, so it stands out more.
    Lenette

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    My first attempt at FMQ wasn't nearly as good as yours! Kudos!

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    The backing will always be a ladder effect because you have 2 top threads using the 1 bobbin thread.
    Good job on the FMQ !

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    FMQ with a double needle? I've never done that. the stitches on the back will always look double so to speak.
    Interesting.

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    I like the idea of using a double needle....I have done it several times, but always on wall hangings, so really nobody but me sees the back.
    Penny aka PLS 1946

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    Great job, always take a chance, and we learn something new
    Have a Blessed day
    Ellen

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    sew Cute
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    Much better, ok, a lot better, than my first attempt!!! LOL
    Great job!!!

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    Nice FMQ. And yes the back is zig zagged when using the double needle.
    Helen T.

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