Old 06-18-2011, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by sew cornie
I like to handquilt when the house is very quiet - usually after the kids go to bed. TV gets distracting because I end up watching it and can go minutes on end without taking a stitch. I like the quiet when my mind can ponder the goings on of the day and organize my thoughts about the coming days. I also use the time to pray, especially for my family, but also for the quilt recipient. And because I sometimes handquilt late into the night, it's not uncommon for me to fall asleep midstitch and dream for a while. :lol:
Is quilting very different from small basting stitches?
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