Purple Scrappy Hunter's Star

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by , 07-16-2012 at 04:23 AM (4158 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by woody View Post
I found out last week that my sister in law was in hospital, so last Sunday night I cut out the quilt, and I finished it today. I will mail it to her tomorrow. I used all the leftover purple fabric I had from another quilt plus a couple of extras. Her grandson's name is Hunter so I thought the pattern was very appropriate To save time I thought I would attach the binding both front and back by machine,using a decorative stitch, I'm really not thrilled with the way it turned out, it seaems to have made the binding feel stiff. I think I will stick to sewing it on by hand from now on.
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  1. piepatch's Avatar
    Your quilt is very pretty, and your SIL should be very proud of it!
  2. jduchesneau's Avatar
    That is very beautiful! What a thoughtful gift.
  3. norwalkgma's Avatar
    maybe a longer stitch length for the top stitching would be less stiff. I too generally machine sew binding to front of quilt and hand sew binding on the back to finish and have great results. But, have done the entire binding on machine as you describe and didn't notice stiffness.

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