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bury knots or backstitch?

Old 01-27-2016, 03:04 PM
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When you machine quilt, do you knot your threads and bury the knot or do you discreetly take a couple of stitches in place (or backstitch) to lock your stitching in place?
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:11 PM
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I do both - what the quilt is for determines which one I do.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:17 PM
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Knot my threads and bury with an easy thread needle.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:31 PM
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I back stitch.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:53 PM
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I backstitch everything.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Tartan View Post
Knot my threads and bury with an easy thread needle.
This is what I do too.
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I knot and bury all my threads unless they are finished into the very edge of the quilt. Like I am putting a sash on a quilt and I start at the top of the sash quilting and when I get to the end, I back stitch otherwise on the rest on the body of the quilt when I am quilting.
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Old 01-27-2016, 04:02 PM
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Back stitch or start with very small stitches.
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Old 01-27-2016, 04:20 PM
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Hand stitching I bury, machine, I backstitch.
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Old 01-27-2016, 04:56 PM
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I backstitch. I often make it into a series of circles. I only FMQ so it fits in.
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