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Can anyone send me in the right direction

Old 04-27-2012, 03:29 PM
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I am making a signature quilt for me nephew for there wedding. I have seen where people have turn a photo into a quilt. I think it would be so cool to include a picture of Ryan and Jenn on the quilt top.

It would have to be a easy one because I've never done it before. any ideas ?? Where would I find directions on how to even do it.
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:35 PM
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Hi Debbie,
All you need is some photo printing fabric, available at most fabric stores or your local quilt shop, a good home printer, and lots of patience. There are very clear directions with the photo paper so you shouldn't have any problems.

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There are washable ones and non washable so be sure to get the ones that will wash. I got the wrong ones once and when I washed it there was no picture. Learned from my mistake.
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:26 PM
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You can use a normal injet printer or a photo printer -- you don't print in photo mode but in the best print mode. Printed Treasures is a great fabric for printing because the fabric has a good hand. I have not used the EQ fabric, but some folks I know swear by it. Be sure and follow the directions -- some of the fabric is to be rinsed first then you can iron it as usual and some fabric needs to be heat set, then rinsed then ironed again. I have done a number of quilts and labels with printed pictures going back 10 years (when all I could get was the June Taylor stuff) and they do hold the color well.
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Old 04-27-2012, 05:28 PM
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I have used the EQ printable fabric with good results. There is also a product called Bubble Jet Set to make your own fabric.
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:58 PM
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I made this quilt with the EQ printable papers. Very easy to use. I think the Printed Treasures is more available in shops. I got the EQ papers somewhere off the internet.

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