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Old 01-29-2019, 09:12 AM
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I want to try miniature quilts and would appreciate any tips on web sites or tutorials on that subject. Thanks for any tips you can tell me about.
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Old 01-29-2019, 09:36 AM
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for starters: Kathleen Tracy's Small Quilt Lovers group on Facebook

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Old 01-29-2019, 10:13 AM
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If you want to do true miniatures with lots of tiny pieces, they are usually sewn with 1/8 seam allowances.
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Old 01-29-2019, 11:32 AM
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Make sure you press your seams open .............. trust me that will help make the pieces lay flatter, not much bulk where seams will intersect.
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Old 01-29-2019, 07:49 PM
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AQS recently has a feature on their blog site about mini's and a tip sheet--it was right around Christmas.
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shorten your stitch length
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Press the seams open and use best press.
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Old 02-04-2019, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Liz92B View Post
for starters: Kathleen Tracy's Small Quilt Lovers group on Facebook
She also has a yahoo group you can join, love all of her books, very helpful. Love the civil war fabrics!
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Old 02-05-2019, 12:28 AM
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If your quilt patterns include Foundation Paper Piecing invest in an "Add an Eighth" ruler. It is so much nicer for miniature work.
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