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Need help to solve a big mistake!!

Old 05-04-2011, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by PurplePassion
I wouldn't use those blocks . I would make new ones.
Most of the time kits do not give you any "extra" fabric
(I think they should!!) so making new ones might not be an option.
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Old 05-04-2011, 11:56 AM
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quote=Brynn]Learn to applique! :D If she can find a small shape or something that would work with the quilt she can expand her horizons while fixing her oopsie.[/quote]

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Old 05-04-2011, 01:08 PM
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What about an applique to coordinate with the letter closest to the cut? You might have to add others (appliques) elsewhere on the quilt to visually balance it. There's always a plan B! Hope you post it when it's finished.
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Old 05-04-2011, 06:06 PM
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she could repair them by putting some fabric behind the cut and then hand sew or zigzag over the cuts with matching thread.
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Old 05-04-2011, 09:24 PM
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I did something similar during a badly timed seizure. I was working on a Daisy quilt, so I found a bumble bee applique to cover the slice.
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Old 05-04-2011, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Dizzydene
she could repair them by putting some fabric behind the cut and then hand sew or zigzag over the cuts with matching thread.
I did this on a small area on my daughter's quilt when I goofed on one of the squares and so far it is working out well. You wouldn't notice it if you weren't looking for it. Good luck!
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Old 05-05-2011, 07:02 AM
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Originally Posted by grma33
applique over them.
I agree :thumbup:
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Old 05-05-2011, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by bearisgray
That definitely is a big OOPS. (I probably would have muttered a few more vulgar words about then . . . . )

Good suggestions given.

Good idea to get the cut edges as close together and stabilized with something behind the cuts - and then she will have to use her creativity to cover the cuts - if she does appliques - she could scatter a few more over the top to make it look intentional -
Ditto! Sorry for the mishap. But, it can be "fixed."
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Old 05-10-2011, 06:02 AM
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I got a tube of stuff at Wal Mart that bonds a seam together. It may just work on those tiny slits, It is expensive about 10.00. You put it on and let it dry and it permanent.
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Old 05-10-2011, 06:05 AM
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Maybe make letters of the child's name and applique them all over so it looks intentional and child can find letters of it's own name when old enough.
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