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Old 09-10-2011, 11:29 AM
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Here are a couple of pictures of some mini quilts that were on display at the Pacific West Quilt show a few weeks ago. I was using my phone, so the photos are really bad. But get a gander at that tiny hand quilting and piecing! Those are for real.
I'm going to have to ask a real stupid question.

how do they sew the seams?
With great difficulty.LOL
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Old 09-10-2011, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by GrannieAnnie
Originally Posted by Kas
Here are a couple of pictures of some mini quilts that were on display at the Pacific West Quilt show a few weeks ago. I was using my phone, so the photos are really bad. But get a gander at that tiny hand quilting and piecing! Those are for real.
I'm going to have to ask a real stupid question.

how do they sew the seams?
I collected Miniature Quilts magazine for years and read them all (never yet made one!) but I remember a tip.....I think they sew 1/4" seams and then trim them down to 1/8"......OR they sew the block bigger and then trim it down.
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Old 09-10-2011, 11:59 AM
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Wow, that is beautiful, I love mini quilts!
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Old 09-10-2011, 01:30 PM
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those poor women's eyesight, the quilts are a true work or art
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Old 09-10-2011, 01:35 PM
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I love tiny quilts, not sure I could see well enough to do one though...
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Old 09-10-2011, 01:49 PM
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Amazing!! How tiny!!
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Old 09-10-2011, 01:51 PM
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Oh my word.. and I love doing miniatures. Even I don't think I have the patience for that.. and I'm working on a quilt with 3/8" hexagons..
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Wow those are really amazing. I can barely see the hst let alone sew it
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Gorgeous but I don't think I would want to make it. Toooo small.
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Originally Posted by Kas
I was wondering if it was paper piecing. I forgot the lady's name! I want to say her last name was Collins, but I don't know. There was a whole wall of her works. I was kicking myself for not bringing the real camera, but it is just too heavy on my neck for that long.
Sally Collins :) I thought I recognized her work.
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