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Other than hand or machine quilting, what have you done?

Other than hand or machine quilting, what have you done?

Old 05-22-2016, 09:53 AM
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I have tied about three quilts. I liked them but found them hard to do with my RA.
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Old 05-22-2016, 10:04 AM
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I have used buttons, tied the squares, I have used buttonhole stitch, I have embroidered the squares, and beaded the squares as well.
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Old 05-22-2016, 10:44 AM
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My machine allows me to select a decorative stitch and program it to sew only one and tie off. I have used this instead of tying a quilt.
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Old 05-22-2016, 11:22 AM
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I made a quilt years ago, that I tied with 1/8" polyester ribbons that I put "fray check" on the bows to keep them from untying. Made a darling baby quilt for my (now 40 year old) DD as a baby. I have considered trying it again on a "big stitch" quilt design, maybe with silk ribbon?
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Old 05-22-2016, 11:44 AM
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I have done embroidery with the center of a quilt all embroidery, and have received lots of compliments on the piece. Have done a quilt as you go and was fun. Can't think of other techniques off-hand, but have done several. Mariah
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Old 05-23-2016, 06:08 AM
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I made my son a T-shirt quilt from 53 of his H-D shirts, along with pockets from shirts, a H-D child's purse (after they outgrew it), H-D headbands, H-D organization emblems and filled in with pictures of him and his bikes. I topstitched around each of the individual blocks but when it came to quilting, i was at a loss for what to do. The quilt was about 90"x90" and quite heavy. I snipped all the Harley buttons from his other shirts and that is what I used to keep blocks in place and it added quite a unique feature to "My Baby Biker's" quilt.
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Old 05-23-2016, 06:26 AM
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Default other things i've done

Horses, cats, dogs.
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Old 05-23-2016, 03:50 PM
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I have used one of the decorative stitches to "tie" a quilt top....I only did it once....no reason 'cause I did like it. I've tied and used buttons too. Mostly, I like the serpentine stitch.
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Old 05-23-2016, 06:45 PM
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I've done a couple of tied quilts using worsted weight yarn
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Old 05-23-2016, 06:55 PM
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I began with Tying quilts with the church women for Lutheran World Relief quilts. I found some cotton warp at a rummage sale, which is used to make rugs. It works great for tying quilts and is easier to thread into a needle than yarn and is stronger than yarn.
I tried my hand at hand quilting but didn't enjoy that . I have had some quilted but cannot afford do have them all done. I do like to tie most of mine as they are softer and cuddly.
I have done hand embroidery for many years and enjoy that .
I have learned to do Hairpin Lace crochet One can do this while riding in a vehicle or even watching TV. I have made 8 afghans.
I also enjoy gardening LOVE HOSTAS.
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