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Thread: Paperdoll Quilt

  1. #76
    Senior Member violetsfarm's Avatar
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    Aug 2010
    Originally Oklahoma
    LindaaJR - Thank you for the compliment, the fabric is still available I believe at "Keepsake Quilting". Violet

  2. #77
    Senior Member violetsfarm's Avatar
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    Aug 2010
    Originally Oklahoma
    I have had some questions regarding the quilt pattern. I took part of a pattern from McCall's Quick Quilts July 2008 called Susan's Stash and later found a pattern from McCall's Quick Quilts March 2009 called Dolly's Day Out. Violet

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  3. #78
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    Jul 2012
    Quote Originally Posted by violetsfarm View Post
    I made the Paperdoll Quilt for my granddaughter Grace.

    In attaching the dolls I used applique. I first made an oval out of cardstock. I cut the dolls out allowing for the seam allowance.
    I used the "heat bond" on the wrong side of the doll fabric and basted the doll fabric around the cardstock pressed the edges. I then removed the cardstock, pressed the doll to my quilt block. I use a zig zag stitch 1.5 to tack down the dolls to the quilt block. I don't like raw edge applique as well.
    The little quilt itself is from a magazine pattern I found which is supposed to look like a curio cabinet. After putting a hanging sleeve on the back, I thought my granddaughter could hang the quilt down low on the wall so she could play with the paper dolls.
    The clothing has been cut out after pressing "heat bond" and attached to a stiff felt. I sent her a box of "glue dots" to hold the dresses onto the dolls.
    I also made a tote with 4 dolls in the same manner. It has pockets inside and zips. I thought she could take this along in the car.

    Paper doll quilt
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    Quilt Label
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    A little tote to take the dolls along
    Attachment 181194
    Can you tell me what magazine you got this pattern out of? I would so love to make for my granddaughter. thanks.

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    Power Poster Mariposa's Avatar
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    Jul 2010
    Eastern Washington
    Sweet projects! Neat to see all that you've done with the paper dolls. Thanks for sharing!
    Be a blessing to others, as you may entertain angels unaware!

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    Magnolia, KY
    Oh my goodness that is so precious!
    Pam Riggs

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    Keller, TX
    Adorable gift from Grandma!

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