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Thread: "Fake away"-Quilt

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    Congratulations on a good job done! I would say "hello" to you in Fin, but I can only say the words, sure can't spell them.
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    A good boys quilt that I'm sure will be used and loved
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    Great job. Love the embroidery. Thanks for posting.

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    Congratulations on your new nephew! I know he will enjoy his beautiful new quilt! Great job, and I have never thought about embroidering on, or backing fleece!

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    Great job and great quilt. I tried embroidering on fleece but that didn't turn out that well! Have to try again I guess.
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    Oh congrats Uncle...Love the blanky

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    Great job on the quilt. I hope your new nephew loves it, it certainly looks soft and cozy.

    Could you share a bit more info about your batting choice?
    "padding is a filtermat used in shipyard painting halls.
    It´s 3-times cheeper than a padding they sell at fabricstores here in finland, and quality is 2 times better...
    Allergy-free and washable in high degrees."
    Is it a needle punched wool felt by any chance?
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    Great job on your quilt. It will be perfect for the new baby boy.

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    You did a fantastic job. Congratulations on the new addition to your BIL's family.

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    Both this teriffic quilt and a little boy will have a home! Wonderful.
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    Congratulations on the new family member. A nice soft, warm quilt made by a loving uncle is a special welcome present!

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    TJ great job, love the embroidery!
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    I found out that a sharp new needle (I change it ~every 200 000 stitches) and tearable backing (I use 2 layers), are very important, I also use silicon spray lightly during stiching. I glue my sandwich with 3M sticker spray and my needles never come messy...I think most mportant point is that your work doesn´t stretch up and down like a drumskin...Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by aeble View Post
    Great job on the quilt. I hope your new nephew loves it, it certainly looks soft and cozy.

    Could you share a bit more info about your batting choice?
    "padding is a filtermat used in shipyard painting halls.
    It´s 3-times cheeper than a padding they sell at fabricstores here in finland, and quality is 2 times better...
    Allergy-free and washable in high degrees."
    Is it a needle punched wool felt by any chance?
    It´s not that stuff...much more voluminous. Synthetic fibre called "Synsafe"...
    It is used also in auto/car painting shops as a wall and roof filter, ask from there or some other industrial painting company where they buy it.
    Here in Finland this import-company was happy to hear how I use their goods. I gave them a "warning" that in few weeks after my shopping they shall get a long line of quilters waiting for this material...be prepared!
    It is synthetic fibre and it´s sold in rolls: 78,74 inches X 1 574,80 inches (6,56 feet X 131,23 feet) and thickness is 0,79 inches. I use two different textures, rough (blue and white) and smoother (white).Name:  filter1.jpg
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    I found out that a sharp new needle (I change it ~every 200 000 stitches) and tearable backing (I use 2 layers), are very important, I also use silicon spray lightly during stiching. I glue my sandwich with 3M sticker spray and my needles never come messy...I think most mportant point is that your work doesn´t stretch up and down like a drumskin...Good luck!

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    Looks all cuddly and warm! Great job on the embroidery!
    That new baby will love it!

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