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Thread: First attempt at stippling!

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    Super Member Shemjo's Avatar
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    I paper pieced the panda and wanted to try more machine quilting, sooooo..... I started stippling! That dern thing sticks! I had to adjust my speed, and it worked a tad better. This really is something you just have to practice! I have been attempting it in my head for a long time, but doing it is rather more difficult. I must say I am glad that I finally DID it. now it will be easier to do the next one!
    Also, most of my problem with attaching photos is with my dial up! :? I have dial up at home, and probably won't change until I HAVE to. When I go to wireless, it works like a charm! What a difference! (I can use wireless at work and it is so slick! Laptops are wonderful! :lol: )

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    Love your Panda!! And your stippling is great!! Keep up the good work!

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    He's so cute! I absolutely love it! I think I'm right with you. I'm going to give stippling a go here sometime soon.

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    Well, look at you! You did good!!!

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    Looking Good :thumbup: Keep up the great job
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    Wow, love your Panda, your confidence will grow the more you do, and relax is the best tip I can give you :wink: :D

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    what an awesome job and the panda is just adorable.

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    Wow that's your first try? Great work! Now it is eaier thatn you thought huh? Kind of like doodling. LOL. And the panda is adorable.

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    That is such a cute wallhanging! I think your stippling looks just fine. You are right in that the first one is tricky, but you'll find the next ones are easier.

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    Thank for all you comments! I don't know if I would have tried it so soon without all the encouragement from this board!
    I was inspired by a post I first noticed in December by Fancyfoot.
    The free pattern is from piecebynumber.com I enlarged the pattern so the block is about 12 by 12, and with borders is about 21 inches square. I enjoyed the panda so much I pieced 12 of them! I am finishing them slowly for gifts. I still have to do one for myself! AND they all have labels! :lol:

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    Looking good! See, it's not so hard. You made it look it easy.

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    Looking Good. Your panda is so cute!!!

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    That is adorable. Great job on stippling!

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    Looks good - I've been told practice, practice, practice! I'm glad that you tried, next time it will be that much easier!

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    Love the look of stippling. I have to try soon. still chicken but have to give it a go.

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    what a cute quilt.... :-)

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    Hey, you did good,girl! That's a FIRST attempt? Wow. Good job!

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    Great job! I love that!

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    You Go Girl!! :thumbup: :thumbup: Looks great!!!! :D

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    Cute quilt and your stippling is great. Good job.

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    Love your panda1 I'm on dial up also, so understand, drives me crazy!


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    Love the Panda, you did great on the paper piecing and stippling :D :D :D

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    Wonderful. You are free to move about the quilting machine.

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    Nice stippling. Love the panda and the colors you chose are wonderful. You are right it just takes practice. I do both machine and hand quilting and combine the two sometimes on the same quilt.

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    Good for you!!!! I have a back up of items that need quilting but since I have only done potholders on the machine I am hesitant to try the bigger items. Like you I just keep going over it in my mind, but haven't actually DONE it yet! If mine turn out half as nice as yours, I will be happy!!!

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