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    My biggest challenge to date

    I made this quilt top for my oldest daughter, then she decided she wanted it on top of a comforter......what a challenge this was.

    She also wanted piping instead of binding...had to order a special foot for my machine to do that...what a pain. I will never make another like this.
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    Great color and love your pattern, I have an easy way to make my own piped binding if you are interested, i have been doing it for a few years now, that is usually how I bind because I don't like hand binding, to time consuming for me.

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    I think it's beautiful but I can only imagine the work you put in on it. Hope she cherishes it!
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    .....in other words, she wanted a duvet cover? Your top is beautiful and the piping is a nice touch. Our children still think we can hang the moon, don't they? Isn't it great when you can fulfill their expectations?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeckySt View Post
    Great color and love your pattern, I have an easy way to make my own piped binding if you are interested, i have been doing it for a few years now, that is usually how I bind because I don't like hand binding, to time consuming for me.
    I would love a tutorial on this binding method, and I think others would like it too. Love this quilt too.

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    you did a great job. Our lovely children stretch our creations and it's a good thing
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    It's beautiful!
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    It turned out beautiful! I'm sure she loves it!

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    It looks so cozy!
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    Very pretty! Great colors!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tartan View Post
    .....in other words, she wanted a duvet cover? Your top is beautiful and the piping is a nice touch. Our children still think we can hang the moon, don't they? Isn't it great when you can fulfill their expectations?
    @Tartan - yes, that was how she suggested doing it but I don't like duvets so I used the comforter as my batting and sewed the top and back right to it.

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    Oh this is so pretty and the piping is great
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    yes it was a lot of work
    but it looks great

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    What a great mom you are!!! Beautiful quilt!
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    Quote Originally Posted by BeckySt View Post
    Great color and love your pattern, I have an easy way to make my own piped binding if you are interested, i have been doing it for a few years now, that is usually how I bind because I don't like hand binding, to time consuming for me.
    I would like to know your method.

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    Beautiful top. I too would like to know the method so I will be watching this thread. BrendaK
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    i think you did a great job
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    Awww I love those colors and the piping looks beautiful. I have often pondered a quilt duvet but haven't tried to force my mom to make one yet haha. While frustrating and a pain, you can say you DID IT! And sometimes it takes people to push us to try new things even when we don't want to.
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    Turned out beautiful. Love that piping..I can guess what a job that was. good job..vvery pretty quilt.
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    looks wonderful
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    Pping makes it, love the color combo

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    Well for all the trouble it turned out beautiful! Gorgeous!
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    Beautiful quilt! Now that you have the foot, it's too bad you do not to make another. Maybe after all the compliments, and some time, you'll change your mind.

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    Wow! It may have been a challenge, but you did a fantastic job! Love the design and the colors! Kudos!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GEMRM View Post
    I would love a tutorial on this binding method, and I think others would like it too. Love this quilt too.
    I'll put my vote in for a tute on your piped binding. You're so nice to offer it.
    Have a blessed day.

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