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Thread: My Sunbonnet Sues

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    Junior Member Pinkrose4664's Avatar
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    Ok, I asked a while back how do outline my SBS, I tried the blanket stictch by hand because my machine does not do it. Then I tried the zig zig on my machine and I could not get it to look right on the curves of the arm (any suggestions?) So I decided to paint the edges. I don't like it, but it is a gift so it has to be finished.

    What do you think?
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    I love all Sun bonnet Sue blocks!

    I just tried them for the first time this week. I used a zig zag stictch on my cheapie machine. It was not perfect. The advice I was given is to slow down and pivot on the curves after every 2 - 3 stitches. Just tiny pivots. No big turns.

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    I also love Sunbonnet Sue and think she always looks good :lol: Your gift will be treasured :thumbup:
    Sharon

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    Junior Member Pinkrose4664's Avatar
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    I meant to say that I tryed the blanket stitch and couldn't get the spacing or the hight even. I am horrible at that. That is the reason I gave up on hand quilting. :D

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    Cute

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    That is so cute. And I think you did a great job. Wonderful gift.

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    Never give up---just keep practicing.

    Your Sunbonnet Sues are precious. I slept under a Sunbonnet Sue quilt that my grandmother made for me when I was growing up---it holds wonderful memories for me.

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    She is going to love her Sunbonnet Sue!!! :D :D :D

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    I think it is adorable and I like the saying too!

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    Sweet!

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    You did a great job...Don't be so modest.. :lol:

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    very pretty :D

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    Beautiful! have you seen the winter version? Sunbonnet Sue in Alaska... working up the nerve to start some!
    http://sew-ez-alaska.com/AlaskaSunbonnet.html

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    I love it! Thanks Mamagus! My Niece and her family live in Alaska. I see a Christmas gift forming in my head LOL

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