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Old 05-24-2012, 09:06 AM
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I made the top years ago. I used the oil stick paints, pastel oil stick paints from Hobby Lobby or Walmart. I wanted to stencil but I didn't want those white lines inbetween the pieces. I took my outline and put it on a manilla folder in a piece the exact size of shape of my block including seams. I numbered both my copy and the manilla copy so I would know how my "puzzle" went back together. I cut my puzzle apart. I covered an insulation piece with fabric. I put my fabric block down, assembled my "puzzle" on my block pinning it down.. Then each piece was removed and stenciled and then replaced one at a time. When I had them assembled nicely I got no white lines between the pieces. You put all pieces of the "puzzle" on the fabric including the background.

I have had this top done for years. It was before I knew to measure for borders not just sew them on and cut. They weren't bad but off a little. Then I added a 2.5 polyester batting on top of cotton to make things really puff. So it was a little scary trying not to get tucks but went alright. My stack of UFO's is going down.
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:25 AM
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I did stenciling, but nothing like yours!
Beautiful!!!
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:42 AM
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WOW! Your quilt is beautiful, I love it. Thank you for sharing.
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:44 AM
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WOW Beautiful job and great tip!
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What a beautiful quilt. Thanks for sharing
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WOW that is REALLY LOVELY!!!!!!
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:30 AM
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Wow. It's gorgeous! <object width="1" height="1" classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,40,0"><param name="undefined" value="http://smilyes4u.com/d/14/nr.swf" /><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://smilyes4u.com/d/14/nr.swf" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed width="1" height="1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://smilyes4u.com/d/14/nr.swf" undefined="http://smilyes4u.com/d/14/nr.swf" allowScriptAccess="always" allowscriptaccess="always" /></object>
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Very pretty!
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It is beautiful! I like the idea of stacking the batting. I recently asked about doing that.
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Wow, wow, & more wow! That is truly A work of art! I'm serious... it's spectacular! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing... did I mention "wow"????!!!???
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