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Strip Quilt Full of Problems But Done at Last

Old 12-05-2011, 12:19 PM
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It seems like months ago that I asked for help with a strip quilt I started and regretted the method almost at once. I had a gigantic bin of strips that I got at a tag sale at the home of a fabric designer. I just started sewing them together without a foundation. Big mistake. Once I finally had some squares together, I started to quilt and my machine promptly died. The intention was a fast throw to protect new furniture from my furbabes. Well, months later the thing was draped over my banister and I just wanted it DONE. I cheated and serged the edge. This was a learning curve and I will tell you that I learned a lot about what NOT to do! As for keeping the furbabes off the furniture, well, as you'll see, that didn't work out too well. *sigh*
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Old 12-05-2011, 12:24 PM
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Sorry you had so much trouble, I like the quilt.
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Old 12-05-2011, 01:19 PM
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Very pretty.
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Old 12-05-2011, 01:23 PM
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Beautiful! Puppy loves it too
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Old 12-05-2011, 02:18 PM
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I like the quilt also and had to laugh at your cutie who knows where to find warmth filled with love!
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Old 12-05-2011, 04:48 PM
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Love the quilt.. I sure wish you would give me a hint when there is a fabric tag sale on our island.. You can't possibly buy all that they are selling..
Is the furbaby a puggle?
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I like the colors and design. Don't be too hard on yourself. Blessings.
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:40 PM
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It looks good. I made the same error in omitting the foundation, if that is any consolation to you. Yes, we sew things without foundations all the time, but they are a major help in any form of string piecing or other crumb quilt. I think it is faster with them too because you know how close to finsihed you are without measuring.
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Looks very nice, sorry you had problems.
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It turned out really nice!
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