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Old 04-29-2021, 01:46 AM
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Originally Posted by RuthiesRetreat3 View Post
When you use twin needles to quilt with, do you get a zigzag pattern of thread on the back?
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Old 04-29-2021, 02:37 AM
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Originally Posted by aashley333 View Post
I couldn't cut up my own original fabric designed with Spoonflower site. So, I used 2 yards for major part of this quilt. I had 2-3 solids selected for borders, but decided quilt was busy enough and went with the one. Now, how to quilt. Not a lot of options for me, just straight line stitching, so, I FMQ following the irregular space between clusters. Then used painter's tape to mark a straight line between those. On the border, I broke out the twin needle and 2 different variegated threads. 3 rounds of serpentine stitching and finished with coordinating automated stitch for binding. I had to slow down my speed because I was asking a lot from my needles! Before I finished the binding, I could hear the plunk, plunk, plunking of dull twin needles, and I was hoping they would hold up til the end! Best of all, when I ordered new twin needles, I found metallic thread twins also!
Great idea! Hadn't thought of using twin needle for serpentine stitch. Will have to give it a try. Your quilt looks fabulous! The quilting really is a wonderful enhancement.
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Old 04-29-2021, 02:52 AM
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What a clever idea. I have never tried using my twin needles. It carried a bit of fun and creativity from the stunning fabric to your sashing. Well done!
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Old 04-29-2021, 03:09 AM
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Pretty quilt with that gorgeous fabric. Love the details with the twin needles and variegated thread.
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Old 04-29-2021, 03:17 AM
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Love your quilt! You are right, that fabric is too gorgeous to cut up.
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Old 04-29-2021, 10:43 AM
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You did an amazing job on the quilt. I agree that no extra border was needed as print was busy enough.
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Old 04-30-2021, 02:54 AM
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Beautiful fabric, I wouldn't be able to cut it up either. I like your solution, and the verigated thread really adds to it. Great finish.
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Old 05-01-2021, 03:18 AM
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I've never used twin needles before and like the look on your quilt.
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Old 05-01-2021, 11:39 AM
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Lovely!! You did a great job.
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Old 05-02-2021, 02:44 PM
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You've done a great job on this. the stitching is lovely. It is an inspiration.
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