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Old 11-30-2017, 06:55 AM
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This quilt top lingered for nearly 10 years in my UFOs. I'd forgotten why until I added borders the other day. It is all bias and I made it as a newbie quilter... so didn't know how to handle it at the time. This is the sad look of it when borders were added.

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I did a little surgery on the inside of the bottom right and was not happy with the results. So I chopped off a little of the borders and just eased in the sides of the yellow. It is much better, but not good enough to make me happy. It will have to do and I hope that the quilting will ease in the center some. It will be a donation quilt.

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Old 11-30-2017, 07:03 AM
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I think an all-over meander, fairly tight but not stipple, will ease it all together. I think you did a great job on fixing this.
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:27 AM
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Very pretty, even with it's issues! Thanks for the tips on how to straighten.
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Beautiful colors. You've done well so far in fixing the issue. Hope the quilting goes well for you.
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Have you tried to steam out the fullness? I do that at times while I'm quilting it when I find I have too much fullness. On one quilt I couldn't do that but was able to put a pleat right where the design would stitch down. No one was the wiser unless I showed them..............
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Old 11-30-2017, 08:48 AM
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Pretty top! I might mist the center and stretch it out on the carpet to dry anchored with pins. You did a good job fixing it.
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Pretty quilt!
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Old 11-30-2017, 10:11 AM
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It's a lovely quilt. It will make someone very happy.
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Nan, I love that quilt. That's one of my favorites. I really like simple designs. I've had border issues as well. I think you have to measure the center and length, right?
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Originally Posted by SusieQOH View Post
...I think you have to measure the center and length, right?
yes, that's right.
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