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Old 06-08-2016, 09:48 AM
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very pretty!!!
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Old 06-08-2016, 12:01 PM
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So how did you do that? is there batting? I would think so, since the quilting stands out so nicely, but it still looks pretty thin. What's the trick?
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Old 06-08-2016, 12:25 PM
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who ever made that is rolling in their grave knowing it went for $1!
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Old 06-08-2016, 12:43 PM
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Oh my word that is so pretty! Please tell us how you added the batting and finished the edges.
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Old 06-08-2016, 05:13 PM
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Default My flea market table runner

Some of you asked me if there was batting and a binding on my vintage table runner. So here are a couple pictures of the back. I just used some old print that I had and I used Hobbs 80/20 batting. It's very thin. I thought since it was a table runner, it needed to Lay thin and flat. After it was quilted, I straight stitched all around the perimeter just inside the natural binding of the piece. Then I trimmed close to that stitching. Worked great. Hope I'm making sense!
Thanks for all the nice compliments. I love bringing vintage tablecloths, runners, etc. back to life. It makes antiquing much more fun! I have a quest!
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Old 06-08-2016, 05:22 PM
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That print seems in keeping with the table scarf you bought. I really love what your quilting does to the table scarf.
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gorgeous quilting!
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Old 06-08-2016, 06:26 PM
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What a great idea
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Love your quilting!
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Beautiful. BrendaK
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