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InstructionsI wanted to attempt ESS on a small quilt
I used Bottom Line thread in the top as well as in the bobbin -- had some tension issues. Used my walking foot to do the ESS -- not sure of stitch length to use for ESS. I pin like a crazy woman so I was surprised to see some very little pleats at the intersection seams on the back of the quilt. Am quite pleased at how flat the ESS makes the quilt ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Scrap quilting cottons
What was your inspiration?
Wanted to attempt ESS on a small quilt
What are you most proud of?
How wonderfully flat Cindy's ESS technique makes this quilt lay and top seams disappear
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Figure out what you want in your outside border first . . . I pulled mine out 5 x's and I still don't like this but I had "had it" by then!