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Follow the Blue line, wholecloth

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Binding & Sleeve ~ Finished!

Created in this Craftsy class

Design It, Quilt It: Free-Form Techniques taught by Cindy Needham

Pull out those unfinished objects! Cindy Needham will inspire you with stitching techniques to put gorgeous finishing touches on your work of art.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Classic, Traditional
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What materials did you use? A batik pre-printed wholecloth panel, 80/20 Hobbs fusible batting, Isacord 40wt embroidery thread

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What are you most proud of? Overall, I am glad I am facing the challenges and learning. For my first attempt at wholecloth quilting, it's not a bad start.

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Great project to learn on! I always recommend straight basting a wholecloth quilt first to stabilize. Quilt your "big bones" or major designs first and then quilt backgrounds last. You have lots of areas to play here...have fun!!! :)

02/18/2013 Flag

Oh man! I am sure you can see I did not straight baste the quilt first! Live and I have another one and I know where to get Thanks Cindy

02/18/2013 Flag

How would you baste a 16x16 block? I used fuisble batting so it was pretty stable. The center is nice and flat, but the border, as you can see has ruffles. I plan to fill in the rest of the border.

02/18/2013 Flag

for straight basting have another look at my "Cindy Seed Sampler". There is a photo of the basting I did. It's about 4" apart but it is probably not necessary to do it so close together

02/19/2013 Flag

Wow, why can't I remember that lesson? lol I need to go over that section again. I am so glad we can watch it over and over! Thanks cameron.

02/20/2013 Flag

So intricate, it's incredibly beautiful

03/03/2013 Flag

It looks very precious!

03/28/2013 Flag

Hope you frame this's wonderful! Jan

09/02/2013 Flag

Oh my goodness! Your quilting is amazing! I love it!!!

09/28/2013 Flag