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Lap Quilt - Pretty Floral Quilt

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Romantic, Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? Cotton, Batting, Robyn Pandolph Beach House fabric range

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What are you most proud of? I knew I wanted to make a medallion quilt with a traditional block in the centre to compliment the traditionally romantic style of the fabric. A dresden plate block seemed perfect. I did not use any pattern I had previously drawn up but wanted to test my ability to let the quilt evolve one step at a time.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? When doing raw edge machine applique, take the time to do a practice run on scrap fabric so you are happy with the type of stitch (ordinary, buttonhole, zigzag, satin, blind hemming) and the size and density of the stitch you choose to use on the actual quilt.

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very beautiful, did you use Vliesofix to attach your pieces before appliquing your work??? I always do. Except sometimes its more of a bother as it doesnt always stick properly. Thanks for sharing

11/25/2011 Flag

Thank you. No I didn't use anything to attach it first. I thought I would try just pinning it in place before sewing as I find the whole vliesofix procedure too time consuming. Happily I can report that just pinning worked really wellnnjust use lots of pins to stop any movement.

11/25/2011 Flag

if you use safety pins try putting them on the back of your work instead of the front, that way you wont have the annoying pins in your way...just a thought

11/25/2011 Flag

Lovely, Karen.

11/25/2011 Flag

Thanks Sonya. I was very happy to see something pretty and useful come out of a bag of offcuts and leftovers.

11/25/2011 Flag

Beautiful I love pink and peach colors for quilts.

11/30/2011 Flag
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Thanks. The fabric range from Robyn Pandolph is lovely.

11/30/2011 Flag

Beautiful! I love the way the patterns are hidden and only pop out if you look closely. Nice job!

02/19/2012 Flag

thank you so much. cheers, karen

02/20/2012 Flag

Courgeous & so much like my grandmothers quilt years ago. Would love the pattern.

04/08/2012 Flag