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Long Arm Project

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? 1 layer cake, moda Masion de Garance, fabric for back, 100% cotton batting, King Tut thread. This is a large block quilt that was easy to piece. My purpose was to throw together something so I could learn to free hand on the long arm machine. Piecing is easy, longarm is more advanced.

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What are you most proud of? The long arm didn't beat me! I am very pleased that I was able to accomplish this freehand design on my first try. I will still need to work at other types of patterns.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take a long arm class, be daring, and don't be afraid to fail. That is why I used a simple pattern for my first try. I didn't want to be too invested in a quilt that I might mess up. But, it is important to use good fabric and thread. So, if money is an issue, stay small and do a long arm sampler so you can get the hang of it.

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very nice

08/15/2011 Flag

This is a simple block,but times my points don't match in center. Love looking at like &dark in this quilt.Hmmm might try my hand at this.

08/16/2011 Flag