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Dot-to-Dot Quilting taught by Angela Walters

Create dozens of designs without marking! as you discover the joy of easily quilting from dot to dot with Angela Walters.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Ethnic, Traditional, Romantic, Classic
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What materials did you use? "Silk Garden" & "Essentials" (Wilmington Prints), "fusions" & "Oriental Traditions" (Robert Kaufman), & "Complements" (South Sea Imports) for quilt top; "june dot" (Alexander Henry Fabrics) for quilt back & binding. Polyester & rayon thread (Gutermann).

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What are you most proud of? My favourite parts of this little quilt are the areas quilted with the starburst patterns: I was surprised to see how the outer triangular areas quilted with echoed starbursts turned out to look like Japanese fans. I am also surprised that I am ok with all the imperfections & wobbly lines on my quilt! Thanks Angela for all your encouraging comments in your lessons! :)

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If this is a new technique for you as it was for me, I would suggest matching thread for the quilt centre blocks so that any not-so-straight lines aren't so obvious. This is a really useful course, easy to follow, with excellent instructions.

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I am so glad you chose to jump in and try dot to dot without markingI I think that was very brave and it paid off! You are off to a great start!!!

09/05/2013 Flag

Thank you Angela!! Great pattern & great class - your enthusiasm and encouraging comments throughout were very inspiring! liberating & fun project to sew- I can't believe how fast it all came together! .....and thank you for commenting- I really appreciate that!!!

09/05/2013 Flag


09/12/2013 Flag

Thank you Josie!! :)

09/13/2013 Flag

Love your quilting is perfect with your design!

09/13/2013 Flag

Thank you Pam! and thank you for the introduction to Funky Friends... I think the idea of making a stuffed toy to match the quilt is just terrific!!!

09/14/2013 Flag