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single ladies quilt

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Traditional, Funky, Whimsical
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo single ladies quilt block

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What materials did you use? vintage sheets, quilting cotton, batting and thread

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? For a little more help getting started, please see my blog article here - http://elegantitus.wordpress.com/2011/08/23/all-the-single-ladies-free-quilt-tutorial/

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Hi, just love circles. Have you tried 'vilene' (as called in Australia). It's soft has iron adhesive on one side. So cut fabric circles & vilene same size. Sew vilene & right side of fabric circles together using 1/4 inch seam allowance, cut a small cross in centre of vilene. Clip fabric edges every inch or so (otherwise won't be flat. Turn thru small cut. Then with round circle adhesive side vilene, position on the background. If square, centre it and iron on. Voila. Then edge with whatever - machine or hand embroidery or other finish. (Just remember the glue side is on the inside of the circle to begin with so DO NOT iron that!!!) Have a go mine looks great with 3 Perle DMC cotton in feather stitch. downunder Susan

09/13/2011 Flag

Why is it called "Single Ladies Quilt"? The first time I've ever seen this pattern. I tried a double wedding ring quilt 16 years ago (the first quilt I ever made) and failed MISERAB LY! (not recommended, lol) Gave up shortly after that and donated all the pieces to my older and more experienced quilting friends that made a beautiful quilt out of it!

09/13/2011 Flag

oh I get it now................not with anyone hence the single circles that are not interlocked together..................I'm slow, but eventually I get it :)

09/13/2011 Flag

exactly right! :)

09/14/2011 Flag

THANK YOU SO MUCH for the pattern! can't wait to try this- i love the fabrics you used too!

02/19/2012 Flag

sunny!

12/05/2013 Flag