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Zeke's 1st birthday quilt

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Functional
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Signs of the seasons crazy patch

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What materials did you use? 100% cotton both for top and backing from connecting threads and I used warm & natural for the batting.

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What are you most proud of? That I was able to teaching myself that paper piecing technique (but it still needs fine tuneing...I've started another project with the same pattern) and that this is the first quilt that I have completely machine stitched using free-motion. I've been experimenting with free-motion for a while but would only use it for bits and pieces, relaying mostly in stitch inthe ditch.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I cut my fabric using 5 1/2 inch squares, but if you want to use less fabric and are willing to spend the time, you can make templates. I wanted each square to be different so didn't make templates and used the scraps to make a pillow. I found this slightly time consuming,but again it was the first time attempting paper piecing, so to allow time for your project, it's not something you'll get done in a day...unless you're really good :)

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I made a boys quilt out of the same cloth!

05/29/2012 Flag

very nice!

09/17/2012 Flag