Sunday, January 27, 2013

Tips and Men, Part 3

Tips and Men, part 2

Stage 1:  select pattern/size of quilt See This Post  Gosh, you all are so helpful!  I got 

loads of fantastic ideas and by far, pattern #1 was "the" one!  NPI

Stage 2:  Fabric Selection See This Post

Indigo Junction won!

Thanks for your help!

Stage 3:  Choose batting – We chose Fairfield 80/20 cotton/poly batting, low loft 

because it has only 3% shrinkage.  We also bought other necessities...
Guetterman thread and the backing fabric

The binding fabric - with a little red for a more patriotic feel

Stage 4:  I got to SEW
Please let me know what you think by leaving your much-appreciated comment!

10.25" squares

Five rows wide
Eight rows high

It's been sew much FUN sewing with YOU - I appreciate all your tips and advice!  

Tip:  Here's a fantastic youtube video from Jenny Doan showing the Disppearing Nine Patch that Deborah Mitchell from recommended making a quick, very nice-looking quilt from charm squares!

I appreciate your tips and advice greatly - thank you everyone!

Awesome blog about a lady quilter who followed her husband to the Oil Fields of North Dakota:

All the Best,


1 comment:

  1. Preciosa colcha , yo estoy haciendo una igual. Un saludo desde ESPAÑA.


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