"So yet another question. (Can you tell how happy I am to find a group of hand-quilters who have already been where I dare to go?)
Does the tape used to join batting pieces work and is it of a texture than can be hand-quilted? I have so…"
"I, too, mark as I go since I find that I handle the quilt so much when hand-quilting that I rub off some of the marking. I think someone said they've used the Pounce pad - I've wanted to try it but wanted to be sure it would be worth…"
"So, do I gather some of you (most? all?) free hand your quilting pattern? I use templates. I thought that was how it was done.
I am currently learning fusion applique for a pig I'm doing and I have a question. I will satin…"
"Thank you so much for the book suggestions! Hand-quilting has been my salvation from stress. Getting in bed at night with my work spread around me and the dogs by my side is so much better than sitting at a machine after being at one…"
"a belated welcome to mqp. the sites' been having issues lately but it will be resolved soon ..at least i hope so. there's a couple of blogs with info on home page. i'm a nester too :)) ..love to sit w handwork of any kind surrounded…"
"Does anyone else get frustrated when they can only find instructions for machine stitching? There are often things I, as a fairly new quilter (4 years), need some help with and whenever I search I only find directions for those who use…"
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I love to nest, which I do with my current quilt project spread over me as I quilt and my dogs snuggled around me. Unfortunately I live in TX because I would prefer 12 months of winter just for nesting and quilting.
a belated welcome to mqp. the sites' been having issues lately but it will be resolved soon ..at least i hope so. there's a couple of blogs with info on home page. i'm a nester too :)) ..love to sit w handwork of any kind surrounded by the quiet of winter & my furry loves. but ..i need summer too because i also love love dirt and growing things :))