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Hand Quilting

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Scrim or no scrim

Started by Suzanne Crockett Oct 18, 2018. 0 Replies

I want to use a 100% cotton batting for my quilt. Some are sold with scrim to hold them together and reduce shrinking. Can I hand quilt thru that? Thx!Continue

Hand quilting books?

Started by Suzanne Crockett. Last reply by Suzanne Crockett Oct 18, 2018. 4 Replies

I’ve returned to quilting after a 30 year break, making a crib quilt for my newborn grandson. I realize there are things I’ve forgotten how to do - can y’all please recommend some hand quilting…Continue

Hello Hand Quilters

Started by Janie Robertson. Last reply by Suzanne Crockett Oct 18, 2018. 35 Replies

I too am really glad to find a group of people who hand quilt. I quilt almost every day, and it is hilarious to me that most people don't get it  what I am doing.  I tell them I am hand quilting a…Continue

Your favorite batting

Started by Janie Robertson. Last reply by Angela Pausini May 29, 2018. 26 Replies

Since I am new to this group, I don't know if you have discussed batting before.  I wondered what you have found to be your favorite type of batting. I recently used the Bamboo batting and found it…Continue

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Comment by Pam Bellis on March 22, 2011 at 6:22pm
I totally agree Judy. If I'm tense or stressed, all I have to do is sit down and quilt it away. What type of applique do you do? Hand or machine? Looking forward to seeing pictures of your work.
Comment by Judy R. Crumpler on March 22, 2011 at 5:31pm
There is nothing so relaxing as hand quilting.You can just zone out......Hand quilting just molds the design for your quilt & adds a dimpled texture to you design. Everyday quilting gives me great joy. I love to applique garden quilts using the blanket stitch matching thread to the background appliqued piece.Pictures to follow when I get that capability.Happy Quilting,Judy
Comment by Pam Bellis on March 14, 2011 at 7:42pm
Finally finished the binding on my quilt and just posted a picture of it.
Comment by Pam Bellis on March 11, 2011 at 12:06pm
I just finished the hand quilting on my small whole cloth Christmas design wallhanging last night. This morning I rinsed out the blue quilt marking pen and the quilt is drying.  I hope to get the binding on this weekend.
Comment by Janet Espeleta on March 6, 2011 at 7:07pm
I love to hand quilt so am very happy to have found this group.  I just finished binding my last hand quilted quilt so now I need to get another one basted.  By the way, I love the avatar for this group.  Gorgeous workmanship!
Comment by Jo Fifield on March 5, 2011 at 7:49am
Since this group is called hand quilting. Is everyone working on a hand quilting project at this time? I just finished a quilt on March 3. I did not get to the binding yet. Next project up is a baby quilt for my newest grandson coming in April. The top is pieced and basted and is just waiting for me to start.
Comment by Linny t on March 2, 2011 at 7:50pm
Hello, everyone.  I have only ever hand quilted my quilts.  I machine piece, but prefer to hand applique because I like the results better.
 

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