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Update on Applique Quilt Project. Jan 20
QuiltGram8 Send a Message
Illinois/Texas









Working on the quilting now.
Vel







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12/28/2017 2:39:31 PM
Rose92 Send a Message
Central CA
Oo-oo-oo-oo! I love flowers, especially roses and I love to look at applique, just get frustrated doing it. I will be watching to see how yours 'grows'!

**Linda
12/28/2017 2:43:12 PM
QuiltGram8 Send a Message
Illinois/Texas


12/28/2017 2:43:39 PM
auntjana Send a Message
Herriman, Utah
Oh my! It will be a challenge, but you will succeed. It is beautiful.
12/28/2017 9:17:55 PM
fabricgirl Send a Message
sewing in NJ
Velda like El always says you can do it you have already started and it looks beautiful.

Lois
12/29/2017 12:28:24 AM
Becca Send a Message
Mtns of NC
Velda That is beautiful & tedious but lovely.Know you will do a super job. Becca
12/29/2017 5:13:57 AM
QuiltGram8 Send a Message
Illinois/Texas
I have to confess, I started out doing the fusible web "turning" method. Then realized the difficulty I was having with some shapes. After about two blooms, I switched to raw edge applique. I am much happier doing it with this method. Also it keeps it from being too thick in areas where there are layers of pieces upon each other. Also it is progressing much faster.
Vel
12/29/2017 5:27:13 AM
Velda, I love your rosebuds appliqué. It is elegant. Have fun!
12/29/2017 5:28:17 AM
suzette58 Send a Message
Wytheville, VA
It's beautiful. I can't wait to see the finished project.

Suzette
12/29/2017 5:31:55 AM
Marilynsgrammy Send a Message
California
very pretty Velda, it will be a beautiful quilt
12/29/2017 6:33:09 AM
javin22 Send a Message
Eagle Mountain
WOW!!! that is going to be gorgeous!
12/29/2017 9:12:55 AM
toekeyotow Send a Message
Indiana Joan
Oh my, you've really taken a huge project to keep you busy for a good long while. It's going to be so worth it in the end. Wow you have an eye for applique. Gorgeous

Joan
12/30/2017 9:37:36 AM
QuiltGram8 Send a Message
Illinois/Texas
This kit was given to me. Don't know how old this kit might be, but the price tag on it was $35. Must have been many many years ago at that price. You would never a full size quilt kit at a price like that in 2017. I appreciate this gift and want to do a good job to make my friend proud that she gave it to me.
Vel

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12/30/2017 2:17:20 PM
purrfect-lady Send a Message
Gig Harbor, WA
VELDA, this is going to be so pretty! I'd be doing raw edge, too! I guess if we can't find you for the next year we know where you'll be! But so worth the time.
12/31/2017 5:27:07 AM
What an heirloom you are creating! It's beautiful, and you are definitely making the giver pleased!
12/31/2017 4:02:49 PM
QuiltGram8 Send a Message
Illinois/Texas



Here's an update.
One more bouquet to go. Starting on it today.
Vel
1/2/2018 6:39:14 AM
billizzy Send a Message
goat lady:)
Wow that is going to be beautiful when you get it done ;) Lovely have fun will all that applique :)

izzy
1/4/2018 3:51:16 AM
QuiltGram8 Send a Message
Illinois/Texas




I am excited to report, that I am ready to start the border edges.
Vel
1/5/2018 8:02:42 AM
zfatcat Send a Message
SoCal
That's going to be a beautiful quilt.
1/5/2018 8:05:28 PM
QuiltGram8 Send a Message
Illinois/Texas




Holy Cow!
I actually have the top done!
The fabric in the corner is a king size flat sheet. I am going to use this as backing. My thoughts are thus: even though it is not the best choice, it makes this better for me. The kit was given to me. Printed numbers all over and who knows how well they will wash out.

All quilting marks are also printed, so can't be washed until completely finished.
I didn't want to put lots of dollars into backing and batting to then find out things don't wash out clean.
I pre washed the sheet, removed hems and I like the feel of the fabric. I am sure it will quilt just fine with my sewing machine.
Vel





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1/15/2018 4:50:38 AM
javin22 Send a Message
Eagle Mountain
WOWZERS!!!! That is incredible! Gorgeous!!
1/15/2018 12:08:11 PM
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