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    spendaholic
    May we discuss Quilting?
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    • 15th Jun 05, 11:21 AM
    May we discuss Quilting? 15th Jun 05 at 11:21 AM
    Following on from the daily "what's going on" last week, I was set a challenge to get started on some quilting.

    I sorted through my needlework box and I found:

    - 4 squares of fabric, from 4" x 5" to 5" x 6", each with a border and a farm animal or 2 in the centre
    - a bag of wadding
    - various packets of ordinary sewing needles
    - about 100 assorted reels of cotton

    What else do I need to get started? (We don't have any old sheets or calico.)
    Where do I start?
    Which stitch do I use?

    I also checked my virgin sewing machine handbook and the machine does ordinary back stitch and zig zag of varying lengths, including smocking and various buttonhole stitches.
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