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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Free Motion Quilt Challenge

A bit more done - showing front and back

Finished the triangle I had forgotten, and did the small border.  That was quite interesting as I have not done one like that before...
Now I need to work out the large border. 

What I forgot to say is that I have starched this fabric much more than I have previously done.  The backing particularly.  It crackles like paper.  Not quite how I meant to do it - but it is working so much better. 
I was tired of using the spray starch, and made up an amount in a bucket and dunked the whole piece of fabric in there...and then rinsed it afterwards, as I found if I didn't rinse it, the starch was in lumps when I ironed it.

It will be quieter this evening   ♥


6 comments:

Janet said...

That looks amazing Joan, I'm certainly cheering you on for the fm challenge.

Crispy said...

Stunning as always Joan. Can't wait to see what you will do with the larger border :0)

Crispy

Ethne said...

The back looks just as amazing as the front

cw said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I agree with Ethne, the back is just amazing as the front.

What Comes Next? said...

wow! That is gorge0us Joan!

Linda said...

Gorgeous!!!