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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Labyrinth Quilt and a giveaway

Firstly,  Wendy at Inky Threads is having a giveaway of Jennifer Chiaverini’s
newest book: The Wedding Quilt. Wonderful givaway!


I am a bit further along with Pin-basting.

I am using Harriet Hargraves book and pining as per her instructions for the first time...SO much easier this way.  I should have tired it before!

I am thankful I actually remembered where the  book was!


Diane said...

That is a huge and gorgeous quilt! I hope you have enough pins!

Leeanne said...

This is the most excellent book ever! I recommend this one to my students, I say if you are going to buy a book about domestic machine quilting, this is it, I haven't seen one better.
I look forward to seeing what you decide to quilt on this large beauty.

Unknown said...

What a fantastic looking quilt - can't wait to see how you quilt it up
OK what's the secret in the basting?

Marie-José H said...

I'm gonna look for this book. because I don't like layering the quilts. It's always trouble getting it right.
By the way. I do love you're quilt. It is so gorgeous.

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Sheila said...

Your quilt is gorgeous Joan and what an interesting way to pin baste , looks like a ton of pins .

matate10 said...

I saw an interesting way of basting a quilt the other day. i haven't tried it but she says you can do big quilts this way. It looks interesting. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhwNylePFAA

It looks like it would work sell for small ones for sure, but I can just see me with a couple pieces of wood 110" long trying not to knock over anytbing.

If anyone tries this, would love to hear the results!

Joanne said...

Your quilt looks fabulous! HH's book is wonderful too.