Friday, July 1, 2016

MAKING A SANDWICH...


...a QUILT sandwich!  I am doing little bits at a time because it is HOT and I'm beat. 


But, I'm making sure to hydrate well.  This is the first time I have ever tried coconut water...and I really like it!  It's nice and refreshing.  Hope you are all having lovely days and surviving the weather wherever you are!

Toodles...

6 comments:

  1. I'm very curious, are you basting on a table?! Does it work well? Any tips? My back and knees thank you!

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    1. I have always basted on a table. I could not get down on the floor to do it...my body is too old, LOL. It works VERY well. I center the backing on the table and then use painter's tape to secure the top of the backing to the table. I mark the center top with a piece of tape. Then I layer the batting on top, again centering it with my mark at the top. Then I add the flimsy, centered again. Once everything is centered well I will place a few pins top center, middle center and bottom center of what is on the table just to hold it all. Then I begin working from the center out, smoothing as I go. Once the entire amount sitting on the table is done, I shift the sandwich and do one side at a time...again smoothing and feeling for any wrinkles. If I am doing a quilt that I think could possibly wrinkle badly on the back I will check it after I have done maybe six inches on either side of center. The table I use is a fold up that is very easy to store in my room. Let me know if you have any other questions! Have fun!

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  2. That's a beautiful quilt or a really yummy sandwich :) :) thanks for sharing!!

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  3. When it is hot you don't want to do much. Your project is coming along nicely. I look forward to seeing quilted.

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