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6Re: First attempt- Lab 1

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  • jessequilts
    May 9, 2011
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      You did well! Looks as if you used different strip width which adds interest.

      I'm just zig-zagging the edges on mine.

      --- In artquiltlab@yahoogroups.com, Joanne Nolt <joannesquilts@...> wrote:
      > I having some trouble navigating the process of the computer stuff. I did add my
      > photo. I just used a straight weave and added the fusible after, but since I
      > really don't want to use it I don't want to go to all the trouble of stitching.
      > I am going to give the curve a try as it is much more interesting. Joanne
      > ________________________________
      > From: jessequilts <quiltlegacy@...>
      > To: artquiltlab@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sat, May 7, 2011 12:40:19 PM
      > Subject: [artquiltlab] First attempt- Lab 1
      > An album with 5 photos of my first woven piece has been posted. I chose the
      > curved weaving option, and applied fusible to the backs of the two squares
      > before cutting them. This allowed me to work with the fabrics facing front, so
      > was easier to see how the design was progressing. The piece is fused to batting
      > now, and I'll add stitching. Will also try the method of adding fusible
      > stabilizer after weaving, and maybe the exercise of using a different fabric for
      > each strip.
      > I like the method I used... the strips had some weight to them, and were easy to
      > shift around to tighten the corners. Fun stuff.
      > You can make an album of your own, or add photos to the one I began.
      > Nancy
      > www.quiltnans.blogspot.com
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