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Oct. 4th, 2006 @ 10:52 am Quilting...
Printed flannel was invented by Satan.







That is all.
Who does she think she is?
evil
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From:moo
Date:October 4th, 2006 05:21 pm (UTC)
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It's not just flannel. It's any printed fabric. Welcome to my world of bitterness and disappointment.
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From:neeroc
Date:October 5th, 2006 02:21 pm (UTC)
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Oh this stuff was special - some of it was off kilter in two directions. Luckily I'm married to a guy that just happens to have plexiglass hanging around, so he made me a 9.5x9.5 jig to cut them. If I'd kept working with the straight rulers I would have stabbed someone.
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From:moo
Date:October 30th, 2006 08:34 am (UTC)
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I'm a little confused. You cut your rectangles off grain then?
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From:neeroc
Date:October 30th, 2006 08:03 pm (UTC)
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Well, I washed the flannel first, so it twisted a bit. I tried my best to get it back in shape, but it was yick. So, yes, while it pained me, I did end up off grain at times. But my rationalization is that this is a very simple big-block quilt, so I'll quilt the heck out of it to keep it from twisting and being nasty.
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From:moo
Date:November 7th, 2006 08:44 pm (UTC)
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If you're quilting the whole thing, you should be fine. It might get a bit weird in spots many years down the road after it's been washed a couple million times, but it will probably be starting to fall apart by then anyway, so no one will care. I just see "I cut it off grain" and the sewing teacher in me has a minute or two of seizures and apoplexy.
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