As the manager producer of Love of Quilting TV, I’ve to say that the BEST a part of my job is reviewing viewer-submitted suggestions. The final two minutes or so of every episode is reserved for viewer suggestions, and anybody who has a tip learn on air will get a one-year subscription to Love of Quilting Journal. I admit, I give choice to any tip that has an precise prop, whether or not that’s a gum container that’s now a journey stitching package, or tissue field crammed with scraps. It’s simply a lot extra enjoyable to present when Sara Gallegos or Angela Huffman have a prop.
Quilt Basting with a Pool Noodle
And in some circumstances, we obtain suggestions that simply beg to be examined. I imply, does that actually work? We get dozens of suggestions, for instance, extolling the virtues of the common-or-garden…pool noodle. Over time, many quilters have beneficial utilizing pool noodles whereas sandwiching a quilt; it helps to roll out the backing, the batting, and the quilt prime. However does it…? Let’s take a look at it, and get this LOQtv reader tip VERIFIED!
The quilt prime featured is my tackle Hourglass Quilt, from Fashionable Patchwork January/February 2019, by Lisa Swenson Ruble.
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Quilt Basting with a Paint Curler
And to maintain on the basting theme, how about this tip from Lynn Franklin of Shoreline, Washington? She didn’t submit a prop, however since I had a paint curler at house, I needed to take a look at out her declare that smoothing out the quilt prime with a paint curler labored nice. Actually? A paint curler is that nice…? Let’s get this tip VERIFIED!
The quilt prime featured is my tackle the Dublin City quilt, from Love of Quilting Macrh/April 2018, by Debra Finan.
Supplies I used embody:
Share Your Finest Ideas with Us
I had a lot enjoyable attempting out the following pointers (and I received two tops basted—helpful!). And please preserve sending in your fantastic concepts — what appears easy or foolish to you may be eye-opening to another person. And, if course, we’ll ship you a one-year subscription to Love of Quilting journal!
At first, we might not have been certain if these quilt basting strategies would really work, however now we all know now that they’re good as gold. These verified suggestions assist increase our quilting repertoire and spotlight the inventive ingenuity throughout the quilting neighborhood. We hope you’ll proceed to submit your suggestions and we’ll proceed to check them out! Blissful quilting, and should your basting endeavors be crammed with inspiration and success.
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