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March 21, 2020
Bone Broth for the Little One Tutorials ~ Part 3 ~ Quilting the Applique Block from Life in the Scrapatch

This is my pillow top panel ready to add to my pillow cover.

The Finished Pillow was posted Here

There are two types of quilting here,
both stitched on my regular sewing machine
with the built in walking foot on my Janome 6600p.
Most sewing machines do not have this built in and it is a separate attachment.

If you have a walking foot it looks something like this.
It is also called and even feet foot.
What it does is work together with the regular feed dogs under the fabric
 to help pull heavy fabrics or a quilt sandwich ...

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November 16, 2019
Quilting ~ Tips and Tools from Life in the Scrapatch

It is happy quilty day.

I love to do this type of straight line quilting.

Occasionally I use a straight pin or two as guides
for filling in small open spaces like this.

I always remove the pins when I get close.

which is a wonderful variegated blend of gold and sand.
It is not metallic but almost looks it.
It is 100% cotton 40/3ply
King Tut is my favorite quilting thread
for both my long arm and regular machine.
This color is ...

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