Wednesday, August 22, 2012

IT LAYS FLAT!!!!! DOING THE HAPPY FLAT DANCE....

So I thought I was done with this quilt, waves and all but.... it kept haunting me so I put it in the wash....and this is what I got....
I wish that underarm wave was as easy to get rid of... Whohoooo So...yesterday I was going to spend the day blanket stitching various projects....hummmm that went out the window. I had so many things fighting for my attention, new ideas....you name it....so...I think I got two flowers blanket stitched and that was it. Oh well...tomorrow (today) is another day!

25 comments:

  1. Hey, it looks good to me.
    I like your idea of spending a day blanket stitching various projects that need blanket stitching. I have oodles and should probably do a bunch of them at once. Great idea. Thanks!

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  2. Thanks for that. I am currently finishing quilting a quilt that I know is going to be wavy, and just last night decided to take it off the frame, take the borders off and see if there was anything I could do. Now I think I'll just carry on, so I think you've just saved me a lot of time.

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  3. Alrighty then! I had a feeling...

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  4. I'm glad it laid flat after washing.

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  5. It looks great. Some days are sewing days and some days are not.

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  6. Congratulations on such a great finish Barb

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  7. Well look at that.. it did go flat! Yes my underarm wave can almost knock me over when I wave good bye to my sweeties!
    Working on a little gal's comfort quilt today. West Nile had her in children's hospital.Scarey stuff here with all the bugs out!
    Lola

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  8. Sometimes washing a quilt is all it needs to "sort it out" - I am glad this one worked out for you.

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  9. Great news! I see you've added a few new steps to your Happy Dance.......giggles here ;-)

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  10. I love this quilt. It looks great. And ditto about the underarm wave:)

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  11. Barb
    i enjoy your blog. I am so glad your quilt came out ok. I was looking at that slide show on your blog.....you do beautiful work.
    hugs
    beebee

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  12. Washing does wonder, I think -
    glad it flattened out for you.

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  13. Barb
    i enjoy your blog. I am so glad your quilt came out ok. I was looking at that slide show on your blog.....you do beautiful work.
    hugs
    beebee

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  14. So glad you didn't give up on your LIttle Birdies! Nice!

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  15. I'm going to have to give one of my wavy quilts a wash and see if that helps. I seem to have the worse trouble with that. Your quilt looks wonderful!!

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  16. Amazing what a wash can do, eh? :D Are you talking about this underarm wave right here. . . ? Been giving me fits! ;D

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  17. Glad your quilt decided to lay flat, it is very pretty. As for the underarm wave---We call it UADD--under arm dingle dangle.HA I like underarm wave.

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  18. Yes Barb sometimes is there a wizard where you can´t imagine. I could never have thought that he had his magical stick in the washing machine.
    It is a wonderful quilt.
    Hugs from Sweden

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  19. Really love this quilt and very partial to pieced and embroidered quilts. The quilting and washing of the quilt married everything together greatly. Judy C

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  20. That looks wonderful to me. Don't you love it when your quilts behave?

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  21. WooHoo!! Bye Bye wave. Barb, your Birdie quilt looks great. I keep thinking how my blocks are sitting on a shelf waiting to become a quilt. Once I am done with all this baby sewing maybe I can get it put together and quilted.

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  22. It looks great Barb! I still have a block and a half to finish up. It was my summer goal to complete the quilt; I better get moving on it :)

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