Quiltcast #22


Posted on January 29th, by Amy in podcast, Quiltcast. 3 comments

Catch up with us and what we have been working on, and what’s coming up!

 

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Find Your Lula

Salt Lake Modern Quilt Guild

*Quilt Backs

Pieced vs. wide backing – what do you prefer?

Check out these wide backing options at Fat Quarter Shop!

*Quilt Disasters :(

temporary sashing, to wash without fraying.

enzyme detergent for proteins

 

top5

Top 5 Kitchen Tools – Everyone has to eat!

April’s list

Tea kettle

Water Bottle – and Kids Water Bottles

Method Antibacterial Kitchen Spray

Blendtec Total Blender or the tried and true basic Oster Blender

Menu planning pdf

 

Amy’s list

Crock-Pot

Calphalon Nonstick Pans

My sippy cup

Cuisinart Coffeemaker

Petite Chef Knife is the one I use the most!

 

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3 thoughts on “Quiltcast #22

  1. 1

    I prefer to piece a backing. I used wide backing one time. To iron that huge piece if fabric was so cumbersome. To me it’s much easier to iron the pieces, see it together, then spot iron where needed. I think it’s a personal preference.

  2. 2
    Jane says:

    Listened to this episode while crawling around on the floor basting my version of Bonnie Hunter’s Celtic Solstice. Thanks for making basting a little more pleasant! I pieced this back and had a great time putting it all together. It was fun and I used up more of my fabrics, but I’m not sure a back is worth that kind of effort. There’s nothing like a wide back for convenience.

  3. 3

    I often pieced my backs before it became fashionable to do it. One reason was that the bit of the quilting process i liked least was the pinning and next to that was the quilting. The wadding is so expensive and no fun (at least the fabric which can be more expensive is fun to put together) So pieced backs meant that you got twice as much bang for your buck. The other reason I usually pieced a back though was that I never had a big enough piece for the backing on hand. So I used to piece the backing to make it big enough. The extra wide backing was never available locally and when I started I wasn’t internet savy. So pieced it was. I have an example of a pieced backing of my latest quilt on my latest blog

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