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Patchwork SOS (again)

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Washersaurus Thu 13-Aug-09 13:16:42

I am still plodding on with my quilt. It was all going well until one of my seams split badly whilst I was attempting to quilt.

I have undone my dodgy quilting and turned it all inside out. What I need to know is, do you think that is it possible to remove a row from a block and replace it? I don't think hand stitching it going to work as the fabric has frayed too much sad

If not I'm going to plaster the whole thing in applique grin

Quiltingmama Mon 17-Aug-09 12:49:22

I've used the applique trick before and it's a doozy - go for it!

you could try ironing bondaweb onto the frayed edge to strenthen it before sewing it up again?

Washersaurus Mon 17-Aug-09 16:36:36

Thanks for your reply. I took it to a quilting shop in the end and asked for advice!

I have now stitched the split seam by hand (not tidy) and am preparing some applique. I might get away with it grin.

I want to place some wadding under the applique, not sure on the best way to do it. Should I applique or quilt first? Lady in shop recommended quilting the applique too.

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