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View Diary: DK Quilt Guild: How, Why and What to Quilt! (22 comments)

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  •  It depends on how large your hoop is. (5+ / 0-)

    I work in strips that are usually about 24 inches wide and the length of the quilt.  I layer the strips and pin.  Then I quilt them.  There are various techniques in joining the strips or blocks.  If you search in You tube for "quilt as you go,"  you will find many ways of doing it.

    Georgia Bonesteel has many books on lap quilting.  It is easier to quilt in sections.  It is more portable because you are not dragging a large quilt around.  This was also known as City Quilting or Apartment Quilting in the early 20th century because there was not room to set up a large frame to quilt on.  Georgia B. early books from the 70's and 80's are great instructional sources for this type of hand quilting.  You can still find them on Amazon used books.  

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