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    Second Sewing Project! : Top Quilt









    8" Baffeled Construction

    Dimensions
    74" Length (uncinched)
    55" wide at head end
    Starts taper 30" down from head
    42" at foot end with cinch footbox and velcro closure

    This one cost $31 and took a lot less time than the underquilt.

    The finished length is about 5" too short for me, I cannot get it up over my shoulders. I did not take into account for the 3-4" length reduction that the cinched footbox takes up. I will have to get a little more fabric and add another baffle in later.

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    very nice job that should do the trick
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    Somebody has been busy! First the UQ and now this. Looks great by the way--I'm sure it will serve you well. I'm thinking you should be pretty well set for the cold weather season.

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    Another nice project! You're on a roll!
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    Looks great!

    This is your second project? The quality looks great, what was you level of sewing ability prior to the UQ and TQ? I have to get busy.

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    Ha. First few posts and two large projects done. Feel like I have a tonne of catch-up to do!
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    Short of hand sewing a button on a shirt a few times I had no prior sewing experience. The UQ was the first time I ran a sewing machine. I practiced a straight stitch 3 or 4 times on scrap before I started the UQ. I found that pinning is the key and use lots of pins!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmich View Post
    Short of hand sewing a button on a shirt a few times I had no prior sewing experience. The UQ was the first time I ran a sewing machine. I practiced a straight stitch 3 or 4 times on scrap before I started the UQ. I found that pinning is the key and use lots of pins!
    That's it, I am getting busy.

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    Whoa - 8 inch baffles! Nice work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lost_Biker View Post
    Whoa - 8 inch baffles! Nice work!
    I think he means 8-inch-wide baffles, not 8-inch-tall, haha. Looks good!

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