a neat trick! - frayed edge quilts

a neat trick! - frayed edge quilts

Post by Sipta » Wed, 28 Apr 2004 02:26:23



I was watching the video that came with my Flynn MultiFrame Quilting System,
and he was showing what he did with his batting samples.  He would cut them
into squares and make frayed edge quilts with them.  Now, the video went
right from him piecing the squares to the following "neat trick", but I
assume he clipped the seam allowances to prep the quilt for "neat trick".
Now, here's "neat trick"...instead of running the quilt through the washer
and dryer multiple times to get the nice frayed edges look, he had the quilt
laid out on a deck and ....get this.... took a weed eater (string trimmer)
to the edges.  Now, they only showed a couple minutes, but he had a really
nice frey on about 2-3 square feet worth of seams.  I just sat there and
watched thinking "what a neat trick/idea"  I gotta share this with RCTQ!

--
Siptah
Columbus, OH

 
 
 

a neat trick! - frayed edge quilts

Post by Mary in Orego » Wed, 28 Apr 2004 03:01:12


with my luck I would whack up the quilt....

--
Mary
http://community.webshots.com/user/mardor1948

Quote:
> I was watching the video that came with my Flynn MultiFrame Quilting
System,
> and he was showing what he did with his batting samples.  He would cut
them
> into squares and make frayed edge quilts with them.  Now, the video went
> right from him piecing the squares to the following "neat trick", but I
> assume he clipped the seam allowances to prep the quilt for "neat trick".
> Now, here's "neat trick"...instead of running the quilt through the washer
> and dryer multiple times to get the nice frayed edges look, he had the
quilt
> laid out on a deck and ....get this.... took a weed eater (string trimmer)
> to the edges.  Now, they only showed a couple minutes, but he had a really
> nice frey on about 2-3 square feet worth of seams.  I just sat there and
> watched thinking "what a neat trick/idea"  I gotta share this with RCTQ!

> --
> Siptah
> Columbus, OH


 
 
 

a neat trick! - frayed edge quilts

Post by grann » Wed, 28 Apr 2004 07:16:02


I also heard a quilt teacher say that you should take the attachment nozzle
off the vacuum cleaner hose and rub that over the seams to fray the edges.
It saves your washer from getting all the lint in it.  Haven't tried it
myself, but sounds logical.
    Marlys


Quote:
> I was watching the video that came with my Flynn MultiFrame Quilting
System,
> and he was showing what he did with his batting samples.  He would cut
them
> into squares and make frayed edge quilts with them.  Now, the video went
> right from him piecing the squares to the following "neat trick", but I
> assume he clipped the seam allowances to prep the quilt for "neat trick".
> Now, here's "neat trick"...instead of running the quilt through the washer
> and dryer multiple times to get the nice frayed edges look, he had the
quilt
> laid out on a deck and ....get this.... took a weed eater (string trimmer)
> to the edges.  Now, they only showed a couple minutes, but he had a really
> nice frey on about 2-3 square feet worth of seams.  I just sat there and
> watched thinking "what a neat trick/idea"  I gotta share this with RCTQ!

> --
> Siptah
> Columbus, OH

 
 
 

a neat trick! - frayed edge quilts

Post by *KoffeeKupz » Wed, 28 Apr 2004 09:06:02


I am guessing it isnt a weed whacker with a blade attachment LOL I would
have stuffing for a pillow if I tried that..........
My mom fixed the lint problem totally. She wondered how on earth she would
deal with the mess her quilt was going to make in her laundry (it is denim
and flannel) and to solve the mess problem she did this:

she took it to the laundromat LOL
no mess!!!!!

Quote:
> I was watching the video that came with my Flynn MultiFrame Quilting
System,
> and he was showing what he did with his batting samples.  He would cut
them
> into squares and make frayed edge quilts with them.  Now, the video went
> right from him piecing the squares to the following "neat trick", but I
> assume he clipped the seam allowances to prep the quilt for "neat trick".
> Now, here's "neat trick"...instead of running the quilt through the washer
> and dryer multiple times to get the nice frayed edges look, he had the
quilt
> laid out on a deck and ....get this.... took a weed eater (string trimmer)
> to the edges.  Now, they only showed a couple minutes, but he had a really
> nice frey on about 2-3 square feet worth of seams.  I just sat there and
> watched thinking "what a neat trick/idea"  I gotta share this with RCTQ!

> --
> Siptah
> Columbus, OH

 
 
 

a neat trick! - frayed edge quilts

Post by Mary in Orego » Wed, 28 Apr 2004 09:16:19


I like the way your mother thinks.  LOL

--
Mary
http://community.webshots.com/user/mardor1948

Quote:
> I am guessing it isnt a weed whacker with a blade attachment LOL I would
> have stuffing for a pillow if I tried that..........
> My mom fixed the lint problem totally. She wondered how on earth she would
> deal with the mess her quilt was going to make in her laundry (it is denim
> and flannel) and to solve the mess problem she did this:

> she took it to the laundromat LOL
> no mess!!!!!


> > I was watching the video that came with my Flynn MultiFrame Quilting
> System,
> > and he was showing what he did with his batting samples.  He would cut
> them
> > into squares and make frayed edge quilts with them.  Now, the video went
> > right from him piecing the squares to the following "neat trick", but I
> > assume he clipped the seam allowances to prep the quilt for "neat
trick".
> > Now, here's "neat trick"...instead of running the quilt through the
washer
> > and dryer multiple times to get the nice frayed edges look, he had the
> quilt
> > laid out on a deck and ....get this.... took a weed eater (string
trimmer)
> > to the edges.  Now, they only showed a couple minutes, but he had a
really
> > nice frey on about 2-3 square feet worth of seams.  I just sat there and
> > watched thinking "what a neat trick/idea"  I gotta share this with RCTQ!

> > --
> > Siptah
> > Columbus, OH