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Challenge Completed! Transformers and Pirates Blanket Complete December 4, 2013

Last time we talked about this quilt I was perfecting the layout.

Now that I have the layout how I want it, it is time to adhere the inside of the shirt. By that I mean, I will be using a thing our family calls stitchwich. Joann’s carries it back by the cutting table. It is used to iron two pieces of fabric together so I am using it on the inside of the shirt. Why, you make ask? Well the reason is to prevent the shirt material from stretching while sewing and/ or by use. So with the adhesive done it is time to sew the front.

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The front went together rather smoothly. To be honest I thought that it was going to be a lot harder for me to do. I laid the front piece on the floor and laid the back fabric over it. The transformers fabric was not quite big enough so I bought some black fleece to add to the top and bottom of the blanket back.

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Now for the final steps! Pinning and sewing the front and back together, then flipping it right side out and adding the yard supports. This was how it turned out…

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I don’t know if you noticed it but there is a big open space in the top left corner of the quilt front. This makes the blanket feel incomplete but it might start a fun adventure later. I am going to leave it and see if or what Payton wants to add!

My Christmas presents are officially done!!

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