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Train Tree Skirt – Finished product!

Well after the tension troubles, ripping and re-stitching, the train tree skirt is FINALLY DONE!!!! Here’s how it looked before quilting: Here’s the finished product: I added some black ribbon after the quilting was finished to be tracks. I love … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Tension Troubles

I had some time I was supposed to be cleaning the house free time, so I decided to get working on N’s tree skirt after all there wasn’t much left to do. Only about 1/3 of the pebbles needed to … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Quilting the Edges

The center of the train tree skirt was done. So it was time to move on to the outside of the tree skirt. As always, I wasn’t 100% sure what I was going to quilt. I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Quilting the center

With the quilt loaded and concentric octagons marked I just needed to decide what I wanted to quilt on it. I wanted the quilting to take more of a back seat on this quilt, but not disappear into the background. … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Marking the quilt

With Ms M’s quilt done, it’s time to start N’s. For his I wanted quilting that wasn’t as front and center. I want the trains to be the star of this quilt, not the quilting. But, at the same time … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Adding the detials

Now that the main portions of the train cars were assembled and stitched down to the quilt top it was time to add some details. The first detail I worked on where the wheels. There were 40 wheels for the … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt – Assembled Cars

Phew. I can’t believe that the last time I worked on these tree skirts was FEBURARY!!!! WHAT? Sigh. Well I had better get rockin’ if I want these done and under the trees this Christmas. Now that birthday’s are done … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt: Concept to Completion – Step 2 Design and Fabric Selection

Now that N had selected the conceptual design for his Train Tree Skirt it was time to do the final design and select fabrics. The toy train skirt from Monkey’s in My Pocket was our inspiration. But, N wanted REAL … Continue reading

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