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From: foxe
Date: 02-26-2007, 08:23 AM (1 of 6)
I would like to make a quilt/wallhanging that looks like a stained glass window. Is there any way that it can be done round - like the ones you see in churches. thanks :coffee2:
User: foxe
Member since: 02-19-2007
Total posts: 3
From: HeyJudee
Date: 02-26-2007, 06:49 PM (2 of 6)
Here are some sites that explain how to make a stained glass quilt. I think they can be done in different shapes. You would just have to cut it to the shape you want. Hope these help.,1789,HGTV_3307_1391693,00.html
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User: HeyJudee
Member since: 01-25-2005
Total posts: 1366
From: vickki
Date: 02-26-2007, 10:21 PM (3 of 6)
I am doing an all day class saturday ,it's a red cardinal in a window.I really like the stain glass quilting...
User: vickki
Member since: 08-21-2005
Total posts: 374
From: foxe
Date: 02-27-2007, 08:56 AM (4 of 6)
thank you all for the links, unfortunately they are still all set within some sort of a block. Im looking for it to be round on its own.
User: foxe
Member since: 02-19-2007
Total posts: 3
From: Magot
Date: 02-27-2007, 11:09 AM (5 of 6)
I am trying to think of how to describe this -
You want to hang a circular wall hanging, yes?
When you quilt it together I would make a sandwich of pieced top,batting, buckram cut to shape,and backing fabric. You will need to bind with a bias.

You can quilt through the buckram - I would suggest not to much detail though - and it will give your piece the stability it needs. Maybe you should just outline the stained glass bits

As to hanging it, would it be possible to hang it from a horizontal pole (like a window pole) some way above the quilt using different lengths of fishing twine. So there would be say, 5 points of attachment for the line - one at either side, one in the middle top and two more between those two points. The fishing line would have to be all different lengths but it might make it look as if it were floating on the wall.
Just an idea.
love and kisses, Jan
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User: Magot
Member since: 12-22-2002
Total posts: 3626
From: AdvaP
Date: 03-11-2007, 01:25 PM (6 of 6)
I just finished sandwiching a round wall hanging. I made a bias binding and attached it to the top. When I want to turn it over to the back, it makes the quilt like an upside down bowl.
What did I do wrong?
It's a very small quilt, so I can take the binding off, and start over....
Adva Price
User: AdvaP
Member since: 10-15-2000
Total posts: 325
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