Reduce, reuse, recycle

This quilt was tied and loved for quite some time before it began to fall apart.  It’s stained, discolored, seams splitting, some fabric tears, but I started another rescue job on it.  First step was to start pressing

start pressing


Loosened from the back and ready to press

start press wrinkles


Smooth it out

starch steam squoosh


Starch, steam, press

more wonk


More rumples and wrinkles



And more rumples

another antique


On the machine – using Darlene Epp’s Trillium pantograph

done 1


Done!  Not perfect, but a lot better than it was



one last pic.

4 thoughts on “Reduce, reuse, recycle

  1. Are you starching and pressing the quilt before you put it on the long arm? Or are you doing this after loading the quilt on the long arm? I am really impressed with your work!

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