by pat111otter 21 Mar 2015

I think I've got it at last !! I didn't use any adhesive backing, hooped the fabric and cut away stabiliser together, floated another piece of tear away underneath, and although I can see a tiny pucker, I've decided that a blind man would love to see it, and to give up the struggle ! Many thanks to everyone for your help.

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by hagridsmom 22 Mar 2015

an older lady that taught me to quilt would say can a man galloping by on a horse see it? I can't see a pucker at all and i am sitting still. You are fine and it looks adorable. For some reason that fabric looks exactly right for him.

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by KCowden 22 Mar 2015

There's a skent and dent store near where we live and their advertisement is a little old lady old lady that asks where's the dent? So...where's the pucker? LOL!!!

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by anangel 22 Mar 2015

Great job!! Love it!
Hugs, Angel

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by graceandham 22 Mar 2015

He looks great. Congratulations!

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by tonilee 22 Mar 2015

I sincerely want to get this right. so there is no backing just the fabric, I sometimes use a iron on backing, maybe I shouldn't, then you cut out the hippo with iron on backing? and floated tear away under the hoop? thank you Toni lee

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by gitteh 22 Mar 2015

Beautiful! I would love to be at your level :)

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by airyfairy 22 Mar 2015

I think you are being too hard on yourself. You have done a great job with the little hippo

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by lidiad 22 Mar 2015

That's cute! Well done, Pat. I can't see the tiny pucker...
Hugs, Lidia

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by highlandermom 21 Mar 2015

Fantastic, very cute!

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by noah 21 Mar 2015

love it it pops out at you good job hugs

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by shirley124 21 Mar 2015

Looks good. Well done Hugs

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by pennifold 21 Mar 2015

Brilliant job Pat, love it. Love Chris

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by 02kar Moderator 21 Mar 2015

I'm so glad you found the method that works for you. Great job.

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by asterixsew Moderator 21 Mar 2015

Congratulations and what pucker

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by pldc 21 Mar 2015

well done! Glad that you are happy with it. ~hugs~

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by baydreamer 21 Mar 2015

Well done!

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by stork 21 Mar 2015

Love the stripes!

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by decojo 21 Mar 2015

very cute ~ great job!

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by Wendyy 21 Mar 2015

This is so cute. If you did not mention the tiny pucker I would never have thought to look for it. I with the blind man because I can not see it. I love the design. Thank you for sharing it.

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by dragonflyer 21 Mar 2015

Great...lookin' good!

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by jrob Moderator 21 Mar 2015

Good job! I enlarged your picture and still don't see. I think it's in your memory now, only. :)

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by danababes 21 Mar 2015

Yay! Congrats :)

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by sonjapotgieter 21 Mar 2015

Well done...Always a first time..Only way we learn!!!!A Lovely design....

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