Design Wall Monday 6/4/12
So what is greening a batt? It's my way of dealing with left over pieces of batting to use it up instead of throwing it away. I learned this method from Marti Michell in her machine quilting in sections book. Way faster than basting the batting together.
Essentially, you find pieces that together will provide a batt for your top. I overlap them at the side they will be joined and cut a squiggly line through both of them. In the photo you can see them after the cut. I threw away the two pieces resorting from cutting them. Then I cut 1" strips of fusible interfacing. I push the two pieces together and lay the strips on top of the edges and with a Teflon sheet or a piece of fabric I press the joint closed with the interfacing. (you can see a more detailed post here). The batt is now ready to sandwich with the top and back. Have one more to go after this one.
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