Why Should I Use Quilting Appliqué Pins?

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applique pinsI’m in the process of repairing a 1940’s quilt by replacing some of the fabric diamonds that have disintegrated over the years. After discussions with the owner of the quilt, I am appliquéing new diamonds over the warn patches to bring the quilt back to life.

When I first started pinning the patches to the quilt, I used the same pin that I use when I piece or sew. After a couple of patches, I started reducing the size of the pins I was using and ended with tiny appliqué pins.

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