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String Quilt by [email protected]
Hope you all have made a string quilt before. I love to use up my left over pieces of material from previous quilts. This helps to get rid of a lot of material. You do have to sew these strips on a foundation and mine were 10 1/2 inches, after pressing and squaring up these blocks are now 10...
September 20th 17 03:44 PM
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OT, but not totally: another Amazon gift certificate for givingblood. by Brian Christiansen
Recently, I got another Amazon gift certificate for giving blood, and I am pondering what to do with it. I recently have looked at several videos on YouTube and elsewhere about machine quilting with a singer Featherweight. The videos and blogs that I looked at said 4 basic things: since the...
September 17th 17 11:08 PM
by Julia in MN[_5_] Go to last post
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OT Finally! Actively house shopping by Night Mist
As most of you may grok based on my posting history, the house I live in has been going all to heckies for better than a decade. I have finally gotten my family to agree that we must move. What is more I have convinced them at long last that it will be more economically sensible to buy. Between...
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September 16th 17 02:43 PM
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Nancy Zieman by Jack Campin[_2_]
I've never seen one of her shows, but it seems she was one of the good people. http://www.nancyzieman.com/blog/quilting-2/a-personal-note-from-nancy/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- e m a i l : j a c k @ c a m p i n . m e ...
September 9th 17 03:48 PM
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Celestial Quilt and more by [email protected]
I finished my Disappearing Pinwheel mans quilt and it turned out really good, where you start out with a huge pinwheel and the re-cut it, then rearrange pieces before you assembly it. I also finished my 24-2 1/2 inch and 9 patch block quilt tops. Now I am off to a new one. Go to...
August 30th 17 03:55 PM
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Why does the needle not thread and seems to be hitting the edge ofthe bobbin case on my Bernina 1010? by [email protected]
Does anyone know why the needle won't thread and seems to be hitting the edge of the bobbin case on my old Bernina 1010
August 21st 17 06:08 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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from the past by [email protected]
hi all, i just rediscovered this group, can't believe it still exists. is anyone still on here that helped with the james byrd jr. quilt? i found this video with horrible sound, but our quilt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW1JAddFygM would love to hear what you've been up to the last decade or...
August 7th 17 06:37 PM
by Shirley Go to last post
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Two and 1/2 inch Squares by [email protected]
I have a lot of 2 1/2 inch squares that I have been saving. This is from left over material that has been made into quilts. What kind of block or quilt can I make with 4 sq's, 6 sq's, 8 sq's or 12 sq's. I can use some ideas if anyone has can help. Sandy$
August 2nd 17 12:28 AM
by Julia in MN[_5_] Go to last post
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All those 2 1/2 inch Squares by [email protected]
Well I did finish "Home on the Range" quilt top and it came out great. I did have a little trouble with the flying geese. I got out my box of 2 1/2 inch squares because I wanted to make 9 patch's for a quilt. I did make 21 of these 9 patches, using 2 colors, one was a contrast color. Now...
July 31st 17 10:21 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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Bucilla Special Edition Noah's Ark Stamped Tied Quilt Top #64005 by [email protected]
On Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 3:26:40 AM UTC-7, wrote: I'm willing to scan and share electronically also I purchased Noah's Ark quilt for cross stitch at a yard sale. No floss chart or instructions available. I know this is a long shot but if you still have them available I...
July 25th 17 09:50 PM
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On The Range Quilt Top by [email protected]
Hello All, This is the next quilt that I have already started. It is a western theme of boots, saddles, horses, ropes and etc. Here is the address: www.loveofquilting.com/march-april-2017-pattern-on.the.range Now scroll down to "On The Range". Sometimes my computer does not...
July 21st 17 03:48 PM
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Tin Lizzie 18 by Trixie
Does anyone have experience (good or bad) with a Tin Lizzie 18? I have a Handi-Quilter frame with a Juki 98 and am considering trading up. Any reviews will be greatly appreciated. Trixie
July 15th 17 01:10 PM
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OT The Pink Toenails of Shame by [email protected]
oooh, he is probably mad he has had to turn in his "man-cat card" with new pink toenails. Hoping the house effort continues moving forward! Ginger in CA On Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 2:08:53 PM UTC-7, Night Mist wrote: So the bank needed to copy some more papers, thus I was poking about in my...
July 15th 17 10:28 AM
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Lavender Love Quilt (renamed Blue Gold Love) by [email protected]
Hello All, Well I finished all my hot pads, think there were 17 hot pads made. I was going through some of my stash fabrics and found two fabrics that were the same design but just different background colors and got the idea of making another Lavender Love quilt which I made a few months...
July 10th 17 07:41 PM
by Brian Christiansen Go to last post
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Mega quilter problems by [email protected]
I recently purchased a used, but almost new, Viking mega quilter. It is skipping stitches and the thread keeps breaking. I have adjusted both tensions, and re-threaded, adjust the frame,it sews good for a minute, then the thread breaks or skips stitches. It is driving me crazy...I am new to...
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July 10th 17 12:58 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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More about the wonderclips by Brian Christiansen
I finished the pants, sort of. I decided to go with the elastic in the pants, but I cannot actually do that until I buy the elastic, but I did sew the crotch seam and make a casing for the elastic. I looked at the seams, and what I originally did was the suggestion made that I make it into a...
July 9th 17 06:37 PM
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Hot Pads by [email protected]
Hello All, Well after making 2 more butterfly quilt tops, each being smaller than the previous one because I made a mistake while cutting them out. Instead of cutting out 5 1/2 inch squares, I instead cut some 5 inch squares and it was only after I had cut 15 sets of these discovered my...
June 27th 17 03:59 PM
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The quilt I am repairing by Brian Christiansen
I have talked several times about a quilt I am repairing, and just thought I would say some stuff about the progress of it. It is kinda going slowly, but that is because I sew on a replacement square, then let it sit for a while (sometimes a few days, sometimes as much as a few weeks), but I...
June 25th 17 10:45 AM
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pencil marks on quilt tops by [email protected]
The "Fons & Porter Mechanical Pencil" IS wonderful!! You can get regular or white lead. It has an eraser, on it. I've had mine for years & love it. However; still trying to figure out WHY I grabbed a "Regular Pencil" not even a #2 type,the other day & now have ironed in, very dark, markings on my...
June 24th 17 10:04 PM
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family reunion preparation by [email protected]
Hi friends, I am preparing square muslin blocks for my family to put their handprints on and their signature, and then I will create a quilt or table-cloth with the squares. need an idea how to do this. one idea is to trace their handprint with sharpie...? one idea is to use acrylic paint on...
June 24th 17 05:54 AM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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