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Forum: Quilting December 29th 10, 05:22 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By Bev in TX
Defeat avoided - block construction

They used batiks, which are tightly woven. Would that help with the
bias edges?

Bev in TX

On 12/29/10 1:39 AM, Bronnie wrote:
On Dec 29, 1:50 pm, wrote:
On...
Forum: Quilting December 24th 10, 06:41 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Bev in TX
Any active Dear Jane bloggers?

Some OT, but mostly DJ (Dear Jane) & DH (Dear Hannah):
http://www.dearjane.com/maillist.htm

Often OT; includes DJ, DH & QD (Linda Franz's Quilted...
Forum: Quilting December 24th 10, 04:47 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Bev in TX
OT - TSWLTH

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/bus/stories/122410dnbusjoann.90753b.html
OR: http://tinyurl.com/3yo9bzl

I hope this is a good thing.
--
Bev in TX
Forum: Quilting December 24th 10, 01:08 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By Bev in TX
OT - Santa Tracking & Games

Track Santa ...
http://www.noradsanta.org/en/index.html

Play mini-games -- click on the various buildings. The crossword game
changes when you replay...
Forum: Quilting December 22nd 10, 07:22 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Bev in TX
Needle Sizes

I took a class at my LQS around 7 years ago. The elderly lady next to
me was sewing on a Janome 10000 machine that she had purchased a while
before that. All of a sudden her machine froze up and...
Forum: Quilting December 20th 10, 06:40 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By Bev in TX
Thread or pin baste for machine quilting?

I used it once for a small quilt and it worked very well. I used water
soluble thread for the basting.

Bev in TX

On 12/20/10 8:55 AM, Hanne wrote:
Inspired by the Sharon Schamber videos in the...
Forum: Quilting December 16th 10, 12:20 AM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Bev in TX
Need Memory Quilt help

I spent over an hour looking around at various topics and the gallery.
Thanks for that link (I think :-) ).

Bev in TX

On 12/15/10 3:19 PM, Rita L. in MA wrote:
GrammyKathy wrote:
I am making...
Forum: Quilting December 9th 10, 02:52 AM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Bev in TX
OFF Topic:

Oh dear! I surely hope that it heals well. It's good that your SIL
will be helping you some.

Bev in TX

On 12/8/10 4:12 PM, Butterflywings wrote:
No surgery.
Postponed for a good 3 months for...
Forum: Quilting December 5th 10, 02:08 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By Bev in TX
Tooting my own Horn (quietly)

Your quilts are amazing :-). I spent quite an enjoyable time perusing
them, and the rest of your quilts.
--
Bev in TX

On 12/4/10 8:21 PM, Bronnie wrote:
My quilt "Dancing Lights in Indigo...
Forum: Quilting December 2nd 10, 05:28 AM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Bev in TX
Quilters' Newsletter controversy

First of all, the magazine had never promised to include a pattern for
cover quilts, so she has no reason to be put out when they did not do so.

Most of these quilts are very complex works of art...
Forum: Quilting December 1st 10, 04:57 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Bev in TX
Partially OT - Eureka!

I tried to reply to this, but the news group server, eternal-september,
refused to send it (too many open connections???). So here it is again ...

When I found it, my first thought was the...
Forum: Quilting December 1st 10, 03:19 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Bev in TX
Partially OT - Eureka!

LOL, no only one. Its a gift -- a big TY for a huge favor that she did
for me. I am considering adding some of the note cards :-).

--
Bev in TX

On 11/30/10 2:03 PM, Polly Esther wrote:
You're...
Forum: Quilting November 30th 10, 05:19 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Bev in TX
Partially OT - Eureka!

I did a fusible web applique project around 1.5 years ago, using
Steam-A-Seam 2. At that time I had quite a bit of problem with that
product, so I contacted the manufacturer, The Warm Company, to...
Forum: Quilting November 22nd 10, 12:03 AM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Bev in TX
OT - Patchwork Coverlet?

On 11/21/10 4:24 PM, amy in SoCal wrote:
My granny called them Summer Quilts, too. They were always birthed and
quilted, not bound. They were terrific in the summer evenings on the
screened...
Forum: Quilting November 21st 10, 12:32 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Bev in TX
OT - Patchwork Coverlet?

On 11/21/10 12:07 AM, Kate T. wrote:
Hey Bev

My mama used to make those when I was a girl. She called them summer
quilts. She quilted them like any other quilt.

Kate T. South...
Forum: Quilting November 21st 10, 12:19 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Bev in TX
OT - Patchwork Coverlet?

On 11/20/10 9:46 PM, Polly Esther wrote:
Be sure to make it big enough
so a fight doesn't break out. Polly

Thanks!

So how much overhang would you recommend?

Block Size Overhang per side
Forum: Quilting November 21st 10, 02:13 AM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Bev in TX
OT - Patchwork Coverlet?

My DH has decided that he would like something a bit cooler than a
quilt, so I suggested a patchwork coverlet. It will be very simple
patchwork -- just 9" squares (9 rows by 9 columns) with a...
Forum: Quilting November 16th 10, 03:20 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 46
Views: 1,986
Posted By Bev in TX
OT do you remember?

Polly,
Being vegetarians for 38 years we never celebrate Thanksgiving the
"traditional" way with lots of Animal bits and pieces. We have
established our own tradition of Pine Nut Loaf,...
Forum: Quilting November 16th 10, 07:09 AM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 46
Views: 1,986
Posted By Bev in TX
OT do you remember?

On 11/15/10 9:48 PM, Polly Esther wrote:
I almost remember how the creation goes:
banana split lengthwise. Three flavors ice cream
Chocolate syrup on the chocolate scoop
Pineapple something...
Forum: Quilting November 12th 10, 06:07 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 25
Views: 1,390
Posted By Bev in TX
OT - Dishwasher shopping

On 11/10/10 7:53 PM, AuntK wrote:
Has anyone here recently purchased a new dishwasher?...
Kim in NJ

Our Maytag dishwasher broke a couple months ago, and we are still trying
to decide whether to...
Forum: Quilting November 9th 10, 01:32 AM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By Bev in TX
Pine Tree Block Comparison

I've been thinking that not all of the trees in a forest are the same.
Perhaps there's room for both, as well as the redesigned block that
Roberta mentioned?

Thanks,
Bev in TX
Forum: Quilting November 8th 10, 03:21 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By Bev in TX
Pine Tree Block Comparison

I'll be using PP -- no other way to go for me.

Bev in TX

On 11/8/10 6:27 AM, Nann wrote:

I think it depends on the look you want to achieve. The left-hand
pictu if all the trees are out...
Forum: Quilting November 7th 10, 08:45 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By Bev in TX
Pine Tree Block Comparison

I've made two quilts for my DH, but they were lap size ones. He wants
one big enough for a king size bed, with plenty of hang over. This
quit, as currently designed, will be 110"x112". I think...
Forum: Quilting November 7th 10, 06:22 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By Bev in TX
Pine Tree Block Comparison

Yes, I see what you mean.

Bev in TX
On 11/7/10 9:42 AM, Roberta wrote:
IMO, use the smaller pieces on the right if you want to use multiple
greens. But if it's all the same green, you might as...
Forum: Quilting November 7th 10, 06:02 PM Posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By Bev in TX
Pine Tree Block Comparison

Yes, you made perfect sense :-). I had not planned on getting too artsy
with these blocks, but I haven't finished designing the quilt yet -- so
who knows?

Bev in TX

On 11/7/10 7:57 AM, Polly...
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