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I held off on buying the aqua and brown/tan fabric I wanted to use on my next quilt, BIG MISTAKE. It's all gone!! I have called all the local shops looked extensively online. Does anyone know whether those colors will be restocked??? They seemed to be very popular. How do I find out what new fabric will be coming out from the manufacturers. I certainly hope they come back I love the spa colors.
My Mom was so pleased with her Mother's day gift, I got a lot of practice with FMQ.
I am thinking of using some blues and aquas in lines across the across, I think wavy lines would be great, don't know how to cut or sew them, would love to hear your answers and comments.
I am making my first attempt at a purse for my daughter's Mother's day gift. Didn't use a pattern, has a zippered pocket and one open pocket inside the lining. Anyone have any advice for putting on the top zipper and attaching the lining. No sure how to go about it, I have the zipper sewn into the top, do I sew the ends up on the zipper piece first?? Then attached to top of purse?
Here's a picture of the purse I am trying to make, also I have FMQ into all the square on this quilt, now I am trying to figure out what to stitch into the frames around the squares. How do you think it would look to stitch straight lines perpendicular to the frames?
Updated 05-03-2013 at 08:15 AM by debbiemarie
I started a purse to give for Mother's day, I was able to apply some naugahyde to the side, but when I tried to sew two pieces together, the sewing machine gets stuck and drags and stretches the fabric. Any suggestions? I am using my old Singer 15-91, and a size 14 needle. I will post a pic next.
I goofed, here's the front of the t-shirt
this is the front of the t-shirt idea. Zackary loves this so much, first thing every morning when he comes in, he wants to take off his shirt and put this one one for the day.
Last week I saw a request for project ideas for little boys, I have a great idea, it involves a t-shirt and some appliques.
I have attached a photo of a Superman t-shirt I bought at Target a while back, I tried to get another for my other grandson, but unfortunately they are no longer available. I am not suggesting that you pirate a design that has licensing on it, but I think a big "B" for boy for a "Z" for Zack, would be great. The best part is that the maker of this
I am trying to Free Motion Quilt, I made the sherbet colored quilt, I bought one of those purple pens where I traced the design onto the fabric. WELL...I also have a purple pen that is a purple dye pen... and well I picked up the wrong pen ( they look exactly alike!!!!!) I traced the design on 4 squares and well now it will not wash out - obviously. I was making this quilt for my Mom for Mother's day. I have tried alcohol, hair spray, even acetone, I have one more thing to try, Crisco. I need to