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Posted by: "Diana Feit" email@example.com mosaic_maven
Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:51 am (PST)
Someone mentioned that their Step 1 HOURGLASS Blocks seem to have become
'not so precise' in the center.
There is a HINT that works for this intersection.
Press all seams towards the darker (printed) fabric for all four units and
match correct set of triangles together.
When you place the two triangle
Measuring fabric used
Posted by: "Linda Green" firstname.lastname@example.org quiltlin
Sun Nov 6, 2011 6:10 am (PST)
I have a little calculator that I keep by my cutting/sewing table.
I figured out the number of square inches in a yard of fabric
Then measure your quilt and multiply length x width to give you the number
of square inches in your quilt.
Then divide that by 1296 and it will give you the number
OMG, I have a Brother machine and love everything about it except the 1/4" issue, altho I've somewhat worked around it. I will definitely try this!
Amy in KY
--- In quiltvillechat@ yahoogroups. com, "Vicki" <gasorski@.. .> wrote:
> I'm going to guess you have either a Babylock or Brother machine. I hate their 1/4" foot because of it's weird design.
Homemade laundry detergent, and a Star Log Cabin
Today I made my 3rd or 4th batch of homemade laundry detergent since December 08. The original cost of ingredients was approx. $10.00. I DID have to purchase a second bar of Fels Naptha for about $2.00, but I STILL have a half box of Washing Soda and half box of 20 Mule Team Boraxo, and 2/3 of that 2nd bar of Fels Naptha. Cost per load is about .01 -- yes, that's right! Also, I don't need fabric softener any more with this detergent
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Finger Mitts Oven Gloves
Victoria White, The Secret Workshop
My young son and I both love these great finger mitts. I use them all the time instead of potholders and oven gloves
Sunday, June 24, 2007Installment Two, Scrappy Rebuilt Log Cabin
OK, above is your block pressed, with messy edges. At this point I'm thinking wider logs might have been a better choice, but this is what I did, so I'll live with it.
Next (above), I trimmed this block to 10 1/2 inches. That was tight! But since my logs were narrow, if I trimmed to 10 inches, I would