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Originally Posted by azwendyg
Hello All! I've been MIA from this board for quite awhile, but just had to come back and share this with you.
Last spring I bought a starter set of Sew Steady Westalee templates and rulers along with a ruler foot to fit my domestic machine from my LQS. The guys there are so funny; whenever they get something new in, they tell me "We got something you need..." I had never seen these, but the clamshell template really caught my interest. I've been trying to do consistent
Originally Posted by bearisgray
This site gives some info:
Be sure to read the comments, too. At a quilt show, the demonstrator states she marks FMQ registration lines with Frixion pens and the marks completely disappear with Grandma's Secret Spot remover... she's never had it fail. http://www.amazon.com/Grandmas-Secre.../dp/B0021JD2S0
Originally Posted by Tartan
benson1, here is a picture of the block construction. After sewing the 45 *line, fold out the strip to make sure it is perfect before trimming away the extra corner fabric after the 1/4 inch seam.
Per Aurifil Twitter, free to cut and share
Originally Posted by mommysewist
There's a young boy at my church with autism. I've been looking for something fun to make him, as we've become friends with his Dad, and I found this! It's really fun and I'm excited to give it to him on Sunday. Please click on the link below to watch a video of what this 'toy' does. I'd never seen one before but these flexagons are normally made out of paper. This young man (who's page I'm linking) made one out of fabric.
Originally Posted by Jeanne S
I don't have a name for this pattern. If anyone does, let me know. It is another one of those that I saw somewhere a long time ago and figured it out. Here is how I make it:
1. I use three fabrics, with high contrast so the pattern will stand out. Cut all fabric into 2 1/2" x WOF strips.
2. Sew one strip of each of the 3 fabrics together on the long sides to make a three-strip unit, WOF long. I always put my darkest fabric in the center, as the center strip forms the
Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
I worked it out in my EQ... the quilt as pictured with 12 in blocks is 110x122. you may want to add one more of the right hand row to the left and bottom to make it symmetrical.
this is the single block
these are the rotary cutting for one 12 in block
Bedding Size Chart
Updated 10-24-2015 at 04:32 PM by QuiltnNan
Originally Posted by Gay
There are cut-away and tear-away stabilisers. Try pulling a bit of the corner off by hand, if it doesn't tear easily, it's a cut-away. If it feels like thin plastic, it's likely to be wash-away.
Check both sides of each, if one side is a bit shiny, it's probably iron on.
You can also get iron-ons double-sided ,not technically a stabiliser, great for applique. Draw a design on the paper side, iron to back of fabric and cut out design, then peel the back paper off and press onto background