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Originally Posted by Helen S
Originally Posted by Kitsie
I'm doing Dear Jane, too!
I watched Sharon Shamber video on using "light weight foundation" (Pelon fusible on oneside) to applique and would never have tried without it! It stays on the piece and is easy to sew through.
I'm so glad you found a way to help you! Do you know who your vendor is and if she has anything on-line?
Here's the one I use.
Originally Posted by Rose L
A while ago there was a thread about how the jelly rolls and some other strip pieces are cut unevenly from the mfg.
I was looking at the Hoffman Fabrics site today and found the following page that explains the reasons why this happens with their fabrics and a suggestion of how to correct it when sewing two strips together. It may answer some questions for you.
Originally Posted by LMB
I have a small home and even my floor space is limited. I found this tut and it has worked well for me.
Originally Posted by Rubesgirl
I believe what you're looking for is The Ufo-rphanage for Quilters (www.ufo-rphanage.com). They have all kinds of info on how many and how big. Also, www.Quiltersparadiseesc.com has many calculators for yardage, binding, borders, batting, etc. I've used both of them and found them to be quite accurate. Hope this helps you!
Originally Posted by Jim's Gem
Thanks for the great info!
Originally Posted by danmar
Hi everybody! I got several requests for the pattern for my Carpenter's Star so I am here to post it for everyone to enjoy!
It's really quite a simple block to make, especially after you make the first one. Don't get me wrong though, I said simple, Not "Fast"! LOL I have made about 125 of these blocks so far. It took me all day when I first started. Now it takes me between 3 1/2 and 4 hours to make One. The pattern is made completely out of squares and half squares. If you
Originally Posted by AliKat
Also, you can print PP patterns from EQ. Lots of patterns in the library there.
Your local library might well be another source as long as you have a copy/scanner.
Originally Posted by Fabriclovr
Sharon and I have been working behind the scenes to find you another mystery quilt and we found one!
I have been talking to Kris at Quiltbug.com and she tells me that she will be hosting a FREE mystery quilt on Super Bowl Sunday. She can't give me any details as of yet because her testers are still finishing the final details, but she will let me know as soon as the info for yardage is posted and I will get it to you
In the mean time, please
Originally Posted by quiltingal
I am thinking about making a tumbler quilt or some call it thimble quilt, have any of you made one? If so, could you possibly post some pictures so I can see them? Thank you.
Originally Posted by Krystyna
I started out with a bucket of strips from a fabric designers tag sale.
All my strips are now sewn into HST squares with black.
I first thought I'd do a sunlight and shadows with blue toned squares offset going into red at the bottom - eight across, then seven, etc.
But then I have all these other ones left over.
Put them in the middle?
Or should I do sets of four squares and just move them around?
OR ... pinwheels?
And then there