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  1. Unevenly cut strips and jelly rolls

    by , 05-05-2012 at 08:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rose L View Post
    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.

    http://www.hoffmanfabrics.com/EDocs/...ons%20page.pdf
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  2. Squaring Up a Large Quilt

    by , 03-31-2012 at 09:15 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by LMB View Post
    I have a small home and even my floor space is limited. I found this tut and it has worked well for me.
    http://naptimequilter.blogspot.com/2...-tutorial.html.
    Good luck.
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  3. Resources?

    by , 03-12-2012 at 07:36 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rubesgirl View Post
    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!
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  4. Making and Using Triangle Blocks in Your Quilts

    by , 03-11-2012 at 08:24 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jim's Gem View Post
    Thanks for the great info!
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  5. My Carpenter's Star Pattern

    by , 02-23-2012 at 10:56 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by danmar View Post
    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
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  6. Paper piecing patterns

    by , 02-17-2012 at 07:33 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by AliKat View Post
    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.

    ali
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  7. Super Bowl Sunday Mystery Quilt

    by , 02-05-2012 at 09:28 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Fabriclovr View Post
    Hi Ladies!

    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
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  8. Tumbler Quilt

    by , 02-05-2012 at 09:27 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by quiltingal View Post
    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.
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  9. Bucket of Strips Quilt Blocks Done - Now What? Help!

    by , 02-04-2012 at 03:51 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Krystyna View Post
    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.

    Now what?
    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
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  10. Cats in the Attic

    by , 01-28-2012 at 12:07 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by cedarvalleyquilts View Post
    Kevin's sister pieced this cute attic windows quilt and has neat cat fabric in each window. Kevin quilted an all-over meander on it. I thought it turned out really cute.

    Christine
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