1. Another Dresden table topper

    by , 11-28-2012 at 12:39 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by MarLeClair View Post
    Just finished this. Nothing exciting but I like it.
    It really isn't wrinkley like it looks.
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  2. What is Bottom Line thread for and what is it made from? Do you like it?

    by , 11-27-2012 at 04:02 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by jcrow View Post
    I am interested in knowing about Bottom Line before I do a purchase. I have bought from Superior Threads a few times, but would like inpput about this thread. This might sound totally stupid, but is Bottom Line for the bobbin? Thank you, Jeanne
  3. Light Bar for Quilting Machine

    by , 11-20-2012 at 01:48 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Lori and Gordon View Post
    Hello everyone.

    Being empty nesters, now, wife has a large room for a quilting machine.

    After spending 2 days at the Portland OR MQX show, we bought a ABM INNOVA.

    After getting it into the room, we really started looking for a light bar to give her the proper light.

    Did some searching on the internet, and, you know what? Not much info there. What there was, was expensive. So. I decided to take on the task.

    This is what
  4. Have you ever bought a piece of fabric 'cos you love it ....

    by , 11-20-2012 at 01:44 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by QultingaddictUK View Post
    and then found you didn't know what to do with it? I have more times than I care to mention but there was one particular fabric that I paid an arm and a leg for, a yard of Kaffe Fasset Paper Fans fabrics :

    Well I found a perfect pattern for it just by accident. I think some of you may remember me mentioning a really good and well known quilter who lives her on the Island, Angelika Monks,
  5. Looking for a tutorial on Elmer's Washable School Glue for basting a quilt

    by , 11-19-2012 at 10:09 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by carslo View Post
    I am hoping that someone out there is just waiting for a written request to do a tutorial on this method of basting. I have read lots about it but have not seen a tutorial. I am ready to try it, even bought a gallon of glue on Amazon but I truly am a visual learner.

    Can someone helps us out here?

    Thanks for listening aka reading
  6. Winding Ways, Healing Ways

    by , 11-16-2012 at 05:09 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by PaperPrincess View Post
    I made this quilt for a friend who is ill. Got the border fabric on sale, liked it so much I hunted down a couple yards of the green and a yard of the pink. I have the Accucut Winding Ways die which I had used before and thought it would be a good choice. The quilt went together well, but when I was all done I decided it was boring. I think I'm not a 'pastel person'. After a day or so, I decided maybe it wasn't boring, it was soothing. It's off to the recipient this week. Hope she likes it
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  7. A Pinwheel quilt for Linda

    by , 11-14-2012 at 03:26 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by tootsquilts View Post
    I quilted this quilt for a customer in Maryland several month ago, and though you might would enjoy seeing the results of what I did on a on her beautiful Batik Pinwheel quilt top.
    Hope you enjoy
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  8. I'm Not Homeless!

    by , 11-14-2012 at 03:23 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by bubble951 View Post
    Saw this in my newest Fons & Porter, but the puppies looked homeless, so I gave them a pretty red collar and a bright gold dog tag. Made the quilt top a litter larger (20 blocks instead of 12) and of course they are all the same breed!

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  9. Achieving an Accurate 1/4" Seam Allowance

    by , 11-14-2012 at 05:11 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by AndiR View Post
    Someone was having trouble today with her blocks not being the correct size. I'm posting this tutorial to help anyone who is not sure how to tell if they are sewing accurate 1/4 inch seams. If this is hard to read, I have a version here:

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  10. Can you name just one?

    by , 11-14-2012 at 03:56 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by #1piecemaker View Post
    I was just sitting here wondering if anyone has a favorite pattern that they like to use over and over. For me it was the drunkard path. There are so many variations of it and all look different using the same block. I have 2 different ones going now. I also love a variety of patterns and like to try something new all of the time. Hence, I have so many UFO's and projects going. What about you? Do you have one special pattern that you like to make? Or do you think variety is the spice of life?
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