Originally Posted by nannyrick.com
I,m having the worst time trying to line up my blocks with sashing.
In the past few days, the seam ripper is part of my clothing.
I think they are lined up and yet when I sew, they are off. At the
rate I,m going I,m going to have to order a gross of seam rippers.
I would appreciate all the help I can get.
Thanks in advance.
Originally Posted by Johanna Fritz
We needed another quilt pattern for our Quilts For Kids Milwaukee Chapter sewing day. Our next one is the second Saturday in February. We sew at Bigsby's Sewing in Elm Grove, WI if you are in the area and would like to join us. Here is one of the patterns we are handing out. I made it to be really easy. It is made of 2 blocks: HST and four patches.
You can make these any size: We are using charm packs for this one. Since our charms are 5", I made this to use 4 7/8 squares (we
Originally Posted by sewbizgirl
This was a fun one to make. I got carried away with the quilting-- usually don't put this much quilting on my quilts. I have a great new Juki 2010Q and the FMQ is a pleasure! I had some fun with the back, too.
Originally Posted by EllieGirl
I have seen tutorials where the person has a machine that sits flush with the table. Then when you FMQ the quilt is spread out flat, not hanging off the sides. Where can you get those tables?
Originally Posted by Dollyo
This was posted on one of my yahoo frame quilting groups. They have since put the link in their files.
It answered some questions for me and I've watched & read alot about longarm tension.
Originally Posted by sewbizgirl
I need to learn how to quilt feathers for the current quilt I am quilting. I watched all the videos and thought I was ready... but my first practice piece (below, in brown) turned out HORRIBLE. If you are fairly decent at quilting feathers (FMQ, freehand, not with a longarm pattern) would you PLEASE post pics of your feather quilting here? I need some inspiration! And apparently, lots more practice.
Originally Posted by MarLeClair
I don't know about the demo you saw, but I have Deb Tucker's Lemoyne Star ruler. I love it. I made perfect 3" stars up to 12" stars. After I took a class I went home and made the wall hanging. I only wish she would come out with some other patterns that you could use the same ruler with.
Originally Posted by sandyl
I grew up in the quad cities in Illinois and our big treat was to go to the Maid Rite for sandwiches. I would love to have the real recipe for these sandwiches. They are loose ground beef and served with the "standard" of mustard, onion and pickle. I think the gr. beef was steamed with coca cola or something. Such a yummy sandwich and every time we go "home" I must visit a Maid-Rite restaurant.
If anyone has the recipe for these sandwiches I would love to try
Originally Posted by carla m
ok i have a question i hope its not too stupid. ive never hand sewn much but i have a desire to learn to handquilt.
i do everything by machine now even binding. i want to know which finger or fingers you put a thimble on since you have to size them and also what kind of thimbles are more comfortable and easy to use. im planning on trying to teach myself with videos and practicing ive also bought a couple of handquilting books to help. thanks ahead of time for all your help and info.
Originally Posted by such a sew and sew
I got determined to use more scraps sooo this is what I made.