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  1. Do You FMQ Feathers? HELP!

    by , 01-22-2013 at 07:52 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by sewbizgirl View Post
    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.
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  2. Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star template

    by , 01-22-2013 at 07:48 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by MarLeClair View Post
    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.
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  3. Maid-Rites?

    by , 01-17-2013 at 09:40 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by sandyl View Post
    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
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  4. thimbles for hand quilting

    by , 01-14-2013 at 04:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by carla m View Post
    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.
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  5. An organized scrappy.

    by , 01-11-2013 at 11:30 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by such a sew and sew View Post
    I got determined to use more scraps sooo this is what I made.
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  6. My Table runner Kit

    by , 01-11-2013 at 10:04 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Amythyst02 View Post
    It seems lately I have seen alot of questions about kits. I love kits. And I wanted to show you my last one. At Christmas I was crazy making table runners, and this is the one I made for myself. Also, my kitchen table is my sewing table, so...this is on my china cabinet. One last thing, all my kits have been purchased off Ebay, and I have to say I have not been dissappointed in any of them. This one was a tad different as it was a quilt as you go!! Loved it.

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  7. Tote/purse pattern w/ zipper and shoulder strap

    by , 01-11-2013 at 07:14 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by leatheflea View Post
    http://www.conniekresin.com/2013/01/...-tutorial.html

    This looks fairly easy, it has a shoulder strap and a zipper, and its cute!
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  8. Need help figuring out this quilt

    by , 01-10-2013 at 05:21 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by tucsonquilter View Post
    I saved the picture of this quilt from the QB a while ago. I want to make one for my new granddaughter but cant figure it out. I want it large enough for a crib quilt which I believe should be 50" by 53". It is making my head hurt. Do you think the strips are cut 2.5" or 3"?

    If the person who made this quilt has the name of the pattern that would be great.
    Thank you so much for your help.
    Pat
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  9. Favorite Sloppy Joe Recipe

    by , 01-09-2013 at 06:37 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Twisted Quilter View Post
    Looking for a quick sloppy joe recipe. There are hundred's out there, but I don't have the time to try them all. What's your favorite sloppy joe recipe?
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  10. Stunning Quilts

    by , 01-09-2013 at 06:07 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by TanyaL View Post
    We have so many members ask about patterns for a quilt that is stunning in its appearance and then usually there is another qualifier such as quick or no curves or no 60 degree triangles or something else or not modern or not traditional. Would those of you who have made many quilts post the picture of the one most stunning quilt you've made with a description of how long it took to sew, how difficult it was to make, etc. I think a category of our best, stunning quilts would be quite helpful and
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