Originally Posted by AllTheLovely
I live in the Niagara region of Ontario. I'm wondering, for anyone else who lives in this area or surrounding areas, where do you go to buy your fabric? I know about FabricLand, Lens Mill, Bee in NOTL is wonderful for designer prints and cute stuff, but am I missing out on a hidden jewel out there? A shop that carries designer prints (Kate Spain, Tula Pink, Michael Miller, etc), at prices that aren't ridiculous?
I usually order thru Etsy, because once I've factored
Originally Posted by TMK
Here is a picture my wonderful step-daughters wedding quilt. I pieced it and a LA quilted it. Daughter and her partner just loved it. They were married in Vermont on 12/22 OUTSIDE! Thankfully the reception, etc was all inside. Beautiful wedding though. Thanks for looking.
Originally Posted by ontheriver
I am sure this has already been addressed many times but I can not seem to find it ----------I want to make hst using the method where you sew all four sides of square the cut on diagonals. I need them 4.5 in unfinished. Can anyone give the correct size of square to use. I need to make lots and this seems the fastest. I can't use my triangulations right now as no printer ink and no $$ to get any. Thank you for any help. Happy quilting.
Originally Posted by Julie R
So today I tried template work on my long arm machine. It's pretty tough - I thought. Maybe I just lack the hand coordination (holding with one, moving the machine with the other). Maybe my template was too big (tried HandiQuilter's clamshell). I know "practice, practice, practice". It's a charity quilt for the children's hospital, so I'm sure it's ok. Had a few shells look a bit wonky. I liked it though because I didn't have to roll the quilt as much as I do with pantographs.
Originally Posted by McBrow
Has anyone tried their hand at machine quilting using an embroidery machine?
Originally Posted by cindyw
I always enjoy seeing the quilts y'all are working on so I thought I would post this one.
I started this before Christmas but couldn't get back to it until the last couple of evenings. I still need to put on borders and think I'll do a 1" yellow border, 4 or 5" pattern border and then the dark gray binding.
The fabric is Dear Stella Fabrics, Serengeti Maasai Mara.
This is an iphone photo and the colors (yellow) is prettier in person. (You can
Originally Posted by SMR
Could someone please tell me how to make the cuts and then sew together the disappearing 4-patch block? I know there are instructions on U Tube but my computer doesn't like U Tube and I can't get it to play. I've tried the disappearing 9-patch and have instructions for disappearing 16-patch and I'd like to try the 4-patch.
Originally Posted by flutefish
I have a Bernina 430 with the BSR foot, and I can't seem to get satisfactory results using it. As soon as I start moving the fabric, the machine goes off at a tremendous speed, regardless of the speed at which I'm moving the fabric, resulting in extremely small and generally pretty uneven and unattractive-looking stitches. This seems to happen no matter whether I'm in mode 1 or 2. I'm to the point where I've given up on it and gone back to doing free motion quilting with an old-fashioned foot, and
Originally Posted by tymia
God started an elderly ministry in the Ukraine with me. I need to raise money to visit yearly and help buy food and supplies for the senior citizens. I sew, but not great and need to be able to make something I could sell at craft fairs and etc. Does anyone have an idea. Please advise!
Originally Posted by QuilterMomOf3
My dad would really like the tumbling blocks pattern for his quilt but I'm severely intimidated.
Could anyone please provide me with a decent tutorial?
Thank you SO much in advance!! My dad is wanting to sew this patten for his 1st ever quilt he wants to make, but I have NO clue how to begin...