Originally Posted by romille
I am just starting out and have found a few tools that have quickly become my favorites, and am still discovering things. What are yours?
Shape Cut Pro slotted ruler
GrabbIt magnetic pin cushion
Seam-Fix seam ripper
and then of course the essential rotary cutter and mat, but that goes without saying
Originally Posted by Central Ohio Quilter
Our neighbor just came knocking at our door to ask for advice in getting rid of skunk smell. Last night a skunk followed their dog to the back screen door and sprayed through the screen, into their house. He said the smell is unbearable inside their house.
Their clothes, furniture, and everything in their house just reeks! He is looking for advice on how to get rid of the smell in the entire house. I told him tomato juice is supposed to work for the dog, but I didn't know about
Originally Posted by CoventryUK
I had lots of HSTs (half square triangles!) in my 30s fabric box. I had seen a similar quilt on Pinterest so had a play!! I am pleased with the result!!! I will back and bind in the green gingham fabric and that's another baby quilt done!! Ooooops!!! Picture loaded sideways!!.just spotted one square wrong way round!!!! Oh....sugar!!!!
Originally Posted by Sue Fish
I have done miles and miles of the string piecing this way for borders, quilt blocks, etc...I use 3" wide paper and can when done, cut pieces for many many different patterns.
I like it sort of wonky rather than each piece cut exactly the same and sewn straight..but you can do either
I start with my paper in a box or in the pic you can see I use the thread holder...anything to keep it from rolling all over.
I cut my scraps anywhere from about 1" wide to 1 1/2"
Originally Posted by borntoquilt
Does anybody out there belong to this? I am not exactly sure what it is or how it works. Can somebody "splain" it to me! pro's con's ??? They are advertising only $12.00 for the year... Seems to me it was twice that awhile back... thanks in advance!!
Originally Posted by Tashana
On my itinerary today are the following places - Hamburg and Harrisburg for my husband, but more importantly, Lancaster, Intercourse, Bird-in-Hand, and Goodville for me. Did I mention that I really do not need any fabric? I am planning to hit the wonderful Central Market and the Quilt Museum in Lancaster, the Old Country Store in Intercourse, The Fabric Shack in Bird-in-Hand, and the famous fabric superstore in Goodville. I am too scared to take a husband and two kids to Obi's. Wish me luck since
Originally Posted by quiltin-nannie
I decided I wanted to try a quilt as you go project, and quilt each block with my embroidery machine. I have some great quilt designs I purchased several years ago and have not used them. My problem is, I have the Husqvarna Viking designer software, and it won't work on my relatively new computer. It's version 3 and they are out with V5. I don't embroider enough to justify the cost of upgrading to 5D ($2300). Does anyone know of a program that is less expensive but will let me manipulate my
Originally Posted by Rosyhf
I was reading this thread and went and did a research for Georgia. I will do a small tut here to help her out.
If you would like to try this quilt, go to the thread above and download the pdf that I uploaded.
Now here is the beginning of the block. I have never done this one before so I will post as I go along.
First, gather up all different fabrics or go to the
Originally Posted by alisonquilts
This wallhanging (48" square) was commissioned by someone who wanted lots and lots of orange! I have always wanted to do a Carpenter's Star, so I was delighted by the order. In slouching around the web I have not seen any other Carpenter's where the diamonds are made of two triangles of different fabrics that have similar values, rather than it all being a single fabric. My customer and I landed on this arrangement by accident, as I was rearranging the half square triangles for the umpteenth
Originally Posted by QuiltE
My goodness ... I just had a PM from someone looking at my Pony Club quilt, to point out to me that I had not posted my completed Farmer's Wife Sampler quilt. It's hard to believe that it's been over a year sinc I finished it.
This too, was a Quilt-Along here on the QB ... I joined the Ladies part way thru their journey, shortly after I joined the QB. When I read about it, it called to me repeatedly, until I decided to "start". You see, I too was a Farmer's Wife!