Originally Posted by charismah
A lady came in and taught this to use a few months back at a long arm quilters meeting and I thought I would share. I am one of those people who do hand binding but when you are in a hurry and you need binding done fast..this is the way!
You will need two different colors for the binding strips
You cut the outer edge 1 3/8 you cut the flange peice 1 5/8 (inches)
Then sew them just like you would normal binding in one long strip ( short side ...to short side right
Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
This chart gives the hex size on the edge along with the overall width and height. It also tells what size strip to cut and how many hexes you can get out of fat quarter, yardage, etc.
I keep a folder on my hard drive called Quilt Ideas. It is in my Pictures section. If I see something Online, I take a Print Screen of it and paste it into my MS Paint program. I crop the picture to the pertinent facts and then save it by naming it by the date [ today is 20140720], then the source of the picture. That way, I always know where it came from and can give credit where credit is due. I can always find it again to post a link on the QB if I wish to share it in the future. For instance,
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Originally Posted by SlightlyOffQuilter
Honestly, I have yet to find ANY fabrics that will hold a photo unless I print them on my Grandmothers Epson printer. If I print it on my HP, NOTHING but black stays. This is because Epson inks are pigment ink ( permanent ) and HP inks are dye based ( water soluble ) . HP does make Vivera Pigment Ink. Make sure to check your ink to be sure it says PIGMENT and not DYE. A quick tell is if your printer uses 1 black cartridge and 1 tri-color cartridge your printer does not support pigment cartridges.
Originally Posted by BuzzinBumble
Apparently I'm not alone in feeling uncertain about how to quilt a One Block Wonder. I'm in the midst of sewing my second one and just love the serendipity and forgiving nature of this style of quilting. The arrangement of the hexagons makes quilting it a puzzler. My first OBW went un-quilted. Inexperienced as i am, I chose to make it with a lovely Ralph Lauren Lakota Paisley, in a suede like fabric, and although it turned out beautiful, the thought of trying to quilt through all that thickness
Originally Posted by PaperPrincess
And be sure to put your name on EVERYTHING! I like to label the plug end of my power cables, this way if you need to unplug, you know you've got the right one!
Originally Posted by thimblebug6000
Here's my list just for starters:
Bedding and pillow, and EAR PLUGS!!!
Show and Tell, Name Tag, handwork, book, Masking Tape
Toiletries, Tylenol, muscle relaxant,anti-histamine, vitamins, curling iron
Towels & face cloths, clock, beanbag pillow, hairspray. Bathing suit & rubber flip flops
PJ's or other comfy sewing attire, flip flops or slippers.
Couple tops & pants or capris, rain jacket ?? sweatshirt