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  1. What's this Block ?

    by , Today at 04:16 AM
    I've saved this quilt block to my computer and do not know what it is called. I can't find the original link. Can anyone tell me the name of this block ? - Thanks !
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  2. Quilt as You Go (QAYG)

    by , Yesterday at 08:23 PM
    Hi there. There are so many different methods for QAYG - I used one method in this quilt but as I wanted to machine stitch it (rather than hand sew) this proved to be really challenging lining up not just each block horizontally and vertically but (what you can't see) is that I had cornerstones where each block met. So challenging! Some u tube video tutorials suggest making a rig so you can ensure really accurate seams (together with glue) to help with accuracy. But most just use handsewing. ...
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  3. Machine sewing binding

    by , Yesterday at 09:31 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by patper View Post
    Just discovered an amazing way to do it, from Nancy's Notions serger techniques book. First, trim the edge of the quilt layers to even things up, then use fusible thread in the lower looper, and sew the binding to the edge of the quilt, raw edges together, binding on the top. When you fold the binding over to the other side, gently iron it down on that side of the quilt. Voila! No pins, no basting, and best of all, no moving! I attach all this with the back of the quilt up, then fold to the front
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  4. Rectangular Log Cabin Placemat Pattern

    by , 07-26-2014 at 11:03 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
    Here is a mat I worked out in EQ5. the mat is 13x19 and the center rectangle is cut at 7.5x1.5 . all of the other strips are 1.5 finished, so 2.0 cut.
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  5. Quick Machine Binding with Flange

    by , 07-26-2014 at 04:51 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by charismah View Post
    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
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    Updated Today at 01:27 AM by QuiltnNan

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  6. Final Auntie Quilt

    by , 07-22-2014 at 10:18 AM (Angelia's Quilts)
    Here is the last of my niece/nephew quilts. This is for my oldest niece and includes some of her favorite things. I backed it with black flannel--it should be warm under it this winter.

    Top is quilter's cotton/poly batting/flannel back.

    Finished 2014
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  7. Hexie Chart... Very Handy!!!

    by , 07-22-2014 at 02:14 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
    http://www.paperpieces.com/contents/en-us/hexagon%20cutting%20guide%202013%20v02.pdf

    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.
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  8. Saving pictures that you see

    by , 07-20-2014 at 05:40 AM
    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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  9. grandmothers flower garden (hexies)

    by , 07-17-2014 at 01:53 PM
    I love the look of your hexie quilt. I think the black and white hexies around each block really sets ht blocks apart. Sondi
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  10. Navy and Pink Flannel Quilt

    by , 07-16-2014 at 02:31 PM (Angelia's Quilts)
    Flannel quilt for my niece. Flannel top and back, poly batting, large lap size.

    Finished 2014
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