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  1. Hello from Alaska!

    by , 09-09-2014 at 04:06 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by sewpippy View Post
    I have been quilting and sewing all my life which must be over 100 years as my oldest grandson says, but am not a joiner - so thought I would give an on-line group a try.
  2. More Quilted Potholders

    by , 09-07-2014 at 10:24 AM (Angelia's Quilts)
    10.5" diameter

    Layers: Outside fabric, flannel, Insulbrite, flannel, outside fabric
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  3. Tired of repeating the same block

    by , 09-07-2014 at 04:17 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by ube quilting View Post
    I would also suggest tying a scrappy quilt. A spider web is a great way to use hundreds of fabrics and never feel like you made the same block twice.

    A scrappy Jacobs Ladder is another awesome scrap quilt. It might be made from HSTs but when every one of them is different, I never get tired of choosing fabric for the simple block.

    Barn Raising is another HST block but with many fabrics it never gets tired.

    When I make these scrappy quilts I work one block
  4. Help me identify this sewing machine please (urgent)

    by , 09-06-2014 at 09:47 PM
    I found an industrial sewing machine with a very low price. The seller tells me that it is a DURKOPP Adler and goes on giving me photos, model no as well as a serial number. However I couldn't find any machine which goes by that name matching the mentioned model. The limited information on the net makes me believe that it is rather a RICCAR make please help me!

    I am in urgent need of an industrial sewing machine and I don't want to make a mistake, given my limited resources... ...

    Updated 09-06-2014 at 10:12 PM by asele

  5. How to post Photos using Photobucket.

    by , 09-03-2014 at 04:11 AM (Fl quilt Chic)
    Hi all,

    Just quick step by step instruction on how to post photos here using photobucket.

    Photobucket is FREE to use. So, I set up an account with them to be able to post photos here on the QB. (I do not know how to resize photos on my computer, YET.)

    Step 1, if you click on your name, Click user settings.
    Step 2, you will see all your personal Information. Look up and click on the tab that says Albums.
    Step 3, scroll down toward the bottom ...
  6. Tie Burst Quilt help

    by , 09-01-2014 at 11:00 AM
    I am new to the forum but here goes ...

    I am helping a special friend make a quilt for her deceased father ... We looked around online and found an amazing one on here, Tie Burst I believe it was labeled. It was so amazing. I am new to quilting and am wondering if anyone can help me find some sort of pattern or instructions. Thanks a lot for any help you can give!

  7. Can we list sewing/embroidery machines for sale on this site

    by , 09-01-2014 at 09:22 AM
    Hi I'm new, and i was wondering if i could list a sewing/embroidery machine on this message board.
  8. For those of us who hate rules :-)

    by , 08-31-2014 at 10:59 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Roberta View Post

    Hope it opens for you and that you enjoy watching.
  9. Just a funny picture that I thought I would share.

    by , 08-31-2014 at 08:46 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by TnBecky View Post
    I wonder how many husbands would agree with this. LOL.
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  10. amount of yardage to buy?

    by , 08-27-2014 at 06:39 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by ckcowl View Post
    It depends on what size 1/2 square triangles you plan to make and what size quilt you plan to make. In the tutorial they use a layer cake - which is 10" squares, so, after making your triangle squares & trimming, squaring them up you probably have 8 1/2" squares ; 8" finished.... So, 20 squares ( 4 across X 5 down) would make it 32" x 40" and takes 20 (10") squares... In a yard of fabric (36" X 42") you can cut 12 (10") squares (3 across X 4 ) so,
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