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  1. Question - What size to cut squaring-up triangles

    by , 05-23-2013 at 01:20 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by joyce888 View Post
    I've got 12 1/2" unfinished blocks that I'm setting on point, then want to add the triangles to make them square. To avoid having bias edges on the corners, would I cut them at 12 1/2" with one diagonal cut?
  2. Need tips on how to choose fabric for a quilt pattern

    by , 05-23-2013 at 02:58 AM
    I find quilt patterns that I like everywhere, when I find one I really like I start looking at fabrics. Usually I want it to be a different set of colors than the one shown. Can anyone give me tips on how to choose fabrics, this is the hardest part of quilting for me!
  3. While cruising the internet looking for fabric I saw a link from this blog

    by , 05-23-2013 at 02:52 AM
    And it had a virus attached to it, my computer was protected, but it let me know a virus had attacked.
    I had written in the blog that I was desperately looking for agua and beige/brown fabric. When I put "agua and beige/brown quilting fabric" in the search box, a link came was my blog entry!!!! How did this happen?? does that happen automatically, or did some maliciously do this, because when I clicked on it, my computer immediately told me I had been attacked by a virus!!! ...

    Updated 05-23-2013 at 02:54 AM by debbiemarie

  4. Alaskasunshine's fabric folding( organizing your quilt room)

    by , 05-22-2013 at 11:48 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by alaskasunshine View Post
    1. Size of boards
    2. laying fabric
    3. folding fabric (have your fabric neat not wrinkled!) Have fold near you and selvedges away from you. Bring selvedges to the fold and firmly hand press to keep neat. The remainder of the fabric will be in a chait that is cloth so it doesn't slide around and off the chair. This is important! It took me a bit to realize I needed the fabric on a cloth chair. It works well and keeps the weight evenly distributed for ease of folding. LOTS of pictures to
  5. Need help choosing fabric???

    by , 05-21-2013 at 08:14 PM
    I found this pattern on Annie's website, now I need to choose fabrics, but I want more aqua and less orange, can anyone with expertise him me? I have been in search of find fabrics in beige aqua and brown, what do you think of those colors for this quilt?
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  6. Hexie WIP

    by , 05-21-2013 at 05:12 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Suze9395 View Post
    I have been working on this for a couple years whenever I need a hand project. It is my first EPP project. I started out making the small flower units for a different project. The project decided not to happen, and this one insisted on happening.
    I have decided I LOVE EPP, and I am already planning my next project.
    This is all .5 inch hexies. In one of the pictures I put a quarter on the top for scale.
    I was going to wait until it was finished to post pictures, but decided
  7. Just finished.....

    by , 05-20-2013 at 08:39 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Ms Grace View Post
    This is a Bonnie Hunter pattern.
    It was a easy & fun one to do.
    I only wish that I had made it big enough for my bed.
    I just might start another in the near future. Making it large enough for my queen size bed.
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  8. Church Quilting Ministry

    by , 05-20-2013 at 02:20 AM (5 inch blocks)
    I've been quilting for church for the last 7mo. It gets so boring! You make the basic quilt for everyone. Here lately I have added decorative stitches, Helped a little.
  9. Dear Lost Cause,

    by , 05-19-2013 at 09:57 AM
    Here's a picture of the new stencil I tried after practicing on a quilt for my elderly Mom. I couldn't believe how much I had improved.
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  10. Another Jelly roll

    by , 05-19-2013 at 06:26 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by NOELLA View Post
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    This quilt is a jelly roll, it is a quilt as you go starting with the diamond in the middle placing a piece of fabric on each side of diamond until completed,I quilted a butterfly in the middle fmq. by the way the binding came as extra for the binding .
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