Originally Posted by cindyw
I always enjoy seeing the quilts y'all are working on so I thought I would post this one.
I started this before Christmas but couldn't get back to it until the last couple of evenings. I still need to put on borders and think I'll do a 1" yellow border, 4 or 5" pattern border and then the dark gray binding.
The fabric is Dear Stella Fabrics, Serengeti Maasai Mara.
This is an iphone photo and the colors (yellow) is prettier in person. (You can
Any tips on marking a quilt prior to home machine quilting? I am getting ready to machine quilt a flannel quilt (I am still in the practicing stage of machine quilting, but vow to get there!)
Chalk wears off, pencil lead does not show, the blue water soluble pens don't show up on dark fabric. I had bought the clover white pen, but it does not work at all!
Would appreciate any help. Thanks.
I just purchased a Singer Patchwork Model #7285Q machine, any one have this machine or know why they are not going to sell it anymore, I am new at this I have not purchased a sewing machine in 15 years i dont know about the computerized machines any comments? HELP
Originally Posted by SMR
Could someone please tell me how to make the cuts and then sew together the disappearing 4-patch block? I know there are instructions on U Tube but my computer doesn't like U Tube and I can't get it to play. I've tried the disappearing 9-patch and have instructions for disappearing 16-patch and I'd like to try the 4-patch.
Once upon a time a quilter goes into the LQS and purchases a few yards of fabric to make a beautiful quilt. The quilter begins cutting and working thru to make this quilt and it just doe snot look right so she goes to the lqs again, sees a better one to make and purchases the fabric or kit to make that one. Goes home to work studiously on this quilt because it is better, oh darn, not enough fabric so has to go to lqs again, purchases fabric for quilt, sees another, buys it, then oh my a new fabric
As most of you know, it has been my goal this year to complete 120 UFOs, glad to say I reached that goal. It has been a long journey and a wonderful one at the same time. I am so thrilled and feel like I have accomplished something. Thank you for your support and encouragement.
Originally Posted by flutefish
I have a Bernina 430 with the BSR foot, and I can't seem to get satisfactory results using it. As soon as I start moving the fabric, the machine goes off at a tremendous speed, regardless of the speed at which I'm moving the fabric, resulting in extremely small and generally pretty uneven and unattractive-looking stitches. This seems to happen no matter whether I'm in mode 1 or 2. I'm to the point where I've given up on it and gone back to doing free motion quilting with an old-fashioned foot, and
Originally Posted by Tricky
This is a quilt top I am working on for my daughter's partner.
The pattern is called Indian Hatchet--I found it in an old Patchwork book I found at a used book store. I adapted it to paper piecing and increased the size to a 12 inch block.
Does anyone know if the 2013 Sitges (Spain) Quilting Festival is going ahead this year in March. I am keen to get my flights sorted.
Originally Posted by tymia
God started an elderly ministry in the Ukraine with me. I need to raise money to visit yearly and help buy food and supplies for the senior citizens. I sew, but not great and need to be able to make something I could sell at craft fairs and etc. Does anyone have an idea. Please advise!