Originally Posted by Kitsie
I blush to post this after seeing the photos of the original quilt posted today! Here is the start of Row I - 1,2,3 & 4 and Right side triangles 3 & 4. Decided I could combine my pictures like Gladys does!
Thanks for looking!
Originally Posted by Ruby the Quilter
I'm so frustrated I'm quilting a quilt and for the first half of the quilt everything went fine. Put a new spool of thread on for the top and now the thread breaks after one or two stitches. I have tried everything I can think of. I have loosened the tension, checked the bobbin, cleaned lint. The thread comes off the tension knob really tight even when I loosen it.
Any ideas? It is interesting that nearly all of the problems with long arm machines are Tin Lizzie. I hope to finish this
Originally Posted by kbishburg
This quilt is absolutely perfect - I have been looking for a pattern with largish squares for a pink and brown print quilt. I got the attached pink fabric as a 17 yard (yes 17) lot for something like $15. I would use the pink for the big squares and the backing. Can you tell me where to get the pattern or the dimension of your squares. Thanks!
Originally Posted by QuiltingHaven
I finished her up this morning. I got the fabric in North Carolina when we were traveling in April. I think it looks really good. Designed it, cut it and pieced it. I had a LA do the quilting with leaves pattern and completed the binding by hand this week.
Originally Posted by feffertim
You can make these in 5 minutes, or less if you chain piece. Great way to use up your scraps.
cut main fabric 6 1/2 x 5 1/2, lining 7 1/2 x 5 1/2
you need two pieces of fabric, one main piece and one for the lining
sew 1/4 inch seam along both ends of the 5 1/2 sides, right sides together
turn right sides out and press so that
Originally Posted by gcathie
ready to quilt
Originally Posted by captlynhall
I always choose a fabric that will coordinate somehow with the pieced front, so that my quilts are really two sided. I also make three panels on the back, with the outside two smaller than the middle so that folding won't stress the seams. But I would love to find really nice backing fabrics in one piece. It is so hard for me to handle big pieces of fabric and have to sew long seams. I will check out some of the suggested places to find wide fabrics. Thanks for the information.
Originally Posted by mtngrl
Paper Pieced, Beaded and machine quilted. A fun project.
I just returned home from quilt club this morning - we had a theme "something always on the table for Thanksgiving" and were to bring an item for show and tell; I brought grandma's hardanger table topper that sits on a solid tablecloth that way design is easier to see - I also brought along my gravy ladle as it is the one thing that always makes it to the thanksgiving table. Many girls brougt knick knacks that they set out - we don't do a lot of that any more.
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