The good news is we are alive.
Right now my phone is charging but most of the cell towers were knocked out so
reception is very sketchy. Can't really make a call. They take forever to charge
too, so only texts. Sometimes have to stand on top of a
car and turn around to find a signal. So that's why everything is sketchy.
There is no Red Cross, no FEMA. Nothing. There is a curfew from 6am to 7pm
because we heard there was looting. At city hall they
Cleaning out the attic ...do I save it? In need of repair at the very least. The fabric feels almost brittle, disintegrating. Beautiful colors, the backing seems fine.
You folks are my first inquiry...any advice greatly appreciated.
Originally Posted by Dina
I am sure you will have answers from folks here...not from me, unfortunately. I always have trouble selecting fabric and patterns. I suspect some sort of scrappy idea might work. Well, wait, here is an idea. Cut 2 1/2 inch strips the width of the fabric, sew 5 together, cut into squares (I think that would be ten inch squares), then alternate the directions of the stripes, putting sashing between them. I did this several times and liked the results. Let me see if I can find any pictures.
Originally Posted by buddy'smom
This is a quilt for my granddaughter Rayna, she traced the blocks and picked her colors as well as the fabric, also doing one in blue for my Izzy-bee.
Originally Posted by Vanuatu Jill
I have a medium FRB full of scraps less than 2", strings, selvedges etc free for postage. Will also divide and send in flat rate envelopes for postage only. Photo of the "mountain" of scraps will be provided if requested. I will not go through them to separate selvedges from the rest, just too time consuming! Send Pm if interested
Does anyone have experience with this method? Some things I've read say hoop it, others say clip the sandwiched quilt to
I have had some issues with my Viking machine- the latest is I keep getting an error message to clear the bobbin area, alas there isn't any thread issues. I can't by-pas this and sew. I have had it serviced before- a year ago with minimal sewing so I am frustrated with-
Originally Posted by bettyboop32953
Since there are so many reports about Rowenta, obviously there is a problem. If you have had a fire or overheating problem please report it to the Consumer Product Safety. Safety is the issue and nothing will be done unless it is forced upon the company. Anecdotal information is not enough. If you have had an issue with Rowenta, go online to the Consumer Product Safety and make a report. "I did not find any reports of Rowenta irons having problems." (recalls)
I'm sure this has been answered before,but....is there a certain procedure for washing, drying and ironing a newly finished quilt. cotton fabric top, flannel backing, poly batting.