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  1. Gold standard pc quilter adapater kit

    by , 04-06-2013 at 10:24 AM
    I recently purchased a New Joy Gold Standard Frame and a PC Quilter in hopes to be able to use them together. To my surprise, they cannot be used together unless I have this adapter in order to place the PC Quilter carriage on the New Joy Frame. The problem is New Joy does not make the Gold Standard Frame anymore and therefore doesn't make the adapter. I am hoping that someone out there is not using their frame and may have the adapter for sale. I have attached a photo of the kit to this post.If ...
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  2. heavy duty sewing machine

    by , 04-06-2013 at 08:30 AM
    My son is looking for a sewing machine to hem jeans and sew other heavy duty materials. Does anyone have a recommendation?
    This Board is so awesome regarding anything and everything, thought I would ask. Thank you.
  3. tin lizzie and templates

    by , 04-06-2013 at 06:35 AM
    Well I finally bought a LA. Tin lizzie 18. I need suggestions on templates to purchase that are most used. also any advice on quilting. I have been watching Linda Taylor with the quilting school and they are most interesting abd great, but as a newbie, i would appreciate info. I prefer custom rather than edge to edge. Do you break down your quilt in sections and do you stabilize each section or the outside only. thanks for any input.
  4. Love those Civil War repros, 1930's repros, Batiks, etc. etc.

    by , 04-05-2013 at 06:47 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by BrendaY View Post
    The Civil War repro fabrics thrill me, and are usually my favorites to work with.. BUT.. the 1930's repros are wonderful for making baby quilts and things more light hearted. And then my one granddaughter LOVES the Batiks, so of course I have to have lots of those around.

    It would make things lots simpler if I could just stick with one category, but the wide assortment keeps me smiling and happy!

    Any more QBers out there like me? And oh yes, I adore making the
  5. Goth, Emo,Mosher, what's the difference

    by , 04-05-2013 at 10:56 AM
    Do you know the difference between a Goth, Emo and a Mosher? No, neither do I, but they all wear gloomy clothes and dye their hair black, choose black over any other colour, and don’t laugh much (well that’s just a personal observation, it’s like a season ticket to depression).
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    My Dear Nephew, lives in a bedroom painted black and grasshopper green, and yes it really is bright green. The lovely Appliqué star quilt I made him when he was 6 no longer ...
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  6. Fibonacci : a lesson from a 12th Century Mathematician

    by , 04-05-2013 at 10:40 AM
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Size:  422.8 KBHere's a quilt inspired by Ricky Timms and his work based on the Fibonacci sequence; not mine I’m afraid, made by my Mother at the same time as my first and to the same instructions, I think we may have been lent a book or attended a workshop together.

    When I have a few hours to spare…. Some time in the next 5 years! I think I have the right two fabrics to make another one of these.
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    by , 04-05-2013 at 08:40 AM
    My name is Alison and I am from the UK (Lancaster) I have been quilting all my life and have just started blogging please have a look at my site and comment if you please
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  8. Which Cuttimg Machine

    by , 04-05-2013 at 07:42 AM
    I'm new to quilting and would like to know if anyone has used an eCraft Cutter or a Silhouette Cameo? I would like to know the best machine to buy. I looked at the reviews and for the price the eCraft did the best but so many of you use the Accuquilt Go, I'm just not sure.
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  9. Inset Circle using Freezer Paper and Glue,,Awesome Tut

    by , 04-05-2013 at 06:27 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by MadQuilter View Post
    I took a class a while ago where I learned to inset a circle into a square using Freezer Paper and Glue. Thought I'd share because this method actually results in a ROUND circle. :lol:

    You need background fabric, coordinating fabric, freezer paper, glue (washable, I use both glue stick and Elmer's School Glue), paper scissors and fabric scissors, pencil, ruler, and something to mark a circle.

    Step 1: Prepare freezer paper square. Draw the circle in the center. Make sure
  10. Some of my Finished quilts

    by , 04-04-2013 at 03:09 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by callen View Post
    The 1st one is of a Carpenter's Star which I made for my sisters 65th birthday.
    The 2nd one is of a Hunter's Star which I made for my DD for Christmas 2012.
    Hope you like them.

    I guess I will have to do the Hunter's Star in a separate post.
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