I was wondering how to use light weight light colored cotton in a patchwork design. I thought about reinforcing the fabric with iron-on interfacing. Then I thought it might be best to double layer the fabric pieces and treat them as one. Has anyone had any experience with this?
Originally Posted by jc469273
I just finished a T shirt quilt today for a customer whose daughter is graduating from Clemson University. She pieced the foundation, then appliqued a tree shape on the foundation, and cut the t shirts into the shape of leaves and appliqued them around the tree. She also had a little dog, and some flowers on the grass. The quilt was about 80 x 90. I used Pellon cotton batting, So Fine and Bottom Line threads. She wanted the Plumage panto, but the quilting doesn't show very well. I had heard
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.