Originally Posted by Jenniky
Using the same sandwiching technique I used to make the squares, I cut my top borders to my finished size adding in the 1/4 inch seam allowance. I cut my batting at least half an inch larger then my top borders. I cut the back pieces almost the same size the my batting. I used spray basting adhesive. I lightly heat pressed the backing onto the batting first then I flipped over the unit and sprayed the batting with adhesive and then gently rolled my top
Originally Posted by labeelady
Do you have some quilt blocks that are "orphans" (not part of a quilt and you have only made one of them). I have three I made recently I thought you'd like to see.
First is an Evening Star quilt block:
Next up, the Arizona block:
And finally, the cat block from quilting.about.com:
Do you have any "orphans"?
Originally Posted by Murphy1
My sister's birthday is next week. Several months ago I gave her several of my quilting books and asked her to mark quilts that she liked. Two of my favorite books are Material Obsession and Material Obsession2. From her choices I chose the one to make. She is also a person who loves purple. I have made her 4 quilts and all have purple as the main fabric. I chose a focus fabric and then picked fabrics to complement the colors. I had a wonderful time making this quilt and can't wait to give it to
Originally Posted by miriam
Sewing machine not stitching
Does it need a new needle? That is usually the quickest/easiest/cheapest fix.
Change the needle... some times we hit pins or sometimes people pull the material through the machine and the needle bends. Sometimes needles get dull? When was the last time it was changed?
Look at your upper thread. Is it catching on the little notch on the spool?
Turn it over and see if that helps...
Some times the wrong thread can be a
I have come to this site for a while, I found I can read for hours. But I just joined. I find tons of info. makes my brain tired LOL
But can I and if so where can I post that I have a Husqvarna Quilt Designer II for sale?
Thanks to all for all the info. on this site. Sometime I don't get much done for the day.
I managed to make 64 folded hexagons on my trip. It's surprising how much I got done in the car and how short the trip seemed. I'm going to make folded squares on my flight to the UK since I will have seven hours, plus waiting time at airports, to fill with something interesting. Sometimes I knit socks but I'm so interested in folded fabric right now that I'm going to have a kit of standby - a grab-and-go-kit - to fill waiting times at the dentist, at the doctor's - anywhere. and then I will make
Originally Posted by maviskw
Sorry about your daughter. We'll pray for you and her.
But does anyone know the name of this quilt? I saw one on the wall of my local fabric and sewing machine store, and took notes so that I can make one, but would like to know the name of it.
NAME of QUILT - Labyrinth is the name of the quilt and can be found at www.calicocarriage.com Sizes from twin to king.
hi everyone first time posting a pic ...started a michael miller panel and want to make it into a bigger quilt but done with panel and no clues on how to proceed. any help or ideas is greatly appreciated.
Originally Posted by bonnie nolan
Hope this will post. Pictures of my feed sack collection.