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  1. viking mega quilter sewing machine

    by , 07-16-2012 at 07:27 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by laurajean9000 View Post
    Hello, Anyone out there have the viking mega quilter? I had one for 5 yrs. and had very little use. The manual is not very good.
    I did some stud on it. I have use masterpiece thread and it had bad thread delivery. The thread was coming from the top and was twisting on me. This caused tighter tension. The thread is straight-wind and should be feeding off from side.
    Another thing!!!! When I used the walking foot, I was told never to go into reverse.
    I did this once and it caused
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  2. How to make a Twister Christmas Tree

    by , 07-16-2012 at 04:35 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by ladyinred View Post
    Here is the pattern for the twister christmas tree like I did it.
    This one is done by using the mini twister tool (tool size is 2 by 2 )

    After sewing all blocks and borders together, the size is 36 3/4 by 46 inches. (before cutting with the tool)

    When all twister pieces are sewn together, it measures approx. 20 by 25 inches.(without Borders and Binding)

    Now, you can add borders the size you like and finish your quilt the way you like.
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  3. Purple Scrappy Hunter's Star

    by , 07-16-2012 at 04:23 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by woody View Post
    I found out last week that my sister in law was in hospital, so last Sunday night I cut out the quilt, and I finished it today. I will mail it to her tomorrow. I used all the leftover purple fabric I had from another quilt plus a couple of extras. Her grandson's name is Hunter so I thought the pattern was very appropriate To save time I thought I would attach the binding both front and back by machine,using a decorative stitch, I'm really not thrilled with the way it turned out, it seaems
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  4. Quilting stash/material

    by , 07-15-2012 at 07:35 PM
    I'm new at quilting other than baby quilts using 6x8 blocks years ago. Now as a retired senior with plenty of spare time I'm wanting to really get into quilting. I have been purchasing material for the past few years in prep for these "retirement years". Now my problem is HOW to get started. I have enough material to share with 10 other quilters, lol, plenty of books with lots of hints yet nothing on how best to prepare my "stash" so I can decide what to use when ready to make ...
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  5. Look Here for a Link to the Main Section Archive

    by , 07-15-2012 at 04:06 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by love to quilt View Post
    I'm not sure if this is where I ask about a pattern that was on the right side panel of the opening page of the Quilting Board. It was last months free pattern, looked like ribbons going in a circle, was paper pieced with a variety of color. Do you know where I can get and print the pattern, what designed posted it, etc. Thanks for your help.

    Marge
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  6. 1 July 2012 BOM pictures.

    by , 07-15-2012 at 01:27 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post
    I have completed my July block and as we are past the half way point I thought it was time I start getting some of the blocks quilted.. Here is a second picture of all the blocks in their various stages. The three on the bottom are ready to sash together. Im thinking Im going to put Feb's block the Kitty in this row also. Im not putting them in order of Month. Im seriously thinking of redoing January's block. Im just not loving it.. That is also my birthday month so Im thinking maybe to do a Birthday
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  7. quilter at heart

    by , 07-15-2012 at 08:34 AM
    Wednesday 6:AM windy ridge cottage,
    What a lovely morning! Right now one could not ask for better weather or temp. That will change later today, we are supposed to get temp's up in the 100s for the next 5 days or so, at least is is a dry heat, no humidity as yet.
    I am out side at my new patio table in a really comfortable chair, I think I am really going to like this set. The love seat, coffee table and 2 other chairs are still in box's in the garage, but I have the 3 piece bistro ...
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  8. blocks not the same size, what to do?

    by , 07-15-2012 at 03:14 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Suzan88 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Prism99 View Post
    Sharon Schamber has some great videos on Youtube that show how to block a square to the correct size. If you search on her name there, you will find them (mixed in with a lot of other great Youtube videos she has there!).
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQkF02vpVuw this is the one to stretch a block

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3keKl...eature=related squaring up a block

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIjZqABo2NY shrinking a block using starch
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  9. What is it called.....

    by , 07-14-2012 at 02:54 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by KimS View Post
    Can someone tell me what the name is for the quilt/blanket that covers only the foot of the bed? Thanks!!
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  10. What is it called.....

    by , 07-14-2012 at 02:54 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by KimS View Post
    Can someone tell me what the name is for the quilt/blanket that covers only the foot of the bed? Thanks!!
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