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  1. Sewing Machine Covers (Free Patterns and Links)

  2. A Pinwheel quilt for Linda

    by , 11-14-2012 at 04:26 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by tootsquilts View Post
    I quilted this quilt for a customer in Maryland several month ago, and though you might would enjoy seeing the results of what I did on a on her beautiful Batik Pinwheel quilt top.
    Hope you enjoy
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  3. I'm Not Homeless!

    by , 11-14-2012 at 04:23 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by bubble951 View Post
    Saw this in my newest Fons & Porter, but the puppies looked homeless, so I gave them a pretty red collar and a bright gold dog tag. Made the quilt top a litter larger (20 blocks instead of 12) and of course they are all the same breed!

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  4. signiture quilt question

    by , 11-14-2012 at 10:36 AM
    Could someone tell me the difference between freezer paper & parchment paper and which on should be used for the back of the squares on which the signatures are written? I understand it is to be used for stability when signing and is later peeled off, is this correct? Also will there be any staining or coloring effects on the fabric from using either type of paper.
    Thank you
  5. Achieving an Accurate 1/4" Seam Allowance

    by , 11-14-2012 at 06:11 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by AndiR View Post
    Someone was having trouble today with her blocks not being the correct size. I'm posting this tutorial to help anyone who is not sure how to tell if they are sewing accurate 1/4 inch seams. If this is hard to read, I have a version here:
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  6. Can you name just one?

    by , 11-14-2012 at 04:56 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by #1piecemaker View Post
    I was just sitting here wondering if anyone has a favorite pattern that they like to use over and over. For me it was the drunkard path. There are so many variations of it and all look different using the same block. I have 2 different ones going now. I also love a variety of patterns and like to try something new all of the time. Hence, I have so many UFO's and projects going. What about you? Do you have one special pattern that you like to make? Or do you think variety is the spice of life?
  7. Want to buy small pieces of "Kukko (aka Melody Miller) Typewriter fabric

    by , 11-13-2012 at 12:37 PM
    ty)I'm looking for small pieces (as long as each piece has an entire "typewriter" on it) of the Melody Miller (Kukko) "Typewriter" fabric. It's outrageous to buy by the fat quarter, and all I want is some of the typewriters to cut out, but if anyone has pieces a bit larger, GREAT.

  8. Retayn in a front loader?

    by , 11-13-2012 at 10:11 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by MaryAnnMc View Post
    Hello, All~ I am very near finishing my first quilt, and I am away from home. When I wash this quilt, it will be in my SIL's front loaer. Can I still use Retayn? And should I throw in some Color Catchers too?

    Thanks so much for the help. Pictures soon.

    Mary Ann
  9. Graduation Tote

    by , 11-13-2012 at 09:20 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Nancygeddes View Post
    I just finished our Granddaughter's tote that she will receive when she graduates in Dec. Of course there will be a neat surprise inside the tote for her.
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  10. Roses For Dale

    by , 11-12-2012 at 11:47 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Carol Wilson View Post
    This is for a dear friend who does not enjoy the best of health.

    I searched for a pattern for large prints and found one called "Leading Ladies'. I quilted a straight stitch half an inch apart on the large red blocks, stitched in the ditch the rest and hand quilted the small roses to make them "pop". Hope she likes it.

    She likes roses, hence the fabric.
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