Just looking for some advice with the piecing. Nothing I do ever seems to come out square! I know it's not my cutting at fault because it happens even when I use Moda pre-cuts. I use the 1/4 foot on my sewing machine every time and I set and iron my seams. Still when I piece it all together I have scruffy edges and mismatched seems all over the place. What am I doing wrong???
Originally Posted by Kitsie
Prepared to applique:
Originally Posted by MTS
Here's the outline of the block.
Note that the center is 3x as wide as the logs.
For instance, the center is a 3" square, with 3 rounds of logs. The total FINISHED size is 9".
I made a boo-boo while drafting it and included an extra round (blacked it out) when, in fact, there is sashing between the logs.
I was too lazy to change it so the quilt below shows the extra round in each block - that's why there are two lights where the
Originally Posted by captlynhall
Every year at Christmas, I make a bunch of these 'Fresh Apple Cakes'. They are a bit of work, but not hard. The recipe was my grandmother's. I never liked iced cakes, and this one is so good. It always get lots of people asking for the recipe. I lightly spray the Bundt pan with Pam, then dust lightly with flour before putting the batter in.
Originally Posted by time2quilt
This is one of my favorites and can be used as a dessert cake or a coffee cake.
1 pkg. yellow cake mix
l pkg. vanilla instant pudding
3/4 cup oil
3/4 cup water
1 t. butter extract, optional
1 t. vanilla
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/4 cup sugar
2 T. cinnamon
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 T. milk
1/2 t. vanilla
1/2 t. butter extract, optional
Originally Posted by Rose Bagwell
Go to Betty Crocker reciepes, they have lots of them. Also go to Cooks .com.
Pumpkin Bundt Cake
1 bx. yello cake mix
1 bx. ( 3-4 oz. ) butterscoth pudding **Powdered sugar for dusting cooled cake
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cut water
1 cup canned pumpkin
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
Mix the 1st seven ingredients. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds, beat on medium for 4
Originally Posted by isewman
I finished this quilt this morning, for 1 of my 9 grdkids. 8 more to go. I didnt make a border for this quilt. They will all have just a simple strip around the quilts, for all of the quilts, I need to make. Here is the finished quilt.
Originally Posted by Kitsie
I blush to post this after seeing the photos of the original quilt posted today! Here is the start of Row I - 1,2,3 & 4 and Right side triangles 3 & 4. Decided I could combine my pictures like Gladys does!
Thanks for looking!
Originally Posted by Ruby the Quilter
I'm so frustrated I'm quilting a quilt and for the first half of the quilt everything went fine. Put a new spool of thread on for the top and now the thread breaks after one or two stitches. I have tried everything I can think of. I have loosened the tension, checked the bobbin, cleaned lint. The thread comes off the tension knob really tight even when I loosen it.
Any ideas? It is interesting that nearly all of the problems with long arm machines are Tin Lizzie. I hope to finish this