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  1. Winding Ways, Healing Ways

    by , 11-16-2012 at 06:09 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by PaperPrincess View Post
    I made this quilt for a friend who is ill. Got the border fabric on sale, liked it so much I hunted down a couple yards of the green and a yard of the pink. I have the Accucut Winding Ways die which I had used before and thought it would be a good choice. The quilt went together well, but when I was all done I decided it was boring. I think I'm not a 'pastel person'. After a day or so, I decided maybe it wasn't boring, it was soothing. It's off to the recipient this week. Hope she likes it
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  2. Need old quilt repaired!

    by , 11-15-2012 at 06:29 PM
    Can anyone help me with findind someone to repair an old quilt? I bought it from a thrift store to cut up and make stockings for Christmas but changed my mind when I saw the hand work that went into this quilt!! It's all done by hand and has some minor tearing in some places.It looks old but not sure how old!
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  3. Sewing Machine Covers (Free Patterns and Links)

  4. 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
    Cathy
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  5. 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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  6. 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
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  7. 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:

    http://www.andicraftsquilting.com/ac...-inch-seam.htm
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  8. 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?
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  9. 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.

    Thanks!
    Kate
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  10. 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
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