Just think how much more you would love the beautiful material if it were a quilt!
Go for it.
I just finished a reproduction of "Lazy Girl" Gee's Bend quilt. I've looked at pictures of the originals and am not sure how to quilt it. Any suggestions? Thanks.
Originally Posted by nanabirdmo
I found this pattern on the QUILTERS CACHE. One of the best places to browse free blocks. I am trying to make a dent in my scrap tub so will be posting a few of these scrappy projects.
I haven't posted in a while. Been out of the quilting zone. LOL. But I am back and with the advent of autumn I hope to be working on other projects.
Originally Posted by tristansnana
Am I the only one who has a real problem with invisible thread? Nests of thread on back, thread tightening until it snaps, etc. This last time I used it, I read all the info I could find. Put thread behind machine on one of those cone thread holders, adjusted my Janome 4800's tension to 0, slowly threaded machine, Bottom Line in bottom, size 70 needle, put on zig-zag plate, adjust pressure dial to 2, set machine to it's slowest speed setting...did all the right things. Actually the appliques
Originally Posted by abdconsultant
This can be any size
sew circles right sides together
turn right sides out
then stitch together in a row
next sew the rows together
Fun and easy.
Batting is optional.
Originally Posted by gimlet_2001
Ive been lurking for awhile on the old board and the new. I have to say that there are so many tallented poeple here and soooo willing to help out with tips and hints. Do you know how hard that is to find now a days?? You all are so special. Maybe some of your talent will rub off on me. :-)
My name is Betty aka Jimsgimlet. I Have two children one with CP, still at home. He is such a joy and takes up 99% of my time. I also have a wonderful husband who has put up with fabric hoarding, stray/loose
Originally Posted by MissSandra
What a delilma, I do love this fabric I have had it for quite a few years, still i'm afraid i'll cut it wrong and
mess it up. I just so much want perfection when its nearly impossible for me to achieve. I cant think of how many times I have pulled it out and looked pondered and put it back
do you feel that way about your fabrics or do you just go for it.
Happy Quilting, Sandra
Originally Posted by sawsan
Crafty u know i like u, but hate the board new looking , size page, black charcole frame, changing titles, dificult navigation, chatting room, am losing my intersted any already but won't loose good friends and i will fight to the end.
Ok i am feeling asleep now cause it's mid night already even if i can watch Tv it's the max that i can do or writing 4 u
Originally Posted by hoosierintexas
I am originally from Indiana but have lived in Texas for the last 28 years. I have been sewing and quilting since I was 8 years old. I recently graduated from UT but got diagnosed with breast cancer this past June. I am finishing my last treatment of chemotherapy. I want to make a landscape quilt for the brick wall just outside my front door with maybe 3 smaller quilts hanging in front. I would love suggestions on what to use to make the quilts (canvas/oilcloth?) and how to protect them from the
I was a die-hard read from Unread Topics gal. I was very unhappy to hear that it would no longer be available. I saw a post from one of our members and canít recall who that was. Their tip was to scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on Archive in the Contact Us menu bar. Then choose the Forum/Section that you want to read from. As you read the posts in that Section, your computer changes the color of it. Then you can move to the next Thread that has not yet changed color. This really