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  1. Rites of Spring is finished!

    by , 03-15-2015 at 05:13 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by grammysharon View Post
    Several people asked me to post this quilt when it was finished. I finished sewing on the hanging sleeve yesterday so here are some pictures as requested! I wanted to show some close ups of the embellishments and maybe you can some of the wonderful quilting done by my LAer Cynthia Shaw. Thank you for looking.
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  2. Converting Embroidery Designs to Longarm formats

    by , 03-13-2015 at 01:43 AM
    I am looking for software that will convert embroidery format designs into longarm formats. I have found a couple that allow you to create designs into longarm formats but they are expensive and I already have two separate software packages that I use to create designs (that only export to embroidery machine formats, not longarm formats) - I'm looking for software that will take existing embroidery format designs and convert for export into longarm format.

    Anyone have experience with ...
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  3. pattern for meter bag

    by , 03-12-2015 at 05:53 PM (The Roaming Quilter)
    Materials 1 fat quarter (18 by 22)
    Batting scraps
    1 snap, 1 button
    Cut: 2 pieces (A) 6 1/2 by 15 This is the lining and backing ( or you can use 2 different fabrics)
    2 pieces (B) 4 by 6 pockets
    1 piece batting 6 by 15
    Turn and press of one long edge of each pocket (B). Topstitch close to edge.
    Place lining (A) vertically ...
  4. Country Checkers....just getting started.

    by , 03-12-2015 at 10:55 AM
    Just getting started on a new scrappy quilt today.
    It's called "Country Checkers" from Quilters Cache.
    I'm not sure how big I will make it yet.
    Going to try to post a picture from my IPad, hope it works
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  5. Scrappy Quilt show - Right Here!! :)

    by , 03-10-2015 at 11:28 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn View Post
    Some of you were talking (Main) about liking (or not liking) scrappy quilts. And I thought we should have our own SHOW.

    If you have a scrappy quilt ~ controlled or not please share!

    Here are the ones that I have made over the years and have only put a very small dent in my scrap pile :roll:

    Show us your scrappy

    From Quiltville - Strip Twist
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    D9P w/heart
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  6. Janome Jem Gold Straight stitch length

    by , 03-10-2015 at 09:45 AM
    Have spoken with a couple dealers and searched the internet looking for an answer and no one can tell me! Looking to purchase a small machine for hauling to quilt retreat, cabin, etc. The Janome Jem Gold 660 looks like a good machine and the price is right. However, no one can tell me what the stitch length is when selecting the straight stitch. I normally select 2mm on my other machine. Can anyone solve this mystery for me? Their website says the max stitch length is 4.0 which is larger than ...
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  7. Using dryer sheets. Some blocks

    by , 03-10-2015 at 07:55 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by spartan quilter View Post
    I recently posted a question about using dryer sheets for making scrappy squares and got lots of answers, pro and con. I am posting a picture of what I have started and feel confident enough to continue. The blocks will be joined with a dark green sashing and scrappy cornerstones. Each block squared at6 inches. Enjoy looking.

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  8. Flannel Monkey Bars

    by , 03-09-2015 at 10:40 AM (Angelia's Quilts)
    Made from Jenny Doan's "Intersection" pattern
    Flannel top and back/poly lining
    70" x 84"

    Finished 2015
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  9. different people different taste

    by , 03-08-2015 at 06:49 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by helou View Post
    Isn't it true. Some quilts that we really do not like but finish anyway, will find a home and make people happy!
    I have only made 5 (reversed) quilts since I learned how to quilt, 9 years ago. I had no intention of making quilts either for sale or to give: i just wanted to learn...

    I now have 2 bed size reverse quilts and a reverse laptop quilt that I am keeping but I keep making another quilt and another quilt etc... you know how it all starts don't you?

    I played
  10. Quilting

    by , 03-07-2015 at 08:26 PM
    I acquired an 1886 Singer treadle sewing machine last year at an estate sale. Serial number is 10353667. There is no case or cabinet. Can anyone give me any information?
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