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  1. Latest finish in mission to use scraps

    by , 08-22-2013 at 11:27 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by ontheriver View Post
    My latest scrappy, finished the binding today. It is made with 2 1/2 in strips. Called Merry Go Round from American Patchwork and quilting Feb. 2012. I just quilted with simple straight lines and used fleece for the backing and no batting. It is soft and cozy. The second one is from a previous post, paper pieced friendship stars, finally quilted and bound.
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  2. What kind of needle should I use?

    by , 08-21-2013 at 05:23 PM
    Hello Team Quilters one and all... I come seeking information on what would be the most accurate sewing machine needle for the Antique White Rotary Model #77 Sewing Machine. I was so excited when I found this in its own original box, original book, all the attachments, foot pedal, runs good ( after I cleaned it a little and oiled and vaselined it according to the book that came with it. ). I noticed a couple of times where someone mentioned the 15 x 1 needles on this site for some machines. Where ...
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  3. Christmas tree skirt pattern

    by , 08-21-2013 at 09:53 AM
    I am looking for a pattern for a 12 wedge tree skirt for my 12 sock monkey embroidery designs.
    Does anyone have a pdf of this that I can copy?
    Thank you,
  4. quilter at heart

    by , 08-20-2013 at 12:29 PM
    the cottage is done, I have water, elec, lights, air, heat, outlets for iron, hair dryer, washer, spin dryer, music on CD player, fan, every thing I could want or need. I find now I spend some time in the cottage every day, either dyeing or painting fabric. Sat. the twins and I spent time painting their fabric for there dragon quilts. Sun. I did some fabric for mine. Mon. I heat set fabric, today I went out first thing, heat set my deep purple fabric for my dragon, will do the sliver fabric this ...
  5. 2.5 Candy Birthday Swap - Closed/Full

    by , 08-19-2013 at 01:07 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by JNCT14 View Post
    Hey Darcene - wish I could say its applique but I still say that if it isn't needle turn then its cheating! But I must say I like the flexibility so I can do more 'artsy' projects. I am not very good at those......
    I think your rooster is pretty cute.
  6. Kaffe Gemstones

    by , 08-19-2013 at 03:11 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by tlambing View Post
    Finally got this Kaffee top together. Borders will have to wait for another day. It's queen size and I think is going to make my bedroom look fabulous!

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  7. Help with hand quilting

    by , 08-18-2013 at 12:43 PM
    Any suggestions on how to make a needle slide through a quilt easily? The fabric is all cotton and the batting is 80/20 cotton/poly.
  8. HELP! How to square a quilt that doesn't have blocks?

    by , 08-17-2013 at 04:19 PM
    I have a linear quilt without square blocks. I tried to square it up and it ended up wider on two sides. I'll attach a rough diagram. The left and right sides have a white border,
    but the top and bottom don't have one. I'm
    not sure how to make it square without wrecking it!
    Any suggestions welcome!!Attachment 430794
  9. A few of my Quilts

    by , 08-17-2013 at 12:50 PM
    Im not a newbie and I hope that Im doing this correctly never posted pictures before so here goes;
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  10. A few of my Quilts

    by , 08-17-2013 at 12:44 PM
    Im not a newbie and I hope that Im doing this correctly never posted pictures before so here goes;
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