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  1. Magic Pinwheels just like a Lil twisters with apologies to Souptown

    by , 02-04-2012 at 06:40 PM (The Roaming Quilter)
    Quote Originally Posted by greencat View Post
    Here's my magic pinwheels that seems similar to the new pinwheel templates that are so popular now.
    I found a charm pack at Walmart to test this out. I used 25 charms (5 per row) and added a 3" border.
    I put clear tape on my ruler and traced the lines from the instruction sheet.

    This is the first time I've posted with multiple pics.....I'm hoping everything shows up ok

    This is how I did my template.
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  2. Wall hanging idea

    by , 12-18-2011 at 11:04 AM (The Roaming Quilter)
    What if the hanger was part of the binding? That is, on the top binding use the open end method and include a pretty hanger right into the binding
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  3. instructions for making sewing cabinet with air lift for Janome in asheville

    by , 12-08-2011 at 05:16 PM (The Roaming Quilter)
    Quote Originally Posted by jaciqltznok View Post
    my hubby made mine. YOu can get the plans and the parts at
    here is the lift part
    and table plans
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  4. Cookie Cutters and Quilts

    by , 12-04-2011 at 05:36 PM (The Roaming Quilter)
    Quote Originally Posted by stitchengramie View Post
    Have you every thought of using cookie cutters to make appliques or as quilting designs for your quilts. I was just wondering it would work.
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  5. Source for laser cut silhouette appliqué

    by , 12-01-2011 at 08:29 PM (The Roaming Quilter)
  6. different types of binding techniques

    by , 11-23-2011 at 10:47 AM (The Roaming Quilter)
    How to make machine binding with a flange. From Charismah

    And how to make a binding that can double as a hanging sleeve for small wall hangings. I know I have another version of this technique somewhere, but where or where is it? The miter ends are open and the small rod goes through the top binding? Should be able to figure that out. Anyway, here's the other.

    Updated 12-17-2011 at 08:16 PM by Krisb

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  7. Making Spray Starch

    by , 11-19-2011 at 02:20 PM (The Roaming Quilter)
    Quote Originally Posted by luvTooQuilt View Post
    my recipe is -

    1 cup sta-flo concentrate
    1 cup water
    1 cup of Febreeze any scent will do ( i use lavender )

    Mix well and pour in spray bottle..
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  8. Free quilt design programs

    by , 11-19-2011 at 01:40 PM (The Roaming Quilter)

    Not the first post, look down the page for the URL's

    Updated 11-19-2011 at 01:48 PM by Krisb

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  9. Making Your Own Quilt Labels

    by , 11-17-2011 at 06:06 PM (The Roaming Quilter)

    Alikat's quilt label tutorial

    Use 100% cotton, usually tone on tone or otherwise some lighter color. Though darker fabrics and lighter print colors can used if desired. Personally, I prefer the lighter background fabric and either black, brown, or colored ink.

    Wash the fabric without softener, using only plain unscented no bleach detergent – Arm & Hammer. You ...

    Updated 11-19-2011 at 01:48 PM by Krisb

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  10. First listing of quilts to make

    by , 11-09-2011 at 09:39 AM (The Roaming Quilter)
    Somehow, I always lose track before they are finished. Then I look at the fabric, say "what was that for?", and cut it for some new idea that I have. Not to get too OC about it, but it would be nice to track the ideas.

    Dunsters' diamond log cabin, in soft greens and creams, to go on our bed in Florida. Measurements are fine, maybe add a 4" border so it reaches the mattress bottom.

    Finish the ALS sunflower quilt in honor of Grandma. Still need to do them ...

    Updated 12-15-2011 at 05:09 PM by Krisb

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