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  1. Redwork question

    by , 03-16-2013 at 02:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by dottiequilts View Post
    I teach hand embroidery at our local quilt store in Clinton, Wi. and the absolute best thing to use is pellon SF101. It is a fusible apparel interfacing that looks like a fine muslin when iron onto the fabric. Don't iron it on until after you have traced the embroidery design. This stuff doesn't gum up the needle or offer any resistance. It hides all those little threads. Our shop carries it, but I originally found it at JoAnn's and bought a whole bolt after using it for a project. I always
  2. awesome sight off Hwy 101 North in California

    by , 12-10-2012 at 05:39 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by alikat110 View Post
    I am AWESTRUCK!!!!
  3. Fast easy small bag worn around neck (Photo intense)

    by , 11-26-2012 at 03:48 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by debcavan View Post
    PHOTOS AT BOTTOM Go through them first.

    Supplies needed:
    Cut 2 rectangles 12" long by your choice of 5 1/2 or 6 inches wide.
    Cut strap 1 1/2" by at least 48". This also does the binding.
    2 zippers at least 7 inches First photo

    How to put in zippers easily: Second photo

    On the denim bag shown in the first photo the raw edge was glued to the zipper tape. Raw edge was near zipper teeth. Top stitch it
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  4. Tom the Turkey Right Left Thanksgiving Game

    by , 11-24-2012 at 07:25 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rhonda View Post
    We like to play the right left game at Christmas time with our family. This time my granddaughter called last night and asked if we could play it today after dinner.
    I didn't find but one boring story online so I wrote my own. My DGD Rachel (10) read the story this time and she did a great job of it.

    To play the game you need presents enough for each person to have one. Pass out the presents. As the story is read when it says Right you pass the present right and when it
  5. Puckers EVERYWHERE

    by , 10-28-2012 at 01:23 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Deborahlees View Post
    This is how I do it.....I put the wrong side up of the backing, on my average size dinning room table, then put down the batting, then the top....I make sure all my edges are correct, I generally cut by batting 2" wider all around, and then my batting 3" wider than top, using this method I can see the edge of my top, the edge of the batting and the edge of the backing all the way around, and know everything is square and good to go......
    Next I run a row of safety pins in the middle
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