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  1. Introduction and Thank You

    by , 10-14-2013 at 07:55 AM
    Hi, I'm new to the message board and to the world of quilting. I want to thank whoever it was that put the post about replacing the tracks on grace pinnacle frame with 1/4" stainless steel rods. I have that frame and have struggled with it for the past year. Tried all kinds of things but the steel rods fixed my problem! Thank you!!!!!!!
  2. Do I need another border?

    by , 10-14-2013 at 07:28 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Tartan View Post
    I love Hello Kitty! Your top is adorable! I might lay one of the brights from the quilt alongside the white border to audition it.
    Your quilt is adorable. I really do like it. I think I agree with Tartan that a bright border would finish it off.
  3. 2013 AQS Quilt Week

    by , 10-13-2013 at 05:11 PM (Homemade Gone Wild)
    2013 AQS Quilt Week in Des Moines, IA. 1st ever trip to any quilt show/festival. Lots of photos!
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  4. Fast quilt top done in a day

    by , 10-11-2013 at 04:37 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Tweety2911 View Post
    I don't remember who posted this and cannot find it now but it was a free pattern posted from Clothworks called Nature Rhythms and I want to say Thank You. I was asked to make a quilt for a Craft Fair held at my DGD's pre-K. It needs to be handed in before the 2nd week of November. I was collecting FQ's for a jar quilt and decided to use them for this quick pattern. I can see myself making a few more of these with different themes as presents. I was so excited about how quick the quilt top
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  5. Does anybody know what this pattern is called or where to find it.

    by , 10-11-2013 at 04:34 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Becky Hicks View Post
    I think I could figure it all out except the curv thing.
  6. Machine quilting with Decorative stitches

    by , 10-10-2013 at 11:24 AM
    I have a Pfaff creative 2.0 sewing/embroidery machine. When I use stitch #89 to quilt gingerbread scallops on my roofs, on my quilt sandwich, the bobbin thread shows on the top. The original tread tension is 9. I've reduced it as far as possible and still the bobbin thread shows. When I take the same stitch and do it on a single piece of fabric the bobbin thread is fine. I've been told I "CAN'T" quilt using decorative stitches because of the feed dogs. I have problem with this, as ...
  7. Fabric box questions

    by , 10-10-2013 at 05:49 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by stashmaker View Post
    I plan to make some boxes for gifts. Does anyone know where I might find plastic liners for them? The reusable refrigerator boxed all seem to have a lip on them so won't fit right. Tried looking for something on the internet but couldn't find anything. Has anyone washed them? Do they hold their shape?
  8. What to buy?

    by , 10-10-2013 at 05:45 AM
    I have a Singer machine that I use for quilt tops and some quilting. I'd like to purchase a machine to do fancy quilting but dont have room for a long arm? Does anyone have suggestions for a good machine for quilting?
  9. My New Totes

    by , 10-10-2013 at 05:38 AM
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  10. Quilts for twin Great-nieces

    by , 10-09-2013 at 08:22 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by MamaBear61 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Cecelia363 View Post
    I love this! Just what I have been looking for, for a quilt for my brother, a mountain bike racer. In greens and tans it will look like "bike trails" don't you think? Please share the pattern name and location with me I can't wait to get started1
    Hi Cecelia;

    The one I made before was black and gray and turned out nice too so I am sure that your idea of greens and tans would be great.
    The pattern is "Paradigm Shift" from McCalls quilting. I think
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