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Forum: Main
03-24-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,184
Posted By luana

How do you say Kaffe Fassett?

How do you pronounce
Kaffe Fassett? (http://www.kaffefassett.com/)I have been corrected so many times I'm getting a little paranoid about saying his name out loud.
Forum: Main
01-28-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By luana

Thank you :) The quilters at this site are so...

Thank you :) The quilters at this site are so resourceful.
Forum: Main
01-28-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By luana

Can you name this block?

One of the quilters at my weekend retreat shared her great-great-great grandmother's quilt. In this photo she is reading some of the family documentation. The piecing was less than stellar, the...
Forum: Main
01-21-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,543
Posted By luana

I have "moved" up through all the Janome Memory...

I have "moved" up through all the Janome Memory Crafts from 6600 to the 8900ACP. Like EasyPeezy said, you have to learn to use it. My needle threader works like a charm, Acu feed feet interchange...
Forum: Main
01-06-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,303
Posted By luana

Thanks for the reply, I think that's what I'll do.

Thanks for the reply, I think that's what I'll do.
Forum: Main
01-05-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,303
Posted By luana

How long does it take to make a quilt?

I have been asked to estimate the time I spend making a charity quilt - for their records, not mine. The quilts I donate are about 60 x 70 inches, tops are pieced blocks (not simple large block...
Forum: Pictures
02-04-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,503
Posted By luana

I learned from this board that it is called a...

I learned from this board that it is called a "safety" quilt when it doesn't have sharp points. I have made quite a few of them. Your quilt is stunning!
Forum: Main
01-31-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,899
Posted By luana

How do you make this block

I can see all the elements that make up this block, but don't know how to figure out the measurement of the pieces. Help, please, and thank you.
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01-28-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,498
Posted By luana

I watched this same video and several times I...

I watched this same video and several times I thought the mat appeared unsteady. It started to turn just as she started her cut. I think it would be tricky to cut on a moving mat. I am anxious to...
Forum: Main
01-04-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By luana

Great Advice! On the 8900 you can snap on the...

Great Advice! On the 8900 you can snap on the feet (1/4 inch, in the ditch, open) for the acufeed foot. On the 7700, you need to unscrew the entire foot. Also on the 7700 you need to unscrew the...
Forum: Main
12-22-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,096
Posted By luana

I use a small tackle box. It is stocked with a...

I use a small tackle box. It is stocked with a duplicate set of all my necessary small notions. I never unpack it, so I never forget anything. I sew "away from home" at least four times a month,...
Forum: Main
12-12-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,576
Posted By luana

My mother made "Trip around the world" quilts for...

My mother made "Trip around the world" quilts for all 12 of her grandchildren. She tied her quilts, and they were all so soft and cuddly.
12-08-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,643
Posted By luana

Thanks for sharing - Had a good time watching...

Thanks for sharing - Had a good time watching her, and I picked up the free pattern :-)
Forum: Main
12-03-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By luana

Jan gave you good advice - Your machine is only...

Jan gave you good advice - Your machine is only as good as the service it comes with. Happy Quilting :-)
11-24-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By luana

Rushed right over to Google and was glad you...

Rushed right over to Google and was glad you clued me in. Always enjoy looking at a quilt. Thanks, Jan
Forum: Pictures
11-05-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,176
Posted By luana

Definitely one of a kind - beautiful

Definitely one of a kind - beautiful
Forum: Main
10-19-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,641
Posted By luana

When I am giving a pieced block a final press, I...

When I am giving a pieced block a final press, I use a pressing cloth over the right side.
Forum: Pictures
09-14-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,681
Posted By luana

Briskgo, for what it's worth, here are my...

Briskgo, for what it's worth, here are my thoughts. I do a lot of my own quilting, and I always think it's not as good as a "pro". So I know where you are coming from. BUT, your quilt is...
09-14-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,130
Posted By luana

Now that everything is sorted and moved, my wish...

Now that everything is sorted and moved, my wish for you is many wonderful hours/days/weeks/years making quilts.
Forum: Pictures
09-14-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,036
Posted By luana

Both quilts are stunning. I love this pattern. ...

Both quilts are stunning. I love this pattern. My eyes just kept moving around the quilt.
Forum: Main
09-09-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,056
Posted By luana

Bonnie Hunter explains why she prefers putting...

Bonnie Hunter explains why she prefers putting the sides on first. Scroll down to "Why side borders first".

http://www.quiltville.com/borderhints.shtml

But it is really a personal preference.
Forum: Main
09-02-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,411
Posted By luana

This is also my favorite, but isn't it...

This is also my favorite, but isn't it interesting how everyone has good luck with different needles, thread, etc.?
09-02-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,208
Posted By luana

Welcome from Iowa, where the corn is growing tall...

Welcome from Iowa, where the corn is growing tall in our warm humid weather.
Forum: Main
09-02-2016, 04:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,450
Posted By luana

Me too! These two colors don't play well with the...

Me too! These two colors don't play well with the rest of my stash.
Forum: Pictures
08-10-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,997
Posted By luana

Your friend is lucky to have you for a friend. ...

Your friend is lucky to have you for a friend. Beautiful quilt. Love the crisp look of the high contrast.
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