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Forum: Main
09-24-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Nesie

I too get the most enjoyment out of quilting when...

I too get the most enjoyment out of quilting when I give away what I make-donation quilts, baby quilts,etc. I also enjoy the "meditative" aspect of quilting . When I am focused on a project, anything...
09-23-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By Nesie

Thanks for your quick responses and helpful...

Thanks for your quick responses and helpful links. I will read up on this and try the suggestions.
09-22-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By Nesie

Horizontal Spool pin or thread stand

Hi. A few months back I treated myself to a Featherweight 221. (1951). I love the stiches it makes but have a question. When using a "crosswound" thread spool do you use a horizontal spool pin or...
Forum: Main
09-04-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,702
Posted By Nesie

I too am a little late to the party. Made the...

I too am a little late to the party. Made the mistake of starting to reorganize a kitchen cabinet and it opened up a whole can of worms. I knew I should've gone into the sewing room first!
I plan to...
Forum: Main
08-16-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By Nesie

I pieced/quilted a table runner using Essex linen...

I pieced/quilted a table runner using Essex linen and batiks. It did not fray to any great degree, certainly no more than other good quality quilting cottons. I do wash on a gentle cycle. Not sure I...
Forum: Main
08-15-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By Nesie

I guess it must depend on the individual fabrics....

I guess it must depend on the individual fabrics. I just finished a lap size quilt with a Moda jelly roll and was impressed with the fact that it didn't shed, not even a little bit. It was my first...
Forum: Main
07-19-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,706
Posted By Nesie

There are some new ones on here I hadn't seen....

There are some new ones on here I hadn't seen. Funny stuff and so true!
Forum: Main
07-18-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By Nesie

This is what I do.

This is what I do.
Forum: Main
07-14-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,591
Posted By Nesie

A fellow quilter of mine used her 30's fabric...

A fellow quilter of mine used her 30's fabric with pure white. She used a half square triangle pattern. It was hand quilted and absolutely stunning.
Forum: Main
07-01-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By Nesie

I think the City Quilter might still sell online...

I think the City Quilter might still sell online even though the 'brick and mortar " store is closed. I know I received an e mail from them sometime over the last year. They still have a website.
Forum: Main
06-20-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,458
Posted By Nesie

I have "attended" a few Zoom Guild meetings and...

I have "attended" a few Zoom Guild meetings and was less than impressed. Staring at a computer screen is not the same as attending a program meeting in person, as far as I'm concerned. If my Guild...
Forum: Main
06-20-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,539
Posted By Nesie

I'm in. Finished the donation quilt I was working...

I'm in. Finished the donation quilt I was working on at one of the last VQW's in May except for some of the hand binding. I still can't machine bind to my satisfaction. Now working on a baby quilt...
Forum: Main
06-05-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,265
Posted By Nesie

Beautiful job, Watson! Congrats!

Beautiful job, Watson! Congrats!
Forum: Main
06-05-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Nesie

There was another thread about this in October of...

There was another thread about this in October of 2019. Just use the search option it comes right up. If it's been out for awhile people might have some helpful tips if they have used it..
Forum: Main
05-15-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,533
Posted By Nesie

I'm in. I made a small quilt for a nursing home...

I'm in. I made a small quilt for a nursing home project that my Guild is hosting out of half of a jelly roll. I have to say I'm impressed with the quality of the Moda jelly rolls. Great fabric to...
Forum: Main
01-01-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,008
Posted By Nesie

I'm in. Getting my embroidery machine threaded...

I'm in. Getting my embroidery machine threaded because I lost my sewing mojo during this pandemic, and It has sat idle long enough.I want to embroider a Winnie the Pooh for a quilt I'm constructing...
Forum: Main
12-17-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Nesie

Sara Lawson from Sew Sweetness offers many tips...

Sara Lawson from Sew Sweetness offers many tips and tricks for sewing with different types of fabrics. She focuses mainly on bag making but on her you tube show "Sewcial Sunday" she takes questions...
Forum: Main
11-19-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,357
Posted By Nesie

I think you did a wonderful job! I would have...

I think you did a wonderful job! I would have been very intimidated if my "Art" quilt was not for me.
Forum: Main
11-06-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,749
Posted By Nesie

I'm in.Working on the Ansel Camera Bag by Sew...

I'm in.Working on the Ansel Camera Bag by Sew Sweetness. Also working on a Christmas table runner from the book Peppermint Lane. (I'm adapting it, it's actually part of a larger quilt. I've...
Forum: Main
11-03-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,189
Posted By Nesie

Making a holiday table runner adapted from the...

Making a holiday table runner adapted from the book "Peppermint Lane". There are 5
"ornaments" to which I'm going to add strips and borders.
Forum: Pictures
10-24-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,491
Posted By Nesie

Nice drafting! Beautiful.

Nice drafting! Beautiful.
Forum: Main
09-10-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Nesie

I used Retro Clean on some vintage Grandmother's...

I used Retro Clean on some vintage Grandmother's F!ower Garden blocks I bought at a quilt show. They came out so clean I wanted to tea dye them to make them look more vintage! Good, clean, not...
Forum: Main
09-07-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Nesie

Living in rural Pennsylvania I have always driven...

Living in rural Pennsylvania I have always driven to get to quality quilt shops. Not withstanding a trip to the Quilter 's paradise of Lancaster County, I have driven as far as 90 minutes one way to...
Forum: Main
07-02-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,871
Posted By Nesie

Quilting Vagabond is that the 1930's Farmer's...

Quilting Vagabond is that the 1930's Farmer's Wife or another 1930's quilt? I was going to do that sampler but was a little overwhelmed when I looked up the errata for that book so I began another...
Forum: Main
06-26-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,871
Posted By Nesie

Missed the last VQW but am eager to join this...

Missed the last VQW but am eager to join this weekend. Finished an Honor Flight Quilt top. Would like to get it quilted this weekend but may wait for cooler weather to do that. I'm working on a...
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