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05-27-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,068
Posted By egagnon291

You're not obsessed or possessed... you're a...

You're not obsessed or possessed... you're a quilter...
Forum: Main
05-27-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,001
Posted By egagnon291

I use LOF all the time unless I need a bias (for...

I use LOF all the time unless I need a bias (for scallops and things like that) and have never had a problem.
Forum: Main
05-11-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,444
Posted By egagnon291

Not the only oddball. I have used both frame and...

Not the only oddball. I have used both frame and hoop and find quilting without is much easier (no moving all that fabric around) and it's more comfortable. Haven't noticed any difference in the...
Forum: Main
05-07-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By egagnon291

I did that for a shop for a while. The shop was...

I did that for a shop for a while. The shop was hanging on but not making oodles of money and I felt strange charging. But, I did put in the time and they did benefit. So our solution was that after...
Forum: Main
04-20-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,489
Posted By egagnon291

Thanks all for the suggestions. I will...

Thanks all for the suggestions. I will incorporate them and get back to finishing my quilt.
Forum: Main
04-20-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,896
Posted By egagnon291

I do my own start to finish. And I hand quilt...

I do my own start to finish. And I hand quilt them all. I can understand why people would send them out, but for me it's like the quilt isn't really mine. Althought, if I did send them out I could do...
Forum: Main
04-17-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,484
Posted By egagnon291

I only hand quilt so don't know if this would...

I only hand quilt so don't know if this would work for machine quilting, but I baste quilt using pearl cotton and a long needle. I find it much quicker than pins. I also starch backing. Haven't tried...
Forum: Main
04-17-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,489
Posted By egagnon291

Love my cats... but....

I was hospitalized in January for 29 days and then spent another 2 months recuperating. During this time I inadvertently left the quilt I was working on draped over the chair in my sewing room. Well,...
Forum: Main
04-15-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,576
Posted By egagnon291

When making a scrap quilt, do you just randomly...

When making a scrap quilt, do you just randomly select pieces and put them together? I have a terrible hangup with this. I'm always worried that I will get two of the same material together or that...
Forum: Main
04-15-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,364
Posted By egagnon291

I always thread the needle before I cut it from...

I always thread the needle before I cut it from the spool. Don't know why, but this always works for me.
Forum: Main
03-12-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,443
Posted By egagnon291

Ditto on the Shark Professional. Reasonable...

Ditto on the Shark Professional. Reasonable price, comfortable to use and I love the pre-measure steam cup. Also, it's virtually indestructible.
Forum: Main
03-12-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,835
Posted By egagnon291

I use dry and starch during the construction...

I use dry and starch during the construction phase. Steam after the quilt is done to freshen it up.
Forum: Main
03-12-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,340
Posted By egagnon291

I have a notebook with quilts I want to make in...

I have a notebook with quilts I want to make in it. The only problem is when I find a material I love it doesn't always match well with my list. So, I guess I decide on my next quilt based on the...
Forum: Main
03-12-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,778
Posted By egagnon291

Just finished the "sandwich" for my grandson's...

Just finished the "sandwich" for my grandson's quilt last night. Plan on starting the actual hand quilting as soon as the housework is done. It's a large queen size so I guess I'll be quilting for a...
Forum: Main
03-09-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By egagnon291

[quote=carslo]This is what we did and we are not...

[quote=carslo]This is what we did and we are not to handy either!


This sounds almost like something I could handle. Guess I'll have to buy a saw.
Forum: Main
03-09-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By egagnon291

I need a large ironing board. I have looked on...

I need a large ironing board. I have looked on line for one but they seem to be rather expensive. Also saw many plans for making one, but I have absolutely no talent with saws and such and directions...
Forum: Main
12-30-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 14,538
Posted By egagnon291

I made several. One to coordinate with the baby's...

I made several. One to coordinate with the baby's room, one gender specific (waited til the baby was born to start that one), and a few just because I liked them and the color combinations. Baby...
Forum: Main
12-28-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 14,538
Posted By egagnon291

Congrats... There is a wonderful baby quilt...

Congrats... There is a wonderful baby quilt collection book. It is "PS I Love You" by Lynda Milligan and Nancy Smith. Many great designs and ideas. I've made several of them over the years. If...
Forum: Main
12-27-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,738
Posted By egagnon291

I always plan on starting early. This year I...

I always plan on starting early. This year I accumulated everything to make totes for all the women on my list. Never got around to it until December and then got too busy to finish even one. So,...
Forum: Main
12-24-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,092
Posted By egagnon291

I like it just as it is.

I like it just as it is.
Forum: Main
12-24-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,447
Posted By egagnon291

Sometimes I overload myself and get tired of it...

Sometimes I overload myself and get tired of it all. Then I just back away and find something else to do for a while... lots of good books out there. After a while I find I'm itching to get back to...
Forum: Main
12-24-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,092
Posted By egagnon291

I like it just as it is.

I like it just as it is.
Forum: Main
12-24-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,981
Posted By egagnon291

People put their heart and soul and time into the...

People put their heart and soul and time into the quilts they make. If I don't like it, I either don't comment or try to give a positive comment. Who am I to say that a quilt is not good just because...
Forum: Main
12-24-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,841
Posted By egagnon291

Enjoy the time off. Have a nice holiday and...

Enjoy the time off. Have a nice holiday and start a new project on Sunday.
Forum: Main
12-24-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 17,716
Posted By egagnon291

This has happened to me. I've used Nature's...

This has happened to me. I've used Nature's Miracle. Soak it really good. It may take a few times but the smell will come out. Then when it's done, a good washing - I add baking soda to the water...
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