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01-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,718
Posted By Sierra

There was only one quilt which told me to tie itů...

There was only one quilt which told me to tie itů it was made of 1" squares (finished) and the theme was Monet's Garden. I couldn't "see" where to put any quilt lines that wouldn't take away from...
10-14-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sierra

Cocoyorkie...

Cocoyorkie (http://www.quiltingboard.com/members/cocoyorkie-u136134.html), Welcome aboard! Last year, for our 40th anniversary, DH and I went to South Africa for a month and were wowed by the...
Forum: Main
10-14-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,464
Posted By Sierra

It depends on what you consider a "mistake". If...

It depends on what you consider a "mistake". If it is a tiny "whoops", probably an average of 10 per quilt. If it is an "OH NO!" (w/o tears) then more like 5 per quilt. If it is an "OH NO!" with...
Forum: Main
10-14-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By Sierra

I use June Taylor fusible. I buy it in the...

I use June Taylor fusible. I buy it in the largest size and cut it to size because it is much cheaper. BUT, it is not evenly distributed (the quality isn't that great) so I use it for smaller...
10-10-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,921
Posted By Sierra

Having lived in Asia for some 10 years I can tell...

Having lived in Asia for some 10 years I can tell you that seperate bathrooms are a new thing. On one of my first venture out into the countryside I ran (w/dignity, of course) to the rest room and...
Forum: Pictures
07-15-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,001
Posted By Sierra

Took my breath away!!! The barn quilt is great,...

Took my breath away!!! The barn quilt is great, but the rest is downright funny! We live in "guest quarters" in the top of a barn (a big red barn).. and there is an oversized 2 car garage below on...
Forum: Pictures
07-15-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,467
Posted By Sierra

Absolutely exceptional!

Absolutely exceptional!
Forum: Pictures
07-15-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,879
Posted By Sierra

Well, I was going to say it is a cheerful quilt,...

Well, I was going to say it is a cheerful quilt, but that's already been said several times. Guess it still is cheerful, anyway! I love it when a quilter can express something w/o drawing it in...
Forum: Main
07-13-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,476
Posted By Sierra

It might even be kind of cute if some balloons...

It might even be kind of cute if some balloons went outside the box and onto the frames (or even into the box above).
Forum: Main
07-12-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By Sierra

Looks interesting. Good for you, stretching the...

Looks interesting. Good for you, stretching the sides of that "box" we seem to fall into so much!
Forum: Main
07-12-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By Sierra

This is what I use, but it is becoming harder to...

This is what I use, but it is becoming harder to find. It costs more than regular paper, but the cost equals out because you can erase (use a white eraser for best results). So glad to have an...
Forum: Pictures
07-12-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By Sierra

Love it! Just my opinion, but I'd not use the...

Love it! Just my opinion, but I'd not use the lighter brown. The rest of it is very intense and shouts "look at me", and the lighter brown is, in comparison, wimpy..... just my humble opinion. ...
Forum: Main
07-10-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,724
Posted By Sierra

My youngest student has been 7 or 8 (she wanted...

My youngest student has been 7 or 8 (she wanted to make her grandmother a lap quilt for her 90th birthday). I've had 3 children start at that age. I dig out scraps with straight lines and have them...
Forum: Main
07-10-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,875
Posted By Sierra

I live near Auburn... 37 minutes away according...

I live near Auburn... 37 minutes away according to my cell phone. We have a small, relaxed group that meets once a month in our barn's craft room. As a group we aren't elegant, but each of us seems...
07-10-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,317
Posted By Sierra

I'd call the insurance company! This is damage...

I'd call the insurance company! This is damage in the same way a fire is. My parents had a skunk (or skunks) under their house for several months. I remember visiting and getting something out of...
Forum: Pictures
07-05-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,282
Posted By Sierra

I've seen many moose in Alaska and have decided...

I've seen many moose in Alaska and have decided they are a cross between a horse, a cow, and a bad hair (or horn) day. Your quilt is awsome!
Forum: Pictures
07-04-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,284
Posted By Sierra

I'm with you on this! I did 3 double rows...

I'm with you on this! I did 3 double rows (wasn't using the straight seperation in between) and was going crazy! Absolutely hate constant repetition. One of my daughter's saved me by telling me...
Forum: Main
07-04-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 25,853
Posted By Sierra

When reading about the huge number of husbands...

When reading about the huge number of husbands who are bragged about/appreciated on this QB it is obvious that many of us have a hubby who gets involved with our quilting, and some of the men have...
Forum: Main
07-04-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,874
Posted By Sierra

Look up "Elmer's School glue" in the box with the...

Look up "Elmer's School glue" in the box with the magnifing glass on the top right of each page. There has been a huge movement toward using the glue because it allows mistakes to be corrected...
Forum: Main
06-27-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,700
Posted By Sierra

I don't know about that kind of iron, but I'll...

I don't know about that kind of iron, but I'll tell you that I bought an "American" brand from Target a month ago and the first time I used it I got a mild shock. I took it back soooo fast. It was...
Forum: Pictures
06-27-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,835
Posted By Sierra

One of my grandsons was an exchange student when...

One of my grandsons was an exchange student when he was 14. I made him a quilt for his dorm bed at his new boarding school. The first thing he said when he got back was that he wanted to make a...
Forum: Main
06-23-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By Sierra

You could sew in a door, and perhaps a window or...

You could sew in a door, and perhaps a window or a chimney (I don't know how big the houses are). You also could outline quilt about a half inche away from the sides and tops of the houses (I'd...
Forum: Main
06-23-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By Sierra

I always wash a new quilt before I gift it. I've...

I always wash a new quilt before I gift it. I've already taken off any horribly offensive thread hangovers (using a curved small pair of scissors similar to fingernail scissors but sharper) but I go...
Forum: Main
06-23-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Sierra

Yes, I have used King Tut as quilting thread. I...

Yes, I have used King Tut as quilting thread. I love it.
Forum: Main
06-23-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Sierra

I fairly sure that you will get several responses...

I fairly sure that you will get several responses telling you to use Elmer's School Glue (thin lines wiggling under the quarter that you are doing at the moment). It is inexpensive, it is non toxic,...
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