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12-23-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,994
Posted By LynnBBQ

I ordered a "Red Bundle" from a nation-wide...

I ordered a "Red Bundle" from a nation-wide company probably 4 years ago... What a clunker! The fabric quality was nice but the actual prints were not really usable in the Red and White quilt I had...
11-20-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,168
Posted By LynnBBQ

My husband's family lives across the country and...

My husband's family lives across the country and we never have celebrated holidays with them, so Covid has not made a difference. They just are not a "Holiday" family so it's all good. My family, on...
07-09-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 28,157
Posted By LynnBBQ

I have a few of the Crabapple Hill patterns... I...

I have a few of the Crabapple Hill patterns... I haven't finished any but they are in my "Someday" stack. I love her combination of hand embroidery, quilting, and hand-coloring.
07-09-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,857
Posted By LynnBBQ

I would love something like that! I currently...

I would love something like that! I currently use a spare bedroom, about 10X11 feet and it is very crowded with fabric, books, piecing machines, and a Tiara sit-down machine. I've been eyeing the...
Forum: Main
05-27-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,775
Posted By LynnBBQ

I started out as a "fly by the seat of my pants"...

I started out as a "fly by the seat of my pants" quilter, and stayed that way for many years. I have thousands of un-matched seams and chopped-off points to prove it! Over the past several years...
02-19-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,150
Posted By LynnBBQ

It is the same for the Alpaca mats... My cats...

It is the same for the Alpaca mats... My cats love to knead it with their claws and actually chew on it. I am so glad I kept the giant plastic zip lock bag it came in! I use the mat, let it cool,...
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02-18-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,776
Posted By LynnBBQ

Christine - your little blocks are great - I see...

Christine - your little blocks are great - I see some awesome fussy-cutting in there! I underestimated how much work it would be to assemble the rows on my Circa 1880... but I got the last one...
Forum: Main
02-16-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,776
Posted By LynnBBQ

I'm making progress on my Circa 1880 Quilt....

I'm making progress on my Circa 1880 Quilt. Finished all the blocks and got the setting squares sewn on... today is the day to sew the final rows. Saturday was the day to run errands, so today is all...
Forum: Main
02-14-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,776
Posted By LynnBBQ

I'll be finishing the last rows on my Circa 1880...

I'll be finishing the last rows on my Circa 1880 Quilt by Pam Buda. It makes me a little sad... Those tiny little blocks are so much fun, and I have made more than enough for the quilt, so I don't...
Forum: Main
02-11-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,249
Posted By LynnBBQ

My most-used machine for piecing is a Bernina...

My most-used machine for piecing is a Bernina 1030 from about 25 years ago. At the time it was their top-of-the-line non-computerized machine. I think I paid $1500 for it... the most I had spent on...
Forum: Main
02-11-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By LynnBBQ

Probably the Jen Kingwell Gypsy Wife quilt? ...

Probably the Jen Kingwell Gypsy Wife quilt? Check on Pintrest - there are a ton of amazing examples, and some that just don't seem to work because the blocks don't show well against the strip...
Forum: Main
01-26-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,603
Posted By LynnBBQ

I just might do that! Thank you for the...

I just might do that! Thank you for the encouragement.
01-24-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,271
Posted By LynnBBQ

Hi! Finding the "right" machine depends on what...

Hi! Finding the "right" machine depends on what you want to use it for. Are you only needing it to piece quilts and then to quilt the sandwich? Or do you want a bunch of decorative stitches and...
Forum: Main
01-22-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,603
Posted By LynnBBQ

The only machine I regret on some level is a...

The only machine I regret on some level is a vintage Dressmaker machine I bought for $35 at an antique mall. It is super-cute but I did not realize at the time that it is a left-needle machine. I...
Forum: Main
01-17-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,145
Posted By LynnBBQ

We are also expecting the rain/sleet/snow/ice mix...

We are also expecting the rain/sleet/snow/ice mix this afternoon (Friday) so I am working from home. I'll have a couple of extra hours today to work on quilts since I don't have to drive back and...
Forum: Main
01-07-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,795
Posted By LynnBBQ

Sorry for the delay... life got in the way. I...

Sorry for the delay... life got in the way. I used some older aerosol cans of Faultless Heavy Starch, but they don't make it any longer. In the last year they replaced it with "Ironing Spray,"...
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,795
Posted By LynnBBQ

Yes, I'm about 2/3 rds of the way through. I had...

Yes, I'm about 2/3 rds of the way through. I had posted pictures on a previous thread, a Virtual Quilting Weekend from maybe early November (?). I have no idea what your piecing experience is, but I...
Forum: Main
12-18-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,599
Posted By LynnBBQ

The complaint I have about my one remaining LQS...

The complaint I have about my one remaining LQS is that they never seem to get anything new. I was looking for some of the new lines of fall/Halloween fabric in August when it would have been hitting...
12-01-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,007
Posted By LynnBBQ

I've followed him on Facebook since they bought...

I've followed him on Facebook since they bought the Kaffe an Tula lines when the previous company went under. Scott seems to have a great sense of humor but he takes his job seriously. He explains...
Forum: Main
11-28-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,441
Posted By LynnBBQ

I'll be buys most of today but Friday, Saturday,...

I'll be buys most of today but Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will be dedicated to quilting. I'm assembling rows for my Circa 1880 quilt by Pam Buda. I also am working on Christmas surprises for a few...
Forum: Main
11-26-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,093
Posted By LynnBBQ

I have a couple of scrappy quilts that are just...

I have a couple of scrappy quilts that are just so scrappy with no theme or design, just scraps randomly sewn together. These tops were made before I understood anything about value, etc. I put them...
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,511
Posted By LynnBBQ

I'm still plugging along.... This quilt has so...

I'm still plugging along.... This quilt has so many tiny pieces it has to be done in sub-units and I have to press, cut, sew, press, cut, sew, then a final press, cut sew until a block is ready. I...
Forum: Main
11-08-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,511
Posted By LynnBBQ

Thank you! I know at least one other person on...

Thank you! I know at least one other person on the forum is working on their version and she is way closer to being done. I have never worked with such small blocks before, and this project has...
Forum: Main
11-08-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,511
Posted By LynnBBQ

I'm working on the Pam Buda Circa 1880 Club...

I'm working on the Pam Buda Circa 1880 Club quilt. It is a block-of-the-month type subscription for one year, that is the only way you can get the pattern and the templates. I started making the...
Forum: Main
11-08-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,876
Posted By LynnBBQ

I'll delete this if it does not work - first time...

I'll delete this if it does not work - first time adding pictures here. I'm working on the Pam Buda Circa 1880 Club quilt. It is a block-of-the-month type subscription for one year, that is the only...
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