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Forum: Main
02-19-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By janecat

Thank you! Pressing diagonally? This sounds...

Thank you! Pressing diagonally? This sounds good. :-) But I'm having trouble visualizing this. Do you happen to know which Lynette Jensen book it was in?
Forum: Main
02-18-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By janecat

Sewing with strip sets for rail fence quilt blocks

Rail fence blocks should be one of the easiest of blocks....right?

Even though I am an experienced quilter, I struggle with getting accurate cuts from strip sets. It all has to do with the...
Forum: Main
01-07-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By janecat

Magnified view for binding

Does anyone use one of those headbands with a magnifier attached to it (something like this one https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B072Q1RX7Z/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) when you...
Forum: Main
11-20-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By janecat

Accuquilt Qube

For those who may have one of the Accuquilt Qubes, do you recommend it?

It's possible that they will go on sale at this time of year, and I'm considering buying the 8 inch Qube.

I have the Go...
Forum: Main
11-14-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,920
Posted By janecat

Favorite thing at Harbor Freight??

I'll be going to Harbor Freight later this week.

In addition to rotary blades, what quilting items do you like from there?

Thanks!
Forum: Main
11-05-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,896
Posted By janecat

Musty smell from Whittles Fabrics??

Over the years, I've ordered from Whittles Fabrics online 6-7 times. The fabric came quickly. It was good quality. The prices were great. The shipping was reasonable. But every single time, on each...
Forum: Pictures
09-24-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,917
Posted By janecat

Is the line called Morris Jewels? The...

Is the line called Morris Jewels?

The quilt is gorgeous!
03-12-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By janecat

Pfaff 130 purchased today---advice needed

I bought a Pfaff 130 today at a yard sale for $20. It has no cabinet. It's missing a foot pedal and a belt. It will also need to be rewired because the electrical wires coming out of the side of...
Forum: Main
01-30-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By janecat

Question for Accuquilt users---Square-in-Square

For Accuquilt users: Is there a particular die to make the traditional Square-in-Square block?
Forum: Main
01-21-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,261
Posted By janecat

What size bull clips do you use? Do you...

What size bull clips do you use?

Do you get them at an office supply store or some place like Home Depot or on Amazon?
Forum: Main
01-21-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,735
Posted By janecat

I went back and read through the posts. Now I...

I went back and read through the posts. Now I know what Big Look and a clapper are. :-) Thanks!
Forum: Main
01-21-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,735
Posted By janecat

What is Big Look? And Clapper---do you mean the...

What is Big Look? And Clapper---do you mean the gadget where you clap your hands to turn off the lights? If so, do you somehow use this for quilting/sewing? Thanks!
Forum: Recipes
01-01-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,302
Posted By janecat

Best kind of ice cream?

What brands do you recommend? We live in the west, and we don't have the the famous Blue Bell ice cream that I hear so much about.

Also---what is your favorite flavor? I need something...
Forum: Main
12-30-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,167
Posted By janecat

Hand lotion for quilters

My hands tend to get dry in the winter to begin with.

Handling fabric all the time just seems to make it worse. Also---handling HOT fabric from all the pressing that quilters do dries my hands...
12-27-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,989
Views: 225,905
Posted By janecat

What other mysteries are you going to be working...

What other mysteries are you going to be working on? :-)
Forum: Main
12-14-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,399
Posted By janecat

2 color quilt

Besides Irish Chain, do you have suggestions for blocks/patterns for a 2-color quilt?

I have several yards of 2 specific fabrics, and I would like to make a quilt just from those 2 fabrics (even...
Forum: Main
12-02-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By janecat

Question about Accuquilt squares---1.5 inch which would finish at 1 inch

I am interested in an Accuquilt die that cuts 1.5 inch squares (which would finish at 1 inch).

I've searched around the web, and the only 1.5 square die that I can find is for the Studio. I have...
Forum: Main
11-17-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,202
Posted By janecat

I use Gutermann thread. I want to use my Joann's...

I use Gutermann thread. I want to use my Joann's 60% coupon to stock up on sewing machine needles, and I never know whether to get 70/10 or 80/12.
Forum: Main
11-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,202
Posted By janecat

70/10 or 80/12

When piecing quilts, do you prefer 70/10 sewing machine needles or 80/12?
Forum: Pictures
10-30-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,741
Posted By janecat

So beautiful! It is stunning!

So beautiful! It is stunning!
Forum: Main
10-29-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,739
Posted By janecat

Sore bottom

I hope this isn’t TMI (too much information), but does anyone’s bottom ever get sore from quilting? Sometimes I feel like I get bursitis in my bum from sitting at the machine and piecing quilts.
...
Forum: Main
10-21-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By janecat

I think I'm still a little unclear about which...

I think I'm still a little unclear about which HST dies I need.

If I usually cut squares 4 7/8 inches and then draw the line and stitch on both sides----which die do I need to get the correct size...
Forum: Main
10-21-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By janecat

Thank you for the Accuquilt advice

A few weeks ago, I posted a thread about my Accuquilt. I mentioned that I'd used it once and then put it on a shelf in the basement for 5-6 years. I asked your advice about Accuquilts really having...
Forum: Pictures
10-21-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,235
Posted By janecat

So beautiful! What did you use for your...

So beautiful!

What did you use for your foundation? Muslin? Paper? If it was paper----what kind of paper did you use?
Forum: Main
10-14-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,835
Posted By janecat

Mysterious part of my stash

I've been making quilts for years. Along with most quilters, I have so much fabric that it's kind of embarrassing. I don't mind my old fabric at all. I actually like the old calicos and other...
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