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10-05-2018, 08:25 AM
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Posted By boykinsmommy

You are so right. I get so irritated when my...

You are so right. I get so irritated when my brain doesn't function. I'm not currently on any meds but I know I am low Vit D...like seriously low and while I'm taking it, it hasn't really helped...
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10-05-2018, 08:19 AM
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Views: 2,299
Posted By boykinsmommy

Thank you! I was doodling all over a paper with...

Thank you! I was doodling all over a paper with dots representing inches, etc. I think in the future I'll stick to solid backgrounds. ;) And yes, actually cutting the borders to 3" would help...
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10-05-2018, 07:12 AM
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Posted By boykinsmommy

Right. So, if it needs to be 62.5 x 16 and the...

Right. So, if it needs to be 62.5 x 16 and the borders are 2.5" cut, then what does the middle piece need to be cut to?
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10-05-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,349
Posted By boykinsmommy

I like Hobbs from Connecting Threads. I've used...

I like Hobbs from Connecting Threads. I've used other battings but the bearding is terrible. They often have it on sale too so look for that.
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10-05-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,299
Posted By boykinsmommy

I was just thinking this same thing. It's not a...

I was just thinking this same thing. It's not a 1/2" is it because there is nothing attaching on the outside edges. I am losing 1/4 inch on the middle piece and border piece on both sides and the...
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10-05-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,429
Posted By boykinsmommy

Late to the party but for anyone else looking: I...

Late to the party but for anyone else looking: I bought this one from Amazon and I love it! https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01K1SYU8I/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I love the...
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10-05-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,299
Posted By boykinsmommy

Thank you! I don't need it to really be much...

Thank you! I don't need it to really be much bigger all the way around as it's just a table runner and I am only doing a simple outline for finish quilting. The top is pretty just as it is so I'm...
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10-05-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,299
Posted By boykinsmommy

Help! I'm too stupid to figure this out!

Seriously, I cannot brain today I has the dumb! I am making a pieced backing for a table runner top and cannot seriously figure out how to cut the border and backing pieces. I want to use a...
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02-10-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By boykinsmommy

I ordered the 12wt thread and it's perfect! Not...

I ordered the 12wt thread and it's perfect! Not as great as regular but so close it will work perfectly! Thank you everyone!!
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02-06-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By boykinsmommy

AHHHH!!!! Now that is an idea!!! Hmmmmm....I...

AHHHH!!!! Now that is an idea!!! Hmmmmm....I think I'm going to have to try that....
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02-06-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By boykinsmommy

Prism99 I think you might be right. I am...

Prism99 I think you might be right. I am ordering a 12wt just to see but I am also getting the 30wt. I will have to make due with these I think or do it by hand. I loathe the thought of doing it...
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02-06-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By boykinsmommy

Hmmm.....that's a good idea, either way. Would...

Hmmm.....that's a good idea, either way. Would certainly help with consistency for sure. Now if I could just get super speedy with my sewing! :D I have to do this stitch around houses and two...
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02-06-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By boykinsmommy

This quilt is so lovely and cool all on it's own....

This quilt is so lovely and cool all on it's own. I think you could get away with no borders, just a binding and consider it done! On the other hand, I don't think a border would be bad either, it...
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02-06-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By boykinsmommy

Thank you! Yes, it was No 8 Perle cotton. I know...

Thank you! Yes, it was No 8 Perle cotton. I know it would work for my Juki TL2010Q but that is straight stitch only. Argh!!! I had hoped it would work for the others (as was written it would). I...
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02-06-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By boykinsmommy

That's Juki HZL F600...dumb autocorrect

That's Juki HZL F600...dumb autocorrect
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02-06-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By boykinsmommy

Embroidery thread for machines

Hello lovelies! I am needing help choosing an embroidery thread to use on my machine for blanket stitch around applique on a quilt. Per my manufacturer recommendation I bought no. 8 but it snaps due...
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01-23-2018, 12:06 PM
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Views: 5,107
Posted By boykinsmommy

Congratulations!!

Congratulations!!
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01-22-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By boykinsmommy

I agree with approaching clubs. You can also...

I agree with approaching clubs. You can also look to see if any towns in your area have FB pages or yard sale type pages, you can always advertise there. Having pics to show of your work is very...
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01-21-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,847
Posted By boykinsmommy

I will not be washing this quilt. I will pre-wash...

I will not be washing this quilt. I will pre-wash any fabrics I use but I will not take that chance with the quilt. Actually it looks like too much washing has been the culprit for this quilt, not...
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01-21-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,099
Posted By boykinsmommy

So many lovely quilts. I do not have a homemade...

So many lovely quilts. I do not have a homemade quilt. I have been making them for everybody else but not for myself... this must stop. I currently have a comforter I bought from Amazon that has...
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01-20-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,847
Posted By boykinsmommy

I just heard from her and they want me to go...

I just heard from her and they want me to go ahead with the repairs. I am charging $10/hr but after reading through all of these comments, in the future, should there be any requests, I will charge...
01-19-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 87,998
Posted By boykinsmommy

Nice job!! Congratulations Letawellman!

Nice job!! Congratulations Letawellman!
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01-19-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,847
Posted By boykinsmommy

Unfortunately I'm an idiot when it comes to that...

Unfortunately I'm an idiot when it comes to that kind of stuff....I will have to ask my kids LOL!! Seriously, I'm challenged when it comes to technology...unless it's a sewing machine....go...
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01-19-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,836
Posted By boykinsmommy

Oh my goodness!! How did I miss all these...

Oh my goodness!! How did I miss all these pictures!? Everyone's SBS' are so adorable!! Great job everyone and thanks for bringing back such a happy memory...I'm going to keep following this post...
01-19-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 87,998
Posted By boykinsmommy

Exclamation I think I need an intervention///

Ok, so in the spirit of getting ready for this challenge, I have been cleaning out my craft room. This is a yearly ritual because every year when Christmas comes, my room looks like Christmas threw...
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