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Forum: Main
12-17-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I agree. I would definitely stitch the letters...

I agree. I would definitely stitch the letters down I quilt. Otherwise, the fusible you're using could come loose and your letters be placed where you don't want them. if you stitch the appliqued...
Forum: Main
11-09-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I cannot say that I'm really "good" at binding...

I cannot say that I'm really "good" at binding quilts, but I use Jenny Doan's (Missouri Star Quilt) method and I've found it to work very well. One thing I do differently is that I cut my binding...
Forum: Main
09-23-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,521
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I love the Legacy Premium Muslins as well. I use...

I love the Legacy Premium Muslins as well. I use them for my quilt backs, and I've used it for the basis for an embroidered whole-cloth quilt, with deep red borders (my first experience with...
Forum: Main
08-28-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,944
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I do know all of that -- physical problems tend...

I do know all of that -- physical problems tend to curtail us doing a lot of things we should do. Please don't ask me how I know that!
08-14-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

E-Mail of Daily Digest

I have not received any Daily Digests through my e-mail since July 26, 2019. I have not unsubscribed, and I can still log in, but I miss that e-mail. Although I do not post a lot (health reasons) I...
Forum: Main
07-21-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

themadpatter, I'm sorry that you had a problem...

themadpatter, I'm sorry that you had a problem with a product I recommended. I have used it for several years now, and especially with all the reds in the log cabin which is my avatar. I have never...
Forum: Main
07-19-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Dina, for what it's worth, I use Ritz Dye Laundry...

Dina, for what it's worth, I use Ritz Dye Laundry Treatment. It is a dye fixative, and I use it in my very large stainless steel stew pot. I mix it according to the instructions on the bottle, and...
Forum: Main
07-17-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

LilChickadee, I do whatever the particular...

LilChickadee, I do whatever the particular binding job calls for. I always make sure my binding is cut straight, and on LOF I fold the edges together, press and bind. Some quilters do not press,...
Forum: Main
07-16-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Unless I am binding a quilt with curved corners...

Unless I am binding a quilt with curved corners (where bias is a necessity), I generally cut my binding length of fabric. I don't want my binding stretching all over the place, but binding a curved...
Forum: Main
07-08-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I have to agree with Macybaby! I would not use a...

I have to agree with Macybaby! I would not use a thread that is intended to be combined with like thread for serging, overcasting, etc. Quilting thread is generally heavier and, therefore,...
Forum: Main
07-04-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,204
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Having had 4 spinal surgeries, and sustained a...

Having had 4 spinal surgeries, and sustained a lot of back injuries, I can tell you that posture is very important. I was also told that the best thing you can do for your posture is to take that...
Forum: Main
07-04-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Watson, I do know all about the nervousness and...

Watson, I do know all about the nervousness and anxiety one feels when teaching for the first time ever. I was not teaching quilting, however. I totally established a new vocational program for...
Forum: Main
06-30-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,762
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I cannot see how hair spray would ever work as a...

I cannot see how hair spray would ever work as a spray baste for quilts. It gums up a curling iron, so there's no doubt in my mind that it would also gum up your sewing machine needle. Also, hair...
Forum: Main
06-11-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,539
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Rob, I think I would have a hard time...

Rob,

I think I would have a hard time parting with that quilt, if it were mine! That's absolutely stunning! You should keep your ribbons. If you would like it, I do have a form for a "certified...
Forum: Main
06-05-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,539
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Rob, I would sure like to see photos of your...

Rob, I would sure like to see photos of your prize-winning quilts, and I did search some trying to find them, but I had no luck in that regard. My heartiest Congratulations on winning all those...
Forum: Main
05-23-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,840
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I don't think I could bear to part with quilts...

I don't think I could bear to part with quilts made by my grandmother or my husband's grandmother either. They are a part of your heritage -- Anything I have will go to my only child. That's just...
Forum: Pictures
05-23-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,504
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Don, it's a beautiful quilt.

Don, it's a beautiful quilt.
Forum: Main
05-23-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,840
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I think it's a good thing that I only make quilts...

I think it's a good thing that I only make quilts for family members and for gifts. I don't think I could let go of ones I make for less than I have in materials cost, etc., but then, I'm not in...
Forum: Main
05-23-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,866
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Okay, I am going to play the "devil's advocate"...

Okay, I am going to play the "devil's advocate" here, in a way. I rely heavily on what are the manufacturer's recommendations, and I rarely have anything where I would quilt 10" apart. But, I think...
Forum: Main
05-21-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I think you can increase the size of the pattern...

I think you can increase the size of the pattern pieces, and keep the pieces you think you need to work around the pattern pieces -- it will work out okay.'Good look with your quilt! I'm still...
Forum: Main
05-21-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

SusieQOH, I wanted to give you the name of the...

SusieQOH, I wanted to give you the name of the pattern book I used. I kept my book intact, photocopying the pattern pages to cut the pattern pieces from. The book, put out by Leisure Arts is titled...
Forum: Main
05-19-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

I use the Heat 'N Bond lite --but I never just...

I use the Heat 'N Bond lite --but I never just fuse the images to the block -- they all get buttonhole stitched around, and wherever you need a definite delineation between fabrics and pieces of your...
Forum: Main
05-19-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

SusieQH, I did a few Sunbonnet Sue for a girl,...

SusieQH, I did a few Sunbonnet Sue for a girl, and Overall Bill for boys -- all applique, but I really liked the way they turned out. I used scraps of denim from mostly worn-out jeans for overalls,...
Forum: Main
05-19-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

If you're talking about binding, check out Jenny...

If you're talking about binding, check out Jenny Doan's onlline tutorial. You'll find it by googling quilt binding videos. I love her method -- it works for me every time! I've not done mitered...
Forum: Pictures
05-09-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,525
Posted By Jeanette Frantz

Carol, what a lovely quilt. I'm very partial to...

Carol, what a lovely quilt. I'm very partial to red and white myself -- those were my high school colors, and my school was absolutely wonderful --I'll also show you my red and white!
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