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Forum: Main
03-04-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,890
Posted By deemail

That's right...our grandmothers said.."the size...

That's right...our grandmothers said.."the size of your fist" apart... they knew a bit about the properties of insulation.
Forum: Main
03-04-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,890
Posted By deemail

This is a pet peeve of mine... flat quilts.......

This is a pet peeve of mine... flat quilts.... some decades ago when quilting came out of the closet and began to be enjoyed by tons of new learners... there came to be an attitude about how the...
Forum: Main
03-04-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,289
Posted By deemail

when squaring up.. I use a small mat on top of my...

when squaring up.. I use a small mat on top of my lapdesk.... I leave ruler AND square exactly in place... and just rotate the small mat to trim the second pair of sides. It works for any size and...
Forum: Main
03-04-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,289
Posted By deemail

I have been quilting for 50 years or so and...

I have been quilting for 50 years or so and consequently have many rulers already...too many to spend money on replacements.... so when I saw the block lock rulers... I laid out a line of 5 layers of...
Forum: Main
03-04-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,147
Posted By deemail

I prefer the olfa's and I have collected them...

I prefer the olfa's and I have collected them over the year so that I have every half inch size from 2" to 6 1/2" and then a couple of large ones for everything else. I prefer them because they have...
Forum: Main
03-04-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By deemail

you don't say if the spot is blood or something...

you don't say if the spot is blood or something else... If it is YOUR blood... then use YOUR OWN saliva to soak a couple of times... it will eat it away so that regular laundry soap and water will...
Forum: Pictures
02-22-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,644
Posted By deemail

beautiful layout... love it and will definitely...

beautiful layout... love it and will definitely use it... the quilting is wonderfully suited to the pattern and your backing! can I ask where you got the backing fabric? I have a friend who is a...
09-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,230
Posted By deemail

There is simply no substitute for good quality...

There is simply no substitute for good quality and because these machines have, in many cases, been running continuously for 80 years, they have a great following for people who just want to sew...
Forum: Pictures
11-04-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,624
Posted By deemail

lovely roosters and lovely quilting....really...

lovely roosters and lovely quilting....really great job!
10-25-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,043
Posted By deemail

I agree, if I had the FQ in a different place, I...

I agree, if I had the FQ in a different place, I wouldn't see the colorplay and tones between all the yellows or blues....etc. I don't buy them often, I'm a strip quilter, so I would rather have 1/4...
Forum: Main
10-25-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,983
Posted By deemail

I use Sharon Schamber's rice bags...1 wash cloth...

I use Sharon Schamber's rice bags...1 wash cloth sewn with large 2 in seam on the OUTSIDE, fill with rice , sew ends shut, opening seam as you go. The large seam serves as a handle, bags are...
Forum: Main
10-25-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By deemail

My answer for this tendency is to pretend that...

My answer for this tendency is to pretend that you are supporting your best friend as she works thru the handquilting on a project...we all treat our best friends with more patience and support than...
10-25-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,690
Posted By deemail

I have 27 machines and we don't even want to talk...

I have 27 machines and we don't even want to talk about attachment boxes...ask your husband how much he spends on garage tools and golf and then go get that machine!
Forum: Main
10-25-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By deemail

put 3" in a grid, 4 deep and as wide as you want...

put 3" in a grid, 4 deep and as wide as you want your quilt (X), the 5" in a 3 by (X) grid, and finally, the 8" in a 2 by (X) grid...then set sashing in between (just horizontally) to unify, do at...
Forum: Main
10-16-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,140
Posted By deemail

Just so you don't miss anything, White Mountain...

Just so you don't miss anything, White Mountain Quilt Studio and Bernina Dealer has relocated to Show Low on Deuce of Clubs (Hwy 60)... so there are 2 quilt stores in Show Low and our new Quilter's...
Forum: Main
08-27-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,140
Posted By deemail

Show Low, AZ and Springerville/Eagar Quilt Shops

Just so travelers in the area for fishing/hunting/skiing might want to know.... Show Low, AZ has 2 quilt shops now, Amazing Quilts, a full service shop (fabric, notions, books, machine quilting and...
Forum: Main
01-25-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By deemail

i would suggest a 'custom' frame system... frame...

i would suggest a 'custom' frame system... frame each block separately with either a matching fabric or different for each block to complement each block's colors... use a generous 2.5 or 3 inches......
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,761
Posted By deemail

This is the info that several people asked...

This is the info that several people asked for....just sent to me by the publisher....Hi Dee,
Some time ago you emailed Phillips Fiber Art about Cheryl's book, Rings That Bind. We are so happy to...
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,761
Posted By deemail

Below is all the information and site addresses...

Below is all the information and site addresses about the new reprinted 'Rings That Bind.' This is the book and tools that I used to make the quilt above. Several people had asked about the pattern...
Forum: Tutorials
04-18-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,140
Posted By deemail

can anyone help? I cannot open the pdf files for...

can anyone help? I cannot open the pdf files for any of the classes... I have up to 15 and would love to open the remaining files. I have an up to date Adobe Reader and use it all the time but when...
Forum: Main
03-12-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By deemail

take the little pink plastic thimble, put a cup...

take the little pink plastic thimble, put a cup of water in the microwave for 1-2 minutes...take cup out and drop thimble in cup to count to 30.... take out....is it a tiny bit pliable? if not drop...
Forum: Main
03-12-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By deemail

It will never be perfect, choose which one to use...

It will never be perfect, choose which one to use and tell your customers after this to consider the color of thread...it should match the backing to be easiest for you... that's why there are so...
Forum: Main
03-12-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By deemail

the elastic is actually called 'elastic thread'...

the elastic is actually called 'elastic thread' is about the size of small crochet cotton and is much cheaper than the 'krinkle' products.... easy to use, you just have to thread several bobbins...
Forum: Main
03-12-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By deemail

I have 3 standbys.... one is called 'Gold' from...

I have 3 standbys.... one is called 'Gold' from Joanne's cone thread... it is light colored and blends with any beige, light print and even light greens....the color is just weird and seems to pick...
Forum: Main
03-12-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By deemail

i also buy thread at QuiltedRose... great prices...

i also buy thread at QuiltedRose... great prices and wonderful selections, both brands and colors...
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