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09-08-2019, 03:36 PM
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Views: 10,068
Posted By letawellman

I can sympathize with your quandary... however......

I can sympathize with your quandary... however... since you already have two machines, why not just think about it awhile? As someone else mentioned, both those machines are fairly expensive. I have...
02-18-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 76,283
Posted By letawellman

Awesome job, Rob!! That slinky, slippery stuff is...

Awesome job, Rob!! That slinky, slippery stuff is definitely challenging. Hmm, that reminds me of another UFO, that may well BE a UFO because of the slinky, slippery stuff!!

I LOVE the methods...
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02-14-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,633
Posted By letawellman

I agree - and with lots of contrast not only from...

I agree - and with lots of contrast not only from the block and the background, but good contrast in color value from one "card" to the next.
The tone-on-tone for the background is almost too...
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02-14-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,890
Posted By letawellman

This was almost exactly my thinking. And, I...

This was almost exactly my thinking.
And, I think there are some "lurkers" who don't post a lot of commentary, but who might respond more readily to a poll.
Forum: Main
02-14-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By letawellman

I haven't done this either. As others have...

I haven't done this either.
As others have said, I would be mad at myself for spending money on something I'm not using (gym membership, anyone?).

I have bought a few classes on Craftsy - and...
02-14-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

Hubby FINALLY finished the ductwork yesterday,...

Hubby FINALLY finished the ductwork yesterday, and today he finished "redoing" the shelves (that are now significantly smaller), so tomorrow (hopefully, if I get home from work in time) I will move...
02-14-2018, 06:28 PM
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Views: 76,283
Posted By letawellman

Well, hubby got the ductwork for my sewing room...

Well, hubby got the ductwork for my sewing room finished, and replaced the (now smaller) shelves. So, tomorrow I will start putting things back in the closet (and hope that I can find room for...
Forum: Main
02-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,923
Posted By letawellman

Congratulations on the ribbon!! I don't know...

Congratulations on the ribbon!!

I don't know that I could limit myself to 7 minutes. There are so many facets to quilting, that you could spend a week discussing it and still not get it all said!
Forum: Main
02-09-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,359
Posted By letawellman

It's a struggle for me as well. That is one of...

It's a struggle for me as well. That is one of the areas of my craft that seems to elude me. No matter how much I tell myself "Press! Not iron!" I still find myself being aggressive on the ironing...
02-09-2018, 05:20 PM
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Views: 76,283
Posted By letawellman

My work week has been really hectic, so I have...

My work week has been really hectic, so I have made little to no progress for several days.
Hubby decided to add ductwork to the sewing room, so now I won't have to use a kerosene heater. However,...
02-09-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

BlueBell, you're not banned!! We wouldn't do...

BlueBell, you're not banned!! We wouldn't do that!!
Babies on the way are an exclusion... or at least, I think they should be! (Of course I would say that, since that's why I bought camo at Foust's...
02-09-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

So, once again, I worked 10 hour days Mon-Thur,...

So, once again, I worked 10 hour days Mon-Thur, which resulted in me having today (Friday) off!! So, after some delays due to helping hubby with some new ductwork for the heating system, down the...
02-06-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

Great commentary, Teen!! It turns out I was a...

Great commentary, Teen!!
It turns out I was a week early on the Foust sale, but that was ok too, as it gave me some time to dig through the stash and see what's what. And the result is that I don't...
02-06-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 76,283
Posted By letawellman

Oh Trudii, owie-owie!! I cringe just thinking of...

Oh Trudii, owie-owie!! I cringe just thinking of your ouchie eye!! Having had eye issues all my life, this just curls my hair!! I'm so glad it wasn't too bad! Your quilt is gorgeous!! Good for you to...
02-01-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

Well, here it is, February 1st, and I made it...

Well, here it is, February 1st, and I made it through all of January without purchasing any fabric or thread. I had a gift card to the LQS, and I bought a specialty ruler with it.

However......
01-28-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

I just had to get out of the house Saturday, so...

I just had to get out of the house Saturday, so drove to one of the area LQS's that I haven't been to in awhile. Enroute was a fairly large-ish GoodWill, so stopped there first. No fabric to...
01-26-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

Or, if not a "travel exemption", how about just...

Or, if not a "travel exemption", how about just what you said -"UFO Prevention Exemption"? LOL!!! :D
01-26-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

Great score, Teen!! And as Krisb said, it doesn't...

Great score, Teen!! And as Krisb said, it doesn't count since it's to FINISH a project. Plus, at that price, it's just too good to pass up. Just think of all the finishes you can do with that bolt!!...
01-26-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 76,283
Posted By letawellman

I have a couple in mind that would be perfect for...

I have a couple in mind that would be perfect for this... and it will get them out of my way.

I pulled out another UFO last night. It was originally intended to be a jacket, with the "fabric" made...
01-22-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 76,283
Posted By letawellman

Thanks everyone for the comments on my finish....

Thanks everyone for the comments on my finish. Rob, I especially feel warmed by your comments, as I really admire your "art quilts". For some reason, it seemed to "calm down" a little once I quilted...
01-22-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

I'm beginning to think I need to be on a...

I'm beginning to think I need to be on a "anything-quilt-related" moratorium.
Why?
Because, in my effort to distract myself from starting something new, I decided to do a little reorganizing... and...
01-22-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,749
Posted By letawellman

On the driving distance, I would say it entirely...

On the driving distance, I would say it entirely depends on you. Since my daily commute to my job is 50 miles one way, I would not consider this to qualify for the travel exemption. However, some...
01-19-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 76,283
Posted By letawellman

OK, here it is, "officially" finished. Quilted...

OK, here it is, "officially" finished. Quilted and bound. Yay me, a January completion!!
I didn't get real fancy with the quilting, as I could see right from the start that any stitching was going...
Forum: Main
01-17-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By letawellman

oh my goodness, that's a very broad question! ...

oh my goodness, that's a very broad question!
You mention handwork - paper piecing, applique and so on. "Piecing the Past" shop has a BOW (block of the week), that focuses on more traditional...
Forum: Main
01-17-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,133
Posted By letawellman

I think that the vast majority of patterns have a...

I think that the vast majority of patterns have a mistake in them, somewhere.
It's like the software companies now - they want to get a "new" product out the door so fast, they don't do sufficient...
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