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Forum: Pictures
07-06-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,451
Posted By Vicki1212

Congratulations!!! You so deserve it! I am...

Congratulations!!! You so deserve it! I am totally blown away by this quilt! I followed the link to your previous post and read through all the beautiful memories depicted in every block and the fact...
Forum: Main
04-15-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,051
Posted By Vicki1212

I have quilted around very small appliques of...

I have quilted around very small appliques of around 5mm in diameter using just my walking foot with feed dogs still up. I set my machine to the slowest rate possible and literally do one stitch,...
Forum: Pictures
04-03-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,378
Posted By Vicki1212

Wow! Wow! Wow! I would be seriously impressed...

Wow! Wow! Wow! I would be seriously impressed seeing you coming along at a retreat with all of that! Absolutely beautiful! Well done! I especially like the straddle bag and how you have placed the...
Forum: Main
04-03-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By Vicki1212

I use gel pens on my labels and have never had a...

I use gel pens on my labels and have never had a problem with fading. I do heat set them with my iron though. Just be aware that some of the colours hold up better than others so definately do a...
Forum: Pictures
04-03-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,515
Posted By Vicki1212

Thank you everyone for the lovely comments! I...

Thank you everyone for the lovely comments! I love the support and interest shown by the members of this board to all other members. P.S. I'm already planning my next mini for this weekend :o
Forum: Pictures
04-03-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,515
Posted By Vicki1212

Mini quilts? Not me, such a waste of time!

I always said I would never make a mini quilt. What is the point of spending time and energy to make something that basically has no real use? Boy, was I wrong. I dug into my scrap box this weekend...
Forum: Main
03-26-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,912
Posted By Vicki1212

And here is another one, with a link to a free...

And here is another one, with a link to a free pattern

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https://www.michaelmillerfabrics.com/fileuploader/download/download?file=custom/upload/File-1383078271.pdf
Forum: Main
12-01-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,165
Posted By Vicki1212

Fellow member Jo M posted about her beautiful...

Fellow member Jo M posted about her beautiful River Trees quilt in 2013 at this link:

https://www.quiltingboard.com/pictures-f5/my-version-river-trees-t230754.html

She also used the 'fast 45'...
Forum: Main
11-29-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,317
Posted By Vicki1212

If the class is over multiple days/weeks, it is...

If the class is over multiple days/weeks, it is courteous to sit in the space you used on the first day instead of randomely selecting a space each time. Some people will make an effort to arrive...
Forum: Main
09-05-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,338
Posted By Vicki1212

My favourite is the one with the bright pink...

My favourite is the one with the bright pink blocks. It gives the eyes something to settle on and adds a pop to the quilt. Very pretty!
Forum: Pictures
08-06-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,384
Posted By Vicki1212

I didn't use a particular pattern. I just made...

I didn't use a particular pattern. I just made lozenges from 8.5" x 4.5" rectangles and 2.5" corners. Sewed them into strips and sewed the strips together in a brick layout. It's a quick and easy...
Forum: Pictures
08-03-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,384
Posted By Vicki1212

I didn't use a charm pack, just pulled from my...

I didn't use a charm pack, just pulled from my stash of half yard fabrics. :)
Forum: Pictures
08-01-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,384
Posted By Vicki1212

Wow, so many beautiful comments! Thank you...

Wow, so many beautiful comments! Thank you everyone, you've made my heart happy! :o

GEMRM, loisf has got the sizes spot on. The lozenges were 8.5" x 4.5" and the corners were 2.5" squares.
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Forum: Pictures
08-01-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,384
Posted By Vicki1212

Lozenges Baby Quilt Finally Finished!

Life got in the way and this baby quilt took a lot longer to complete than it should have but I am happy that it is finally done. I don't have a recipient as I just loved the fabrics and wanted to...
04-23-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,614
Posted By Vicki1212

My Mom has one that she sleeps with every night...

My Mom has one that she sleeps with every night and uses for watching TV. She absolutely loves it and calls it 'Peanut'.:D
Forum: Main
04-07-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,833
Posted By Vicki1212

This one that Loisf made and posted on the board...

This one that Loisf made and posted on the board in 2014 is my favourite

http://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1/masculine-blue-fabric-line-t256311.html
Forum: Main
03-23-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,658
Posted By Vicki1212

How do you finish your quilt edges before binding?

I sew a large zig zag stitch around the edges of my quilt to hold the sandwich together while I bind. Do you think this would make the edges a bit stiffer under the binding? I tried using a straight...
03-21-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,634
Posted By Vicki1212

Beautiful creations. We create with our hands. I...

Beautiful creations. We create with our hands. I also don't think of all work as negative. I LOVE 'working' on a quilt but I hate house 'work' :D.
03-21-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,840
Posted By Vicki1212

When referring to our grandparents to anyone...

When referring to our grandparents to anyone else, we called them 'Farm Granny and Grandpa' (lived on a farm :o) and 'Town Granny and Grandpa' (lived in town :o) to differentiate but when talking to...
03-19-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,301
Posted By Vicki1212

My favourite jeans are Levi Strauss & Co, 712...

My favourite jeans are Levi Strauss & Co, 712 slimfit. The legs are straight but slim, definitely not skinny fit! They have a little spandex. The best part is the waist which is halfway between low...
Forum: Main
03-19-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,667
Posted By Vicki1212

http://www.annebright.com/starfish-b2b.html

http://www.annebright.com/starfish-b2b.html
Forum: Main
03-19-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,736
Posted By Vicki1212

When I was an absolute beginner, I used this...

When I was an absolute beginner, I used this binding tutorial from Jaybird Quilts and I have always had perfect binding. Every single time....
Forum: Main
03-15-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By Vicki1212

I've been squinting at your block (I know, I must...

I've been squinting at your block (I know, I must look a little weird:D) and I like the background you have as it makes the design feel like it has the night sky full of stars as a background. The...
03-15-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,148
Posted By Vicki1212

Oh my gosh! I can't believe I've just been...

Oh my gosh! I can't believe I've just been watching an eagle breathe thousands of miles away in Washington DC while I'm sitting in Durban, South Africa! How absolutely awesome is that! Beautiful! I...
Forum: Main
03-15-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By Vicki1212

Be candid? :thumbup: Okay........ I LOVE IT! The...

Be candid? :thumbup: Okay........ I LOVE IT! The blues and greens you use in the X blend well together and allow the 'mexican tiles' to stand out beautifully. Then you've got the secondary lines of...
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