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Forum: Main
02-29-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By Jojk

We're having fun with the printer that's for...

We're having fun with the printer that's for sure. Right now its just templates. I think putting together something that has ruler marks on it is the next step once I get more experience with the...
Forum: Main
02-28-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By Jojk

Ruler Quilting Bpok Recommendation?

Hey,

Can anyone recommend a good book for ruler quilting. I'm a beginner but I have been doing some ruler quilting. I'm mostly looking for pattern ideas but tips and tricks are welcome too.

I...
Forum: Main
11-24-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By Jojk

I don't have a picture of the back and the...

I don't have a picture of the back and the beautiful blue train but here is a shot of the front:

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Forum: Main
11-24-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By Jojk

Thank you. Yes satin was a bit of a challenge. ...

Thank you. Yes satin was a bit of a challenge. I made sure to practice on satin a lot before I got started. I also way overpinned using very small needles. One thing I noticed though is that I...
Forum: Main
11-24-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By Jojk

I was terrified but my sister did it with me so...

I was terrified but my sister did it with me so that helped. I'll have her help me take apart my dress too once I settle on a design.
Forum: Main
11-22-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By Jojk

Hi Iceblossom - yes, that was me and yes, that...

Hi Iceblossom - yes, that was me and yes, that fabric you proffered was way adorable. In the end though, I decided just to go with a plain cotton dark blue broadcloth for the back. The bag was made...
Forum: Main
11-22-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By Jojk

Wedding Dress Quilt done

I am crazy stupid proud of this one.

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The entire quilt except the back is made from her dress (satin). The blue was her back, train, and trim. The embroidery on the blue was...
Forum: Main
10-16-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jojk

Wow Rob- thanks for all that info. I have to...

Wow Rob- thanks for all that info. I have to admit, I am leaning towards a cotton backing though and since I want to minize pin holes I'm definitely planning on using spray basting.
Forum: Main
10-12-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jojk

eparys - you read my mind. I was thinking the...

eparys - you read my mind. I was thinking the same thing. Especially since I'm leaning towards sewing the blocks together directly instead of sashing in between (I'm doing a hybrid quilt as you go...
Forum: Main
10-12-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jojk

Not sure how big it'll be yet. My blocks are cut...

Not sure how big it'll be yet. My blocks are cut 12x12 but I suspect I'll be trimming them down a bit and I don't know how many I'll use. I'll keep your offer in mind though. Thanks. :-)
Forum: Main
10-12-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jojk

We ripped the dress apart and I've cut blocks...

We ripped the dress apart and I've cut blocks from it.
Forum: Main
10-12-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jojk

No. I'm using wool batting. Since the top is...

No. I'm using wool batting. Since the top is satin the quilt won't be washed and the wool provides the puff and structure I want.
Forum: Main
10-12-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,613
Posted By Jojk

I posted this a little while ago: ...

I posted this a little while ago: https://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1/free-motion-quilting-high-loft-batting-t306885.html.

I swear, FMQ is black magic. BTW I use a Husqvarna Designer Epic. ...
Forum: Main
10-12-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,673
Posted By Jojk

I've been using tailors chalk and it comes out...

I've been using tailors chalk and it comes out just fine after washing.
Forum: Main
10-12-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,921
Posted By Jojk

I'd use the same yellow/gold and use a different...

I'd use the same yellow/gold and use a different topstitch pattern on the border than in the middle - it would frame the quilt quite nicely.
Forum: Main
10-12-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jojk

Backing for wall hanging

Hi all,

I am turning my sister's wedding dress into a wall hanging quilt but I've never made a hanging quilt before. The top is satin and I'm using a wool batting. I plan on using a sleeve...
Forum: Main
09-20-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By Jojk

Thanks. This one is a Yli 40/3 ply Danube Blue. ...

Thanks. This one is a Yli 40/3 ply Danube Blue.

I absolutely love varigated thread. I can usually find a combination that contains most if not all of the combinations in my quilt and it just...
Forum: Main
09-20-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By Jojk

My problem is that when the table/machine/chair...

My problem is that when the table/machine/chair are all at the correct height - i.e. I am quilting with my arms at 90deg - my head is too high. I have to crouch down a little in order to see the...
Forum: Main
09-20-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By Jojk

I do the stick out the tongue thing like a kid...

I do the stick out the tongue thing like a kid along with the shoulders when I FMQ. Its not about stress, its about intensity.
Forum: Main
09-19-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By Jojk

Thanks Peckish - that was very informative. I...

Thanks Peckish - that was very informative. I finally finished topstitching. It looks like I probably would have had an easier time of it if I had bumped my needle up a size. Ah well. I'll keep...
Forum: Main
09-19-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By Jojk

maviskw - How did it go?

maviskw - How did it go?
Forum: Main
09-15-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By Jojk

I hear you. This morning is not going well -...

I hear you. This morning is not going well - lots of shredding. I'm taking it as a sign that I need to take a break. It can be incredibly frustrating.
Forum: Main
09-14-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By Jojk

Free Motion Quilting and High Loft Batting

Hi all,

I thought you might be interested in my adventures in FMQ with a high loft batting. I wanted to use the high loft because I want a "trapunto" like effect without all the cutting. So I...
Forum: Main
04-27-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,386
Posted By Jojk

I Love this place. They even do free samples.

I Love this place. They even do free samples.
Forum: Pictures
03-31-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,062
Posted By Jojk

Great job. I'm working on this motif too and you...

Great job. I'm working on this motif too and you do look like you've got the hang of it.
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