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Forum: Main
10-10-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,273
Posted By katiebear1

When I first started quilting I made quilts for...

When I first started quilting I made quilts for my 2 grown children and spouses and my sister and husband and one for each of my husbands siblings (four). After that I have kept all the ones I have...
Forum: Main
10-10-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,496
Posted By katiebear1

Lately I have been doing one quilt at a time. I...

Lately I have been doing one quilt at a time. I don't start a new one until I finish the one I am working on. Problem is, there are so many I want to make, so about half way through I want to hurry...
Forum: Pictures
09-29-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,209
Posted By katiebear1

Oh, that is adorable!

Oh, that is adorable!
Forum: Recipes
09-29-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By katiebear1

I was just going to suggest that. Any recipe...

I was just going to suggest that. Any recipe that calls for apples can be substituted with pears.
Forum: Main
09-29-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By katiebear1

The only "wall space" I had in my studio was a...

The only "wall space" I had in my studio was a closet door. I put curtain brackets and curtain rod up above the door. (high enough so the door can be opened) I used a piece of flannel as the...
09-28-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By katiebear1

Smile LOL That happened to me once and it was one of my...

LOL That happened to me once and it was one of my favorite sweaters too. I always washed it by hand in cold water and just spun it out and would air dry it. One day my daughter decided to help by...
Forum: Main
09-14-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By katiebear1

I do that too, and then I just let it dry...

I do that too, and then I just let it dry overnight to make sure sure it is completely dry, I bought some fusible batting when Connecting Threads had a batting sale. Have never used it before, am...
Forum: Main
09-08-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,997
Posted By katiebear1

I do the same thing, except I just cut a small...

I do the same thing, except I just cut a small strip and wash that in detergent and hot water in the sink. If it runs then I wash it. I have never had a problem with colors bleeding this way.
Forum: Main
09-08-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By katiebear1

I hate shopping in stores. Would much prefer to...

I hate shopping in stores. Would much prefer to shop online, so for me Missouri star Quilt Company is my LQS. LOL. When I do need something right away I go to Hobby Lobby which is about five miles...
Forum: Main
09-06-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By katiebear1

I have taken fabric and decoupaged it one cheap...

I have taken fabric and decoupaged it one cheap plastic covers before. Just use two or three coats and make sure you let each coat dry in between coats. I use Mod Podge but you can just use white...
Forum: Main
09-06-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By katiebear1

I have just used flannel or fleece ( which is...

I have just used flannel or fleece ( which is sort of like minky). I just use a medium meander for the quilting. I made one for my daughter several years ago and she uses it on the couch so it gets...
Forum: Main
08-31-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,186
Posted By katiebear1

I have bought from them and I think their fabric...

I have bought from them and I think their fabric is nice for the price. I have found it is a bit stiffer than more expensive fabrics, but it is better than Walmart.
Forum: Main
08-31-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,565
Posted By katiebear1

[QUOTE=Jingle;8414186]I will stick with the way I...

[QUOTE=Jingle;8414186]I will stick with the way I sew them on. I sew on the back turn to front and sew it down. It works everytime. When something work I just stick with

That's how I do mine...
Forum: Main
08-31-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,565
Posted By katiebear1

That is hardly noticeable. I would certainly...

That is hardly noticeable. I would certainly consider that a success.
08-31-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By katiebear1

Me too. I have made three crumb quilts and I...

Me too. I have made three crumb quilts and I don't use anything smaller than 2 inches. I STILL have 3 drawers full of crumbs and 2 baskets full of strings. I think they are having babies.LOL
Forum: Main
08-26-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By katiebear1

I made one with six inch squares and it came out...

I made one with six inch squares and it came out nice and went together pretty fast.
Forum: Main
08-26-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By katiebear1

I ordered wide backing from 1,000 of Bolt Only...

I ordered wide backing from 1,000 of Bolt Only One Nut about a month ago. I got it within two weeks which I think is pretty good for online stores now since they are all so busy. They have a very...
Forum: Main
08-21-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,409
Posted By katiebear1

blades

Harbor Freight carries rotary blades that will fit 45 mm cutters . They are actually for their carpet cutting tools but fit the quilting cutters. They are Either $1.98 or $2.49 for a pack of two. ...
Forum: Pictures
07-12-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,485
Posted By katiebear1

That is one of the most beautiful things I have...

That is one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen.
Forum: Main
06-18-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,869
Posted By katiebear1

Definitely Missouri star. I think their prices...

Definitely Missouri star. I think their prices are good and the selection is great. And like you said ,can't beat the shipping. Connecting threads is the best for thread. Also Thousands of bolts...
Forum: Main
06-18-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,199
Posted By katiebear1

I use sheets a lot. Walmart Mainstay brand works...

I use sheets a lot. Walmart Mainstay brand works well and they come in lots of colors. They are a cotton poly blend. But I find them as good as medium quality quilt fabric. And they are...
06-02-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,654
Posted By katiebear1

Smile I had always pin basted. That was just the way I...

I had always pin basted. That was just the way I learned, but It was getting harder to do with my arthritis . So I looked up on you tube how to do it with a glue stick and I am now a convert! LOL
05-13-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By katiebear1

I hate the glass top stoves. Unfortunately, our...

I hate the glass top stoves. Unfortunately, our home is all electric, so I have no choice. The only good thing about them is ease of cleaning.
Forum: Main
05-09-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,690
Posted By katiebear1

Wow, that is a really good Idea. Or you could...

Wow, that is a really good Idea. Or you could make an orphan block quilt to practice on
Forum: Main
05-09-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By katiebear1

I also use Harbor Freight blades . They are so...

I also use Harbor Freight blades . They are so cheap (a pack of 2 for $2.00) that you can afford to throw them out when they get dull.
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