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09-25-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,791
Posted By Cathe

That sounds good - the white inner border and...

That sounds good - the white inner border and then something outside of that. I like that idea because if it's a bed quilt, it will probably get some handling around the edges. I raised three sons...
Forum: Main
09-25-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,731
Posted By Cathe

I just found this on pinterest the other day: ...

I just found this on pinterest the other day:
Recommended sizes
Hospice bed 63" X 80"
Neo Natal 36" X 36"
Crib 34"-36" X 48"
Wheel Chair 36" X 48"
Nap Quilt 40" X 55"-60"

No idea if those...
Forum: Main
06-29-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,539
Posted By Cathe

OH! I was at Walmart the other day and their...

OH! I was at Walmart the other day and their precut was on clearance. I saw a small cutting table and some empty shelves, but our store is still in the last stages of remodel, so I thought it was...
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06-25-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,470
Posted By Cathe

Okay - I finished piecing it! WOOT!! ...

Okay - I finished piecing it! WOOT!!

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk125/GloryQuilts/tumblingblocks-1.jpg

You did a great job, Jennifer, but I don't think I am up to all of these inside...
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06-25-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,470
Posted By Cathe

This is the only pic I have handy; I will take...

This is the only pic I have handy; I will take another one when I am on my regular computer. It shows just a small part of it, on my design wall, in the planning stages.

The top is nearly complete...
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06-25-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,470
Posted By Cathe

I don't want to add more blocks to the side and...

I don't want to add more blocks to the side and then cut them off straight -- I want the blocks to stand alone. Has anyone finished one of these? I plan to machine quilt it. Has anyone tried a...
Forum: Main
06-25-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 20,120
Posted By Cathe

Because we are all so busy, it's very useful when...

Because we are all so busy, it's very useful when the subject line really explains the content, so we can decide which threads we are most interested in.
Forum: Main
03-26-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,083
Posted By Cathe

Mine is on a screen porch, so it's pretty...

Mine is on a screen porch, so it's pretty protected. It does get snow on it during really big snows and rain if the wind is blowing that direction.

I used a sleeve on each end with dowels in...
Forum: Main
03-26-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,618
Posted By Cathe

Beautiful pineapple quilt. Paper piecing is...

Beautiful pineapple quilt.

Paper piecing is easy. You just have to learn to sew upside down and backward. LOL
Forum: Main
03-26-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,083
Posted By Cathe

I did this, and it's been up on my porch for...

I did this, and it's been up on my porch for about two years, through Wisconsin winters and summers. It's faded a bit, but not too bad. I used the fabrics that I didn't want to use for "real" quilts...
03-22-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,776
Posted By Cathe

Cute skirt! Little girls LOVE being twirly.

Cute skirt! Little girls LOVE being twirly.
03-22-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,213
Posted By Cathe

I loved the way Sugar Ray Leonard was so HAPPY!

I loved the way Sugar Ray Leonard was so HAPPY!
03-22-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Cathe

How exciting!

How exciting!
Forum: Main
01-11-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,790
Posted By Cathe

I got my first serger in 1988, broke it and...

I got my first serger in 1988, broke it and replaced it in 1993, and that one lasted until about six months ago when Mom got a new one and gave me her old one. In that time, I have used them pretty...
Forum: Main
12-18-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By Cathe

Thank you! Descriptive titles are so much better,...

Thank you! Descriptive titles are so much better, not just for searching, but for deciding which threads to open. None of us has time to look at every single thread, so we pick the ones that seem...
Forum: Main
12-16-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,742
Posted By Cathe

no, I have made at least 20 denim/calico rag...

no, I have made at least 20 denim/calico rag quilts, and you don't need to add stitching or ties in each block unless your squares are really big. I cut mine 6 1/2". Some of the quilts are 10 years...
Forum: Main
12-16-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,773
Posted By Cathe

I make the quilted pieces of fabric in chunks big...

I make the quilted pieces of fabric in chunks big enough to cut the individual pattern pieces.

I piece a quilt "top" and then quilt it to flannel, and then I cut my pattern pieces from that. I...
Forum: Main
12-14-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,884
Posted By Cathe

Another math lover here. When I was...

Another math lover here.

When I was homeschooling my sons (all graduated and grown up now), they saw me using math all the time for drafting patterns, so they never asked me "Will we really use...
Forum: Main
12-12-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,069
Posted By Cathe

Loretta - Etsy is similar to eBay in some...

Loretta -

Etsy is similar to eBay in some ways. You "list" things as you do on eBay, but it's all direct sale instead of bidding/auctions. The listings cost 20 cents each and are good for a...
Forum: Main
12-12-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,069
Posted By Cathe

I don't sell a LOT there, but like eBay, it's...

I don't sell a LOT there, but like eBay, it's good advertising. I get queries about special orders from people who see my work there.

It's cheap and the search function is really considerably...
Forum: Main
12-11-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By Cathe

I am embarrassed to admit that I didn't read your...

I am embarrassed to admit that I didn't read your post well, and I responded as if you were washing a new quilt.

For an older (not antique) quilt, I would take it to a laundromat and wash it in...
Forum: Main
12-10-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By Cathe

If you have used starch or retayne or anything...

If you have used starch or retayne or anything like that on your fabrics, I would wash it in warm water with a good laundry detergent. If you didn't add any chemicals to it, you can just wash in cold...
Forum: Main
12-04-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,277
Posted By Cathe

I have one. It's a pieced Thanksgiving runner -...

I have one. It's a pieced Thanksgiving runner - turkeys, pumpkins, autumn colors on one side and then a festive Christmas fabric on the other side.
Forum: Main
12-04-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By Cathe

Aren't you glad you discovered this before you...

Aren't you glad you discovered this before you put hours and hours into making a quilt?
Forum: Main
12-03-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,073
Posted By Cathe

I don't like to add any chemicals to my quilt. I...

I don't like to add any chemicals to my quilt. I prewash all of my fabrics to remove finishing agents and pesticides, and I don't use starch. I like my fabrics super CLEAN!
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