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Forum: Main
01-12-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By beetle

If it's what I'm thinking of, it's commonly used...

If it's what I'm thinking of, it's commonly used to help with binding.
Forum: Main
01-07-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,709
Posted By beetle

Cool! I'll have to try this since I'm not so...

Cool! I'll have to try this since I'm not so good with traditional binding. It looks much easier.
Forum: Main
01-03-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By beetle

Steam a seam says it will not fray when washed...

Steam a seam says it will not fray when washed but I haven't tested it.
Forum: Main
01-03-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,378
Posted By beetle

Maybe a diagonal crosshatch pattern across the...

Maybe a diagonal crosshatch pattern across the entire quilt?
Forum: Pictures
01-02-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,055
Posted By beetle

Bless you bless you Beetle.... I have never.....

Bless you bless you Beetle.... I have never.. ever posted a picture online so I was at a loss of what to do..... Thank you![/quote]No problem. For them to show the have to be .jpg format.
You can...
Forum: Main
01-02-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,503
Posted By beetle

Do any of you use it for backing? I would like a...

Do any of you use it for backing? I would like a lower cost alternative for my backing but wondered about the quality of muslin. Obviously, I know it wouldn't be as good quality as "regular"...
Forum: Pictures
01-02-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,055
Posted By beetle

Like so.

Like so.
Forum: Pictures
01-02-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,055
Posted By beetle

Change the ".bmp" to ".jpg"

Change the ".bmp" to ".jpg"
Forum: Pictures
12-29-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,469
Posted By beetle

Thanks. I wasn't completely sure how you did it.

Thanks. I wasn't completely sure how you did it.
Forum: Main
12-28-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By beetle

Thanks guys. I wasn't sure if I had to use that...

Thanks guys. I wasn't sure if I had to use that golden colored denim thread or not. Good tip about stitch length.
Forum: Main
12-28-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By beetle

I'm planning a denim quilt (rag quilt) made of...

I'm planning a denim quilt (rag quilt) made of old bluejeans. I've cut em into 6.5" squares. I plan on backing it with flannel... no batting.
My question is:
Should I use that heavy denim thread...
Forum: Main
12-28-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By beetle

fabricshack has a great sale section.

fabricshack has a great sale section.
Forum: Pictures
12-27-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,469
Posted By beetle

That's a cool denim quilt. I am in the process...

That's a cool denim quilt. I am in the process of cutting up old jeans into 6.5" squares. I liked the idea of using the pockets but couldn't figure out how. Then I saw yours. How did you attach...
Forum: Main
12-27-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By beetle

Thanks for all the commiserating. It's good to...

Thanks for all the commiserating. It's good to know I'm not the only one who can't do an "easy" block. Sometime, I'll try the strip piecing method but for now, I think I'm off to something...
Forum: Main
12-26-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By beetle

I had to go look it up but I had never thought of...

I had to go look it up but I had never thought of doing it that way.
http://www.quilt.com/Blocks/LogCabin/LogCabin.html
Forum: Main
12-26-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By beetle

I can end up with a little extra at the end of...

I can end up with a little extra at the end of the log after sewing it, even though I know I cut it the right length.

Maybe my instructions were wrong. Yeah, that's it. :wink:
Forum: Main
12-26-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By beetle

Paper peicing log cabin blocks... please tell me...

Paper peicing log cabin blocks... please tell me it's not come to that.

Yeah, it's like they don't come out straight and even though I cut accurately (I think), each log doesn't seem to be the...
Forum: Main
12-26-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By beetle

No way! These things are fugly! I'm not showing...

No way! These things are fugly! I'm not showing anyone. :lol:
Forum: Main
12-26-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By beetle

I just got a new machine for Christmas. It's a...

I just got a new machine for Christmas. It's a Kenmore:...
Forum: Main
12-26-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By beetle

So I decided to play around with log cabin blocks...

So I decided to play around with log cabin blocks because I love log cabin quilts but also because they are supposedly a good block for beginners, like me.
I have no idea what the problem is but...
12-24-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By beetle

Awwww cute. I do like it.

Awwww cute. I do like it.
Forum: Main
12-23-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,353
Posted By beetle

You could put her paw into some non toxic...

You could put her paw into some non toxic fingerpaints and stamp it on a piece of paper. Then scan the paper (if you have a scanner or access to one) and then print it out onto some fabric.

...
Forum: Pictures
12-22-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,482
Posted By beetle

I bought some at Walmart here in Canada. I...

I bought some at Walmart here in Canada. I believe it is a Cranston print.
[/quote]Thanks. Found it, though not for sale... gives me something to go on....
Forum: Pictures
12-22-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,482
Posted By beetle

I HAVE to know what fabric that is! It has my...

I HAVE to know what fabric that is!
It has my favorite birds... bluebirds. In the summer, I am a bluebird landlord and have fledged many a new bluebird out of my nestboxes. That is great fabric. ...
Forum: Main
12-22-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,171
Posted By beetle

Hancock's of Paducah, KY is well known in the...

Hancock's of Paducah, KY is well known in the quilting world and their quilting fabric is the same you'd find in any "quilt shop". Just make sure you're shopping in the quilt fabric section.
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