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Forum: Pictures
05-05-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,278
Posted By GemState

I love this! What a beautiful quilt!

I love this! What a beautiful quilt!
Forum: Pictures
03-28-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,462
Posted By GemState

This is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for posting...

This is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for posting the picture....it is an inspiration.
Forum: Pictures
03-23-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,777
Posted By GemState

Beautiful, beautiful!

Beautiful, beautiful!
Forum: Main
03-23-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By GemState

I have bought several kits from Craftsy, and our ...

I have bought several kits from Craftsy, and our quilt club has as well. There is always ample fabric, more then with any other kits I have gotten. They seem very generous!
Forum: Main
01-17-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,764
Posted By GemState

I have a grandmother's flower garden top all but...

I have a grandmother's flower garden top all but finished and have put it somewhere?? I have looked everywhere I can think of. One of my quilt guild members asks me about every month if I found it...
Forum: Main
01-11-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,197
Posted By GemState

Several years ago I made a quilt for my daughter...

Several years ago I made a quilt for my daughter and had it sandwiched and had begun hand quilting it when I noticed the same mistake in five of the blocks. It was like a leaf on each side of a lily...
Forum: Main
01-04-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,900
Posted By GemState

I make the center block scrappy, using 2 1/2...

I make the center block scrappy, using 2 1/2 inch squares. The one I'm working on now is a 36 patch block. Then I do the points like Jan said and they don't have to come to the edge. It makes a...
Forum: Main
12-27-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,723
Posted By GemState

I made a flannel rag quilt several years ago and...

I made a flannel rag quilt several years ago and it was just long enough to come to the tips of my toes so it didn't really keep my feet warm. I made a pocket at the bottom and it is wonderful. The...
Forum: Main
11-18-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By GemState

I use warm water to dilute the washable Elmers...

I use warm water to dilute the washable Elmers glue in a spray bottle, spray it over the batting then take my hand and smooth over what I have sprayed before I spread the quilt top or the backing on...
Forum: Main
11-15-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By GemState

A lot of my thread is from connecting threads ...

A lot of my thread is from connecting threads and I mainly match the color. I use a double thread, threading the double tails through the eye of the needle. That way I can start without a knot by...
Forum: Main
11-03-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,638
Posted By GemState

Several years ago when I first began free motion...

Several years ago when I first began free motion quilting I discovered I had better luck with the feed dogs up but when anyone asked about it or I mentioned it they looked at me like I was crazy or...
Forum: Main
09-25-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,400
Posted By GemState

I have used Elmers glue for basting for several...

I have used Elmers glue for basting for several years and love it. At first I just drizzled in thin lines but once in a while would end up with a few stiff spots. I have found if I dilute it and...
Forum: Main
08-15-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,185
Posted By GemState

Just a little more quilting in the blocks would...

Just a little more quilting in the blocks would keep them from being "baggy" and still let the quilt be soft and cuddly.
Forum: Pictures
08-10-2015, 05:09 AM
08-08-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,480
Posted By GemState

Thanks so much for the heads up. I just signed up...

Thanks so much for the heads up. I just signed up for one of Ann Peterson's classes. I have taken one of hers before and it was great!
Forum: Main
07-17-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,980
Posted By GemState

I'm with toverly! I love doing the piecing,...

I'm with toverly! I love doing the piecing, binding, etc., but getting the backing ready, cutting the batting and sandwiching have become difficult.....can't get down on the floor.....it is a job to...
Forum: Main
07-14-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,757
Posted By GemState

If you love quilting you will NEVER live long...

If you love quilting you will NEVER live long enough to make all the quilts you want to, so make the ones you really like and enjoy the journey! Don't waste time and energy worrying about what you...
Forum: Main
07-12-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,153
Posted By GemState

What a beautiful cat! And handsome dogs! But nana...

What a beautiful cat! And handsome dogs! But nana up north's dog, ready for a ride, makes me laugh out loud! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Pictures
07-07-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,350
Posted By GemState

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Pictures
07-04-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,679
Posted By GemState

Darling quilts!

Darling quilts!
Forum: Main
07-04-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,470
Posted By GemState

Doing the handwork on the binding of a lozenge...

Doing the handwork on the binding of a lozenge quilt. I got the pattern from Bonnie Hunter's website and was able to use up lots of scraps.
Forum: Pictures
06-28-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,350
Posted By GemState

Your quilt is absolutely stunning! God bless...

Your quilt is absolutely stunning! God bless America!
Forum: Main
06-14-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,634
Posted By GemState

This method works very well. I cut my batting...

This method works very well. I cut my batting into thirds the long way using a wavy cut. Be sure to mark your batting so you can get it back together correctly. This method makes the quilting much...
Forum: Pictures
06-14-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,699
Posted By GemState

Love it....it is beautiful!

Love it....it is beautiful!
Forum: Main
06-02-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,153
Posted By GemState

I feel when so much work is invested in a quilt...

I feel when so much work is invested in a quilt it deserves to be quilted. As Jingle says tying is great for comforters but I think you would be much happier if you quilted it...or had it quilted.
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