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Forum: Main
Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By bearisgray

After sewing the units, you may need to adjust...

After sewing the units, you may need to adjust your cutting to your seam allowances - or vice-versa. with this block,it looks like all the units need to be the same size before assembling them.
Forum: Main
09-16-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,873
Posted By bearisgray

Hello and Welcome! Hope you get some answers...

Hello and Welcome!

Hope you get some answers to your questions.
Forum: Main
08-30-2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,963
Posted By bearisgray

Having a straight/true grainline really matters...

Having a straight/true grainline really matters to some people.

For others, they do not seem to care much one way or another.

I have learned that "permanent pressed" cottons will not...
Forum: Main
08-29-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By bearisgray

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome!
08-26-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By bearisgray

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome!
08-23-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By bearisgray

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome!
08-13-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,146
Posted By bearisgray

Just checking to see if it works today.

Just checking to see if it works today.
Forum: Main
08-12-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By bearisgray

I prefer the border fabric with the trees going...

I prefer the border fabric with the trees going the same direction as the body of the quilt.
Forum: Main
08-07-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By bearisgray

After measuring hundreds of pieces of fabrics...

After measuring hundreds of pieces of fabrics before and after washing them - I have found that most usually do shrink more in one direction than in the other. But it seemed to be about a toss-up as...
07-31-2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 860
Posted By bearisgray

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome!
Forum: Main
07-30-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By bearisgray

For me, doing the Vicki Welsh treatment for...

For me, doing the Vicki Welsh treatment for fabrics is well worth the extra time and effort.

Even some "good/better/more expensive" fabrics have had very bad manners!

(meaning they bled,...
Forum: Main
07-29-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By bearisgray

If you are totally reluctant to wash the whole...

If you are totally reluctant to wash the whole piece, cut off a small piece - only needs to be about 1 x 2 inches - put it in a clear glass of hot water with a drop of dawn dish detergent - and let...
07-28-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,146
Posted By bearisgray

Seems to have worked

Seems to have worked
07-28-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,146
Posted By bearisgray

just checking to see if I can post from my...

just checking to see if I can post from my computer using firefox
07-27-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By bearisgray

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome!
07-26-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By bearisgray

I would find walking into that scene a bit...

I would find walking into that scene a bit unsettling. Sure wonder what had their attention!

(I like cats - a lot! But - - - )
Forum: Main
07-26-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By bearisgray

warm wishes is a nice pattern to showcase a focus...

warm wishes is a nice pattern to showcase a focus fabric.


the big squares can be made whatever size you want them.

You might also consider making "windows" cut in a piece of paper to see how...
Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,887
Posted By bearisgray

I have experienced your frustration. I think...

I have experienced your frustration.

I think there are some fabrics that are more ornery than others.
07-25-2022, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,922
Posted By bearisgray

Really difficult to decide what the truth may be...

Really difficult to decide what the truth may be when we can't get the true answers to those questions.

I have always been skeptical of "eye-witness accounts". Can't even get five people to...
Forum: Main
07-24-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,118
Posted By bearisgray

Some machines have a "single hole needle plate"...

Some machines have a "single hole needle plate" available - it is used only for straight stitching - with a single hole presser foot.

Some people say that it improves the quality of their straight...
Forum: Pictures
07-24-2022, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,397
Posted By bearisgray

It is perfect!

It is perfect!
07-24-2022, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By bearisgray

Way back in the 1960's - (anyone else remember...

Way back in the 1960's - (anyone else remember the Munsingwear Remnant Room in Minneapolis?) - I was making t-shirts for my boys - and that's when I learned/realized that not all knits are equal.
...
07-24-2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By bearisgray

Here is a link that may be somewhat helpful - ...

Here is a link that may be somewhat helpful -

http://www.blogforbettersewing.com/2011/12/storing-velvet.html
Forum: Main
07-24-2022, 03:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,673
Posted By bearisgray

There are/were people that would save every scrap...

There are/were people that would save every scrap of fabric - and that would be a great way to use some of those scraps.
07-23-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By bearisgray

New policy?

Do new posts need to be approved by a moderator before they show up now?
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