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Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,887
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I feel your pain as I am know by a couple of my...

I feel your pain as I am know by a couple of my quilting buddies as pretty imprecise. I own that. I'm not aiming for entries into competitive quilt shows, hope to get something into one of my...
Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

know budget important--and assume you've checked...

know budget important--and assume you've checked prices, but has lumber fallen enough that less than a decent laminate or even the snap together vinyl tiles--we put them in an entry and library and...
Forum: Main
06-18-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,446
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I've used the polybeads in weighted blanket--they...

I've used the polybeads in weighted blanket--they are wash and dryable and if they come out they are a mess! with the weighted blanket I first sewed into a plain muslin bag and then blanket per the...
Forum: Main
05-12-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,901
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I fold back and forth as I press it in half so...

I fold back and forth as I press it in half so that it's like 12" loops of binding. I then do what my beginner instructor said and "thow it over your shoulder" so that it lays out behind you. ...
Forum: Main
05-12-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,418
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

my guild made dinner "scarves" for all the care...

my guild made dinner "scarves" for all the care centers in the county. They were made so that the wide ends of a over the neck draping U would be in their front and overlap. They could be slipped...
Forum: Main
05-12-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,978
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I live in the country and we are both aging and...

I live in the country and we are both aging and realize that in the next 10 years we'll need to move into town so less outside maintenance and closer to Dr. I have a long arm--so I would like to...
Forum: Main
05-12-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Never head of this brand but I would caution that...

Never head of this brand but I would caution that you need to make sure that you can get parts, that the frame and machine and tracks are in good shape. Price doesn't sound bad, depending on the...
Forum: Main
05-03-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I long arm and buy several rolls--yes, white...

I long arm and buy several rolls--yes, white (bleached) is higher priced and always has been,ditto the black and 120" is much more expensive than the 90".
Forum: Main
01-16-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

we tell our beginner classes to measure the quilt...

we tell our beginner classes to measure the quilt top/middle bottom and take the average (usually the middle is smaller and maybe an end longer but hopefully less than 1 inch--more than that you need...
Forum: Main
08-18-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,993
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I use solids a lot. I like modern quilts and...

I use solids a lot. I like modern quilts and even with some prints, the solids tend to dominate. I have 2 baskets full of true solids plus most of the rest of my stash "reads" solid or are...
Forum: Main
08-15-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,397
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Wait! You mean they are suppose to be perfect? ...

Wait! You mean they are suppose to be perfect? I've been quilting for 10+ years and have to say that my friends rib me for my willingness to accept some less than perfect piecing. But I have to...
Forum: Pictures
07-31-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,528
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

that is wonderful!

that is wonderful!
Forum: Main
07-06-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

check Marshall's Dry Goods, think they carry some

check Marshall's Dry Goods, think they carry some
Forum: Main
07-06-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

check Superiors website for needles as they will...

check Superiors website for needles as they will show if they carry by brand. My Gammill takes a round shaft and is specific length for the timing.
Forum: Main
07-05-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I do a lot of Modern quilting and the term...

I do a lot of Modern quilting and the term negative space is used to describe areas that are not pieced blocks (although they may be pieced but usually in similar color so that it doesn't look pieced...
Forum: Main
06-29-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,038
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Our guild did zoom starting about May of 2020 and...

Our guild did zoom starting about May of 2020 and continue to zoom most meetings even though we did start back in-person this past May. We have found that a number of our members want to continue...
Forum: Main
06-29-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,991
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Faultless just released a spray...

Faultless just released a spray starch/sizing--not sure how they really describe, but just out. Faultless is HQ in KC and they brought it to the KCRQF with it released just about a week before the...
Forum: Main
05-25-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,467
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

thank you to all the suggestions--this post is a...

thank you to all the suggestions--this post is a couple of years old. The quilt in question was washed (no binding so I closely zigzaged edge) with OxyClean, Grandma's Stain remover, soaked in...
Forum: Main
05-24-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

weight does matter--for instance if you use a...

weight does matter--for instance if you use a BottomLine (Superior #80 wt?) on the bottom you will be winding much more on the bobbin than a #30 Cotton thread. So while you will actually use the...
Forum: Main
05-24-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,904
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Wonderful! Wish it were mine!

Wonderful! Wish it were mine!
Forum: Main
04-18-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,343
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Just got home from a 4 day retreat with an...

Just got home from a 4 day retreat with an instructor working on deJong and Niemeyer quilts. I don't have enough done to post a picture yet--but will once I get to that point. I need to get busy...
Forum: Main
03-31-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

talk with your long armer--I can always do less...

talk with your long armer--I can always do less on the sides, but really need the top and bottom extra because of how I load on the frame. If she really does need all the extra go ahead and cut some...
Forum: Pictures
03-31-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,664
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

what a cool idea! Love it!

what a cool idea! Love it!
Forum: Main
03-24-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

my one guild did a painted barn quilt (block)...

my one guild did a painted barn quilt (block) several years ago and I have a 2x2 hung on our gate by the road. I have the outdoor plywood to make a larger one and have the 13 yr old grandson coming...
Forum: Main
03-24-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

as long as the chenille is not loopy I think...

as long as the chenille is not loopy I think you'll be ok
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