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Forum: Main
05-12-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By redbreast

Question Craftsy Special?

I keep getting e-mail messages to join Premium Craftsy for only $2.49. This seems a little strange to me. Has anyone joined Craftsy for $2.49? I guess I am being cautious but to me I wonder what the...
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,398
Posted By redbreast

I have made several quilts with material from my...

I have made several quilts with material from my stash but when I need just a
quick touch of another color and/or design, I go to FQ. I just finished a Boomerang
pattern quilt made primarily with...
Forum: Pictures
04-01-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By redbreast

I am also from Wisconsin although I now live in...

I am also from Wisconsin although I now live in Illinois and I do find it hard to believe that you cannot find Packer fabric in any quilt store. Before the past year we used to shop at Wisconsin...
Forum: Main
02-22-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By redbreast

I use same thread top and bottom--aurifl thread....

I use same thread top and bottom--aurifl thread. My experience when I forgot to change the bobbin thread. I had a terrible time with thread breaking and could not figure out why until it finally...
02-16-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,000
Posted By redbreast

All you folks in the Texas area really have my...

All you folks in the Texas area really have my utmost sympathy. Believe me I can fully imagine
what you are going through and how miserable you feel. I grew up in central Wisconsin and am living...
Forum: Main
02-09-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,148
Posted By redbreast

At first glance both are o.k. but second glance,...

At first glance both are o.k. but second glance, vote for the binding. Just started doing only binding myself and took a while for me to get used to it but now I really like quilts with binding on...
Forum: Main
12-29-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,080
Posted By redbreast

I know exactly how you feel. I have went through...

I know exactly how you feel. I have went through all of my quilting books and patterns that I had saved and nothing appealed to me so finally I just turned on EQ and designed at Linus quilt. It is...
Forum: Main
12-29-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,690
Posted By redbreast

I upgraded to EQ8 and do appreciate the changes....

I upgraded to EQ8 and do appreciate the changes. It is much easier to perform any procedure without having to look up the instructions. I don't use it all the time but when I do I do appreciate how...
Forum: Main
12-20-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By redbreast

Cool Sewing Machine Light?

For some reason after a number of years, I am finding that I need more light on my sewing machine.(Old Age?) I have checked the Internet but haven't seen anything that looks great. Anyone have a...
Forum: Main
12-11-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,524
Posted By redbreast

Thanks to someone (don't remember who) I started...

Thanks to someone (don't remember who) I started using the clips instead of pins. What a great idea! When I normally had tiny scratches while sewing with pins holding fabric, I can smoothly remove...
Forum: Main
12-09-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,342
Posted By redbreast

Funny you should ask! I recently started using my...

Funny you should ask! I recently started using my mini iron for no good reason except that I decided it would be handier. Well it was handy but then I had to use my regular iron for something else...
Forum: Pictures
11-28-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,319
Posted By redbreast

I decided that I wanted to FMQ circular pattern...

I decided that I wanted to FMQ circular pattern all over the quilt. Normally I do not use density quilting but decided I would for this one. Well, I attached my free motion foot and adjusted it. I...
Forum: Main
11-15-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By redbreast

I recently did a picture quilt with a mountain...

I recently did a picture quilt with a mountain scene w/ eagles, waterfalls, etc. All of my quilting was free motion outlining the scenes behind the window.. I stayed with the colors so that you...
Forum: Main
10-18-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,748
Posted By redbreast

My sad story on buying Quilt books. I purchased...

My sad story on buying Quilt books. I purchased one several years ago and really liked several of the quilts. Of course, I never got around to making any of them. HOWEVER, a year ago I found a...
10-13-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,516
Posted By redbreast

I had to idea that Keepsake was gone. They are...

I had to idea that Keepsake was gone. They are still online. I haven't ordered from them for a while but there was no indication that they could not fulfill the order. But I guess you are in the...
Forum: Main
09-18-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By redbreast

Final layout is perfect. Isn't it amazing what...

Final layout is perfect. Isn't it amazing what you can do with the same blocks--one is o.k. and the other is inspired and so well done. Congrats!!
Forum: Main
09-12-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,452
Posted By redbreast

Definitely! Never turn down anything that someone...

Definitely! Never turn down anything that someone want s to donate. Even if you can't use it
you can always donate and/or offer to friends. Plus which it cold be something you have always wanted.
Forum: Pictures
09-07-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,695
Posted By redbreast

Love the way it turned out! Guess our majority...

Love the way it turned out! Guess our majority are pretty doggone smart!
Forum: Main
09-06-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,348
Posted By redbreast

You are so right Ladywingnut. I was really...

You are so right Ladywingnut. I was really excited to get the e-mail that Craftsy is back only to find out that I really do not think this is our old Craftsy that we dearly loved. But I guess the...
Forum: Main
09-06-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,918
Posted By redbreast

If I notice it immediately I will correct it but...

If I notice it immediately I will correct it but if I don't see it until I am ready to add backing, etc. I usually leave it unless it seems to be terribly bulky then I might correct it ( of course...
Forum: Pictures
08-26-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,695
Posted By redbreast

I also vote for No. 2 but was wondering if you...

I also vote for No. 2 but was wondering if you were going to keep the foxes in the same color range as a rainbow.
It could be that way now but I couldn't really tell. I think if the colors followed...
Forum: Main
08-09-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By redbreast

Isn't it amazing what a little quilting can do!...

Isn't it amazing what a little quilting can do! Your wall hanging turned out fantastic. One would never believe it was the same quilt pictured to begin with. Good Going!
Forum: Main
08-05-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,813
Posted By redbreast

I would use a small black border(only an inch) to...

I would use a small black border(only an inch) to set off the flowers and then you can use any color that blends for a wider border. Beautiful wall hanging but definitely needs a finishing touch. (a...
07-24-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,914
Posted By redbreast

Wow! When you say scary you really know what you...

Wow! When you say scary you really know what you are talking about.
When I think of all of the times I have forgotten my iron and found it blinking in the
morning. ! I will definitely work out a...
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