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06-03-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By quilterCDN

I have also felt burnt-out for awhile. Just...

I have also felt burnt-out for awhile. Just finished hand-stitching the binding on 2 quilts. On to see what is next on the list of the stuff "to do".
Forum: Main
06-03-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,906
Posted By quilterCDN

Stitch as you go is a common way of putting...

Stitch as you go is a common way of putting together a quilt. It should be strong enough for the washings.
Forum: Main
06-03-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,095
Posted By quilterCDN

If the quilt is square, put it on the di-angle on...

If the quilt is square, put it on the di-angle on the bed, it will look cute.
Forum: Main
06-03-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By quilterCDN

Have fun with your new toy!

Have fun with your new toy!
Forum: Main
05-23-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,687
Posted By quilterCDN

A polyester thread could cut the cotton fabric...

A polyester thread could cut the cotton fabric threads, as the poly is stronger than cotton. Aurifil thread is the best.
Forum: Main
05-22-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,664
Posted By quilterCDN

This is the only time that I would suggest using...

This is the only time that I would suggest using a queen or king-sized flat bed sheet that is a poly blend.
Forum: Main
05-22-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,996
Posted By quilterCDN

I have so many quilts that I change them...

I have so many quilts that I change them according to the season. Right now I have out beautiful florals.

Quilts were made to be used.
05-22-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,307
Posted By quilterCDN

How precious. I love newborns, so sweet smelling...

How precious. I love newborns, so sweet smelling and so cuddly. Enjoy!
Forum: Main
05-20-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,189
Posted By quilterCDN

I know a woman who saves her thread. When she...

I know a woman who saves her thread. When she has a jar full, she places the threads inbetween to thin layers of water solviable plastic and then sews randome stitches, with various colors of thread...
Forum: Main
05-20-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,813
Posted By quilterCDN

Carol Doak has paper that works so well in paper...

Carol Doak has paper that works so well in paper piecing. Cindy Elgerton also has some wonderful paper piecing patterns.
Forum: Main
05-20-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By quilterCDN

I also love my gidget2. I have the plexi-fitters...

I also love my gidget2. I have the plexi-fitters for both my phaff and designer 1 machines.
05-20-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,234
Posted By quilterCDN

I use this time to do the filling in of stitches...

I use this time to do the filling in of stitches on a needlework project or binding quilts. I did try to do some beading on one trip. This was not a good idea as we were driving thru a construction...
05-20-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,617
Posted By quilterCDN

It does look like an interfacing of some type for...

It does look like an interfacing of some type for upholstery/drapery projects.
Forum: Main
05-13-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By quilterCDN

E. Burns from Quilt in a Day has a ruler that you...

E. Burns from Quilt in a Day has a ruler that you cut your pieces for the wedding ring fabric. Works great!
05-12-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By quilterCDN

It is Mother's Day in Canada today.

It is Mother's Day in Canada today.
Forum: Main
05-10-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By quilterCDN

I don't starch any of my fabrics, but then I do...

I don't starch any of my fabrics, but then I do not pre-wash my fabric either.
Forum: Main
05-10-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,445
Posted By quilterCDN

I use a large mesh bag for washing small fabric...

I use a large mesh bag for washing small fabric pieces. You can find these mesh bags at a dollar store.
Forum: Main
05-10-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,725
Posted By quilterCDN

You are commended for waiting before making a...

You are commended for waiting before making a serious decision. I hope you continue to enjoy your sewing centre.
Forum: Main
05-10-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,355
Posted By quilterCDN

I am so glad that I have my mom's old flat plated...

I am so glad that I have my mom's old flat plated iron. It is at least 35 years old but it is perfect for pressing my quilt piecing. The 'Clover' mini iron is also great for pressing fabric in some...
Forum: Main
05-07-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,296
Posted By quilterCDN

Ask a restaurant for their corks from wine...

Ask a restaurant for their corks from wine bottles. You will get a great selection of cork to use.
Or purchase some cork placemat from Ikea. They are the perfect width.
Forum: Main
05-01-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By quilterCDN

I have never pre-washed any quilting fabric. ...

I have never pre-washed any quilting fabric. Never have had a problem.
04-30-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,670
Posted By quilterCDN

What is the interest rate? If it is more than...

What is the interest rate? If it is more than 0%, do the math. It may be cheaper to purchase your own BBQ or power washer.
Forum: Main
04-28-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,599
Posted By quilterCDN

This has happened to me. Only it was a kit that...

This has happened to me. Only it was a kit that a friend had purchased and paid me to piece the quilt. There were problems with the instructions as they did not match with the picture. I did email...
Forum: Main
04-28-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,236
Posted By quilterCDN

Yes, it will work. Make sure you put a fusible...

Yes, it will work. Make sure you put a fusible interfacing on the back before cutting. Sizzix and Accucut are competitors so I don't think that the Accuquilt dies will fit the Big Shot.
Forum: Main
04-28-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,131
Posted By quilterCDN

I have most of the patterns of the quilts that I...

I have most of the patterns of the quilts that I have made. I don't have many extra squares of the quilts, but I think that a random type of quilt would be pretty.
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