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Forum: Main
02-14-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By nanna-up-north

This is just a little wall hanging, Karamarie. ...

This is just a little wall hanging, Karamarie. Here's a picture of it before I started quilting and before I put the wool applique on as well.

Your idea for a family tree quilt sounds...
Forum: Main
02-14-2022, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thank you all for such wonderful suggestions. ...

Thank you all for such wonderful suggestions. I've decided to go ahead and do the 1/4" away from the seam and I think it looks just fine.

I do love it that when I can't decide about something...
Forum: Main
02-13-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By nanna-up-north

Yup! I'll be hand quilting a small wallhanging.

Yup! I'll be hand quilting a small wallhanging.
Forum: Main
02-13-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,955
Posted By nanna-up-north

I made this quilt and have the pattern if you are...

I made this quilt and have the pattern if you are still looking for it. The pattern shows 9 blocks but I made 20. There are 4 across and 5 down. Here's a picture.

I sent you a private message. ...
Forum: Main
02-13-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By nanna-up-north

A Hand Quilting question

I have a 24" x 24" tree of life wallhanging to hand quilt. There are lots of small triangles and I'm trying to decide should I SITD or make my quilting lines 1/4" from those seams? This is a...
10-30-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By nanna-up-north

New to me Viking Ruby delux for embroidery, HELP!

I just purchased a used Viking Ruby Delux machine that has embroidery capabilities. That's why I bought this machine. It has been serviced and I watched it stitch out a lovely one color design. ...
Forum: Main
10-12-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,683
Posted By nanna-up-north

I've never seen that method before, DJ. Thank...

I've never seen that method before, DJ. Thank you for sharing, and I will try it for sure.
Forum: Main
10-11-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,754
Posted By nanna-up-north

So many people got so many things done. I love...

So many people got so many things done. I love virtual sewing weekends, too. I will probably be too busy with company during the VQW planned for Thanksgiving but I'll try to join in when I can.
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Forum: Main
10-10-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,754
Posted By nanna-up-north

That sounds like the perfect block for your guild...

That sounds like the perfect block for your guild president. Hope you post a picture or two.
Forum: Main
10-09-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,683
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Main
10-09-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,604
Posted By nanna-up-north

I've gone to both small, local shows and the...

I've gone to both small, local shows and the large state or national ones. I love the introduction to new ideas whether they come from viewing the quilts or talking with the vendors. I've learned...
Forum: Main
10-09-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,754
Posted By nanna-up-north

Well, I finished out the day getting the corners...

Well, I finished out the day getting the corners done on my LBB flimsy. I didn't just get one corner done. I got all the corners done so the flimsy is DONE and ready for quilting. Don't know what...
Forum: Main
10-09-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,754
Posted By nanna-up-north

If you have white roads, you could quilt with...

If you have white roads, you could quilt with white and those bright scraps could be for a girl or a boy, Irishrose2. Would love to see a picture.
Forum: Main
10-09-2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,754
Posted By nanna-up-north

I agree, Rff1010, that's a lot to spend for a...

I agree, Rff1010, that's a lot to spend for a charity quilt. Tying it will be okay.

It's Saturday, hope to get my last 3 birds appliqued onto the corners of my quilt. I have to set goals and my...
Forum: Main
10-08-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thanks, ladies. I've made a decision. I picked...

Thanks, ladies. I've made a decision. I picked some light blue grunge fabric that I had in my stash. It won't take much. By fussy cutting the brownish splotch areas for the head, I think this...
Forum: Main
10-08-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,754
Posted By nanna-up-north

Okay, here's what I'm working on this weekend. I...

Okay, here's what I'm working on this weekend. I have one bird sewn on and three more to sew on. Then I'll have to start the embroidery and embellishing.

The first picture is where I started...
Forum: Main
10-08-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,483
Posted By nanna-up-north

I think the way you pack and store your fabric...

I think the way you pack and store your fabric depends upon where they will be stored more than the how. I love the idea of using fabric to wrap breakables. I've done that lots of times.

But I...
Forum: Main
10-08-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,754
Posted By nanna-up-north

I'll follow along and hopefully will be sewing...

I'll follow along and hopefully will be sewing the last little bit on my LBB quilt that I started 7 years ago. I'm trying to decide about the color of the bird to go in the corner and started a...
Forum: Main
10-08-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By nanna-up-north

I'd like your opinion on what color for a bird applique

Hi. This is the last thing I have to do to have my LBB flimsy done. I decided I wanted this bird in the corner to be a bluebird. There's a couple more birds like this on the quilt and the blues...
Forum: Main
09-25-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,913
Posted By nanna-up-north

It's so interesting to read each person's reasons...

It's so interesting to read each person's reasons for quilting. I started quilting because my DH suggested it. The women in his family quilted and I've always loved the look of quilts in any room. ...
Forum: Main
09-25-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By nanna-up-north

I purchased my HQ LA used and had to disassemble...

I purchased my HQ LA used and had to disassemble it and then put it back together. My DH helped me take things apart and I took tons of pictures and wrote down lots of notes. Like everyone else, I...
Forum: Main
09-22-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,683
Posted By nanna-up-north

Doing the pin on either side of the point is the...

Doing the pin on either side of the point is the way I've been doing these but I've never planned on the 1-2 threads into the seam thing. That might help a lot. I'm learning so much about points...
Forum: Main
09-21-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,683
Posted By nanna-up-north

I'm not trying to show off. I really am...

I'm not trying to show off. I really am frustrated that the points aren't coming together exactly with each other. Sometimes it doesn't matter but sometimes it really needs to be pretty darn...
Forum: Main
09-21-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,683
Posted By nanna-up-north

All your suggestions are so good. Thank you....

All your suggestions are so good. Thank you. Here's the 1st block with lots of points. As you can see, they are not perfect. I am using PP and usually points are so much better using that method. ...
Forum: Main
09-21-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,683
Posted By nanna-up-north

Perfect Points?

Try hard as I can but I just can't seem to get perfect points. How do people do it? I'm getting them close, just not perfect..... HELP! Does anybody have a better way?
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