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Forum: Main
11-09-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,347
Posted By kskwilter

I have a friend who always says "if you can't see...

I have a friend who always says "if you can't see it from the back of a galloping horse"....then it doesn't matter. Your quilt is beautiful!!
Forum: Main
09-29-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By kskwilter

looking for pattern

My DIL and I went to a craft fair last weekend in Hillsboro, KS...saw a large wall hanging quilt...about 24"( or a bit more) across and 5 foot or more high...Christmas tree...all batiks...made with...
Forum: Main
06-28-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,577
Posted By kskwilter

I have a Tin LIzzie 18...no problems doing king...

I have a Tin LIzzie 18...no problems doing king sized quilts...the problem would be if the quilt width is more than your frame...have fun picking your machine!
Forum: Main
06-22-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,977
Posted By kskwilter

Sidelights

Mountainpeek Creations has a pattern called Sidelights...which features a panel...but you could substitute your medallion print...and then use the others in the "boxes" that go along side the...
06-14-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,377
Posted By kskwilter

I live about an hour from Hamilton...friends and...

I live about an hour from Hamilton...friends and I make a trip there at least every couple of months!!! It is wonderful...and everyone is super helpful! Well worth the travel time!!!There are a...
Forum: Main
10-21-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,124
Posted By kskwilter

I'm not lazy...but at times I am "output...

I'm not lazy...but at times I am "output challenged"!!!
Forum: Pictures
05-31-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,453
Posted By kskwilter

My son "announced" that he had saved jeans so I...

My son "announced" that he had saved jeans so I could make 2 raggy jean quilts...gee...when was I consulted? I have one done...and the second partially cut out...he will get both when I visit...
10-30-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 14,366
Posted By kskwilter

I have 2...Raku and Muki....and they seem to...

I have 2...Raku and Muki....and they seem to think that they need to be involved in EVERY quilt project......currently they're perusing my project for stray threads, pins, or as a place to sleep!
09-24-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,366
Posted By kskwilter

2 cats...who think I'm their "staff"...one orange...

2 cats...who think I'm their "staff"...one orange striped tabby, a blue cream tortie, and one very spoiled mini Australian shepard...the cats are the quilters...or you'd think they were...they are...
Forum: Main
09-16-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,118
Posted By kskwilter

Several years ago I made and shipped via UPS 3...

Several years ago I made and shipped via UPS 3 quilts to my DIL for her friends who had triplets...each quilt had the child's name on it....long story short...package was delivered (per the driver's...
09-03-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,711
Posted By kskwilter

Yep....nearly done...most everything has to be...

Yep....nearly done...most everything has to be mailed to family....so I start the day after Christmas for the next year...that way I spread out my spending....I have it all in a closet and tote...
08-05-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,940
Posted By kskwilter

I am "old fashioned"...I don't care if my phone...

I am "old fashioned"...I don't care if my phone takes pictures (I carry my digital camera pretty much all the time), accesses the internet (I carry a laptop--for work, which can access wi-fi), I have...
Forum: Main
08-05-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,304
Posted By kskwilter

When I look at the quilts that my grandmother...

When I look at the quilts that my grandmother made 70 years ago...I'm sure she didn't have "special thread" or fabric...she used what she had available (feed sacks!) Those quilts have stood up...yes...
Forum: Main
08-04-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,370
Posted By kskwilter

My grandmother's response, which I've always...

My grandmother's response, which I've always used...whether it's something I've sewn/made...when told you "should sell that"....is "Don't take the fun out of it...sewing/making whatever is NOT a job....
Forum: Main
08-04-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,849
Posted By kskwilter

A gal I work with has her purchases sent to the...

A gal I work with has her purchases sent to the office...so her hubby never knows what she's ordered!!!
Forum: Main
08-01-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,331
Posted By kskwilter

I too love doing my bindings...means that the...

I too love doing my bindings...means that the quilt is finally done...means I get the "final stitch"!!!
08-01-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By kskwilter

I've seen them at Hobby Lobby and Michael's

I've seen them at Hobby Lobby and Michael's
Forum: Main
07-23-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,088
Posted By kskwilter

6.5 X 24". shape cut--can't live without it!, and...

6.5 X 24". shape cut--can't live without it!, and 3" x 18

With these 3, I can pretty much ct whatever I need to!
07-21-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,947
Posted By kskwilter

I have a plaque to give my sister-in-law next...

I have a plaque to give my sister-in-law next week (they have 6-10 cats--out in the country--depending on the day....and which ones are in the house at the time...
"If the fuzz ball moves---it's the...
07-21-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,734
Posted By kskwilter

I go back to work at school (KC, KS) August...

I go back to work at school (KC, KS) August 8th...kids start Aug. 12....we should finish (provided the snow goddess doesn't like us this year).... May23 for kids...24th for staff. We had 5 snow days...
Forum: Pictures
07-18-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,892
Posted By kskwilter

Stack and Whack!!! Even ugly fabric comes out...

Stack and Whack!!! Even ugly fabric comes out amazingly gorgeous!!
Forum: Main
07-17-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,559
Posted By kskwilter

I've used vinegar and water mixture (about 2-1...

I've used vinegar and water mixture (about 2-1 vinegar to water) to either take out a crease...or put on in (pants)...Sometimes it takes full stregth vinegar...I put it in a spray bottle...
Forum: Main
07-15-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,233
Posted By kskwilter

I love 118" width...many of the quilts I make are...

I love 118" width...many of the quilts I make are 110" square or 110 X 100...anything "left over" when the quilter is done with it...adds to my stash...
Forum: Main
07-12-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,831
Posted By kskwilter

Love my sidewinder..it winds the thread better,...

Love my sidewinder..it winds the thread better, more evenly than my machine!!!
Forum: Main
07-12-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,940
Posted By kskwilter

A lady I used to work with did sewing for...

A lady I used to work with did sewing for people...(of course it was mostly clothing)...She charged $3 per pattern piece..and then $3 an hour for her work...so if something had 4 pieces...and took an...
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