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Forum: Main
07-02-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,644
Posted By cmosey

I have never tried the "Aunt Becky" and really...

I have never tried the "Aunt Becky" and really don't think it is needed. I've been hand quilting for about 38 years, and have never found the need. Not to say it isn't a valuable tool, as every...
Forum: Main
02-19-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,494
Posted By cmosey

It's not a good idea to quilt from the back. I...

It's not a good idea to quilt from the back. I use a white Clover marker, and I can see the lines perfectly. Note that if you use that marker, it takes a couple of seconds for the lines to appear...
Forum: Main
02-08-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,370
Posted By cmosey

I do most of my quilting in a hoop no matter the...

I do most of my quilting in a hoop no matter the size of the quilt. I don't have room for my big wooden floor frame in my current house. Just baste really well before you start!

Caron Mosey...
Forum: Main
01-24-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,902
Posted By cmosey

Cool Hand quilting!

I am a hand quilter living in Michigan. While I've done a few machine quilted pieces, I prefer to hand quilt. You can see my work on my blog at http://blog.caronmosey.com and work by other hand...
Forum: Main
01-06-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,965
Posted By cmosey

It really takes practice. I personally wouldn't...

It really takes practice. I personally wouldn't quilt without a hoop or frame. It would be helpful for you to sit down WITH A HAND QUILTER and watch her/him, and then have her/him watch you and...
Forum: Main
12-25-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,333
Posted By cmosey

Hand quilting thread

I just took a poll recently, and the top thread for hand quilting came up YLI. There's more information on hand quilting thread at http://celebratehandquilting.blogspot.com. Come on over and visit...
Forum: Pictures
07-07-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,658
Posted By cmosey

Here's a close up... Feathered Cheddar...

Here's a close up...

Feathered Cheddar close-up
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Forum: Pictures
07-07-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,658
Posted By cmosey

Yes... It's called "Feathered Cheddar," applique...

Yes... It's called "Feathered Cheddar," applique and hand quilting.

Feathered Cheddar
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Forum: Pictures
07-07-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,658
Posted By cmosey

Gosh, thanks for posting all of these! I had a...

Gosh, thanks for posting all of these! I had a quilt in the show but I couldn't attend. It's nice to see some of the quilts there! Thank you.
Forum: Main
05-05-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,285
Posted By cmosey

http://miquiltresources.blogspot.com/

http://miquiltresources.blogspot.com/
Forum: Pictures
03-23-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By cmosey

Nicely done! Great fabrics for a java lover!

Nicely done! Great fabrics for a java lover!
Forum: Main
11-22-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By cmosey

Someone mentioned earlier Just...

Someone mentioned earlier



Just clarifying what took place.
Forum: Main
11-22-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By cmosey

AlienQuilter, yes, what I posted is Version 1. I...

AlienQuilter, yes, what I posted is Version 1. I will add to it as I get further information and will post it periodically... I'm guessing every 3-4 months until things slow down a bit. It's a...
Forum: Main
11-22-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By cmosey

Thank you, Holice. All I did was match up...

Thank you, Holice. All I did was match up quilters with questions to quilters with answers. Not everybody has access to quilt guilds or to purchase quilting books. This is just another method of...
Forum: Main
11-22-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By cmosey

No... you're mistaken. Several quilters from...

No... you're mistaken. Several quilters from the board gave me questions when I asked. Answers did NOT come from the board, but from individual quilters around the world who contacted me in...
Forum: Main
09-25-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,424
Posted By cmosey

I don't know how people price labor... that's a...

I don't know how people price labor... that's a good question! But fabric that is NOT on sale usually averages $9.00 per yard. When you figure the front and back of the quilt needs fabric, and the...
Forum: Main
09-25-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,240
Posted By cmosey

I guess everyone has their own goals. I would...

I guess everyone has their own goals. I would much rather enjoy the process of making a gorgeous, well-made quilt that takes several years than crank out lots of quick quilts and be able to say I...
Forum: Main
09-25-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,240
Posted By cmosey

I don't hand piece all of my quilts, but I do...

I don't hand piece all of my quilts, but I do many of them. I find it relaxing, more accurate (for me), and I get more accomplished when I hand piece than when I machine piece. I have a hard time...
Forum: Main
09-25-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,152
Posted By cmosey

My suggestion is to take a beginning needle-turn...

My suggestion is to take a beginning needle-turn applique class and get the basics. Once you have tried that, try a few other methods. Always start with the basics.
Forum: Main
09-25-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,424
Posted By cmosey

With the high cost of quilting materials, don't...

With the high cost of quilting materials, don't you wonder how quilters can make a queen-size quilt and sell it on Etsy for $300? Because many people DO! What about the time it takes to make it? ...
Forum: Main
09-24-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,290
Posted By cmosey

This is a picture of a miter from my tutorial at...

This is a picture of a miter from my tutorial at http://blog.caronmosey.com/2009/12/tutorial-how-to-miter-corner.html . It is the final step of the miter process, but before the excess fabric is...
09-24-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,661
Posted By cmosey

September 24-26 - The American Quilting and...

September 24-26 - The American Quilting and Sewing Expo- The Rock Financial Showcase, Novi, MI. www.americansewingexpo.com

October 1-2 - Heart of the Pines Quilt Show Gaylord, MI Treetops Resort,...
Forum: Pictures
09-24-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 36,721
Posted By cmosey

Many art quilts are machine quilted, however it's...

Many art quilts are machine quilted, however it's important to remember that there are also many art quilts that are hand quilted. The type of quilting that is done on any quilt is there for a...
Forum: Pictures
09-23-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,019
Posted By cmosey

That is so pretty! Love your color choice. Very...

That is so pretty! Love your color choice. Very rich looking!
Forum: Main
09-23-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,290
Posted By cmosey

It's not necessary to always miter corners. Some...

It's not necessary to always miter corners. Some quilts call for it. Some don't. Don't ever be afraid of miters. They are easy if you start first with scraps.
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