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10-06-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By Becky Crafts

Appliques are nice & give you about any theme you...

Appliques are nice & give you about any theme you want for it. I'm getting better, but started my FMQ with meandering because it just looked like puzzle pieces to me. I sometime find a design I...
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10-06-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,763
Posted By Becky Crafts

I live in Central Florida and I always use 80/20...

I live in Central Florida and I always use 80/20 cotton/poly blend. We used some small ones last night as we've been having cooler nights recently and we're not used to the cooler temps yet. Even...
Forum: Main
10-01-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,203
Posted By Becky Crafts

I never pre-wash my fabrics. To me it's like...

I never pre-wash my fabrics. To me it's like washing out the sizing to replace it with twice as much starch in order to keep it from stretching while you're working with bias edges. When I'm done...
Forum: Main
10-01-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,634
Posted By Becky Crafts

I started with a Brother HS-2000 and it has a...

I started with a Brother HS-2000 and it has a very tiny throat area. I researched for a year, then bought a Laura Ashley, special edition, Innov-is, NX-2000 which was built for quilters. I quilt...
Forum: Main
08-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,838
Posted By Becky Crafts

I buy from my local quilt shop or online mostly.

I buy from my local quilt shop or online mostly.
Forum: Main
08-14-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,255
Posted By Becky Crafts

I have a Laura Ashley, In-novis, NX-2000 by...

I have a Laura Ashley, In-novis, NX-2000 by Brother. It was built for quilter's, comes with everything you need, 17 feet (including the walking foot) and is a dream to sew with! Very quiet until it...
Forum: Pictures
08-13-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,768
Posted By Becky Crafts

My Daughter's Golden Album Quilt in Mauve/Blues

When Jinny Beyer first announced her Golden Album pattern book, my daughter & I were blown away by it's beauty. My daughter asked if I'd make it for her in mauves & blues. Being a queen sized...
Forum: Main
07-16-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,311
Posted By Becky Crafts

I'm with you! I will try a new way of doing...

I'm with you! I will try a new way of doing things, but if I don't like it, I do it my way the next time. I tried spray basting a few quilts back & gave that up as a bad deal after it took two of...
Forum: Main
07-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,370
Posted By Becky Crafts

I like to try different patterns. I've made one...

I like to try different patterns. I've made one pattern twice in my entire quilting life and that was only because I was having so much fun making blocks for my first quilt that I made enough for...
Forum: Main
07-11-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,279
Posted By Becky Crafts

Beautiful quilts! I love the colors! Good job...

Beautiful quilts! I love the colors! Good job getting so many done to the binding part!! You're amazing!!
Forum: Pictures
07-11-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,752
Posted By Becky Crafts

Special block for Mariner's nearly done...

I've been working on my Mariner's Compass quilt for two years now. Others' quilts always seem to take priority. At the end of the BOM, they gave us six bonus blocks & the option to buy "Lucky...
Forum: Main
07-01-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,375
Posted By Becky Crafts

I love having a stash. I make a lot of...

I love having a stash. I make a lot of controlled scrappy quilts. My friends have given me many beautiful pieces of fabric. They love seeing them used in my quilts & I love having their gorgeous...
Forum: Pictures
05-05-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,517
Posted By Becky Crafts

Beautiful quilt! Love your fabrics!

Beautiful quilt! Love your fabrics!
Forum: Pictures
05-05-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,321
Posted By Becky Crafts

You did a great job!! My first attempts at...

You did a great job!! My first attempts at feathering were really bad!
Forum: Pictures
05-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 18,776
Posted By Becky Crafts

Wow, that's gorgeous!! You should be proud of it!

Wow, that's gorgeous!! You should be proud of it!
Forum: Pictures
05-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,038
Posted By Becky Crafts

Both are striking! Very lovely quilts!

Both are striking! Very lovely quilts!
Forum: Pictures
05-05-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,689
Posted By Becky Crafts

Great Quilt! You did a lovely job!!

Great Quilt! You did a lovely job!!
Forum: Main
04-26-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,612
Posted By Becky Crafts

I have a Brother that's 37 yrs old & the only...

I have a Brother that's 37 yrs old & the only reason I'm not still using it is that the wiring is old & brittle. I bought a Brother HS-2000 from AllBrands.com in 2010 & I love it! It's my traveling...
Forum: Main
04-26-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,544
Posted By Becky Crafts

Have you checked out AllBrands.com online for...

Have you checked out AllBrands.com online for machines? They have several brands and some very good prices! I know their customer service can't be beat! I bought a machine there (online) several...
Forum: Main
04-26-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,075
Posted By Becky Crafts

It is the sizing on the fabric that you're...

It is the sizing on the fabric that you're sensitive to most likely. When I worked in a fabric shop I had the same symptoms and that's what I was told. Just wash the fabric and it should be fine.
Forum: Main
04-18-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,620
Posted By Becky Crafts

Ladies, I was just looking at a cotton line of...

Ladies, I was just looking at a cotton line of solid fabrics advertising both grown and made in the USA. It says it's sold in the Annie's Catalog.
Forum: Main
04-18-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,427
Posted By Becky Crafts

Wow! Lucky Lady!! Beautiful lot of fabrics!...

Wow! Lucky Lady!! Beautiful lot of fabrics! Have fun!!
Forum: Pictures
02-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,728
Posted By Becky Crafts

Table Runner for display finished

When we moved into our new place, my DH told me he thought I should showcase some of my work around the living area. I had a lovely display at Christmas time, but once I had taken them down, I had...
Forum: Pictures
01-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,523
Posted By Becky Crafts

Finished "Got The Blues" Quilt!

I've been working on this quilt for the past year. The top went together great, but it fought me all the way from sandwiching to finish. I did it though!! I wrestled it into submission! It...
Forum: Main
01-17-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,113
Posted By Becky Crafts

I have a bad back & some days standing for long...

I have a bad back & some days standing for long periods aggravates it real bad, so I've used a wooden TV tray, but I don't put it fully up. I use it so the top is angled like an architect's desk....
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