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Forum: Recipes
05-08-2021, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By illinois

Are there really people so inclined that they...

Are there really people so inclined that they need specific instructions? Gonna sit in the freezer to eat this pie?
I am increasingly disappointed with my new washer that I can't even chose how...
Forum: Pictures
05-08-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,496
Posted By illinois

Your border is perfect! "Electric"!!! My son...

Your border is perfect! "Electric"!!!
My son would like this one, too.
05-05-2021, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,261
Posted By illinois

I have made several of the dog-bone shaped...

I have made several of the dog-bone shaped pillows and put one of appropriate size on my lap to prop my ipad. When I get sleepy, the pillow is right handy to prop on my shoulder, too!
Stuff those...
Forum: Main
05-02-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By illinois

What a pretty quilt for a child! I'd ask the...

What a pretty quilt for a child! I'd ask the person who donated it if she still has any of the rest of the fabric. Hopefully she does!! Then I'd complete that as a square quilt and donate it to a...
Forum: Main
04-22-2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,124
Posted By illinois

Quilting a project such as this is the very thing...

Quilting a project such as this is the very thing that brings it to life. I've had some tops that just kinda sat there but the quilting did the trick. Love your springtime colors and this pattern.
Forum: Main
04-20-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By illinois

Try Summer Breeze, a tutorial from Donna Jordan. ...

Try Summer Breeze, a tutorial from Donna Jordan. I've made several of those and love each one.
Forum: Main
04-09-2021, 02:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By illinois

Found it! I've sure seen a lot of pretty quilts...

Found it! I've sure seen a lot of pretty quilts while searching and am so pleased with all the help found here. Amazing group of quilters, you all are and so helpful.
There was something on...
Forum: Main
04-07-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By illinois

There it is!!! It's the one from aquiltinglife. ...

There it is!!! It's the one from aquiltinglife. But now how to get the pattern? The link takes me to the final construction and, when I clicked on "download the pattern", nothing happens. Thank...
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By illinois

Both of those are beautiful but not what I'm...

Both of those are beautiful but not what I'm looking for. I suppose the best I can describe the way the blocks are is somewhat like the jigsaw pattern that the shapes intertwine. The tessalating...
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By illinois

I have a picture but not finding how to post it

I have a picture but not finding how to post it
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By illinois

looking for a pattern

I have seen a quilt that I want to make but not coming up with a pattern. The woman who has the quilt thinks it was in a magazine. It could be a pinwheel or windmills--no luck with those words. It...
02-25-2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,065
Posted By illinois

suggestions for shows on Netflix

Looking for recommendations for shows on Netflix. Somewhere I saw people recommending "something Lane". Now I've forgotten the first word. Can somebody fill in the word for me, please? And I'd...
Forum: Main
02-25-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,738
Posted By illinois

I've tried a number of methods of marking and the...

I've tried a number of methods of marking and the one I like the very best is the Crayola ultrathin washable markers. Certainly the price is right and they are commonly available for purchase in an...
02-22-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By illinois

You are correct--no more daily digest. I don't...

You are correct--no more daily digest. I don't know why they call this an upgrade as it seems there are a lot more comments about difficulty posting pictures and some other things about this format....
Forum: Main
02-20-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,227
Posted By illinois

Yes, to putting these on point with sashing. It...

Yes, to putting these on point with sashing. It always amazes me how easy that setting is and what interest it creates. I don't know that I'd go to the work of tearing those fans apart until I...
Forum: Main
02-15-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By illinois

Of course, I'm a hand quilter so would finish it...

Of course, I'm a hand quilter so would finish it with hand quilting. Because your great-grandmother made this top, hand quilting would have been her choice or only option for finishing. No long...
Forum: Main
02-11-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,383
Posted By illinois

We wanta see. Picture, please!!

We wanta see. Picture, please!!
Forum: Main
02-06-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By illinois

Donna Jordan (Jordan Fabrics) recently did a...

Donna Jordan (Jordan Fabrics) recently did a Labyrinth quilt that is supposed to be easy/beginner level. You might take a look at that one as the "squares" interlock and might go with the idea of...
Forum: Main
02-04-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By illinois

I'm agreeing with all of these suggestions but...

I'm agreeing with all of these suggestions but might toss in there to not necessarily keep to the wedding colors. If you intend/hope that the quilt will stand the test of time, use neutral colors...
Forum: Main
02-02-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,593
Posted By illinois

I like quilts with 'movement'. Rail Fence would...

I like quilts with 'movement'. Rail Fence would fill the bill of the 3 colors.
Forum: Main
01-29-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
Posted By illinois

There's been one circulating just recently that...

There's been one circulating just recently that looks like fox faces. Perhaps you can find some others similar? Eleanor Burns did a block of the month that was pieced farm animals. I haven't...
Forum: Main
01-27-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,383
Posted By illinois

How about using it as a panel and simply...

How about using it as a panel and simply bordering it out to the size you need for his bed? I recently did that with some Harry Potter yardage and was quite pleased with the finished product.
Forum: Main
01-18-2021, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,500
Posted By illinois

Great idea! You might check--Eleanor Burns'...

Great idea! You might check--Eleanor Burns' Quilt in a Day had "block of the month" a year or so ago "Fun on the Farm" with a nice assortment of farm blocks. I'm not sure if it is still available...
Forum: Main
01-11-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,861
Posted By illinois

As it is right now, this top has "antique" value....

As it is right now, this top has "antique" value. Any work done on it at this point will discredit that and it will be considered to be finished as of now.. Consider if you want it to remain as an...
Forum: Pictures
01-08-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,394
Posted By illinois

Beautiful. The border really pulls this together!

Beautiful. The border really pulls this together!
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