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05-06-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By costumegirl

You could try to contact Barbara Brackman through...

You could try to contact Barbara Brackman through her blog : http://barbarabrackman.blogspot.com/
She is an expert quilt historian. Send her a few pics and description.
Forum: Main
05-04-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,018
Posted By costumegirl

Good discussion! I have bought FQs before that...

Good discussion! I have bought FQs before that did not have a selvedge on either side. I know sometimes FQs are also laser cut by the manufacturer from wider width fabrics (108" - 110") - this...
Forum: Main
04-27-2021, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By costumegirl

OMG! What a game changer!! So easy to find the...

OMG! What a game changer!! So easy to find the correct size to print! Thank you to all who recommended this product! I know I will be using it all the time so that the results will be as accurate as...
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04-27-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By costumegirl

Just got my Triangulations yesterday! I am so...

Just got my Triangulations yesterday! I am so looking forward to using it!! Hope I can figure out how to initiate & use the program!
Forum: Main
04-15-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,666
Posted By costumegirl

Grannie cheechee - Ha Ha - you definitely gave...

Grannie cheechee - Ha Ha - you definitely gave me a laugh as I can so relate!! Hmmm .... seems like I should try to understand the message that sometimes my mind / skills are trying to tell me! Rip...
Forum: Pictures
04-15-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,703
Posted By costumegirl

So cute! They are great and so much fun!! Super...

So cute! They are great and so much fun!! Super job!!
Forum: Main
04-15-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,666
Posted By costumegirl

LOL Sign me up for the "Don't Sew When Tired...

LOL Sign me up for the "Don't Sew When Tired Club"!! It seems like I should make this my mantra!!! https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/wink.png
I have been working on a few projects that...
Forum: Main
04-08-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By costumegirl

Rhonda K - What a terrific bag!! It is a great...

Rhonda K - What a terrific bag!! It is a great style! - would love to see a pic of your bag!
Thank you for the video link! If this project goes smoothly I may add that bag to my "to do" list!
Good...
Forum: Main
04-07-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By costumegirl

I just found this blog post on how to sew...

I just found this blog post on how to sew flexible foam. I'm sure many of you have seen this before or know how to do it but for those of us who are new to using flexible foam her explanations and...
Forum: Main
04-07-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By costumegirl

Janiebakes - Your doll bed sounds great! I'm sure...

Janiebakes - Your doll bed sounds great! I'm sure it's very cute! I just may try your method with one of the beds that I will be making. Thanks for sharing your method.
Forum: Main
04-07-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By costumegirl

MKC - Thanks for the info! I was wondering if the...

MKC - Thanks for the info! I was wondering if the foam would be sturdy enough to hold up the length of the bed. I was thinking of first using the HeatnBond Ultra Hold to fuse the Buckram to the outer...
Forum: Main
04-07-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By costumegirl

Thank you so much for all the suggestions and...

Thank you so much for all the suggestions and comments :) - I am certainly learning alot with this project!
It is a fun project and now instead of making only 1 I have been asked by the other 2...
Forum: Main
04-05-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By costumegirl

PollyParrot (Elizabeth) - Thanks for the quick...

PollyParrot (Elizabeth) - Thanks for the quick reply :) - I never thought of craft foam - it would be a good option to try :)
The doll bed/bassinett is not very large and is rectangular shaped...
Forum: Main
04-05-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By costumegirl

Advice needed for Using Pellon Flex-Foam

I am in the process of makng a doll travel bed/bassinet for my Grand daughter and read that Pellon Flex-Foam interfacing might be good to use to hold the shape of the bed firm so it isn't floppy. I...
Forum: Pictures
02-17-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,289
Posted By costumegirl

Great job!! Lots of fun!! I really like how you...

Great job!! Lots of fun!! I really like how you did your border and the corner squares - gives added movement and makes everything flow :)
Forum: Main
02-16-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By costumegirl

Yeah!! Success!! Thank you so much for the...

Yeah!! Success!! Thank you so much for the methods on treating and the tips for soaking and rinsing!!

I tried a new batch of fabric using hotter water and I'm sure that helped a lot! I heated big...
Forum: Main
02-15-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By costumegirl

Stitch678 - Now that you mention it I think I...

Stitch678 - Now that you mention it I think I remember a few years ago a guild member talking about using water & baking soda to remove ink stains - glad that it worked for you!
Watson it might be...
Forum: Main
02-15-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By costumegirl

Watson - Sorry to hear about the situation - What...

Watson - Sorry to hear about the situation - What brand is it? Perhaps contact the company customer service - they may have a suggestion. Hope a solution is offered.
Forum: Main
02-15-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By costumegirl

Thank you so much for responding - you all are...

Thank you so much for responding - you all are the best sources for finding options and solutions to try to fix up situations!!! I truly appreciate your comments and suggestions. I have worked with...
Forum: Main
02-14-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By costumegirl

Help! Batik Still Bleeding After Multiple Treatments

I have numerous batiks that I want to use in a pattern that uses pale white and pale gray for background

I have treated multiple cuts of batik for bleeding and am still having bleed problems with...
Forum: Main
02-10-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By costumegirl

Thank you Grammahunt! This will come in handy!...

Thank you Grammahunt! This will come in handy! Pinning on my info board for quick reference
Forum: Recipes
02-07-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By costumegirl

Mmmm Sounds yummy!! Can hardly wait to try!! I...

Mmmm Sounds yummy!! Can hardly wait to try!! I noticed that she has some other breakfast recipes that look good - Thanks for sharing!
02-07-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,363
Views: 309,244
Posted By costumegirl

Is anyone here doing the Boho Heart Quilt Along...

Is anyone here doing the Boho Heart Quilt Along on FB that started this past week? I have my pattern and was ready to start but due to circumstances could not sew this week - will have to catch up...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By costumegirl

Haven't used acrylic templates - just traced the...

Haven't used acrylic templates - just traced the shape on flexible card stock.

I took a class a few years ago and the teacher showed us to use the thicker advertising paper inserts found in...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,657
Posted By costumegirl

Sorting out scraps really does help out later...

Sorting out scraps really does help out later when setting up a quick project or when needing that particular size or color to fill in for variety. I sort my 2 1/2" squares according to size and...
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