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Forum: Main
03-21-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 18,951
Posted By dixie_fried

That purple machine is so unique! I love the...

That purple machine is so unique! I love the paint and decals! You and your clever husband have inspired me to think about different set ups for mid-arming.
Thanks for sharing and update with...
Forum: Recipes
03-17-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,217
Posted By dixie_fried

My 4 year old is allergic to wheat, peanuts, and...

My 4 year old is allergic to wheat, peanuts, and a bunch of other things. By proxy, we are all gluten free.
He's a typical little boy, and wants a treat every now and again. I found that buying...
Forum: Main
03-16-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 14,892
Posted By dixie_fried

I haven't logged in here for ages, but, when I...

I haven't logged in here for ages, but, when I saw this conversation--I was compelled to chime in. I am a modern quilter, a member of a modern guild who only seems to be drawn to modern fabrics and...
05-02-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

I can't speak for everyone else, but I just read...

I can't speak for everyone else, but I just read an article in quilting arts about quilting perfect circles. I think that circles would be neat on all the angles. I am pondering a series of...
Forum: Pictures
05-02-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,036
Posted By dixie_fried

I love gnomes, too. This quilt is just too...

I love gnomes, too.
This quilt is just too cute! All the elements go together perfectly.
05-01-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

I'm glad I didn't wait! Went to one of my stores...

I'm glad I didn't wait! Went to one of my stores today and they didn't get any of these kits. Aren't the fabrics great?


Which one did you order? Considering it's smaller and there aren't any...
05-01-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

I don't know if you have shopped there before or...

I don't know if you have shopped there before or not...it's a great store! We are lucky enough to have 3 stores locally, and I am never disappointed in their selection, though it is always...
04-29-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,661
Posted By dixie_fried

I noticed that I had to ease in some of the bias...

I noticed that I had to ease in some of the bias binding, making sure not to get it too tight. They still seemed curled up until the point where I turned the binding to the back and hand sewed it. ...
Forum: Pictures
04-28-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,539
Posted By dixie_fried

Time to edit ran out, then I realize that where I...

Time to edit ran out, then I realize that where I said "parallel", I should have said "perpendicular". Sorry if I confused you even more.
Forum: Pictures
04-27-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,539
Posted By dixie_fried

If you look at the very bottom of the close-up...

If you look at the very bottom of the close-up photo of my quilting, you will see little lines parallel to the FMQ line. "Eyelashes"" happen when your tension gets off or you move your quilt...
Forum: Main
04-27-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,598
Posted By dixie_fried

Once I got the time to actually CALL them, I got...

Once I got the time to actually CALL them, I got to talk to a very nice lady named Paige. She was extremely understanding and helpful. Immediately emailed me the RMA number so I can mail it back...
Forum: Pictures
04-27-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,539
Posted By dixie_fried

That's quite a compliment! I have followed that...

That's quite a compliment! I have followed that blog (along with Oh, Franson! and Red Pepper Quilts and JayBird Quilts and In Color Order and Film in the Fridge....the list is long!!) since before I...
04-27-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

GORGEOUS! Both sides. Absolutely stunning. ...

GORGEOUS! Both sides. Absolutely stunning.
Did you choose your own solids? Were they from the Gee's Bend collection?
04-26-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,661
Posted By dixie_fried

I didn't realize until I looked at them all...

I didn't realize until I looked at them all together that I had bound 2 of them in the same polka dots! DOH!
You're too nice!
You have also been a great partner--all your future partners will be...
04-26-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

I can't comment to the quality of fabric, as I...

I can't comment to the quality of fabric, as I have yet to get my kit. I can advise when I get it. However, the solids I linked above are produced by Windham, and they claim it is premium quality. ...
04-26-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,661
Posted By dixie_fried

Here are all my lovlies from Donna H-M: 330689 ...

Here are all my lovlies from Donna H-M:
330689
Her tags are ADORABLE!
330690
Here is my lady bug thread catcher (I LOVE THIS!!):
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Thank you SO MUCH, Donna! I love everything you sent! ...
04-26-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,661
Posted By dixie_fried

I tried to post them all in one message and...

I tried to post them all in one message and crashed my computer.
Here is the lady bug I got from abdc:
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I hate that you can't really make out the details. She has dimensional eyes and...
04-26-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,661
Posted By dixie_fried

OH MY GOODNESS!! I love all the rugs so far,...

OH MY GOODNESS!!
I love all the rugs so far, but, I got my rugs from Donna today and you should all envy me!
The only downside is that I won't be able to use them for their intended purpose. Too...
04-26-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

I dye a lot of fabric. I just finished a baby...

I dye a lot of fabric. I just finished a baby quilt that I decided to add a wine colored strip into the backing. I forgot that I had dyed and over-dyed it. Apparently I didn't wash it enough...
04-26-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

If you do buy a kit and need fabric for backing,...

If you do buy a kit and need fabric for backing, here is the best price I can find on the Gee's Bend solids:
http://www.beverlys.com/catalogsearch/result/index/?limit=100&q=gee%27s+bend
04-26-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

I'd love to see all your Gee's Bend quilts when...

I'd love to see all your Gee's Bend quilts when you finish! I will post mine, too!
Like I mentioned, I got the bars and strips kit. I'm planning to make it for a living room throw...the colors...
04-25-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

It wasn't that long ago that I heard about Gee's...

It wasn't that long ago that I heard about Gee's Bend quilts. The history fascinates me, and I am disappointed I didn't get to see the traveling show.
I think of Gee's Bend as the South's...
04-25-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,657
Posted By dixie_fried

Sorry about that...I had trouble with the site...

Sorry about that...I had trouble with the site earlier today, but, it's opening fine for me now. Maybe this one will work: https://www.tuesdaymorning.com/crafts.jsp



It seemed like a deal to...
Forum: Pictures
04-25-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,539
Posted By dixie_fried

You all are so nice! "Winking", LOL! I really...

You all are so nice!
"Winking", LOL!
I really appreciate the input. I'm hoping that by posting my photos, I will be able to look back at what I've done and be able to see how much progress I've...
Forum: Pictures
04-25-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,539
Posted By dixie_fried

the quilt that almost wasn't...

I had more trouble with this little baby girl quilt than I have time to describe! Thank goodness it's done in time for the shower I am taking it to on Saturday! Wonks, eyelashes, uneven quilting,...
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