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Forum: Pictures
06-19-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,378
Posted By yonnikka

O. M. G. This is fantastic, you are an artiste...

O. M. G. This is fantastic, you are an artiste with needle and thread... your colors and the textures are fantastic. And that little purple turtle. Precious.
Forum: Pictures
06-17-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,978
Posted By yonnikka

The large medallion center sparkles like a...

The large medallion center sparkles like a gemstone, surrounded by the garden hues of blue skies and green grasses and vegetation. The border of amethyst tones serves as a fence to hold the pulsing...
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,021
Posted By yonnikka

Your Purple on Black Pinwheel "Whizzy" makes me...

Your Purple on Black Pinwheel "Whizzy" makes me laugh. It looks like a night sky strewn with some special kind of fireworks on the Fourth of July, whizzing through the sky. LOVE It !!!
Forum: Main
06-07-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,693
Posted By yonnikka

Look at your blocks as if it was one central...

Look at your blocks as if it was one central hexagon (white) surrounded by six Petals that look like a cut diamond. The name of the block is 'Texas Star Flower', an early American pattern. Here is a...
Forum: Main
05-29-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,391
Posted By yonnikka

The phrase "Controlled Scrappy" could use some...

The phrase "Controlled Scrappy" could use some guidance for those who dare to tread the Scrappy Seas... Categories can be "WARM colors vs Cool" (I put purples in both categories). "Christmas Reds,...
Forum: Pictures
05-26-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,874
Posted By yonnikka

X O X O X O Hugs and Kisses, very nicely...

X O X O X O Hugs and Kisses, very nicely done.
Forum: Pictures
05-22-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,349
Posted By yonnikka

Love your Scrappy Chicken Blocks, with the Blue...

Love your Scrappy Chicken Blocks, with the Blue Sashing, they're all sitting on their nests laying eggs, right?
Forum: Main
05-18-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,715
Posted By yonnikka

When there is a case of errors in Printed...

When there is a case of errors in Printed Instructions, it is the responsibility of the Publisher (whether a magazine, or a company printing & selling commercial Patterns) to publish and "ERRATA" in...
Forum: Main
05-18-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,715
Posted By yonnikka

I'm curious as to your steps in the construction...

I'm curious as to your steps in the construction of your quilt. Did you make a sample block first? Or, did you cut ALL of your 5.5 inch blocks (Black and White) before you began to sew? Was there any...
Forum: Pictures
05-16-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,895
Posted By yonnikka

Beautiful, and I especially appreciate the...

Beautiful, and I especially appreciate the exquisite Symmetry that you have established. Thank you for sharing, you leave me inspired to use my own small stash of animal prints.
Forum: Pictures
05-10-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,201
Posted By yonnikka

WOW ! You have made a beauty, and thanks so much...

WOW ! You have made a beauty, and thanks so much for sharing your uniquely designed block, I'll put this on my ToDo list. Do share again when it is quilted. I'd like to see how those outer borders...
Forum: Pictures
05-02-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,500
Posted By yonnikka

This is a happy moment, you make me laugh. Love...

This is a happy moment, you make me laugh. Love the Neutrals quilt in the background. Please post a photo showing the whole quilt, it is lovely.
Forum: Main
04-12-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,281
Posted By yonnikka

I'd say YES to the half inch Black Border, then a...

I'd say YES to the half inch Black Border, then a 2 inch GREEN, then checkerboard green and black together, three rows of two x two inch blocks. It is very lovely, and whatever you do will be fine.
Forum: Main
04-10-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,567
Posted By yonnikka

I believe the key is that when you wash the...

I believe the key is that when you wash the fabric, take a good look before you dry the piece, and if it is wonky, then dry it partially, and use your iron to accomplish the squaring, with some good...
Forum: Main
04-09-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,081
Posted By yonnikka

Red Rocks Threads in Nevada has an online shop...

Red Rocks Threads in Nevada has an online shop that sells several different quantities of Stitch and Wash, and hundreds of products for machine Embroidery and other items....
Forum: Pictures
04-06-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,585
Posted By yonnikka

Very nice, so precise. I'm glad you pointed out...

Very nice, so precise. I'm glad you pointed out "added more borders" and I looked specifically at this feature. You do an excellent job of adding multiple borders that do a lot to enhance the central...
04-06-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,957
Posted By yonnikka

A word about the little Turtles. They are made of...

A word about the little Turtles. They are made of Fossil Fern by Benartex. I double-stuffed each turtle shell with extra layer of batting so the hand stitching is to secure the batting inside the...
Forum: Main
04-02-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,825
Posted By yonnikka

Sewing the strips together is the answer. Begin...

Sewing the strips together is the answer. Begin by sewing 2 strips together, for a length of about half yard. Iron it flat, cut perfect pieces to sew into 4-Patch squares. Do you like it? Try sewing...
04-02-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,957
Posted By yonnikka

Quiltermama, that's a very sweet mini with an...

Quiltermama, that's a very sweet mini with an important message. Thanks for sharing the photo.
Forum: Main
03-31-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By yonnikka

Try this shop, https://www.oneworldfabrics.com/

Try this shop, https://www.oneworldfabrics.com/
03-31-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,957
Posted By yonnikka

Fait Accompli !!!!!! The deed is done. Made it to...

Fait Accompli !!!!!! The deed is done. Made it to the post office and mailed the March mini quilt to my swap partner Nelco before the Deadline expired. I'll send her the tracking number. Thanks for...
Forum: Pictures
03-31-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,961
Posted By yonnikka

I'm reading your post where you say...

I'm reading your post where you say "granddaughter lives with us." Is this the same granddaughter for whom the quilt is intended? She is fifteen years old. Time to teach her to quilt it up, be a...
03-30-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,548
Posted By yonnikka

Hi, Marion, I'm sorting my scraps, too. My two...

Hi, Marion, I'm sorting my scraps, too. My two bags are WARM and COOL TONES. Sometimes purples go with the Warm tones, sometimes in with the Greens/Blues. Also, the browns and neutrals might go in...
03-30-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,957
Posted By yonnikka

Details of Tut, Tut, Looks like RAIN from Nelda (Nelco)

Ah, some photos to post. Today was dark skies, and I waited until now, with rain threatening, to go outdoors in the natural light to snap these photos. Each one shows aspects of the swirling silver...
Forum: Main
03-30-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,368
Posted By yonnikka

Watson, I looked at the photo of the baby quilt...

Watson, I looked at the photo of the baby quilt with the wide yellow ribbon and a big flower where a bow would sit. For your new color selections, think of the RECIPIENT, if you know the person you...
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