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Forum: Pictures
05-20-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,498
Posted By feline fanatic

Fabulous job!! And you should be proud. It is...

Fabulous job!! And you should be proud. It is just wonderful.
Love your feathers and the cornerstone flower in the corners.

I too have had fusible applique pop up/off when quilting on the...
Forum: Pictures
05-11-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,878
Posted By feline fanatic

Looks like you were heavily influenced/inspired...

Looks like you were heavily influenced/inspired by Kathy McNeil's award winning quilt Song of the Sea. https://www.kathymcneilquilts.com/animal.htm

I had the honor of seeing Kathy's quilt in...
Forum: Main
03-07-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,284
Posted By feline fanatic

I quilt on a longarm and I use whatever gives me...

I quilt on a longarm and I use whatever gives me the look I want. Sometimes I want the back to have the high contrast so in those cases I will match bobbin thread to top thread. Other times I want...
Forum: Main
03-05-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,475
Posted By feline fanatic

Do you want the completed quilts? If not, why...

Do you want the completed quilts? If not, why not donate the blocks to a group who will turn the blocks into quilts and get them to a needy recipient?

My thought is if you store the blocks and...
Forum: Main
02-29-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,556
Posted By feline fanatic

Local Quilt Shop

Local Quilt Shop
Forum: Main
02-26-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By feline fanatic

Another thought that occurred to me is Metro...

Another thought that occurred to me is Metro Embroidery thread (on line only), their prices are rock bottom so you can order a lot of threads without a lot outlay or order mini spools if you are...
Forum: Pictures
02-26-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,939
Posted By feline fanatic

I adore your arrow quilting.

I adore your arrow quilting.
Forum: Main
02-26-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,759
Posted By feline fanatic

I use a lot of black and it is the nature of the...

I use a lot of black and it is the nature of the beast. All black fabric attracts hair, lint, stray fibers like crazy. And it all shows a lot more than on lighter colors. Irishrose2 brings up an...
Forum: Main
02-26-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By feline fanatic

Sadly there are very few brick and mortar long...

Sadly there are very few brick and mortar long arm supply retailers, most are on line. Most quilt shops are only carrying threads for domestic use so rarely do they stock the big cones in any...
Forum: Main
02-25-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By feline fanatic

I only use a towa for the bobbin and even then I...

I only use a towa for the bobbin and even then I rarely use it, I go by feel and by the drop test. For top no gauge and there are no numbers on my LA tension dial. I just test until it looks good and...
Forum: Main
02-25-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By feline fanatic

If my white fabric is too thin I will double it...

If my white fabric is too thin I will double it up and do two layers but that is rarely necessary. I have found Robert Kaufman Kona solids and Moda Bella solids plenty thick to hide travelling lines...
Forum: Main
02-25-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By feline fanatic

Bottomline I would order direct from Superior. ...

Bottomline I would order direct from Superior.

Glide I order direct from habdash because I have a resale cert and can place the minimum (I believe it is now up to $300 but because I order the...
Forum: Main
02-25-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By feline fanatic

I use invisible thread in my longarm a lot,...

I use invisible thread in my longarm a lot, mostly Monopoly by superior but I have also used Filtec Essence which is a nylon monofilament. I looked up the sulky and it sounds the same as monopoly, a...
Forum: Main
02-25-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By feline fanatic

Same here. A cone lasts me several years. I do...

Same here. A cone lasts me several years. I do all my piecing in a neutral taupe color. In the bobbin I use Superior bottom line a 60 wt poly. If I am piecing darks I do switch to a dark charcoal in...
Forum: Main
02-25-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,256
Posted By feline fanatic

Best advice ever! Elmer's washable school glue...

Best advice ever! Elmer's washable school glue has so many applications in quilting but I agree, it is the best for matching critical seams and points. I don't use a binder clip though, I just hit...
Forum: Main
02-24-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,471
Posted By feline fanatic

These are my favorite scissors for Applique. The...

These are my favorite scissors for Applique. The control with the 2 holes for your middle and ring finger and trigger for pinky fingers is amazing. (you keep your index finger along the edge for...
Forum: Pictures
02-24-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,148
Posted By feline fanatic

Thanks so much quiltingshorttimer. The silk...

Thanks so much quiltingshorttimer. The silk background fabric reminded me mostly of fabric treated with a heavyweight fusible. It was stiff like that and once the needle punched a hole it stayed. ...
Forum: Pictures
02-23-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,148
Posted By feline fanatic

Gail's Koi Pond

My friend Gail made this top. Not only is it drop dead gorgeous, it is very unique. She made the background "fabric" out of silk fibers and a special glue, then draining and drying it on fine screen....
Forum: Main
02-09-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,284
Posted By feline fanatic

Kaffe has a Wikipedia page that will give you...

Kaffe has a Wikipedia page that will give you this info. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaffe_Fassett

Tula has an active website, if you reach out to her I am sure she will be delighted to give...
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By feline fanatic

A drop of elmers washable school glue is my go to...

A drop of elmers washable school glue is my go to when matching points is critical. Especially when joining blocks and rows.
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,284
Posted By feline fanatic

I just thought of another "trailblazer" in...

I just thought of another "trailblazer" in quilting history, Harriet Hargrave who did more to get machine quilting (as opposed to hand quilting) mainstreamed than just about anyone. ...
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,965
Posted By feline fanatic

A member recently posted a fabulous quilt using...

A member recently posted a fabulous quilt using 60 degree ruler. Here is a link. https://www.quiltingboard.com/pictures-f5/entangled-sky-top-finished-t309438.html

Also look at Jaybird Quilts. ...
Forum: Main
02-07-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By feline fanatic

I agree with Juliasb and would add to make sure...

I agree with Juliasb and would add to make sure you use a needle made specifically for metallic thread. They have a larger eye and scarf. This blog will probably help.
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Forum: Main
02-07-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,284
Posted By feline fanatic

The first major one that offered a cash prize for...

The first major one that offered a cash prize for best of show was AQS Paducah in 1985. I think the success of the AQS shows added to the popularity of quilting and specifically competition...
Forum: Main
02-06-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,763
Posted By feline fanatic

Are you using glide for piecing? I only use for...

Are you using glide for piecing? I only use for quilting.
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