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03-28-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,541
Posted By Scissor Queen

I'd do something different than everybody else. ...

I'd do something different than everybody else. I would probably do a three color sashing in one of the pink tones, then a green as close to the leaf color as I could find and one of the yellows in...
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03-25-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,779
Posted By Scissor Queen

I've always had better luck getting points...

I've always had better luck getting points perfect when I sew into 4 patches and then into bigger four patches until you have it in four quarters (more or less ) and then sew the top quarters...
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01-07-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,199
Posted By Scissor Queen

For me it depends on what the project is. I do...

For me it depends on what the project is. I do pinwheel baby quilts and I don't square up anything. I make the centers match and don't worry about the outside edges too much. You can fudge a whole...
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01-07-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,627
Posted By Scissor Queen

This is the best reference tool for paper piecing...

This is the best reference tool for paper piecing I've ever used. It shows you how to make the fabric always fit no matter how crazy the angle is.
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12-25-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,532
Posted By Scissor Queen

I gave myself the gift of peace. I stayed home. ...

I gave myself the gift of peace. I stayed home. No stress.
12-25-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Scissor Queen

That's only one of over 25 holidays celebrated at...

That's only one of over 25 holidays celebrated at this time of year. It's not the only "reason for the season."

I want to wish everyone a happy holiday no matter which one you celebrate. There...
12-25-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Scissor Queen

Yes. All of the holidays!! I want to wish...

Yes. All of the holidays!! I want to wish everyone a happy holiday no matter which one you celebrate!!
Forum: Main
11-14-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By Scissor Queen

Oh okay. That makes sense now. This one is...

Oh okay. That makes sense now. This one is finished with a hem and a band around the front and neck and the sleeves. Since it's put together that way you have to finish the seams.
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11-14-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By Scissor Queen

That's what's different about this one. The...

That's what's different about this one. The outer fabrics are pieced to the lining.
Forum: Main
11-14-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By Scissor Queen

That's the one. I'm not exactly sure how the...

That's the one. I'm not exactly sure how the outside pieces are sewn to the lining and the instructions don't seem real clear either. Or it could just be me.
Forum: Main
11-14-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By Scissor Queen

Take 12 jacket

I'm not quite understanding how the outer fabrics go on. I have all of my lining pieces cut now. I'm adding a layer of thin flannel to the lining so it'll be warmer.
11-09-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 116,544
Posted By Scissor Queen

I bought fabric. But it's for a project and I...

I bought fabric. But it's for a project and I only bought what I need for the project!! And I was in a store with a 30 to 50% off sale!!! I'm telling you, you move that much fabric half a dozen...
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11-08-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,556
Posted By Scissor Queen

The type of needle you are using can make a big...

The type of needle you are using can make a big difference. For that I'd try a topstitch needle.
Forum: Main
10-24-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,357
Posted By Scissor Queen

Get a Strip Stick and your seams will always be...

Get a Strip Stick and your seams will always be straight. http://www.thestripstick.com/
10-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 116,544
Posted By Scissor Queen

I'm amazed at how long it's been since I bought...

I'm amazed at how long it's been since I bought any fabric. The last fabric I bought was with a gift certificate I won at the fair for my wall hanging, Cherry Blossoms. That was over a year ago. ...
Forum: Main
04-18-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By Scissor Queen

I'd probably sew it with two different colors of...

I'd probably sew it with two different colors of thread.
03-15-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 116,544
Posted By Scissor Queen

No purchases at all for me so far. No fabric,...

No purchases at all for me so far. No fabric, thread, books or notions!! I haven't even been in a quilt store this year!!
01-04-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 116,544
Posted By Scissor Queen

No fabric for me again this year. As a matter of...

No fabric for me again this year. As a matter of fact, I'll probably give away another tub of fabric. I gave away about 150 to 200 yards of fabric in December. It was all 5 yard cuts leftover from...
Forum: Main
12-08-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By Scissor Queen

Go watch Sharon Schamber's quilt basting video on...

Go watch Sharon Schamber's quilt basting video on youtube. This is part one, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhwNylePFAA Be sure and watch part 2.
Forum: Main
12-05-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,688
Posted By Scissor Queen

I like a fairly firm pressing surface. My board...

I like a fairly firm pressing surface. My board has one layer of batting and a cotton duck cover. I really like the grippy surface of the cotton duck.
11-26-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 940
Views: 80,236
Posted By Scissor Queen

Won't be me! I just moved my fabric again. I...

Won't be me! I just moved my fabric again. I have actually lost track of how many times I moved fabric over the last two years. Time for LOTS of it to go. I have a giant tub of fabric I'm taking...
Forum: Main
11-22-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,231
Posted By Scissor Queen

I love my Pfaff!! The dual feed is fabulous. I...

I love my Pfaff!! The dual feed is fabulous. I bought a Janome 6600 thinking it would be as good or better than my old Pfaff but it wasn't and I ended up selling it. When I buy a new machine next...
Forum: Main
11-14-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,739
Posted By Scissor Queen

I'm going to use small command hooks and cafe...

I'm going to use small command hooks and cafe curtain rods.
11-13-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 940
Views: 80,236
Posted By Scissor Queen

I just got thru moving my fabric again. ...

I just got thru moving my fabric again. Definitely not buying more for at least another year. It was the easiest move I ever made. I moved the small stuff by shopping cart and the big stuff by...
Forum: Main
11-09-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,845
Posted By Scissor Queen

Raw edge is the only type of applique I do. How...

Raw edge is the only type of applique I do. How the quilt is going to be used determines how I finish the edges. If it's a wall hanging I do a straight stitch with invisible thread right along the...
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