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Forum: Main
08-04-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By maryb119

You are so right! Pinterest is full of ideas,...

You are so right! Pinterest is full of ideas, and I love looking at them too. It does cut into sewing time. LOL
Forum: Main
07-29-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By maryb119

I do not use a fusible when adding borders. You...

I do not use a fusible when adding borders. You are correct abt using it on the tee shirts but anytime I use a woven fabric, I do not add a fusible. There is no need for it.
Forum: Pictures
07-04-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,916
Posted By maryb119

Two more door hangings

My mom is in assisted living, and she likes something on her apartment door. I make these small quilts and change them often to give her and the other residents something to look at. The little...
Forum: Main
06-30-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,559
Posted By maryb119

I don't like to waste anything either. I guess...

I don't like to waste anything either. I guess it come from parents who grew up in the Depression. I toss mine in a tubbie in the corner and when it is overflowing, I make a scrap quilt. My kids...
Forum: Main
06-30-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,280
Posted By maryb119

I have had a Pfaff machine for over 25 years and...

I have had a Pfaff machine for over 25 years and never had a problem. You will love the IDT. Talk to a dealer. They may have a refurbished machine so you can get more for your money that way. I...
Forum: Pictures
06-14-2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,224
Posted By maryb119

It's beautiful!!! The colors are perfect!!!

It's beautiful!!! The colors are perfect!!!
Forum: Pictures
06-02-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By maryb119

It is hard to get motivated to work on something...

It is hard to get motivated to work on something you don't like but you did an amazing job!! I love it!!
Forum: Pictures
05-28-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By maryb119

Pretty tree skirt!

Pretty tree skirt!
Forum: Pictures
05-17-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,355
Posted By maryb119

Square Dancing with the Stars

I saw this pattern online and had to make it. It's called Square Dancing With the Stars by Darlene Deon Designs. It is well written and uses a ton of scraps. I used left overs for the borders and...
Forum: Main
05-17-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,321
Posted By maryb119

Post a picture in info about the fabric you need...

Post a picture in info about the fabric you need on www.missingfabrics.com. Someone may have some and they will contact you if they do.
05-11-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By maryb119

I overlap pieces of stabilizer and use them over....

I overlap pieces of stabilizer and use them over. as long as the hole is covered and it is held securely in the hoop, you should be fine.
Forum: Main
05-10-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By maryb119

I use Gutterman's thread. I don't like Coats and...

I use Gutterman's thread. I don't like Coats and Clark because it strips the outside layer off and has clumps.
Forum: Main
04-27-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By maryb119

No rules. I sew my scraps together and use them....

No rules. I sew my scraps together and use them. I think if the fabric can be pieced, so can the batting.
Forum: Pictures
04-27-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,213
Posted By maryb119

She will be proud to show her design! Great job!

She will be proud to show her design! Great job!
Forum: Pictures
04-26-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By maryb119

I wish I could take mine outside. It has been...

I wish I could take mine outside. It has been too windy to do that here.

I have been known to hand stitch binding outside sitting in a lawn chair.
Forum: Main
04-25-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,168
Posted By maryb119

I'm fussy. I buy quilt shop quality fabric, and...

I'm fussy. I buy quilt shop quality fabric, and good thread. When I got to the work of making a quilt, I want it to last a long time.
Forum: Pictures
04-24-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,549
Posted By maryb119

Love it!! Stars are so nice for a man's quilt. ...

Love it!! Stars are so nice for a man's quilt. Great job!
Forum: Main
04-20-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,693
Posted By maryb119

I don't have one. If I like the colors together,...

I don't have one. If I like the colors together, I use them together.
Forum: Main
04-20-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,091
Posted By maryb119

When I make a scrappy quilt, anything goes. I am...

When I make a scrappy quilt, anything goes. I am using scraps. I sort my scraps into lights, mediums and darks and go from there. I use anything. Scrap quilts are my kids' favorites. They are...
Forum: Main
04-16-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,091
Posted By maryb119

I sort thru my scraps and chose the same color...

I sort thru my scraps and chose the same color shades, like dark or medium or light and then start cutting. My theory is a pretty block will make a pretty quilt. It all goes together when the quilt...
Forum: Pictures
04-13-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,384
Posted By maryb119

Spring Tulip door hanging

My mom is in assisted living, and I make door hangings for her door. They are great conversation starters.


When she was at home, she had a row of purple tulips in her back yard. My SIL dug...
04-13-2022, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 134,550
Posted By maryb119

No, but I enjoy eating them. TPBM had...

No, but I enjoy eating them.

TPBM had thunderstorms last night.
Forum: Main
04-12-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By maryb119

I would use an air soluble marking pen. It goes...

I would use an air soluble marking pen. It goes away itself.
04-11-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 134,550
Posted By maryb119

false I don't plant a garden any more. TPBM...

false I don't plant a garden any more.

TPBM is getting ready for Easter dinner.
Forum: Pictures
04-11-2022, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By maryb119

I also hand quilt. I use a Q-Snap floor frame to...

I also hand quilt. I use a Q-Snap floor frame to hold my quilts. First I put them on the long arm and baste them together using odds and ends of thread. Then I transfer it to the Q-Snap and hand...
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