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Forum: Main
12-21-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Joanne9of12

I like Fireside and use it often. I buy mine at M...

I like Fireside and use it often. I buy mine at M & E Quilt Shoppe in Sandusky, OH They do have a online site from which you can purchase. https://www.mequiltshoppe.com/
Forum: Pictures
09-13-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,888
Posted By Joanne9of12

sewbizgirl - The bag pattern she had trouble with...

sewbizgirl - The bag pattern she had trouble with was not a ByAnnie pattern. It was by Nancy Green and distributed by the Annie's catalogue. I used to confuse this all the time, so it's kind of...
Forum: Main
09-13-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,790
Posted By Joanne9of12

Dating Fabrics Books

Both of these books are wonderful resources! If you don't want to purchase the books, check your local library. Ours carries both of them. :-)
02-04-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By Joanne9of12

Many of my students have machines from the...

Many of my students have machines from the Bernina 300 series. They are lightweight (like you said 18-22 lbs.), but still have really good quality, a fairly large number of stitches, and other...
Forum: Pictures
01-14-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,033
Posted By Joanne9of12

giquilt -When using the pre-cut batting strips, I...

giquilt -When using the pre-cut batting strips, I do not cut them down. I use them as is.
Forum: Pictures
01-14-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,033
Posted By Joanne9of12

You are correct Lena1952 - I cut the batting...

You are correct Lena1952 - I cut the batting slighter smaller, but leave the fabric strips 2 1/2".
Forum: Pictures
01-13-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,033
Posted By Joanne9of12

I've made quite a few of these rugs and taught a...

I've made quite a few of these rugs and taught a number of classes too. I did use clips for the first one I made, but haven't used them since then - except for the very beginning of the "rope"...
Forum: Main
01-13-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,539
Posted By Joanne9of12

StephanieR, I think you were correct. I believe...

StephanieR, I think you were correct. I believe that quilt is in the book New Cuts for New Quilts by Karla Alexander. It's a "stack the deck" quilt.
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Forum: Main
01-07-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,659
Posted By Joanne9of12

There is a Black and White Blog Hop happening...

There is a Black and White Blog Hop happening later this month. I'm sure you'll see lots of possibilities in that. So that you have an idea of what will be posted, here's the link to the original...
Forum: Main
10-16-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,353
Posted By Joanne9of12

Don't let the templates scare you! I recently...

Don't let the templates scare you! I recently finished one of his pattern (Vintage) and I am currently working on another (Magic Carpet). I also have fabrics ready to cut for Reflecting Pool and...
Forum: Main
01-13-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,720
Posted By Joanne9of12

I've used various hair clips (including bobbie...

I've used various hair clips (including bobbie pins) over the years and have liked them all. I always knew that eventually they would "stretch' and need replaced but that was ok with me. I still use...
Forum: Main
01-04-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,975
Posted By Joanne9of12

When I decided that I wanted to teach quilting, I...

When I decided that I wanted to teach quilting, I took a "Learn Your Machine and Basic Repair" class so I could help my students sew more, rather than fight with their machines. I learned about a lot...
Forum: Main
01-01-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,036
Posted By Joanne9of12

I tried that same resolution a few years back and...

I tried that same resolution a few years back and felt sooooo guilty whenever I bought anything (including thread because I have almost as much thread as fabric), so I decided to amend the...
Forum: Main
12-20-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,625
Posted By Joanne9of12

I had the same thing happen once. I added prairie...

I had the same thing happen once. I added prairie points (adjusted to the size to accommodate the size required which made them each about 2" long).

Here's what I did. I nested the prairie points...
Forum: Main
10-25-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,407
Posted By Joanne9of12

You just made my day! Thanks for sharing such a...

You just made my day! Thanks for sharing such a wonderful story.
Forum: Main
08-09-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,928
Posted By Joanne9of12

Ive written a few patterns and I usually add at...

Ive written a few patterns and I usually add at least three different size options just because I know that some people hate doing the math for fabric requirements, etc. Making the extra (or less)...
Forum: Pictures
08-07-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,695
Posted By Joanne9of12

I made a christmas bed quilt using this pattern...

I made a christmas bed quilt using this pattern and most of my reds and greens had a touch of gold in them so I didn't want to use gold, as I thought it would blend too much. I chose a solid-reading...
Forum: Main
08-05-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,657
Posted By Joanne9of12

My friend is a longarmer and I often help her...

My friend is a longarmer and I often help her with some the quilts she recieves. We have a mutual friend who is very prolific, but wasn't awfully picky about quality. Many, if not most of her quilts...
Forum: Main
07-11-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,873
Posted By Joanne9of12

I love my add-a quarter rulers. I actually have...

I love my add-a quarter rulers. I actually have all three sizes because I do a fair amount of paper piecing, but the 12" ruler is the one I use the most. The 6" ruler works well for me when I'm...
Forum: Main
06-26-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,583
Posted By Joanne9of12

I recently made a scrappy quilt that I think...

I recently made a scrappy quilt that I think would look great in the fabrics you described. I wrote up piecing instructions because I taught it at a local shop and I included four options on how to...
Forum: Main
04-21-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,863
Posted By Joanne9of12

I usually check with the charity about labels. I...

I usually check with the charity about labels. I donate to one group that requests no "detachable" labels because of frequent washings in an industrial machine. In that case, I add the information to...
Forum: Main
04-21-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,800
Posted By Joanne9of12

This topic has come up at a perfect time! I just...

This topic has come up at a perfect time! I just finished the second session of a multi-part class (we'll meet four times) in which two students just don't want to follow instructions and they often...
04-19-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,475
Posted By Joanne9of12

I make a fair number of memory quilts and I have...

I make a fair number of memory quilts and I have included all kinds of fabric in them. I even made on that consisted enitirely of ribbons won at horse shows. This was to be used as a wall hanging...
Forum: Main
03-23-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,606
Posted By Joanne9of12

For a number of years now, I have assumed that...

For a number of years now, I have assumed that usable width of fabric is 40", no matter what the end of the bolts reads. But, more recently I've been looking at the selvedges as well as what's listed...
Forum: Main
03-15-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,484
Posted By Joanne9of12

It's funny you posted this because I pulled out...

It's funny you posted this because I pulled out an unfinished top the other day and after looking at it to decide what to do next, I was appalled at the quality of work. When I said something to my...
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