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01-17-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By craftyheart2

I am another one who votes for leaving the JR...

I am another one who votes for leaving the JR intact. You can always take out a colour at a later stage if you need. I have rolls of colour but they are my own precuts.
Forum: Main
06-18-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,361
Posted By craftyheart2

I probably have a medium stash by Australian...

I probably have a medium stash by Australian standards. I love to sew scrappy - I have only made about 4 quilts using a small number of fabrics (maybe 3-5). I had a lot of fabric donated recently...
Forum: Main
01-26-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,600
Posted By craftyheart2

https://cuckooblue.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/plu...

https://cuckooblue.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/plus-quilt.jpg?W=582&h=461 Try this for a diagram for a 10 inch block where the centre cross is surrounded by background fabrics.
Forum: Main
09-17-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By craftyheart2

I agree with Ariannaquilts - experiment with a...

I agree with Ariannaquilts - experiment with a couple of different widths for the inner border and see what looks best to you. Just lay them out - you don't need to sew anything at this stage. You...
Forum: Main
08-23-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,377
Posted By craftyheart2

Sorry, that should be 7 for $20 - 3 for $20 would...

Sorry, that should be 7 for $20 - 3 for $20 would hardly be a bargain here.
Forum: Pictures
08-23-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,688
Posted By craftyheart2

Thank you for showing the quilting. It gives...

Thank you for showing the quilting. It gives others confidence to have a go at the quilting rather than sending all their quilts to a longarmer.
Forum: Main
08-23-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,377
Posted By craftyheart2

I am in Tasmania, Australia. Lots of the LQSs...

I am in Tasmania, Australia. Lots of the LQSs here closed down. The one left in town (other than a sewing machine distributor with some fabric) charges about $26/metre. This shop usually has a...
Forum: Main
07-31-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,614
Posted By craftyheart2

I am with Prism99 on this one. For something...

I am with Prism99 on this one. For something like an Irish Chain or a postage stamp block with 2.5 inch squares the die for multiple 2.5 inch squares is well worth the money. I also use my long...
Forum: Main
03-28-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,404
Posted By craftyheart2

http://www.quiltingboard.com/pictures-f5/scrappy-q...

http://www.quiltingboard.com/pictures-f5/scrappy-quilt-show-right-here-t135936-332.html#post7711023

I think you are referring to my quilt based on Jean Madan's tutorial.

I am about to start...
Forum: Pictures
12-03-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 2,132,600
Posted By craftyheart2

Yes, that is the tutorial I used. I have...

Yes, that is the tutorial I used.

I have seen this made with a jelly roll too but I think the using of different size scrappy strips really amps it up.

I love Jean Madan's blog for ideas.
Forum: Pictures
12-03-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 2,132,600
Posted By craftyheart2

Here's my stacked blocks quilt. Was supposed to...

Here's my stacked blocks quilt. Was supposed to be for charity but I couldn't give it up so I will be making another one soon.
Forum: Main
04-23-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,735
Posted By craftyheart2

I have never used a sheet on the outside layers...

I have never used a sheet on the outside layers of my quilt but I resorted to using them for the foundation for my string blocks after the person I send my charity tops to complained about the muslin...
Forum: Main
01-19-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,013
Posted By craftyheart2

It was going to the bin anyway so that is where I...

It was going to the bin anyway so that is where I would send it again. Don't pass the problem on to a charity - I only give charities work or fabric I would be happy to give anyone else.
Forum: Main
12-17-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,484
Posted By craftyheart2

I used to have someone ask me to make them a...

I used to have someone ask me to make them a queen size quilt and make myself $200 profit. I said I could type a 4 hour shift of overtime typing for that and not have all my spare time taken up. ...
Forum: Main
10-14-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,318
Posted By craftyheart2

I went to a retreat last weekend and came home...

I went to a retreat last weekend and came home with lots of new to me scraps, some saved for me before the retreat and some were donated during the retreat. I like variety in my quilts and do lots...
Forum: Main
09-17-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,709
Posted By craftyheart2

I am in Australia and I bought a Go Cutter and a...

I am in Australia and I bought a Go Cutter and a starter pack of both strip and applique dies as soon as I found it was available here. I typed medical reports all day and then did a lot of cutting...
Forum: Pictures
09-15-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 2,132,600
Posted By craftyheart2

Here's my latest scrappy from a Lyn Roddy Brown...

Here's my latest scrappy from a Lyn Roddy Brown pattern called Crow's Nest:
Forum: Main
07-11-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,720
Posted By craftyheart2

My sister who has a $25 or thereabouts budget...

My sister who has a $25 or thereabouts budget when it comes to giving me a present asked for a shabby chic QS quilt. I told her it would be for 7 years of Christmas and birthdays. I never intended...
Forum: Pictures
06-19-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,955
Posted By craftyheart2

Lovely quilt and the prairie point edging lifts...

Lovely quilt and the prairie point edging lifts it to another level. I will never use up all my scraps either (and I never say no to someone else's because I love variety).
Forum: Pictures
06-19-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,217
Posted By craftyheart2

Beautiful quilt. Great idea for leaders and...

Beautiful quilt. Great idea for leaders and enders and gave you a lovely quilt without being overwhelmed with the making.
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,213
Posted By craftyheart2

That's gorgeous. Beautiful quilting.

That's gorgeous. Beautiful quilting.
Forum: Main
06-11-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,676
Posted By craftyheart2

I use thin fabric for foundations for heartstring...

I use thin fabric for foundations for heartstring (string) quilt blocks. My mother sometimes finds cotton fabric that I wouldn't use in my top or backing but it is great for these foundations.
Forum: Main
04-30-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,629
Posted By craftyheart2

You have done all the work of cutting out - find...

You have done all the work of cutting out - find someone to pass it on to rather than just throw it out.

I start to sneeze after I have been sewing for a little while and sometimes my hands get...
Forum: Pictures
04-25-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,839
Posted By craftyheart2

Lovely quilt. Terrific pattern. I love the...

Lovely quilt. Terrific pattern. I love the texture the quilting has added.
Forum: Pictures
04-22-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 2,132,600
Posted By craftyheart2

Here's a top I just finished from a $5 bag of...

Here's a top I just finished from a $5 bag of strips. Still have enough left to make a baby quilt.
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