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11-18-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,379
Posted By my-ty

Thank you IceLeopard for another great mystery!...

Thank you IceLeopard for another great mystery! This is an interesting block and I really like the quilt. I appreciate the time and effort you have put into your "Insanity quilts". I have saved your...
Forum: Main
11-17-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By my-ty

I like your approach to the problem. It's a...

I like your approach to the problem. It's a faster way to make your HSTs, and you get 18 different fabrics. That should give you a nice variety.
Forum: Pictures
11-08-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By my-ty

What a great Christmas gift!! I would make the...

What a great Christmas gift!!
I would make the kit with lots of different fabrics rather than a few. This allows your GD to mix and match and create an unique quilt, ideally with no two blocks the...
Forum: Main
10-28-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By my-ty

The location of a trusted repair person would be...

The location of a trusted repair person would be higher priority to me.

I prefer to purchase from local businesses because I want them to stay in business.
Forum: Tutorials
10-28-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By my-ty

Your instructions are very clear. This is an...

Your instructions are very clear. This is an elegant border that gives a traditional quilt an added zing. Thanks for sharing.
10-27-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 70,639
Posted By my-ty

Congratulations to all the amazing quilters in...

Congratulations to all the amazing quilters in these 2 Round Robins. Each time the quilts have changed hands, I contemplated (as a bystander) what I would do if I received it and honestly I was...
10-22-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,387
Posted By my-ty

Mine are tied with yarn (aka unfinished knitting...

Mine are tied with yarn (aka unfinished knitting projects) - this seems to hold them together for years! I just have to remember which project needed which size and which bag the project is in, and...
Forum: Main
10-17-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,364
Posted By my-ty

No thank you. I have no interest in "inheriting"...

No thank you. I have no interest in "inheriting" someone else's WIP or salvaging someone else's treasure. I want to spend my quilting time working on things that are created by me. I hope that...
Forum: Main
10-10-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,704
Posted By my-ty

Relax. This is your hobby, if it is causing you...

Relax. This is your hobby, if it is causing you stress then find something else to do until you really want to quilt again. Many of us take breaks from quilting and it's okay. We all need breaks...
Forum: Main
10-04-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By my-ty

I would agree with tying the quilt. Remember...

I would agree with tying the quilt. Remember that the ties can be on the front or the back (when the ties are on the back, it is less obvious on the quilt).

Whatever you decide, I am sure this...
09-14-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,678
Posted By my-ty

We use our hot tub year round. We purchased a...

We use our hot tub year round. We purchased a hot tub that can handle our winter temperatures and our length of winter. Here are some things to consider when looking for a hot tub:

sit in the...
Forum: Main
09-12-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By my-ty

Yes, for numerous reasons. I would want to honor...

Yes, for numerous reasons. I would want to honor the quilter, by finding homes for their stash (be it in mine or pass it to someone that would/could use it). Older quilting fabric is usually a...
09-09-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,232
Posted By my-ty

Why are you looking for a new machine? I...

Why are you looking for a new machine?

I was in a similar situation when I decided to quilt rather than sew and thought I should get a different machine. I realized that I was perfectly happy...
Forum: Recipes
07-18-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By my-ty

I like to make my own weekly plan. We eat more...

I like to make my own weekly plan. We eat more vegetables and a greater variety of foods when following a weekly plan. Meals are more balanced and it's cheaper, healthier and fun. When I am not...
07-16-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,677
Posted By my-ty

Interesting question and answers. We seldom...

Interesting question and answers. We seldom rearrange our furniture. I love working with fabric and colors but I am hopeless when it comes to decorating. Shortly after moving into our current...
Forum: Main
07-07-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By my-ty

Test it out. Make paper templates - one set with...

Test it out. Make paper templates - one set with seam allowances added and one without. Use scraps and scissors and see which set works.
Forum: Main
06-24-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By my-ty

Great idea! I use bread clips and a sharpie. ...

Great idea!
I use bread clips and a sharpie. Different colors for each row and I number them: A1, A2, etc. B1, B2, etc. I attach them with a pin through the bread clip's hole and pin them in the...
Forum: Main
06-09-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,964
Posted By my-ty

Ssh it's an age thing... I am trying to celebrate...

Ssh it's an age thing... I am trying to celebrate my age rather than bemoan the various challenges it brings. My advice is to laugh and be grateful that we can continue to enjoy our quilting.
Forum: Main
05-29-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,593
Posted By my-ty

I have a few rules: - If you need to ask if...

I have a few rules:
- If you need to ask if something should be "fixed" then just fix it - otherwise it will always bother you. It's always to fix now than when the quilt is further along.
- Be...
05-22-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,805
Posted By my-ty

Great job! I noticed some empty wire baskets -...

Great job! I noticed some empty wire baskets - what do you use these for?
Forum: Pictures
05-21-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,397
Posted By my-ty

Wonderful! He has found a great way to keep busy...

Wonderful! He has found a great way to keep busy and is producing amazing results. I hope he continues with his quilting. (Excellent coaching too.)
Forum: Pictures
05-19-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,642
Posted By my-ty

Very dramatic and striking quilt - I really like...

Very dramatic and striking quilt - I really like it.
Forum: Main
05-18-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By my-ty

My rule of thumb is "If you ask if this can be...

My rule of thumb is "If you ask if this can be fixed then ... Fix it" It will make you happier to fix it and if you don't then it will always bother you.

Your quilt is really cute and was worth...
Forum: Main
05-15-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,524
Posted By my-ty

Is this a new picture? Your top left hand block...

Is this a new picture? Your top left hand block has issues (or maybe you intended it to look like this).
Forum: Pictures
05-15-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,135
Posted By my-ty

Another fabulous quilt. I am intrigued by the...

Another fabulous quilt. I am intrigued by the border - we spend so much time fussing about perfect borders and this border works beautifully.
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