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Forum: Main
02-15-2021, 03:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By Butterfli19

When I made one I used a low-loft poly batting so...

When I made one I used a low-loft poly batting so it wasn't as stiff. I also hand-tied the quilt (not my fav but worked with the quilt). On a different quilt I used a lightweight fleece and that...
Forum: Main
02-15-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,489
Posted By Butterfli19

I think you should go with your original idea and...

I think you should go with your original idea and finish the quilt. I have gone thru this with various projects and found that most of the time the finished version looks much better than I thought...
Forum: Main
02-15-2021, 03:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,489
Posted By Butterfli19

I think you may be right about going with...

I think you may be right about going with masculine colors that appeal to me. How do I know he would even like a vegetable garden or nautical quilt? Maybe those things will make him not as happy as I...
Forum: Main
02-13-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,489
Posted By Butterfli19

@Snooze, very nice! Good idea for the leftovers...

@Snooze, very nice! Good idea for the leftovers too.

Well, no luck at Joann's. They did have some garden themed fabrics but not enough that I liked, and the boating themed ones were...
Forum: Main
02-13-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By Butterfli19

I think the thin border lets the eye focus on the...

I think the thin border lets the eye focus on the quilt more, and it complements the quilt well. Nice job!
Forum: Main
02-13-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,489
Posted By Butterfli19

Pillowcase quilt idea, thoughts?

I learned about a month ago my 80 year old neighbor has cancer. He still goes out every day, snow blows his driveway, sees his girlfriend, and and is very active.

We have a neighbor-type...
Forum: Main
02-08-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,904
Posted By Butterfli19

Everyone, thank you so much for taking time to...

Everyone, thank you so much for taking time to reply. I'm happy for all the suggestions and Pinterest is definitely the place to be for quilt ideas! Some of the links and blogs you suggested were new...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,904
Posted By Butterfli19

It seems like I only enjoy sewing when it's for a...

It seems like I only enjoy sewing when it's for a purpose. I have made a few masks and recently some curtains for my den
and son's bedroom, but now that I have no one to sew for, I feel like...why...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,904
Posted By Butterfli19

Where do you all get these great ideas?

I've been looking at the pictures and the fabrics and patterns you choose and am wondering where do you find them? Where do you shop for fabrics?

I'm kind of in a sewing s l u m p and need...
Forum: Pictures
02-07-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,750
Posted By Butterfli19

That is one crazy cool quilt! So fresh and fun....

That is one crazy cool quilt! So fresh and fun. You are definitely braver than I to attempt something like that.
Forum: Pictures
02-07-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,504
Posted By Butterfli19

It's so cheery! Love the colors. I think...

It's so cheery! Love the colors. I think sometimes your mind knows what your future needs are before you do ;)
Forum: Pictures
02-06-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,805
Posted By Butterfli19

I love it, it's so cheery and fun. Nice job!

I love it, it's so cheery and fun. Nice job!
Forum: Main
09-06-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
Posted By Butterfli19

I've made quite a few with no batting, simply...

I've made quite a few with no batting, simply because I'm not a fan of the quilting part of making quilts.

For some I used fleece and some I used flannel for the other side. I sewed them together...
Forum: Main
08-20-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,506
Posted By Butterfli19

English Paper Piecing - what do you think?

Ever since I spotted the "All Points Patchwork" book by Diane Gilleland I've wanted to buy it, but I've never tried paper piecing, let alone hand-piece or hand-sew a quilt. But I keep falling in love...
Forum: Main
08-14-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,595
Posted By Butterfli19

Wow, you all really buy fabric! Sometimes I think...

Wow, you all really buy fabric! Sometimes I think one yard is too much, but I don't make large quilts.
Forum: Main
08-14-2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,636
Posted By Butterfli19

Special care needs special love. Babies are love....

Special care needs special love. Babies are love. Hearts are love. Quilts are love. Color is love. I think it's wonderful.

Perspective: maybe her comment reflects her belief system. Love isn't...
Forum: Main
08-14-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,595
Posted By Butterfli19

If you don't intend to buy more fabric but you must...

How much do you buy when you have no idea what to do with it?

Scenario:
Walks into fabric store with a swatch of fabric to buy two contrasting fabrics. Gets lucky and finds 3. Ready to buy....
Forum: Pictures
07-04-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,464
Posted By Butterfli19

Very pretty! Love the quilting too.

Very pretty! Love the quilting too.
Forum: Main
06-16-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,239
Posted By Butterfli19

omg, these are adorable. How clever of you!

omg, these are adorable. How clever of you!
Forum: Main
06-15-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,302
Posted By Butterfli19

Make them. Baby quilts are fun and cheery and who...

Make them. Baby quilts are fun and cheery and who doesn't love fun and cheery?
Forum: Pictures
06-15-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,605
Posted By Butterfli19

Wow, that's gorgeous! Nice work.

Wow, that's gorgeous! Nice work.
11-21-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,496
Posted By Butterfli19

Wow, reading all your replies has shown me that...

Wow, reading all your replies has shown me that you all love to give. You may have started out with things for yourself, but shifted to your homes, children, families, and now you gift away. I love...
11-21-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,496
Posted By Butterfli19

Why have you chosen to sew quilts?

There are so many things people sew and yet many of you have chosen quilts over all. I'm curious as to why.

(I'm introspecting here, wondering why I haven't sewn much at all for quite some time....
Forum: Main
10-30-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By Butterfli19

Machine quilt or QAYG?

I'm trying to get back into sewing with a lot of starts and stops because of you know, life stuff. I've never attempted a large quilt because the thought of actually quilting it stresses me out, lol....
Forum: Main
06-28-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,893
Posted By Butterfli19

Big, small, or in-between - which type of quilter are you?

Confession, sigh...

I see all these large, glorious quilts full of pattern and color and I fall in love with so many of them, but my reality is they are just too intense for me to actually make....
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