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03-10-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,045
Posted By cjsparks

I found it frustrating to go to Amish Country and...

I found it frustrating to go to Amish Country and see all the quilts and fabric. So one vacation I took my sewing machine, the quilt I was working on, and the essentials and sewed in the hotel room....
10-14-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,602
Posted By cjsparks

What if you folded them like Bali Batiks? Maybe...

What if you folded them like Bali Batiks? Maybe if you started with the folds stacked even then fold into one-thirds they will stagger. Hope this makes sense.
09-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,497
Posted By cjsparks

What are the dimensions of your room?

What are the dimensions of your room?
06-13-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By cjsparks

Probably one of the best hoes you will ever own. ...

Probably one of the best hoes you will ever own. I have an old hoe....about the same type. It sharpens great and I love to use it to get under plants. My hoe came from my grandfather and it was...
05-23-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,468
Posted By cjsparks

This is a hoot!

This is a hoot!
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05-09-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,227
Posted By cjsparks

My granddaughter is a 4th generation 4-Her. 20+...

My granddaughter is a 4th generation 4-Her. 20+ projects to be ready in July. Was the best experience as a kid and I believe it is still a great program. How many of you donate to your local or...
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04-17-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,013
Posted By cjsparks

I have to agree with Patrice. Does the...

I have to agree with Patrice. Does the instructor know what your expectations/goals are?

I have sewed for many years. I sewed competitively in 4-H. In my adult life I had to decide whether I...
Forum: Pictures
04-17-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,820
Posted By cjsparks

#1 will take less planning as far as color. I...

#1 will take less planning as far as color. I like it the best.
Forum: Pictures
04-17-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,294
Posted By cjsparks

Bright!!!!

Bright!!!!
Forum: Pictures
04-17-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,903
Posted By cjsparks

Love the color contrast.

Love the color contrast.
Forum: Pictures
04-17-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,828
Posted By cjsparks

Very cute. When you quilted, how far did you...

Very cute. When you quilted, how far did you stitch from the seams?
Forum: Main
04-07-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,916
Posted By cjsparks

I went last year and it was great. You get to...

I went last year and it was great. You get to see the newest items available for quilters, kits, fabrics, you name it! You can test long arm machines. Great idea to bring mailing labels for...
Forum: Pictures
11-24-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,925
Posted By cjsparks

That is cute!

That is cute!
Forum: Pictures
11-24-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 15,557
Posted By cjsparks

Is "cinnamon twist" the original name for this...

Is "cinnamon twist" the original name for this quilt?
Forum: Main
10-29-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 19,403
Posted By cjsparks

I like Eleanor's techniques. I find myself using...

I like Eleanor's techniques. I find myself using her techniques on other quilts. Sometimes I have to include a little extra yardage but it is well worth it.
10-27-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,474
Posted By cjsparks

I have a 12 piece set of Noritake china. ...

I have a 12 piece set of Noritake china. Received the first box as an engagement gift and the second box at our wedding shower. Never used...all intact.
10-27-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,911
Posted By cjsparks

candy corn & peanuts...yum

candy corn & peanuts...yum
Forum: Pictures
10-26-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,582
Posted By cjsparks

Get a piece of clear plastic. Draw your design...

Get a piece of clear plastic. Draw your design on the plastic. Then you can put over the top of the quilt and see how it will look.
10-24-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By cjsparks

I like flatbreads. I will get a sandwich on...

I like flatbreads. I will get a sandwich on flatbread rather than a bun.
Forum: Main
10-24-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,723
Posted By cjsparks

I have a Bernina 440QE. I just made a purse and...

I have a Bernina 440QE. I just made a purse and topstitched through 9 total layers at a seam...6 fabric and 3 fusible fleece. No skipped stitches and the stitches were even.
Forum: Main
10-24-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,192
Posted By cjsparks

Consider numbering your patterns. Then create a...

Consider numbering your patterns. Then create a spreadsheet. You can create a list with different variables. It will be easy to add new items and to delete patterns you get rid of. Once in a...
10-24-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,580
Posted By cjsparks

What a treasure!

What a treasure!
Forum: Pictures
10-24-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,577
Posted By cjsparks

Use a different piece of fabric. I had problems...

Use a different piece of fabric. I had problems with the machine skipping stitches on one knit fabric and on a another knit fabric it stitched perfect. Make sure your needle is all the way in...
Forum: Main
10-24-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,672
Posted By cjsparks

My recommendation is to buy the best you can...

My recommendation is to buy the best you can afford. Have you a $$$ figure to spend. Go to a local dealer and see if they have any trade-ins. Ask how many hours/stitches on the machine. If they...
Forum: Main
10-23-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,845
Posted By cjsparks

I like the one in the center

I like the one in the center
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