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11-14-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By abc123retired

Regular sewing thread?

I would like to use normal sewing thread to embroider a quilt sandwich together-both top thread and in the bobbin. Has this been done? Should I expect problems and do free motion quilting instead? ...
Forum: Main
07-14-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,638
Posted By abc123retired

I agree! I have never liked my first name and I...

I agree! I have never liked my first name and I never liked my husband's last name that became mine in those days gone by, so no label on any quilt of mine. Also, I am so happy it is finished and...
Forum: Pictures
08-15-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,870
Posted By abc123retired

Thereís a mistake front and center. A small...

Thereís a mistake front and center. A small block needs rotation. Otherwise that is one beautiful quilt.
Forum: Main
11-18-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,246
Posted By abc123retired

I do it all the time as it is my chosen form of...

I do it all the time as it is my chosen form of therapy-I love squares and sewing squares!
Forum: Pictures
10-21-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,821
Posted By abc123retired

It’s showing now and it is beautiful, thanks. ...

It’s showing now and it is beautiful, thanks. Something I could actually do even though I don’t do the leader/ender thing anymore.
Forum: Pictures
10-20-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,821
Posted By abc123retired

Came late to this party and your photo has...

Came late to this party and your photo has disappeared. Sure would like to see it as blue is one of my favorite colors and I have heaps of it in my stash.
Forum: Pictures
10-20-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,502
Posted By abc123retired

Looks good, but I prefer invisible thread and the...

Looks good, but I prefer invisible thread and the blind hem stitch on my machine. Makes the stitching almost invisible .
Forum: Pictures
09-08-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,340
Posted By abc123retired

No way is polyester batting warmer than 100%...

No way is polyester batting warmer than 100% cotton-IMHO. Nothing beats 100% cotton except maybe 100% wool but I don’t live in Alaska or
Canada.
Forum: Pictures
04-18-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,457
Posted By abc123retired

I like your alternating blocks much better than...

I like your alternating blocks much better than sashing. What an impressive and beautiful quilt.
Forum: Pictures
09-04-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,965
Posted By abc123retired

I don’t know what the Lydia project is but they...

I don’t know what the Lydia project is but they are much blessed to get this masterpiece for whatever purpose.
Forum: Pictures
09-04-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,186
Posted By abc123retired

Everything about your quilt is gorgeous.

Everything about your quilt is gorgeous.
Forum: Pictures
07-04-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,849
Posted By abc123retired

Congratulations! Since imitation is the finest...

Congratulations! Since imitation is the finest form of flattery, I pinned your dresden border to possibly use on a quilt of mine. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,025
Posted By abc123retired

This is a spectacular quilt with wonderful color...

This is a spectacular quilt with wonderful color choices and appliquť; also wonderful binding and FMQ by the applique. But, IMHO, having your LA slap an E2E design over all that special piecing is a...
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,181
Posted By abc123retired

These are “picture perfect”; wonderful piecing.

These are “picture perfect”; wonderful piecing.
Forum: Pictures
01-25-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,573
Posted By abc123retired

Your FMQ is wonderful!

Your FMQ is wonderful!
Forum: Pictures
07-09-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,771
Posted By abc123retired

Congratulations! I thought it was very...

Congratulations! I thought it was very pretty-glad the judges thought so too.:thumbup:
Forum: Pictures
06-22-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,795
Posted By abc123retired

Oh, your quilt is so traditional and so...

Oh, your quilt is so traditional and so beautiful. Can you tell I love it? I have made several blocks to find out if I could manage a whole quilt and your photo has shown how to set them with...
Forum: Pictures
12-03-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,971
Posted By abc123retired

I have many of those designs and love how you...

I have many of those designs and love how you combined them-enjoyed every one of them. You have done a marvelous job.
Forum: Pictures
11-06-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,039
Posted By abc123retired

Love it! Love to use previously loved/even ugly...

Love it! Love to use previously loved/even ugly fabrics and combine them harmoniously. And your hand quilting is stunning!!!!!
Forum: Pictures
09-04-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,123
Posted By abc123retired

I donít do purples if I can help it, but Iím sure...

I donít do purples if I can help it, but Iím sure your GD will love it. However, I do want to compliment the quilting, and your choice of quilter, as it respects the piecing, is hand-guided and not...
Forum: Main
08-29-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,390
Posted By abc123retired

Blue, and still not enough.

Blue, and still not enough.
Forum: Main
08-11-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,716
Posted By abc123retired

I have some leftover charms and will try this. ...

I have some leftover charms and will try this. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Main
07-29-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,719
Posted By abc123retired

I prefer yardage. I have purchased several charm...

I prefer yardage. I have purchased several charm packs, but ended up not using many of the fabrics because I just didnít like them. My LQS doesnít sell FQís, just 1/2 yds, but the other day one...
Forum: Main
07-27-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 58,414
Posted By abc123retired

My experience has been much like yours. I am so...

My experience has been much like yours. I am so disappointed in the ďnewĒ Kona I could cry. Besides the quality, the dying is not consistent so one cannot depend on the color name anymore. Iím...
Forum: Main
07-27-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,474
Posted By abc123retired

Thanks! But can one design the hexagon block. ...

Thanks! But can one design the hexagon block. The one I saw was made of wedges and that is what I canít reproduce in EQ5.
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