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03-28-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,870
Posted By mamagrande

I usually do as NJ Quilter. Just did two "4...

I usually do as NJ Quilter. Just did two "4 patch" for some twins.. Same pattern just different colors.
Forum: Main
03-19-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,634
Posted By mamagrande

I have used "Printed Treasures" by Milliken, it...

I have used "Printed Treasures" by Milliken, it is inkjet printable fabric. Since I have only used is on wall hangings and have washed it only once with good results but I can't say anything about...
Forum: Main
02-06-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,175
Posted By mamagrande

When I sew on a table that is too high for me (I...

When I sew on a table that is too high for me (I am 5'2") I get an office chair that I raise to the highest position and if the sewing surface is still too high I add pillows/cushions. For me it is...
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02-05-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,518
Posted By mamagrande

My favorite light weight straight stitch machine...

My favorite light weight straight stitch machine is a Singer 221 featherweight... you can't beat the great stitch and portability in these old jewels. I use my for piecing and I also love my Singer...
02-03-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,251
Posted By mamagrande

I love those old shows...i am 77 and although I...

I love those old shows...i am 77 and although I don't dress like an old lady I do dress my age. I do have problems with my legs so I can't wear very high heels..only 2" heels when I dress up.

I...
Forum: Main
02-03-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,788
Posted By mamagrande

This my favorite because my DH said it was his. ...

This my favorite because my DH said it was his. He passed last May and now I can't sell or give..although I have been offered $500. for it.
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01-29-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,195
Posted By mamagrande

I like Vaseline intensive care healing serum. It...

I like Vaseline intensive care healing serum. It is not like the Vaseline ointment this one works into your hands and is not greasy. I like to work in the garden an usually forget to use gloves so...
01-27-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By mamagrande

Here in California, you need a resale permit from...

Here in California, you need a resale permit from the state and then each city has a different sales tax. The person putting on the show usually has a chart of the sales tax for the city that you...
01-21-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,216
Posted By mamagrande

Finishing a quilt First blooms on the peach...

Finishing a quilt
First blooms on the peach trees
A freshly cut lawn.
A clean flower bed.
Holding my first great grand baby.
A clean kitchen in the evening.
A good book..with all the time to...
Forum: Main
01-15-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,973
Posted By mamagrande

I have been quilting for others for over 3 yrs. ...

I have been quilting for others for over 3 yrs. I only do pantos and I charge 1 to 1.7 sq inch depending on the density of the pattern and I use solid and varigated Aurifil thread. Others around...
Forum: Main
01-15-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,223
Posted By mamagrande

Congratulations!! Great for someone young enough...

Congratulations!! Great for someone young enough to enjoy something bigger and better.. i am on the other end...downsizing but will look for something that will fit a 10' long arm table.
12-18-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,091
Posted By mamagrande

When I took over the spare bedroom I took the...

When I took over the spare bedroom I took the doors of the 2 closets and had my son install shelving and I just folded the fabric and kinda arranged them by theme, 30, flannel, children, floral, etc....
Forum: Main
12-18-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,851
Posted By mamagrande

Another log cabin question, log or strips?

So I am making a log cabin quilt and I am using EB method of sewing in strips and cutting them apart..I have also make one before and the logs where cut to the specific size and then pieced together....
Forum: Main
12-12-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,165
Posted By mamagrande

Best size for log cabin strips?

I am making a log cabin quilt that will measure between 95"- 100" square. I was wondering what size strips do most of you like to use. I have Eleanor Burns log cabin book and she give the...
Forum: Main
12-11-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By mamagrande

I have always used pellon 911 and have used a...

I have always used pellon 911 and have used a damp towel to iron it to the t-shirts. I wet the towel, wring it out and then steam the pellon on...( i also get a facial, haha). I have found that it...
Forum: Main
11-30-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,023
Posted By mamagrande

I had several pieces and my daughter had several...

I had several pieces and my daughter had several pieces also so I just pieced them randomly backed it with flannel and longarm quilted it. They used it as a carpet in their bedroom. but like other...
Forum: Main
11-25-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,819
Posted By mamagrande

My favorite are the double in three colors, there...

My favorite are the double in three colors, there is light gray in the middle of the chain.
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Forum: Main
11-24-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,857
Posted By mamagrande

Ha ha ha ...Youngduncan...I did that one year, i...

Ha ha ha ...Youngduncan...I did that one year, i didn't have time to make a Christmas table runner but I had plenty of Christmas fabric. I ironed the ends at a point and placed on the table under a...
Forum: Main
11-21-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By mamagrande

The LQS is so overbooked that they are not...

The LQS is so overbooked that they are not accepting any quilts until after Feb. of 2019, so I have 2 done and 4 more to go before Dec 5, they need to be mailed for Christmas, then I have 3 for...
Forum: Main
11-18-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By mamagrande

Longarm quilters...have you retired any patterns that are difficult?

Those of you that use hand guided machines, are there any patterns that you don't like to use. I dislike circles and have just refused to quilt them for customers. Recently I was asked to quilts...
11-03-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,433
Posted By mamagrande

My "L" is gone and my "n" is fading. But I don't...

My "L" is gone and my "n" is fading. But I don't really need the letters, I guide myself by the little bumps on the F & J...but I do need the numbers. I could never learn them by touch. My computer...
11-01-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By mamagrande

I usually ask to be seated where it seems to be...

I usually ask to be seated where it seems to be more quiet. Sometimes I need a table because I am short and I sink in a booth and I feel like a child with the table up to my neck.

oops, back to...
10-25-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By mamagrande

Welcome from Central California, I also do some...

Welcome from Central California, I also do some long arm quilting and this board has helped me on several occasions. I like that fact that they are encouraging and not judging. You will like it...
10-24-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,692
Posted By mamagrande

We are having nice fall weather 70s - 80s daytime...

We are having nice fall weather 70s - 80s daytime and 40s-50s night...a little rain early Oct but mostly dry and dusty.. It is nice gardening weather. Have lots of pomegranetes and persimmons, the...
Forum: Main
10-13-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,192
Posted By mamagrande

Thank you for you input.. I have hobbs 80/20, so...

Thank you for you input.. I have hobbs 80/20, so I am going to run out and get some thin batting.
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