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Forum: Pictures
06-10-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 33,421
Posted By Fabric Galore

What a beautiful quilt and it looks like a...

What a beautiful quilt and it looks like a difficult pattern until you explained it was a variation of 9-patches. I would like to make a quilt like that. Congratulations on your quilting.
Forum: Main
06-10-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,784
Posted By Fabric Galore

When I first started quilting in 1980 they used...

When I first started quilting in 1980 they used formaldehyde to set the colors in fabric. I could barely stand to be in the quilt shop for any length of time. The only solution is to wash them and...
Forum: Main
06-03-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 689
Posted By Fabric Galore

Welcome from sunny Florida. I hope you enjoy this...

Welcome from sunny Florida. I hope you enjoy this board as much as I do. I have learned so much from all of the other quilters on this board and they are always so helpful.
06-03-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,688
Posted By Fabric Galore

Congratulations on your new sewing room. I would...

Congratulations on your new sewing room. I would make one suggestion. Have an Ott light so you can sew when the natural lighting isn't good. I bought mine when it was on sale at Joann's and I...
Forum: Main
06-03-2021, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By Fabric Galore

That binding would be too narrow for me. I cut my...

That binding would be too narrow for me. I cut my binding 3" wide and use a 1/2" seam when I sew it onto the quilt. That makes the edge of the quilt fill the binding and I like the looks. I learned...
06-03-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 383
Posted By Fabric Galore

Welcome from sunny Florida. I also love the...

Welcome from sunny Florida. I also love the videos on You Tube. It inspired me to start making crumb blocks from the many scraps I have accumulated over 40 years of quilting. I am currently watching...
Forum: Main
06-03-2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Fabric Galore

I'm sorry for your loss. I was also widowed and...

I'm sorry for your loss. I was also widowed and it took me a long time to get over it. You are so blessed that your mom and sister were there to help you make these quilts. I hope they bring comfort...
Forum: Pictures
06-03-2021, 04:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,151
Posted By Fabric Galore

A wonderful quilt full of memories. I'm sure his...

A wonderful quilt full of memories. I'm sure his wife and daughters will find comfort with this quilt and gifts. I did the same thing with my mom's house dresses when she died and I gave the quilt to...
06-03-2021, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By Fabric Galore

Welcome from sunny Florida. We have a special...

Welcome from sunny Florida. We have a special forum for quilters who use antique machines and I'm sure they can give you all kinds of information. Good luck.
Forum: Main
06-03-2021, 04:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 689
Posted By Fabric Galore

Welcome from Central Florida. I hope you learn as...

Welcome from Central Florida. I hope you learn as much from this board as I have. Lovely people more than willing to help you out and answer any questions.
06-03-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By Fabric Galore

My cutting table is 36 x 72". I make a lot of...

My cutting table is 36 x 72". I make a lot of large quilts and I also use it for sandwiching my quilts. I have an ironing pad on top of some old kitchen cabinets that is 20 x 60". I am fortunate to...
Forum: Pictures
05-31-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By Fabric Galore

You did a beautiful job on both quilts. I love...

You did a beautiful job on both quilts. I love the FMQ and you are quite the expert. I am still struggling with my FMQ and you inspire me to keep practicing.
Forum: Pictures
05-31-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By Fabric Galore

Your friend is very fortunate to have you make a...

Your friend is very fortunate to have you make a lovely baby quilt for her. You did a beautiful job on the quilt.
05-27-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Fabric Galore

Welcome back. It's easy to get side-tracked. I...

Welcome back. It's easy to get side-tracked. I was busy knitting and crocheting clothing for my large family and that really dug into my quilting time but now I am back to quilting for at least 1...
05-27-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By Fabric Galore

Welcome from sunny Florida! I really enjoy this...

Welcome from sunny Florida! I really enjoy this board and I have learned a lot by participating in block of the month and various challenges. There is always someone to help you when you have a...
Forum: Pictures
05-27-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,983
Posted By Fabric Galore

The quilt is lovely and your FMQ is top notch....

The quilt is lovely and your FMQ is top notch. What a great job you did on this quilt. I know your guests will admire this wall hanging when they arrive.
Forum: Pictures
05-24-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,500
Posted By Fabric Galore

Thanks for the referral to the you tube video. I...

Thanks for the referral to the you tube video. I watched it and I marveled at how even her stitches were. I love the pattern. I had already practiced paisley quilting but I loved her combo.
05-24-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By Fabric Galore

Welcome from central Florida. You will love this...

Welcome from central Florida. You will love this board with all of the helpful hints and suggestions from other members. I have learned so much about quilting since I joined this board and I hope you...
05-24-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By Fabric Galore

Welcome from central Florida, USA. I use to have...

Welcome from central Florida, USA. I use to have my sewing machine on a card table and I had to take it down every time I finished sewing. I am now blessed to have a large room for all of my...
05-24-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Fabric Galore

I had sticker shock when I went shopping for...

I had sticker shock when I went shopping for dress patterns for my DD. I have patterns that I paid $.99 or $1.99. $10.00 was considered exorbitant for a pattern and now they go for $20 or more. I...
Forum: Main
05-24-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,372
Posted By Fabric Galore

That would be great for FMQ because you could see...

That would be great for FMQ because you could see exactly where your needle is positioned. I don't know if my motor skills are good enough to FMQ at a high speed but I am certainly interested in your...
Forum: Pictures
05-23-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,543
Posted By Fabric Galore

What a beautiful quilt. I hope your brother...

What a beautiful quilt. I hope your brother appreciates all of the time and talent you put into his quilt. I love the design you chose to border the center panel.
Forum: Pictures
05-23-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,662
Posted By Fabric Galore

Great quilts. You have been busy. I made my great...

Great quilts. You have been busy. I made my great grandson a dinosaur quilt for his 3rd birthday last year and he loves it. I machine embroidered the dinosaurs with some of the many embroidery...
Forum: Main
05-23-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,150
Posted By Fabric Galore

What a beautiful quilt. It is definitely a...

What a beautiful quilt. It is definitely a winner. Congratulations.
Forum: Main
05-23-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By Fabric Galore

I have a similar frame that I used for hand...

I have a similar frame that I used for hand quilting but the arthritis in my hands became so bad that I had to give up hand quilting. I am now struggling trying to get large quilts to fit on my...
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