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03-06-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,289
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Geri, PaperPieces.com has the Millifiore Quilts...

Geri, PaperPieces.com has the Millifiore Quilts book by Willyne Hammerstein. La Passacaglia is the name of the most popular quilt in that book. This quilt is based on pentagons, not hexagons. It...
Forum: Pictures
06-25-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,038
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

I, too, have the OCD/ADD problem, but now that...

I, too, have the OCD/ADD problem, but now that I'm "old" I can finally say, "So what!" I had a little help with this attitude adjustment when I was putting my units together for this same quilt! I...
03-10-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,827
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

You can get a "secretary's" chair which doesn't...

You can get a "secretary's" chair which doesn't have arms at all. Why pay for something that you don't need? I love my office chair & it's lumbar support feature. Folding chairs aren't tall enough...
Forum: Pictures
03-06-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,846
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

To Everyone, Thank you for all the compliments! I...

To Everyone, Thank you for all the compliments! I thought maybe some of you would like to see the back of the Rose of Sharon quilt. I used matching thread, so the quilting is very visible. Don't look...
Forum: Pictures
03-06-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,846
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

I never really left, just lurk a lot!

I never really left, just lurk a lot!
03-05-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 74,818
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Here is a photo of how I organized my blocks....

Here is a photo of how I organized my blocks. This was done during that era when PCs weren't on every table in America!

Also found some more photos & one of the finished center hung up so It's...
03-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 74,818
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Gus asked me to post some photos of my Baby Jane...

Gus asked me to post some photos of my Baby Jane quilt. I named her Jane's Journey as some of the fabric was purchased in New Hampshire & journeyed with me when we moved to Wisconsin. She was worked...
Forum: Pictures
03-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,846
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Avatar Pictures

I've been asked to post a couple of my avatar quilts, so here they are.

#1, my current avatar - made for my Goddaughter, whose favorite color is red!!!
#2, Peswara, a master-pieced quilt, pattern...
Forum: Main
03-03-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,901
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

If you are talking about a rotating mat, go...

If you are talking about a rotating mat, go big!!!! I have the 12" one & It's too small for a 12" block due to seam allowances.
02-25-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,250
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

I do. I just posted a couple of photos here: ...

I do. I just posted a couple of photos here:

http://www.quiltingboard.com/mission-organization-f23/we-need-see-some-tiny-sewing-spaces-t241017-5.html

You'll need to scroll down a little.

I...
02-25-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,264
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

P.S. Some day I plan on getting blinds in all the...

P.S. Some day I plan on getting blinds in all the windows, but for now, I had some fabric that I wasn't sure what to do with, so I ran a casing up on them & shoved them on tension rods. I felt like...
02-25-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,264
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

We recently moved & downsized. I tried sewing in...

We recently moved & downsized. I tried sewing in the living room, but it was smack in the center of everything, so I moved into a corner of our bedroom. We have window seats that are nothing more...
Forum: Main
02-09-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,695
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

If the center of block is going "on point," it...

If the center of block is going "on point," it will have some strange measurements. Keep in mind that when you are making HST units, the seam allowance addition is 7/8". Like above, I would play with...
Forum: Pictures
02-09-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,343
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Cute, cute, cute!!!

Cute, cute, cute!!!
Forum: Pictures
01-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,156
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Aren't they cute!!! I think I saved that pattern...

Aren't they cute!!! I think I saved that pattern from somewhere. Too cute!
Forum: Pictures
01-14-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,804
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

How cool is this. I love the fact that you don't...

How cool is this. I love the fact that you don't have many seams to match up. That makes it fun for me to do. Will try this when I have this type of leftover. Thanks for the idea!
01-11-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,614
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

I feel for you! We downsized last summer, so I am...

I feel for you! We downsized last summer, so I am well aware of what is needed to feel organized. I have spent the last couple of weeks rearranging everything sewing-related & I finally came up with...
12-30-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,692
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Don't you just love Connecting Threads thread? I...

Don't you just love Connecting Threads thread? I am always ordering more colors as I do tons of applique & prefer to use matching thread. I store my threads in clear shoeboxes, sorted by color. They...
Forum: Main
12-23-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,809
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Made my first quilt in 1974 & I never knew it was...

Made my first quilt in 1974 & I never knew it was the sewing thread. I, too, thought they were talking about a thread in the fabric. And, I'm not even a blond!!! Sowwy, sew bery sowwy......(hanging...
Forum: Pictures
12-23-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,370
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Absolutely stunning! I've never considered...

Absolutely stunning! I've never considered setting a log cabin on point, but this is fantastic!

Merry CHRISTmas!
Forum: Main
12-23-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,467
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Bought my Fiskars 24" x 36" mat while we were...

Bought my Fiskars 24" x 36" mat while we were still living in Wisconsin. Left there in 2001. Still using the mat & it's 2013 & w moves later. I am a heavy quilter, so it has gotten lots of use. Price...
Forum: Main
12-23-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,683
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

Just have to say, they are fun! I made these 2 as...

Just have to say, they are fun! I made these 2 as gifties for a couple of quilting buds recently. If they're mistaken for potholders, them someone is not looking. We live where everything sweats as...
12-22-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,336
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

I do a lot of applique & I use matching thread. I...

I do a lot of applique & I use matching thread. I store my threads in clear plastic shoe boxes. If you look at the pic, they are on the wall on top of the shelves. I sort by color. OK, I'm a thread...
Forum: Recipes
12-16-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,773
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

If you have access to a sauce called Clyde's or...

If you have access to a sauce called Clyde's or Claude's in a glass jar, it makes the best & easiest brisket ever. You put the meat into a Reynold's cooking bag, that is in a baking pan for support,...
Forum: Main
12-10-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,170
Posted By QuiltswithConvicts

I save most pieces. I use the very lightweight...

I save most pieces. I use the very lightweight Pellon fusible interfacing in place of Heat Press to fuse the strips/pieces together. However, I also zig-zag on the reverse side of the batting at the...
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