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05-19-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,385
Posted By irishrose

I would never buy quilting cottons that were...

I would never buy quilting cottons that were ripped. They aren't always straight on the bolts and because they are wound while damp, it is too hard to straighten them. I did recently buy muslin from...
08-13-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,055
Posted By irishrose

Hi, everyone. I am a the library again. I need to...

Hi, everyone. I am a the library again. I need to get my computer fixed. I finished the circle quilt, but when I went to take a picture, my camera wouldn't work. I used my phone, but have never tried...
Forum: Main
07-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,914
Posted By irishrose

I ran into that problem today. I need enough...

I ran into that problem today. I need enough black for one 2" by 8.5" strip. The only fabric store I have available only had one black and it's far from a match. I did purchase a small amount and...
Forum: Main
07-24-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,325
Posted By irishrose

I like it. I've done a 16 patch cut on the...

I like it. I've done a 16 patch cut on the diagonal, but not a 9 patch.
07-23-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,760
Posted By irishrose

I think that was my last walk until the cast...

I think that was my last walk until the cast comes off. I'm sure the plates are okay, but the skin feels a little irritated. Too much friction. I can hold off 6 more days. Never thought I'd be...
07-22-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,760
Posted By irishrose

I did it. I went for a walk this evening - only...

I did it. I went for a walk this evening - only to the corner and back. I think the furgirls are pulling for the dog walker as they had to have a quick refresher course in how to walk like lady. I'm...
07-22-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 305,330
Posted By irishrose

Mrs Finch, You are right about the contrast. I...

Mrs Finch, You are right about the contrast. I just sold my crinkle 128. I like your Bento Box.

GreyQ, very pretty bag.

AnnieRose, my 301, has a Drunkard's Path type quilt in batiks on her...
07-22-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,760
Posted By irishrose

bjsmith, are you planning on a batik quilt? You...

bjsmith, are you planning on a batik quilt? You make sure to check in every week so I have a feeling your weight loss is going well.

Pat, I almost took the dogs on a very short walk Sunday night,...
Forum: Main
07-21-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,212
Posted By irishrose

I used a 80/20 cotton/poly and wanted it puffier,...

I used a 80/20 cotton/poly and wanted it puffier, so I added a layer of lightweight poly on top of the first batt. Perfect! It didn't make the quilting any more difficult.
07-20-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,760
Posted By irishrose

Congratulations, Pat. Our fair is coming up and I...

Congratulations, Pat. Our fair is coming up and I have a couple I could enter. Your avatar deserves to be best of show.
I'll chose a batik tomorrow and get in the mail. It won't be hard - they are...
Forum: Pictures
07-20-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,618
Posted By irishrose

Love the fabrics, the colors and the pattern....

Love the fabrics, the colors and the pattern. Great job!
07-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,503
Posted By irishrose

They local 4H is starting a quilting class this...

They local 4H is starting a quilting class this month. I have been debating calling the director to see if they help. I would assume they have instructors in place if the class is posted, but many...
07-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 79,024
Posted By irishrose

I ventured into a fabric store yesterday. I...

I ventured into a fabric store yesterday. I needed 2/3 of a yard of a blender. I got it, but I also bought a yard of a blue batik. Both will be used before the week is up. I left a pretty purple...
Forum: Pictures
07-16-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,128
Posted By irishrose

Very pretty. I like flowers and anything on the...

Very pretty. I like flowers and anything on the diagonal, so this one is a winner.
Forum: Main
07-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,300
Posted By irishrose

Jeanne S, I like that pattern a lot. The dotted...

Jeanne S, I like that pattern a lot. The dotted fabric is perfect for it.
Forum: Main
07-16-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,217
Posted By irishrose

What a pretty quilt. I am amazed at how well...

What a pretty quilt. I am amazed at how well everything lines up since you are visually impaired. You are an inspiration to all of us.
Forum: Pictures
07-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,314
Posted By irishrose

A beary special gift!

A beary special gift!
07-12-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,771
Posted By irishrose

I have scrubbed several with Oxiclean then sewing...

I have scrubbed several with Oxiclean then sewing machine oil. It did a good job. When you've done all you can do, seal it up with a bar of Irish Spring soap. One of the brothers from HGTV is...
Forum: Pictures
07-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,023
Posted By irishrose

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Pictures
07-11-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,496
Posted By irishrose

Gorgeous quilt - colors, pattern, quilting, etc.

Gorgeous quilt - colors, pattern, quilting, etc.
07-10-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,760
Posted By irishrose

Oh, I have my instructor picked out and he will...

Oh, I have my instructor picked out and he will be perfect. It's just my mental block I have to get past - who wants to be the old whatever in a class of pretty bodies? That's why I've asked him to...
07-09-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,760
Posted By irishrose

KQ, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1983 so...

KQ, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1983 so I'd like to hear your story. I have a massage therapist who has helped a lot, but I need to start putting some space between my visits to him. I wish...
Forum: Main
07-07-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,657
Posted By irishrose

I am a cut as you go quilter. I cut, sew, cut,...

I am a cut as you go quilter. I cut, sew, cut, sew, etc. Right now I have scrappy batik on the wall and need to see what colors I need before I cut. My arthritic hands would have a hard time cutting...
07-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 3,978,571
Posted By irishrose

My little 128 blackside went to a new home today....

My little 128 blackside went to a new home today. The young man would have bought anything that said Singer on it, but my 301s are not for sale. Actually, I 'd sell the mocha long bed, but not until...
Forum: Main
07-07-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,772
Posted By irishrose

I mix any prewashed fabrics. I want them to have...

I mix any prewashed fabrics. I want them to have all their shrinkage out of their system. I am making an all batik quilt right now and I know at least two of the fabrics aren't batiks, but they look...
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