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11-25-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,768
Posted By helenquilt

Can't believe you would put you quilting above a...

Can't believe you would put you quilting above a SON who does his own laundry. Just kidding
Forum: Main
10-28-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,027
Posted By helenquilt

Start with small items like a lap quilt. Just...

Start with small items like a lap quilt. Just play with your quilting. Maybe quilt different in each block. Finish it a donate to a local shelter even if it is a dog shelter. They will be glad to get...
10-24-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By helenquilt

It is new to me but if you have a treadle machine...

It is new to me but if you have a treadle machine could it be used to put the belt on the big wheel so you don't mash you finger?
Forum: Pictures
10-16-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,954
Posted By helenquilt

Oh so pretty, How many TV shows did you watch...

Oh so pretty, How many TV shows did you watch while working on this??
Forum: Pictures
10-14-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,139
Posted By helenquilt

Your chair is beautiful. Brought back memories,...

Your chair is beautiful. Brought back memories, when my children were small and money was so tight I patched together scraps(from the factory where I worked) to cover a couch. We used it for several...
Forum: Pictures
10-10-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,960
Posted By helenquilt

Love your quilting

Love your quilting
Forum: Pictures
10-10-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,384
Posted By helenquilt

No wonder it got a ribbon, you color choice is...

No wonder it got a ribbon, you color choice is great
Forum: Main
09-28-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,972
Posted By helenquilt

It takes patience but you can quilt any size...

It takes patience but you can quilt any size quilt on the small machines. I just finished a 110x120 on an old Bernia. Be sure to pin or baste very close together and go for it.
Forum: Pictures
09-21-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,169
Posted By helenquilt

The secret to the small machine is plenty of room...

The secret to the small machine is plenty of room to rest the heavy quilt which I see you have. This quilt is beautiful
Forum: Main
09-20-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,890
Posted By helenquilt

I have one on my bed in NTexas right now that...

I have one on my bed in NTexas right now that does not have any batting. The lining is a little heavy because that is some material I already had but I have realy enjoyed it this summer. Sometimes by...
09-13-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,046
Posted By helenquilt

+Thanks so much, I have a bag full in the...

+Thanks so much, I have a bag full in the closet.I am going to do them this way
09-06-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By helenquilt

I tried for a month on one only to finally remove...

I tried for a month on one only to finally remove the bobbin case and fine a very small piece of thread. Hope it is that simple
09-06-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,063
Posted By helenquilt

I don't know you question but I made some one...

I don't know you question but I made some one time with a window shade backing and so know you can't fold it. I presume it is just you backing with fabric on top. Cut the backing the exact size the...
Forum: Main
09-06-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,179
Posted By helenquilt

I only have an older Bernia and I just quilted on...

I only have an older Bernia and I just quilted on 120"x110" double wedding ring. The key to this is pin (or in my case a friend basted my quilt on her long arm, might check out the price of having...
Forum: Pictures
09-05-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,769
Posted By helenquilt

My mother made Christmas Tree Skirts in a circle ...

My mother made Christmas Tree Skirts in a circle with a round hole in the middle and split out to the edge. She sent one to a sister in law out of state and got a wonderful thankyou note telling her...
Forum: Main
09-05-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,804
Posted By helenquilt

Nothing I enjoy more than finishing the old...

Nothing I enjoy more than finishing the old quilts (before they are laundered) and enoy them. After they are quilted they can be washed carefully. Then you nice old clean quilts. My family are garage...
Forum: Pictures
09-04-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,967
Posted By helenquilt

I am in this Texas heat and just last week burned...

I am in this Texas heat and just last week burned my hand on the steering wheel. May have to make me one. It is so cute
Forum: Main
09-03-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,004
Posted By helenquilt

I was there 2 yrs ago. Didn't have time to shop...

I was there 2 yrs ago. Didn't have time to shop so just bought a kit. Had a great time making it and it hangs in my living room . It is autum colors with the bald eagle applicaded on top.
So glad...
Forum: Main
08-29-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,117
Posted By helenquilt

If the quilt is rather small you might also put a...

If the quilt is rather small you might also put a rod pocket at the bottom so you could insert a small rod to make a pull on it to keep it straight.
08-28-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,829
Posted By helenquilt

With their own machine be sure to go over the...

With their own machine be sure to go over the details of threading EVERY time they come and let them do a test sewing to see if anything is out of line. When they are out of your sight kids like to...
Forum: Main
08-26-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,824
Posted By helenquilt

Don't know if this would work but I have a kidney...

Don't know if this would work but I have a kidney shaped board made to lay across the arms of my chair. I use it to hold my books when reading. You might be able to lay it across your lap and put the...
Forum: Pictures
08-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,967
Posted By helenquilt

Wedding Quilt

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I hope the picture is attached. I made this for my Brother who just got married. He is 70 yrs old. His new bride had never had a quilt. He was in tears when he saw it on the bed.
Forum: Pictures
08-19-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,273
Posted By helenquilt

Wedding Quilt

My 70 yr old brother just married, this is what I made for their wedding present. Her favorite bedroom color is green. Thanks for looking Haven't posted in a long time sure hope I did it right 488285
Forum: Pictures
08-19-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,033
Posted By helenquilt

This quilt is so pretty, if she doesn't like it...

This quilt is so pretty, if she doesn't like it it is beatiful on your bed.
08-14-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By helenquilt

Don't have a pattern but remember putting the...

Don't have a pattern but remember putting the fried zucannia in the pocket because the teacher made us eat everything we cooked and I could not stand it that day. A flashback to 1947
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