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Forum: Pictures
06-06-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 25,149
Posted By frannella

Hi Kelpers77--I think I have successfully...

Hi Kelpers77--I think I have successfully uploaded a picture of Carol Goin's "My Irish Grandma Sue" quilt published in Quiltmaker magazine March/April 2005, Issue # 102, pp 56-60. You can still find...
Forum: Pictures
06-05-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 25,149
Posted By frannella

March/April 2005 issue # 102 of "Quiltmaker"...

March/April 2005 issue # 102 of "Quiltmaker" magazine features a really pretty Irish Chain Sunbonnet (pp 56-60) designed by Carol Goin.
Forum: Pictures
06-05-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 25,149
Posted By frannella

Border Advice

Lovely quilt; wonderful fabrics. I like the pieced border very much, but I think that to tie the mostly pastel quilt and white borders together, your vine border could be enhanced by a black (or...
Forum: Main
03-16-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,907
Posted By frannella

If you are asking about The Grace Company's Cutie...

If you are asking about The Grace Company's Cutie Frame vs their Q-Zone Hoop Frame, I understand the Q-zone has a larger foot print and know it runs $1200+ vs the Cutie (under $700 on sale right...
Forum: Main
10-31-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,162
Posted By frannella

I have held on to JoAnn's fabric from the 70s and...

I have held on to JoAnn's fabric from the 70s and 80s (and every other kind of fabric from any period) even though I would never use it in a quilt. Primarily, I use this fabric to make FMQ practice...
Forum: Main
09-08-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By frannella

Bearis--thank you so much for these great...

Bearis--thank you so much for these great suggestions. I like them both almost equally. I did find a Moda Bella (love those color cards) called Indigo for the binding--a perfect cross between the...
Forum: Main
09-05-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By frannella

Pictures of Older Quilt with Frayed Edges

Hi--I finally have pictures to show you. Sorry it has taken so long. Not sure I know how to upload them, but at least I have them. ;->) Here goes:
Forum: Main
08-18-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By frannella

bearisgray, I have never mastered appending...

bearisgray, I have never mastered appending photos but will give it a try or wait until the weekend when my son will be around. Thank you
Forum: Main
08-16-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By frannella

Reinforcing Edges Before Replacing Binding on a 60s-ish quilt?

Hi- I am trying to help a friend reinforce a quilt so that she can put it back on a bed without damaging it. My friend inherited the quilt from her mother who, in turn, was given the quilt by a...
Forum: Main
08-15-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,520
Posted By frannella

donna--this machine can be bought and set up as a...

donna--this machine can be bought and set up as a sit-down long arm (you move the fabric under the needle) which runs $6k. It can also be bought and set up as a frame long arm (you move the machine...
Forum: Main
08-10-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,520
Posted By frannella

Thank you BonnieJP. I am really pleased to hear...

Thank you BonnieJP. I am really pleased to hear you're still loving your Juki. Appreciate, too, your advice and tips on FMQ. I am pretty much in the same camp as you--can't really draw, but I want...
Forum: Main
08-10-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,520
Posted By frannella

Hi--GiGi--you can probably get the table...

Hi--GiGi--you can probably get the table extensions from Allbrands, too. judge from how solid the table is without extensions, I can only guess that the extensions are very solid (= very heavy) too....
Forum: Main
08-07-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,520
Posted By frannella

Juki J-350QVP (Juki's sit down long arm for FMQing)

Hi Bonnie, LaRae, & others. I have been eyeing this model since it first came out (in 2018?) and finally bought one last week as a Covid shut-in antidote. I am a rank beginner when it comes to...
Forum: Main
11-05-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,561
Posted By frannella

Copycat--for a narrow border like yours, I would...

Copycat--for a narrow border like yours, I would mark my lines using a cross-hatch stencil (so many companies offer them in a variety of configurations) and a water-soluble marker. Like Tartan, I...
Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By frannella

or else try Spot Shot carpet cleaner--no fooling,...

or else try Spot Shot carpet cleaner--no fooling, this stuff is miraculous and seemingly works on a variety of media. Recently marked about 6 inches of a quilting pattern on my quilt top before...
Forum: Main
11-02-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,584
Posted By frannella

Adjusting Stitch Length to Prevent Unraveling

Iceblossom--couldnt agree more but what SL do you consider optimal for piecing? I sew on a Bernina too and I use a 1.85 SL for curved seams and a 2.0 for piecing....I walking foot quilt at 2.5.
Forum: Main
11-01-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,584
Posted By frannella

Tartan, thank you. That's an excellent idea. I...

Tartan, thank you. That's an excellent idea. I often sew 1/4 inch around the perimeter of my quilt sandwich, most often BEFORE quilting the sandwich. ;->) Now I think I will do that before and...
Forum: Main
11-01-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,584
Posted By frannella

Starting/Stopping Quilting Stitches Off the Quilt Top in the Extra Batting & Backing?

I am increasingly encountering the suggestion that one start/stop quilting stitches in the 'extra' batting and backing border off the quilt top to secure the threads. I am seeing this in Ruler Work...
Forum: Main
10-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By frannella

Quilted sunshine in Utah, thanks for the info! I...

Quilted sunshine in Utah, thanks for the info! I am going to do a web search for Shannon Cuddle immediately. ;->)
Forum: Main
10-06-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 136,584
Posted By frannella

Awesome! Good luck with the move but keep on...

Awesome! Good luck with the move but keep on quiltin'!
Forum: Main
10-02-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,629
Posted By frannella

I also agree with Red Garnet and with you. In...

I also agree with Red Garnet and with you. In practice, I usually replicate quilts only when I have given the first effort away and feel the overwhelming need to replace it.
Forum: Main
07-23-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 136,584
Posted By frannella

Nanna-Up-North---I have the little brown bird...

Nanna-Up-North---I have the little brown bird book and cd. Years ago, I thought I would put this quilt on my bucket list. But I have come to realize there is NO WAY I could ever possibly attempt...
06-20-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By frannella

Help--TQB mssg text and/or pictures missing from posts

My apologies if I am posting this in the wrong place, but several times over the past month when I click on the title of a post, I see the Title Header, Signature of poster, and a footer, but no text...
Forum: Main
05-21-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,947
Posted By frannella

For future reference, small-scale floral prints...

For future reference, small-scale floral prints are perfect for color wash quilts, and a quilter needs So many to create a color wash quilt, the idea being that one uses a print only once or twice. ...
Forum: Main
03-14-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,699
Posted By frannella

Close! I think it's...

Close! I think it's https://longarmuniversity.com/MachinesForSale.html#sale
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