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Forum: Main
07-02-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,263
Posted By Petey

I use the 2nd method - took a class from Karen...

I use the 2nd method - took a class from Karen Kay Buckley - she uses the heat resistant mylar plastic for templates - make once use many times (she files the edges of the template with an emery...
Forum: Main
06-20-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,806
Posted By Petey

I bought the grip strips and did not like them...

I bought the grip strips and did not like them for one reason only - they attach to the back of the ruler and make it sit 1/4" off the fabric which made my ruler unstable or at least to me. But try...
Forum: Main
06-13-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,801
Posted By Petey

I am working on a hexie GMG - I also use the...

I am working on a hexie GMG - I also use the lader stitch - 1/8 inch per stitch - you really can't see the ladder stitch - it is very forgiving.
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,741
Posted By Petey

What a wondeful wall hanging for a kitchen I like...

What a wondeful wall hanging for a kitchen I like the choc. sashing...so cofeeee like
Forum: Main
06-03-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By Petey

I use Bubble Jet - after it is dried and ready to...

I use Bubble Jet - after it is dried and ready to go - you iron it onto freezer paper and run it thru your printer to print onto it your label words - peel off the freezer paper and sew it on. the...
Forum: Pictures
05-27-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,568
Posted By Petey

How to add a space - I don't have a Janome but a...

How to add a space - I don't have a Janome but a Viking and for the life of me could not figure out how to add a space - on the alphabet wheel or number wheel there should be a shape that looks like...
Forum: Main
05-23-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,399
Posted By Petey

Most of the blocks are not conducive to paper...

Most of the blocks are not conducive to paper piecing because that is what I thought I would do - pp them - Do other Janiacs have an oppion about this? I know that there is a web site were people...
Forum: Main
05-22-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,664
Posted By Petey

I have done sashiko - am doing some now. I have...

I have done sashiko - am doing some now. I have a novel approach to getting the design onto the front of the fabric. I copy what ever pattern I like onto freezer paper via the copier and iron the...
Forum: Main
05-21-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,961
Posted By Petey

I have a Barnett hoop 14" - this is what I don't...

I have a Barnett hoop 14" - this is what I don't like about it - Helou is right it needs to angle and it isn't- so I hunch over it and therefore it is uncomfortable. Also it is too big for me - I am...
Forum: Pictures
05-08-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,162
Posted By Petey

It looks like a "9-patch Pizzazz" by Judy...

It looks like a "9-patch Pizzazz" by Judy Sisneros or very similar - check her book out - I have made about 3 of these types of quilts - it is great for showing off fabric motiff - If you thought of...
Forum: Main
05-08-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Petey

Ok Judylg - here is what I did with my sashiko...

Ok Judylg - here is what I did with my sashiko thread - I put the double thread thru the needle ( used a bigger needle here) then pulled the thread to the back and looped it thru double loop - then...
Forum: Main
05-08-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 23,356
Posted By Petey

I took a Karen Kay Buckley class on applique -...

I took a Karen Kay Buckley class on applique - she recommends Magic Sizing for the following reasons - starch can produce white flakes on fabric while sizing does not, does not stain you ironing...
Forum: Pictures
05-07-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,064
Posted By Petey

What a great find - I think they would work great...

What a great find - I think they would work great in any type of quilt - you would need to dry clean.
Forum: Main
05-07-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Petey

MarLeClair - what a great way of securing the...

MarLeClair - what a great way of securing the thread - I am going to try this - Thanks for idea.
Forum: Main
04-29-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By Petey

My understanding is that a 1/4" is a 1/4" and a...

My understanding is that a 1/4" is a 1/4" and a scant 1/4" is 3/16" - as long as you are consistant in the making of the quilt use whatever you like. If your block has a lot of pieces they say a...
Forum: Main
04-28-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Petey

I bought one based on the comments from other...

I bought one based on the comments from other board members - I have used it one time on three blades that were in poor shape. I only used the fine honed stone - I ground each blade 3 times on each...
Forum: Main
04-05-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,454
Posted By Petey

I took a class with Diane Rode Schneck at City...

I took a class with Diane Rode Schneck at City Quilter in NYC - this is the method she teaches. What is good about it is: 1) You copy the pattern onto the back using any marker you like. 2) then you...
04-02-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,588
Posted By Petey

Oh boy just what I needed another quilt...

Oh boy just what I needed another quilt pattern...really. Thanks.
04-02-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,877
Posted By Petey

Those were great thanks a lot.

Those were great thanks a lot.
Forum: Main
03-27-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,520
Posted By Petey

You really need to see Nancy Lee Chong's video on...

You really need to see Nancy Lee Chong's video on Hawaiian quilting (Pacific Rim) you can buy it from her for the most up to date one or you can get it from the public library. It is a fantastic...
Forum: Main
03-24-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,093
Posted By Petey

Thanks for the web sites - I needed a place to go...

Thanks for the web sites - I needed a place to go to that explained it all.
Forum: Pictures
03-23-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,982
Posted By Petey

If you are sewing you hexies by machine you are...

If you are sewing you hexies by machine you are making a "Y" seam - go to youtubes and look for a tute on "Y" seams - there is a trick to it. It is something you need to actually see to understand.
03-17-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By Petey

They have their fabrics organized really well - I...

They have their fabrics organized really well - I subscribed to them and the prices are good. Thank you
Forum: Main
03-13-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,396
Posted By Petey

I use a modified Karen Kay Buckley method - I use...

I use a modified Karen Kay Buckley method - I use double freezer paper - iron to fabric - cut out with a 1/4 or 1/8 seam allowance - paint on magic sizing or best press on the seam allowance then...
Forum: Main
03-11-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By Petey

I bought mine at a quilt show where a guy was...

I bought mine at a quilt show where a guy was demonstrating it - it can be used but there is a hugh learning curve - I agree with quilter 2090 and getting a straight stitch plate will help with the...
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