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02-27-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Theresa

Welcome from your neighbor in Oregon City,...

Welcome from your neighbor in Oregon City, Oregon! Enjoy your time with us...a politheria of information, for sure.
01-23-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,024
Posted By Theresa

I hadn't thought about the bulk when making...

I hadn't thought about the bulk when making flying geese this way. Great question! Am following to see what others have to say.

Welcome to the forum, from Oregon City, OR!
Forum: Main
12-25-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,819
Posted By Theresa

I've made quite a few of these quilts. You are...

I've made quite a few of these quilts. You are on the right track about the thickness and the bulk at the seams. It will be heavy enough as a summer quilt without the batting. With that said, a...
Forum: Main
11-24-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,371
Posted By Theresa

I always press HST's open. It makes the 'block'...

I always press HST's open. It makes the 'block' more balanced when trimming to a perfect square. The reminders above to use a smaller stitch is appreciated!
Forum: Main
11-10-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By Theresa

I've done flannel for several runners and am not...

I've done flannel for several runners and am not happy with the results, even though the flannel was washed and dried hot. A low-loft batting works well.
10-11-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By Theresa

If I were in your circumstances, you could...

If I were in your circumstances, you could contact churches in your area. Some have quilting groups and are very open to accepting people from the community.
Forum: Main
10-06-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Theresa

Smile Thank you for this information about the SS pins....

Thank you for this information about the SS pins. Every year I visit my daughter in Hawaii and we do some quilting together. Her pins get rusted into her pincushion due to all the salty air there. ...
Forum: Main
09-03-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,556
Posted By Theresa

Labels for Donation Quilts

I've been assigned the interesting task of developing a printed label for the quilts our group donates to various causes.

Do you have a brand that works well for you and the outcome is good? Am...
Forum: Main
08-14-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,591
Posted By Theresa

I tend to agree since these are larger blocks. ...

I tend to agree since these are larger blocks. Our sewing machines can work wonders!
Forum: Main
07-27-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By Theresa

Your note cards are darling. What a fantastic...

Your note cards are darling. What a fantastic idea!
Forum: Main
07-26-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By Theresa

I save them and cut at 1 1/4". Also measure like...

I save them and cut at 1 1/4". Also measure like Mkotch (above). Made curtains for my sewing room from salvages!
Forum: Main
07-20-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,390
Posted By Theresa

I've done this also and was pleased with the...

I've done this also and was pleased with the results.
Forum: Main
04-03-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,918
Posted By Theresa

Its gotta be the backing/sandwiching. Ugh! For...

Its gotta be the backing/sandwiching. Ugh! For housework, just general clean-up. I must not have picked-up my toys as a kid!
Forum: Main
03-30-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,746
Posted By Theresa

The pic above by Sewbizgirl is a perfect example...

The pic above by Sewbizgirl is a perfect example of a string quilt! Decide ahead of time how big you want your blocks. My backing (a light gauze) is cut 1/2" bigger, so when the block is done there...
Forum: Pictures
02-18-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,064
Posted By Theresa

Your blocks are beautiful. Love how you kinda...

Your blocks are beautiful. Love how you kinda color coordinated them! Hummmm, may try a little of that with the crumb blocks I'm playing with right now. Thanks for the idea!
Forum: Pictures
01-30-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,521
Posted By Theresa

Love how there is some organization to your...

Love how there is some organization to your blocks!
Forum: Pictures
01-26-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,558
Posted By Theresa

Your quilt is absolutely lovely! I've got all my...

Your quilt is absolutely lovely! I've got all my blocks done. Just have to put it together and get those borders on it. Don't know when that will happen! lol
Forum: Main
01-26-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By Theresa

Good idea using the Fray Check. This product has...

Good idea using the Fray Check. This product has been around for a long time and used it often when cross-stitching.
Forum: Main
01-14-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,208
Posted By Theresa

So agree with all your thoughts. Also, your...

So agree with all your thoughts. Also, your borders do not have to be the exact same size. I'd make 'em wider on the sides to perhaps give you the size you'd like.
Forum: Main
01-12-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,805
Posted By Theresa

I've started doing the used fabric sheets for my...

I've started doing the used fabric sheets for my string blocks. Seems to be working well, so far.
Forum: Main
01-01-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,969
Posted By Theresa

I'd check their website before making a...

I'd check their website before making a donation...just in case!
Forum: Main
12-29-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,067
Posted By Theresa

toverly, am doing the Fun on the Farm and Good...

toverly, am doing the Fun on the Farm and Good Fortune also. You won't see me posting pics because I'm all thumbs trying to figure out how to do it...but I'm there! Enjoy the processes!!
Forum: Main
12-24-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,791
Posted By Theresa

When mattress pads are done for use on beds, I...

When mattress pads are done for use on beds, I will use them for "batting", especially for wall hangings.
Forum: Pictures
12-23-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,065
Posted By Theresa

We have a Goodwill nearby that never puts out...

We have a Goodwill nearby that never puts out fabric. But, about 4 miles away there is a huge veterans thrift store who has fabric by the yards. It is my "go-to" place.
Forum: Main
12-16-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,277
Posted By Theresa

Another little help to keep the knots from...

Another little help to keep the knots from untying is to just add a small drop of "Fray Check". This will help keep the knots from undoing themselves.

As for the "bites" of thread (see message...
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