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Forum: Pictures
12-30-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By spartan quilter

​what a lot of squares and HST, and what a...

​what a lot of squares and HST, and what a gorgeous quilt. Great job
Forum: Pictures
09-15-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,777
Posted By spartan quilter

I have made a quilt of this pattern a few years...

I have made a quilt of this pattern a few years back, and loved the visual effect of the pattern. Thanks for reminding me about it. Yours is beautiful.
Forum: Pictures
09-15-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,053
Posted By spartan quilter

I have always used tracing paper, but after...

I have always used tracing paper, but after seeing that you use a heavier paper, I tried freezer paper, secure it on block with a few pins, then iron it on fabric. That works great, and isn’t any...
Forum: Pictures
08-25-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,053
Posted By spartan quilter

i love your quilt pattern and I do all my FMQ...

i love your quilt pattern and I do all my FMQ with tracing paper, and love knowing I am not the only quilter who relies on a paper pattern, since I also prefer more open quilting. Beautiful quilt
Forum: Pictures
08-25-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,971
Posted By spartan quilter

​that is a gorgeous guilt

​that is a gorgeous guilt
Forum: Pictures
01-22-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,755
Posted By spartan quilter

Wow, love the bright colors, beautiful

Wow, love the bright colors, beautiful
Forum: Pictures
01-22-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,808
Posted By spartan quilter

I have just gotten this pattern, and glad to see...

I have just gotten this pattern, and glad to see your beautiful quilt. Excited to start mine
Forum: Pictures
01-20-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,669
Posted By spartan quilter

Beautiful quilt, and I totally agree with the...

Beautiful quilt, and I totally agree with the others, to leave the blocks, unless they really drive you crazy. My question is, did you take a picture of the original fabric? I love to see how a...
Forum: Pictures
09-26-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,930
Posted By spartan quilter

Log cabin radiant star

I found this pattern and knew it was perfect for my grand daughter's HS grad quilt. But first, I had to make some adjustments. Original block finished at 6 sq, but since I wanted to use jelly rolls...
Forum: Main
09-23-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,161
Posted By spartan quilter

Summer quilts??

I am working on a summer quilt and am wondering how others finish them. Do you still use some batting or do you just add the backing and quilt it? My grand daughter is always warm, we live in North...
Forum: Pictures
06-25-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,754
Posted By spartan quilter

So pretty and love those colors, someday want to...

So pretty and love those colors, someday want to do a BOM
Forum: Pictures
06-25-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,276
Posted By spartan quilter

Christmas fabric galore

I have a most generous SIL who is trying to downsize her stash, so when I visited her recently, she gave me all of her Christmas fabric.

5 pieces that you see in the upper right corner are big...
Forum: Pictures
04-18-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,585
Posted By spartan quilter

Another scrappy done

I just got another scrappy finished. It measures about 55 x 70. I did it with fleece on back, and no batting. For the center panel, I just did SID, but on all the blocks around the edge, I...
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,580
Posted By spartan quilter

So pretty and love this pattern

So pretty and love this pattern
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,934
Posted By spartan quilter

Relay for life baby quilt

MY daughter embroidered this quilt top and then gave it to me to batt, back, quilt and bind. This will given to an auction to raise money. It measures about 40 x 55 I echo stitched around the...
Forum: Pictures
03-05-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,736
Posted By spartan quilter

I say "controlled scrappy" meaning that I didn't...

I say "controlled scrappy" meaning that I didn't use my stash, but that I bought jelly rolls for a bigger variety of fabric.
Forum: Pictures
03-03-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,736
Posted By spartan quilter

Yes, you are right, it is a Kim Brackett pattern...

Yes, you are right, it is a Kim Brackett pattern and it is out of her Scrap Basket Sensations book. I have mislaid my book or borrowed it out, and could not remember the name of the book, and I...
Forum: Pictures
03-02-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,736
Posted By spartan quilter

Another scrappy

I got this controlled scrappy made for the grandson's college graduation in May. I had a hard time liking this quilt, and not sure why. But now with it done, I am happy with it. It is queen/king...
Forum: Pictures
02-22-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,248
Posted By spartan quilter

Same block, different setting

Recently I posted pictures of a quilt that I had made for a grand daughter
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I liked the the uniqueness of how I could set the blocks and create different looking tops and here is a pic...
Forum: Pictures
02-12-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,451
Posted By spartan quilter

Another graduation quilt

I gave my GD this quilt for her college grad quilt. She had asked for a purple quilt. I found a scrappy pattern and thanks to so many generous people on this board, who sent me scraps of purple...
Forum: Pictures
01-18-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,158
Posted By spartan quilter

your quilt is beautiful and I love the blocks set...

your quilt is beautiful and I love the blocks set on point
Forum: Pictures
01-18-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,255
Posted By spartan quilter

the tracing paper I bought has 40 sheets for 3...

the tracing paper I bought has 40 sheets for 3 dollars which I don't mind, because it gives me FMQ options that I didn't have before
Forum: Pictures
01-18-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,255
Posted By spartan quilter

[QUOTE=fatquarters;7437626]WARNING. I actually...

[QUOTE=fatquarters;7437626]WARNING. I actually did use this method once. It was recommended to me, and I thought it was a good idea. I used it in the dark coloured sashing of a quilt. ...
Forum: Pictures
01-18-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,255
Posted By spartan quilter

you are right, tissue paper is what you blow your...

you are right, tissue paper is what you blow your nose with. What I should have said is Tracing paper and I get it at a business supply store. Hope that clarifies it for you. Sorry about that
Forum: Pictures
01-18-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,255
Posted By spartan quilter

How I FMQ

I am not talented enough to attempt FMQ with my domestic machine, so I have found a crutch that works for me. First I tried buying patterns and using the pounce method with chalk. The chalk rubbed...
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