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07-01-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,857
Posted By christinelf

I say make those baby quilts, if the family...

I say make those baby quilts, if the family doesnít need them, someone will. My third child was born after my mother in law passed away. She was an avid knitter, and a friend offered us a baby...
Forum: Main
05-07-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By christinelf

There should be no difference, but that being...

There should be no difference, but that being said, each fabric is different. I do QAYG and so I make scrappy backs, planning out what back fabric I use for each square. Sometimes I like the back as...
Forum: Pictures
04-02-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,603
Posted By christinelf

So pretty and colorful! Will put it on my to do...

So pretty and colorful! Will put it on my to do list. I love scrappy, controlled scrappy. Hope graduation happens.
Forum: Main
03-26-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,236
Posted By christinelf

Oh I love the dachshunds, they are the best. I...

Oh I love the dachshunds, they are the best. I would try a product I think it is called Restore, it removed several old stains on items I had little hope for.
Forum: Main
03-26-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By christinelf

I press all seams open, it reduces bulkiness in...

I press all seams open, it reduces bulkiness in all blocks.
03-26-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 143,083
Posted By christinelf

Thumbs up I am in. I have six to get done. One is 30 years,...

I am in. I have six to get done. One is 30 years, my mother in law had started it in 1988, and she passed in 1989. I thought it was almost done, but when I looked at it 4 year.s ago, I was sadly...
03-26-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 125,210
Posted By christinelf

Smile Shop At Home

Count me in! I have a lot of fabric, but did need to buy black for a recent BOM with my guild, and some solids to make Matrushka doll aprons for my granddaughters. But this year it is definitely...
Forum: Main
03-05-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By christinelf

Smile Do what you need to do

If you like making blocks, great. There are people who like to make blocks, others who like to plan them, others enjoy the quilting. I like to make blocks, and then I do Quilt as You Go, which allows...
12-12-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By christinelf

I have made my husband a few, using colorful...

I have made my husband a few, using colorful cotton fabric. Many years ago I bought colorful plaid ones from the Lands’ End catalog. Reminds me of a humorous piece I read. Woman washes her husbands...
Forum: Pictures
11-20-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,832
Posted By christinelf

Advent Tree completed

I just finished this Advent Tree to count down to Christmas for my grandchildren. It is a pattern from Quiltmaker November/December Ď02. ( I have been looking through my momís old magazines). All...
Forum: Pictures
11-20-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,321
Posted By christinelf

Wow, the same stars as in my “these diamonds took...

Wow, the same stars as in my “these diamonds took forever” quilt. Looks great!.
Forum: Main
11-20-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,665
Posted By christinelf

My quilting guild has offered one for several...

My quilting guild has offered one for several years, and I finally did one this past year. It was a surprise at the end and I liked the end result. One woman organized it, and gave us fabric...
10-10-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By christinelf

I have done English smocking, and pinafores are...

I have done English smocking, and pinafores are popular. I have seen patterns with an insert area to put the smocking. You could probably do an insert for the cross stitch. You could search on line...
Forum: Pictures
10-03-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,614
Posted By christinelf

That is beautiful, and scrappy without being too...

That is beautiful, and scrappy without being too much. I love stars!
Forum: Main
10-03-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,015
Posted By christinelf

Smile Enlarging the quilt

My mother-in-law had made us a log cabin quilt in the 1980ís that I finally decided was not big enough. I shopped for some similar fabrics, and then as Lisa did, I removed the binding. Then I made...
09-03-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By christinelf

I am a pre-washer; my mom always said why spend...

I am a pre-washer; my mom always said why spend the time on something and then find out it looks awful after washing. So I prewash. Thanks mom!
Forum: Main
09-03-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,749
Posted By christinelf

I use mitts to keep my hands safe. But have you...

I use mitts to keep my hands safe. But have you ever noticed that on every cooking show they use dish towels for taking things out of the oven? Do they not like mitts or pot holders? I can’t see dish...
Forum: Main
07-24-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By christinelf

I made a number of these back in the 1980s. I...

I made a number of these back in the 1980s. I made two as insets for sewing machine covers for my mom and mother in law, several into tea cozies and a couple as trivets. They use a lot more fabric...
Forum: Main
07-12-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,634
Posted By christinelf

Our guild is having a sew a long next week using...

Our guild is having a sew a long next week using a Debby Brown pattern; those participating have handed in 800 2 1/2 inch squares, which will then be mixed up and distributed to those in attendance....
Forum: Main
07-09-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By christinelf

I made a mini tuffet, and the bottom I used a...

I made a mini tuffet, and the bottom I used a cylindrical piece of foam covered with muslin, then I topped it with steel wool. It works well for using as a pincushion, and I had steel wool on hand,...
Forum: Main
06-13-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,390
Posted By christinelf

I have a Sears Kenmore machine from 2010, and I...

I have a Sears Kenmore machine from 2010, and I try to get in for maintance once a year. Last year when I took it in the person taking them in said I should just buy a new one, not worth the bother...
Forum: Pictures
05-16-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,966
Posted By christinelf

Love the pansies, my favorite flower!

Love the pansies, my favorite flower!
Forum: Main
05-09-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,966
Posted By christinelf

I totally agree with you. I admire the beautiful...

I totally agree with you. I admire the beautiful quilting I see in other’s quilts, but I am not artistic, can’t draw a line without a ruler! I do QAYG on my home machine, using my walking foot to...
Forum: Pictures
04-27-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,965
Posted By christinelf

Your fix turned out great. Well worth your...

Your fix turned out great. Well worth your effort. Several years back I enlarged a log cabin quilt my late mother-in-law made 30-plus years ago. I couldnít find the same 1970ís brown calicos, but was...
Forum: Main
04-22-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,470
Posted By christinelf

My guild had a Block of the Month that was paper...

My guild had a Block of the Month that was paper pieced. I did it, never again! I think those who like the technique are masochistic. I admit to having difficulty with spatial perception, but even...
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