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Forum: Main
07-13-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By QuiltnLady1

How about Dresdon Plate - I have a quilt my...

How about Dresdon Plate - I have a quilt my grandmother made from feed sacks in the Dresdon Plate and the fabrics sparkle.
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I frequently use the Flynn diagonally pieced back...

I frequently use the Flynn diagonally pieced back aince I don't like having vertical or horizontal seams in my quilt backs. Since I don't longarm these quilts I don't need quite as much extra width...
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,144
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I have tons of pins. Before I moved, I had...

I have tons of pins. Before I moved, I had several places in the house where I sewed or sat and pinned pieces. Now that we have downsized, I have all the pins in one room - I have sorted them into...
Forum: Recipes
11-02-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,005
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Hmmm.. Carrots sticks, celery sticks, black and...

Hmmm.. Carrots sticks, celery sticks, black and green olives and pickles. There was always another tray with cheeses and salami and crackers.
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I, too, used my 60mm rotary cutter with a brand...

I, too, used my 60mm rotary cutter with a brand new blade to cut my woo mat - I marked a line, put a ruler on the line and cut. Because of hand and shoulder issues I could only go through about 3/4...
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Cindy Needham has a sale on her stencils right...

Cindy Needham has a sale on her stencils right now - 10% off.
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I would buy 6.5 in case it shrinks when washed. ...

I would buy 6.5 in case it shrinks when washed. I have heard good things from folks on the forum about Marshall's but I have never bought anything there myself.
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,746
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I am with Tartan -- I only use bias for curves...

I am with Tartan -- I only use bias for curves and scallops. I use straight grain, double fold binding. A lot of my pieced borders wind up with some bias edges on the outside (no matter how hard I...
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,583
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I definitely wash black, red and blue fabrics...

I definitely wash black, red and blue fabrics since I know they are the most likely to bleed. However after making a quilt where I did not prewash ALL the fabrics in the quilt I had some of the...
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Thanks all. I have watched a ton of you tube...

Thanks all. I have watched a ton of you tube videos and they all make pulling out the blade and replacing it look so easy with fingers. I have no cartilage in the joints where my thumbs join my...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,743
Posted By QuiltnLady1

These days I have more stash than I can use in...

These days I have more stash than I can use in this life, but I have found that my biggest regrets have come when I start a project using my stash and I don't have enough of a piece of fabric to...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,277
Posted By QuiltnLady1

My room is so small that I don't have a lot of...

My room is so small that I don't have a lot of room for decorative things. I have some decorative plastic Amac Boxes from the Container Store in many sizes and colors (They are super cheap to buy) -...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,051
Posted By QuiltnLady1

When I was making pleated masks I went to 2...

When I was making pleated masks I went to 2 pleats instead of 3 so I could keep from overlapping the pleats. I also found some soft round elastic on Amazon that I used and made sure the pleats did...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Haven't had any problems personally but my...

Haven't had any problems personally but my daughter has lost stuff - she is only a block from me. I had a valuable package delivered UPS that was supposed to be signed for but like other folks...
Forum: Pictures
08-22-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,455
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Lovely Storm At Sea -- great way to spend the...

Lovely Storm At Sea -- great way to spend the quartine.
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Need help replacing Martelli Blades

I have the 60 and 45 mm Martelli cutters (the new version) and I have been struggling trying to replace the blades without nicking the blade (when I got the cutters the blades on both cutters had a...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,141
Posted By QuiltnLady1

When I have a pieced block, I sash it like...

When I have a pieced block, I sash it like IceBlossom does. However, if I have fabric pieces within my blocks that I want to line up across and down, I put registration marks for the seams between...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,532
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I did the Ohio star in various fabrics from my...

I did the Ohio star in various fabrics from my Mother-in-law and ties from my Father-in-law. I made 3,6 and 9" stars depending on the size of the fabric pieces and then assembled them..
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,859
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Let's see -- I think I like the piano keys that I...

Let's see -- I think I like the piano keys that I make using fabric that is in the quilt. I do a plain inner border and them add the piano keys. I have also done a braid, triangles and appliqued. I...
Forum: Main
06-06-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,026
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Yes, there is a related company that will make...

Yes, there is a related company that will make custom dies -- they are not cheap but you can get one.
Forum: Main
06-06-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,221
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I have had the GO Big for a couple of years -...

I have had the GO Big for a couple of years - hand and arm issues mean I can't turn the crank. I it and find myself adapting patterns to the size dies I have. I got the Go Big on sale before...
Forum: Main
06-02-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By QuiltnLady1

When I begin a project I generally make a sample...

When I begin a project I generally make a sample block of each type and colorway for the quilt. Not only does this help me decide if I like the colors/pattern but these blocks also give me templates...
Forum: Main
06-02-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Love my Janome - I take it to class and use it...

Love my Janome - I take it to class and use it for piecing. I had several of the Janome Gem's but got this one because it has many of the features of my Janome 7700 without the weight. It has a...
Forum: Main
04-21-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,432
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I did a lot of research and though I wanted the...

I did a lot of research and though I wanted the Sizzix but I needed to have an electric because of hand and shoulder issues. I got the GO Big and love it. I buy the dies as I need them and I mark...
Forum: Main
04-21-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,576
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I had an old desk that I had modified so my...

I had an old desk that I had modified so my machine could drop in and the cut out was big enough that if I wanted to sew free arm I could. I loved this desk - I could put the 24x36 cutting mat on it...
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