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02-20-2017, 03:00 AM
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Posted By Sondra

Can you use blenders for an entire quilt?

Can you use blenders for an entire quilt?
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02-13-2010, 08:45 PM
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Views: 1,617
Posted By Sondra

Thanks to all regarding cat quilt labels. I have...

Thanks to all regarding cat quilt labels. I have been gone and have just gotten back on board. Sorry for the delay. Thanks once again---they are very cute. I was looking for clip art, as I have 7...
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12-20-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By Sondra

Does any one know where I can find free quilt...

Does any one know where I can find free quilt labels that have cats on them? Labeling the quilt for a cat lover. Thanks for any help.
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12-01-2007, 10:05 PM
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Views: 1,183
Posted By Sondra

Ditto for me Lavonne, only I am talking about...

Ditto for me Lavonne, only I am talking about when I finish the backside--is that what you are talking about? I do okay when sewing on the front bias binding, but then when it comes to hand sewing...
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09-28-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By Sondra

The website mentioned has been disabled. Does...

The website mentioned has been disabled. Does anyone know of another website with good quilting motifs.

I am also a new quilter. I am confused as to how you know what to quilt. I have a scrappy...
Forum: Main
04-15-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,074
Posted By Sondra

Thanks, yes I always also use the walking foot.

Thanks, yes I always also use the walking foot.
Forum: Main
04-13-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,074
Posted By Sondra

Wow! Wonderful hints and helps. I have gotten so...

Wow! Wonderful hints and helps. I have gotten so many great suggestions. You make it sound so easy---but I know it's not. Will try all, as I have 3 quilts to bind--one a queen size, one a wall...
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04-12-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,074
Posted By Sondra

Thanks for the tips. I should have said binding,...

Thanks for the tips. I should have said binding, though, not borders as to mitering and getting square. I suppose it is the same--making sure to leave enough to make those corners square. Thanks. ...
Forum: Main
04-11-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,074
Posted By Sondra

Can anyone give me suggestions on how to square...

Can anyone give me suggestions on how to square up your quilt top prior to putting on the binding? I keep cutting and cutting and gradually my borders get thinner and thinner. Any quick tips. ...
Forum: Main
02-06-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

Thanks I will try, but I'm not too computer...

Thanks I will try, but I'm not too computer literate--anyway not anymore since I no longer work due to a disability. :(
Forum: Main
02-06-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

yes, they are great and I would maybe someday...

yes, they are great and I would maybe someday like to make some of those marvelous designs.
Forum: Main
02-06-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

Is there any way to get a copy of those wonderful...

Is there any way to get a copy of those wonderful colored pictures for making various blocks?
Forum: Main
02-06-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

p.s. By doing the blocks this way you can sew...

p.s. By doing the blocks this way you can sew them one after the other--I think it is called chain sewing. Right?
Forum: Main
02-06-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

Well, I got the scoop on the 4 patch and why...

Well, I got the scoop on the 4 patch and why using a block instead of strips. There is no reason. You would use the block if you wanted to make more elaborate blocks. By using strips you would be...
Forum: Main
02-02-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

Looks pretty close to being what I am striving...

Looks pretty close to being what I am striving for. thanks.
Forum: Main
01-31-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

Yes, that is the idea---but the only difference...

Yes, that is the idea---but the only difference is that I don't initially cut strips. For instance, I am making 4" blocks, so I cut the blocks 4 1/2"--a block of each color--you sew them...
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01-31-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

I'm going to try and scan--not sure about this,...

I'm going to try and scan--not sure about this, but my daughte gave me her scanner. Here goes, let me know if it works.
Forum: Main
01-29-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

No it is just a normal 4 patch with two...

No it is just a normal 4 patch with two contrasting colors in each opposite block--4 small blocks, making one big block. Sorry I don't have a scanner. Thanks for the idea though.
Forum: Main
01-29-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

I know what the outcome is suppose to be: ...

I know what the outcome is suppose to be: perfectly matched points, as all my others which I previously made are. Somehow you end up by overlapping the seam lines by twisting the seams together and...
Forum: Main
01-28-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

Thanks, Winnie. I guess what is puzzeling me is a...

Thanks, Winnie. I guess what is puzzeling me is a quilting teacher I had had me cut the blocks 41/2". And as you said, cut into strips 2 1/2". Why cut them into 4 1/2" squares, then, cut them down...
Forum: Main
01-28-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,517
Posted By Sondra

I did a dumb think. I began a project several...

I did a dumb think. I began a project several months ago, and I am new to quilting. I put it away and have since taken it out. The problem is I was doing a four patch with two contrasting colors. ...
Forum: Main
01-21-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,614
Posted By Sondra

Thanks to all for your wonderful ideas on...

Thanks to all for your wonderful ideas on landscape quilting. I am sure I will be able to put all or some of them to good use. It is so nice to have such a great resource when you get kind of...
Forum: Main
01-10-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,614
Posted By Sondra

Thanks, your right and I can look at my window at...

Thanks, your right and I can look at my window at many pine trees. I have several in my yard--duh? Sometimes it takes a knock in the head to make me think. Do you just machine stitch straight...
Forum: Main
01-10-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By Sondra

Just wanted to say sorry to all who do not have...

Just wanted to say sorry to all who do not have Samoyed dogs. I thought I was posting a personal message. I didn't know it was going to all members, who probably don't care since this is a quilting...
Forum: Main
01-09-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By Sondra

My Sams are all rescues from Play It Again Sams. ...

My Sams are all rescues from Play It Again Sams. Sasha is my old girl, 10, Sampson, 6 and Bindi Su 3. We had a former Sam, Fox, who died at 13 and he and Sampson were great buddies. When Fox died...
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