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06-03-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,499
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Many quilters make a lable to sew on the back of...

Many quilters make a lable to sew on the back of their quilts when finished. It was a tradition in some families for it to be embroidered in the makers own hand writing. Today anything goes I've seen...
Forum: Main
06-03-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,594
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

I have used the sew slip at our local quilt shop....

I have used the sew slip at our local quilt shop. (They had one there for demo purpose.) It works if you are quilting nothing larger than a place mat. I did not find it very helpful on larger items. ...
Forum: Main
05-25-2007, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,600
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Marty Michelle has a dresden plate butterfly...

Marty Michelle has a dresden plate butterfly pattern out with her set of dresden templates, they are very easy and should be avaiavle at your local quilt shop or on line, they come in several...
Forum: Main
05-24-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,906
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

You must be kidding! Every quilter I know has ...

You must be kidding! Every quilter I know has www.quiltshops.com bookmarked on her computer. You just punch in the name of the fabric line or maker and it will search 180 on line shops for you in a...
Forum: Main
05-24-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,156
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

You didn't say how or where you are layering...

You didn't say how or where you are layering your quilt. I know for sure if you do not fasten the back layer down securely you will get puckers every time. I have unbased a few times my self. I do...
Forum: Main
05-18-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,992
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hello fellow quilters, I have recently heard of a...

Hello fellow quilters, I have recently heard of a new trend for recent brides. They take their weddings dresses apart and cut them up to make a memory or keepsake quilt. Has anyone else out there...
Forum: Main
05-01-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,377
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

I have used the curve master presser foot. It...

I have used the curve master presser foot. It works Ok, but I found once I learnd how to manage the curves by cutting them on the bias and keeping the convex curve on the bottom ( next to the feed...
Forum: Main
05-01-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,444
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hi, I just read of your problem with free motion...

Hi, I just read of your problem with free motion quilting. I was curious what kind of thread and needles you are using, also please tell me more about your machine set up. I have taught several...
Forum: Main
04-05-2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,715
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hi Lucia, I can't remember what led me to the...

Hi Lucia, I can't remember what led me to the Avery glue pens, once I found them I've never used anything else that I liked as well. I am always one to try to do things faster or easier even if it...
Forum: Main
03-30-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,715
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hello again, the Avery glue pen is not permant...

Hello again, the Avery glue pen is not permant on the fabric or the freezer paper I have never had any problem getting mine out. The fabric glue sticks I tried were much more difficut for me....
Forum: Main
03-14-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,139
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

I can tell you there is a difference in freezer...

I can tell you there is a difference in freezer paper. The one by C. Jenkins is the one I have used for all my applique for several years now. The biggest difference is that is is desinged by a...
Forum: Main
03-14-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hi, I have tryed the curve master presser foot. I...

Hi, I have tryed the curve master presser foot. I does work, and the bent tip tweezers are great help I would not try to use it without them. Regular straight tweezers aren't very helpful .I have...
Forum: Main
01-13-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,382
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hi again I am going to try to explain my quilting...

Hi again I am going to try to explain my quilting table to you. It will require a little help from some one with some basic carpender skills to help you out.
The first thing is to find a large...
Forum: Main
01-13-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,596
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

The gloves you are looking for are called clutz...

The gloves you are looking for are called clutz gloves you can get them at your quilt shop. The shop I work at will only special order them because the manufacturer recomends they need to fit really...
Forum: Main
01-13-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,195
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hi , just to add a little more about the starch...

Hi , just to add a little more about the starch question. I always use spray starch on my fabric before cutting and some times in the block assembly process as well. I don't think the sizing keeps...
Forum: Main
01-10-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,382
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hi I am a machine quilter I do all mine pushing...

Hi I am a machine quilter I do all mine pushing the fabric around under the needle (not moving the machine over the quilt) I usually pin or spray baste. I don't like to hand base, it takes too long...
Forum: Main
12-20-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,715
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

The Avery glue pen I use is in a white plastic...

The Avery glue pen I use is in a white plastic pen casing, the glue inside is blue when wet but dries clear. The glue is in stick form and you turn the barrell of the pen to advance it. The glue...
Forum: Main
12-15-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,522
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Hi Kathy, I can share with you some of what I do...

Hi Kathy, I can share with you some of what I do whenever I do free motion quilting. The very most improtant thing is that you must be willing to practice! Most of my students think that after one...
Forum: Main
12-06-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,715
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

I really relate to your question about getting...

I really relate to your question about getting sharp points. I have tried several different methods, the one I always get the best results with is freezer paper and a glued under seam allowance....
Forum: Main
12-02-2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,945
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

I have the Hobbico that you are talking about. It...

I have the Hobbico that you are talking about. It gets much hotter than the little clover mini. I do a lot of starched applique and really like for that. Do watch your fingers if you get too close, I...
Forum: Main
11-28-2006, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,758
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

I do not know of any fusable web that is designed...

I do not know of any fusable web that is designed to be printed on. The fabric I am talking about is pretreated and attached to a paper back to allow it to go through the printer ( one is made by...
Forum: Main
11-27-2006, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,447
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

As a general rule I try to use the same ruler...

As a general rule I try to use the same ruler throughtout the cutting process. Once the blocks are all pieced as long as they all are the same it doesn't really matter any more. Relax and go ahead...
Forum: Main
11-27-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,758
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

If your phtos are printed on one of the...

If your phtos are printed on one of the pretreated fabrics that you run through the printer then remove the paper backing I would be curious why you couldn't just ues the photo fabric in the center...
Forum: Main
11-25-2006, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,715
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Basting with thread would be a good way to go, I...

Basting with thread would be a good way to go, I only use the spray if I'm sewing with the machine. I do not hand applique in a hoop, I find it too much to hang on to. I do cut my background about...
Forum: Main
11-25-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,715
Posted By Ruth Cozadd

Sorry , I miss the spray adhesive part of your...

Sorry , I miss the spray adhesive part of your message. If you are doing hand applique I would not use spray it will only make the sewing more difficult.
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