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Forum: Main
12-05-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,532
Posted By karate lady

I used to sew in my bedroom, now I sleep in my...

I used to sew in my bedroom, now I sleep in my sewing room. LOL....works for me....
Forum: Main
12-05-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,943
Posted By karate lady

I usually use unbleached muslin, ( I like the way...

I usually use unbleached muslin, ( I like the way it feels and looks) but have used other things too. I do piece it if i don't have enough . I did this with my sons flannel quilt.. It was just a...
Forum: Main
12-05-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 89,847
Posted By karate lady

haven't been here for a while, just happened to...

haven't been here for a while, just happened to see a post reminder with this topic. I just bought some orange, cranberry huge cookies at Costco. The container is perfect to hold quilt squares,...
Forum: Main
03-12-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,561
Posted By karate lady

I just wash the whole quilt when done and that's...

I just wash the whole quilt when done and that's it. Use several color catchers if colors in quilt may run. Used to preewash and it just made more work. have only been quilting for 6 yrs and at...
Forum: Main
03-12-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,066
Posted By karate lady

I am the same way Gannyrosie....the only judges...

I am the same way Gannyrosie....the only judges that see my quilts are the people I make them for and no one has ever "rejected" a single one. smile....
Forum: Main
09-26-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,242
Posted By karate lady

Thumbs up matching quilts

I just finished my 4th rail fence quilt. It is part of a set. Now my three girls and I all have the same quilt just in different colors. I used that pattern as it was the first one I ever tried...
Forum: Main
09-26-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,864
Posted By karate lady

I use muslin all the time, and it is not thin. ...

I use muslin all the time, and it is not thin. It comes in different ranks of quality like any other fabric. Never had a single complaint from those I give the quilts .
Forum: Main
09-26-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,864
Posted By karate lady

I agree with you on the prices of fabric in...

I agree with you on the prices of fabric in stores. This is why I go on line. Have great success with Fabric.com and connectingthreads.com. Also if you buy the required amt, you get free shipping...
Forum: Main
09-26-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,864
Posted By karate lady

Unless it is for a child, I use unbleached...

Unless it is for a child, I use unbleached muslin. I like the look and feel of it. for the kids, I use something that coordinates with the front. I have also used sheets, but not a lot. I do use...
Forum: Main
12-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,416
Posted By karate lady

I ususally cut leaving some of the fabric...

I ususally cut leaving some of the fabric pattern. Then each year at the local quilt show I donate them at the door to be used by whoever wants them..
Forum: Main
05-10-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,107
Posted By karate lady

that is really pretty. Nice job...

that is really pretty. Nice job...
Forum: Main
05-10-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By karate lady

Unhappy Mystery quilt instructions.

Where can I get the first part of the mystery quilt in McCalls Quilting Magazine. It was in the Jan/Feb issue of 2012. I liked the one I made and would like to do another, but for some reason I...
Forum: Main
05-01-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,980
Posted By karate lady

try the antique machine section on the board. ...

try the antique machine section on the board. Bet someone there can tell you the machine they go to..
Forum: Main
05-01-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,253
Posted By karate lady

Make it for yourself and don't worry about the...

Make it for yourself and don't worry about the others. They don't appreciate it anyway..........
Forum: Pictures
04-17-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,923
Posted By karate lady

I don't put zippers in them. So give it a try....

I don't put zippers in them. So give it a try....
Forum: Pictures
04-17-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,574
Posted By karate lady

great job...

great job...
Forum: Pictures
04-05-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,923
Posted By karate lady

This is where I found the original pattern. ...

This is where I found the original pattern. http://mypatchwork.wordpress.com/2011/05/02/tote-bag-tutorial/ I have made different versions. the original is with charm squares for the top and a...
Forum: Pictures
04-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,923
Posted By karate lady

Totes for my friends.

When I need to take a break from quilting (sometimes I have to walk away for a bit, smile) I like to make pretty totes for my friends and family. Here is the one I made for one of my volunteers at...
Forum: Pictures
04-05-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,178
Posted By karate lady

Camo Quilt

Here is a picture of my grandson Dustin's flannel quilt. When I asked what color, he said camo. So here it is. Hope you like it. This was a true labor of love as I made several mistakes and had...
04-03-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,041
Posted By karate lady

yes thank you. I went to the brother site and...

yes thank you. I went to the brother site and they don't even list this machine. smile. I knew I could count on someone on here knowing where to get the manual.
04-02-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,041
Posted By karate lady

Question brother serger lock 626

Does any one have the instruction manual for this machine. I found one at a yard sale. It had everything but the manual. I want to give it to my daughter but need that.
Forum: Main
02-15-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,363
Posted By karate lady

Hooray for you. wonderful idea.....

Hooray for you. wonderful idea.....
Forum: Main
02-15-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,754
Posted By karate lady

I have seen a few with gray and think they are...

I have seen a few with gray and think they are pretty. thinking of trying one myself...
Forum: Main
02-10-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,552
Posted By karate lady

I have only done one mystery quilt. Had fun...

I have only done one mystery quilt. Had fun doing it, but when done one fabric really didn't fit, even though it looked fine when I chose it. Luckily it is not a large part of the quilt, so can...
Forum: Main
01-21-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,281
Posted By karate lady

I also save selvages, but I take them to the...

I also save selvages, but I take them to the yearly quilt show in town and give them away. One of the ladies uses them...
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