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03-14-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,196
Posted By sweetana3

Every few years I am just so tired of looking...

Every few years I am just so tired of looking thru the scrap pile and making things from the same material. I gather it up, check it one last time, and give it to my neighbor who loves it. She just...
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02-26-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By sweetana3

Be careful around Amazon and Creative Grids...

Be careful around Amazon and Creative Grids rulers. Someone in China is copying them and selling them on Amazon. They are not the same. Make sure it is an authentic CG ruler.
Forum: Main
02-26-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,162
Posted By sweetana3

I love the patterns by Maple Island quilts. I...

I love the patterns by Maple Island quilts. I have made several using big pieces of my favorite fabrics. If you are careful ahead of time, you can even use directional fabrics.
Forum: Main
07-12-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,391
Posted By sweetana3

I made over 20 of these last year for Xmas...

I made over 20 of these last year for Xmas presents. Filled them about 90% with walnut shells and added more filling of poly fill to fill out the top corner where it is hard to fill with the shells....
06-01-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,272
Posted By sweetana3

Our quilt guild (Indianapolis) has a show every...

Our quilt guild (Indianapolis) has a show every two years and has around 400 quilts. Our vendor list is full for this year's show. Show includes bed turning, small quilt auction, raffle quilt,...
Forum: Main
05-13-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,103
Posted By sweetana3

You should check out the quilts from mary...

You should check out the quilts from mary frisch's books. Here is an example: ...
05-12-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,272
Posted By sweetana3

Yes, for the show but getting in and out of...

Yes, for the show but getting in and out of vendor booths would be impossible. Not room for two people to pass each other easily in the smaller packed booth spaces. Worst time would be the first...
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05-12-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,502
Posted By sweetana3

minkee on the back even with some texture would...

minkee on the back even with some texture would be spectacular. When I hold it, I just want to stroke it and love on it. The feel is everything for minkee.
Forum: Main
04-23-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By sweetana3

There is a lot of wonderful cotton, often used to...

There is a lot of wonderful cotton, often used to wrap presents. I got quite a lot while there. Each area also usually does its own panel to commemorate the area. We covered a lot of the country...
04-19-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By sweetana3

Always in Stitches, Noblesville north of Indy ...

Always in Stitches, Noblesville north of Indy
Quilt Quarters, Michigan/421 just north of I 465
Back Door, South of Indy on 135

Tiny modern shop downtown Indy, Crimson Tate. Very friendly and...
Forum: Main
04-06-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,331
Posted By sweetana3

Always good to ask for wholesale prices because...

Always good to ask for wholesale prices because some, like Marshalls, give you the price for quantity and charge sales tax and others like Choice, require a tax ID number to even get prices.
Forum: Main
03-05-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By sweetana3

for our charity quilts, Walmart has rolls and...

for our charity quilts, Walmart has rolls and will deliver to stores for pickup. https://www.walmart.com/c/kp/quilt-batting?sort=price_high They even sell Warm and Natural which surprised me.
Forum: Main
03-03-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,390
Posted By sweetana3

I use masterpiece and love it but still have to...

I use masterpiece and love it but still have to clean out under my throat plate every bobbin or two. But nothing like the lint of a cheaper or less well made thread.
Forum: Main
02-14-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,361
Posted By sweetana3

I go to Paducah every year and have been to...

I go to Paducah every year and have been to Houston twice. If I was overseas and had to choose, I would probably choose Houston. The show is in one building (convention center downtown), more...
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02-13-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,066
Posted By sweetana3

Husband delayed update until Wed. Too many other...

Husband delayed update until Wed. Too many other things on his plate. I have made a copy of the instructions. Many have updated and other than a couple of issues, some operator and some...
Forum: Main
02-12-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,066
Posted By sweetana3

There is now the Standard Prostitcher which was...

There is now the Standard Prostitcher which was what everyone had. In January, they released Prostitcher Premium which, when installed, will be a separate program. You can use either one. I was...
Forum: Main
02-12-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,223
Posted By sweetana3

If you get on mailing lists, the companies will...

If you get on mailing lists, the companies will let you know about sales and free shipping times. Save up your purchases and get free shipping. I find the prices at Hancocks of Paducah are...
Forum: Main
02-12-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,824
Posted By sweetana3

Yes, label all your tools. One rotary cutter or...

Yes, label all your tools. One rotary cutter or ruler looks like another. Keep track of them.
Forum: Main
02-12-2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,066
Posted By sweetana3

We are doing our update Monday. Will see. ...

We are doing our update Monday. Will see.

Have you joined the Facebook group, Prostitcher Posse? They have great information and many have updated.
Forum: Main
02-12-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,978
Posted By sweetana3

Mine was a Lori Smith Quilt Sampler with 81 7.5...

Mine was a Lori Smith Quilt Sampler with 81 7.5 inch blocks. She had blocks with 72 pieces, blocks with miters within the blocks, 1/16 inch measurements, Y seams, and every other combo. When I got...
Forum: Main
02-12-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By sweetana3

That is why it is recommended that rag quilts...

That is why it is recommended that rag quilts first be washed in a commercial machine. Cutting first and then sewing with those edges floating around is going to cause lint earlier in the process. ...
Forum: Main
02-12-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,824
Posted By sweetana3

Just got back from a retreat. What Itake depends...

Just got back from a retreat. What Itake depends on how the retreat is set up. At this one, I did not have a lot of room around me but had a large place to lay out (temporary) or cut out. The...
Forum: Main
02-04-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By sweetana3

If you have problems following the lines on a...

If you have problems following the lines on a paper pantograph, consider the PPS, Precise Pantograph System. You can sit and the handles are much easier to use to follow the pantograph.

If you...
Forum: Main
01-20-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,797
Posted By sweetana3

It is hard with squares to get them evenly...

It is hard with squares to get them evenly centered when using a quilting machine. I know this because I had that issue. Plain with a chunk of squares running down the middle is better. Strips...
Forum: Main
01-16-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,802
Posted By sweetana3

Using a leader piece of fabric is a good method. ...

Using a leader piece of fabric is a good method. It keeps even pressure on both threads and out the back. I also agree with sharp needle
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