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Forum: Main
09-06-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By nanac

Goldenleaf, thank you for posting your pictures....

Goldenleaf, thank you for posting your pictures. This is exactly what I had in mind, and your quilt is just gorgeous. I was pleased to see that it is hand-pieced. I do mostly hand piecing as well,...
Forum: Main
08-20-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By nanac

Long lost pictures

Thank you all for your input. Block base has the dahlia (Missouri Daisy) block, so just need dimensions for the chain. I went to the Amish Loft site, and saw the exact picture. As beautiful as it is,...
Forum: Main
08-19-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By nanac

long lost picture

Browsing on Pinterest again, saw another quilt I want to do. It redirected to the Board, here, but only showed the same picture as on Pinterest; did not show up with the original posting. This one is...
Forum: Main
08-15-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,857
Posted By nanac

I want to say THANK YOU to all the quilters who...

I want to say THANK YOU to all the quilters who helped me with this question. I had already drafted out on graph paper how to make the block, so I didn't really need the pattern, just the name, but...
Forum: Main
08-10-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,857
Posted By nanac

I did go back and enlarge the picture, but it is...

I did go back and enlarge the picture, but it is for the Texas Star pattern, not this one. But thank you for looking. I did not even know that enlarging the picture could be done. I will just do as...
Forum: Main
08-09-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,857
Posted By nanac

Yes, I was able to figure out the pattern by...

Yes, I was able to figure out the pattern by drawing it out on graph paper. I contacted Laundry Basket Quilts when I first saw it (before I realized that it was first posted in 2014, lol); they have...
Forum: Main
08-09-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,857
Posted By nanac

looking for pattern name

A few weeks ago, I was browsing on Pinterest, and saw a quilt I really liked, but it did not indicate a pattern name. I clicked on the picture, and it re-directed me to Laundry Basket Quilts. I...
Forum: Main
07-24-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By nanac

For me, just one. When I see a pattern that I...

For me, just one. When I see a pattern that I like, I spend as much time (and money) as it takes to obtain that one pattern. Even if I never get around to actually doing it, I will have the pattern,...
Forum: Main
05-28-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,882
Posted By nanac

Feel your pain. I have not actually done any...

Feel your pain. I have not actually done any partial seams, but I have 2 patterns on my to-do list that both require the partial seams, but every time I pull it out, I get intimidated, and put it...
Forum: Main
05-21-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By nanac

Machine embroidery

I thank all of you for your excellent advice, and I think I may have it conquered. I tried the top-stitch needle, but it didn't work for me. What I need up doing was to buy a leather needle. It was...
Forum: Main
05-15-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By nanac

Thank you for your responses. I have tried most...

Thank you for your responses. I have tried most of your suggestions, but haven't managed the results I'd hoped for. I will check out the machine embroidery sub-thread. The pattern picture shows the...
Forum: Main
05-12-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By nanac

Machine embroidery

Thank you for your suggestion. I will try that and practice before I work on the quilt. (that's how I found out what issues I was having). I am ready to take it to the quilter, but just wanted to add...
Forum: Main
05-12-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By nanac

Need some help with machine embroidery

I have been quilting for quite a few years now, do most of my piecing by hand. I have made a Unicorn quilt (appliqued) for my GGD. I want to add a little bit of pizzazz and embellish the outline with...
Forum: Main
04-15-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,574
Posted By nanac

Scrappy

I have a LOT of scraps in different sizes. My only rule is to try not to have the exact same piece right next to each other, but it has happened before. If that does happen, I try not to get bent out...
Forum: Main
03-20-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,204
Posted By nanac

shipping

I order fabric/supplies online fairly often as the nearest town of any size is 45 min away. I moved to TX 4 years ago, and have received several packages to my current address from a major retailer....
Forum: Main
03-20-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,204
Posted By nanac

shipping

I order fabric/supplies online fairly often as the nearest town of any size is 45 min away. I moved to TX 4 years ago, and have received several packages to my current address from a major retailer....
Forum: Main
02-23-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,162
Posted By nanac

Jenny Doan has a tutorial on YouTube called...

Jenny Doan has a tutorial on YouTube called "Irish Change" which specifically uses 10 in squares alternating with the "chains". it's on my bucket list
Forum: Main
01-30-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,382
Posted By nanac

LOL! You would not believe the number of...

LOL! You would not believe the number of duplicates I have in my sewing room (scissors, templates, patterns, fabric, etc) because I misplaced something, and bought a new one, then would find the...
Forum: Main
10-23-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,222
Posted By nanac

I would love to have a quilt given to me

Years ago, before my grandmother passed, she made quilt tops for all of her grandkids. I was young and stupid and not into quilting myself, yet. I looked at all of those loose, uneven stitches, and...
Forum: Pictures
06-26-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By nanac

Log cabin cross

You did yourself proud. It's beautiful.
Forum: Main
06-26-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By nanac

Hand piecing

Although I do occasionally machine sew my quilts, most of what I do is still hand-pieced.
I use a small running stitch, and take one back stitch at the beginning and end of my block. Also take a...
Forum: Pictures
06-22-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 29,005
Posted By nanac

Another vote for the pieced border. It just seems...

Another vote for the pieced border. It just seems to "flow" better. Love the applique pieces in the border.
Forum: Main
06-22-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,332
Posted By nanac

I almost never prewash (unless it is very red)...

I almost never prewash (unless it is very red) but I usually do make a test block. If I don't like the block, then I don't want to waste my time and effort on making a whole quilt that I am not going...
Forum: Main
04-27-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,694
Posted By nanac

Re:kits- make your own.

I have 9 "kits" that I have put together. Usually, I select the pattern, then cut the pieces. This goes into a plastic box or small box, along with the pattern and picture. If they don't get done...
Forum: Pictures
04-12-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,565
Posted By nanac

Phenomenal job, and from a young person at that!...

Phenomenal job, and from a young person at that! I've been quilting for 30+ years, and that is more intricate than anything I've ever tried. Hope whoever buys it appreciates the time and talent that...
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