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Forum: Main
11-24-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,950
Posted By LI_diva

Our Thanksgiving got cancelled ‘coz I have COVID,...

Our Thanksgiving got cancelled ‘coz I have COVID, and the older members of the family didn’t was to risk being around us!

I’m hoping to use the time to make serious progress FMQ’ing my 21-22...
Forum: Main
11-17-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By LI_diva

https://www.amazon.com/Removable-Adhesive-Nano-Gel...

https://www.amazon.com/Removable-Adhesive-Nano-Gel-Tape/dp/B07ZCS1LTP/ref=asc_df_B07ZCS1LTP/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=385766269178&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=1541545466479519426&hvpone=&hvptwo=&h...
Forum: Main
11-02-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,729
Posted By LI_diva

I wash my finished quilts on a gentle cycle, and...

I wash my finished quilts on a gentle cycle, and let them air dry. Then I spray with magic sizing and iron them so they feel crisp and new.

Once they’ve been used, I wash and dry them on a gentle...
Forum: Main
11-02-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By LI_diva

I made a chandelier quilt with my last fat...

I made a chandelier quilt with my last fat quarter bundle.
I did have to invest in background fabric.
Forum: Main
10-25-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By LI_diva

There already is such a thing. Ive never used...

There already is such a thing.
Ive never used one; don’t know if it’s any good.
...
Forum: Main
10-24-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,055
Posted By LI_diva

Totally agree with this. Ive recently finished...

Totally agree with this.
Ive recently finished a pretty ambitious (for me!) quilt top, and will spend the next few weeks quilting it.

Not at all sure what to do with it after that.

As of now,...
Forum: Main
10-19-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,439
Posted By LI_diva

Go to Disneyland!! Don’t pressure yourself...

Go to Disneyland!!

Don’t pressure yourself to create something bigger and better. When the inspiration hits, you’ll know it.
Forum: Main
10-13-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By LI_diva

In the garment sewing world, people use a hump...

In the garment sewing world, people use a hump jumper or a Jean a ma jig to go over bulky seams. I don’t really know how to explain it here, but I’m sure if you google them, you’ll come across tonnes...
Forum: Main
10-13-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By LI_diva

Bonnie, those are beautiful. Wish I could see...

Bonnie, those are beautiful. Wish I could see them in person.
Forum: Main
10-11-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By LI_diva

i do the same. I almost always press seams...

i do the same.

I almost always press seams open these days, and quilt a little away from the seam, which sort of gives me a little border for my FMQ.

All that fmq also prevents the seam from...
Forum: Main
09-30-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,745
Posted By LI_diva

Thanks for all your help, quilting friends! ...

Thanks for all your help, quilting friends!

i think I could figure out the pieced section on the bottom by myself, and could probably find templates on the internet to make applique for the stems...
Forum: Main
09-29-2022, 03:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,745
Posted By LI_diva

Seeking pattern

Hi all,
I hope the pic has attached successfully!

Wondering if anyone knows where I can find the pattern for this quilt. Looks like the stems and flowers are appliquéd and the rest is pieced.
...
Forum: Main
09-12-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By LI_diva

You can also use a post-it note pad.

You can also use a post-it note pad.
Forum: Main
08-30-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,619
Posted By LI_diva

I hate to answer a question with a question, but...

I hate to answer a question with a question, but when cutting, are you supposed to put the line of the ruler inside or outside the cut line?

I suspect that’s why I have a problem with some of my...
Forum: Main
08-25-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,899
Posted By LI_diva

I agree with Peckish about the expensive irons. ...

I agree with Peckish about the expensive irons.

A few years ago, I bought a Reliable brand iron that cost a pretty penny. Let’s just say it wasn’t so reliable, as soon after I got it, smoke...
Forum: Main
08-23-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,266
Posted By LI_diva

Jordan fabrics has a pattern/video for using...

Jordan fabrics has a pattern/video for using scraps cut into 2 1/2 inch strips.
I haven’t done it, but looks pretty simple and mindless.

https://jordanfabrics.com/pages/scrap-strips-diamond-trip
Forum: Main
07-06-2022, 03:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,921
Posted By LI_diva

Though we know that our quilts are unique,...

Though we know that our quilts are unique, irreplaceable, priceless works of art, there are those who do not differentiate between them and a mass produced, made in China blanket they can buy in...
Forum: Main
05-29-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By LI_diva

https://www.mjtrim.com/unique-stitch-glue ...

https://www.mjtrim.com/unique-stitch-glue

I’ve used this product in the past with success.
Forum: Main
05-11-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,143
Posted By LI_diva

In my culture, there is a custom not to wear new...

In my culture, there is a custom not to wear new clothes for a year after the death of a parent (amongst several other signs of mourning). Having been an avid garment sewer for decades, I decided...
Forum: Main
05-11-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,822
Posted By LI_diva

I did Angela Walters Build a Quilt in 2018-2019,...

I did Angela Walters Build a Quilt in 2018-2019, and I kept up to date with the blocks. However, it took me 2 years to assemble the quilt with the finishing kit and get the darn thing quilted, so I...
Forum: Main
04-18-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,842
Posted By LI_diva

That times 100! For now, I’m still beginner...

That times 100!

For now, I’m still beginner enough to buy precut sets. They’re expensive, but someone else has done the work to ensure it all works.
Forum: Main
04-18-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,712
Posted By LI_diva

My Reliable turned out to not be reliable, and...

My Reliable turned out to not be reliable, and caught fire after a few months. The company offered to send me a new one, rather than refund my money, but hey, I didn’t need or want an iron that would...
Forum: Main
04-18-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,394
Posted By LI_diva

Often, when I find something interesting that I...

Often, when I find something interesting that I know I’ll forget when I really need it (!), I screenshot it. I have an album for ‘quilting inspiration’ among others, and browse through it when I need...
Forum: Main
04-08-2022, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By LI_diva

I’m way too beginner of a quilter to offer any...

I’m way too beginner of a quilter to offer any good advice, but if you do decide to add borders, maybe add something that’s an obvious contrast rather than trying to match the existing theme.
...
Forum: Main
03-28-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,702
Posted By LI_diva

I agree that she probably had no clue how much...

I agree that she probably had no clue how much time/money/effort goes into making a quilt, and didn’t think it was a big deal to imply that you could just whip another one up for her husband.
Once...
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