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Forum: Main
08-29-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,045
Posted By Dix

My friend who does my long arm quilting, always...

My friend who does my long arm quilting, always uses double batting on wall handing. She says it hangs better!
And, I have always been happy with what she does!
08-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dix

We loved the Strand Hotel when were there several...

We loved the Strand Hotel when were there several years ago! Great location and transportation to and from the airport.. Close to Charring Cross station and across from the Savoy!
08-04-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,248
Posted By Dix

Congrats to you! So, this is not a quilt thing,...

Congrats to you! So, this is not a quilt thing, but one of the most fun projects. When my first grand son was born (33 years ago) I started an album for him and each month, writing him a letter of...
Forum: Main
06-03-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,933
Posted By Dix

I just finished a Coin quilt with some ugly pre...

I just finished a Coin quilt with some ugly pre cut strips. I thought surely I did not buy that jelly roll! But since I am the only one who buys fabric, I guess I did. They were blues, greens and...
Forum: Main
04-28-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,883
Posted By Dix

I have seen somewhere that there were 2 borders...

I have seen somewhere that there were 2 borders on a baby quilt the first one was just barely gathered and then the second one was not. It gave it a bit of dimentional look. Want to try it some...
Forum: Main
03-27-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,001
Posted By Dix

I square every time I finish a block, large or...

I square every time I finish a block, large or small. It does take extra time, but well worth when they all match up in a big quilt!
Forum: Main
03-27-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,591
Posted By Dix

Well said! I bought a small piece at Hobby Lobby...

Well said! I bought a small piece at Hobby Lobby because it was a color I needed for a small quilt. When I got home and started to use it, the piece felt thin and stiff. It was RJR, but when I...
03-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,174
Posted By Dix

I love cookbooks and have sooooo many, but I do...

I love cookbooks and have sooooo many, but I do use them! My daughters tell me please stop buying cook book on my trips! Because, they will have to do something with them some day. And, of course,...
Forum: Main
02-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,314
Posted By Dix

Try changing brand of thread. I always have used...

Try changing brand of thread. I always have used YLI thread and usually do not have any problem. Cutting the thread at an angle helps also.
12-12-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,336
Posted By Dix

My day can be summed up with few words! I do...

My day can be summed up with few words! I do anything I want to!! Love running around with hubby and usually finding a new place for lunch, if we are out. He is a great cook and we like being in...
Forum: Pictures
12-12-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,852
Posted By Dix

That is so pretty! I must be going to the wrong...

That is so pretty! I must be going to the wrong places. I have never seen anything like that for sale!!!
Forum: Main
12-05-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,122
Posted By Dix

Always, always! Makes such a difference when...

Always, always! Makes such a difference when sewing blocks together!!!
12-01-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,341
Posted By Dix

We have 3 great shops in Oklahoma City, and a...

We have 3 great shops in Oklahoma City, and a couple just a few miles away. Would love to show them to you. We are close to Rt. 66. Also, 2 or 3 good ones in Tulsa, just up the highway! PM me!!
Forum: Pictures
11-23-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,160
Posted By Dix

These are fun to make! I cut several pieces and...

These are fun to make! I cut several pieces and then when I have time, while watching TV, I really can sew up one in 10 min. Hate to do the buttons!
Forum: Main
11-13-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,253
Posted By Dix

I have only one large one for 12 years and use it...

I have only one large one for 12 years and use it all time! I think a lot of things are not as good as they used to be!
Forum: Main
10-07-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,683
Posted By Dix

When we first started quilting, we made a sampler...

When we first started quilting, we made a sampler throw of Bible blocks. Do not know where the teacher got these, but I am pretty sure I have them. Some were Peter Robs Paul, Kings Crown, Jacobs...
10-06-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,750
Posted By Dix

We travel a lot for many stupid reasons. One, 30...

We travel a lot for many stupid reasons. One, 30 miles every Tues. to have fried onion burgers with friends. Two, 145 miles for lunch with friends a couple of times a year who live 145 miles the...
Forum: Main
09-20-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,361
Posted By Dix

I have had my 6600P since they first were on the...

I have had my 6600P since they first were on the market, like 6 or 7 years. DH keeps offering to up grade me to a Horizon, but I am so in love with the 6600, I tell him not to mess with my machine...
Forum: Main
07-18-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,835
Posted By Dix

Check the pattern called "Just Can't Cut It". It...

Check the pattern called "Just Can't Cut It". It has directions for all sizes and I have made several from crib size to queen and am planning a king one soon! Most quilt shops have that pattern. ...
07-10-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,368
Posted By Dix

I have heard just recently that soften sheets...

I have heard just recently that soften sheets coat the fiber of towels!!! so I have quit using it in my load of towels and really do not notice any difference in softness!
Forum: Pictures
06-29-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,243
Posted By Dix

Luck you! My hubby bought me one for Christmas...

Luck you! My hubby bought me one for Christmas when they were first on the market...Have loved it from the start,,,easy directions and so much fun to use. Just a word of advice, I use only Aurifil...
Forum: Main
04-29-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,752
Posted By Dix

Love to waste a day doing quilty things!!!

Love to waste a day doing quilty things!!!
Forum: Main
04-21-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,494
Posted By Dix

Have you ever been in a big building with...

Have you ever been in a big building with beautiful tile floors! I tell dh what a great pattern for a quilt that would be. He just shakes his head and walks on like he does not know me!! LOL
04-15-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,984
Posted By Dix

I love Merrill shoes. I have 3 pair, flat brown,...

I love Merrill shoes. I have 3 pair, flat brown, flat black and a brown pair with the heel out slip ons. Wear the browns about every day in the winter and fall. Have had them all for 7 or 8 years...
Forum: Main
04-11-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,254
Posted By Dix

This is a lesson I learned the hard way early in...

This is a lesson I learned the hard way early in my quilting experience!!! Only the quilt shop fabric for me!
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