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Forum: Main
01-25-2023, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,905
Posted By Gemm

I'm liking the dark red in the second photo - I'm...

I'm liking the dark red in the second photo - I'm working with a similar colour palette right now and the red brings some lovely warmth and vivid touches to the overall project, imho.
01-23-2023, 07:41 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 61,805
Posted By Gemm

I love your system, Julienm1 - how wide are your...

I love your system, Julienm1 - how wide are your strips? I'm noticing a lot of 1.5" - 2" strips in my scrap boxes and have been playing with the idea of a log cabin along with some other options.
01-22-2023, 10:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

Way to go, Sync! What a great win. :-) ...

Way to go, Sync! What a great win. :-)

NoraB and quiltsfor, these things happen and there is often a "good" reason for our purchases, although sometimes it doesn't actually make sense until much...
01-22-2023, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By Gemm

Rff1010 - I really look forward to seeing what...

Rff1010 - I really look forward to seeing what you do with this - what you're working with sounds like a lot of my larger stash pieces and I'm always looking for ideas! Fingers crossed that your...
01-20-2023, 10:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,769
Posted By Gemm

I can't really offer much advice, but I do have a...

I can't really offer much advice, but I do have a bin of fussy-cut pieces I use for my I Spy quilts (because I know exactly what shapes and sizes I like to work with) and I have, on occasion, just...
01-20-2023, 09:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,769
Posted By Gemm

What a helpful list, Slsweets22! Thanks for...

What a helpful list, Slsweets22! Thanks for sharing these ideas. :-)
01-20-2023, 09:36 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

Thanks for the boost, ibex94! So glad to have...

Thanks for the boost, ibex94! So glad to have such congenial travelling companions on this wagon!
Forum: Main
01-20-2023, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By Gemm

I've got the same as Stitchnripper and like it a...

I've got the same as Stitchnripper and like it a lot. I have done a bit of FMQ on it but generally do my quilts SID-style and it's big enough to slide a queen-sized quilt roll through the throat. ...
Forum: Pictures
01-18-2023, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,618
Posted By Gemm

Cjsews, that's a great quilt - so bright and...

Cjsews, that's a great quilt - so bright and colourful and such great placement of colours!

I also went faint at your comment about sending fabric to the dump. I'm someone who buys other people's...
01-18-2023, 06:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

Sigh. I also fell off the wagon in front of a...

Sigh. I also fell off the wagon in front of a thrift store. In my defence, it was my neighbour who casually mentioned that they had a new load of quilting fabric there... and while I did manage to...
Forum: Pictures
01-18-2023, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,750
Posted By Gemm

What a striking piece of artwork! Like...

What a striking piece of artwork! Like cat-on-a-mac, I'd love to know how exactly this was created. :-)
Forum: Main
01-14-2023, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Gemm

Thanks for the input - much appreciated! I'm so...

Thanks for the input - much appreciated! I'm so grateful to be able to ask what must seem like very silly questions sometimes here on the forum. I'm not sure why this particular project is causing...
01-13-2023, 09:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,769
Posted By Gemm

Well, you learn something new every day. Thanks...

Well, you learn something new every day. Thanks to you (and Google) I now know what a pie safe is! :-)
01-13-2023, 05:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By Gemm

Cashs_mom - Rff1010 is absolutely right. The...

Cashs_mom - Rff1010 is absolutely right. The fact that you remained productive and creative during Covid is something to celebrate, even if a few UFOs are haunting you now. :-)
01-13-2023, 05:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

Retiredteacher09 - I would have had trouble...

Retiredteacher09 - I would have had trouble saying no to that bag, too! Those butterflies!!! I'm sure those fabrics will soon find a happy home in a quilt. :-)

Ibex94 - I'm struggling with the...
Forum: Main
01-13-2023, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,146
Posted By Gemm

My stash of new/current fabric is very limited...

My stash of new/current fabric is very limited but I'm okay with this. :-) One of my favourite things to do is to see what treasures I can find at my local thrift stores. I've found some vintage...
Forum: Pictures
01-13-2023, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,206
Posted By Gemm

What a great quilt - I love how my eye sort of...

What a great quilt - I love how my eye sort of follows the rectangles across the quilt and draws my attention to all of the different fabrics. Just lovely!
Forum: Main
01-13-2023, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gemm

I'm currently on a break from I Spy quilts,...

I'm currently on a break from I Spy quilts, although I still do have a full box of fabrics ready for more when I want to go back to them. Here...
Forum: Main
01-13-2023, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Gemm

Pieced scrappy backgrounds and borders

I originally posted this question in Fabric Moratorium but I think my question needs a larger audience. :-) I know there are some incredibly creative scrap users out there who might be able to help...
01-11-2023, 08:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

Okay - I have a question about neutrals and scrap...

Okay - I have a question about neutrals and scrap backgrounds. I have been trying to come up with a plan for a piece of fabric and some coordinating bits & pieces and am quite determined not to buy...
01-08-2023, 07:36 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

Lena1952 - that's not failure. It's a temporary...

Lena1952 - that's not failure. It's a temporary "fall off the wagon." :-) Petthefabric is absolutely right to remind us all that there are no Moratorium Police here - only cheerleaders!
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01-06-2023, 07:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

I'm so grateful to be able to poke my nose in...

I'm so grateful to be able to poke my nose in here when I'm feeling overwhelmed and find so many encouraging success stories and great ideas. Thanks especially to WMUTeach for the links (I looked at...
01-04-2023, 07:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

Spam reported.

Spam reported.
01-03-2023, 08:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,246
Posted By Gemm

Okay - I spent some time today (not very much,...

Okay - I spent some time today (not very much, I'll be honest, but it was a start) looking at my stash and thinking I really would like to pull some of the fabrics out of the various boxes and start...
01-03-2023, 06:57 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,216
Posted By Gemm

Travelinggramma - what a lovely story. Wouldn't...

Travelinggramma - what a lovely story. Wouldn't it be lovely if that moment turns into a lifelong interest? Even if it doesn't, I am sure your connection and time spent with her will stick with her...
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