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09-13-2020, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Irishrose2

I hope your trip is all you want it to be, IceB.

I hope your trip is all you want it to be, IceB.
Forum: Main
09-13-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,351
Posted By Irishrose2

Polyester batting will become hard and crusty if...

Polyester batting will become hard and crusty if dried on high. I'm not sure there is a fix.
09-11-2020, 08:05 AM
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Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

Conchalea, How fortunate you are to have a...

Conchalea, How fortunate you are to have a quilting buddy and bless the world at the same time!
Forum: Pictures
09-10-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,698
Posted By Irishrose2

Love the choice of pattern. Pretty quilt.

Love the choice of pattern. Pretty quilt.
Forum: Main
09-10-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,456
Posted By Irishrose2

I definitely have ADD and tend to jump around in...

I definitely have ADD and tend to jump around in life as well as in quilting. Lately I have had deadlines and have worked to stay the course, minus time out for mask making. If I don't finish the...
09-08-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

Rff1010, You did well purchasing that much fabric...

Rff1010, You did well purchasing that much fabric for $60. Better that $40 plus shipping, for 2 2/3 yds ( a jellyroll).
09-08-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

I don't have to resist it too long. Several sites...

I don't have to resist it too long. Several sites are down to just one or two. If i wait, it will be sold out. My big blocks are done - one has a bad point, but I decided enough is enough. It will...
09-07-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,525
Posted By Irishrose2

I have that machine, but no manual. It is pretty...

I have that machine, but no manual. It is pretty basic. I love the shamrocks and hoew straight it stitches. Mine is waiting for a new belt right now. The one on it was too tight and made the machine...
Forum: Main
09-07-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,599
Posted By Irishrose2

I have some masks to do, too. Granddaughter with...

I have some masks to do, too. Granddaughter with 3 month old baby is a social worker in NM and makes house calls. She only has two masks and only mine fits well. She needs more than that so Grandma...
Forum: Main
09-07-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By Irishrose2

I use Sharon Schamber's method with 2 1x4 white...

I use Sharon Schamber's method with 2 1x4 white primed boards and 2 pool noodles taped together for the batting. There is a video. I use one or two tables to support it. You only need the width of...
09-07-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

Grr. Hurrying doesn't work with quilting. My...

Grr. Hurrying doesn't work with quilting. My quilt has two very different colored blocks made of nine patches and HSTs so I felt comfortable working with one of each at a time so I could chain sew. ...
Forum: Main
09-06-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,599
Posted By Irishrose2

It's fun to see everyone's progress. Sadly, I...

It's fun to see everyone's progress.
Sadly, I just discovered I have a block trimmed 1/4" too small and no fabric to redo it. I think I have to try to put in a sliver of fabric even though it will...
09-06-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

Oksewglad, I like the golds and tans with the...

Oksewglad, I like the golds and tans with the RWB. That would work well with the 'old' Marine's living room. Very nice.
09-05-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

The old Marine (my son) delivered the quilt to...

The old Marine (my son) delivered the quilt to the new Marine this morning. They are both thrilled. Do I need to make the old Marine one now? I wasn't quilting when he was in. He loves his sister's...
09-04-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

I did purchase some fabric yesterday, but I don't...

I did purchase some fabric yesterday, but I don't consider it falling off the wagon. The new quilt is too overpowering the way the pattern reads. I need to add sashing and cornerstones. Went to the...
09-04-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

I just found out a grandson recently married is...

I just found out a grandson recently married is moving to Japan in a few weeks, so his quilt jumped ahead in line. I don't want to pay postage. I found a UFO well started in red, black and white....
Forum: Main
09-04-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,599
Posted By Irishrose2

I'm in. Finished my patriotic quilt just in time...

I'm in. Finished my patriotic quilt just in time to find out a grandson who was in line for a wedding quilt is moving to Japan in October. He and new wife got moved up on the list so I don't have to...
Forum: Pictures
08-30-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By Irishrose2

Thank you, everyone. My son (8 year Marine) will...

Thank you, everyone. My son (8 year Marine) will deliver it Friday to the new Marine. Z has finished basic and is at his first school so he can leave for a bit. Parents were not allowed at...
Forum: Pictures
08-29-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By Irishrose2

Patriotic Quilt

I have a new Marine in the family so, of course, he will receive a quilt. Pattern was Bricks and Stones by Bonnie Hunter. I made it a carry bag, but didn't get a picture. Size is 72x90. Twin size...
08-29-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 140,117
Posted By Irishrose2

I finished my Marine quilt, but didn't use as...

I finished my Marine quilt, but didn't use as much stash as I would have like. I sent all my patriotic fabrics to someone on the QB who does QOV, so I had to purchase the RWB stars, dots and backing....
Forum: Main
08-26-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By Irishrose2

I did mine with 6 1/2" blocks (unfinished, 6"...

I did mine with 6 1/2" blocks (unfinished, 6" finished) as I was alternating with nine patches and my cuts were 2 1/2".
Forum: Main
08-26-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,162
Posted By Irishrose2

Not to disparage Quilted Twins, but 2 backings...

Not to disparage Quilted Twins, but 2 backings I've purchased from them have been very stiff and didn't soften with prewashing. I do like a lot of their regular fabrics and the quick delivery.
I...
Forum: Main
08-23-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,394
Posted By Irishrose2

I'd love to see that fabric in French Roses, but...

I'd love to see that fabric in French Roses, but I don't think I'd like the shaggy edges for a baby. Warm Wishes? Simple, but will showcase the fabrics.
08-23-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By Irishrose2

My 301s will do that if the bobbin is too full. I...

My 301s will do that if the bobbin is too full. I think one of them isn't stopping when filling the bobbin.
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,033
Posted By Irishrose2

I like the borders in quilterscache. I've done...

I like the borders in quilterscache. I've done the braid, the pyramid, tipped bricks, flying geese, etc. My favorite was the curling ribbon once I figured out the pieces could only be placed in one...
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