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11-29-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By sef0181

Newbie Pattern Designer looking for advice from a Seasoned Pattern Designer

Hello all!
I have just started making and selling Foundation Paper Piecing Patterns. I was getting excited about my very small success, when a quilt shop contacted me about designing a block for...
Forum: Main
07-01-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,393
Posted By sef0181

614399 Hi all! Thanks for the help, it sounds...

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Hi all! Thanks for the help, it sounds like I'm going with the second choice.
These are the 9 shirts I was given. I'm going to use the 'tribal' print as the binding. Which color would you...
Forum: Pictures
06-25-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,297
Posted By sef0181

Even looking for the issues you pointed out, I...

Even looking for the issues you pointed out, I can't find them. Maybe a well-trained eye can, but certainly not me, and most likely not the recipient of such a lovely quilt!
Forum: Main
06-25-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,393
Posted By sef0181

Which design for a man?

This is a quilt made out of knit fabrics from my brother-in-laws recently deceased grandfather. The fabrics look good together, even if my mock-up colors don't look great. Which patten do you like...
Forum: Main
06-14-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,149
Posted By sef0181

I definitely like the browns! I think it depends...

I definitely like the browns! I think it depends on which picture is your/her favorite. The darker one makes the yorkie face pop, but the lighter one brings out the sitting down/full body picture...
Forum: Pictures
06-14-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,389
Posted By sef0181

That is a piece of art! Absolutely stunning!

That is a piece of art! Absolutely stunning!
Forum: Main
06-14-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By sef0181

Batting Selection

Hello!
I wanted some opinions- what type(s) of batting are your favorite?
My great-grandmother would use Army surplus wool blankets (which, before being turned into quilts, weighed 3-5 lbs for a...
Forum: Main
06-13-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,237
Posted By sef0181

The 9”x3” is each piece of the rail, sorry for...

The 9”x3” is each piece of the rail, sorry for the confusion. I may try my hand at a little bit of free motion to better secure it, or I may just do whatever and leave it as is. This is a oversized...
Forum: Main
06-13-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,894
Posted By sef0181

Iím a good enough-ist. I read somewhere when I...

Iím a good enough-ist. I read somewhere when I got started that if you sat the quilt down and walk away a few feet, and canít see the problem, itís only noticeable to you. So thatís been my motto...
Forum: Main
06-13-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,237
Posted By sef0181

My batting says 4” apart, but the quilting is 3”...

My batting says 4” apart, but the quilting is 3” one direction and 9” the other, based on the shape and pattern.
I do not have a ruler/ruler foot, I have a machine that can do free motion, but it’s...
Forum: Main
06-13-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,462
Posted By sef0181

Teresa Down Under on YouTube is always posting...

Teresa Down Under on YouTube is always posting Disappearing 9-Patch patterns. I like perusing her videos, but I find her music a little grating, and would recommend muting it (she doesn’t talk)
...
Forum: Main
06-13-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,237
Posted By sef0181

Struggling with Quilting

I have stitched in the ditch on most (90%) of my nieces quilt. (The picture is the computer drawing I made, to design ut) I was going to fill in the zig zags with straight line quilting, but it...
Forum: Pictures
06-08-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,942
Posted By sef0181

This is stunning! I also think it looks like...

This is stunning! I also think it looks like stained glass, and when my skills have increased, I will be trying a stained glass inspired quilt of my own!
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,782
Posted By sef0181

Thatís amazing! I love the first and second ones...

Thatís amazing! I love the first and second ones best! Iíve only completed 4 quilts to date (3 tops are almost done and ready to quilt), and Iíve been at it for a couple years. Iíll be doing good to...
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,844
Posted By sef0181

This is adorable! My nieces have a bossy mom,...

This is adorable! My nieces have a bossy mom, too, but I don’t know how somebody could say no to this sparkly awesome quilt!
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,900
Posted By sef0181

Ok, thank you everyone! You make me feel better...

Ok, thank you everyone! You make me feel better to know many of you second guess your designs.
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,635
Posted By sef0181

This is so pretty! Out of curiosity, what is the...

This is so pretty! Out of curiosity, what is the process to attach the quilted pieces together? Or are they separate samplers?
Forum: Pictures
06-07-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,900
Posted By sef0181

Nephewís Quilt

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I finally wrapped up this quilt, but now that it’s finished, I worry I made bad choices with the pattern along with way. Does anybody else fall into that habit after they finish a quilt?
Forum: Main
06-13-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,480
Posted By sef0181

Well, I ended up running out of enough fabric to...

Well, I ended up running out of enough fabric to do my original plans for the borders, but I finished piecing this last night, and believe someone requested updates!
Thanks again everyone :)
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Forum: Main
06-05-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,480
Posted By sef0181

Thanks for all the feedback ladies! I've decided...

Thanks for all the feedback ladies! I've decided to go with zigzag #2, as it seems the most popular, and then border B, as long as I've got enough fabric!

bearisgray and JustAbitCrazy- I agree,...
Forum: Main
06-04-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,458
Posted By sef0181

595476My technical first quilt was a baby blanket...

595476My technical first quilt was a baby blanket for my the first baby of any of my high school friends. The purple was a bridesmaid dress I wore in her wedding! It was not great.... I stitched in...
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06-04-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,145
Posted By sef0181

My vote is either no border, or a solid border...

My vote is either no border, or a solid border that matches the dark color that is the running animals (wolves? me screen is too small to decide)
Forum: Main
06-03-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,480
Posted By sef0181

THANK YOU! I hate when I start to question my...

THANK YOU! I hate when I start to question my original design, because then my brain gets into the "What if!" pattern and I can't move forward. I appreciate an outward view on what others are drawn...
Forum: Main
06-03-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,480
Posted By sef0181

Which layout?

I've got all my blocks ready to go, but I'm starting to rethink the layout. Assuming these picture attachments work, which would you pick? Zigzags, or pinwheels? And which border layout? (The...
Forum: Main
05-08-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By sef0181

Personal Opinion on Gifts

Hello all!
I was just curious, if you're making quilts for a group of kids roughly the same age in the same family, do you use the same pattern?
I am making quilts for my nieces (3 & 5) and nephew...
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