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Forum: Pictures
Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By Rose_P

This is so very cute! Your fabric choices are...

This is so very cute! Your fabric choices are perfect, and I especially like the striped binding. I think you may have inspired me to make just a few of these blocks, perhaps as a table runner for...
Forum: Pictures
Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,895
Posted By Rose_P

All are nice, but that first one is stunning! I...

All are nice, but that first one is stunning! I especially love the border you used.
Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Rose_P

Is it cake?!

My daughter sent me this link today, and I'm pretty sure I might not have picked the right one without getting close enough to sniff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H12SMAiCexw
Forum: Main
02-28-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By Rose_P

I check and square every step along the way, and...

I check and square every step along the way, and after it's quilted, before the binding, I use a large square ruler and double check that the sides are reasonably the same as their opposites and...
Forum: Main
02-28-2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,497
Posted By Rose_P

I enjoy the whole process and try to improve my...

I enjoy the whole process and try to improve my skills along the way, but I'm not a perfectionist and my quilts are sure to be imperfect. My biggest mistakes almost always result from getting to a...
Forum: Main
01-03-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By Rose_P

One time I took apart and inserted an entire row...

One time I took apart and inserted an entire row of blocks on a quilt that I'd finished but decided it had to be bigger. I only had the quarter inch seam allowance available on the existing blocks....
Forum: Main
01-03-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,197
Posted By Rose_P

I think of them by a distinct name as I work on...

I think of them by a distinct name as I work on them, usually just something to do with the color or pattern or who it's for, such as the churn dash or the bird quilt or Lori's quilt. I make labels...
Forum: Recipes
11-28-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,399
Posted By Rose_P

We've always made a stuffing that had everything...

We've always made a stuffing that had everything you could think of in it: bread cubes, sausage, raisins, apples, onions, turkey giblets, and lots of butter, turkey broth and herbs. It was fun, but...
11-28-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Rose_P

That Youtuber knows cats! Freddie Mercury loved...

That Youtuber knows cats! Freddie Mercury loved cats, and I'm sure he would approve.
Forum: Main
07-31-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,343
Posted By Rose_P

That's actually a wonderful idea! I have tried...

That's actually a wonderful idea! I have tried tiny squares only for things like mug rugs, and I don't enjoy it. Right now it would be a tangent away from UFO's, so I'd better just bookmark this...
Forum: Main
06-02-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,782
Posted By Rose_P

Bias binding is necessary if you ever want to...

Bias binding is necessary if you ever want to make a quilt with a scalloped edge, and it is a bit laborious to cut, vs the usual straight grain cuts. I have made one doll-size scalloped edge quilt...
03-12-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,763
Posted By Rose_P

Sadly, one reason these scams succeed is that...

Sadly, one reason these scams succeed is that they target older people hoping to reach some who have dementia and can be more easily tricked.
Forum: Pictures
03-12-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,833
Posted By Rose_P

How sweet to provide a link to the babies'...

How sweet to provide a link to the babies' ancestor. Both are beautifully done!
Forum: Pictures
03-02-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,378
Posted By Rose_P

This is so delightful! What a lucky baby and...

This is so delightful! What a lucky baby and lucky parents, too!
Forum: Pictures
03-02-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,098
Posted By Rose_P

Your grands are lucky to have such a...

Your grands are lucky to have such a multi-talented grandma! Delightful!
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,788
Posted By Rose_P

I found the magazine with the project that I...

I found the magazine with the project that I remembered. It was the Family Circle from February, 1977. The method was the same as in the video mentioned above. They called it "biscuit tufting"...
Forum: Main
12-02-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,788
Posted By Rose_P

If anyone is interested, there's a youtube video...

If anyone is interested, there's a youtube video tutorial. As I watched the struggle with the backing it dawned on me that if you were to use half inch seams, you could clip them and have it reverse...
Forum: Main
12-02-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,788
Posted By Rose_P

That's so pretty and looks wonderfully...

That's so pretty and looks wonderfully comfortable for your little one's photo ops!
Forum: Main
11-16-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,065
Posted By Rose_P

Me too, unless it's a big piece that will go...

Me too, unless it's a big piece that will go wonky if I move it. Then I use a second ruler to determine the width and continue to use the long ruler on the left, just moving it as needed for each...
Forum: Main
11-16-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Rose_P

The older I get, the more inclined I am to try to...

The older I get, the more inclined I am to try to conform to sound practices because in the long run I'm less likely to be disappointed with myself. But I recognize that since the people I sew for...
Forum: Main
11-16-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rose_P

Short answer: 3 little quilts finished so far in...

Short answer: 3 little quilts finished so far in 2020.
It's been kind of a different year in many ways, as I'm sure everyone has noticed. In addition to sewing over a hundred masks for family and...
11-16-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By Rose_P

Hi and welcome! I'm on the far side of Dallas...

Hi and welcome! I'm on the far side of Dallas from you. When things get back to normal, maybe we can meet at a quilt show in Dallas someday. I like the colors in your bargello design - nice start!
11-16-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By Rose_P

Sew Powerful

For people who sew and often have an abundance of fabric, this is a charitable opportunity that I just came across. There is a free download of a cute crossbody purse pattern - definitely nice enough...
07-28-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,377
Posted By Rose_P

It seems that grandson has a very creative mind....

It seems that grandson has a very creative mind. I remember making little zippered jackets for my kids many years ago, but no longer have the pattern. I have not bought directly from the online...
07-28-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,377
Posted By Rose_P

Thanks, Jordan! Sewing these little things has...

Thanks, Jordan! Sewing these little things has been great fun and cheaper than therapy, as they say. My niece is expecting a daughter in October, so I can just keep on sewing baby things to my...
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