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05-14-2022, 12:43 PM
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Posted By SuzSLO

Absolutely lovely. The green really adds to the...

Absolutely lovely. The green really adds to the quilt and to me, actually says Rhododendron Trail.
05-13-2022, 11:15 AM
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Views: 152,824
Posted By SuzSLO

The new LBQ mystery has been announced and its...

The new LBQ mystery has been announced and its weekly starting 6/1. https://www.laundrybasketquilts.com/post/summer-mystery-quilt-2022
The fabric requirements for the smaller quilt (6” blocks and...
05-13-2022, 08:33 AM
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Posted By SuzSLO

Mum: It’s lovely. I like the lighter color you...

Mum: It’s lovely. I like the lighter color you used in the “fudge” piece at the center of each border. I’m always amazed at how a choice that seems so minor can add so much vitality to a quilt.
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05-13-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By SuzSLO

That’s what I would do. Beautiful block, by the...

That’s what I would do. Beautiful block, by the way.
05-13-2022, 05:34 AM
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Posted By SuzSLO

Fabulous! Nice finish.

Fabulous! Nice finish.
Forum: Pictures
05-11-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By SuzSLO

I love your idea of quilting the wedding ring...

I love your idea of quilting the wedding ring shape in the background!
Forum: Main
05-11-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,637
Posted By SuzSLO

I like quilting because you can break all the...

I like quilting because you can break all the rules regarding prints and color! Stripes next to polka dots nexts to florals for the win.

Also, like others have said, unlike clothing or home...
Forum: Pictures
05-11-2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By SuzSLO

Just lovely. Great job.

Just lovely. Great job.
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05-10-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By SuzSLO

I square up blocks if needed after pressing the...

I square up blocks if needed after pressing the unit or block. As often as I need to sliver trim, I need to unstitch and fix a seam allowance issue. I make an initial determination by eyeballing the...
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05-10-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By SuzSLO

I got back into quilting after a long hiatus in...

I got back into quilting after a long hiatus in 2020 with the Laundry Basket Quilts Mystery Quilt (California). But I was late to the process and didn’t even start until after the reveal. I have...
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05-10-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,601
Posted By SuzSLO

It’s an old tip from Harriet Hargrave.

It’s an old tip from Harriet Hargrave.
05-10-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By SuzSLO

Thanks everyone for your thoughts. Cashs...

Thanks everyone for your thoughts.

Cashs mom: I have attached a photo of one spool (which is a keeper) to show you what I mean by poorly wound. I could probably use it for a bobbin, but I am not...
Forum: Pictures
05-10-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,576
Posted By SuzSLO

Fabulous quilt. Love your color choices for the...

Fabulous quilt. Love your color choices for the appliqué.
Forum: Main
05-10-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,601
Posted By SuzSLO

Sewingpup: Thank you for sharing your thought...

Sewingpup: Thank you for sharing your thought process. Whatever I get - DSM with a larger throat or table mounted long arm — is going to be expensive. But I am mostly retired and sew every day, so...
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05-10-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,601
Posted By SuzSLO

Thanks for the link to that video. I have done...

Thanks for the link to that video. I have done something like that with pin basting in the past, when I had a table like that stored under my bed. One tip: tape a toothpick at the mid point of each...
05-09-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By SuzSLO

Unfortunately, even my oldest threads pass the...

Unfortunately, even my oldest threads pass the snap test. However, they are not wound very evenly, so I don’t use them as either top or bobbin thread on the machine.
Forum: Pictures
05-09-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,895
Posted By SuzSLO

They are fabulous. Great job!

They are fabulous. Great job!
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05-09-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,601
Posted By SuzSLO

I haven’t bought one, but this thread is timely...

I haven’t bought one, but this thread is timely for me. I’m thinking about buying a sit-down long table mounted long arm. But I’m in a quandary of neurotic indecision. I don’t have enough room for...
05-09-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By SuzSLO

Too much thread!

How do you make decisions about decluttering you thread stash? Over the last year or so, I have been mostly sewing/quilting with Autifil and have that brand nicely organized.

But I have old...
Forum: Pictures
05-07-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By SuzSLO

Sorry you had so much trouble with it, but the...

Sorry you had so much trouble with it, but the result is fabulous. Great job.
Forum: Main
05-06-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,717
Posted By SuzSLO

Thanks for that link! I found her videos to be...

Thanks for that link! I found her videos to be helpful. My sewing triangle got more complicated when I realized that the lighting was much better when I stood on the far side of my ironing board...
Forum: Pictures
05-05-2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,753
Posted By SuzSLO

The bag is lovely. Great job. Have a wonderful...

The bag is lovely. Great job. Have a wonderful trip.
Forum: Main
05-03-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By SuzSLO

If you don’t want to choose your own color...

If you don’t want to choose your own color combination, you may need to buy some vintage Peri-Lusta and then match it to something currently available. For the multicolor option, this eBay listing...
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05-03-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By SuzSLO

I see that Bernina currently has a 25% off...

I see that Bernina currently has a 25% off promotion (with a trade in of any machine). Looks pretty attractive to but y right now. Or is this like Accuquilt: wait and another promo will come along.
Forum: Pictures
05-02-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,537
Posted By SuzSLO

Yes. It was a panel. And there is a pattern for...

Yes. It was a panel. And there is a pattern for the tote: https://bearcreekquiltingcompany.com/media/uploads/2019/12/27/files/ReversibleTote.pdf
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