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Forum: Pictures
03-29-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By nanibi

That is one nifty quilt! Really like its energy.

That is one nifty quilt! Really like its energy.
Forum: Recipes
02-12-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By nanibi

Clever! I'm a vegetarian and I'll try these...

Clever! I'm a vegetarian and I'll try these 'crab' cakes.
Forum: Recipes
02-11-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By nanibi

tofu

Reading Tropit's adventures with fermentation, I though this might be of interest to those who enjoy tofu. You never see anything about freezing tofu, but this is a good way to use it. Freeze a block...
Forum: Pictures
01-23-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By nanibi

This is the most attractive quilt of this sort...

This is the most attractive quilt of this sort I've seen--really nice!
01-01-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By nanibi

read vs unread threads

I really miss the change in color (green to magenta) when threads are opened. Is there any way to mark that I've looked at a thread? I generally don't remember the titles...
Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,428
Posted By nanibi

Storm at sea is one pattern made easier by these...

Storm at sea is one pattern made easier by these rulers--the long-pointed triangles in the outer pieces of each block. "Long triangles" as opposed to the 45-90-45 degree triangles in the rest of the...
Forum: Main
08-31-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By nanibi

I like this company's batting. They make 2 kinds,...

I like this company's batting. They make 2 kinds, "request" which is "thinnest loft preferred by hand quilters also excellent for machine quilting" and "select" which is "favorite loft for machine...
Forum: Main
08-27-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,621
Posted By nanibi

Message 1000scraps--or is it 10,000?--on this...

Message 1000scraps--or is it 10,000?--on this board. She is prolific German quilter; might have suggestions or comments.
Forum: Main
08-16-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By nanibi

try dutchquilts.com very nice little shop...

try dutchquilts.com very nice little shop...
Forum: Main
07-26-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By nanibi

I did just what you want to do by making a...

I did just what you want to do by making a stencil out of special plastic that you melt with a hot pen something like a soldering iron. It takes some practice but works pretty well. I got both from...
Forum: Main
07-08-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,691
Posted By nanibi

I put dull or broken needles of any sort in my...

I put dull or broken needles of any sort in my husband's 'sharps' container. Not having one of those, you could put them in a metal or plastic container, like a prescription meds one with screw-on...
Forum: Main
04-25-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,991
Posted By nanibi

equilter.com, connectingthreads, hancocks of...

equilter.com, connectingthreads, hancocks of paducah
Forum: Main
03-14-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,668
Posted By nanibi

Try Wawak.com--a commercial site. There is a...

Try Wawak.com--a commercial site. There is a smooth one, very cheap, and several others including Clover.
Forum: Main
02-17-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,132
Posted By nanibi

I used to do that, too, Boston; it makes a...

I used to do that, too, Boston; it makes a binding that looks like cording. But it's hard to sew down by hand and impossible by machine, so I'm trying wider bindings, and all-machine sewing.
Forum: Main
01-19-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,946
Posted By nanibi

They are shrinking in the direction that was...

They are shrinking in the direction that was lengthwise grain (because it's stretched more in manufacture). Same thing would happen if you washed them. I pre-wash everything, so I never get to use...
Forum: Pictures
01-15-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,531
Posted By nanibi

The magenta bits, just a few, really make the...

The magenta bits, just a few, really make the quilt. It's lovely.
Forum: Main
12-10-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,971
Posted By nanibi

This sounds dumb, but when you get the E6...

This sounds dumb, but when you get the E6 message, did you try pressing the "OK" button? In doing so, you're saying "I got the message." Then you can do some of the suggestions above that are...
Forum: Pictures
11-07-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,472
Posted By nanibi

Both are very pretty. And I want to say, I really...

Both are very pretty. And I want to say, I really like the black-blue-white combination and that the blue squares are mostly incomplete, in different ways. Very pleasing.
Forum: Main
10-23-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,481
Posted By nanibi

sewingsuz may have it--I've found that after...

sewingsuz may have it--I've found that after sewing with dogs down and switching the up/down feed dog switch, the dogs don't come back up until the stitching mechanism has cycled. The feed dogs move...
Forum: Main
10-09-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,432
Posted By nanibi

You could try sewingpartsonline.com -- they say...

You could try sewingpartsonline.com -- they say they have lots of makes of manuals. I haven't bought from them but others here have recommended.
Forum: Main
09-19-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,092
Posted By nanibi

There is so much energy in this super-cool quilt!...

There is so much energy in this super-cool quilt! I think it needs a border to contain it--maybe a little wider than the width of the strips, or wider than that if you like. But yes, a border.
Forum: Main
09-09-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,323
Posted By nanibi

Thanks for posting the pic--it will really be a...

Thanks for posting the pic--it will really be a gorgeous quilt!
Forum: Main
09-07-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,323
Posted By nanibi

I haven't one to show, but I'd love to see yours....

I haven't one to show, but I'd love to see yours. It's really helpful to see what (the maker feels) doesn't work--and maybe someone's comment will change your mind?
Forum: Main
08-27-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By nanibi

Hello! and welcome. What I'd do--I haven't...

Hello! and welcome. What I'd do--I haven't constructed a quilt this way but have thought about--is assemble it pillowcase style. You make the front and back precisely the same size and sew the 3...
Forum: Pictures
08-24-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,046
Posted By nanibi

Strikingly handsome quilt--love the color...

Strikingly handsome quilt--love the color assortment.
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