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Forum: Main
05-23-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By TexasSunshine

Looking for fabric with ATV's or four wheelers

Does anyone know where to find fabric with ATV's, four wheelers or "muddin" themes? I have a friend that wants me to make a quilt for a grown grandson with this theme. I can't seem to find anything,...
Forum: Main
04-06-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By TexasSunshine

I did one string quilt and wanted that effect so...

I did one string quilt and wanted that effect so I just put a navy blue strip in the center of each square and when I sewed them together they formed the lattice effect.
Forum: Main
04-04-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,572
Posted By TexasSunshine

I use Connecting Threads cotton on the cones for...

I use Connecting Threads cotton on the cones for almost all my piecing, sewing and on the longarm. I have no problems with it and the prices a are great. I think most threads are linty to some degree...
Forum: Main
03-16-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By TexasSunshine

I prefer to use a thin muslin as a foundation and...

I prefer to use a thin muslin as a foundation and at our LQS meeting the teacher said use fabric from your slash that you don't like and might not use in a quilt
Forum: Main
03-16-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,913
Posted By TexasSunshine

I wash everything first but have mixed batiks and...

I wash everything first but have mixed batiks and cottons many times with no problems
Forum: Main
01-03-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,388
Posted By TexasSunshine

I bought a Shark not long ago from Kohls, it was...

I bought a Shark not long ago from Kohls, it was about $50 but I had a 30% off plus a $10 off coupon so I consider that a good deal. It is a medium weight, good steam and I am very pleased with it
Forum: Main
01-02-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
Posted By TexasSunshine

I have been asked to do a double sided T-shirt...

I have been asked to do a double sided T-shirt quilt also. I wondered about quilting on the LA. I have done one T-shirt quilt on only one side but I think it should work. The only problem I can see...
Forum: Main
11-06-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,487
Posted By TexasSunshine

I have made several quilts for my dining table...

I have made several quilts for my dining table for different seasons. I remove the quilt and use a tablecloth.
10-25-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By TexasSunshine

Jenny Doan's Waco Show

Is anyone going to the Jenny Doan's Waco, Texas this Saturday, October 27? I bought my ticket as soon as I got the email about it. I just got an email today that they are sold out. I am so excited to...
Forum: Main
09-26-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,994
Posted By TexasSunshine

I made my granddaughter a quilt to carry to...

I made my granddaughter a quilt to carry to football games when she played in the band. She wanted it to be very warm so I put fleece on the the back with a layer of batting in the middle. It was...
Forum: Main
08-28-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,623
Posted By TexasSunshine

Thanks for the feedback. I have googled as much...

Thanks for the feedback. I have googled as much as I could find, plus checked out a couple of videos. I am leaning toward a simple 4 patch with gold and sashing of purple. I didn't realized there...
Forum: Main
08-27-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,623
Posted By TexasSunshine

Crown Royal Quilt

My granddaughter wants me to make her husband a quilt made from Crown Royal bags that belonged to his grandfather. I have been doing research and I haven't seen anything that says to stabilize the...
Forum: Main
08-22-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,975
Posted By TexasSunshine

I use it all the time to back baby and children's...

I use it all the time to back baby and children's quilts. I quilt on my longarm. I just take care not to stretch it.
Forum: Recipes
08-10-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By TexasSunshine

I blanch mine for a few minutes before I stuff...

I blanch mine for a few minutes before I stuff them, it seems to make them tender
Forum: Main
07-31-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,733
Posted By TexasSunshine

I have made several and like using a very thin...

I have made several and like using a very thin muslin, it just gives it a good foundation to keep the strings from stretching when sewing.
Forum: Main
07-19-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By TexasSunshine

Hobby Lobby did have some Elvis fabric

Hobby Lobby did have some Elvis fabric
Forum: Main
06-26-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By TexasSunshine

I do squares for my tablecloth quilts, about 55...

I do squares for my tablecloth quilts, about 55 to 60 inches, but i primarily make lap quilts and prefer rectangular ones. I do take into account if the person is tall.
Forum: Main
06-26-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,674
Posted By TexasSunshine

I have given quilts as Christmas, wedding and for...

I have given quilts as Christmas, wedding and for new babies. People seem to appreciate them . I do try to get ideas of color. I have made lap quilts for all the kids at church ( we do have a small...
06-22-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,406
Posted By TexasSunshine

Thanks everyone that commented, I think I will...

Thanks everyone that commented, I think I will not order from them
06-21-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,406
Posted By TexasSunshine

Ordering from Zulily

Has anyone ever ordered from Zulily? How do the sizes run, either to small or to large. They have some cute blouses but I do not like to order when I am not sure about the size.
Forum: Main
06-10-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,299
Posted By TexasSunshine

When I was designing mine most of the blocks were...

When I was designing mine most of the blocks were 12 1/2 inches but I also had several rectangular shaped ones. I laid them out on the bed after stabilizing and cutting them out and moved them around...
Forum: Main
06-09-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,727
Posted By TexasSunshine

I kind of figured it out as I was posted the...

I kind of figured it out as I was posted the question. I ended up putting the sides to read vertical. I'm glad I had plenty of fabric. Thanks for the replies. I have never had so many problems with a...
Forum: Main
06-09-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,727
Posted By TexasSunshine

Directional Border

I am making a T Shirt quilt (and I hope I never have to make another one) and I am adding borders that are the name of a football team. I am putting the top and bottom borders so the words are right...
Forum: Main
06-08-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,951
Posted By TexasSunshine

My older Pfaff would sew over any thickness I...

My older Pfaff would sew over any thickness I had. I used to make purses, heavy totes of decorator fabric and denium and it never hesitated. Love that machine
Forum: Main
05-31-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,750
Posted By TexasSunshine

I print my receipts and keep them in a folder so...

I print my receipts and keep them in a folder so I can refer back to in case I want to reorder or recall where I bought something
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