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04-27-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,452
Posted By QUILTNUT

Hey, Jackie What color rut? You and I have...

Hey, Jackie

What color rut? You and I have the same taste...that is, to say, superb. Just joking, of course. I am hoping you will give me permission to copy your design. I just dearly love your...
Forum: Main
04-26-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,247
Posted By QUILTNUT

I have looked everywhere for the thread (is that...

I have looked everywhere for the thread (is that the proper term?) some kind soul entered here about a "crumb" block, It looked interesting, so I copied it and put it my file.

About two weeks...
Forum: Main
04-22-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By QUILTNUT

:D Don't know if it will help. but I made a...

:D Don't know if it will help. but I made a medallion center by taking a regular 12 inch quilt block that I really liked and just doubled the size...if a square componnent is 2", I made it 4". This...
Forum: Main
04-18-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By QUILTNUT

I had an instructor in art school who said "all...

I had an instructor in art school who said "all artists are thieves" My question is this; is it okay to copy ideas from folks on this web site? I have seen some of the prettiest blocks and designs...
Forum: Main
04-17-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,187
Posted By QUILTNUT

There was a time when I would have been really...

There was a time when I would have been really upset, just like you...you put so much of your time and work and love into these handmade things, and it is heartbreaking to see them taken so...
Forum: Main
04-17-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By QUILTNUT

I just saw an appliqued quilt kit in a quilter's...

I just saw an appliqued quilt kit in a quilter's magagzine, and it looks really cool. They've just stitched the piece down, leaving (looks like) about a quarter-inch RAW. It fuzzes up when it's...
Forum: Main
04-12-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,788
Posted By QUILTNUT

Haven't used floss in years, but I seem to...

Haven't used floss in years, but I seem to remember that it knots less if you take the strand set you've just pulled from the main bunch, pull it gently thru your fingers to smooth it a little and...
Forum: Main
04-12-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,125
Posted By QUILTNUT

:D :D Dear Patrice, I agree with you...

:D :D

Dear Patrice, I agree with you completeLY...I bought a cheap little thread snipper..one of those .99 bargain bin items. Loved it, but didn't think it would last, so I bought a more...
Forum: Main
04-04-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,581
Posted By QUILTNUT

That sounds about right to me for a good tune-up....

That sounds about right to me for a good tune-up. I think it's worth it if you think of it like this; changing the oil in your car is, say, $30...replacing the engine is $3000.

You buy a really...
04-02-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,230
Posted By QUILTNUT

I just got out the copy of my invoice...I bought...

I just got out the copy of my invoice...I bought 40 yards. Mea Culpa. There's no point in making excuses...I will come right out and admit it; when it comes to fabric, I am addicted. Spineless as a...
04-01-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,230
Posted By QUILTNUT

Hey, Quilting Aggi.. Just read about the...

Hey, Quilting Aggi..

Just read about the thousandsofbolts web site....now I am in serious trouble too. That is a most excellent website. I don't know whether to hunt you down and break your...
Forum: Main
03-26-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,125
Posted By QUILTNUT

Hi Ruth...excellent question. I've been sewing...

Hi Ruth...excellent question. I've been sewing for 46 years. My first machine was a 1949 Necchi. Superb machine. Second machine was a 1985 Singer..very good machine. Third machine is a...
Forum: Main
03-11-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,494
Posted By QUILTNUT

Hey folks, Everybody be honest now...Which part...

Hey folks,
Everybody be honest now...Which part of the quilting process do you like the least? Like, cutting or binding or pressing. Maybe if we get a concensus we can put our heads together and...
Forum: Main
03-07-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By QUILTNUT

HI Diamonds! What beautiful fabrics. Would you ...

HI Diamonds! What beautiful fabrics. Would you maybe consider throwing a soft cream fabric? Either way, with just two (or three) colors, your design load will have to be carried by the intricacy...
Forum: Main
02-29-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,621
Posted By QUILTNUT

I reckon I'm off stride from most folks, but I...

I reckon I'm off stride from most folks, but I always press my seams open, that's the way my mother taught me. In quilting, I've tried the pressing to the dark side thingy and it just doesn't seem...
Forum: Main
02-29-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By QUILTNUT

I design my own quilts...so sometimes it comes...

I design my own quilts...so sometimes it comes out yucky and I get disgusted and throw it away... This is a mistake. I found one last night I' made a year or so ago. For whatever reason it ended...
Forum: Main
02-14-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,170
Posted By QUILTNUT

Estelle, I have a rowenta travel iron...

Estelle,

I have a rowenta travel iron too...and love it. The only downside is that is leaks when you first add water to it. Does yours do that too?.....Mary
Forum: Main
01-24-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,396
Posted By QUILTNUT

Dear Norah, I have always hand-quilted my...

Dear Norah,

I have always hand-quilted my quilts and have always had the same concerns about it that most folks seem to. I spent years fretting about it until I realized that it just simply...
Forum: Main
12-28-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,417
Posted By QUILTNUT

One quick question about applique...is it better...

One quick question about applique...is it better to match the sewing thread to the piece being applied, or is it better the match the sewing thread to the background fabric? THANKS!
Forum: Main
12-22-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By QUILTNUT

WILL BE SENDING AS MANY QUILTS AS I CAN MANAGE...

WILL BE SENDING AS MANY QUILTS AS I CAN MANAGE FOR THESE WONDERFUL MEN AND WOMEN.. IT WILL BE A PRIVILEGE.

GOD BLESS ALL...MARY
Forum: Main
12-14-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,380
Posted By QUILTNUT

Hi Vanessa I've been sewing for 46 years...

Hi Vanessa

I've been sewing for 46 years now, and I don't know how many times over the years people have asked my advice about what sewing machines to get. I'll tell you what I told all of...
Forum: Main
12-05-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,325
Posted By QUILTNUT

Hey folks......has anyone tried the rubber sorter...

Hey folks......has anyone tried the rubber sorter thumbs found in office supply stores? I've used them for years and find them very satisfactory...never could get used to the traditional...
Forum: Main
12-03-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,212
Posted By QUILTNUT

Karen, I also own a Phaff sewing machine and...

Karen,

I also own a Phaff sewing machine and I'm very pleased with it. Mine is the Tiptronic 2040. It's 7 years old and has never given me any problems, aside from seeming to be a little fussy...
Forum: Main
11-30-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By QUILTNUT

I've never made a lap quilt, but I have seen the...

I've never made a lap quilt, but I have seen the pre-cut batting for sale in
Hancocks of Paducah which measure 60 x 60. This is a 5 foot square which sounds about right to me, unless the recipient...
Forum: Main
11-24-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By QUILTNUT

Hey, folks, Can anyone tell me whether machine...

Hey, folks, Can anyone tell me whether machine applique is judged as being equal to hand applique in a show? Provided it is well done, of course. I want to get into applique, but am not sure...
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