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02-17-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By GrannieAnnie

Walmart fabric

I just purchased some flannel for a rag blanket from Walmart on line. I was just goofing off with my tablet the other day and discovered Walmart.com sells fabric by the yard. Full yards, but that's...
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02-17-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By GrannieAnnie

Questions about copyrights

1. How can a person using standard shapes (squares, triangles, hexagons) be absolutely positive their creation has never been done before. Quilting is as old as the hills, I don't see any way they...
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02-12-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,776
Posted By GrannieAnnie

Sing it, Sister!

Sing it, Sister!
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02-12-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,776
Posted By GrannieAnnie

There's a big difference between poly/cotton...

There's a big difference between poly/cotton blends and 100% poly!
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02-12-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By GrannieAnnie

Just my opinion, but I'll never spend another...

Just my opinion, but I'll never spend another penny on a new Singer. My last one flew apart in less than 3 months. Literally a piece flew off and was not fixable.
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02-10-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By GrannieAnnie

Your green choices are close enough in value that...

Your green choices are close enough in value that using all 8 pieces in one block works for me. Can't say I'd always go for 8 different pieces.
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02-10-2015, 09:48 PM
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Posted By GrannieAnnie

Define "traditional baby quilt" please!

Define "traditional baby quilt" please!
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02-10-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By GrannieAnnie

USE plain old copy paper. I'm surprised the...

USE plain old copy paper. I'm surprised the directions didn't state that.
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02-10-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,776
Posted By GrannieAnnie

I've made well over 50 rag blankets for seriously...

I've made well over 50 rag blankets for seriously ill folks in my community. NOt a one has ever complained about their blanket "not being the best". For starters, I can't afford to buy the best. ...
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02-10-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,776
Posted By GrannieAnnie

IMO, save the bending to another's rules. Make...

IMO, save the bending to another's rules. Make "charity" quilts for someone local who had a fire or flood. Those people will value your work.
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02-10-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,776
Posted By GrannieAnnie

I do a lot of pillowcases. Poly/cotton is great...

I do a lot of pillowcases. Poly/cotton is great for that. And I'll use almost anything woven for my rag blankets. I AM NOT A PURIST! Absolutely not!
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02-10-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By GrannieAnnie

Too bad you couldn't see the pics she did post. ...

Too bad you couldn't see the pics she did post. On the backside photo, you can clearly see the little triangles are cheaters.
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02-06-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,734
Posted By GrannieAnnie

I have not looked at embroidery machines, but I,...

I have not looked at embroidery machines, but I, myself, would NOT buy anything new from Singer. Burned a few years back.
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02-06-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By GrannieAnnie

Sorry to laugh, but I assume you have...

Sorry to laugh, but I assume you have auto-correct? Toyota seems a strange correction of an age old word like yo-yo!
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02-06-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,533
Posted By GrannieAnnie

Anything dropped on the floor will roll to the...

Anything dropped on the floor will roll to the farthermost location. (or bounce!)
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02-05-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By GrannieAnnie

Please understand, flannel is a finish for a...

Please understand, flannel is a finish for a fiber. Cotton is a fiber. Most likely your flannel is cotton or at least a cotton blend.

And the answer is yes, you can use smooth cotton with...
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02-03-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,229
Posted By GrannieAnnie

google "quilts made of just squares". You'll...

google "quilts made of just squares". You'll find lots of patterns. Some triangles slipped in the list, but just ignore them.
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02-03-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,229
Posted By GrannieAnnie

There are lots of patterns with just squares or...

There are lots of patterns with just squares or rectangles or both. Look around!
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01-28-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By GrannieAnnie

King Sized---------should suit everyone.

King Sized---------should suit everyone.
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01-28-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,289
Posted By GrannieAnnie

The quilt is solid colors, heavy on the black. ...

The quilt is solid colors, heavy on the black. Typical Amish quilt.
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01-28-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,363
Posted By GrannieAnnie

make 4 more and do diagonal rows of 1, 3, 5, 7,...

make 4 more and do diagonal rows of 1, 3, 5, 7, 5, 3, 1
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01-27-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,465
Posted By GrannieAnnie

What's the pattern, here?

What's the pattern, here?
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01-27-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,927
Posted By GrannieAnnie

I'd look on Craigslist and shopgoodwill and look...

I'd look on Craigslist and shopgoodwill and look for a simple machine that's 25-30 years old. As simple as possible. You can probably pick one up for $25. Use that to start. If you do good, she/he...
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01-27-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By GrannieAnnie

outside of ironing, treat it like you would denim.

outside of ironing, treat it like you would denim.
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01-26-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,183
Posted By GrannieAnnie

It's just squares and 9 patches! Fake it!

It's just squares and 9 patches! Fake it!
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