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Forum: Main
10-24-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By pbraun

I LOVE the possibilities of FMQ and rulers...and...

I LOVE the possibilities of FMQ and rulers...and each tip I follow from quilters adds to my success.
Forum: Main
10-24-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,551
Posted By pbraun

Julieasb...I too wanted do machine quilting and...

Julieasb...I too wanted do machine quilting and ruler work. I could do SITD with a special foot, and straight lines using painter's tape. But for special quilts I went to the best longarmer. Took a...
Forum: Main
10-14-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,936
Posted By pbraun

Thanks, entangled. I am constantly on the lookout...

Thanks, entangled. I am constantly on the lookout for ideas. I have a baby outfit from the 1950's and a couple from the 70'I would like to do something with. Not sure what.
Forum: Main
10-12-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,296
Posted By pbraun

Thumbs up I usually make quilts for all the seasons and...

I usually make quilts for all the seasons and display them in my house and enjoy looking at them.[/QUOTE]
Love this idea. I made on "mystery" quilt with Christmas fabric , but would like to do more.
Forum: Main
10-12-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,296
Posted By pbraun

I started making what I call picnic quilts. They...

I started making what I call picnic quilts. They are meant lay on the ground, take washing, and wear out, so I can keep making them. None of the recipients have to feel they need to be shown off in...
Forum: Main
10-12-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,936
Posted By pbraun

As I was dreaming of quilting long ago and far...

As I was dreaming of quilting long ago and far away, I thought quilts were made from clothes that were no longer wearable, or from baby clothes that no one could give or throw away. You get the...
Forum: Main
10-12-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,189
Posted By pbraun

For a utility quilt and practice with ruler work,...

For a utility quilt and practice with ruler work, I sandwiched individual rows of blocks and am quilting each block using different rulers. I will use Marti's book to decide how to connect the rows.
Forum: Main
10-06-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,189
Posted By pbraun

I too am using Marti Mitchell's book Machine...

I too am using Marti Mitchell's book Machine Quilting in Sections. It is helping me learn to machine quilt with fancy quilting beyond straight line quilting.
Forum: Main
10-06-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By pbraun

I am trying to learn to quilt using rulers, so I...

I am trying to learn to quilt using rulers, so I cut batting and backing in length of the 5 block rows. I am attaching the blocks together directly on the backing and batting (backing wrong side up,...
Forum: Main
10-06-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,676
Posted By pbraun

LOVE the idea of taking pictures of each finished...

LOVE the idea of taking pictures of each finished quilt. Since I am a beginner, I don't give too many away as they may not be good enough yet. I do have a lot of what I call floor quilts for grand...
Forum: Main
10-04-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,676
Posted By pbraun

Since I started quilting late, I decided to keep...

Since I started quilting late, I decided to keep track of what I do. Using Word, I set up a chart that lists the date started (or when I buy a kit), name of project(ie Tori's t-shirt quilt), where I...
Forum: Main
09-30-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By pbraun

Thanks for the encouragement Ladywingnut! I am...

Thanks for the encouragement Ladywingnut! I am practicing ruler work and FMQ on flannel left over from my pieced blocks; trying to figure out how to do it well. I know it takes umpteen hours to...
Forum: Pictures
09-22-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,006
Posted By pbraun

A perfect quilt for today, the Autumnal...

A perfect quilt for today, the Autumnal Equinox...makes me want to cuddle under such a fun quilt and read while drinking hot tea.
Forum: Main
09-16-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,046
Posted By pbraun

Our AAUW Quilt Group creates a quilt annually and...

Our AAUW Quilt Group creates a quilt annually and gets $5 per ticket, proceeds go to scholarships.
Forum: Main
09-16-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By pbraun

I used large gator clips from office supply...

I used large gator clips from office supply stores.
Forum: Main
09-16-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By pbraun

Ditto to Rff1010's reply. The middle of the...

Ditto to Rff1010's reply. The middle of the quilting process, basting the sandwhich, is always a big mess for me.
Forum: Main
09-16-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By pbraun

Thank you for sharing the link. With a friend I...

Thank you for sharing the link. With a friend I am presenting "Quilts as Communication" at the Illinois Reading Council conference next march. We are looking for ways to show teachers and students...
Forum: Main
08-31-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,583
Posted By pbraun

I too use the flange and like the extra color and...

I too use the flange and like the extra color and the look. Otherwise I have to machine stitch to the front then fold to back and hand stitch.
Forum: Main
08-31-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By pbraun

Will you be posting your presentation?

Will you be posting your presentation?
Forum: Main
08-31-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By pbraun

Thanks for this site.

Thanks for this site.
Forum: Main
08-29-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By pbraun

Thanks to all. I too remember the "modern"...

Thanks to all. I too remember the "modern" movement in decorating as my mother painted the livingroom chocolate brown, hung gold drapes and bought a lime green couch. No flowers in any fabric! She...
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By pbraun

Thanks Peggi. I took screen shots and will see...

Thanks Peggi.
I took screen shots and will see what DD likes.
pat
Forum: Main
08-27-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By pbraun

Mid Century Modern Quilt Patterns or Book

Hi Quilting Friends,
Our daughter LOVES mid century modern which to me means shapes and lines and maybe even flowers. When I google many different names for mid century modern quilt patterns all I...
Forum: Main
07-02-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By pbraun

Thank you. The video and written directions are...

Thank you. The video and written directions are just what I need to improve my mitered corners.
06-26-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By pbraun

Actually, I really enjoyed seeing so many cute...

Actually, I really enjoyed seeing so many cute things to do with the leftovers. I have a hard time tossing things...always thinking there must be a use for them. For example, when I ran out of...
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