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01-01-2016, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

I need a pattern for a seat cover

Hi, haven't been here in ages, but I could use your collective wisdom. I want to make a seat cushion, square, 2" deep. I've got the foam and fabric, but I need a good, basic pattern, preferably...
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10-18-2013, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

I think I may buy a new Janome 1600p that I've...

I think I may buy a new Janome 1600p that I've been offered for a good price. I know it's wise to check out lots of options, but I sort of like that this fell into my lap, as it's an earlier model of...
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10-16-2013, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

I don't think I have any special needs. I just...

I don't think I have any special needs. I just don't want to pay for a lot of options I won't use.
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10-16-2013, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Thanks, that's really helpful, I'll check it out.

Thanks, that's really helpful, I'll check it out.
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10-16-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

It's so hard to know! There's a great quilting...

It's so hard to know! There's a great quilting store in Manhattan that sells a lot of Bernina machines, but I don't know where else I can try out other brands. I can tell this is going to be a big...
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10-16-2013, 12:46 PM
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Views: 1,187
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Advice for machine shopping

I think I'm going to upgrade my machine for Christmas. I have a Janome Jem Gold, which is a tiny little powerhouse - I love it. But it is very small and I want to start making larger projects. I'm...
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08-13-2013, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Wow, thank you! That's so helpful!

Wow, thank you! That's so helpful!
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08-13-2013, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Yikes! Monkey wrench! I might order extra fabric...

Yikes! Monkey wrench! I might order extra fabric just in case. Boy, this stuff is complicated!
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08-12-2013, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Thank you!

Thank you!
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08-12-2013, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

ok, now I got 90 strips for l/r sides of blocks =...

ok, now I got 90 strips for l/r sides of blocks = 360"
88 strips for top/bottom of blocks = 352" total 712"

so 2 yards of fabric should be plenty. Unless I'm still wrong.
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08-12-2013, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

See? I knew I needed help! Back to the graph...

See? I knew I needed help! Back to the graph paper!
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08-12-2013, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Please help me with my math

I'm getting ready to order fabric for sashing my first large project and I want to make sure I have enough. Can you please check my math?

I'm making 80 4" squares, and I want 2.5" sashing around...
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07-26-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

That looks great. But my ironing board isn't very...

That looks great. But my ironing board isn't very steady. I asked my dad to build me a table, he likes doing stuff like that.
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07-25-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Thank you all! I hope he likes it as much as you...

Thank you all! I hope he likes it as much as you do!
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07-25-2013, 12:49 PM
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Views: 2,439
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

They're sort of funky lotteria cards, with...

They're sort of funky lotteria cards, with skeletons, like the Mexican ones. It's Alexander Henry Folklorico.
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07-25-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,439
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

I've been busy.

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I haven't been around here because I've been working like a demon on this for my boyfriend for an anniversary gift and today's the day! Luckily we're not celebrating until tomorrow so I...
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06-28-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,728
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

That sounds like what I want but some reviews say...

That sounds like what I want but some reviews say it shrinks a lot. Did you have that problem?
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06-27-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

What's the lightest batting?

I'd like to make a super lightweight quilt - is there batting that's best for that sort of thing? I wonder if bamboo would be cooler than cotton or wool? Ideas?
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06-27-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,252
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Thanks! There are actually some small bits of...

Thanks! There are actually some small bits of purple in the blocks (I didn't even notice them until someone at the store pointed them out!) so I think it ties together nicely.
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06-27-2013, 07:55 AM
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Views: 6,252
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

ok, this is what I chose. It's sort of what I'd...

ok, this is what I chose. It's sort of what I'd pictured in my head, and I think it's going to look great! I hope you all (or at least some of you) approve!421367
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06-26-2013, 01:55 PM
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Views: 6,252
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

I bought a dark purple batik that I think will...

I bought a dark purple batik that I think will look great! I'll post a picture soon. Thanks for all the help!
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06-24-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,252
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

I know they're not right for everyone, but I...

I know they're not right for everyone, but I think my bf will love them!
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06-24-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Yes, you have to look at a lot of fabrics and...

Yes, you have to look at a lot of fabrics and wait until it sings to you. I asked a similar question a few days ago and I'll be taking a pile of squares to my LQS for some serious looking around!
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06-24-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,252
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

It's an Alexander Henry line called Folklorio. I...

It's an Alexander Henry line called Folklorio. I think I got them from Fabricworm.com. There are several colorways, and I think they're all gorgeous.
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06-21-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,252
Posted By Sarah in Brooklyn

Those are amazing! Thanks so much!

Those are amazing! Thanks so much!
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