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02-08-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196

How are you going to applique it -- hand or...

How are you going to applique it -- hand or machine. If do it by machine, your stitches will show on the back, but you can hand applique it and just stitch through the top fabric.
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02-08-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617

I have a Designer SE and love it. Yes, you can...

I have a Designer SE and love it. Yes, you can drop the needle with the foot control. It has so many features. Be sure this price includes the embroidery module. Any accessories with it? ...
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07-26-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775

Contact Grace Frames and they will help you.

Contact Grace Frames and they will help you.
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07-26-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203

YLI, Aurifil, and Precensia all make wonderful...

YLI, Aurifil, and Precensia all make wonderful hand quilting threads. But if these are not available to you, use any 40 wt. that is. To confuse matters, there's also #9 Perle Cotton that works...
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07-12-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,316

I don't know if you are talking about Loops that...

I don't know if you are talking about Loops that fit around your head and the lens flips down. I use them for most of my hand work. Mine was purchased by a dentist friend through his supply source,...
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07-12-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,395

I'm exhausted just reading this. I started...

I'm exhausted just reading this. I started quilting in 1996 and I haven't made a total of 20 quilts let alone 50. I have been working almost exclusively on a quilt for 2-1/2 years. Hopefully, I'll...
Forum: Main
07-12-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,531

I have used Kaufman's Kona Cotton, Moda Bella...

I have used Kaufman's Kona Cotton, Moda Bella solids, and Michael Miller. I think I like Moda and Michael Miller better than Kona. It seems to me that some Kona's are heavier than others. I used a...
Forum: Main
07-12-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,442

I forgot to add that I usually dry my quilts in...

I forgot to add that I usually dry my quilts in the dryer. However, the exception is the one I'm finishing now. I'll wash it, but plan to dry flat so that I can block it.
Forum: Main
07-12-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,442

I am a hand quilter so by the time I finish a...

I am a hand quilter so by the time I finish a quilt it is quite dirty and must be washed. I wash mine in the machine with Dreft detergent and lots of color catchers.
Forum: Main
07-07-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,638

Since I don't like "Quilty" and I'm not...

Since I don't like "Quilty" and I'm not interested in modern quilting or machine quilting this really has nothing for me. So, I won't be renewing my membership. .
Forum: Main
07-07-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,726

I use Roxanne's silver pencil and have had no...

I use Roxanne's silver pencil and have had no issues in washing it out. I also use Sewline pencil for marking as I go -- it rubs off easily and not good for marking an entire top. I found some...
Forum: Main
07-07-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,200

I would suggest taking a smaller bite of fabric...

I would suggest taking a smaller bite of fabric when doing either ladder or whip stitches (a couple threads on each piece) and make two stitches at both ends of hexies -- beginning and ending. I use...
Forum: Main
06-14-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241

I must admit I'm a little confused -- you say you...

I must admit I'm a little confused -- you say you are going to PP but you want your fabric to be portable. Won't you need your machine to PP? That isn't very portable. In any event, check the...
06-11-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,073

I have never used Pay Pal, but I do know that Ted...

I have never used Pay Pal, but I do know that Ted Storm's thumb thimble is legit. I considered purchasing either this one or Thimblelady's, but wanted to try it out before I spent $80 - $100 on a...
Forum: Main
06-11-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805

Check out Jinny Beyer's Studio in Great Falls, VA.

Check out Jinny Beyer's Studio in Great Falls, VA.
Forum: Main
06-11-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585

I'm assuming the parasol ladies are appliqued. ...

I'm assuming the parasol ladies are appliqued. I'd outline the applique and then do a cross hatch in the background. There are also a number of straight lines patterns you could use as well. ...
Forum: Main
06-04-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,853

I am a hand quilter and am now quilting a 90 x 90...

I am a hand quilter and am now quilting a 90 x 90 quilt with cross hatching in a hoop. I didn't mark before sandwiching because I planned to use masking/painters tape. After much frustration and...
Forum: Main
05-29-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,961

I had a red fabric that I prewashed in Retayne. ...

I had a red fabric that I prewashed in Retayne. However, when I completed my king size red and white quilt top I discovered that the red bled onto the white when I spritzed the marking for quilting....
Forum: Main
05-15-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,926

Erinezavala, even stitches on the back will come...

Erinezavala, even stitches on the back will come with practice.
Forum: Main
05-09-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,778

I'm making a GMG with 30's reproduction fabrics. ...

I'm making a GMG with 30's reproduction fabrics. All flowers will have a yellow center, a solid in the first round to coordinate with the print in the second round, then a third round of white. I'm...
Forum: Main
05-09-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,246

I forgot to mention Oakshott fabric. I wasn't...

I forgot to mention Oakshott fabric. I wasn't familiar with it until I read Barbara Chainey's blog. She's a British quilter and says this is all she uses. I googled Oakshott and it appears you can...
Forum: Main
05-09-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,246

Roc Lon Muslin is a very good muslin with a 70...

Roc Lon Muslin is a very good muslin with a 70 +/- thread count. Joann carries Roc Lon, but their muslin is not the 70 thread count -- I think it may be considerably less than 60 which is why it...
Forum: Main
05-09-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,546

Never accept the yardage listed in a pattern as...

Never accept the yardage listed in a pattern as gospel. It's quite simple to figure yardage for your backing. Measure the width of your top, divide it by 40 (width of 44 inch fabric less selvage...
Forum: Main
05-09-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,143

Quilters Dream makes a thin batting called...

Quilters Dream makes a thin batting called "Request." You can find it in cotton and polyester. Then there is the Cathedral Window pattern that uses no batting.
Forum: Main
05-05-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003

Are you doing needle turn or the preturn method? ...

Are you doing needle turn or the preturn method? I needle turn and use 1/8 to 1/16 inch seam allowances. If the pieces are small I cut out 1/4 to 3/8 in seam allowance, pin or tack it in place and...
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