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11-23-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sephie

Welcome to the Board! Those are some adorable...

Welcome to the Board! Those are some adorable sheets and I recognize every single one of them! Lol I wonder if we're roughly the same age.

Depending on the size, would something like the...
Forum: Main
10-17-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Sephie

Oh rats, I'm sorry Susie. I just reread your post...

Oh rats, I'm sorry Susie. I just reread your post and duh, I didn't answer your question at all!

I've glue basted Warm & Natural, Warm & Plush, Hobbs Heirloom cotton, Fairfield 80/20, and one...
Forum: Main
10-17-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Sephie

I water down my glue to about 70% glue to 30%...

I water down my glue to about 70% glue to 30% water which makes it flow well enough if I open the tip to fully open. I drizzle in a wide zigzag with about 3-4in between the lines and I make sure to...
Forum: Main
09-28-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,228
Posted By Sephie

Yes! I'm making another right now too, but for...

Yes! I'm making another right now too, but for FMQ practice samples instead of string quilt blocks. If you want the "easy" way, after you've sewn your blocks together, baste on the backing with your...
Forum: Main
09-26-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By Sephie

When I made my girls' baby quilts, I made them...

When I made my girls' baby quilts, I made them big because I hoped they would use them on their toddler beds. They're 3 and 5yo now and they both still love their baby quilts best. They're about 56 x...
Forum: Main
09-26-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By Sephie

I have no magic formula but I do know that I...

I have no magic formula but I do know that I loathe sewing the bag and the lining separately, then lining them up, then having to turn it through a small opening, etc. I made a bunch of tote bags...
Forum: Main
09-24-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,228
Posted By Sephie

Alternative Method?

You didn't mention what your plan is after finishing the string blocks or if you're going to sash them or not, but as an alternative, you could simply stitch them using the stitch and flip method...
Forum: Main
09-21-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Sephie

I love the pool noodles for basting. I use them...

I love the pool noodles for basting. I use them every time I baste a quilt and the kids (3 and 5yo) love to play with them when I'm not using them! When rolling it on the noodle, I just use regular...
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By Sephie

It's just such a pretty quilt. You've done a...

It's just such a pretty quilt. You've done a beautiful job. I love seeing other people comment on this thread because it brings me back to look at your work!

Someone please feel free to correct me...
Forum: Main
09-17-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By Sephie

Your quilt is beautiful! The colors are so...

Your quilt is beautiful! The colors are so pretty. Well done!

Are you comfortable with FMQ? What about a leafy meander similar to this stencil:...
Forum: Main
09-16-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Sephie

Agree that yes, if it's a stencil with the mesh,...

Agree that yes, if it's a stencil with the mesh, you have to use the pounce. If it's a stencil where it's cut out lines, I actually prefer to use a Crayola Ultra Washable Marker now since I've never...
Forum: Main
09-16-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Sephie

You have to whack it (closed) a few times before...

You have to whack it (closed) a few times before using it each time after it's initially loaded. If it's a new pad, you have to "charge" it (whack!) a bunch to get the powder flowing. The basic...
Forum: Main
06-30-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Sephie

What kind of FMQ foot are you using: gliding or...

What kind of FMQ foot are you using: gliding or hopping?
Are you quilting on something different than you usually do such as batik or a different weight of cotton fabric (bedsheet, tshirt, etc)?
Is...
Forum: Main
06-27-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By Sephie

When it's damp, does it come off easier? Do you...

When it's damp, does it come off easier? Do you think you can post a picture of what it looks like? I'm not sure if the paper is in bits yet, or if it's still in large-ish pieces?

Can you try a...
Forum: Main
06-27-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,497
Posted By Sephie

I debated posting about this but decided tonight...

I debated posting about this but decided tonight that even though it's a lot of work, it's possible you may still be interested :) I am assuming you are quilting on a sit down mid arm - I feel like I...
Forum: Main
06-21-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,798
Posted By Sephie

Yes, you are correct that the JT rulers do vary...

Yes, you are correct that the JT rulers do vary in the increments they cut depending on the ruler. In the size that the OP said (20 x 23), I've only been able to find one JT ruler of that size and it...
Forum: Main
06-20-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,798
Posted By Sephie

Just wanted to say that the ruler the OP has only...

Just wanted to say that the ruler the OP has only allows you to cut 2.5in strips which is not nearly as versatile as many of the other slotted rulers out there which are slotted every 0.5in instead....
Forum: Main
03-13-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By Sephie

I've used raw edge applique for every one of my...

I've used raw edge applique for every one of my labels. They seem to be doing fine. I started out using Wonder Under on the entire label, fusing it down, and then zigzagging the edges, but I also...
Forum: Main
01-15-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Sephie

I really love watching Christina Cameli's classes...

I really love watching Christina Cameli's classes on free motion quilting because she has a very calming manner and she's very clear in her instructions. I especially love how she teaches you to...
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By Sephie

Or this one:...

Or this one: https://www.colorwaysbyvicki.com/save-my-bleeding-quilt.html#/

The downloaded instructions have the detailed process.
Forum: Main
01-02-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,021
Posted By Sephie

I do not think you need to go out and buy a...

I do not think you need to go out and buy a different machine quite yet nor do I think you need to have it serviced - the cost of servicing is likely not worth what you even paid for the machine...
Forum: Main
01-01-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,021
Posted By Sephie

1) When is the thread breaking? While you're...

1) When is the thread breaking? While you're sewing a seam, or right at the start?
2) Thread getting bunched up: If this is happening at the start of a seam, this is probably because you're not...
Forum: Main
12-19-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By Sephie

It looks like the applique was done directly onto...

It looks like the applique was done directly onto the background fabric without cutting away any of the background fabric behind the applique. Is this correct? I also see no batting coming through...
Forum: Main
12-12-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,738
Posted By Sephie

If you are asking if the Raw Edge Applique method...

If you are asking if the Raw Edge Applique method (Wonder Under on the back, fuse it down, zigzag around the edges) will hold up in the wash, absolutely yes. I did my second daughter's baby quilt...
Forum: Main
12-03-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,513
Posted By Sephie

Actually, it can help you save thread! If you're...

Actually, it can help you save thread! If you're prepared, the leaders and enders are actually pieces you are using in another quilt. Or if you're using all 2.5in squares, you have yourself a very...
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