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Yesterday, 02:03 PM
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Posted By DawnFurlong

Interesting, combining them both in one quilt. I...

Interesting, combining them both in one quilt. I wouldn't have thought of doing that, but will have to remember!
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Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By DawnFurlong

In looking at Missouri Star Quilts...

In looking at Missouri Star Quilts template/rulers - they have a small set and a large set. Apparently both fit on a 10 inch square. It looks like the small set maybe lets you have different size...
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10-08-2021, 09:26 AM
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Posted By DawnFurlong

OnebyOne - I looked up Missouri Star rulers after...

OnebyOne - I looked up Missouri Star rulers after you mentioned them. I generally like anything by Missouri Star! I'll have to remember about glue basting if I'm having trouble.

ctrysass2012 - I'm...
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10-07-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By DawnFurlong

I signed up for it, though I will have to watch...

I signed up for it, though I will have to watch the videos on YouTube, because I work during the day. I just love watching her videos! I don't think I am going to get the panel though. I am kind of...
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10-07-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By DawnFurlong

Drunkards Path rulers - what is your favorite?

I have fallen in love with this block. I watched a YouTube video on using rulers by CutRite to create this block (CutRite Slit 'N Sew Drunkard Path Rulers...
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10-04-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,552
Posted By DawnFurlong

What a beautiful quilt! I agree with others, I...

What a beautiful quilt! I agree with others, I like the idea of a 1 (or even 2) inch inner border (I wouldn't do white there either) and then an outer border. Perhaps a 3 or 4 " outer border? I...
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10-04-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
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Posted By DawnFurlong

I don't think of myself as a particularly...

I don't think of myself as a particularly creative person, and so when I took a quilting class, I was amazed at what I could create using strip piecing. It took off from there. So many pretty fabrics...
09-27-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By DawnFurlong

At this point, about the same as yours. If it...

At this point, about the same as yours. If it were unblemished, with all parts, working - that might turn my head. In particular, if it was a machine that needed to be in a cabinet, I would want the...
09-27-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By DawnFurlong

Singer 15-91 foot pedal/power cord

I have a Singer 15-91 that was previously in a sewing cabinet. It had a knee mount to use when sewing to control sewing speed. The cabinet was separated from the machine. I have a power cord that...
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09-21-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,602
Posted By DawnFurlong

Interesting, I did as you said you did (backed up...

Interesting, I did as you said you did (backed up and looked for the color changes). I come up with 12 changes also, didn't think to look at it that way. I'm hoping this will be okay with this...
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09-21-2021, 06:21 AM
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Views: 1,704
Posted By DawnFurlong

That is my problem with most machines. It seems...

That is my problem with most machines. It seems the stitches get skewed as you have noted. Spending that much money on a machine, I guess I expect straight stitches. However, I do understand the...
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09-20-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By DawnFurlong

I understand what you mean! I already have quite...

I understand what you mean! I already have quite a few pictures on my phone of various swaps with regard to fabric placement. That fabric is just outside of the other darker blues (it has black in...
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09-19-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,602
Posted By DawnFurlong

Bargello fabric colors - how do these look?

I am doing my first bargello quilt, following the pattern Surf Song from Eileen Wright's book Twist and Turn Bargello Quilts. I want to use blues and greens (I found an image of a quilt I loved, I...
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09-16-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By DawnFurlong

Enlarging a Bargello - Surf Song Pattern

I would like to make a bargello quilt, following Eileen Wright's Surf Song pattern from her book Twist and Turn Bargello Quilts. She gives 2 patterns, one for a queen sized quilt, the other for a...
10-08-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,986
Posted By DawnFurlong

Welcome CraftySue! Pretty machine! I never...

Welcome CraftySue!

Pretty machine! I never did get mine running. Between an out of state move, another move in the new state I'm in, more grandbabies - mine is still in storage. I still keep...
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01-24-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,531
Posted By DawnFurlong

There are definitely sewing machines out there...

There are definitely sewing machines out there with a larger harp space. I bought an Elna eXcellence 740 used (it was a trade in). It has an 11 inch harp space. It is fairly easy to quilt a king...
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01-24-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,022
Posted By DawnFurlong

I also want to make a Bargello quilt. For the...

I also want to make a Bargello quilt. For the longest time I thought no way and had no interest. But I have moved to admiring the quilt to looking at different how to's to wanting to do one. Still...
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01-24-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,022
Posted By DawnFurlong

Love the Winding Ways quilt pattern. Even bought...

Love the Winding Ways quilt pattern. Even bought the acrylic templates to cut the pieces. Did attempt a couple of blocks. Couldn't seem myself persevering through who knows how many practice...
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01-24-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,631
Posted By DawnFurlong

Finally a website with a tutorial. ...

Finally a website with a tutorial.

https://newquilters.com/windmill-quilt-block-strip-piecing-tutorial/

I have been searching for rectangle windmills.
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01-24-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,631
Posted By DawnFurlong

Here is another one (scroll halfway down on the...

Here is another one (scroll halfway down on the page). She is calling her quilt Valor Windmills...
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01-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,631
Posted By DawnFurlong

Seems like it is a variation of a windmill block....

Seems like it is a variation of a windmill block. The closest I have found thus far in searching is on this website:

https://stashbandit.net/quiltmakers-100-blocks-v-15-blog-tour/
Forum: Main
01-21-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,614
Posted By DawnFurlong

I would start with a google search (and on Ebay)...

I would start with a google search (and on Ebay) for models of this machine on sale. I have never sold a machine myself, but have thought about it. This was the first thing I did to see what others...
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01-21-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,100
Posted By DawnFurlong

I tend to buy fabric specifically for a project. ...

I tend to buy fabric specifically for a project. I typically only have one project going at a time. There have been a few times I have bought some fabric on sale, loosely with a project in mind. I...
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01-21-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,079
Posted By DawnFurlong

I try to press my fabric before it is cut. I...

I try to press my fabric before it is cut. I once cut some squares to make half square triangles. I decided to starch the heck out of them because the method I was using had me working with bias...
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01-17-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By DawnFurlong

quiltedsunshine - Beautiful quilt - love the...

quiltedsunshine - Beautiful quilt - love the pattern and colors!
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