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Forum: Main
07-29-2020, 03:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I don't have an answer to your question, but I...

I don't have an answer to your question, but I have several irons that used to do that. From that moment on, I decided I will never put water in my iron. I use a mister like hairdressers use (got if...
Forum: Main
07-25-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,112
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I'm in! I want to make more masks (I have found...

I'm in! I want to make more masks (I have found one that I am wearing, I like much better than the others, so I will make more of that design.

I also have (oh, I don't know.... ) 47? ( wild...
Forum: Main
07-20-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I have learned, that contrary to my husband's...

I have learned, that contrary to my husband's belief... have too much fabric.

Said fabric, helped to make many masks, and like several have said, I have tried many different patterns, and I am...
Forum: Main
07-20-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By scrappingfaye58

You did a fabulous job!! How large is the middle...

You did a fabulous job!! How large is the middle area? If it is within the recommended spacing on the batting package, I would leave it alone. I agree... if you do quilt it, use white and compliment...
Forum: Main
06-25-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,285
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I've often used any of the variety of stitches on...

I've often used any of the variety of stitches on my machine with great results! Go for it!
06-11-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,446
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I just checked now, and even the ones without a...

I just checked now, and even the ones without a picture still allowed me to download. I guess I know what I am doing the rest of today..... downloading the ones I haven't already.

I'm truly...
Forum: Main
05-21-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,216
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I have not ordered from them, but we have one...

I have not ordered from them, but we have one nearby. I haven't had any problem with them, I figure for the price, if I hit a pin or something and it gets dull, not a huge deal.
Forum: Main
05-20-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I have learned over 30+ years of having irons...

I have learned over 30+ years of having irons decide to spit dirty water on my nursing scrubs and beautiful quilt blocks to never put water in my iron, instead, I use a mister like the hairdresser...
Forum: Main
05-09-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,310
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I can add one other thing.... use a rotary blade....

I can add one other thing.... use a rotary blade. It should not take extraordinary pressure to cut unless you are cutting more than about 4 layers.
05-06-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,610
Posted By scrappingfaye58

Boxes! I use a similar system, using the 12x12...

Boxes! I use a similar system, using the 12x12 plastic totes (although I like your recyclable, idea much better!
Forum: Tutorials
05-05-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,546
Posted By scrappingfaye58

how cool!! What a smart person to build this!

how cool!! What a smart person to build this!
Forum: Main
04-14-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By scrappingfaye58

As far as I know (and I may be wrong) grease goes...

As far as I know (and I may be wrong) grease goes on gears, and oil on the other areas where it's metal on metal
Forum: Main
04-05-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,460
Posted By scrappingfaye58

For me, I have shoe boxes organized by colors for...

For me, I have shoe boxes organized by colors for pieces that are between something like 3 inches and a FQ. Smaller than that, or really wacky shaped, go into a box for crumb blocks.
Forum: Main
03-13-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I agree, it's a crumb quilt.

I agree, it's a crumb quilt.
Forum: Main
02-24-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,123
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I agree... the only "scant" should be your seam....

I agree... the only "scant" should be your seam. To set the size of your seam, a 3x5 card *should* have 1/4 inch line spacing. I use this to be sure where the edge of my fabric should be and where my...
Forum: Main
02-17-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,344
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I should add... as a scrap quilter, I never throw...

I should add... as a scrap quilter, I never throw any odd pieces of fabric out! You just might be able to use it another time!
Forum: Main
02-17-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,344
Posted By scrappingfaye58

way back when, when we sewed fashion, we made...

way back when, when we sewed fashion, we made sure we had straight grain. Doing this for quilting, is indeed a waste of fabric. I use the fold as my point of reference, and if you cut with your ruler...
Forum: Main
02-11-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By scrappingfaye58

!!!!!! that's it!

!!!!!! that's it!
Forum: Main
02-11-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By scrappingfaye58

Not Farmer;s Wife or Dear Jane

I was in a quilt shop on Saturday... they had a quilt hanging, that I have seen before (and I should have at least written down the name or taken a picture). It has lots of blocks, but they are more...
Forum: Main
02-11-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,964
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I love crumbs... for me, anything bigger than an...

I love crumbs... for me, anything bigger than an inch is a crumb. I want to be able to see it when I sew it into the block. I have a friend from guild who gives me hers, and I am always looking for...
Forum: Main
02-04-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,746
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I am a very scrappy quilter. I have several...

I am a very scrappy quilter. I have several generous friends who gift me their scraps (and sometimes, what they see as scraps are considerably large pieces).
When I first started quilting, I had a...
Forum: Main
01-21-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I have made a "Double Slice" Quilt (Missiouri...

I have made a "Double Slice" Quilt (Missiouri Star Quilt Co)
Forum: Main
12-24-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By scrappingfaye58

Question Nelco sewing machine needles

I have a question... I have Googled but haven't found an answer. I came into some Nelco "Super Polished" system 15x1-11 needles. They look just like all of the needles I have used before. Can they...
Forum: Main
12-18-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By scrappingfaye58

For me, it's not so much about my machine...

For me, it's not so much about my machine "eating" the beginning of a seam, it's about not having to trim miles of wasted thread. And in the end, two quilts for the "price" (of my time) of one!
Forum: Main
12-17-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,057
Posted By scrappingfaye58

I understand your frustration. I would not be...

I understand your frustration. I would not be happy if my clear instructions were not followed. , I agree with other posters. It's beautiful. I think I would leave it as it is (I know me... I would...
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