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Forum: Main
01-17-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By avgquiltr

I use Bonnie Hunter's method. Go to...

I use Bonnie Hunter's method. Go to quiltville.blogspot.com. Click on Tips & Techniques in the list at the top. Then find Border Hints, and try it. It works for me.
01-02-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By avgquiltr

Do any of you ever watch "Hoarding" on TV? It...

Do any of you ever watch "Hoarding" on TV? It always makes me want to go donate or toss something.
Forum: Pictures
12-05-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,630
Posted By avgquiltr

Pattern?

Will you tell the pattern name and source? I love it.
Forum: Main
09-28-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By avgquiltr

Sometimes if my seam allowance is too narrow...

Sometimes if my seam allowance is too narrow (usually my fault in cutting), I will zigzag in the seam allowance with the left side of the zigzag against the straight seam. This will keep it from...
08-05-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By avgquiltr

I love it! And I agree!

I love it! And I agree!
Forum: Main
07-19-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,726
Posted By avgquiltr

Try looking up the names in the 1940 U.S. Census...

Try looking up the names in the 1940 U.S. Census on ancestry.com. It should give you a locality. Then search newspapers from that locality for more information.
Forum: Main
12-16-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,715
Posted By avgquiltr

We recently moved and downsized. I took a small...

We recently moved and downsized. I took a small bedroom 11 x 11.5 as my sewing room. I have furniture and sewing machines around three sides of the room with closet doors on the fourth side. On...
10-29-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,109
Posted By avgquiltr

Items for sale

When I first started reading the Quilting Board, I always enjoyed the Items for Sale, and sometimes bought things. Now there is nothing new posted there. Why? If the rules are now stricter, could...
Forum: Main
09-28-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By avgquiltr

Cutting Mats

I recently bought a 42" square table at a hotel liquidation store to use for a cutting table. I have put it on risers, and am pleased with how sturdy it is. Now I need a cutting mat to fit it. I...
09-24-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 120,013
Posted By avgquiltr

The quilting was done on a long arm by a friend...

The quilting was done on a long arm by a friend of mine. It's a pantograph in sort of a diamond pattern.
09-24-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 120,013
Posted By avgquiltr

Finished !

Finally finished my Good Fortune. I substituted gray and more blue for the orange, and changed the borders a bit.
08-02-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,679
Posted By avgquiltr

I got this remedy for removing water rings from...

I got this remedy for removing water rings from wood furniture from an Ethan Allen Furniture book years ago. Mix a little bacon grease with ashes from a fireplace to make a paste. Rub into the...
05-18-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By avgquiltr

Your castle is needlepoint, not counted cross...

Your castle is needlepoint, not counted cross stitch.
04-06-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By avgquiltr

The Muskogee Quilt Show is April 13 and 14. ...

The Muskogee Quilt Show is April 13 and 14. Information found on this website:

http://www.americantowns.com/ok/muskogee/events/azalea-festival-quilt-show-2018-04-14
02-12-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 239,064
Posted By avgquiltr

My Ringo

Finally finished! I thought On Ringo Lake was difficult and slow to put together, especially the sashing. It will be sent out to be long armed quilted with a pantograph.
Forum: Main
01-31-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,420
Posted By avgquiltr

Do your cats climb or scratch your draperies? ...

Do your cats climb or scratch your draperies? Would your quilt hanging on the wall be safe from them? If not, it would be better behind glass.
Forum: Pictures
08-08-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,096
Posted By avgquiltr

I love the way the braid border in the last quilt...

I love the way the braid border in the last quilt looks like tractor tracks.
01-30-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 269,605
Posted By avgquiltr

audsgirl, I will send the quilt out to a long...

audsgirl,
I will send the quilt out to a long armer. It will probably be a wedding present for one of our grandchildren; we have nine. I wanted it to be queen sized.
Yesterday on her blog,...
01-28-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 269,605
Posted By avgquiltr

Finished!

I have enjoyed reading everyone's posts and looking at the pictures of your progress. I'm especially impressed by the alternate color schemes and block arrangements. I finished my top, making a few...
Forum: Main
01-07-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,218
Posted By avgquiltr

Fons & Porter presents Quiltmaker

I subscribe to Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting and also to Quiltmaker. I just noticed that on my latest Quiltmaker in small letters above the title it says Fons & Porter presents. Has Fons &...
Forum: Main
02-26-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,976
Posted By avgquiltr

Quilt Sampler store in Tulsa has a 2 or 3 day...

Quilt Sampler store in Tulsa has a 2 or 3 day shop hop coming us soon. Contact them if interested.
Forum: Main
01-02-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,610
Posted By avgquiltr

Sometimes when I am piecing and have an extra...

Sometimes when I am piecing and have an extra small seam allowance due to my errors, I sew it with a straight stitch to fit the other pieces. Then I go back and zigzag the seam allowance with the...
Forum: Main
12-21-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By avgquiltr

I have repaired a few. When the seam had frayed...

I have repaired a few. When the seam had frayed and pulled apart but the fabric was still good, I ironed it smooth. Then I used invisible thread to zigzag the seam. I usually did several lines of...
Forum: Pictures
12-01-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,112
Posted By avgquiltr

I love your tree skirt and table runner. Those...

I love your tree skirt and table runner. Those half square triangles on the tree skirt must have taken a long time.
Forum: Pictures
12-01-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,112
Posted By avgquiltr

Anita's Arrowheads. It was in some magazine a...

Anita's Arrowheads. It was in some magazine a few years ago.
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