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Forum: Main
08-31-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By Mdegenhart

You sew a needle’s width or two away from the...

You sew a needle’s width or two away from the seam. Not directly into the seam.
Forum: Main
08-17-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Mdegenhart

I’ve ordered numerous times from Etsy, with great...

I’ve ordered numerous times from Etsy, with great experience every time. Why won’t you order from them?
Forum: Main
08-16-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By Mdegenhart

It is nothing but a nine-patch quilt with two of...

It is nothing but a nine-patch quilt with two of the corners being half square triangles.
Forum: Main
08-14-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By Mdegenhart

Mine works with my Janome accufeed foot.

Mine works with my Janome accufeed foot.
Forum: Main
08-10-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,576
Posted By Mdegenhart

One thing that goes a long way towards fixing all...

One thing that goes a long way towards fixing all these problems is to measure and trim all your individual units before sewing them together. (From one inaccurate cutter and seamer to another.)
Forum: Main
08-10-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By Mdegenhart

The Stencil Company and other places have...

The Stencil Company and other places have preprinted whole cloth quilt tops. One of my classes used one of the small size ones to practice free motion quilting.
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Forum: Main
07-30-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,694
Posted By Mdegenhart

Green Fairy Quilts sells bolts of Moda Bella for...

Green Fairy Quilts sells bolts of Moda Bella for great sale prices. Yardage/bolt sales are about once a month. The most recent ended a few days ago. I think sale price on bolts was $88- with free...
Forum: Main
06-20-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,806
Posted By Mdegenhart

I know I am probably in the minority, but why is...

I know I am probably in the minority, but why is anyone trying to make charity quilts that are made from cheap, ugly shoddy material? Why would anyone want to be the recipient? I see all the time...
Forum: Main
06-15-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By Mdegenhart

My 30 x 60 Martelli came rolled up. It lays flat...

My 30 x 60 Martelli came rolled up. It lays flat fine.
Forum: Main
06-10-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By Mdegenhart

Yes, it is just a panel of fabric she designed...

Yes, it is just a panel of fabric she designed and had printed. It is not pieced.
Forum: Main
06-04-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By Mdegenhart

I love the stuff. Who cares if it is bias or...

I love the stuff. Who cares if it is bias or whether or not you “need” bias. It is ready to sew to the quilt! No million joins or endless sewing lengths together and pressing seams. I buy it when...
Forum: Main
05-28-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,809
Posted By Mdegenhart

Green Fairy has full bolts of Moda Bella on sale...

Green Fairy has full bolts of Moda Bella on sale right now for about $89 with free shipping. Ends in the next day or two. I buy bolts of white from them regularly.
Forum: Main
05-16-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By Mdegenhart

I have’t found many quilt patterns for which I...

I have’t found many quilt patterns for which I can’t find acrylic templates available for sale. I cut appropriate size fabric strips, then trace around templates with a mechanical pencil and cut out...
Forum: Main
05-14-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By Mdegenhart

I live in hotter-than-hell Texas. I still don’t...

I live in hotter-than-hell Texas. I still don’t want batting-free “quilts.” Quilter’s Dream thin cotton or whatever. Two tops sewed together is not a quilt to me without batting. To me a “summer”...
Forum: Main
04-30-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,245
Posted By Mdegenhart

My understanding of size of fat quarters is that...

My understanding of size of fat quarters is that they are anywhere between 20” to 22”, depending on selvedge.
Forum: Main
04-11-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By Mdegenhart

Sounds like your machine needs cleaning and/or...

Sounds like your machine needs cleaning and/or servicing to me. No reason a Janome machine should not sew well with any quality thread.
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,398
Posted By Mdegenhart

Almost all of my quilts are made using fat...

Almost all of my quilts are made using fat quarters. I don’t make pot holders or pouches or other small projects.
Forum: Main
03-30-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,448
Posted By Mdegenhart

I bought a carpenter’s chalk line that I intend...

I bought a carpenter’s chalk line that I intend to use to “pop” long straight lines, but I have not done it yet.
Forum: Main
03-29-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Mdegenhart

How do you figure that doubling the size of the...

How do you figure that doubling the size of the pieces equals multiplication rather than addition? It would be the same as making twice the number of blocks.
Forum: Main
03-28-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Mdegenhart

To preserve the pattern and double the size of...

To preserve the pattern and double the size of the quilt, I would simply double the size of each cut piece rather than trying to increase number of repeats.
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By Mdegenhart

One thing of seen says to use alcohol gel hand...

One thing of seen says to use alcohol gel hand sanitizer to roll it up and off, then use stain remover to wash. Also see to try dry cleaning fluid or acetone (if not synthetic fabric-acetone can melt...
Forum: Main
03-12-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Mdegenhart

My Janome is not picky about needles. Bobbins,...

My Janome is not picky about needles. Bobbins, yes, but not needles.
Forum: Main
03-12-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By Mdegenhart

In alphabetical list there are quite a few...

In alphabetical list there are quite a few “diamond” blocks in Quilter’s Cache:

https://www.quilterscache.com/AlphabetizedListPageA_F.htm...
Forum: Main
03-06-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,445
Posted By Mdegenhart

I loved the Creative Grid pineapple tool and the...

I loved the Creative Grid pineapple tool and the quilt I made with it. Since the blocks are squared up with the ruler after every round (I am a notorupiously inaccurate seamer) I can’t quite picture...
Forum: Main
03-03-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,920
Posted By Mdegenhart

Millymccoy, I don’t understand how this batting...

Millymccoy, I don’t understand how this batting allowed you to not sandwich on the floor. Am I missing something? What is different?
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