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Forum: Main
09-09-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By star619

What if you increased the seam alliance on the...

What if you increased the seam alliance on the seam where the indented edge comes together? You could measure the "extra" & divide it by 8 (the number of indented points) & maybe subtract a smudge...
Forum: Pictures
03-08-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,272
Posted By star619

Could yiu tell me where you found the pattern? I...

Could yiu tell me where you found the pattern? I think yhis would suit my daughter-in-law well.
Forum: Main
03-02-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,811
Posted By star619

I took a class once where different shashiko...

I took a class once where different shashiko embroidery designs were marked onto a denim jacket & quilter on the machine with BUTTONHOLE TWIST thread. It looked like a million dollars!
12-31-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,205
Posted By star619

I googled the author's name & found the book at...

I googled the author's name & found the book at www.Linapatchwork.com . It might be www.Linaspatchwork.com. The price is in pounds, so it must be England or Australia. Good luck.
Forum: Main
12-06-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,064
Posted By star619

I have always sewn a "sleeve" to the back of my...

I have always sewn a "sleeve" to the back of my quilts, and included 2 large "buttonholes" in the sleeve (3 if a really large quilt). Then I thread the dowel or small pipe through the sleeve with...
Forum: Main
12-04-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,938
Posted By star619

To set dye, wash in cool water with 1 cup of...

To set dye, wash in cool water with 1 cup of vinegar and no soap.
11-22-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,299
Posted By star619

I've been quilting since the 1980's, & the issue...

I've been quilting since the 1980's, & the issue of defective irons has been a recurrent conversation in our home. Recently, I was 98% finished, with a deadline, when my iron died. I did the...
Forum: Main
11-22-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,460
Posted By star619

Jacobs Ladder, please!

Jacobs Ladder, please!
Forum: Main
11-17-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,755
Posted By star619

Toss 'em - life's too short! Love your quilt.

Toss 'em - life's too short! Love your quilt.
Forum: Main
11-17-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,205
Posted By star619

I love you stripes & polka dot combos!

I love you stripes & polka dot combos!
Forum: Main
10-09-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,775
Posted By star619

I only wish placing items on the ironing board...

I only wish placing items on the ironing board were sufficient to keep my cats off things. They are brother & sister rescue Bombay cats. One of the characteristics of the breed is that they are...
Forum: Main
07-13-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,358
Posted By star619

Quilt E, the sashing,cornerstones inset triangles...

Quilt E, the sashing,cornerstones inset triangles & border were an inspired choice. Being a FW pattern, these help to give the suggestion of cornfields and corn, thus enhancing the reference to farm...
Forum: Main
07-04-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,404
Posted By star619

I have 5, but really mainly sew on my Pfaff.

I have 5, but really mainly sew on my Pfaff.
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,893
Posted By star619

Truly stunning!

Truly stunning!
Forum: Pictures
05-08-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,937
Posted By star619

Great job on your part! And, great for the world...

Great job on your part! And, great for the world having two new teachers. It's always interesting & you really do make a difference in the world. I taught for 27 years and never felt like it was work...
05-03-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,699
Posted By star619

I guess this would be the place to ask this...

I guess this would be the place to ask this question. I have a treadle & accidentally acquired a hand-crank. I have not played with it because I can't figure out how to crank with one hand and do...
05-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,993
Posted By star619

I bit the bullet and ironed(if needed), & folded...

I bit the bullet and ironed(if needed), & folded onto comic book boards any fabric between 1- 4yds. Any larger amounts (like backings) I folded and tied with any somewhat wide ribbon (more than...
05-03-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,283
Posted By star619

We need to get Alton Brown into quilting!

We need to get Alton Brown into quilting!
Forum: Main
05-03-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,220
Posted By star619

I second Paper Princess's idea! When you've...

I second Paper Princess's idea! When you've worked all day, who wants to cook. If you can't cook well, go with the meal gift certificate OR sneak into your conversation where she likes to eat & what,...
Forum: Pictures
04-28-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,593
Posted By star619

Love it! Truly inspired!

Love it! Truly inspired!
Forum: Main
04-27-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,046
Posted By star619

I've had my Koala for about 12 years, & don't...

I've had my Koala for about 12 years, & don't know how I managed before. It is made to solve the problems that plague us without make-shift accommodations for sewing surfaces. My husband is quite the...
Forum: Pictures
04-26-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,833
Posted By star619

Beautiful & creative choices in fabrics!

Beautiful & creative choices in fabrics!
Forum: Main
04-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,734
Posted By star619

I love the pattern & color scheme. I think it was...

I love the pattern & color scheme. I think it was a wise choice. If it were brighter colors AND had all of the movement of a Bargello, it might be too much to have 2 in 1 room! Please let us see when...
Forum: Main
04-14-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,839
Posted By star619

I,too, have been incredibly lucky on Missing...

I,too, have been incredibly lucky on Missing Fabrics. On kind quilter recognized a fabric I had bought10-12 years ago, and sold it to me. I am so grateful, because the quilt had great sentimental...
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