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02-27-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,451
Posted By lyndarva

Yummy table in first photo

Yummy table in first photo
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,594
Posted By lyndarva

I think it is important that people understand...

I think it is important that people understand the grain of the fabric, what cutting fabrics on different grains does for a quilt, cutting borders on the wrong grain, etc. Also important not to use...
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,693
Posted By lyndarva

I love chain piecing and it saves so much thread....

I love chain piecing and it saves so much thread. It does take practice but I am able to piece several rows at once after having a lot of practice.
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By lyndarva

I agree with Tartan, if you have a stable...

I agree with Tartan, if you have a stable interfacing on the back of the pieces you are stitching together, it could be fine. I would normally think stashing would help stabilize, but that depends on...
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,898
Posted By lyndarva

I am a fiber artist and design art quilts etc. I...

I am a fiber artist and design art quilts etc. I am protective of my copyrights, but I do have issues understanding the controversy over traditional blocks in most cases. This is a very complicated...
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,157
Posted By lyndarva

Is the bobbin thread clipped or is it still...

Is the bobbin thread clipped or is it still connected to the bobbin? You won't be able to bring it up if it isn't clipped. I would be cautious that it could be the hook if it is completely clean...
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,835
Posted By lyndarva

It is an absolutely beautiful quilt. I must be...

It is an absolutely beautiful quilt. I must be honest though, some of the blocks strongly resemble Nazi swastika at glance. If you make more quilts for the military, you might want a different block,...
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By lyndarva

Software like Electric Quilt Company is for...

Software like Electric Quilt Company is for designing quilts, it is not simple to use and you will need to take classes to learn it. If you are starting out in quilting, learn how to make quilts...
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,906
Posted By lyndarva

Birds nests usually are an operator error, there...

Birds nests usually are an operator error, there are ways to avoid them. For any machine, it is important to sit down with the store and go through the machine and learn how that machine works. Read...
Forum: Main
02-27-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By lyndarva

I like Star cotton thread by Coats & Clark, but...

I like Star cotton thread by Coats & Clark, but it is difficult to find. I do not see a problem with using threads you might have from general sewing, particularly starting out and if you have a lot....
Forum: Main
02-22-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,460
Posted By lyndarva

re Long Arm

I have a Tin Lizzie for personal use.
Forum: Recipes
01-13-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,474
Posted By lyndarva

The grape jelly and chili sauce meatballs (sweet...

The grape jelly and chili sauce meatballs (sweet and sour is what we call them) are great. I switch out and use marmalade or another jelly sometimes. I have also used a large jar of salsa instead of...
Forum: Main
01-13-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,818
Posted By lyndarva

I absolutely love this method, you make flying...

I absolutely love this method, you make flying geese with one seam: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78Mu0C_QL8Y

You can make a lot like magic.
Forum: Main
01-13-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By lyndarva

If you Google "flying geese" and "Ricky Tims"...

If you Google "flying geese" and "Ricky Tims" with YouTube, you will see a great way to make flying geese. I have hated flying geese, but I have made hundreds in just a couple of day using his fast...
01-13-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 945
Posted By lyndarva

Welcome from another Virginian (Richmond area).

Welcome from another Virginian (Richmond area).
01-03-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,505
Posted By lyndarva

Crocheting is easier, I love Tunisian crocheting,...

Crocheting is easier, I love Tunisian crocheting, it is a combination of crocheting and knitting. You can find information on YouTube.
Forum: Main
01-03-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,132
Posted By lyndarva

The Goodwill auction sites are great and since...

The Goodwill auction sites are great and since few people know about them, you can get some good deals.
Forum: Main
01-03-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,356
Posted By lyndarva

Just go for it, if you need to get confidence in...

Just go for it, if you need to get confidence in trying it, look for Yahoo groups that use the frame and/or sewing machine. You will probably find helpful tips etc. Most people feel this way about a...
Forum: Main
12-28-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By lyndarva

You didn't say what type of machine you have. If...

You didn't say what type of machine you have. If you have a longarm quilting machine, you probably won't need to change the needle height (unless you have a quilt with a lot of thick seams etc.)....
Forum: Main
12-26-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,844
Posted By lyndarva

One factor to consider in purchasing your machine...

One factor to consider in purchasing your machine is that you should have a local dealer who can service the machine and help you with parts, accessories, and have classes to teach you how to use it....
12-26-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,131
Posted By lyndarva

Thanks everyone,

Thanks everyone,
12-26-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By lyndarva

Richmond Fiber Artists is an informal group of...

Richmond Fiber Artists is an informal group of fiber artists who create art quilts, fiber art dolls, weaving, etc. You are invited to attend and to bring an example of your fiber art or to bring a...
Forum: Main
12-25-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,062
Posted By lyndarva

My brother owned a quilt shop. I assisted where I...

My brother owned a quilt shop. I assisted where I could. This is a difficult economy and fabric etc. is very expensive to get in bulk. Also, one thing that many people don't realize, you just can't...
Forum: Main
12-25-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,687
Posted By lyndarva

Congratulations! Unless she is very wealthy,...

Congratulations!

Unless she is very wealthy, she can't afford all of that. I have known several friends to sell kings that cost over $1,000 and queens aren't much less. Yes, I know it depends on...
Forum: Pictures
12-25-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,530
Posted By lyndarva

Wonderful quilt. Thank your husband for his...

Wonderful quilt. Thank your husband for his service to our country, and to you for supporting him on the homefront.
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