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Forum: Main
10-10-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,569
Posted By carrieg

Thank you for this subject! I am at the stage...

Thank you for this subject! I am at the stage where I want to try ruler quilting. I have had the Janome FMQ foot for awhile & like it, on my 6600. I bought a ruler foot and am trying to determine...
Forum: Pictures
12-09-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,367
Posted By carrieg

These look great! I'm in the process of adapting...

These look great! I'm in the process of adapting one form MIL. Everytime we go to visit her in a nursing home, she seems to be tearing a kleenex apart. But I don't have a lot of bits and bobs.
Forum: Main
08-11-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,350
Posted By carrieg

I paid $1800 for mine about 8 years ago. Bought...

I paid $1800 for mine about 8 years ago. Bought it new. The foot tends to have a wiggle to it.
Forum: Main
08-30-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,749
Posted By carrieg

I went to their website once to make sure I was...

I went to their website once to make sure I was putting the blade in properly. The washer thingee has to be in a certain direction.
Forum: Main
01-04-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,649
Posted By carrieg

Progress so far. The bottom checkerboard is...

Progress so far. The bottom checkerboard is sewn, but the cornerstones are not attached. It's about 53" wide and 60" long (including the missing bottom) right now. I might keep the width as is,...
Forum: Main
12-28-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,649
Posted By carrieg

Thanks everyone! I'm thinking about 55 x70. I...

Thanks everyone! I'm thinking about 55 x70. I might look into the wool batting too.
Forum: Main
12-28-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,649
Posted By carrieg

what size quilt for DH

I want to use this panel to make DH a quilt to use in the recliner. What size would work for a 5'6" guy? This panel is 35x44". I want to back it with flannel. I also want to get it DONE. LOL I was...
Forum: Main
08-23-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,328
Posted By carrieg

I just bought 2 dies at the AQS show this month. ...

I just bought 2 dies at the AQS show this month. The Ohio star and a tumbler. I don't make a lot of quilts, but when I do, I love my AccuQuilt! Dh bought it for me one Christmas.
08-22-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,944
Posted By carrieg

'No problem' is the one that bugs me a little. ...

'No problem' is the one that bugs me a little. We teach our toddlers to say 'you're welcome', but then we don't say it.
Forum: Main
04-08-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,247
Posted By carrieg

Please please investigate the gorgeous work that...

Please please investigate the gorgeous work that Cindy Needham does with old linens! Here is just 1 of her videos.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD-4au8tZ_A
I watched her on The Quilt Show...
Forum: Main
04-04-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,247
Posted By carrieg

Get some 12 inch fabric sandwiches made up & try...

Get some 12 inch fabric sandwiches made up & try both ways. It takes LOTS of practice! I also use Golden Threads quilting paper. It comes on a roll & I trace my pattern on it, then pin or...
Forum: Main
03-21-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,281
Posted By carrieg

Never heard of her either! LOL But we had a...

Never heard of her either! LOL But we had a speaker at our guild who has spent time with Japanese quilters. They have a different philosophy about quilting than we do. I don't think they have a...
03-01-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,115
Posted By carrieg

I only have about 6 dies. The strip die I stand...

I only have about 6 dies. The strip die I stand up between 2 cabinets. The smaller ones are in a short trash can. My cutting mats I hang in the closet on a belt hanger - a large circle so I can...
01-13-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

Every year on the Island there is some type of...

Every year on the Island there is some type of gathering of fans of that movie. I guess you could say it has a cult following. I was on vacation on the island during the filming!
01-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

Prefer the solid pink much more.

Prefer the solid pink much more.
12-28-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

Step 3 is the green/neutral/black. I think it's...

Step 3 is the green/neutral/black. I think it's wrong also.
12-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

I printed off clue #3, but haven't even been in...

I printed off clue #3, but haven't even been in the sewing room. Got both our moms in 2 different hospitals right now. :-( Maybe tomorrow I'll at least look at the green I chose. Maybe see if I can...
12-07-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

I have to have visuals, so I marked my paper...

I have to have visuals, so I marked my paper template, showing me where to sew the triangles. Too easy to mess up blocks with angles!
12-06-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

Thank you for this. It helped tremendously! I...

Thank you for this. It helped tremendously! I have done practices before using kraft paper. But these angles got to me!
11-28-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

Glad these parts are 2.5". I can use my...

Glad these parts are 2.5". I can use my AccuQuilt Go 2.5" strip die. Then I just turn the strips sideways & subcut them into squares for the black & yellows. I did those first. Tomorrow will be...
Forum: Main
11-26-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,077
Posted By carrieg

It's worth the visit. DH was impressed. Over...

It's worth the visit. DH was impressed. Over the years, I have taken workshops from some of the people who have quilts in the museum's collection.
Forum: Main
11-16-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,460
Posted By carrieg

I ordered from AQS last week and they are b/o...

I ordered from AQS last week and they are b/o until January. My LQS is supposedly getting them in next month. I like the pinwheel block as snowflakes!
Forum: Main
11-16-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,650
Posted By carrieg

I've never tracked total time, but usually get...

I've never tracked total time, but usually get one that size done in 3 sessions. Probably 40 minutes or more each session. So that's about right.
11-11-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

Joe's mom - thanks for sharing your fabric...

Joe's mom - thanks for sharing your fabric auditioning method. That is a useful tip I will add to my skillbox. LOL I need to work on getting my neutrals, otherwise, I feel ready, sort of...
11-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 242,640
Posted By carrieg

Here are my fabrics. If you look closely at the...

Here are my fabrics. If you look closely at the selvege, you can see the Benartex I bought a few years back in Paradise, Michigan. They apparently had a Mackinac Island line at one time, even...
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