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12-02-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,469
Posted By Arleners

If you are making many projects, fat quarters...

If you are making many projects, fat quarters don't make sense! However, if you are a casual quilter, and you don't want to build up a big stash, but still have variety in your designs fat quarters...
Forum: Main
12-02-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,327
Posted By Arleners

I bought a round pressing mat from Martelli...

I bought a round pressing mat from Martelli because I have their roundabout cutting system. The pressing mat works very well. The pieces do lie flatter. As a matter of fact, I am teaching a tee...
Forum: Main
10-31-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,571
Posted By Arleners

I have been teaching quilt classes for a long...

I have been teaching quilt classes for a long time. Everyone performs at a different level. Everyone has their own way of learning. There are some students who zip along in class, and then go home...
Forum: Main
10-27-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By Arleners

I am a quilt teacher and do find that some people...

I am a quilt teacher and do find that some people get more out of the class by doing what you propose.
Forum: Main
10-27-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By Arleners

Another suggestion is to make a self-binding baby...

Another suggestion is to make a self-binding baby blanket using the pieced top as the top. There is a tutorial at the MSQC website. Here is the link https://youtu.be/lqwdNqMZ8Ro The dimensions...
Forum: Main
10-10-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,354
Posted By Arleners

My understanding is the glue should be washable. ...

My understanding is the glue should be washable. You want to get it out after it has served its purpose. Otherwise the quilt could have stiff spots. I am just finishing up a quilt design that...
Forum: Main
10-09-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,130
Posted By Arleners

I'd do it the lazy, but easy way. Use the color...

I'd do it the lazy, but easy way. Use the color that you were thinking for the stars, or just a general background color. Sash all the blocks using strips that are wider than the tallest side. ...
Forum: Main
10-07-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By Arleners

I bought a little rachet offset screwdriver at...

I bought a little rachet offset screwdriver at the local hardware store. It comes with both flathead and phillips bits. It allows you to get some leverage on the item.
Forum: Main
09-27-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,237
Posted By Arleners

For small seams, I don't think there is much...

For small seams, I don't think there is much difference. However, I find it makes pressing the seam allowance on long strips. The fabric is pre warmed and more pliable. This allows you to keep a...
Forum: Main
09-25-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By Arleners

I see you are from LI. I have had similar...

I see you are from LI. I have had similar experiences with a store in that area as well. The one I dealt with is now closing down for retirement. I love Brother machines, but have had trouble...
Forum: Main
09-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,204
Posted By Arleners

You can even buy freezer paper cut to 8 1/2 x 11...

You can even buy freezer paper cut to 8 1/2 x 11 to use in a printer. Here is a link to one such product on Amazon...
Forum: Main
09-19-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,006
Posted By Arleners

I do that all the time. I hate getting burned...

I do that all the time. I hate getting burned fingers
09-07-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,292
Posted By Arleners

All those ogue ending mean by the water. My...

All those ogue ending mean by the water. My favorite is Happauge. (notice an a not an o) I call that town Jump the Pig
Forum: Tutorials
09-07-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,555
Posted By Arleners

The block is cute and so's your tute! I also...

The block is cute and so's your tute!
I also love the way you laid out the instructions. Thanks so much
Forum: Pictures
09-02-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,708
Posted By Arleners

I love it! You have just been too close to it...

I love it! You have just been too close to it for a long time. It will grow on you
Forum: Main
09-02-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,238
Posted By Arleners

Try this website www.quiltshops.com Now that...

Try this website
www.quiltshops.com
Now that you know what you are looking for, you can enter the fabric information and see if any of the registered stores has yardage for sale. I've used it once...
09-01-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,059
Posted By Arleners

I think we need the Mythbusters here

I think we need the Mythbusters here
Forum: Main
08-29-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,610
Posted By Arleners

Fiskars has a 24" x 6" ruler with a rotary cutter...

Fiskars has a 24" x 6" ruler with a rotary cutter built in. I love to use this when cutting strips. These were off the market for a while, but now I see them in the stores. LOVE IT.
Other than...
Forum: Main
08-25-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,779
Posted By Arleners

The right. It will frame the quilt nicely and...

The right. It will frame the quilt nicely and make the center pop.
Forum: Main
08-25-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,763
Posted By Arleners

I make up patterns for a quilting class I hold at...

I make up patterns for a quilting class I hold at our local Adult Education class. There are a lot of first time quilters and they appreciate when I include the order for cutting so they don't end...
08-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,020
Posted By Arleners

For grilled cheese, you can always do the college...

For grilled cheese, you can always do the college cooking thing. Butter your bread on the outside, cheese on the inside, wrap in aluminium foil and iron the package until the bread is toaster.
Forum: Main
08-15-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,672
Posted By Arleners

Here is a web site that lists all different...

Here is a web site that lists all different scissors for people with arthritis, carpel tunnel, or other gripping issues. I have a pair of item # 9. they are listed as household scissors, but they...
Forum: Main
08-13-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,193
Posted By Arleners

I love it just the way it is! Don't change a...

I love it just the way it is! Don't change a thing.
08-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Posted By Arleners

Very clear, concise instructions. Thanks for...

Very clear, concise instructions. Thanks for sharing
Forum: Pictures
08-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,573
Posted By Arleners

Love it! So much more interesting than just a...

Love it! So much more interesting than just a plain 9 patch.
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