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Forum: Main
04-15-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,360
Posted By Kitty10628

I agree. I wouldn't prewash and I never do.

I agree. I wouldn't prewash and I never do.
Forum: Main
03-06-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,654
Posted By Kitty10628

It really is best if you use a minky color that...

It really is best if you use a minky color that coordinates with the fabric on the quilt top. It is hard to do when using fabrics with such a high contrast.
Forum: Main
02-27-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,611
Posted By Kitty10628

Continue the class. Maybe you will take away...

Continue the class. Maybe you will take away some helpful ways of doing things.
Forum: Main
02-26-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Kitty10628

I would suggest batting. Spray basting is a...

I would suggest batting. Spray basting is a great idea. Since you mentioned Leah Day.... she does not lower her feed dogs.... I don't either. It doesn't seem to make a difference to me.
Forum: Main
02-25-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,152
Posted By Kitty10628

I think you need a Hex n More ruler by JayBird...

I think you need a Hex n More ruler by JayBird Quilts.
Forum: Main
11-07-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,305
Posted By Kitty10628

If its minky it will be fine for backing. ...

If its minky it will be fine for backing.

It will not shrink.

Use batting. It will have a better drape.<object type="cosymantecnisbfw" cotype="cs" id="SILOBFWOBJECTID" style="width: 0px;...
Forum: Main
10-27-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,696
Posted By Kitty10628

I leave an extra 1/4 batting on also... I do...

I leave an extra 1/4 batting on also... I do trim it before sewing and then when I sew on the binding I am actually sewing it 1/2 inch from the edge..or 1/4 is the batting and then I sew 1/4 from...
Forum: Main
06-26-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Kitty10628

minky backing

I finished a quilt with minky as the backing and attached my 2 1/2 inch binding.

I don't like how the binding is not full and because of the minky the biding is so wide in the back.

I wish I...
Forum: Main
06-25-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By Kitty10628

RedGarnet, I love that!

RedGarnet,

I love that!
06-24-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,522
Posted By Kitty10628

Also, if you hit the paper clip for the...

Also, if you hit the paper clip for the attachments the pictures will show right side up.

Very nice space. Enjoy!
Forum: Main
06-24-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,877
Posted By Kitty10628

I have a 1/4 foot on my machine. I move the...

I have a 1/4 foot on my machine. I move the needle over to the right just enough so that my blocks come out to exactly the size i need them to be. Before I moved my needle over it seemed that some...
Forum: Pictures
06-09-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,862
Posted By Kitty10628

Wow. What a beauty!

Wow. What a beauty!
Forum: Pictures
06-09-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,925
Posted By Kitty10628

Thank you for all your kind comments. The whole...

Thank you for all your kind comments. The whole quilt was done on the bias so it was very difficult to line things up. I just had to stop trying to make it perfect and get it done!!
Forum: Pictures
06-06-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,925
Posted By Kitty10628

My Walk in the Park quilt

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Here is a quilt and two pillows I just finished. Pretty happy with how it turned out.
Forum: Pictures
05-17-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,619
Posted By Kitty10628

Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Main
04-28-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,241
Posted By Kitty10628

Rock Candy ...

Rock Candy

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Forum: Main
04-23-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,424
Posted By Kitty10628

Olfa 45 mm Rotary Cutter

I let a new quilter use my rotary cutter. She pushed down very hard when she cut her fabric.

Now my rotary cutter skips cutting small pieces of fabric. I have changed the blade twice.

Could...
Forum: Main
02-25-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,547
Posted By Kitty10628

I agree with this. Scant seams make no sense to...

I agree with this. Scant seams make no sense to me. I used a scant 1/4 inch seam that the pattern called for and my pieces were too big when I tried to sew them to the other part of the block. I...
Forum: Main
02-24-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,018
Posted By Kitty10628

I just learned 2 new terms to help remember

bump up the front--bumpy side faces quilt top
baggy bottom---bigger quilt block when matching seams goes on the bottom

What else???!!

It would be fun to be able to have a list of helpers.
Forum: Main
02-23-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,547
Posted By Kitty10628

I do this also.

I do this also.
Forum: Main
02-21-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,229
Posted By Kitty10628

Gray Fiskars Cutting Mat

Has anyone bought and used the gray Fiskars cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutting combo pack at Joanns?

I have been reading mixed reviews on the quality of the mat. I have read it is thin and people...
Forum: Main
01-22-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,147
Posted By Kitty10628

You finished that quickly! It looks great. ...

You finished that quickly! It looks great.

Please post another picture when you get the borders on. --- I would go with dark…navy.
Forum: Main
01-15-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,168
Posted By Kitty10628

Threads on the back of a quilt top

I have a white and red quilt top and I am trimming the red threads from the back of the quilt top as best I can. They just keep shredding….arghh. I am worried they will show through.

Any...
Forum: Pictures
01-06-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,367
Posted By Kitty10628

The snowboarder on the quilt looks really nice. ...

The snowboarder on the quilt looks really nice. Love the back too! Pretty!
Forum: Main
12-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,918
Posted By Kitty10628

I'm sure it is cotton batik. I used Warm and...

I'm sure it is cotton batik. I used Warm and Natural all cotton batting. I have a beautiful all cotton backing on it also. It is not densely quilted and I have only washed it once. Im going to...
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