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Forum: Main
10-10-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By Gay

Hello Christine, good to know you're home. Have...

Hello Christine, good to know you're home. Have been thinking of you much lately so will have to email you now. The Honeycomb Stars is very nice, and I loved her Winki Stars. Will need to get some...
Forum: Main
10-10-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By Gay

Thank you all for your input. Still waiting for...

Thank you all for your input. Still waiting for those 2 fabrics but have been been looking thru my pics for ideas (one can spend hours & days searching on my pc). Found a beautiful quilt 'Bubbles'...
Forum: Main
10-04-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By Gay

Vintage / Antique quilts

I bought a bundle of beautiful soft coloured fabrics at a quilt show last week, but on opening found they were fat 1/8s and not fat 1/4s. So have been busy looking for the correct sizes pieces, and...
Forum: Main
10-02-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,265
Posted By Gay

Mine are stored in both plastic and cardboard...

Mine are stored in both plastic and cardboard boxes, but I really prefer the cardboard because it breathes and the plastic doesn't. Some have been stored for a few years without problems, though my...
Forum: Pictures
09-29-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By Gay

Have been looking thru these instructions for...

Have been looking thru these instructions for several months, and find this lady hasn't included any measurements. But some photos are taken on her cutting board, and some comments mentioned cutting...
Forum: Pictures
09-28-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By Gay

This is the first row pattern. If you scroll way...

This is the first row pattern. If you scroll way down to the archives on the bottom right, to Aug 2012, you should find the whole pattern by checking each of the following months.

Bee In My...
Forum: Main
09-26-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By Gay

You could just quilt the white section, maybe...

You could just quilt the white section, maybe feathers or McTavishing. I think I would also stitch-in-the -ditch around each square.
Forum: Pictures
09-18-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By Gay

Here is an interesting D9P with a difference, by...

Here is an interesting D9P with a difference, by Izy. If you scroll down she explains how its' done. Is on my to-do list.

Izy's D9P...
09-18-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Gay

i would think you would use any cotton thread as...

i would think you would use any cotton thread as that was the only type available back when, & poly threads weren't thought of, but I would try anything and everything. You may need to adjust the...
Forum: Main
09-16-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gay

If you are looking for applique designs, maybe...

If you are looking for applique designs, maybe you can source a pattern if you look up the links attached to the pics. You may not need a pattern if you are able to draw up the designs yourself. The...
Forum: Main
09-13-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By Gay

this link does not work. Try again and click on...

this link does not work. Try again and click on the paper clip first then paste the address in.
Forum: Main
09-11-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By Gay

Youtube has a lot of instructional videos. Here...

Youtube has a lot of instructional videos. Here are some to get your inspiration

leadlight & broken glass quilts...
09-08-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By Gay

I usually use only jeans needles for embroidery....

I usually use only jeans needles for embroidery. Also find 1000 stitches per minute will break threads, so I slow mine down to 800 or 600 - it's slower but it works for me.
Forum: Main
09-05-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,180
Posted By Gay

Iron-on interfacing seems a good idea, or the...

Iron-on interfacing seems a good idea, or the light backing (that won't wash away) used in machine embroidery - also iron-on.
Forum: Main
09-04-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By Gay

I'm guessing you mean the striped triangle as the...

I'm guessing you mean the striped triangle as the centre. If you check the photos here they should give you an idea.

https://quiltville.blogspot.com/2021/08/just-one-block-left.html
Forum: Main
08-27-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By Gay

I agree with OnebyOnes' thinking. Just because...

I agree with OnebyOnes' thinking. Just because it's an industrial machine doesn't mean it is suitable for sewing leather, and vis-versa. Could that be the problem?
Forum: Main
08-22-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By Gay

Sorry, I didn't read the question properly. If...

Sorry, I didn't read the question properly. If you try using 2 1/2" x 6 1/2" strips, the bits you cut off should be large enough to use for every alternate block. I would make a test block with...
Forum: Main
08-21-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By Gay

Are your magnetic snaps facing the correct way,...

Are your magnetic snaps facing the correct way, as most magnets have a right and wrong side, and will reject each other if not turned the right way. Just a thought.
Forum: Main
08-21-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By Gay

Have you watched the video for making this quilt?...

Have you watched the video for making this quilt? It should help, and if I didn't have a 10" ruler I would use my 12" for cutting the square.

Periwinkle video...
Forum: Main
08-21-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,715
Posted By Gay

Oops! hit the wrong button. Hope this works

Oops! hit the wrong button. Hope this works
Forum: Main
08-21-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,715
Posted By Gay

I don't have this ruler, but after looking at...

I don't have this ruler, but after looking at Iceblossoms' link, I may have come up with a solution to shorter petals. You would have to test my idea on scraps. After cutting strips a shorter width,...
Forum: Main
08-18-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By Gay

Here's a tute. Called Mary's Triangles but am not...

Here's a tute. Called Mary's Triangles but am not sure if that is the regular name.

Mary's Triangles (https://hillsidequilter12.blogspot.com/2014/06/fun-with-marys-triangles-tutorial.html)
Oops...
08-11-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Gay

Not sure what Digitiser Jr does exactly, but do...

Not sure what Digitiser Jr does exactly, but do you need to digitise, or just put designs onto the card for the machine? If the latter I can use Buzz Explore to change colors and save to many...
Forum: Main
08-09-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gay

Can't help until we see a photo. I don't have...

Can't help until we see a photo. I don't have that pattern but imagine it should have several templates.
Forum: Main
08-03-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Gay

You can buy 'Colour Catchers' from the laundry...

You can buy 'Colour Catchers' from the laundry aisle, and use one or two in the wash. They will collect any loose dye, in some cases may need more than one wash. Some quilters wait till the quilt is...
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