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Forum: Main
02-18-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By Mdegenhart

Thanks Ibex. It has been a hard week. I have been...

Thanks Ibex. It has been a hard week. I have been very lucky so far, but my sister and mom have both had extended power outages, including the day it was six below zero, and they are now in a boil...
Forum: Main
02-18-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By Mdegenhart

I can add that the few people who are trying to...

I can add that the few people who are trying to get out can’t find gasoline or groceries, almost all restaurants are closed. UPS is not making pickups and Amazon isn’t delivering. A huge number of...
Forum: Main
02-18-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By Mdegenhart

I’m in Texas and I haven’t had mail service since...

I’m in Texas and I haven’t had mail service since last Saturday.
Forum: Main
02-09-2021, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By Mdegenhart

Not specifically, but I will say that in searches...

Not specifically, but I will say that in searches for specific fabrics I have ordered from dozens of random quilt shops all over the country and not once have I ever had a problem or dealt with...
Forum: Main
01-18-2021, 07:22 AM
Forum: Main
01-12-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,757
Posted By Mdegenhart

I liked sewing as a preteen and teen because I...

I liked sewing as a preteen and teen because I could make clothes nobody else had.
Forum: Main
01-12-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,067
Posted By Mdegenhart

I don’t need the validation, but I have wished so...

I don’t need the validation, but I have wished so many times that my grandmother was still alive. She was a fabulous seamstress and very creative and she would have loved that I took up quilting....
Forum: Main
01-11-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,728
Posted By Mdegenhart

That is so beautiful. I would find someone to...

That is so beautiful. I would find someone to hand quilt it for me, using a high-loft or doubled cotton or wool batting. I would not use polyester batting in a gorgeous old quilt like that.
Forum: Main
01-04-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By Mdegenhart

I think of these as quilt show items. Any coming...

I think of these as quilt show items. Any coming up near you?
Forum: Main
01-02-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,147
Posted By Mdegenhart

To make for true color readings in designing a...

To make for true color readings in designing a quilt, I want my sewing room bright white with “daylight” bulb lighting. Colored walls make colored fabric “read” different.
Forum: Main
12-21-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mdegenhart

There are certain things I would only paper...

There are certain things I would only paper piece, but I have been pretty horrified at how much fabric is wasted. Not just a little...a lot. Additionally, a king size quilt with so many seams is...
Forum: Main
12-21-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Mdegenhart

My thought is that everything but the 1/2 pack of...

My thought is that everything but the 1/2 pack of charms is likely available free on their website. What do you do with 20 charm squares anyway?
Forum: Main
12-19-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,967
Posted By Mdegenhart

I never understood why anyone would do this. I...

I never understood why anyone would do this. I always figured I’d end up with a bunch of browns or earth tones when my love is brights and jewel tones
Forum: Main
12-07-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,162
Posted By Mdegenhart

Do you buy an out-of-print book to read and think...

Do you buy an out-of-print book to read and think it is okay to make ten photocopies for your friends?
Forum: Main
12-07-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mdegenhart

Quilts I make or own are actually used and loved...

Quilts I make or own are actually used and loved (not hidden in a drawer) and get washed (sometimes on delicate) in the washer and dryer. Unwashed bedding is unsanitary. Dry cleaning is expensive...
Forum: Main
12-02-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Mdegenhart

This shop has a fat eighth bundle ...

This shop has a fat eighth bundle

https://gordyandmicks.com/products/harvest-road-fat-eighth-bundle
Forum: Main
11-30-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,717
Posted By Mdegenhart

I second checking local dealers to see what used...

I second checking local dealers to see what used machines they have. Often the have or will refurbish them and tune them up before selling. I got my Janome MC6600P for something like $250 and it...
Forum: Main
11-25-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By Mdegenhart

I’d get several matching solid colors to make a...

I’d get several matching solid colors to make a simple quilt top (nine patch, Irish chain, star blocks...)and use the sheet as a backing if it is still in good condition.
Forum: Main
11-25-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,492
Posted By Mdegenhart

I gave my (still) favorite ever quilt I made to a...

I gave my (still) favorite ever quilt I made to a beloved aunt for Christmas. She loved it and knew I did too. She later told me that she had instructed her son to give it back to me when she died. I...
Forum: Main
11-21-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By Mdegenhart

Garage sales. Huge percentage of garage sales...

Garage sales. Huge percentage of garage sales have granny’s, mom’s or principal’s old machine.
Forum: Main
11-20-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,636
Posted By Mdegenhart

Wash and dry the quilts. Most of us repeatedly...

Wash and dry the quilts. Most of us repeatedly lick our fingers to slide and line up pieces of fabric. Detergent and heated dry should take care of it for COVID, as should be done with any completed...
Forum: Main
11-17-2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,241
Posted By Mdegenhart

Higher end things like thread snippers and...

Higher end things like thread snippers and scissors, including small or appliqué scissors.I like Kai brand
Forum: Main
11-14-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,287
Posted By Mdegenhart

USPS processes mail/packages through hub...

USPS processes mail/packages through hub sorting/distribution centers. If my family in Denton, TX and I in Dallas, TX send each other anything it goes through Coppell, Texas first. Used to be direct...
Forum: Main
11-10-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By Mdegenhart

Here’s a cute panel with Tigger and Pooh ...

Here’s a cute panel with Tigger and Pooh
...
Forum: Main
11-05-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,425
Posted By Mdegenhart

Personally, I think quilts look like there is...

Personally, I think quilts look like there is something wrong with them if they are not puckery. They are supposed to be puckery.
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