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Forum: Main
03-24-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,516
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Running your fingernails over the needle holes...

Running your fingernails over the needle holes should have helped some. I'm not sure if just the dryer will help, but washing it and drying it should help more. Hopefully when she picked out that row...
Forum: Main
03-23-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,955
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

I have a Nolting 20" Fun quilter with computer on...

I have a Nolting 20" Fun quilter with computer on a 12' frame with hydrolics. Since Dec 2010 I've done over 80 quilts. (I've actually lost count, I may do that today - in my spare time! lol )
I...
Forum: Main
03-22-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,865
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Thanks for the input. I will look into it...

Thanks for the input. I will look into it further. Not that I need another machine, but it may be good as a back up if nothing else. My other two back ups are the really cheap ones that are o.k. for...
Forum: Main
03-20-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,889
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

You will definitely love your SQ 9050! Enjoy all...

You will definitely love your SQ 9050! Enjoy all your goodies.
Forum: Main
03-20-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,865
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Singer 6268 Sewing Machine ????

Got a question for anyone who can help.

I have the opportunity to buy a Singer 6268 sewing machine in a cabinet. Price is great - I think anyway. But does anyone have one and can tell me...
Forum: Main
03-09-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Welcome to the world of quilting! We all have too...

Welcome to the world of quilting! We all have too many ideas! They never stop coming, we just learn that we most likely won't be able to do them ALL.

Have fun!

QuiltingGrannie
03-08-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Quilt Show in TN - March 8 - 9 last day Sat.

First day of show is over. If you didn't make it out today, make plans to attend Sat. 9 - 5!

Have a sewing machine that needs repaired? Scissors sharpened? There's a vendor for that!
...
Forum: Pictures
03-05-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,346
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Love the memories! You did a great job. I've...

Love the memories! You did a great job. I've wanted to save pieces of all the quilts I've made and make a quilt each year from them all. So far.....not happening.

Phyllis
QuiltingGrannie
03-05-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,796
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

I always take a photo of the layout. My layouts...

I always take a photo of the layout. My layouts are either on a bed, or the clean floor. A photo also helps me find any mistakes if there are any. Somehow they show up on the photo when you don't...
03-03-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,547
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

I started with using our one spare bedroom. The...

I started with using our one spare bedroom. The rooms are small, but it was enough room for me.....in the beginning. It was on the main floor and I didn't sew when DH was home due to the noise. Once...
Forum: Main
02-27-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,649
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Laugh. It's will be a fun memory soon. QG

Laugh. It's will be a fun memory soon.

QG
Forum: Main
02-24-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,018
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

It would all depend on when the classes are held...

It would all depend on when the classes are held during the cruise. I have been on one regular cruise and while there was some down time I was usually busy even if it was just walking the ship to get...
Forum: Main
02-16-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,020
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

I love my EQ7. Don't use it as much as I could...

I love my EQ7. Don't use it as much as I could because I just don't have the time. I like to design my own and look at how different colors turn out such different results. There are a few things I...
Forum: Main
02-16-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,842
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Printing on fabric with your printer only works...

Printing on fabric with your printer only works on the ink jet printers, not on laser printers. I've used the fabric sheets you can buy in a package as well as used fabric on the freezer paper...
Forum: Tutorials
02-12-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,693
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

It's amazing what color/fabric change can do to a...

It's amazing what color/fabric change can do to a block/quilt! My student was amazed when I showed her color variants.
Then the trick is to pay attention to how you want it to lay out, especially...
Forum: Main
02-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

I had a former classmate ask me to make her one...

I had a former classmate ask me to make her one after I first started quilting. Spent HOURS designing it to her specs, found the fabric she wanted used in part of it, researched the cost of having it...
Forum: Main
02-10-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

I hear that too. One of my co-workers asked how...

I hear that too. One of my co-workers asked how much a quilt was that I was attaching the binding to for someone. I told her what it may cost and she asked "why? You can get it for $10.00 at WM! ...
Forum: Main
02-10-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

FAQ's re quilting---What are some you hear and your replies?

I keep having people ask me how much fabric they need to make a quilt. I tell them it all depends on the size of the quilt and the pattern they choose to use to make it. There is no set amount of...
Forum: Pictures
01-29-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

I would stitch in the ditch around each block....

I would stitch in the ditch around each block. Outline the Pooh Bears along their outline so they pop out a bit. That is how I normally longarm the t shirt quilts that I have done. I don't like to...
Forum: Main
01-29-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

I'm teaching basics as if they have never quilted...

I'm teaching basics as if they have never quilted before ( one of my students has never sewn before). I teach how to use the tools, what to look for in fabrics, how to read a pattern, how to cut, 1/4...
Forum: Main
01-27-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,644
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Getting that old musty smell out?????

I was given two large bags of fabric and clothes to use in quilts or whatever I wanted with them. They had been in the attic of a friend's grandmother. The Grandmother passed away over a year ago...
Forum: Pictures
01-26-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,774
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Great pattern! Could be used in a beginner...

Great pattern! Could be used in a beginner teaching class!
Forum: Main
01-24-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,473
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

What an awesome inheritance!! Enjoy all the...

What an awesome inheritance!! Enjoy all the possibilities it has to offer you.

Phyllis
QuiltingGrannie
Forum: Main
01-20-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 100,717
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

In comparing the photo with the pattern...

In comparing the photo with the pattern referenced it looks like the one in the photo has a white sashing between the blocks which include the smaller squares around the larger center square. Like...
Forum: Main
01-19-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 100,717
Posted By QuiltingGrannie

Don't know the pattern, but it is beautiful!...

Don't know the pattern, but it is beautiful! Looks easy enough to just make without a pattern.
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