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Yesterday, 06:27 PM
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Posted By quiltingshorttimer

well dang! That makes it so simple! Thanks for...

well dang! That makes it so simple! Thanks for the share, Jan.
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Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Nice quilt! Look at several YouTubes to see how...

Nice quilt! Look at several YouTubes to see how to do this--I had an instructor in a class for another quilt project show us how she does scallops--can't remember all her math, but basically she...
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Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 790
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

if you are willing to shop online, a couple of...

if you are willing to shop online, a couple of dependable and less expensive (and you are right, cheap really doesn't exist!) are:

Quilt Fabric closeouts; Marshalls Drygoods; eQuilter (but they...
Forum: Pictures
Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

very pretty--and sounds plenty big when you talk...

very pretty--and sounds plenty big when you talk about hand quilting!
Forum: Main
05-31-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Sande--be aware that your Long Armer will not be...

Sande--be aware that your Long Armer will not be able to center this if the top 1/2 is exact same size as the bottom half (think about rolling up a magazine and what happens to the back as you roll...
Forum: Pictures
05-31-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

perfect, Nan! thank you for posting this--my...

perfect, Nan! thank you for posting this--my brain is on melt down between the CoVid news and death of George Floyd
Forum: Main
05-29-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

easiest way to do that would be to paper piece...

easiest way to do that would be to paper piece it. I've never designed my own paper piecing patterns, but know that some do.
Forum: Pictures
05-29-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,016
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

how fun! I love to see how blocks that are just...

how fun! I love to see how blocks that are just the same can look so different because of lay out or color choice! Nice job!
Forum: Pictures
05-29-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

very pretty! and after seeing your 400+ 3"...

very pretty! and after seeing your 400+ 3" blocks, I won't be whining about the quilt I'm working on now! LOL
Forum: Pictures
05-28-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,873
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Friends' cute Mice quilt

I finished the quilting on this friend's cute mice quilt--it was about 36x36" and she used embroidery to outline the mice and flowers and then used a fabric paint to color. I'd never quilted a quilt...
Forum: Main
05-27-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

not familiar right off with this Pellon...

not familiar right off with this Pellon weight--but if it's that really think stuff (board like) you might choose to not use a batting in this quilt--batting gives weight and warmth and allows your...
Forum: Main
05-26-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

NZ, can you spot soak out the glue before...

NZ, can you spot soak out the glue before quilting (I'm guessing you are worried that the needle will drag at the glue clumps?).
Forum: Main
05-26-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Bear---I'm also impatient and need to always make...

Bear---I'm also impatient and need to always make a test block but often don't--sometimes to my regret!
05-26-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

our local hospital requested that glitter fabrics...

our local hospital requested that glitter fabrics not be used for face masks as they will sometimes use heat to disinfect and as you know the glitter can make a huge,irritating mess.

Think it you...
Forum: Pictures
05-24-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

can't wait to see this altogether! I'm just in...

can't wait to see this altogether! I'm just in awe of all the handwork you've done.
Forum: Main
05-24-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,021
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I got no quilting done today (ok, I did load a...

I got no quilting done today (ok, I did load a friends small baby quilt on the frame tonight)--spent the whole day mowing pasture, hauling off dead branches, etc. we originally were forecast to have...
Forum: Main
05-24-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I've included some photos for t-shirt quilts I've...

I've included some photos for t-shirt quilts I've made for others--I also took a photo to a local t-shirt printing shop and had them do the transfer. as far as how washable it is--I do think they...
Forum: Main
05-23-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Goodness, Cam's Gram--you have a lot going on! ...

Goodness, Cam's Gram--you have a lot going on! We have friends that live in Midland and luckily they didn't have water in their house--but such a mess for all those folks. glad your daughter's...
Forum: Main
05-23-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,021
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I'll try to post pictures tomorrow, but put a...

I'll try to post pictures tomorrow, but put a "minky" binding (all by machine) on the quilt for my niece's Christmas today--not as hard as I thought it might be--but that stuff sheds all over the...
Forum: Main
05-22-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,021
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I'm in! did the simple quilting on a lap quilt...

I'm in! did the simple quilting on a lap quilt for niece for Christmas today. Tomorrow I hope to add last border to a Christmas quilt so it's ready for quilting and maybe even start on putting...
Forum: Pictures
05-21-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,017
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

oh, Don! I wish I had your piecing skills--such...

oh, Don! I wish I had your piecing skills--such points! And a cool border, too
Forum: Main
05-19-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I'd also suggest using a wool batting for it--the...

I'd also suggest using a wool batting for it--the wool has nice loft, is lightweight and will "even" up the weight of the blocks. Please post a picture when you finish--sounds amazing!
Forum: Main
05-19-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

is this perhaps at the top where it gets pulled...

is this perhaps at the top where it gets pulled up while sleeping? Many older quilts used to have "beard guards" because they would get worn a the top from men's beards and pulling up. So if this...
Forum: Main
05-19-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I try to get the outside zigzag hitting just...

I try to get the outside zigzag hitting just beyond the applique edge and the other zig zag into the applique far enough that I stay off the actual edge of the applique. Takes some practice and I...
05-19-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

thank you for posting--very fun and clever.

thank you for posting--very fun and clever.
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