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09-26-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,351
Posted By dee1245

Square in a square

I just watched a video on how to use the ruler. It is a little confusing. I have made these blocks before faster and easier to do.
Forum: Main
07-02-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,700
Posted By dee1245

Those quilting lines look pretty straight to me....

Those quilting lines look pretty straight to me. I wish mine looked that good. Great job, Caley.
Forum: Main
06-30-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,700
Posted By dee1245

Marking each layer

I usually fold the backing in half side to side and put a light crease with an iron then fold it in half top to bottom and crease it so you have the exact mid point of the quilt; this is done both to...
Forum: Main
06-22-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,700
Posted By dee1245

I have purchased several times from Connecting...

I have purchased several times from Connecting Threads, although I have not purchased any pre-cuts or kits. I like to cut my own fabric; if it doesn't turn out, then it is my fault. I have been...
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03-28-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,902
Posted By dee1245

strip stick

I have used one that I had my hubbie cut for me, maybe 18-20 years ago, when I was wardrobe sewing. It was just a 1/2 round from the lumber yard, used without a covering. It produced nice straight,...
Forum: Main
03-23-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,344
Posted By dee1245

seven shirts quilt

I found this online, also. It is a snowball and 9-patch quilt that looks to be the same.
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/08/7-cowboy-shirt-quilt-for-sportsman-club.html
Forum: Main
01-17-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By dee1245

Pattern book

Check out Amazon, I followed the link given previously by Sewing Senior ...to click 'here'. Amazon has listed some used books for as little as a dollar and some change. Sure beats the price of a new...
Forum: Main
01-12-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By dee1245

I'm glad I could help. I was hoping that it made...

I'm glad I could help. I was hoping that it made sense ans hope it works for you. If you get them made, please post a photo.
Forum: Main
01-10-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By dee1245

Measurements were in Part 1 video. 15" x 20"...

Measurements were in Part 1 video. 15" x 20" rectangle. Measure from left bottom corner 10"to the right and make a mark, then up left side and mark at 10". Mark the fabric joining the two marks. On...
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11-15-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,550
Posted By dee1245

I use starch. I buy Sta-Flo starch at Walmart for...

I use starch. I buy Sta-Flo starch at Walmart for about $3 for the 1/2 gallon jug and mix half and half with water, put it in a spray bottle, and spray the batting first then layer with the backing...
Forum: Main
10-17-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,678
Posted By dee1245

I have used it on my rulers. It helps keep me...

I have used it on my rulers. It helps keep me from wrong cuts. I purchased it at Joann fabric store.
Forum: Main
10-16-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,268
Posted By dee1245

I use a soft white rubber eraser. It works the...

I use a soft white rubber eraser. It works the same way and very inexpensive compared to replacing the seam ripper.
Forum: Main
09-20-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By dee1245

I have used Hobbs 80/20 fusible for about 4...

I have used Hobbs 80/20 fusible for about 4 years. I like it, but it does have to be ironed on both sides to get it properly fused. On a big quilt like a queen or king, I usually pin about 14 to 16...
Forum: Main
07-16-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,502
Posted By dee1245

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I found a quilting calculator online at "Quilter's Paradise". It is a free calculator...
06-15-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,100
Posted By dee1245

A friend of mine called few days ago and told me...

A friend of mine called few days ago and told me that she had just bought Waverly tone on tone fabric, all that was there, (over 20 yards) for $1 a yard at Walmart on a clearance. I really like the...
Forum: Main
03-16-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,379
Posted By dee1245

I have cut batting with a layer of newspaper over...

I have cut batting with a layer of newspaper over the mat, under the batting. It prevents the batting from embedding itself into your cutting mat.
Forum: Main
09-04-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,012
Posted By dee1245

I went to Quilt in a Day to look for the rulers....

I went to Quilt in a Day to look for the rulers. The set there is Scrap Crazy Template CGRMT4. In Laura's video it is called Scrap Crazy but has different shapes. Am I missing something? Both shapes...
Forum: Main
08-09-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,274
Posted By dee1245

Connecting Threads have sales frequently and will...

Connecting Threads have sales frequently and will have queen size for around $17.00, fused on both sides. It is heirloom, 80/20. I have purchased it several times and love that I don't have to worry...
Forum: Main
08-09-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,274
Posted By dee1245

I have bought fusible batting at Connecting...

I have bought fusible batting at Connecting Threads in queen size for around $17.00 when they have their sales. It is Heirloom 80/20 batting fused on both sides. I have found it to work very well. It...
Forum: Main
04-16-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,169
Posted By dee1245

Did not find the shop by that name, but did find,...

Did not find the shop by that name, but did find, Sewing Etc.
Forum: Main
04-16-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,124
Posted By dee1245

Once and done, except for a few baby quilts...

Once and done,
except for a few baby quilts using the same pattern.
Forum: Main
03-25-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,870
Posted By dee1245

What is the company/website?

What is the company/website?
Forum: Main
03-15-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,623
Posted By dee1245

I have a Juki, a Brother, and a Singer, and that...

I have a Juki, a Brother, and a Singer, and that stitch is on all three.
Forum: Main
01-30-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,304
Posted By dee1245

I have used, used dryer sheets. They are a non...

I have used, used dryer sheets. They are a non woven fabric that I just leave in place as a foundation. No pulling off paper. If you want a larger block you can put the sheets together by butting...
01-16-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,543
Posted By dee1245

I usually shop at Joann's with coupons or on...

I usually shop at Joann's with coupons or on sale, Hobby Lobby, their's is always 30% off the list price on quilting fabric, at least at my local store, and Walmart, they carry Waverly fabric at...
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