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03-15-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,057
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I got a baby quilt quilted. Not too thrilled with...

I got a baby quilt quilted. Not too thrilled with the amount of shifting that happened in spite of using my walking foot. It is only my 2nd quilt though. I got my binding prepped this morning and...
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02-19-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Does it need quilting vertically too for any...

Does it need quilting vertically too for any reason? Or is only horizontal ok?
Forum: Main
02-19-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By LifeLovePassion

How should I quilt this?

I have not tried FMQ yet, so that is not an option. (I take my first class on that this weekend!) So I am looking to do some straight line quilting. I am backing the quilt with fleece, with no...
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02-17-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,199
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I was able to baste my quilt this afternoon....

I was able to baste my quilt this afternoon. Looking forward to quilting it.
Forum: Main
02-16-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,199
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I finally got some time quilting. This weekend...

I finally got some time quilting. This weekend has been bananas!

I pressed seams on a project Linus quilt and then started my very first personal attempt at a quilt. Everything I have done up...
02-15-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I may have found an affordable featherweight!

Any tips when checking it out? Any parts to check for?

I know nothing except I am intrigued by tgem. And think they are cute.
Forum: Main
02-14-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By LifeLovePassion

After a successful fabric shopping trip, I am set...

After a successful fabric shopping trip, I am set to begin!
Forum: Main
02-14-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,199
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I will be working on 3 baby quilts for gifts and...

I will be working on 3 baby quilts for gifts and some Project Linus quilt tops if I have time/want a break.

I just picked up batting, backing and some additional fabric for sashing and binding. My...
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02-14-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Sadly, I don't have a stash since I am a newbie....

Sadly, I don't have a stash since I am a newbie. (so far, I've only pieced tops from kits made at my quilting group, this is my first time attempting a "real" quilt) I did buy some white charm...
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I will have to run to JoAnn and see what I can...

I will have to run to JoAnn and see what I can find that might coordinate. Next time, I will plan better.
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Baby quilt size question

I was thinking of making a small baby quilt out of 1 charm pack, but the finished size of the top would only be 27*31.5 inches. I am going to use either no batting and use minky or fleece for the...
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02-12-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,619
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Backing a quilt with Minky

I am thinking of doing this on a few baby quilts.

Any helpful tips and tricks?
Do you still use a batting?
Do you find with quilting cotton or cut the minky large and bind with the backing?
...
Forum: Main
02-12-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Thanks, I will check these all out.

Thanks, I will check these all out.
Forum: Main
02-10-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Favorite Charm Packs

What are your favorite online shops to purchase charm packs from? I need to buy a few to whip up some baby blankets.
Forum: Main
01-20-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,210
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I made it to quilting group today! (They meet...

I made it to quilting group today! (They meet during the day and I went back to work, but I was able to make it since it was a holiday!) handed over my quilt tops to be sandwiched and long armed by...
01-20-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,878
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Enjoy your new machine!

Enjoy your new machine!
Forum: Main
01-19-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,210
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I have 3 quilt tops ready for our project Linus...

I have 3 quilt tops ready for our project Linus group!
Forum: Main
01-19-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,821
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I bought this one off of Amazon, I haven't used...

I bought this one off of Amazon, I haven't used it yet though.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07L4N5WN3/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Main
01-16-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,585
Posted By LifeLovePassion

For now, I am not putting the roll top back on. I...

For now, I am not putting the roll top back on. I am also unsure what to do with the cubbies and drawers that go on the top for now. I ended up buying an extra large cutting mat to cover the top. I...
Forum: Main
01-16-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,210
Posted By LifeLovePassion

I hope to get to piecing some easy quilt tops for...

I hope to get to piecing some easy quilt tops for Project Linus this weekend. Our group kits them up, so I have a few at home. I also have some bags of 2 1/2 inch scraps that we had in our binding...
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Martelli Half Square Triangle Templates

Has anyone used them? Do you like them? Are the sizes listed the actual size of the square? Or the size the finished square will be?

Is there a better option/method?
Forum: Main
01-03-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,585
Posted By LifeLovePassion

The only problem is that the cutting mats vary in...

The only problem is that the cutting mats vary in thickness so if I have to swap it later, I might run into trouble replacing it. That is a consideration though so I will have to do some measuring....
01-03-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 57,246
Posted By LifeLovePassion

After washing layers of dust off of it yesterday,...

After washing layers of dust off of it yesterday, today, I will be reassembling a vintage rolltop desk that I got from the basement of my parent's house. It will be my new work surface for all things...
Forum: Main
01-03-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,585
Posted By LifeLovePassion

Tabletop Cover

I am re-purposing a vintage rolltop desk into a quilting/sewing/crafting desk. I am removing the upper rolltop and am left with a 30" x 60" surface. The desk itself is in a bit of rough condition, so...
Forum: Main
01-04-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,997
Posted By LifeLovePassion

My 9 year old has made 5 quilts now I think (I've...

My 9 year old has made 5 quilts now I think (I've lost count). One won a blue ribbon and award of merit at the county fair. My machine (5 year old Kenmore made by Janome) has a speed control. I also...
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