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Forum: Pictures
01-18-2023, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

Nice! Makes perfect sense. Thanks for sharing

Nice! Makes perfect sense. Thanks for sharing
Forum: Pictures
01-17-2023, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

That is really cool. Can you explain more about...

That is really cool. Can you explain more about the technique? Are the tiles fused on to the background?
Forum: Main
12-26-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,530
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I love the pattern you found! Seems like it...

I love the pattern you found! Seems like it surely fits the bill!
Forum: Pictures
11-19-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,946
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I was going to suggest this too. maybe this...

I was going to suggest this too. maybe this one:...
Forum: Main
10-11-2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

SITD is best done when the seams are pressed to...

SITD is best done when the seams are pressed to one side or the other. Then, you stitch just off the seam line on the "low" side. This gives the best look when finished. If I have to SITD on seams...
Forum: Main
08-27-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,370
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

Sorry I didn't jump in sooner -- I hadn't seen...

Sorry I didn't jump in sooner -- I hadn't seen this thread, but SuzSLO alerted me to it. Guess you've got it all figured out now!
Forum: Main
07-25-2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

so glad you found the issue! And thanks for...

so glad you found the issue! And thanks for letting us know what it was. Will file this info away for future reference.
Forum: Pictures
06-25-2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I think straight lines would be really effective,...

I think straight lines would be really effective, with different directions in each center (horizontal, vertical, diagonal). Maybe 1/2 inch apart. Because of the prints, no quilting is going to...
Forum: Pictures
06-14-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,722
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I found a web site where you can download the...

I found a web site where you can download the pattern : https://quiltforlovers.com/index.php/2021/07/11/leaded-glass-quilt/
Forum: Pictures
06-12-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,722
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

It's 72 x 72

It's 72 x 72
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,722
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

Leaded Glass

This quilt was stuck to my design wall for several months ... pieced, but unquilted. Partly because I couldn't decide how to quilt it, but mostly that other quilts kept moving ahead of it in priority...
Forum: Main
05-04-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,765
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

yes and no ... some backing fabrics aren't the...

yes and no ... some backing fabrics aren't the same as their 45" siblings. I bought a grunge backing once that was had the same name as a 45", but it had a totally different feel. It was not soft...
Forum: Main
04-26-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,736
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I'm persnickety about the direction that seams...

I'm persnickety about the direction that seams are pressed, and not having twisted seams. I will unstitch 1/4 inch on either side of a twisted seam and resew it. I try to plan the pressing...
Forum: Main
04-19-2022, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I use Leonis markers -- both air erasable and...

I use Leonis markers -- both air erasable and water erasable. You can get them on Amazon.
Forum: Pictures
04-05-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,240
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

Pretty Birds baby quilt

I recently finished this little quilt, which will be a baby quilt for a nephew and his wife. The pattern is Pretty Birds by Elizabeth Hartman. For the backing, I found a nice flannel that had some...
Forum: Main
03-20-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I made two of these, as baby quilts for my niece...

I made two of these, as baby quilts for my niece who had twin boys. I did them a giraffe at a time also.
Forum: Pictures
03-07-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,204
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

Wonderful quilt all around...So many little...

Wonderful quilt all around...So many little things make it super -- the back that is now the front, the single star, the rounded corners and striped binding, the paw prints!
Forum: Main
03-05-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,909
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I do the same (I like your name for them --...

I do the same (I like your name for them -- spider!) when piecing anything at an angle --my machine eats the edges otherwise.

referring to your comment about needing a leader for the leader: I...
Forum: Pictures
02-22-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,442
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I'm not sure I understand your question. I got...

I'm not sure I understand your question. I got it from TartankiwiPatterns (https://www.etsy.com/shop/TartankiwiPatterns)on etsy. The name of the pattern is Big Bear Quilt Pattern.
Forum: Pictures
02-14-2022, 05:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,442
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

The same designer (tartankiwi) has a 12" version,...

The same designer (tartankiwi) has a 12" version, and several reviewers said that did that as their first paper piecing project. My Bear was not really more difficult than any other pp project I've...
Forum: Pictures
02-13-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,442
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

He's only about 30" square ... so, he'll hang on...

He's only about 30" square ... so, he'll hang on the wall somewhere .... not sure where yet!
Forum: Pictures
02-13-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,442
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

Brown Bear in the Night

No real story behind this quilt ... I just loved the pattern. It came from Trtankiwi patterns on Etsy.
Forum: Pictures
01-08-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,459
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

Ingenious to use a cross-stitch pattern! For...

Ingenious to use a cross-stitch pattern!

For the missing background, you could consider putting a simple design in that corner and maybe also in the opposite. I'm thinking something like this,...
Forum: Pictures
12-21-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,869
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

Peacock Abstraction

I finished piecing this last January, and it hung on my design wall for months. Just had no inspiration for how to quilt it. Finally, a few weeks ago, I put it on my longarm and got to quilting. ...
Forum: Pictures
12-16-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,756
Posted By cat-on-a-mac

I've always disliked sewing binding on by machine...

I've always disliked sewing binding on by machine for this very reason. After some practice, though, I've been getting a little better results by making the binding a bit larger ... I normally use 2...
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