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06-21-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,509
Posted By TAMARATJO

I make all of the types of quilts. Sometimes I...

I make all of the types of quilts. Sometimes I find a pattern I like that looks like fun to make and I use scrap fabric to make it. Examples- spool of thread quilt where I used pretty fabric for...
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06-20-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By TAMARATJO

I am not sure if this qualifies but it is fresh...

I am not sure if this qualifies but it is fresh in my mind as I am in the middle of the project. I made a quilt top with hexagons that I absolutely love. I had another quilt design that I planned...
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06-02-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,878
Posted By TAMARATJO

Thanks to everyone for the links, pictures and...

Thanks to everyone for the links, pictures and advice. Peckish, I am truly inspired, and plan to make a quilt using your pattern. !
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05-31-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,878
Posted By TAMARATJO

Best quilt blocks/patterns for florals

I tend to make quilts out of tone on tone, small print type fabrics in a rainbow of colors. I am trying to expand my horizons and use more prints. I fell in love with Robin Pickens fabric lines...
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04-26-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,104
Posted By TAMARATJO

Thanks Iceblossom, I also read the article in the...

Thanks Iceblossom, I also read the article in the link. I will discontinue using fabric sheets when drying my fabric!
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04-25-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,104
Posted By TAMARATJO

I wash in warm water and dry on medium heat, but...

I wash in warm water and dry on medium heat, but I have been using fabric sheets in the dryer. I have seen some comments that dryer sheets or fabric softener (in the wash?) is not good. Why? If...
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04-02-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,873
Posted By TAMARATJO

Thank you to everyone for your tips and...

Thank you to everyone for your tips and suggestions! You can always count on the QB members to help!
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04-01-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,873
Posted By TAMARATJO

Tips for making small blocks/mini quilts?

I decided to try making a smaller block size to create a wall hanging rather than a quilt. The block size went from 12" to 6", but some of the sub units for the blocks are 1" finished size. I know...
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03-24-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,384
Posted By TAMARATJO

This thread struck a chord with me. I was...

This thread struck a chord with me. I was working on a kaleidoscope quilt out of left over batik scraps. Just a fun wall hanging size, about 48" x 48" . I had a lot of fun selecting the fabric,...
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01-21-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By TAMARATJO

Cheshirepat, that is the block exactly! ...

Cheshirepat, that is the block exactly! Iceblossom, you are right, I didn't think of the third option you call half and half, Deb Tucker calls it a combo unit. I thought of another option -- mirror...
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01-21-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By TAMARATJO

Help with very simple block

I have designed a quilt (using EQ8). The sashing includes a block that is basically an hourglass block, but three of the sides or triangles are the same color, and one is a different color. Is...
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11-24-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By TAMARATJO

Thanks everyone. As they are so inexpensive, I...

Thanks everyone. As they are so inexpensive, I will try the super easy threader (with the hook) and the humming bird.
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11-22-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By TAMARATJO

Needle Threader for Sewing Machine

Does anyone have any experience to share with needle threaders for a sewing machine? I searched the thread topics and couldn't find anything on threaders to use with a sewing machine. Maybe this is...
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11-21-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By TAMARATJO

I use my HV Topaz 20 with the embroidery...

I use my HV Topaz 20 with the embroidery attachment to quilt most of my quilts. After the quilt is sandwiched, I hoop the each block and run the quilting design. There are previous threads on this...
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11-19-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,887
Posted By TAMARATJO

My favorite specialty rulers are the Deb Tucker...

My favorite specialty rulers are the Deb Tucker rulers. I use them for all of the quilts I make. I design the quilt on EQ8 and figure out how to make the sub units/blocks with my Tucker rulers. I...
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10-13-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 37,620
Posted By TAMARATJO

Found another link for fabric downloads: ...

Found another link for fabric downloads: https://www.rileyblakedesigns.com/storyboards Sorry, couldn't edit my previous post.
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10-13-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 37,620
Posted By TAMARATJO

I have gone on a downloading spree! Fabric...

I have gone on a downloading spree! Fabric downloads. I used the https://my.modafabrics.com/shop/redirect.do?page=zDownloads (https://my.modafabrics.com/shop/redirect.do?page=zDownloads), and...
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10-02-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,932
Posted By TAMARATJO

Beautiful! I like it on point also, although my...

Beautiful! I like it on point also, although my suggestion works better if it is not on point. As this quilt is made from orphan blocks, what if you made several borders using different pieced...
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09-02-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By TAMARATJO

I use EQ8 ! I don't think it is hard to learn. ...

I use EQ8 ! I don't think it is hard to learn. I design all my quilts on EQ, and blocks as well. I love playing with the fabric to get the quilt to look the way I like it. It does so many things...
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08-17-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,308
Posted By TAMARATJO

I highly recommend using Deb Tucker rulers for...

I highly recommend using Deb Tucker rulers for Storm at Sea. Blocks are precise, and it is easy. I have made Storm at Sea, and variations using her rulers with great success. I have not tried...
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08-06-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,580
Posted By TAMARATJO

Add another person to the Deb Tucker Ruler fan...

Add another person to the Deb Tucker Ruler fan club! I have most of them, and most of the technique sheets. I use EQ to design my quilts (inspiration from Pinterest mostly) and I am always figuring...
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07-31-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By TAMARATJO

Thanks everyone. Ann912, I did not have a...

Thanks everyone. Ann912, I did not have a pattern. I was inspired by a quilt by Planted Seeds Designs named Flutter. This is my interpretation of the quilt. ...
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07-29-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By TAMARATJO

In response to the questions about the duvet...

In response to the questions about the duvet cover: I have an old comforter that I want to repurpose. The fabric and color no longer work. (It was originally for my young daughter's twin bed.) As...
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07-28-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By TAMARATJO

How much quilting needed for duvet cover?

I need advice. I am making a duvet cover for a comforter. I have finished piecing the top, and sandwiched with Kona solid for lining. (no batting) I need to quilt the sandwich to keep it...
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07-15-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,760
Posted By TAMARATJO

I always change the needle after I finish each...

I always change the needle after I finish each quilt. If I am doing a smaller wall hanging, I may change after two. If I am doing embroidery, I change much more frequently. Needles are cheap, easy...
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