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Forum: Main
06-09-2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,841
Posted By Cattitude

Google Watercolour Quilts. With your artistic...

Google Watercolour Quilts. With your artistic abilities I am sure you would come up with something spectacular.
Forum: Main
05-16-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,472
Posted By Cattitude

I meant to also note that I did chain piece and...

I meant to also note that I did chain piece and the repetition helped me. Worked in sets of 7 blocks at a time, completing each step on all seven blocks and then moving to the next step on all seven...
Forum: Main
05-16-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,472
Posted By Cattitude

I struggled a bit with my first blocks. I agree...

I struggled a bit with my first blocks. I agree that remembering to always turn in the same direction helps quite a bit, as does reviewing the step by step directions each time you return to the...
Forum: Main
12-26-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By Cattitude

Great Christmas present thanks to QB

Back in November there was a thread asking members to show the chairs they used for quilting. Several mentioned the Reliable Sewergo chair and posted a handy link. The chair had all the features I...
Forum: Main
05-26-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,772
Posted By Cattitude

I think the one PeaceandJoy is thinking of is...

I think the one PeaceandJoy is thinking of is Kool Kats Kwilt by Patti Carey
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,662
Posted By Cattitude

I once used Tartan’s gathering suggestion along...

I once used Tartan’s gathering suggestion along with inch wide strips of a lightweight fusible interfacing cut to the length the outside edge of the triangle was supposed to be. I worked well...
Forum: Main
03-20-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,623
Posted By Cattitude

This is a tough one. I think most of us prefer...

This is a tough one. I think most of us prefer piecing to quilting. Some cannot afford to ‘quilt by cheque’.....others want the satisfaction of completing the project from start to finish,...
Forum: Main
02-25-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,875
Posted By Cattitude

There is no doubt that being a moderator is a...

There is no doubt that being a moderator is a thankless job. Hubby moderates a site dedicated to one of his hobbies and after they began having similar problems they made a few changes. First any...
Forum: Pictures
02-07-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,110
Posted By Cattitude

Beautiful work Nana, as per usual.

Beautiful work Nana, as per usual.
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,681
Posted By Cattitude

Another vote for NYB. I might try this year,...

Another vote for NYB. I might try this year, probably a wall hanging size.

Two other patterns I have always wanted to make, more for sentimental reason than difficulty are SAS and Lemoyne Star....
Forum: Main
02-05-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By Cattitude

Although I likely won’t be purchasing more jelly...

Although I likely won’t be purchasing more jelly rolls once my current inventory is exhausted, my-ty has a point. I picked up a fat quarter bundle and removed three fabrics I didn’t think played well...
01-31-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 97,963
Posted By Cattitude

I will be letting the team down this month. I...

I will be letting the team down this month. I managed to get two projects quilted but not bound. I did complete the binding on another project.....unfortunately the quilting isn’t finished. I need...
Forum: Main
01-18-2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,779
Posted By Cattitude

Hmmmm, if I could go back in time how would I...

Hmmmm, if I could go back in time how would I build my stash? Blenders, small prints with a limited colour palette and batiks, batiks, batiks!

What I would change?

Drop dead gorgeous large...
01-01-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 97,963
Posted By Cattitude

Thanks Conchalea, I’m in this year. My main...

Thanks Conchalea, I’m in this year. My main focus will be on getting 18 completed tops quilted and bound. I also have 4 completed tops requiring surgery on as they are not worth the time and cost...
12-20-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 258,276
Posted By Cattitude

I finished the year with a large purchase (21m)....

I finished the year with a large purchase (21m). My blender selection had been decimated this past year, particularly blues and greens. I hit the clearance section and picked up 11m to round things...
Forum: Main
12-18-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,815
Posted By Cattitude

My goals include: -catching up on quilting...

My goals include:

-catching up on quilting my very large pile of completed tops and other ufos
-completing modifications to sewing room to better utilize space

From a discipline stand point I...
Forum: Main
12-18-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,012
Posted By Cattitude

Early in my quilting life I bought a few because...

Early in my quilting life I bought a few because of price. I wasn’t expecting new releases or popular fabrics but I love scrap quilts and at the time I didn’t have near enough variety. They weren’t...
Forum: Main
11-30-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,688
Posted By Cattitude

I am not here to discourage you from getting a...

I am not here to discourage you from getting a book on paper piecing, just to share my beginner experiences. Until I got into a rhythm I made a ton of mistakes. Sewing on the wrong side, errors...
11-30-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 258,276
Posted By Cattitude

My experience has been similar to that of...

My experience has been similar to that of WMUTeach (nicely put, brava!). This week I filled my cart twice because I was “allowed to” and yet it didn’t take a ton of willpower to hit the delete...
Forum: Main
11-05-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,142
Posted By Cattitude

I wash every quilt after I finish binding. There...

I wash every quilt after I finish binding. There is too much dragging about during the process and then there is Wally, my cat who has a great talent curling up on quilts as soon as I turn my back.
Forum: Main
10-22-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,634
Posted By Cattitude

I went through quite a few practice sandwiches...

I went through quite a few practice sandwiches before I made a large Scrappy throw size top just for the purpose of learning how to maneuver an actual top on my DSM. I mixed every possible technique...
10-13-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 258,276
Posted By Cattitude

​​​​​You are a machine WMUTeach! Two more nice...

​​​​​You are a machine WMUTeach! Two more nice ones and with completely different styles. Nice to mix it up!
I will be making a trip to my favourite shop next week for their annual sale. Their...
Forum: Main
10-02-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By Cattitude

I went crazy with stencils and pounce pads when...

I went crazy with stencils and pounce pads when making my first attempts at FMQ. Never could get the hang of it and not being able to see the markings was one of many problems. As you wrestle a...
Forum: Main
10-02-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,969
Posted By Cattitude

Just a few more cents worth. Remember the mini...

Just a few more cents worth. Remember the mini light booths in box stores for picking paint chips? They would usually have three different colour temps (in those days fluorescent). The idea being...
Forum: Main
10-02-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,969
Posted By Cattitude

Not sure on availability for that base but I...

Not sure on availability for that base but I would recommend something in the 3500k range. 3000 range is too warm for my liking and 4000 range way too cool. Ultimately it is personal preference but...
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