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Forum: Main
02-11-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,722
Posted By leheath8

I've purchased a fair amount of batiks from...

I've purchased a fair amount of batiks from Boundless recently and I have found all of it to be as good, or better, than quilt shop batiks.
Forum: Main
02-10-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By leheath8

Peckish fair question. The certification...

Peckish fair question. The certification basically indicates you've attained a certain level of skill in the various aspects of long arm quilting. I like the idea that they actually assess your work...
Forum: Main
02-09-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By leheath8

I have a King Quilter II. quiltingshorttimer...

I have a King Quilter II.

quiltingshorttimer thank you, I'll check those out.
Forum: Main
02-08-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By leheath8

APQS Longarm Certification

Has anyone taken the APQS Longarm Certification class and can offer a review? It is a 14 week online class for $500 and says you don't have to have a APQS longarm. It appears to cover quilting as a...
02-07-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

Thanks all! I am a new quilter so don't really...

Thanks all! I am a new quilter so don't really have a stash so just found enough different purple fabrics to make those 4 string pieced units so I could try the technique. They were part of the...
02-07-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

Wow, putting this all together was way more work...

Wow, putting this all together was way more work than I expected (this is my first mystery quilt). I think I would have preferred the 3x4 layout rather than the 4x4, but once I committed, I felt...
Forum: Main
01-17-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,965
Posted By leheath8

Finished my sampler quilt. Top was completed in...

Finished my sampler quilt. Top was completed in my introduction to quilting class in late 2019. I quilted it on my new long arm with my first pantograph and a bit of FMQ in the central block....
Forum: Main
01-16-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By leheath8

I have the Go! mat and I like it. It feels the...

I have the Go! mat and I like it. It feels the same as the ones I've used in classes (although I can't remember what they were...but not Go!).
Forum: Main
01-14-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,965
Posted By leheath8

I'll be doing the prep work for some virtual...

I'll be doing the prep work for some virtual classes I'll be taking next Friday and Saturday through the Road to CA virtual quilt show. If I get done with that (which I might since it's a long...
Forum: Main
01-12-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,011
Posted By leheath8

I totally understand the desire for validation....

I totally understand the desire for validation. My parents are my biggest fans, but I am also lucky enough to have a best friend who also quilts and she celebrates my work just as I celebrate hers. I...
01-12-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

I had made roughly 0.6 of the units each week....

I had made roughly 0.6 of the units each week. That was slightly too many for a 3 x 4 block layout, but not quite enough for a 4x4 layout. So I made a few more of everything to work for the 4x4...
Forum: Main
01-11-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By leheath8

Yes, those prices sound about right. I bought the...

Yes, those prices sound about right. I bought the MistyFuse on Amazon and it was $30 for 10 yards. The MistyFuse does not have a paper back - it literally feels like handling gossamer threads! The...
Forum: Main
01-10-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By leheath8

I use Steam-A-Seam Lite 2 for my appliqué and I...

I use Steam-A-Seam Lite 2 for my appliqué and I can get it on Amazon for a reasonable price. I'm taking a class in a couple of weeks and the instructor suggested the MistyFuse because it adds less...
Forum: Main
01-10-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By leheath8

I've had very good luck with buying from the FB...

I've had very good luck with buying from the FB group "SewItsForSale" - lots of private and business sellers selling lovely fabric at great prices.
01-10-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

Progress so far! I had a lot of issues with the...

Progress so far! I had a lot of issues with the sizing of clue 3/4 units but all 16 squares are close enough in size that I think they will come together just fine. Definitely a few questionable...
01-09-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

Everyone's looks so great and so different! Can't...

Everyone's looks so great and so different! Can't wait to start seeing the finished quilts. I had been making just slightly more than half of the units each week so I had more than needed for 3x4 and...
01-08-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

Teen your block is beautiful - such nice,...

Teen your block is beautiful - such nice, complimentary colors and fabrics! I hope mine aren't too bright. Will lay out some tonight and see how it looks. What size will you be making your smaller...
01-08-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

For those that used yardage and didn't string the...

For those that used yardage and didn't string the clue 6 units, are you just using the same gray (or whatever color you used for Bonnie's gray) for the border? Or something different? I don't have a...
01-07-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

joe'smom I love the varied neutrals and I think...

joe'smom I love the varied neutrals and I think the consistent orange and green helps ties the units together! :)
01-07-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

sewbizgirl she posted that yesterday on her...

sewbizgirl she posted that yesterday on her personal FB page. She has every right to post whatever she wants on her personal FB page. Someone decided to share it on her business FB page, which was...
01-02-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 145,132
Posted By leheath8

Clue #6 done. Since I’m a new quilter, with very...

Clue #6 done. Since I’m a new quilter, with very little in the way of scraps, I’m doing yardage. However, I wanted to try the string piecing and purple is my favorite color, so I found a handful of...
Forum: Main
01-01-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By leheath8

I got one in the advent calendar box I bought...

I got one in the advent calendar box I bought from MSQC and I quite like it. I print a photo of each quilt and them make notes on how things went, what worked and what didn't, and what I'd like to...
Forum: Main
01-01-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,028
Posted By leheath8

My friend and I are doing this BOM from And Sew...

My friend and I are doing this BOM from And Sew It Began in Texas https://www.andsewitbegan.com/. It’s a modified version of Long Time Gone by Jen Kingwell done in 1930s fabric. You have to call the...
Forum: Main
12-29-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By leheath8

It will generally not be enough. It would be...

It will generally not be enough. It would be better to get one specifically designed to heat protection - Insul-Bright (made by the Warm Company) is what I used when I made mats for hot serving...
Forum: Main
12-28-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By leheath8

Pantovision on non-Innova machines

I really like the look of the Pantovision from Innova, but I don't have an Innova long arm. I can find instructions for adding Pantovision to a Tin Lizzie, A1, and Gammill machine. Has anyone...
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