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Forum: Pictures
Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By nanna-up-north

I finished the 4th quilt this past week. This...

I finished the 4th quilt this past week. This one is the butterfly quilt and I decided to custom the quilting on it. I was going to use an apple green thread but decided it was too dark and I...
Forum: Pictures
Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,222
Posted By nanna-up-north

Well, I didn't get any more of the vintage quilts...

Well, I didn't get any more of the vintage quilts quilted over the summer. The LA is at the winter house and we are 10 hours away in Upper Michigan for 6 months. But, we are back and I've gotten 3...
Forum: Pictures
10-07-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,067
Posted By nanna-up-north

I'm so happy for you and just a little bit...

I'm so happy for you and just a little bit jealous. Your ribbon border looks very nice and I'll have to agree, probably a lot less work. I'm still amazed at you doing this quilt in 8 months. You...
Forum: Main
09-06-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By nanna-up-north

I was fortunate enough to purchase a used LA...

I was fortunate enough to purchase a used LA about 3 years ago. It has the computer and I love that. The computer work is gorgeous. I have tons of sewing experience, was a home ec teacher and have...
Forum: Main
09-03-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,291
Posted By nanna-up-north

Okay. Thank you all for those thoughts. I sent...

Okay. Thank you all for those thoughts. I sent the pictures to the bride and groom and they don't like the half star border at all (design #1). They think that's too busy. Since those really...
Forum: Main
09-02-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,714
Posted By nanna-up-north

I'd never used glue until I went to a...

I'd never used glue until I went to a demonstration at one of the national quilt shows. That experience changed by quilting life. I use Elmer's school glue and only the school glue. It's the...
Forum: Main
09-02-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,291
Posted By nanna-up-north

Oh, I don't want boogers all around the quilt. ...

Oh, I don't want boogers all around the quilt.

I've been cutting, pasteing and sketching. Which idea do you like the best? I'd love your opinions.

Picture 1- half stars... they don't fit...
Forum: Main
09-01-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By nanna-up-north

Those needle tips can get into places that are...

Those needle tips can get into places that are not good. I had to replace a bobbin assembly for a lady that broke a needle and couldn't find the tip. It made a groove in the metal and the machine...
Forum: Main
09-01-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,291
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thank you, everyone for such great suggestions. ...

Thank you, everyone for such great suggestions. I'm going to take pen to paper this morning and do some sketches so I can figure this out. I bought fabric for the star but decided to wait to buy...
Forum: Main
08-31-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,291
Posted By nanna-up-north

Any suggestions are appreciated

I'm making a wedding quilt for my DGS and his new bride. They picked this quilt pattern but want their quilt to be lighter in color so I'm making the quilt with lighter batiks in the middle and the...
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,609
Posted By nanna-up-north

Your peacock is amazing, SewingSenior. I'm sorry...

Your peacock is amazing, SewingSenior. I'm sorry I haven't been checking in. I'm still working on getting my arm back to some sort of normal. The dr said it would take 6 months minimum and I'm...
Forum: Pictures
07-21-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,609
Posted By nanna-up-north

WooHoo! Beautiful. You're going to be done so...

WooHoo! Beautiful. You're going to be done so quickly.
Forum: Pictures
06-29-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,609
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thanks for the kind words, SewingSenior. This...

Thanks for the kind words, SewingSenior. This quilt is such a challenge and I love having others share this journey. I probably won't make my goal of October but that's fine. The wait will be worth...
Forum: Pictures
06-28-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,609
Posted By nanna-up-north

I don't think I'd re-do block #30. I think it...

I don't think I'd re-do block #30. I think it will work out with the quilting. That one really tested my abilities as well.

Don't you just love those strawberries? They are so much fun. Both...
Forum: Pictures
06-21-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,609
Posted By nanna-up-north

That was a stinker block to do. But it turned...

That was a stinker block to do. But it turned out great. I look forward to seeing your strawberry blocks.
Forum: Pictures
06-17-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,944
Posted By nanna-up-north

Lone star quilts are not easy to do. Yours is...

Lone star quilts are not easy to do. Yours is beautiful
Forum: Pictures
06-15-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,562
Posted By nanna-up-north

Very pretty. I like it very much.

Very pretty. I like it very much.
Forum: Pictures
06-14-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,460
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thank you all for your kind words, Sharon,...

Thank you all for your kind words, Sharon, Mariposa, Barb and Penny. You are all so kind.
Forum: Pictures
06-13-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,460
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thanks, Knitnnan and #1 AAA quilter.

Thanks, Knitnnan and #1 AAA quilter.
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,460
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thanks, Rob.

Thanks, Rob.
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,460
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thank you. I'm still plugging along.

Thank you. I'm still plugging along.
Forum: Pictures
06-08-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,460
Posted By nanna-up-north

A friend gave me a little scrap of fabric that...

A friend gave me a little scrap of fabric that had a bunch of little robins all over in random fashion. I just cut out the birds, sewed them on intact, and then stitched beaks using embroidery...
Forum: Pictures
06-08-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,460
Posted By nanna-up-north

And here's the last of them.

And here's the last of them.
Forum: Pictures
06-08-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,460
Posted By nanna-up-north

and more....

and more....
Forum: Pictures
06-08-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,460
Posted By nanna-up-north

When I stopped working on this for awhile I...

When I stopped working on this for awhile I stopped posting pictures. So, my album is not complete. But I'll post the close ups so everyone can see. And, I'll keep working on those borders and...
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