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Forum: Main
04-08-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,301
Posted By charlottequilts

I use the Kindle app on the Mac, as it has an...

I use the Kindle app on the Mac, as it has an excellent retina screen. It saves money over a paper book, but I find the scrolling to be really annoying and somewhat sickening compared to just...
03-11-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By charlottequilts

Grannie Cheechee, I think it's just online. ...

Grannie Cheechee, I think it's just online. There was a banner saying that carrying fabric was "new."

If they continue to do that, perhaps carrying lines that are a few years old, it would be a...
03-09-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By charlottequilts

Michael's fabric

Good morning -

Just wanted to let others know that with great misgivings I took a risk and ordered some Camelot Mixology from Michael's online. It was indeed first quality, as the Mixology I...
Forum: Main
02-13-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By charlottequilts

Why not just make the quilt with fabrics that you...

Why not just make the quilt with fabrics that you find pretty?

I'm sure your neighbor will be touched by it and will never think it is missing the boating/garden fabrics. I doubt it will ever...
Forum: Main
02-13-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,014
Posted By charlottequilts

Karen, does the design look better with all the...

Karen, does the design look better with all the triangles going the same way? Asking because it can really look good to have some blocks that are strong and others fading into the background -when...
Forum: Main
02-11-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By charlottequilts

I don't understand how this could happen unless...

I don't understand how this could happen unless the phone had enough metal to make a magnetic connection. We have a portable induction burner and it only gets warm from the pan itself. You can...
Forum: Main
02-11-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By charlottequilts

Thanks, Julia. It will be a lot of geese: ...

Thanks, Julia. It will be a lot of geese: Carrie Nelson's "Due South," from the Farmhouse Favorites book.

(not sure if it's ok to take a screenshot of it from my kindle book)

hugs,
charlotte
Forum: Main
02-11-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By charlottequilts

Is this induction? I thought the cooktop doesn't...

Is this induction? I thought the cooktop doesn't get hot without a pan on it, and it's only mildly warm once the pan has been moved off. My DIL has one. She uses a paper towel between the pan and...
Forum: Main
02-11-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By charlottequilts

Thank you to all who took the time to respond. I...

Thank you to all who took the time to respond. I can analyze forever and never start the project. :(

Betty, I have the triangulations software and am waiting on lightweight paper. My problem so...
Forum: Main
02-09-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By charlottequilts

I love this thread because I desperately need to...

I love this thread because I desperately need to find the heat/moisture barrier. I have plywood with an old piece of plexiglass on top and have to keep stopping to let the plexi flatten back down.
...
Forum: Main
02-09-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,297
Posted By charlottequilts

Butterfli, does your grandson cook with you? ...

Butterfli, does your grandson cook with you? Could you make him a chef apron? I just finished one with an e-pattern, and it was pretty fast and gratifying. (used home dec fabric from Joann's back...
Forum: Main
02-09-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By charlottequilts

Pressing to light side

Good morning -

I have been online everywhere trying to find the best thing to do, and since I'm still unsure, I really need some sage advice from the Board.

Making flying geese for the first...
Forum: Main
01-02-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,366
Posted By charlottequilts

I was going for lavender, myself, until our child...

I was going for lavender, myself, until our child with a fine art degree said that color reflecting from the walls would affect how I perceived colors of fabric and thread. There are several windows...
Forum: Main
12-29-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,707
Posted By charlottequilts

I have 2 homemade wooden racks that my husband...

I have 2 homemade wooden racks that my husband (not a serious woodworker) made out of scrap wood. I would find space for them even if it were under the ironing board and I was banging my toes on...
Forum: Main
12-21-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,643
Posted By charlottequilts

I have been using a hardback book, but it's...

I have been using a hardback book, but it's becoming wearing to be grabbing it with thumb arthritis.

Is there a preferred weight or size that everyone likes?

I am thinking that if it had a...
Forum: Main
12-01-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By charlottequilts

Roaches adore Elmer's Glue. Not sure about other...

Roaches adore Elmer's Glue. Not sure about other bugs. When I was visiting an artist in NYC, the roaches would appear at night and head right for any spilled glue. Please don't try this.
...
Forum: Main
12-01-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,545
Posted By charlottequilts

For me, it's the big, modern blocks. I would like...

For me, it's the big, modern blocks. I would like the graphic quality on a wall quilt, maybe, but for the throw size I usually make, it feels like shouting.

I am also part the group that finds the...
Forum: Main
11-28-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By charlottequilts

I struggled with this when I was making a hanging...

I struggled with this when I was making a hanging to go on an interior apartment door. A lot of the Command hooks and strips say not to use on fabric, and it was likely a heavy fire door that could...
Forum: Main
11-19-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,157
Posted By charlottequilts

I have tried doing a few small stitches, pulling...

I have tried doing a few small stitches, pulling both threads up or not, and it always looks Just Awful - on one side there is inevitably a lump that really stands out. Or drawn in.

I sure wish...
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,341
Posted By charlottequilts

Onebyone, would you mind explaining that a little...

Onebyone, would you mind explaining that a little bit more? Thanks.

charlotte
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By charlottequilts

I learned the hard way awhile ago that Sharpies...

I learned the hard way awhile ago that Sharpies aren't permanent for anything if it doesn't say so on the pen itself. I thought that being permanent was part of "sharpie-ness," but apparently not. ...
Forum: Pictures
10-30-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,820
Posted By charlottequilts

I love the pink. My first thought was...

I love the pink. My first thought was "chocolate-covered cherries."

hugs,
charlotte
Forum: Main
04-02-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By charlottequilts

You are unbelievably creative - wow! hugs, ...

You are unbelievably creative - wow!

hugs,
charlotte
Forum: Main
03-28-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,979
Posted By charlottequilts

My first quilt had a white blanket...

My first quilt had a white blanket (acrylic/cotton) inside because I didn't know about packaged batting. It's Very Warm but also way heavier than the cotton batts I use now. I think you should go...
Forum: Main
01-27-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,527
Posted By charlottequilts

I can't imagine the marks staying on the top...

I can't imagine the marks staying on the top after sandwiching, unless it's done afterward, in which case you're making indentations into the batting. Maybe that's not an issue?

What it is...
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