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03-05-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By Kimarene

Quilt shops and other places to visit in NYC

Good morning! I am visiting my son in April - I am so excited! First time visitor. Hes asking if there are any special things I want to do/places I want to see.

What are your favorite quilt...
Forum: Main
03-23-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 58,296
Posted By Kimarene

Here is my YBR in batiks. I don't remember that...

Here is my YBR in batiks. I don't remember that the pattern was difficult, but it's not my favorite quilt. I made it as a housewarming gift for my ex-husband.

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Forum: Main
03-01-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,874
Posted By Kimarene

Check out Cindy Needham's work. She uses linen...

Check out Cindy Needham's work. She uses linen frequently.
Forum: Main
02-22-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,327
Posted By Kimarene

Thank you for this tip! I'm having trouble...

Thank you for this tip! I'm having trouble measuring long side borders and I can't wait to try this.
Forum: Pictures
02-16-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,623
Posted By Kimarene

I didn't do the quilting. It was done by a local...

I didn't do the quilting. It was done by a local longarmer. I'll pass along your appreciation!
Forum: Pictures
02-16-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,623
Posted By Kimarene

Here is the link to the tutorial I used for the...

Here is the link to the tutorial I used for the binding: http://mamaspark.blogspot.com/2014/04/two-color-binding-tutorial.html

I believe that the fabric line is Little Black Dress, Basic Grey,...
Forum: Pictures
02-14-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,623
Posted By Kimarene

Little Black Dress quilt finished!

Hi everyone - I started this quilt a few years ago and, in an ongoing effort to finish what I've started, I got it out and finished it. I am very happy with how it turned out.

This is is the...
Forum: Main
01-26-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,635
Posted By Kimarene

I just bought a Juki F600. I love it already! ...

I just bought a Juki F600. I love it already! Also have the Juki 2010Q, which has a large throat for FMQing.
Forum: Main
01-08-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,203
Posted By Kimarene

Quiltingshorttimer, you have a good eye. After...

Quiltingshorttimer, you have a good eye. After reading Prism99's post and your post, I measured the two cream-colored blocks in the blue/cream/turquoise border and one is a 1/4 inch too big! So,...
Forum: Main
01-07-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,203
Posted By Kimarene

The pattern specified each border length, so I...

The pattern specified each border length, so I cut them to that length. And each one fit, which amazed me. I tried very hard to measure and cut accurately. �� I still have the 5-1/2" outer...
Forum: Main
01-07-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,203
Posted By Kimarene

I guess I have to learn everything the hard way - but can it be fixed?

I'm working on a quilt top which features a 22"x40"middle panel, surrounded by six pieced borders. I noticed during this journey that, as I attached one border after the other, my center panel...
Forum: Main
01-02-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,710
Posted By Kimarene

The pattern can be found here (hope the link...

The pattern can be found here (hope the link works): http://www.easyfreepatterns.com/patterns-download-for-free-product-emerald-cut-downloadable-quilt-pattern-280573.html
Forum: Main
01-01-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,710
Posted By Kimarene

Happy New Year one and all! It's been awhile,...

Happy New Year one and all! It's been awhile, but I've finished this project. I presented it to my daughter for Christmas and she likes it. I'm just glad to get it off my table!

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Forum: Main
12-12-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,095
Posted By Kimarene

Thanks to you all! Merry Christmas!

Thanks to you all! Merry Christmas!
Forum: Main
12-12-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,095
Posted By Kimarene

Thread from Connecting Threads

Good morning, all you quilters!

Have you used thread from Connecting Threads? It is so inexpensive compared to Aurifil thread, I am wondering how well it works for piecing and quilting.
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Forum: Main
09-12-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,329
Posted By Kimarene

I got the quilt back from my daughter in...

I got the quilt back from my daughter in anticipation of skinning it. Upon close inspection, I see that the batting is coming through the top, bearding is what it's called I think. I'm wondering if...
Forum: Main
09-03-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,329
Posted By Kimarene

Thank you all for your responses. I will skin...

Thank you all for your responses. I will skin it!

Regarding the longarmer: She and I did discuss this, and she offered to quilt my next project free of charge.

I don't really blame her. She...
Forum: Main
09-01-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,329
Posted By Kimarene

Am I crazy?

I have a quilt which I took to a local longarm quilter. She used inferior wool batting, and when I washed the quilt all the batting dissolved and left a lumpy mess. (I've since found high-quality...
Forum: Main
02-13-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,562
Posted By Kimarene

Juki 2010Q feed dogs won't go down

Hi everyone! I've been FMQing on my Juki, sometimes leaving the feed dogs up with a stitch length of 0, and other times lowering the feed dogs. Yesterday I discovered that the feed dogs will no...
Forum: Main
09-30-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,566
Posted By Kimarene

I have a Juki 2010Q and it is a great machine for...

I have a Juki 2010Q and it is a great machine for piecing and FMQing, straight stitch only though. The machine I want (to replace my Janome 1860, which is an okay machine) is a Juki HZL F600 Exceed....
Forum: Main
04-25-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,608
Posted By Kimarene

On my last quilt I used "invisible" thread in...

On my last quilt I used "invisible" thread in both top and bobbin to FMQ around each poppy in each block. I think it turned out well. I had to go slowly 'cause I'm just not that good!

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Forum: Main
04-24-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,222
Posted By Kimarene

My local dealer is going to order the foot +...

My local dealer is going to order the foot + starter kit of templates for my Juki 2010Q from SewSteady. I am excited about this!!!
Forum: Main
04-23-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,256
Posted By Kimarene

Prednisone can do strange things to people. My...

Prednisone can do strange things to people. My mother also had COPD, was put on prednisone, and from that point farther could not be left alone. She started a fire in her kitchen, wrecked the car,...
04-04-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,387
Posted By Kimarene

Thank you for this info. Just what I need!

Thank you for this info. Just what I need!
Forum: Main
04-03-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 107,405
Posted By Kimarene

I just ordered the EQ7 today. So excited!

I just ordered the EQ7 today. So excited!
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