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Forum: Main
01-04-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,058
Posted By Terri D.

I finished a quilt by doing the same sort of...

I finished a quilt by doing the same sort of thing: a little at a time; the tortoise, not the hare. I made 10 Aunt Grace snowball blocks a week and finished a top in about seven months. Blocks were...
Forum: Main
01-03-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,733
Posted By Terri D.

I made a Trip Around the World pattern out of my...

I made a Trip Around the World pattern out of my Christmas fat quarters (nudging into my yardage for the outer rings). I had a lot of fun making it.
Forum: Main
01-03-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,941
Posted By Terri D.

If you want a finished edge, do the Eleanor Burns...

If you want a finished edge, do the Eleanor Burns thing and cut a piece of lightweight fusible web larger than the Dresden Plate unit. Lay the web bumpy side up on your table and center the Dresden...
Forum: Main
01-02-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,421
Posted By Terri D.

I rely heavily on my stencil collection (and a...

I rely heavily on my stencil collection (and a copier if it needs to be resized) and the Quiltmaker Quilt motif collections (Volumes I -VIII) for EQ7. It makes it so much easier to audition ideas...
Forum: Main
01-02-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,976
Posted By Terri D.

Unfortunately, I have no sewing plans for 2015...

Unfortunately, I have no sewing plans for 2015 because we are going to move again and everything is still packed away. Wonder if I will need professional therapy this year since I won't get it from...
Forum: Main
01-02-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,758
Posted By Terri D.

To me, my stash is worth a million bucks because...

To me, my stash is worth a million bucks because I will never find most of the fabrics in it ever again! :o That won't fly with the insurance company, that's only my perception of its value....
Forum: Pictures
12-31-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 14,000
Posted By Terri D.

Beautifully done. Love the blue with white polka...

Beautifully done. Love the blue with white polka dots!
Forum: Pictures
12-31-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 39,010
Posted By Terri D.

Incredible! Be sure to get it appraised and then...

Incredible! Be sure to get it appraised and then insured! Congrats on your labor of love--it is beautiful.
Forum: Main
12-31-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Terri D.

Hang onto her--she's one of the best Bernina ever...

Hang onto her--she's one of the best Bernina ever made!
Forum: Main
12-31-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,600
Posted By Terri D.

Berninas are work horses and go like the...

Berninas are work horses and go like the Energizer bunny. I love mine: a 1230 and a 150QE. Have fun test driving!
Forum: Main
12-30-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,865
Posted By Terri D.

Three-inch blocks are my limit!

Three-inch blocks are my limit!
Forum: Main
12-29-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,330
Posted By Terri D.

I made Naptime from Quiltmaker. It was easy, fun,...

I made Naptime from Quiltmaker. It was easy, fun, fast.
Forum: Main
12-29-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,873
Posted By Terri D.

After trying and rejecting three different office...

After trying and rejecting three different office style chairs, (I, too, am short), I broke down and bought a Herman Miller Aeron chair with a wedge shaped pillow for additional lower back support....
Forum: Main
12-29-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,116
Posted By Terri D.

First, if you sell your quilts, you absolutely...

First, if you sell your quilts, you absolutely must account for your time; it is just as valuable as any of the supplies you need to make a quilt.

I wouldn't worry about what to do with the quilts...
Forum: Main
12-29-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By Terri D.

EQ can certainly help, but there is nothing...

EQ can certainly help, but there is nothing better than curling up with a stack of quilt books and browsing through the pages to get you acquainted with all the terms, techniques, supplies and...
Forum: Main
12-27-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,288
Posted By Terri D.

I've not seen the template, but maybe you could...

I've not seen the template, but maybe you could figure out how to make one in the correct size out of template plastic? Then you would not have to buy it.
Forum: Main
12-27-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,981
Posted By Terri D.

Try water soluble stabilizer. It works great!

Try water soluble stabilizer. It works great!
Forum: Main
12-26-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,799
Posted By Terri D.

Blue painter's tape works okay, but I've found...

Blue painter's tape works okay, but I've found that it interferes with the ability of the feet on the walking foot to adequately grip the top layer.

If you're as terrified to mark your quilt as I...
Forum: Main
12-26-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,680
Posted By Terri D.

I feel the same way! Wish I could sew too, but we...

I feel the same way! Wish I could sew too, but we moved last month and are in temporary housing for the next year or so which means I will lose all that creative time. I couldn't find my sewing...
Forum: Main
12-26-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,506
Posted By Terri D.

The easiest way to achieve a wide binding is NOT...

The easiest way to achieve a wide binding is NOT to trim your quilt sandwich until after the binding is stitched on. Cut your strips the width you want, fold, press and sew the binding with a 1/4"...
Forum: Main
12-23-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,959
Posted By Terri D.

I like to piece together batting scraps of the...

I like to piece together batting scraps of the same fiber content and brand for smaller projects, although I tend not to select something with a lot of loft for a table runner.
Forum: Main
12-21-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,179
Posted By Terri D.

Let a kitchen timer be your best friend. You can...

Let a kitchen timer be your best friend. You can endure almost anything in small doses.
Forum: Main
12-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,223
Posted By Terri D.

I guess I am the obsessive one here. I tie off...

I guess I am the obsessive one here. I tie off all my beginning and ending threads and bury the knot between the layers.
Forum: Main
12-18-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Terri D.

I like a straw needle, which is often used for...

I like a straw needle, which is often used for applique.
Forum: Main
12-17-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,793
Posted By Terri D.

Try shipping tape. Wrap a length of tape, sticky...

Try shipping tape. Wrap a length of tape, sticky side out, around your hand and roll it across the mat.
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