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06-26-2017, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Minnisewta

I just had this happen. Rust minky on the back ,...

I just had this happen. Rust minky on the back , white on the front. I always use minky on my baby quilts but I've never used white on the front. I suspect it has happened in the past but was...
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06-26-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Minnisewta

Thanks everyone for your thoughts about this...

Thanks everyone for your thoughts about this issue. I NEVER use white when I make a quilt. I learned a lesson and gained some great information for future quilts
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06-26-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Minnisewta

I'm like that with wool.

I'm like that with wool.
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06-25-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Minnisewta

Prism99, thanks for your thoughts. It didn't...

Prism99, thanks for your thoughts. It didn't occurs to me that the tension would be off. I had a quilt, quilted by a long arm quilter a few years ago. Same thing happened, she didn't think it was a...
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06-25-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Minnisewta

I think it would take forever to pull the minky...

I think it would take forever to pull the minky threads aside but thanks for your suggestion.
Forum: Main
06-25-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Minnisewta

I love having minky on the backs of my quilts,...

I love having minky on the backs of my quilts, you should try it sometime.
Forum: Main
06-25-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Minnisewta

I don't have a picture, the quilt has been given...

I don't have a picture, the quilt has been given to the to the mother to be. I don't remember what batting I used. I'm sure it was either cotton or 80\20 batting. The needle pulled the minky threads...
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06-25-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Minnisewta

Quilting on white fabric

I just finished a baby quilt that had some white fabric on the front and rust colored minky on the back. The rust colored minky threads pulled through to the white on the front when I quilted it. I...
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01-30-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,732
Posted By Minnisewta

Those are all great ideas. Its a gift and I just...

Those are all great ideas. Its a gift and I just want to make it long enough to use as a throw. Thanks for all your great ideas, very helpful!
Forum: Main
01-29-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,732
Posted By Minnisewta

Yes, that is the pattern. Because of the circles...

Yes, that is the pattern. Because of the circles I don't want to make the quilt its self longer. Adding to the top and or bottoms are the options I'm looking for. Both ideas are good, thanks for your...
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01-29-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,732
Posted By Minnisewta

Twelve Moons

I'm going to be making a quilt using a pattern called Twelve Moons. When finished it ends up being more or less square. I'd like to make it longer. Has anyone made this pattern longer if so what did...
Forum: Main
01-19-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,509
Posted By Minnisewta

I'm making a surprise retirement quilt for a...

I'm making a surprise retirement quilt for a geologist and she likes blues and greens. The fabric from spoonflower is green and beautiful. See geode treasure mossy green. All the other fabric I can...
Forum: Main
01-19-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,509
Posted By Minnisewta

I' going to make a quilt as a surprise retirement...

I' going to make a quilt as a surprise retirement gift. She is a geologist and lives rocks. She likes blues and greens. The only rock fabric I can find comes in greys or browns.The fabric from...
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01-18-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,509
Posted By Minnisewta

The samples are free?

The samples are free?
Forum: Main
01-18-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,509
Posted By Minnisewta

Thank you for you input, very helpful.

Thank you for you input, very helpful.
Forum: Main
01-18-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,509
Posted By Minnisewta

So if I mixed it with batics the fabrics would...

So if I mixed it with batics the fabrics would all feel the same?
Forum: Main
01-18-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,509
Posted By Minnisewta

Spoonflower

I'm thinking of ordering fabric from Spoonflower. Has anyone ordered from them? I'd be ordering the basic cotton. What did it feel like, how does it compare with regular quilt fabric?
11-14-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Minnisewta

Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
11-10-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Minnisewta

Visiting Nashville, and Galtinburg

Hi anyone fron the Nashville area. I'm planning a trip to Nashville next spring and I'm wondering about the weather in April. Is it warm enough to go without jackets but not so hot you don't want to...
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11-03-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Minnisewta

It says on the pattern that I have to add 1/4...

It says on the pattern that I have to add 1/4 inch seam allowance to all pattern pieces, not easy to do on the curves. The pattern was $21.00 plus $10.00 shipping. You would think more of the...
Forum: Main
10-30-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Minnisewta

I know I can do the paper piecing it's the...

I know I can do the paper piecing it's the preperation of the pattern pieces that has me going nuts.I have to make copies of the blocks , then I have to cut the arc pieces apart, then glue them on...
10-26-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By Minnisewta

You can also add names that are cities or states,...

You can also add names that are cities or states, like mine...Minnisewta, Im from Minnesota .
Forum: Main
10-24-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Minnisewta

I need help with paper piecing

I bought fabric and a pattern for paper piecing but may have taken on more then I can handle. Does anyone know a good youtube or web site that tells how to do it. We are not taking about a little...
Forum: Main
10-11-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,020
Posted By Minnisewta

I have neuropathy but I don't have diabtes, just...

I have neuropathy but I don't have diabtes, just wondering what you mean about adding extra quilts?
Forum: Main
09-19-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By Minnisewta

Thanks, that might just work! :-)

Thanks, that might just work! :-)
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