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Forum: Main
10-24-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,451
Posted By Genden

If you can get your hands on a quilt frame,...

If you can get your hands on a quilt frame, perhaps you have some tops that would look good hand tied. A hand tying party with family or friends is fun. Anyone can learn to hand tie quickly. Some fun...
Forum: Main
10-01-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,473
Posted By Genden

I think the navy is my choice to frame the quilt.

I think the navy is my choice to frame the quilt.
Forum: Main
08-13-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Genden

Midway Wool Company has nice wool appliqué kits....

Midway Wool Company has nice wool appliqué kits. It is online only.
Forum: Main
07-20-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Genden

How much does it show if the squares are not...

How much does it show if the squares are not perfect?
Forum: Main
07-20-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Genden

Marking quilt

I am trying to mark a quilt for hand quilting. It is an appliquéd quilt. I will quilt around the appliqué, so they don’t need to be marked. However I am crosshatching the entire quilt. I have marked...
Forum: Main
05-24-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,012
Posted By Genden

Machine for quilting

Is there a mechanical sewing machine with 9 or more, preferably more, inches of arm working space either new or an older model?
03-08-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,453
Posted By Genden

Thanks for your helpful information. I second...

Thanks for your helpful information. I second your advice to check with the CDC. Our worst enemy is incorrect information and lack of information. If we all follow the advice of the CDC and our...
Forum: Main
03-02-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,276
Posted By Genden

There are some novel ways to tie a quilt. There...

There are some novel ways to tie a quilt. There is a You Tube video of the hidden tie stitch. Jen Kingwell has a demonstration of a variation of hidden stitch that is an X or a cross. I don’t have a...
Forum: Main
02-12-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,567
Posted By Genden

I may be missing something, but if you trace it...

I may be missing something, but if you trace it on the wrong side of the fabric instead of the right side, wouldn’t it be mirror image when you cut it out?
Forum: Main
01-14-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By Genden

I made a bed size quilt that was all appliqué and...

I made a bed size quilt that was all appliqué and used the back basting method. I tried a few other methods first, but found back basting best. Enjoy the class.
Forum: Main
01-01-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 41,534
Posted By Genden

They also had string holders and used string to...

They also had string holders and used string to tie the packages of goods you purchased.
Forum: Main
10-19-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,520
Posted By Genden

I did not see this thread. Thank you so much.

I did not see this thread. Thank you so much.
Forum: Main
10-18-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,520
Posted By Genden

Pinking shears

I have occasional need for pinking shears. The pair I have are too dull to do a good job. What are the best pinking shears that are very sharp and grip the fabric so it doesn’t slip?
Forum: Main
09-22-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,916
Posted By Genden

I too only quilt and I loved my vintage...

I too only quilt and I loved my vintage mechanical machine. However, in order to machine appliqué, I needed a machine that had a buttonhole stitch, so I bought a computerized machine with the...
Forum: Main
09-15-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,046
Posted By Genden

Thank you. It is for me and whoever wants it when...

Thank you. It is for me and whoever wants it when I am gone. I enjoy appliqué, but will admit it takes a long time. Choosing the fabrics is very time consuming.
Forum: Main
09-15-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,046
Posted By Genden

This is my quilt top using metallic fabrics....

This is my quilt top using metallic fabrics. Sorry, the quilt was too large to capture the whole thing.617418
Forum: Main
09-14-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,046
Posted By Genden

I made a quilt totally appliqué on a black tonal...

I made a quilt totally appliqué on a black tonal background. Many of the fabrics are metallic and it is very striking. It will not be washed often, so I am hoping the metallic holds up. I did prewash...
Forum: Main
08-07-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,601
Posted By Genden

Thank you for your answers. You are so helpful.

Thank you for your answers. You are so helpful.
Forum: Main
08-07-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,601
Posted By Genden

Binding a quilt

I just finished a quilt and am ready for the binding. Because of caregiving and the death of my husband, it has been several years since I have done the binding on a quilt. Because things change over...
Forum: Main
08-05-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,005
Posted By Genden

Thank you everyone. QuiltE answered exactly what...

Thank you everyone. QuiltE answered exactly what I need to know.
Forum: Main
08-04-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,005
Posted By Genden

Quilting spacing

When my wool batting says quilt 3" apart, how do I measure the three inches?
Forum: Main
05-31-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,909
Posted By Genden

Perhaps we should not expect others to love the...

Perhaps we should not expect others to love the things we love and appreciate. My mother loved to crochet. Her work was meticulously done, crocheted starched baskets, ribboned and filled with...
Forum: Main
04-13-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By Genden

I would go to my local sewing machine store and...

I would go to my local sewing machine store and ask if they would sell the machines on consignment or outright buy them from you. You won’t get a high price for them, but it will be a simple sale...
Forum: Main
10-05-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,546
Posted By Genden

Back to the question of how to handle overly...

Back to the question of how to handle overly talkative groups at meetings. Here are some reasons talking takes place.
1. The meeting has gone on too long.
2. People can’t hear.
3. The material...
Forum: Main
09-23-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Posted By Genden

I have used white school chalk when hand...

I have used white school chalk when hand quilting. However, I only use it in a very small space that I am immediately quilting because it disappears very quickly. The chalk has no waxes, oils or...
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