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Forum: Main
04-07-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By SherylM

I don't have a featherweight but I know those...

I don't have a featherweight but I know those cases are notorious for stinking to high heaven. It's the old hide glue in them.

I may be wrong, but I don't think there's much you can do to de-stink...
Forum: Main
03-29-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By SherylM

I absolutely love silk thread for hand needlework...

I absolutely love silk thread for hand needlework - I do blackwork embroidery with it - but the first two reasons that pop into my head to not piece with it are #1) price, and #2) washability.

I...
03-04-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,176
Posted By SherylM

One of the shows on Netflix that's always good...

One of the shows on Netflix that's always good for a laugh is Jack Whitehall's Travels With My Father. I love his relationship with his dad - these two guys are hysterical!
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,335
Posted By SherylM

Storm at Sea. I bought an English paper piecing...

Storm at Sea. I bought an English paper piecing kit to make it, but some of those pieces are teeny tiny and I got a headache just looking at them. Decided that I'll use Deb Tucker's rulers to make...
Forum: Pictures
01-28-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By SherylM

Oh my goodness! I'm a lifelong Michigander and...

Oh my goodness! I'm a lifelong Michigander and this is great!

Off to buy the pattern... https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/smile.png
Forum: Main
01-17-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By SherylM

Thank you....

Thank you. https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/smile.png
Forum: Main
01-16-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,642
Posted By SherylM

I got mine at Kingsmen Quilting Supply. I believe...

I got mine at Kingsmen Quilting Supply. I believe the shipping was included in the price.

I just looked...Quilter's Dream is drop-shipped and shipping is included in the price. They also sell...
Forum: Main
01-16-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By SherylM

Well, there's no shortage of information out...

Well, there's no shortage of information out there and I found much of it not helpful, because I needed to do something specific. I needed 5 or 6 gradations of 6 different colors, but I found some of...
Forum: Main
01-15-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,642
Posted By SherylM

Last year I bought a roll of queen size Quilter's...

Last year I bought a roll of queen size Quilter's Dream Request batting that was 93" by I-forget-how-many yards long. So yes...I would say it's a good size.
Forum: Main
01-15-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By SherylM

Thank you for all of the compliments. This quilt,...

Thank you for all of the compliments. This quilt, more than any other quilt I've made, has truly been a labor of love. The pattern is called Unique Batik and it's from the book String Quilts : 11 Fun...
Forum: Main
01-14-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By SherylM

Is channel quilting enough?

I'm making this quilt for my daughter; I dyed all of the fabric myself, plus tackled some other techniques for the first time (Y seams...not as bad as I thought they would be!) The things we do for...
Forum: Pictures
12-29-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,423
Posted By SherylM

I would vote for the '50's as well, because I was...

I would vote for the '50's as well, because I was born in 1955 and I have a very similar quilt that my grandmother made for me (sorry...I haven't figured out yet how to make photos small enough to...
Forum: Main
12-26-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,432
Posted By SherylM

DId you see the one with the ransom note? "I...

DId you see the one with the ransom note? "I have your fabric stash! Do not contact the police - send chocolate"
Lol! I have to get that one for my quilting buddy!...
Forum: Main
12-26-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By SherylM

The first thing that crossed my mind is how big...

The first thing that crossed my mind is how big is your seam allowance? If it's much less than a scant 1/4", then that can happen. I've had it happen in a couple of places on a quilt that was washed...
Forum: Main
12-22-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,352
Posted By SherylM

Oh yes, indeed I am!...

Oh yes, indeed I am! https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/smile.png

Kwiltr, so sorry to hear about the problems you're having with your machine. I sure hope you get them resolved soon so...
Forum: Main
12-21-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,420
Posted By SherylM

I was going to suggest this too. I haven't made...

I was going to suggest this too. I haven't made one yet, but this quilt is definitely on my bucket list and I've been thinking about how I want to do it for a while now. I bought an English paper...
Forum: Main
12-21-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,352
Posted By SherylM

I just got a Janome 6700P a little over a month...

I just got a Janome 6700P a little over a month ago, and I test drove the Continental while I was at the dealers. Oooooh, so shiny!!! I love my 6700, with it's 10" of harp space, but if I had the...
Forum: Main
12-02-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,379
Posted By SherylM

Sounds like a great way to de-stress!...

Sounds like a great way to de-stress! https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/biggrin.png
Forum: Main
12-01-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,379
Posted By SherylM

I have both large and small binder tools, but...

I have both large and small binder tools, but never use them for binding because I don't do mitered bindings anymore. I decided to keep them and use them for templates, probably for the same pattern...
Forum: Main
11-30-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,340
Posted By SherylM

I got a new sewing machine a couple of weeks ago,...

I got a new sewing machine a couple of weeks ago, so that was my gift from hubby.

I sent a link to my Amazon wishlist to my daughter the other day and when I went back to it later in the evening,...
Forum: Main
11-29-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By SherylM

Lol! Doesn't matter what I watch after I...

Lol!

Doesn't matter what I watch after I climb into bed - I'm out like a light before I know it. Then I have to root through the bed covers in the morning to find my phone. I quit using my Kindle...
Forum: Main
11-28-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By SherylM

I never measure the sides of the quilt - I lay...

I never measure the sides of the quilt - I lay the border fabric down the center of the quilt and cut it to that measurement. Then pin it on and sew it. No wavy borders!...
Forum: Main
11-27-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,672
Posted By SherylM

Ha! Don't know how I forgot this one, but I also...

Ha! Don't know how I forgot this one, but I also love my magnetic pin dishes! I've got regular pin cushions but I never use them anymore.
Forum: Main
11-27-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,379
Posted By SherylM

I have three rotating cutting mats - a 14"...

I have three rotating cutting mats - a 14" Fiskars, a 14" off-brand, and an 8" Fiskars. I hate the 14" Fiskars - the top and bottom are separate and it falls apart while I'm using it. The top is also...
Forum: Main
11-27-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,672
Posted By SherylM

Like almost everyone else, the top of my list...

Like almost everyone else, the top of my list would be my rotary cutters and mats. In that same category would be my rotating mats - I love those and would have a hard time squaring up blocks without...
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