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11-19-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By quilting cat

Doll quilts (30" square and under) about two...

Doll quilts (30" square and under) about two dozen.
Crib size (about 36 x 45) to lap size (about 45 x 60) about ten, plus at least half a dozen tops.
Larger (charity tops only) half a dozen.
(I am...
Forum: Main
11-19-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,657
Posted By quilting cat

Purchased a very lightly used machine that had...

Purchased a very lightly used machine that had sat for 20 years in a closet -- took hundreds of dollars to clean and service. Now I make sure each of my machines gets a few hours use at least a...
Forum: Main
11-19-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By quilting cat

Our local library quarantines books for 4 days...

Our local library quarantines books for 4 days and health department says that is enough. Non-perishable groceries spend a few days in the trunk of the car before coming in my house. Masks are...
Forum: Main
11-19-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,585
Posted By quilting cat

I work well with a deadline. Having a monthly...

I work well with a deadline. Having a monthly "quota" or to do list helps me a lot. Not everything gets done, but more than without a list and interim deadlines.
Forum: Pictures
11-08-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,401
Posted By quilting cat

That quilt would look great on my wall! Log...

That quilt would look great on my wall! Log cabins speak to me. And I like your hanging system.
Forum: Main
11-08-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,808
Posted By quilting cat

Every quilt is somewhat of a mystery when you are...

Every quilt is somewhat of a mystery when you are choosing your own fabrics from what is in the stash. They only look like the picture if you buy a kit!
Forum: Main
11-08-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,698
Posted By quilting cat

Strip quilt bases; charity quilts; small fussy...

Strip quilt bases; charity quilts; small fussy cuts; offer up for exchange when we can meet again.
Or stash it away for a few years until your tastes change! I have gone through periods of hating a...
Forum: Main
11-08-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,873
Posted By quilting cat

I have not had Crayola crayon pictures wash out...

I have not had Crayola crayon pictures wash out of pre-washed cotton fabric after ironing, but it is always safe to test any media before doing a lot of work.
11-03-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By quilting cat

Hello, HalloweenCat, MEOW! from another cat. ...

Hello, HalloweenCat, MEOW! from another cat.
You most likely saw the Halloween quilt in the QB Pictures section. Have you searched there? If you find it, you can send a personal message to the...
11-03-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,120
Posted By quilting cat

Your best resource should be the shop where you...

Your best resource should be the shop where you purchased the machine!!! Have you talked to them?
Many dealers offer a few free classes to new purchasers.
11-03-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By quilting cat

Welcome! Sorry to hear no LQS (local...

Welcome!
Sorry to hear no LQS (local quilt shop), but there are on-line fabric sites. I have been happy with a recent purchase from Thousands of Bolts, and have shopped at Connecting Threads...
Forum: Main
11-03-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,780
Posted By quilting cat

Thank you, Cfuzzy, for sharing how you were...

Thank you, Cfuzzy, for sharing how you were blessed by donated quilts.
Let us know when it is time to rebuild your stash. Maybe some of our guilds would like to help burned-out quilters.
If anyone...
Forum: Main
11-03-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By quilting cat

I just Googled "Fons & Porter Flower Power" and...

I just Googled "Fons & Porter Flower Power" and found a YouTube demo listed. Is this the quilt you want?
Forum: Main
11-03-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By quilting cat

Have you tried looking in earlier issues of the...

Have you tried looking in earlier issues of the same magazine? F&P
Forum: Main
11-03-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By quilting cat

For years I have been using "Kids Camp for...

For years I have been using "Kids Camp for BUSYKIDS Marvy Fabric Marker" c.2006 Distributed by Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.
(Yes, the same packages for over 10 years.) Quilts don't get washed much, but the...
Forum: Main
11-03-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,762
Posted By quilting cat

I Always prewash. If small pieces, batik or...

I Always prewash. If small pieces, batik or questionable colors, hand rinsing in white bucket is reassuring.
Forum: Main
11-03-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,678
Posted By quilting cat

DD used Sharpie on a bedsheet, labeling blood...

DD used Sharpie on a bedsheet, labeling blood spot that washed out. Sharpie never did wash out in normal laundry!
I, too, have used alcohol (hand sanitizer, especially) to remove Sharpie ink from...
10-26-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,069
Posted By quilting cat

If only the % discounts are listed, and you have...

If only the % discounts are listed, and you have to calculate the final price, then they are both important!
20% off 1000 = 1000 - 200 = 800
15% off 800 = 800 - 120 = 680
26% off 680 (wait; I...
Forum: Pictures
10-26-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,487
Posted By quilting cat

Yep, that worked! Is yours a round table? I...

Yep, that worked! Is yours a round table? I made an octagonal table topper for my niece's round table.
Forum: Pictures
10-26-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,950
Posted By quilting cat

It's great to hear when someone on the board was...

It's great to hear when someone on the board was able to help you finish such a special project!
Forum: Pictures
10-26-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 53,521
Posted By quilting cat

Love your design! Much fancier than the lap...

Love your design! Much fancier than the lap quilt I made in a workshop years ago and never finished quilting!
Forum: Pictures
10-26-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,233
Posted By quilting cat

(I had to go to Adobe Acrobat to see the...

(I had to go to Adobe Acrobat to see the pictures, so they weren't really posted on the Quilting board site.)
You are so fortunate to still be in touch with your teen years' pen pal. I wrote for...
Forum: Main
10-25-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By quilting cat

For reference, a layer cake is supposed to be 10"...

For reference, a layer cake is supposed to be 10" squares, and charm packs are supposed to be 5" squares. That means each layer cake square will equal 4 charm squares.
Forum: Main
10-25-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,849
Posted By quilting cat

Let the flannel be the "batting". Lay the...

Let the flannel be the "batting". Lay the squares out on a crisply starched piece of muslin or a chintz-like cotton that won't stretch. I would use satin ribbon as the strips between the blocks,...
Forum: Main
10-25-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,465
Posted By quilting cat

(Before COVID) At a local group's annual...

(Before COVID) At a local group's annual fabric/yarn fundraiser the UFO table has been my first target! Finding a set of slightly unequal blocks, or orphan leftover blocks, or part of a series or...
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