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Forum: Main
08-19-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By IrishNY

I am so sorry to hear it! I haven't been there...

I am so sorry to hear it! I haven't been there in several years but used to stop every time I visited my daughter at Geneseo. I was hoping to get there again soon so I'm glad to know not to make...
Forum: Main
08-17-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By IrishNY

There's also Quilty Pleasures in Geneva and...

There's also Quilty Pleasures in Geneva and Carriage House Quilts in Naples (both less than 30 mins from PY). The Witches Stitches in Painted Post. and Material Rewards in Dansville are under an...
Forum: Pictures
08-16-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,737
Posted By IrishNY

Just beautiful! I love your colors.

Just beautiful! I love your colors.
Forum: Pictures
08-16-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,684
Posted By IrishNY

Thanks for all the kind words. The book pattern...

Thanks for all the kind words. The book pattern is Book Nerd by Angela Pingel and it is paper pieced. I used some fabric with words and lined it up so it looks like type on the page but only on some...
Forum: Pictures
08-15-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,684
Posted By IrishNY

Quilts for my GC

I've had quilts for my oldest two grands on my list for quite a while but other things kept getting in the way. In the beginning of January, I made a vow that I wouldn't do anything else until they...
Forum: Main
08-13-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,204
Posted By IrishNY

I use a lot of solids, all colors. I like modern...

I use a lot of solids, all colors. I like modern quilts and tend to use solids for them. And sometimes, I can only find the exact color I'm searching for in a solid.
07-17-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By IrishNY

Craft South has a nice selection. There's also...

Craft South has a nice selection. There's also Textile Fabrics that has lots of kinds of fabric,including quilt fabrics.
06-02-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By IrishNY

I love them for our hardwood stairs and floors,...

I love them for our hardwood stairs and floors, and just to do a quick pick up of things on carpeting. We have a Dyson at our NC house. We'll move that to TN eventually so I bought a cheaper model on...
Forum: Main
03-30-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,749
Posted By IrishNY

Without feeling the material, it's hard to tell...

Without feeling the material, it's hard to tell what it is. Can you call a quilt or fabric store near you and ask if they know of anyone who makes quilts for others? You could also take one of the...
Forum: Main
03-21-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,694
Posted By IrishNY

I have an older Bernina (1260) and a new model...

I have an older Bernina (1260) and a new model (740). Both run great - I have no complaints. Try out the 590 and see what you think.
03-08-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By IrishNY

I would try out the Janome machines to see if you...

I would try out the Janome machines to see if you like them. There are a lot of new features available that weren't around in 1992 and you may find you really like them. I have 2 Berninas and a...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,544
Posted By IrishNY

I pulled out a WIP - 6 place mats. I had four...

I pulled out a WIP - 6 place mats. I had four done and got another pieced. Spent much of the day getting 3 tops pinned together for quilting so I can work on them at our vacation home over the next...
Forum: Main
01-08-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By IrishNY

If you use every square inch, you could get 160...

If you use every square inch, you could get 160 2.5" x 3.5" pieces. You would cut 3.5" strips and then cut each into 2.5" pieces. This assumes that the WOF is a bit more than 40" (41" or 42") so...
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,882
Posted By IrishNY

I have no patterns to offer but want to say that...

I have no patterns to offer but want to say that I am so sorry about the health challenges of your family. My heart is with you and my prayers are with your sister, brother and brother-in-law.
Forum: Main
12-24-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,944
Posted By IrishNY

The only magazine I subscribe to is Quiltmaker. I...

The only magazine I subscribe to is Quiltmaker. I never get an issue that doesn't have at least several quilts I want to make. When and if I think it delivers me less value, I'll stop my...
Forum: Main
12-09-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,074
Posted By IrishNY

These. Quilters Select. I won't use anything...

These. Quilters Select. I won't use anything else. I highly recommend them!
Forum: Main
12-09-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,202
Posted By IrishNY

Let me take a shot at this. The total length...

Let me take a shot at this.

The total length of the dark colors in one block add up to 59.5". Multiply that by 36 blocks (6x6) = 2,142". Divide by 40" (average length of a jelly roll strip) = 54...
Forum: Main
11-25-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,670
Posted By IrishNY

I have got to finish my DGD 's quilt and get...

I have got to finish my DGD 's quilt and get going on one for my DGS, so I'm in. In between T-giving tasks and other projects. Not enough hours.... :)
Forum: Pictures
11-20-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,416
Posted By IrishNY

I've never heard of weaving fabric tubes, but I...

I've never heard of weaving fabric tubes, but I love your runners. Is there a pattern? Thanks.
Forum: Main
11-15-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,819
Posted By IrishNY

I do the same as Tallchick and I'm right-handed.

I do the same as Tallchick and I'm right-handed.
11-04-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 184,194
Posted By IrishNY

I haven't missed a MQ in 7 the last 7 years but...

I haven't missed a MQ in 7 the last 7 years but think I'm going to give it a pass this year. It takes every bit of my quilting time trying to keep up during a really busy time of year, plus I have a...
11-01-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 184,194
Posted By IrishNY

Mkoch, I change the colors every year because I...

Mkoch, I change the colors every year because I don't want my quilt to look like everyone else's. I always decide on what colors I want to use, then take a black and white picture of Bonnie's chips...
Forum: Main
10-23-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,890
Posted By IrishNY

I'm hesitant to try new things because I have...

I'm hesitant to try new things because I have such a limited amount of time that I don't want to "waste" it doing something that doesn't turn out. Looking forward to retirement in a few years when...
Forum: Main
10-11-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,425
Posted By IrishNY

My Bernina 704, a FW and my black 301 long bed...

My Bernina 704, a FW and my black 301 long bed would be going. I can always buy new clothes and other stuff. And I have a large SUV. :)
Forum: Main
09-19-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By IrishNY

I don't mind partial seams at all but I suspect...

I don't mind partial seams at all but I suspect it's because my Bernina presser foot has markings for 1/4" so I know exactly where to stop and start. Without it, I would probably view partial seams...
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