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06-29-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 527
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Posted By beckyj

dry hands

I find using "gloves in a bottle" gives my hands protection from drying out when sorting fabric or gardening. It's a blue container and i get mine at the pharmacy. Like not having to wait to heal...
11-24-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 62,580
Posted By beckyj

How full is the garage?

How full is the garage?
Forum: Pictures
11-13-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By beckyj

what is a pillowcase dress?

what is a pillowcase dress?
Forum: Tutorials
11-03-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 21,890
Posted By beckyj

do you have a name for this pattern?

do you have a name for this pattern?
Forum: Pictures
08-31-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 37,149
Posted By beckyj

Using your picture of quilt, I can see doing...

Using your picture of quilt, I can see doing sections as I gather salvages. so can start now and keep going. Not such a big project. I do have a shoe box supply now. Think I'll line them up by...
Forum: Main
07-29-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,481
Posted By beckyj

to keep from needing ironed, pile roll 1/2" high...

to keep from needing ironed, pile roll 1/2" high and roll. before putting in baggie. Hold one end up and roll length wise.
Forum: Main
07-29-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By beckyj

I didn't read it carefully enough. You already...

I didn't read it carefully enough. You already added the extra layers The purpose here to to secure the seams.
Forum: Main
07-29-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By beckyj

in this case the old quilt becomes the batting....

in this case the old quilt becomes the batting. The quilting needed is to stabilize the batt is very little but yes you need to secure the pieced seams. Without quilting you would have to much pull...
07-22-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,356
Posted By beckyj

Try a little smaller box on the bottom then you...

Try a little smaller box on the bottom then you can put regular size on top. Could be wood box with glides on bottom, add a pull handle.
07-22-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,318
Posted By beckyj

What if you bought a 2nd machine for simple...

What if you bought a 2nd machine for simple piecing, need not be expensive. Saving the quilting for upstairs .
07-22-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,736
Posted By beckyj

Slip a covered piece of foam core board behind...

Slip a covered piece of foam core board behind rulers covering only part of window to protect rulers. Fades, change occasionally, thought about drawing a quilt block wit felt pens.
07-20-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,251
Posted By beckyj

If you want the foam boards but don't have space,...

If you want the foam boards but don't have space, they work great in front of bookcases of fabric. They are handy and the fabric from lite.
07-19-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,276
Posted By beckyj

do you have a file for these ideas? O have...

do you have a file for these ideas? O have trouble remembering. so I make a quick note.
06-08-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 34,784
Posted By beckyj

I like the foam board because I can move it...

I like the foam board because I can move it around, take to camp, put in front of shelves, walls windows.
06-07-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,316
Posted By beckyj

On magazines, I cut what i wanted out, then filed...

On magazines, I cut what i wanted out, then filed by shapes and subjects. Lines, squares, triangles....log cabins. rail fence, roman stripe . Each shape categories had separate files behind it....
06-07-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,772
Posted By beckyj

I would fill it with tools and only a small...

I would fill it with tools and only a small fraction of material.
04-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 55,537
Posted By beckyj

I like that the big pieces are separate. As for...

I like that the big pieces are separate. As for the drawer, pull out one theme of fabric ( fall ) and iron them. Now you have more room. Choose a time and cut one hour, or sort by size and lay...
04-07-2019, 11:01 PM
Forum: Pictures
02-17-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,965
Posted By beckyj

keep your scrap can nearby. stuff you're tossing....

keep your scrap can nearby. stuff you're tossing. As you cut batting, every so often grab a handful of scraps and swipe over your board. Pulls batting out before gets caught tight. can also use...
Forum: Pictures
02-17-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,799
Posted By beckyj

what size triangle did you use, and how big is...

what size triangle did you use, and how big is the quilt?
01-20-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,100
Posted By beckyj

Possibly you could also sort by warm or cool, or...

Possibly you could also sort by warm or cool, or lite and dark, easier to find when looking for a piece.
01-20-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,400
Posted By beckyj

If you don't have extra space for a taller table,...

If you don't have extra space for a taller table, raise yours up with bed risers when cutting lots. It's mush easier to store risers and you still can use your same space. Set risers next to leg,...
01-06-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,543
Posted By beckyj

By subject first then authors name.

By subject first then authors name.
01-06-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,543
Posted By beckyj

I want to organize. But knowing me, I plan to...

I want to organize. But knowing me, I plan to list where I'm putting it in a notebook then when done, will put list on computer and hit alphabetize it. Maybe that will help me find it again....
08-11-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,715
Posted By beckyj

time to cut out a 5" scrap quilt- gain room

time to cut out a 5" scrap quilt- gain room
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