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Forum: Pictures
03-24-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,931
Posted By Jois

I LOL when I saw the sea life backing, one of my...

I LOL when I saw the sea life backing, one of my favorite fabrics for kids. I make bibs to keep my hands busy in the evening and use creatures from that fabric as the centerpiece in the bibs.
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Forum: Main
06-28-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,783
Posted By Jois

My Aunt used to make this kind of quilt with a...

My Aunt used to make this kind of quilt with a fabric as the foundation. She called these "Summer Quilts" because with the fabric, foundation, and a backing the weight was just enough on cool summer...
Forum: Main
06-28-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By Jois

I hope you got to see what JJs wrote: don't rip...

I hope you got to see what JJs wrote: don't rip out all the rows!!! Rip out just enough to sew those triangles on then finish the row.

jois
Forum: Main
06-18-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,832
Posted By Jois

I use leaders but don't use enders. Jois

I use leaders but don't use enders.

Jois
Forum: Main
06-18-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By Jois

Interesting idea. I've seen so many quilts that...

Interesting idea. I've seen so many quilts that are sewn in strips side to side I wonder if that can be applied to your bib quilt?

Maybe I'd sew blocks of different pastel colors in a row and...
Forum: Main
06-18-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By Jois

I wrote about this before but I'm so tickled I'm...

I wrote about this before but I'm so tickled I'm going to write about it again.

I use an ink jet printer, scotch tape a square of fabric to a piece of regular computer paper slide it gently into...
Forum: Main
06-18-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,923
Posted By Jois

How about someone to do the dishes twice a day...

How about someone to do the dishes twice a day and dust the house once a week? I'd like that more than quilt backing!

jois
Forum: Main
06-12-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,777
Posted By Jois

LOL at Bearisgary: Clean your refrigerator! ...

LOL at Bearisgary: Clean your refrigerator!

Well, I would not do that!

I like Staples 1/4th inch block graph paper comes in a notebook and I draw new designs or try other colors in old ones. ...
Forum: Main
06-12-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,506
Posted By Jois

Way to go! I have to buy the plastic things for...

Way to go! I have to buy the plastic things for UFOs.
Forum: Main
06-07-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,382
Posted By Jois

Bamboo batting after quilting seemed lifeless. ...

Bamboo batting after quilting seemed lifeless.
No spring, no something I probably can't describe.
I didn't think it draped right.
Just unhappy with it.

Saving my other bamboo batt for...
Forum: Pictures
06-01-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,088
Posted By Jois

Thank you! No pattern, I love the bright colors,...

Thank you! No pattern, I love the bright colors, wanted to try string quilting, and was just fooling around.

Jois
Forum: Main
05-27-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By Jois

Funny but I didn't see directions for Buhoogee...

Funny but I didn't see directions for Buhoogee hoop on the internet using Google.

Usually you can find any and every thing there. Someone on the quiltingboard wrote that a quilt with cotton...
Forum: Main
05-21-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,031
Posted By Jois

I have my eye on a tiny pp project in Nancy's...

I have my eye on a tiny pp project in Nancy's Notions. Not big, not fancy but it even come with fabric and extra pp printed out for you. Not expensive either. Just enough for me to try it once with...
Forum: Main
05-16-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,591
Posted By Jois

I love that Moda/United Notions does make these...

I love that Moda/United Notions does make these printable "whatsies" available. They even keep older series on line. Sometimes they have ideas and combinations with them that are inspiring. I'm...
Forum: Main
05-16-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 21,303
Posted By Jois

Kona Cotton:...

Kona Cotton: http://www.robertkaufman.com/fabrics/kona_cotton/
note the weight

Homespun:
http://www.jubileehomespun.com/Fabrics/Fabric_by_the_Yard.htm

Muslin:...
Forum: Main
05-11-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By Jois

I just discovered printing a label on my printer...

I just discovered printing a label on my printer this morning and it looks better than I expected.

I used washed and ironed yellow fake tie dye, cut a 7.5" square, scotch taped it to a piece of...
Forum: Main
05-11-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jois

How big are the blocks?

How big are the blocks?
Forum: Main
05-06-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,879
Posted By Jois

Great idea. That's all it takes to make an...

Great idea. That's all it takes to make an ironing board!

As for finger pressing - that came to be fingernail pressing and my fingernails aren't all that thick or long. I saw a grouping of 4-5...
Forum: Main
05-06-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By Jois

[quote=no1jan]Here is a link with instructions: ...

[quote=no1jan]Here is a link with instructions:
http://www.popularmechanics.com/home/how-to-plans/woodworking/4268525[quote]

Fancy! I love to see bookcases that go around doorways. I don't...
Forum: Pictures
05-05-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,611
Posted By Jois

London Square looks perfect, great name. I...

London Square looks perfect, great name. I looked at a dozen or more quilts sort of like this and came up with two observations.
1. Most of the Ocean Waves (not all) had more triangles around the...
Forum: Main
05-02-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Jois

I'm taking down your name, Ninnie, will let you...

I'm taking down your name, Ninnie, will let you know how my first one comes out! Nice site, thanks.

Jois
Forum: Main
05-02-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Jois

\\ My Mom had a fit about her tossing the...

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My Mom had a fit about her tossing the scraps over her shoulder. :?[/quote]

LOL!
Forum: Main
05-02-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jois

I'd still say thin batting is better than just...

I'd still say thin batting is better than just flannel. What does you hand quilting look like with just flannel? Mine didn't look very good.

Have fun with your grands!

Jois
Forum: Main
05-02-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Jois

Everything about Eleanor Burns is awesome!

Everything about Eleanor Burns is awesome!
Forum: Main
05-02-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,785
Posted By Jois

PS I never wash until everything is done and...

PS I never wash until everything is done and then I soak instead of wash.

Jois
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