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Forum: Main
05-13-2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By NJ Quilter

I press all of my seams open. No lumps. I'm...

I press all of my seams open. No lumps. I'm sure others will be along with other suggestions as well. Good luck.
05-06-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By NJ Quilter

I don't have either of which you are looking for...

I don't have either of which you are looking for but SIL just installed 'Ring' brand cameras at several locations at her house, as well as another friend. Both are extremely happy with the system. ...
Forum: Main
05-06-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By NJ Quilter

If you're looking for something already designed,...

If you're looking for something already designed, take a look at Judy Niemeyer patterns. She has some beautiful Mariner's Compass designs. Her patterns and directions are very detailed. When...
Forum: Main
05-06-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By NJ Quilter

I agree with the backstitching when hand piecing....

I agree with the backstitching when hand piecing. I don't do much of it any more but when I do any hand sewing I always use a back stitch. Good luck.
Forum: Main
04-23-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By NJ Quilter

I pin on my cutting table. I use large binder...

I pin on my cutting table. I use large binder clips to hold everything tight and in place and move around as necessary. Been doing this for years with no issues. Even over-size king quilts.
04-23-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By NJ Quilter

We installed one a couple of years ago when we...

We installed one a couple of years ago when we had to replace the heating system for the house. Gas bill dropped dramatically and instantly! Love it!
Forum: Main
04-16-2021, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By NJ Quilter

I wouldn't hesitate to use steam and starch. ...

I wouldn't hesitate to use steam and starch. I've done several 108" pieces lately. They truly are a pain to iron but it's doable. I use my cutting table w/towels to iron my large pieces of fabric.
Forum: Pictures
04-08-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,732
Posted By NJ Quilter

That is really a stunning quilt! Your quilting...

That is really a stunning quilt! Your quilting is excellent as well. Glad the recipient is thoroughly enjoying the quilt.
Forum: Main
03-04-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,154
Posted By NJ Quilter

I ended up not ordering from them as by the time...

I ended up not ordering from them as by the time I was ready yesterday AM, they did not have the quantity of one of the fabrics I wanted. I ended up ordering from fabric.com. I've purchased from...
Forum: Main
03-02-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,154
Posted By NJ Quilter

Awesome! Thank you all for your replies! ...

Awesome! Thank you all for your replies! Hopefully when I order in the AM the fabrics I'm looking for will still be available, lol! I thought I had heard good things about them previously but this...
Forum: Main
03-02-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,154
Posted By NJ Quilter

Quilted Twins review??

Has anyone ordered from Quilted Twins in FL?? If so, what was your experience??

I had picked out some wide back fabric at Marshalls Dry Goods but by the time I went to order it, it was out of...
Forum: Main
02-10-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By NJ Quilter

I've been looking at batting all morning! I want...

I've been looking at batting all morning! I want to think that one of the sites I was at - seaside quilting supplies - specifically had rolls and pricing for longarmers. Maybe give that a...
Forum: Main
02-10-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By NJ Quilter

Math question and website review

Hi folks. We are in need of a new bedspread. Yes, I know - make a quilt, lol! But what I truly want is a Mariner's compass quilt and I've yet to see a pattern that comes close to what I have in my...
01-03-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By NJ Quilter

My cutting table is similar to that without the...

My cutting table is similar to that without the ironing board attachment. I do use it iron on as well but just place a folded towel on one end of the table and use it for pressing. Yesterday I...
Forum: Main
12-22-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,386
Posted By NJ Quilter

I pp'd a king size hunter star quilt last year. ...

I pp'd a king size hunter star quilt last year. It really wasn't horrible. I did end up initially mis-calculating my fabric needs and had to purchase more of the fabric but, oh well. I was able to...
12-22-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By NJ Quilter

Keep your eyes on Craigslist. I found a table...

Keep your eyes on Craigslist. I found a table w/lift for I think it was $40?? Dirt cheap. Does have an extension to the left and a small one to the right along with a well on the right side/top to...
Forum: Main
12-18-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,347
Posted By NJ Quilter

No mystery bundles for me. I usually only buy...

No mystery bundles for me. I usually only buy yardage for projects. Don't buy fabrics for stash. Just don't have the room. And I do prefer to buy in person but have some limitations in my area. ...
Forum: Pictures
12-18-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,168
Posted By NJ Quilter

That is absolutely adorable! Great job.

That is absolutely adorable! Great job.
Forum: Main
12-16-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By NJ Quilter

As an add on to the above... While working on...

As an add on to the above... While working on this today, after separating what I had already sewn together, grrr, I decided to press my units with a heavy dose of starch. I use Sta-Flo liquid...
Forum: Main
12-16-2020, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By NJ Quilter

I'm working on a JN quilt myself right now and...

I'm working on a JN quilt myself right now and having a similar issue. I've sewn the center units together and have gotten a terrible lump. I'm in the process of ripping them all apart. My plan...
Forum: Main
12-14-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,919
Posted By NJ Quilter

Another here on the 'let her pick it out'...

Another here on the 'let her pick it out' bandwagon. When I purchased my current machine (about 15 yrs ago now), DH was with me. If left to him, I would have ended up with a more expensive machine...
Forum: Main
12-02-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By NJ Quilter

Welcome from NJ. I, too, would just let the...

Welcome from NJ. I, too, would just let the muddy paw prints dry and brush everything off. Quilt as planned and then wash as normal. I've had many a muddy paw print on quilts in progress with no...
Forum: Main
12-01-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,371
Posted By NJ Quilter

I totally agree with this, as well as the other...

I totally agree with this, as well as the other poster who mentioned using batiks as there is no right or wrong side to deal with.

I had a very had time grasping the concept from a book - even...
Forum: Main
11-29-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,044
Posted By NJ Quilter

I have come to the conclusion that I do not know...

I have come to the conclusion that I do not know how to count either, lol! Like most of you, I do things in groups of 10's but I'm still usually off somewhere along the way. Sigh. This is why I...
Forum: Main
11-26-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By NJ Quilter

I'm working on a quilt now that is all batiks. I...

I'm working on a quilt now that is all batiks. I starched every one of those fabrics. I can feel that some of them have taken the starch differently - or perhaps were just heavier/tighter weave to...
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