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08-07-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Patti25314

Thank you so much for the link. Your niece was a...

Thank you so much for the link. Your niece was a beautiful bridge. I love (!!!!) the birds. Were they on top of the cake? The photographer did an amazing job.
08-07-2014, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Patti25314

Thanks to all of you that have responded. You...

Thanks to all of you that have responded. You made some great suggestions that I will share with my daughter.
08-06-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

Wedding Next Summer!

My daughter and her fiancé are planning an August 2015 wedding. Does anyone have some great advice or web sites to share? Thanks in advance.
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05-19-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

I just went to a class at Quilt Market, and the...

I just went to a class at Quilt Market, and the instructor said to use polyester. She said that cotton thread will tear the fabric when the blocks are stitched together. I always use polyester -...
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03-22-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

Is there a reason why you can't have both?

Is there a reason why you can't have both?
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02-10-2014, 06:32 PM
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Views: 1,638
Posted By Patti25314

Here's a free PDF on how to do a braid quilt: ...

Here's a free PDF on how to do a braid quilt: http://www.unitednotions.com/fp_sultry.pdf
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02-08-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Patti25314

I use 505 and I do iron. I put the back and the...

I use 505 and I do iron. I put the back and the batting together first and iron. Then I add the top and iron again. Works for me, but I start in the middle and make sure it stays flat and smooth.
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01-12-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

I have sent you a PM. But I want to say that if...

I have sent you a PM. But I want to say that if you made it threw making the triangles and appliqué on your first tries, you are doing a great job!! Keep up the good work.
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01-05-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

I like Tartan's idea or can you use a larger eyed...

I like Tartan's idea or can you use a larger eyed needle and yarn -- assuming you are using floss. I did a red bud tree one time and appliquéd all these little circles on it for blooms. Had to do a...
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01-04-2014, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

Thanks! That gives me a start.

Thanks! That gives me a start.
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01-04-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

Maybe that should be the "unsuitable sues". Some...

Maybe that should be the "unsuitable sues". Some are pretty scaring -- lol -- but thanks for sharing.
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01-04-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

Yes, I have done lots of different types of...

Yes, I have done lots of different types of googling. In WV the shops do a shop hop each year and sometimes create or find blocks that represent symbols of our state. I'm hoping to find something...
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01-04-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Patti25314

New Hampshire state symbols

I am interested in finding quilt patterns for the items that are symbols of New Hampshire: purple finch, lilac, pumpkin, etc. Have any of the groups in NH ever made a state quilt? Thanks in...
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11-05-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Patti25314

I suggested to someone earlier today that they...

I suggested to someone earlier today that they use one layer shiny side to back of fabric on both sides of batting for potholders. Hope this helps.
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11-05-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Patti25314

I'm not a long armer, but I do use metallics...

I'm not a long armer, but I do use metallics sometimes. I haven't used this one, but if I were you I would check it out: ...
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10-31-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Patti25314

One way to achieve a scant 1/4 inch seam is to...

One way to achieve a scant 1/4 inch seam is to move your needle one position to the right.
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10-28-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Patti25314

If you want to use white in the bobbin and a...

If you want to use white in the bobbin and a darker color on top -- do so. Sew on a sample first to make sure your tensions are such that the top thread isn't going thru to the back more than you...
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09-28-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,753
Posted By Patti25314

Thanks for the info! I, too, am addicted to...

Thanks for the info! I, too, am addicted to anything that makes quilting easier but makes it look fabulous. My ruler is ordered.
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09-18-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Patti25314

I think you will end up with a very different...

I think you will end up with a very different look. You might cut out some sample blocks and play with it.
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09-16-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Patti25314

Birmingham, AL; 3 in PA; CA. Maybe you should...

Birmingham, AL; 3 in PA; CA. Maybe you should set a target area. BTW, there are usually some shop hops in NH in October.
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09-16-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By Patti25314

That looks like it would be perfect. You might...

That looks like it would be perfect. You might also consider making some aprons with pockets. There was one earlier this year on We All Sew (I think).
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09-16-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,064
Posted By Patti25314

I love this! If one person in the group is truly...

I love this! If one person in the group is truly wonderful at getting the point across but in a really nice way, then go for it after a couple of more visits. Humor is also a great way to deal with...
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09-16-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,107
Posted By Patti25314

What about a few coats of varnish?

What about a few coats of varnish?
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09-15-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,102
Posted By Patti25314

If you want an affordable (OK, for some people --...

If you want an affordable (OK, for some people -- I know), Bernina's 710 has a large throat with a minimum of decorative stitches - and no embroidery features.
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09-11-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By Patti25314

Sounds great. The first time I read the pink...

Sounds great. The first time I read the pink flannel I read pink flamingos instead of camo. Must be getting tired!
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