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08-21-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,951
Posted By k_jupiter

I have already spent my children's inheritance in...

I have already spent my children's inheritance in LQS's. It's now a race to see what expires first, my stash or myself.
I buy little these days in any fabric store. When I work through quilting my 8...
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06-03-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,520
Posted By k_jupiter

Kelsie, I have been around here for awhile. I...

Kelsie,
I have been around here for awhile. I have taken a couple years off from quilting but am now starting to look at these projects and want them done. If you look at my photo, it is one of the...
Forum: Main
05-31-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,516
Posted By k_jupiter

The issue with FMQ using twin needles would be...

The issue with FMQ using twin needles would be the relationship of the needles changes as your fabric moves from side to side.The distance between the thread paths on the fabric will be the width of...
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05-31-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,520
Posted By k_jupiter

Don't be so vain. I have 8 quilt tops ready to be...

Don't be so vain. I have 8 quilt tops ready to be quilted and another half dozen projects in the half (or less) stage. Three or four more with the fabric bought and plans printed out and kept with...
Forum: Main
05-31-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,520
Posted By k_jupiter

You'll get there. It's not much fun. LOL tim

You'll get there. It's not much fun. LOL tim
Forum: Main
05-31-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,999
Posted By k_jupiter

Scraps go in three places. If they are earth...

Scraps go in three places. If they are earth tones and at least 8 inches long, they will go into a Latilla quilt I am building on Muslin. If they are not, they go into a bag for when I feel like...
Forum: Main
06-13-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,708
Posted By k_jupiter

Well, free Motion Quilting is a bear on the first...

Well, free Motion Quilting is a bear on the first Tin Lizzies. They weigh in at 90 pounds plus. Hard to control. The LS version that came later was half the weight. I solved it with a setup from...
Forum: Main
06-13-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,959
Posted By k_jupiter

I am fascinated by the comments about the...

I am fascinated by the comments about the features and feet needed to quilt in the above comments. My old 830 uses one foot (1) and I have never taken the zigzag lever out of straight. The only other...
Forum: Main
02-04-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By k_jupiter

Oh, you explained it right. There is just more...

Oh, you explained it right. There is just more than one answer to your question. I am glad you found the pattern you desire.

tim in san jose
Forum: Main
02-04-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,591
Posted By k_jupiter

Actually that quilt is very easy to make. If you...

Actually that quilt is very easy to make. If you think of it as a quilt with all those pieces, yes, it would be daunting. But that quilt is strip pieced as you go using a method made famous by EB in...
Forum: Main
02-03-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By k_jupiter

Lone Star.

Lone Star.
Forum: Main
01-29-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,135
Posted By k_jupiter

Ya. I understand not everyone has access to...

Ya. I understand not everyone has access to really good fabric... but nobody says you have to make 50 quilts a year also. Buy less fabric, more complex patterns, show off the skills you have (or...
Forum: Main
01-29-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,135
Posted By k_jupiter

I know the Loft. Nice but small selection of...

I know the Loft. Nice but small selection of fabric. more known for their wool knitting yarns. I have spent... a bunch.. in there buying yarn for the daughter. She was supposed to make me a scarf......
Forum: Main
01-29-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,937
Posted By k_jupiter

Depends... on the Bernina I back stitch and trim...

Depends... on the Bernina I back stitch and trim close. On the long arm I stitch in place, cut long and bury long both back and front with an easy thread needle. Knots? No thanks.
tim in san jose
Forum: Main
01-29-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,465
Posted By k_jupiter

Elementary Watson.

Elementary Watson.
Forum: Main
01-29-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,465
Posted By k_jupiter

I guess it isn't real these days if there isn't...

I guess it isn't real these days if there isn't an app for it.

Good luck and I hope you stay around. You will learn more from an hour of browsing the history of this board than you will from any...
Forum: Main
01-29-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,135
Posted By k_jupiter

I have a friend. Well, maybe more than 1 but I am...

I have a friend. Well, maybe more than 1 but I am talking about one friend who use to use the cheapest fabric she could find. And yes, she could quilt like crazy. But then we made a quilt together...
Forum: Main
01-28-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,981
Posted By k_jupiter

michelle watts ...

michelle watts
http://www.amazon.com/Quilts-Southwest-J-Michelle-Watts/dp/1574328891

Ms. Watts has an entire book out on SW styled quilts. Including Squash Blossom. Awesome quilts that will make...
Forum: Main
01-27-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,853
Posted By k_jupiter

Just remember, all quilts are made out of at one...

Just remember, all quilts are made out of at one time living things, whether those things were cotton plants, wool from sheep, or cute little baby polyesters. As such, the medium is fluid, flexible,...
Forum: Main
01-27-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,591
Posted By k_jupiter

This is one you do not want to delay on... finish...

This is one you do not want to delay on... finish it before they become the L.A. Raiders or the San Diego Raiders, or the San Antonio Raiders.

tim in san jose
Forum: Main
01-26-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,506
Posted By k_jupiter

Very cute but... no. Just no. tim in san...

Very cute but...
no. Just no.

tim in san jose
Forum: Main
01-26-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,591
Posted By k_jupiter

Ah yes. I have this fear of finishing quilts. ...

Ah yes. I have this fear of finishing quilts.

I like the idea of doing it in stages but I would make one block first before spending a day cutting. That one block has frequently taught me a thing...
01-26-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By k_jupiter

Happy Anniversary Baby...

I've been on the list here for 10 years now. Which means I have known PatriceJ for all of those ten years. She was one of the first to take an interest in a poor untalented guy trying to learn how to...
Forum: Main
01-26-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,580
Posted By k_jupiter

Seeing as I live in the Bay Area, we don't have...

Seeing as I live in the Bay Area, we don't have dust, we don't have electrical storms, no moisture, no nothing. If an earthquake hits, the cover isn't going to help. Mine sits in the sewing room in...
Forum: Main
01-25-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,788
Posted By k_jupiter

Just an opinion but... Triple Irish Chain is a...

Just an opinion but... Triple Irish Chain is a complex yet simple pattern that screams for simple color choices. It's regal when done with one or two similar colors for the chains on a cream or white...
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