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Forum: Main
08-08-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By paulswalia

I'm guessing Alleyoop means she quilts from the...

I'm guessing Alleyoop means she quilts from the back of the machine, not the back of the quilt. BUT - it is possible to quilt from the back if you use a fabric with designs that you can stitch right...
07-11-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,190
Posted By paulswalia

I need to wear tunnel vision glasses when I clean...

I need to wear tunnel vision glasses when I clean my sewing room - I get so sidetracked by what's around. Kinda like my 2 year old lab "look..........a squirrel!"
06-12-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By paulswalia

Welcome aboard The Board from Vermont and...

Welcome aboard The Board from Vermont and occasionally from Soldotna, Alaska!
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,150
Posted By paulswalia

well, duh, I didn't think to google it!!! But...

well, duh, I didn't think to google it!!! But now that I have, I guess it means this quilt was a "quilt as you go" project and the batting buddy assists in getting the correct batting piece for each...
Forum: Pictures
06-11-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,150
Posted By paulswalia

okay, I learn something new every day and this...

okay, I learn something new every day and this time it's not about how well "ex's" can get along - I already knew that. But what is a "batting buddy" and why would I need one?
04-21-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,467
Posted By paulswalia

I've had to smile at times and say "I'm sorry -...

I've had to smile at times and say "I'm sorry - it seems you are under the misconception that your opinion matters to me, and well, it doesn't. Thank you, however, for making your point of view so...
04-16-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,739
Posted By paulswalia

Got 2 inches last night and it snowed again this...

Got 2 inches last night and it snowed again this morning, but only a dusting. This follows a 70 degree day on Monday. Good news - back yard which faces west is all melted now. We are hanging on,...
Forum: Main
04-08-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,533
Posted By paulswalia

I would try both of them to see which fits best. ...

I would try both of them to see which fits best. Of my two closest guilds, one spend too much time following Roberts Rules of order, having committee reports, keeping track of who's on what...
04-07-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,791
Posted By paulswalia

Now if only I can stick to the matter at...

Now if only I can stick to the matter at hand...........finished cutting up the scraps I had to manage, but found a cute panel while doing it and oh, look, it goes with those other fabrics, and gee,...
04-06-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,791
Posted By paulswalia

As a believer in the Bonnie Hunter school of...

As a believer in the Bonnie Hunter school of scrap management, I try to tame them at the end of every quilt - so they don't get ahead of me, but I confess to being a bit behind right now. It's...
Forum: Main
04-05-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,714
Posted By paulswalia

I read that comment to mean you could produce ONE...

I read that comment to mean you could produce ONE quilt, but more than that would be mass produced.
Forum: Main
04-04-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,203
Posted By paulswalia

I haven't got a clue what the answer is to your...

I haven't got a clue what the answer is to your problem, but I am fascinated by the idea of photocopying my fabric to work out issues before I cut into it. What a great idea! Did you copy at home...
Forum: Main
04-03-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,611
Posted By paulswalia

Take pictures for us! We need to live...

Take pictures for us! We need to live vicariously thru you!
04-01-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By paulswalia

That reminds me of the time, as a teenager, that...

That reminds me of the time, as a teenager, that I had to tell my Dad "the garage is in the car" - he asked, don't you mean the car is in the garage? Nope - I was right the first time.
Forum: Main
03-27-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,641
Posted By paulswalia

If by "fabric backs" you mean the wrong side of...

If by "fabric backs" you mean the wrong side of the fabric, it's because the fabric has been printed on - the printing process is what gives the fabric right side it's color/design/motif. Batiks, on...
03-23-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By paulswalia

Ania - repost this message to the Main section...

Ania - repost this message to the Main section and you may get more attention. This section is for help on using the Quilting Board only.
03-20-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,742
Posted By paulswalia

Quilters don't mend and Picasso doesn't paint...

Quilters don't mend and Picasso doesn't paint garages. That explains it.
03-05-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,101
Posted By paulswalia

Oh gosh - this sounds WAY too techie for...

Oh gosh - this sounds WAY too techie for me........I would spend more time putting my data into the app than I would care to....especially if I had to start with the existing stash. Maybe if I was...
Forum: Main
03-05-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,732
Posted By paulswalia

so, if 1/8 of an inch short is noticeable, is 1/8...

so, if 1/8 of an inch short is noticeable, is 1/8 of an inch extra a plus for you? I don't think I would even notice an 1/8th of an inch unless I was buying just exactly what I needed - which I just...
Forum: Pictures
03-05-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,572
Posted By paulswalia

That's what I was thinking - and the turquoise...

That's what I was thinking - and the turquoise suggestion got my attention too! Slap some rouge on that piggy!
03-02-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,923
Posted By paulswalia

I'm a stasher.........between what I already...

I'm a stasher.........between what I already owned and what I inherited from a dear friend who passed away from a brain tumor, my sewing room looks like a quilt shop. I like the challenge of working...
Forum: Main
03-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By paulswalia

Whether you use the Bonnie Hunter measure thru...

Whether you use the Bonnie Hunter measure thru the center method or an average of three measurements doesn't matter to me. However, pinning the center of the border to the center of the quilt edge,...
02-28-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 129,468
Posted By paulswalia

Minus 4 degrees with wind chill of - 22 so its a...

Minus 4 degrees with wind chill of - 22 so its a little cold here at the train station. Waiting, tho, so I can count this as one more FINISHED project for 2014. I'm heading off to work (at a quilt...
Forum: Main
02-25-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,476
Posted By paulswalia

Did you drop your feed dogs? The fabric should...

Did you drop your feed dogs? The fabric should move freely under the foot when the foot is in it's lowered position.
Forum: Pictures
02-24-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,797
Posted By paulswalia

WOW! You and a friend put "some" of your quilts...

WOW! You and a friend put "some" of your quilts on the stairs? With a few from a couple other people added in?????????? Holy smokes - that's got to be a life's work represented. Fantastic show...
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