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Forum: Main
07-01-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By greensleeves

Never had trouble with lines easily drawn so...

Never had trouble with lines easily drawn so maybe yours are old. Don't give up on them, replacement leads aren't too expensive. I think Connecting Threads still carries them.
Forum: Main
06-30-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By greensleeves

I also like the sewline pencils but have only...

I also like the sewline pencils but have only used them to mark the wrong side of fabric. I've used both the white and black and on the wrong side its great. Don't know how well they work if you...
Forum: Main
02-18-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By greensleeves

Humidity will affect some pins even after a short...

Humidity will affect some pins even after a short period of time. I lived in the Houston area for many years and even with efficient air conditioning was still aware of high humidity.
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,394
Posted By greensleeves

I think 36" square is the smallest useful size. ...

I think 36" square is the smallest useful size. Crib size is around 42 x 54. Borders on a charm pack size is the easiest way to increase size.
Forum: Main
02-10-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,006
Posted By greensleeves

Fat Quarter Shop is good. Also agree that the...

Fat Quarter Shop is good. Also agree that the shops listed by others are also good.
Forum: Main
01-30-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By greensleeves

My thought: Name of Quilt: Donated to and...

My thought:

Name of Quilt:
Donated to and date:
Made by:
Quilted by:
Forum: Main
01-20-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,323
Posted By greensleeves

I have not had problems using a cotton sheet for...

I have not had problems using a cotton sheet for a quilt back.
Forum: Main
01-05-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By greensleeves

I would stay away from felt since it does not do...

I would stay away from felt since it does not do well with washing. Fusible fleece would be fine or any fairly flat batting.
Forum: Main
11-21-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By greensleeves

Look for a tiny piece of thread caught in the...

Look for a tiny piece of thread caught in the bobbin case. Happened to me and was almost impossible to see but once removed my problem was solved.
10-17-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By greensleeves

A storm by any other name is still a storm.

A storm by any other name is still a storm.
Forum: Main
10-10-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,833
Posted By greensleeves

I would be concerned that using interfaced...

I would be concerned that using interfaced t-shirt material would be too thick and hard to work with for binding or be too much seam bulk if used as part of the backing. i have given leftover...
Forum: Main
10-04-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By greensleeves

If it is a fairly recent fabric you can try...

If it is a fairly recent fabric you can try quiltshops.com
Forum: Main
09-13-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,680
Posted By greensleeves

I've also been asked to do a t-shirt quilt. I...

I've also been asked to do a t-shirt quilt. I went online and found prices anywhere from $17 to $30 a t-shirt to do a completed quilt which included all materials, quilting and time to do it all. ...
08-29-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By greensleeves

Crater Lake is also a must see area.

Crater Lake is also a must see area.
Forum: Pictures
08-19-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,176
Posted By greensleeves

Another amazing quilt, it is beautiful. Great...

Another amazing quilt, it is beautiful. Great story about the featherweight-guess heads-up penny works.
Forum: Main
08-13-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By greensleeves

We have a small wool group at our guild. I have...

We have a small wool group at our guild. I have done a few projects with wool and find it very relaxing to do the stitching by hand. I would like to see what others have done.
Forum: Main
08-08-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,926
Posted By greensleeves

So, assuming your sizes were simply an...

So, assuming your sizes were simply an exaggeration, the reason you take the smallest measurement and go with that is because quilting takes up excess fabric. So if you have an area that is too big,...
07-30-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,548
Posted By greensleeves

This method has been around for a while and, as...

This method has been around for a while and, as was mentioned, goes by different names. I use it anytime I need or want many of the same HSTs. I recently did a mini skill builder tutorial at my...
Forum: Main
07-30-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,559
Posted By greensleeves

I like the first combination better, Looks like...

I like the first combination better, Looks like civil war repros which I really like and think they usually look better with more muted contrast.
Forum: Main
07-27-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,780
Posted By greensleeves

The first time I remember using and seeing a...

The first time I remember using and seeing a rotary cutter was the end of l980's.
Forum: Main
07-22-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By greensleeves

Kingsmen Quilting Supply carries quilting thread...

Kingsmen Quilting Supply carries quilting thread on cones. They carry different brands. I use the Signature Cotton cones and really like them. Some people say they create a lot of lint but I have...
Forum: Main
07-21-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By greensleeves

Friendship Star uses larger pieces and can have a...

Friendship Star uses larger pieces and can have a modern look. Easy to do too.
Forum: Main
07-17-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By greensleeves

I've used a rubber mallet for this, now a...

I've used a rubber mallet for this, now a permanent tool in my quilt room. I do put a piece of batting under and on top of the spot I wish to flatten.
07-10-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By greensleeves

two layers of muslin will keep any stray...

two layers of muslin will keep any stray embroidery thread from shadowing to the front. I cut my two layers for each block larger than needed and square up after the embroidery is finished.
Forum: Main
05-02-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By greensleeves

You are a Genius !!

You are a Genius !!
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