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05-21-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By Faintly Artistic

Hi Tammy! I am relocating to Cherry Tree in...

Hi Tammy!

I am relocating to Cherry Tree in a couple of months. (about an hour from you). We have a lot in common, maybe we can meet up sometime!
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05-21-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Faintly Artistic

Looking for discount fabric shops W Central PA

I am getting ready to move from hot Arizona to West Central PA (Indiana County). We have "fabric undertakers" here in the Phoenix area (discount fabrics that are overstocked, discontinued, etc) that...
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06-06-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,570
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I used 2" squares when I wrote the tutorial for...

I used 2" squares when I wrote the tutorial for the Granny Square quilt I made. It is on the tutorial page.
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05-24-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By Faintly Artistic

My favorite white fabric for not being see...

My favorite white fabric for not being see through has been solid white cotton sheets from the thrift store.
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05-05-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,076
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I agree that board basting is the way to go. I...

I agree that board basting is the way to go. I use that method and thread baste all my quilts. I hand quilt with no hoop or frame with no issues. Good basting is key as well as running my underneath...
02-21-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 103,655
Posted By Faintly Artistic

Wondering if "scrappy" is my package...my card...

Wondering if "scrappy" is my package...my card said "scrappy birthday" on the front, but had my board name inside...
02-18-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 103,655
Posted By Faintly Artistic

Rosemary Attaway, I don't see my name on your...

Rosemary Attaway, I don't see my name on your list of received packages. All mine were mailed same day and the other gals received theirs on the 1st. Let me know if I need to re-send.
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02-08-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,429
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I use Sharon Schamber's board basting method. It...

I use Sharon Schamber's board basting method. It can be seen on YouTube. So much easier to sit and baste...
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02-05-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,249
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I cut the largest piece I can get from a scrap....

I cut the largest piece I can get from a scrap. 5" or smaller. Anything bigger than that stays intact until I have a use for it. I use strings and 1.5"-5". My one oddball size is 2.75" squares used...
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02-05-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,512
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I don't buy tons of fabrics, usually fat quarters...

I don't buy tons of fabrics, usually fat quarters and half yards.bi get in a fabric buying mood a couple of times per year. I buy LQS quality at bargain prices ($4/yard). I may be collecting a color...
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02-05-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,764
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I use a good quality cotton bed sheet. Pick them...

I use a good quality cotton bed sheet. Pick them up at the thrift store cheap. Lots of yardage and can't see through them.
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02-05-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,898
Posted By Faintly Artistic

One of my boys' favorite quilts was made from...

One of my boys' favorite quilts was made from mens' plaid cotton pj pants. I bought the PJ's and whacked them off to make sleeping shorts. (Live in Arizona). I took all the cutoff legs and made a...
01-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 103,655
Posted By Faintly Artistic

Mine will be going out in the mail today. Happy...

Mine will be going out in the mail today. Happy birthday to the February ladies!
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01-21-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By Faintly Artistic

Stippling would take a long time and you would be...

Stippling would take a long time and you would be constantly changing directions. What about a clamshell or Baptist fan? Would go a lot quicker for you.
01-20-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 103,655
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I will not be joining next year. Thought long and...

I will not be joining next year. Thought long and hard, but my real estate business is getting a lot of time right now. Will post a pic of the quilt top made from some of my candies soon.
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01-19-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,295
Posted By Faintly Artistic

Are you sure they were a full 10" when you bought...

Are you sure they were a full 10" when you bought them? I have found that the few pre cuts I've purchased were almost always smaller than stated size, so I don't buy them unless on deep discount.
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01-19-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,664
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I like Presencia 60 wt/3 ply for piecing as it is...

I like Presencia 60 wt/3 ply for piecing as it is finer and seams lay flatter.
01-08-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 103,655
Posted By Faintly Artistic

January candies went out yesterday. Happy...

January candies went out yesterday. Happy Birthday ladies!
11-29-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 103,655
Posted By Faintly Artistic

December cards are in the mail. Happy birthday to...

December cards are in the mail. Happy birthday to the 2 December girls!
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11-28-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,954
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I use Aurifil 12wt for hand quilting. I have used...

I use Aurifil 12wt for hand quilting. I have used the 50wt for piecing, but prefer Presencia's 60wt 3-ply as the seams lay flatter.
11-28-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,195
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I gave up on front loads with all the bells and...

I gave up on front loads with all the bells and whistles. The computer is always the first thing to go and usually runs about $400...I opted for a commercial grade Speed Queen, like the ones in the...
11-14-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 103,655
Posted By Faintly Artistic

All candies were put in the mail a few days ago....

All candies were put in the mail a few days ago. I haven't been on much as my real estate business is keeping me busy lately. I know how you feel, Barb! I was a stay home mom for 28 years and now...
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10-10-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,580
Posted By Faintly Artistic

Prism99 is right on the money. I big stitch...

Prism99 is right on the money. I big stitch almost all of my projects and love the look and the speed of it.

I personally use Perle cotton in size 8 or 12 or 12 wt thread. I like my needles long,...
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10-09-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,580
Posted By Faintly Artistic

I use chenille needles or Thimblelady XL....

I use chenille needles or Thimblelady XL. Thimblelady is my favorite, but some of the large r threads are too big for the eye.
10-01-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 103,655
Posted By Faintly Artistic

My 3 packs of candy will be in today's mail....

My 3 packs of candy will be in today's mail. Everyone enjoy!
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