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06-01-2020, 02:11 PM
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Posted By quilting cat

Why no avatar?

I notice some members have their avatar picture posted, while others of lost them in the latest update. What's the story?
Forum: Main
06-01-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,566
Posted By quilting cat

If nothing else, fold under your seam allowances...

If nothing else, fold under your seam allowances and applique!
Forum: Main
06-01-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,325
Posted By quilting cat

My grandmother added old sheets when the ironing...

My grandmother added old sheets when the ironing board cover got worn or scorched. That's what I learned to iron on in the '60's. The old white muslin ones hold up better than quilting cotton, and...
04-15-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By quilting cat

Welcome from Washinton state. I've practiced a...

Welcome from Washinton state. I've practiced a lot, but still do better with straight lines than FM.
04-15-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 357
Posted By quilting cat

Another welcome from Washington state. I am...

Another welcome from Washington state. I am about 50 miles north of Seattle.
How is the virus affecting your area? I am prepared to bake all the bread we eat for two months if necessary. It is...
04-15-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By quilting cat

Welcome to the board. Hope you get your machine...

Welcome to the board. Hope you get your machine working right!
Forum: Pictures
04-15-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,392
Posted By quilting cat

Yum yum!! And doesn't it feel good to have it...

Yum yum!! And doesn't it feel good to have it done?
Forum: Pictures
04-15-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,295
Posted By quilting cat

Gotta enlarge the picture to even see that it is...

Gotta enlarge the picture to even see that it is a quilt, not nature! Beautiful!
Forum: Main
04-15-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,407
Posted By quilting cat

Wink Mine came from IKEA, and I remember sitting on a...

Mine came from IKEA, and I remember sitting on a few and choosing the one that fit my butt best!
Forum: Main
04-15-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,205
Posted By quilting cat

Having an adjustable height (office type) chair...

Having an adjustable height (office type) chair will help you sit comfortably whatever height your machine is at the desk. The desk drawers can be assigned contents such as needles and attachments,...
Forum: Main
04-01-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,717
Posted By quilting cat

Make a plastic or sandpaper template the finished...

Make a plastic or sandpaper template the finished size (1 1/2 ") and mark the actual stitching lines on the back of the wonkiest squares.
Forum: Main
04-01-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,884
Posted By quilting cat

Some very small blocks can be paper pieced. I...

Some very small blocks can be paper pieced. I like the accuracy of doing them that way.
Forum: Main
04-01-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By quilting cat

I have a Costco Singer inherited from my mother...

I have a Costco Singer inherited from my mother that is easier to carry around than my Bernina. Works okay.
Another option you have is buy a basic foot or two for the Singer you have. I think...
04-01-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 203,798
Posted By quilting cat

Me too! Hope you chose that .

Me too! Hope you chose that .
Forum: Pictures
03-23-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,201
Posted By quilting cat

Doesn't it feel good to finish something? Small...

Doesn't it feel good to finish something? Small projects are great for that. As long as we have to stay home to keep well, we might as well sew!
Forum: Pictures
03-23-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,961
Posted By quilting cat

Bravo on using up some scraps as well as...

Bravo on using up some scraps as well as coordinates!
Forum: Main
03-23-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By quilting cat

Some flannel sheets have very low thread counts. ...

Some flannel sheets have very low thread counts. Okay for a "utility quilt". My family had a tied quilt with flannel sheet instead of batting. I think that quilt was used and loved for at least 60...
Forum: Main
03-23-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,420
Posted By quilting cat

Either gift it away or store it with UFO's for a...

Either gift it away or store it with UFO's for a couple of years. Our tastes sometimes change.
Forum: Main
03-23-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By quilting cat

I'd do a thin border, no sashing. Like the look...

I'd do a thin border, no sashing. Like the look in your pic.
Forum: Main
10-01-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,414
Posted By quilting cat

My first Bernina is Whit, since it was purchased...

My first Bernina is Whit, since it was purchased in Whittier, CA (1975). DH found an identical, but very lightly used, twin in Coure d'Alene, ID (2005), named Alene, of course. The Singer I brought...
Forum: Main
10-01-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,662
Posted By quilting cat

I completed, and won prizes, 2015 and 2017. Each...

I completed, and won prizes, 2015 and 2017. Each came out a comfortable lap size, and I enjoy them that way.
My 2015 winner included the row from that shop, and I received a beautiful hand-made...
Forum: Main
08-03-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 831
Posted By quilting cat

I tried to make a quilt as a teenager, hand...

I tried to make a quilt as a teenager, hand sewing scraps together. It never made it. About ten years later, I attended a Bicentennial Quilt Show where I learned of a beginners class at a local...
Forum: Main
08-03-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By quilting cat

My sister's quilt guild gave her a "comfort"...

My sister's quilt guild gave her a "comfort" quilt for me when I was going through cancer two years ago.
LOL, she didn't send it, but waited until I next came to visit her (out-of-state) after...
Forum: Main
08-03-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By quilting cat

I never thought of putting my clip-on iron holder...

I never thought of putting my clip-on iron holder on the narrow end! Thanks, Onebyone.
Forum: Main
08-03-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,553
Posted By quilting cat

If it helps in choosing a pattern, I find I can...

If it helps in choosing a pattern, I find I can count a cotton shirt (like a man's dress shirt) as at least a fat quarter.
I wouldn't touch the tee-shirt quilt idea -- too hard to handle.
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