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01-13-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By AnnieF

Frogrock....welcome from Rochester, NY. You are...

Frogrock....welcome from Rochester, NY. You are lucky you live in an age of utube and ebooks for quilting instructions. There are so many online reources to choose from to help you in your...
Forum: Main
12-09-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,169
Posted By AnnieF

twice I've used my seam ripper on baby sized...

twice I've used my seam ripper on baby sized quilts and picked the entire machine quilting out. Its not my favorite thing to do but it didn't take as long as I thought and both were finished finally.
Forum: Main
09-30-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,756
Posted By AnnieF

I used homespun on a grass quilt for my first...

I used homespun on a grass quilt for my first grandson 18 years ago. I wanted it to be tossed on the ground for him to crawl on so I had homespun on both sides of a rag quilt which I double batted. ...
Forum: Pictures
08-19-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,668
Posted By AnnieF

Love the pattern and fabric choice.

Love the pattern and fabric choice.
Forum: Recipes
02-17-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,603
Posted By AnnieF

Thanks for the recipe....I'm going to give them a...

Thanks for the recipe....I'm going to give them a try.
Forum: Main
12-27-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 34,553
Posted By AnnieF

I made a lovely memory quilt for my husband years...

I made a lovely memory quilt for my husband years ago.....going to the trouble of doing the photo onto fabric and personalizing it all...and he loved it. Fast forward to a few years later when he...
11-03-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,268
Posted By AnnieF

Nice job, Nancy. I don't knit or crochet but may...

Nice job, Nancy. I don't knit or crochet but may try my hand at the fleece ones.
Forum: Main
10-26-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By AnnieF

If you're using your domestic machine and not a...

If you're using your domestic machine and not a long arm, trim off up to about an inch or 2. The reason is if you have all that fabric flopping around as you quilt, there's a chance it'll wind...
Forum: Pictures
10-25-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,202
Posted By AnnieF

Thanks, Nancy, for posting....it's fun to see our...

Thanks, Nancy, for posting....it's fun to see our own "dirty laundry".
Forum: Main
09-29-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,785
Posted By AnnieF

I also think the words are interchangeable. I am...

I also think the words are interchangeable. I am a scrappy quilter....if one fabric is good, I want 25 in the same colorway or contrasting. I buy fabric for my scrappy quilts and also use scraps...
Forum: Main
09-19-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By AnnieF

I've quilted a number of baby quilts using fleece...

I've quilted a number of baby quilts using fleece as the backing without batting. I found that many times, it's not the needle but the thread that the fleece doesn't like. Change it up to a thicker...
Forum: Recipes
08-30-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By AnnieF

When my oldest daughter went off to college, she...

When my oldest daughter went off to college, she had an 8:00am class followed immediately by a 10:00 class across campus. She was not/and never has been a good breakfast eater, but found by her...
Forum: Main
08-29-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,127
Posted By AnnieF

This sounds like a lot of fun.....great way to...

This sounds like a lot of fun.....great way to get the creative juices going......and how much fun for a whole guild to work on.....I am always amazed at the way other people's minds work and how...
Forum: Pictures
08-21-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,683
Posted By AnnieF

I love when you find a gift like that...knowing...

I love when you find a gift like that...knowing it's been recycled. Someone didn't need it and you will surely use it in a quilt someday.
Forum: Main
08-21-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,399
Posted By AnnieF

I have been making checkerboard quilts.....love...

I have been making checkerboard quilts.....love to make them in scrappy colors and I also think they look great with one colorway.....like black squares and white between them. I've also done like a...
Forum: Recipes
07-17-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,109
Posted By AnnieF

I didn't know until fairly recently that homemade...

I didn't know until fairly recently that homemade macaroni & cheese casserole freezes very well.
06-08-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,691
Posted By AnnieF

My very favorite color to work with is...

My very favorite color to work with is orange.......I like it with white, black, green, yellow.......and I'm with JanieH.....give me the 8 crayon box.....all for the primary colors.
Forum: Main
06-05-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,292
Posted By AnnieF

You know what the quilting wisdom is: if you cut...

You know what the quilting wisdom is: if you cut with your rotary cutter and it leaves those pesky threads attached.....it's time for a new blade.....whether the blade is relatively new or not! My...
06-05-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,831
Posted By AnnieF

Monochromatic

Monochromatic
05-15-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,770
Posted By AnnieF

Nikki, your question came at just the time I also...

Nikki, your question came at just the time I also needed some ideas. My husband and I are selling our 4 bedroom house and moving into a townhouse or apartment (we don't know which right now) but...
05-15-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By AnnieF

That is just beautiful....you're right, not...

That is just beautiful....you're right, not everyone could balance those rocks on top of each other, someone went out of their way to enhance your walk.
Forum: Main
02-27-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,707
Posted By AnnieF

I think you're on to something.....taste changes....

I think you're on to something.....taste changes. Sometimes if you re-purpose fabric, with a different color wave or just as you said a 2 color quilt (I'm real partial to white as the other...
Forum: Pictures
02-21-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,973
Posted By AnnieF

I also saw Jack's program at the guild...

I also saw Jack's program at the guild meeting....but I was one of the people holding up the quilts for the group to see so didn't get the full impact of his quilt portraits. I think you had to be...
Forum: Main
02-17-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,866
Posted By AnnieF

I love, love, love Valdani 35 wt. thread when I...

I love, love, love Valdani 35 wt. thread when I want my stitches to pop a little on top of the fabric. If you go to their website they have a wonderful selection of varigated thread at the 35wt. ...
Forum: Pictures
02-02-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By AnnieF

Nice quilt. I also love "I spy" quilts and have...

Nice quilt. I also love "I spy" quilts and have a full bag of 4" children's blocks to use. Never thought to put a large block in the center.....very nice variation. I may have to try this myself. ...
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