Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: granny_59
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
08-21-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By granny_59

I came across this method when preparing for the...

I came across this method when preparing for the Caswell Quilt. I works perfect for me even if I dont use the original tools. A small pickle fork and the pointed end of a crochet hook are doing the...
Forum: Pictures
06-02-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,763
Posted By granny_59

What a stunner!! I am in awe of the accuracy of...

What a stunner!! I am in awe of the accuracy of your points. Excellent work and a beautiful quilt.
Granny
Forum: Main
04-08-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,755
Posted By granny_59

Thank you all so much. The links are perfect and...

Thank you all so much. The links are perfect and I love the Linen closet line by henry glass. Since I never made a repro fabric quilt I just wonder how bright the background fabric has to be to show...
Forum: Main
04-08-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,755
Posted By granny_59

confused about muslin mate fabric by moda

is this a muslin fabric or a "normal" quilt fabric?? I am still looking for background fabric on a 1800s reproduction quilt.
thanks for reading
Granny
Forum: Main
04-02-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,025
Posted By granny_59

Thank you all so much. The German shop is 450...

Thank you all so much.
The German shop is 450 miles from the Swiss border.........not being in the European union the postage is about the same as from USA!? Swiss quilters life is hard.

I...
Forum: Main
04-01-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,025
Posted By granny_59

advice on Caswell Quilt please

I just ordered the pattern and started a stash of CW fabric. I went for hours through online shops (and got the credit card to the melting point......) but i could not find the perfect background...
Forum: Pictures
03-03-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,455
Posted By granny_59

Awesome, every detail of it!

Awesome, every detail of it!
Forum: Pictures
03-01-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,786
Posted By granny_59

I love your Livys quilt!! What a coincidence that...

I love your Livys quilt!! What a coincidence that we both have a Livy. Will send you a pm.
Granny
Forum: Pictures
03-01-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,428
Posted By granny_59

Thank you so much to all of you. I really think...

Thank you so much to all of you. I really think that the biggest challenge about the Dear Jane quilt is to finish it. After handbasting for hours I rolled it up and it sat for almost two years till I...
Forum: Pictures
02-28-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,786
Posted By granny_59

Thank you all and thank you sewbizgirl for...

Thank you all and thank you sewbizgirl for posting the link. Getting a Granddaughter after four Grandsons three years ago I spend a bit more than $ 55 in pinks...........lol.
But you are right and...
Forum: Pictures
02-28-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,786
Posted By granny_59

2nd Dolly and me quilt (for oksewglad)

I did not show this quilt half a year ago as I already made a similar one for my first granddaughter Aline. Going through old pns I saw that oksewglad has a granddaughter with the same name!!

Not...
Forum: Pictures
02-27-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,428
Posted By granny_59

finished my Dear Jane

after a long time. I started in December 2011 and was working on it on and off. I handquilted it and like the crumbled look. I did not dare to go for a scaloped border and made it straight to fit a...
Forum: Pictures
07-29-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,392
Posted By granny_59

Thank you all. I send the quilt to her yesterday...

Thank you all. I send the quilt to her yesterday and had a overjoyed and teary Lady on the phone today. Isn't this the ultimate payback for a quilter!?
During the two weeks I worked on the quilt we...
Forum: Pictures
07-26-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,392
Posted By granny_59

Pink ribbon quilt

Well, as I liked it better for the butterfly the ribbon became purple.............

A dear customer of mine got diagnosed with breast cancer and I think she can use a cheer up and wont mind the...
06-20-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By granny_59

How does this look? Too tight, too...

How does this look? Too tight, too loose.......maybe even just right?
Thanks for looking
06-18-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By granny_59

What is EPP?? Electric power plant? European...

What is EPP?? Electric power plant? European peoples party? Lets hope it is not a sort of paper piecing I haven't done yet...................
I just have to tell you how I got hooked to smocking. I...
06-18-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By granny_59

I saw a tutorial where it was done with freezer...

I saw a tutorial where it was done with freezer paper. My "problem" is that I would like the entire front in one piece. I like the look of the smoked bodice going seamlessly over into the skirt.
06-17-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By granny_59

I do have a 1/8" gingham and went in every third...

I do have a 1/8" gingham and went in every third check. It pleats very nicely, just seems like a hell of a lot of fabric to me.........
06-17-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By granny_59

Thank you so much Bakermom. I KNEW IT.......... I...

Thank you so much Bakermom. I KNEW IT.......... I have "wasted" hours with google but never came across the backsmocking! I just couldn't figure how the pleats are staying in place. I have tons of...
06-17-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By granny_59

questions about hand smocking

I never smocked before but I have some experience in hand embroidery.
I have been reading tutorials about smocking up and down and started to pleat a gingham fabric. I go through every third square...
06-17-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By granny_59

Thank you for the links. The selection at...

Thank you for the links. The selection at smockingbonnet is great!!
06-16-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By granny_59

Thank you so much Ladies! I was reading about...

Thank you so much Ladies!
I was reading about Martha Pullen for hours today as well as on smocking technique. I think these dresses are so adorable and having a granddaughter (after four grandsons)...
06-16-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By granny_59

Thank you for your answers. I am not looking for...

Thank you for your answers. I am not looking for the smoking plates (can be found easily online) but for the sewing pattern of the dress. I am not able to find a sewing pattern in German online...
06-16-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By granny_59

pattern for smocked girls dress

In search of a pattern I came across Caroleens post:

http://www.quiltingboard.com/pictures-f5/smocked-dress-t140792.html

I send her a private message but she has not been on the board for a...
Forum: Pictures
04-09-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,125
Posted By granny_59

Thanks! For this one I used the cotton batting...

Thanks! For this one I used the cotton batting from Hobbs. It was a bit hard to quilt and I think it had to do with the fact that I spray basted. I used for my DJ a wool batting also from Hobbs and...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.