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Forum: Main
01-19-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Moose

I found the book and didn't buy it... I don't...

I found the book and didn't buy it... I don't remember it that expensive though. I think I'll get it when I have more time to quilt, it's been hard with my little one... still working on the same...
Forum: Main
12-17-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,373
Posted By Moose

My batting states that I should quilt 3 inches...

My batting states that I should quilt 3 inches apart or less.

It only says to use it for hand quilting, but I have tested it with a smaller project and it does just fine machine quilted.
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Forum: Main
12-17-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,373
Posted By Moose

I have never but a binding on before; 1st quilt. ...

I have never but a binding on before; 1st quilt. I think it's 2 inch max, the batting.

What if I decide to hand tie it instead of sewing it? Same rules?

Thanks again :)
Forum: Main
12-17-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,373
Posted By Moose

Hello ladies, it only took me five month to...

Hello ladies,

it only took me five month to make the sandwich... aha... life has a way to catch up with us... btw, thank you for all the great tips to make the sandwich; it was a cinch.

Now,...
Forum: Main
07-16-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By Moose

It appears that it is unanimous... painters tape...

It appears that it is unanimous... painters tape and a good back :)

Thank you!
Forum: Main
07-16-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By Moose

Thanks for the rug tip. If I'm all thumbs on the...

Thanks for the rug tip. If I'm all thumbs on the wooden floor, I'll try our rug. :)
Forum: Main
07-16-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By Moose

I don't see any nuts here ;) I actually...

I don't see any nuts here ;) I actually appreciate the visual on how to do the smoothing. The only step I will have to skip this time and replace with temporary spray adhesive is number 5. I have...
Forum: Main
07-16-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By Moose

I was thinking a smooth cylindrical wooden stick...

I was thinking a smooth cylindrical wooden stick the width of the quilt if possible might work just as well and I wouldn't have to move it around as much.
Forum: Main
07-16-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By Moose

I don't have carpet but I could use a rug I have....

I don't have carpet but I could use a rug I have. Otherwise wooden floors.
Forum: Main
07-15-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By Moose

Greetings, I'm putting together the top,...

Greetings,

I'm putting together the top, back and batting. All I have is the floor to do this. No table big enough, no room on walls or anything else to put it together; just the floor. I was...
Forum: Main
06-05-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,998
Posted By Moose

Hi Jamie, I hope you feel better soon. In...

Hi Jamie,

I hope you feel better soon. In case nobody has mentioned it already, see if you can find someone to swap fabric with you and get some library books on something new about quilting and...
Forum: Main
06-01-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By Moose

Thanks. I suppose the next question would be...

Thanks. I suppose the next question would be which one do people prefer?

Cut the tails close to the fabric OR tuck them between the layers?

TIA
Forum: Main
06-01-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By Moose

You'd be a pretty weird animal... tailS :)

You'd be a pretty weird animal... tailS :)
Forum: Main
06-01-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By Moose

Greetings, This is a question for machine...

Greetings,

This is a question for machine quilters: When you start quilting, what do you do with the thread tails, how do you secure them and how long do you cut them off? Ditto when you stop...
Forum: Pictures
05-26-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,074
Posted By Moose

I have no left overs... I just started quilting...

I have no left overs... I just started quilting and used every bit of fabric LOL I'll have to look around the house for scraps from other projects.
Forum: Main
05-26-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By Moose

we have a water softener to help with our hard...

we have a water softener to help with our hard well water. They are all cotton. Even the instructions cautioned not to go too hot, but I did b/c of my allergies, I need to kill all the bugs and...
Forum: Main
05-26-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Moose

It certainly is getting harder by the day to do...

It certainly is getting harder by the day to do so. I'm tired of flipping items over and to see made in China. Most of that stuff is crap. Trying to find fabric made in the US is a challenge and...
Forum: Main
05-26-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By Moose

I don't know if the one I have is chamois, but it...

I don't know if the one I have is chamois, but it is a heavy based 2-sided brushed cotton; that's what I found out.

Thanks for the tip. If I get some of the lighter weight again, I'll try the...
Forum: Main
05-25-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,411
Posted By Moose

I got a quilting ironing pad at Joann; don't...

I got a quilting ironing pad at Joann; don't forget your coupon. I stick it behind my China cabinet when not in use.
Forum: Main
05-25-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,538
Posted By Moose

I'm an untrained eye when it comes to quilting...

I'm an untrained eye when it comes to quilting since I just started and I hope my first one will turn out better or I might just send it there, too. :P

As for shows, like any other art and craft,...
Forum: Main
05-25-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,446
Posted By Moose

For quality batik and their flannel is a dream :)...

For quality batik and their flannel is a dream :) http://www.sewbatik.com

Very nice folks and prompt at answering any questions.

If you like US made products, check out...
Forum: Pictures
05-24-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,074
Posted By Moose

No big deal. I also just realized that my/this...

No big deal. I also just realized that my/this thread was moved from Main to Pictures... oops. No matter how hard I try to post in the right place, it never seems to work out.

Gorgeous quilt!
Forum: Pictures
05-22-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,074
Posted By Moose

I think I will look at this quilt as a learning...

I think I will look at this quilt as a learning quilt. I'm now considering doing the stitch in the ditch and then do free motions quilting of different kind between each stripe or square or whatever...
Forum: Main
05-22-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By Moose

The flannel I have is very soft and at the same...

The flannel I have is very soft and at the same time nice and thick. I had never seen anything like it; I got it from Sew Batik. I'm all too familiar with the crapy thin flannel; thus my interested...
Forum: Main
05-22-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Moose

great idea. I'll make a test. I had...

great idea. I'll make a test.

I had forgotten about the burs... makes sense :)

Thanks
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