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Forum: Main
07-09-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,794
Posted By bobquilt3

If you want them to "fall" and flutter down the...

If you want them to "fall" and flutter down the quilt, I would tilt the block. Recut the edges ( it looks like there is a border on each block ) so the leaves are no longer strait little soldiers...
Forum: Main
06-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,259
Posted By bobquilt3

That's what I do, too.

That's what I do, too.
Forum: Main
06-19-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,008
Posted By bobquilt3

I think it's perfect! The red binding sounds...

I think it's perfect! The red binding sounds good, too. Nice job. Stop listening to the person telling you otherwise.
Forum: Main
06-17-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,226
Posted By bobquilt3

Hey, $2437.50 for the rest of your life's work?...

Hey, $2437.50 for the rest of your life's work? ..?. . . That's not bad. ( very large grin )
Forum: Main
06-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,971
Posted By bobquilt3

I feel if a fabric is old enough to need...

I feel if a fabric is old enough to need refolding, its time to donate it to some one or group that will use it.
06-03-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,242
Posted By bobquilt3

That was fantastic! With 4 great grandchildren...

That was fantastic! With 4 great grandchildren under the age of 4 that helps a lot.
Forum: Main
05-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,458
Posted By bobquilt3

I try to put some left over pieces of fabric from...

I try to put some left over pieces of fabric from quilt top in the backing. That way if repairs are ever needed there is fabric in the backing to repair the top. It is the same age, has been washed...
Forum: Main
04-02-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,868
Posted By bobquilt3

I've had them all. Each has it's strong points...

I've had them all. Each has it's strong points and weaknesses. I found that I wasn't that interested in embroidery and the changing to embroidery mode was a pain in the neck. So through several years...
Forum: Main
01-18-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,183
Posted By bobquilt3

Here is the Wood site:...

Here is the Wood site: http://youtu.be/RcL9AlFg0VM. It's called braided borders and she pushes her ruler but you don't really need it.
Forum: Main
01-18-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,183
Posted By bobquilt3

I think Kay Woods has a video on this. I not...

I think Kay Woods has a video on this. I not absolutely sure but I've seen it before. Hope this helps
Forum: Main
01-02-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,078
Posted By bobquilt3

I think Kay Woods is the easiest and best way of...

I think Kay Woods is the easiest and best way of doing this. Many say to stop at the dot and that's great for hand sewing but I like sewing to the end, as Kay suggests, when using the machine.
Forum: Main
12-31-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,657
Posted By bobquilt3

I couldn't seem to find Debrak's post but I have...

I couldn't seem to find Debrak's post but I have to agree you. These videos are free and designed to sell products so they focus on one particular method of assembly, technique or quilt pattern. Take...
Forum: Pictures
12-24-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,010
Posted By bobquilt3

GGS Christmas Quilt

I haven't posted in ages so thought it was about time.
This is the quilt I call a reading rug. It has a Richard Scarry fabric print and the book it came from. Toss the RR on the floor or snuggle...
12-14-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By bobquilt3

I'm so disappointed. I live in Lancaster and that...

I'm so disappointed. I live in Lancaster and that was my go-to store for really good fabric. Soooooo sad.
Forum: Main
11-27-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,013
Posted By bobquilt3

Continue scrolling and see that they are made...

Continue scrolling and see that they are made with 4 FQS, stacked, cut and sewed back together. No measurements given but should be easy to figure out.
Forum: Main
10-21-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,932
Posted By bobquilt3

Neat site. Complete coverage of techniques....

Neat site. Complete coverage of techniques. Thanks for sharing. Great to have them all in one place.
Forum: Main
10-06-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,357
Posted By bobquilt3

You go grandma. Have fun with it and I know she...

You go grandma. Have fun with it and I know she will love it.
10-05-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,991
Posted By bobquilt3

Just printed it out, too. GD wants to decorate...

Just printed it out, too. GD wants to decorate for Halloween for my GGS. Gotta get on that tomorrow. Thanks.
Forum: Main
09-22-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,298
Posted By bobquilt3

I have used a system I saw in a magazine years...

I have used a system I saw in a magazine years ago. I fold all fabric selvage to selvage long wise. Fold again center fold to selvage and have a long strip about roughly 10" wide.
1) If fabric is 1...
Forum: Tutorials
09-11-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 120,780
Posted By bobquilt3

Fantastic tut. Thanks so much. I am not a real...

Fantastic tut. Thanks so much. I am not a real big fan of the usual "Christmasy Stuff" but this is lovely.
Forum: Main
09-11-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,674
Posted By bobquilt3

Neat site. Thanks for sharing.

Neat site. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Main
09-11-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,881
Posted By bobquilt3

That does look really neat but I'm sure you can...

That does look really neat but I'm sure you can get a piece of half round wood molding at Lowes or Home Depot for a lot less than the prices quoted.
09-08-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,258
Posted By bobquilt3

Wow! You just made my Christmas quilts for great...

Wow! You just made my Christmas quilts for great grand kids. I will have them draw and color pictures for me and turn them into a quilt! Thanks.
Forum: Main
09-08-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,674
Posted By bobquilt3

I think adding a couple of borders would be less...

I think adding a couple of borders would be less work. ( and I'm big on less work.) I hope I can explain clearly what I mean. For this example I will add 4" of border. Borders and backing do not have...
Forum: Main
09-03-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,430
Posted By bobquilt3

This may be a little wild but how about red for...

This may be a little wild but how about red for the background. A reasonable red, not something so loud that it will take over the quilt. I love the design and the use of curves.
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