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Forum: Main
07-30-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,851
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I needed to read thiese - tanks for the chuckles!!

I needed to read thiese - tanks for the chuckles!!
Forum: Main
07-30-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,345
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I use a lot of 1.5" squares in sashing to make...

I use a lot of 1.5" squares in sashing to make 4-patches at the join and I make sure they are starched board stiff so they don't distort and I also use a 60 weight thread and a smaller stitch. I...
Forum: Main
07-30-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Weight of fabric??

Was going through my "collection" of butterfly fabrics (all from quilt shops over the years) and I noticed that my older fabrics seemed heavier/thicker than my newer favric by the same manufacturer. ...
Forum: Main
07-29-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,120
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I usually piece 4 or five blocks worth so I can...

I usually piece 4 or five blocks worth so I can check them and not feel bad if I did them the wrong way (LOL) since that sometimes happens when I am zoned.
Forum: Main
07-29-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,839
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Here is the PDF for the Horizon:

Here is the PDF for the Horizon:
Forum: Main
07-29-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,027
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Love the cabinet - great find!!

Love the cabinet - great find!!
Forum: Main
07-29-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Amazon usually carries the mats and some of the...

Amazon usually carries the mats and some of the dies - the prices are about what you see on Accuquilt (and sometimes are shipped from Accuquilt).

When using my mats, I flip them, move them a bit...
Forum: Main
07-29-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I always use cone thread. My cone holder has a...

I always use cone thread. My cone holder has a loop in the top to keep the tread coming off straight up and I also use those little hair clips that you get in the dollar store across the flip top...
Forum: Main
07-29-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By QuiltnLady1

The first set I bought was the Go Mix and Match...

The first set I bought was the Go Mix and Match 12" because I could make 6" or 12" and even 18" blocks. I used them a lot. I Think you would find similar flexibility with the Ready Set Go with the...
Forum: Main
07-13-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,006
Posted By QuiltnLady1

How about Dresdon Plate - I have a quilt my...

How about Dresdon Plate - I have a quilt my grandmother made from feed sacks in the Dresdon Plate and the fabrics sparkle.
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,087
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I frequently use the Flynn diagonally pieced back...

I frequently use the Flynn diagonally pieced back aince I don't like having vertical or horizontal seams in my quilt backs. Since I don't longarm these quilts I don't need quite as much extra width...
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,296
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I have tons of pins. Before I moved, I had...

I have tons of pins. Before I moved, I had several places in the house where I sewed or sat and pinned pieces. Now that we have downsized, I have all the pins in one room - I have sorted them into...
Forum: Recipes
11-02-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Hmmm.. Carrots sticks, celery sticks, black and...

Hmmm.. Carrots sticks, celery sticks, black and green olives and pickles. There was always another tray with cheeses and salami and crackers.
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,161
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I, too, used my 60mm rotary cutter with a brand...

I, too, used my 60mm rotary cutter with a brand new blade to cut my woo mat - I marked a line, put a ruler on the line and cut. Because of hand and shoulder issues I could only go through about 3/4...
Forum: Main
11-02-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Cindy Needham has a sale on her stencils right...

Cindy Needham has a sale on her stencils right now - 10% off.
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I would buy 6.5 in case it shrinks when washed. ...

I would buy 6.5 in case it shrinks when washed. I have heard good things from folks on the forum about Marshall's but I have never bought anything there myself.
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,966
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I am with Tartan -- I only use bias for curves...

I am with Tartan -- I only use bias for curves and scallops. I use straight grain, double fold binding. A lot of my pieced borders wind up with some bias edges on the outside (no matter how hard I...
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,868
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I definitely wash black, red and blue fabrics...

I definitely wash black, red and blue fabrics since I know they are the most likely to bleed. However after making a quilt where I did not prewash ALL the fabrics in the quilt I had some of the...
Forum: Main
08-28-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Thanks all. I have watched a ton of you tube...

Thanks all. I have watched a ton of you tube videos and they all make pulling out the blade and replacing it look so easy with fingers. I have no cartilage in the joints where my thumbs join my...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,943
Posted By QuiltnLady1

These days I have more stash than I can use in...

These days I have more stash than I can use in this life, but I have found that my biggest regrets have come when I start a project using my stash and I don't have enough of a piece of fabric to...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,578
Posted By QuiltnLady1

My room is so small that I don't have a lot of...

My room is so small that I don't have a lot of room for decorative things. I have some decorative plastic Amac Boxes from the Container Store in many sizes and colors (They are super cheap to buy) -...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,399
Posted By QuiltnLady1

When I was making pleated masks I went to 2...

When I was making pleated masks I went to 2 pleats instead of 3 so I could keep from overlapping the pleats. I also found some soft round elastic on Amazon that I used and made sure the pleats did...
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,742
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Haven't had any problems personally but my...

Haven't had any problems personally but my daughter has lost stuff - she is only a block from me. I had a valuable package delivered UPS that was supposed to be signed for but like other folks...
Forum: Pictures
08-22-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,583
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Lovely Storm At Sea -- great way to spend the...

Lovely Storm At Sea -- great way to spend the quartine.
Forum: Main
08-22-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Need help replacing Martelli Blades

I have the 60 and 45 mm Martelli cutters (the new version) and I have been struggling trying to replace the blades without nicking the blade (when I got the cutters the blades on both cutters had a...
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