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Forum: Main
06-10-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,446
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I like the middle one the best. It matches up...

I like the middle one the best. It matches up better than the other two.
Forum: Main
06-03-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,551
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I get my zippers from Home Sew. They have all...

I get my zippers from Home Sew. They have all sizes and ship really quickly. They have a standard shipping rate,but I ask them to just put it in an envelope and it ships cheaper. I get it witin a...
Forum: Main
05-29-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,039
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I have a lot of 4-inch squares given to me and I...

I have a lot of 4-inch squares given to me and I make them into 9-patches, sash them and have a friend long-arm them and then I bind them to give to the local Transitional Living center or Women's...
Forum: Pictures
05-28-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,408
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I may have to make one of those as I have that on...

I may have to make one of those as I have that on my bucket list. I may have to move it up closer to the top of the bucket, as I love yours.
Forum: Main
05-25-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,862
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I would ask her if she still had the receipt for...

I would ask her if she still had the receipt for the batting from JoAnn's. If she could exchange it for Quilt Lite,I think it would work much better. I always give my Long Armer Quilt Lite to use...
Forum: Main
05-14-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,923
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I had some blocks that were yellowed with age. I...

I had some blocks that were yellowed with age. I would not work with them in that condition so I soaked them in Tide with bleach for a couple days They came out white as snow and the stains had...
05-13-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,883
Posted By Alice Woodhull

Indiana - Greensburg, the Tree City, where the...

Indiana - Greensburg, the Tree City, where the courthouse has a tree growing from the top, thus the Tree City Located half way between Indianapolis and Cincinnati. There is a wonderful quilt shop...
Forum: Main
05-08-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,524
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I have 2 Janomes and I love them both. One is a...

I have 2 Janomes and I love them both. One is a Jem, which is small enough that I can take it to classes, etc. It has several stiches, 20 different, I think. It weighs 12 pounds, which I can...
Forum: Main
05-03-2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,302
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I am not a browser. When I go shopping I have a...

I am not a browser. When I go shopping I have a mission. When they don't have it I don't feel guilty for leaving empty handed.
Forum: Main
05-02-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,865
Posted By Alice Woodhull

A lot of my long-arm friends use 80/20. I had...

A lot of my long-arm friends use 80/20. I had one done with that and it is so heavy I can hardly lift it to fold it. The l/a I use now uses Mountain Mist Quilt-Lite that I buy at JAF on sale. I...
04-24-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By Alice Woodhull

If it were mine, I would find a handyman who...

If it were mine, I would find a handyman who could mount a light bulb underneath the glass and use it as a light box.
Forum: Main
04-24-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,267
Posted By Alice Woodhull

Simple fix. Just unsew one of the seams. Have...

Simple fix. Just unsew one of the seams. Have done this many times, just a small hitch the getalong.
04-23-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,839
Posted By Alice Woodhull

Deb Strain, a designer for Moda, gets a lot of...

Deb Strain, a designer for Moda, gets a lot of the cut offs sent to her. She comes to our sewing guild every year and brings a big box of them. She and the quilt shop owner package them in bags and...
Forum: Main
04-22-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,589
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I have made several of these type quilts for a...

I have made several of these type quilts for a friend who sleeps in an unheated bedroom. I sew 4-inch squares together until I get a top the right size. I buy a blanket to find the size top to...
Forum: Main
04-22-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By Alice Woodhull

Have you checked out Camp Higher Ground in...

Have you checked out Camp Higher Ground in southeastern IN near West Harrison, IN. I go there every year for a retreat for another group and there is a group of quilters from near Cincinnati there...
Forum: Main
04-11-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,292
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I have been in the judging room of our quilt show...

I have been in the judging room of our quilt show for many years. The judge always tries to say something positive before she starts pointing out where the quilt should be improved. The problem...
Forum: Main
03-21-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,978
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I also like my Janome platinum Gem. It only...

I also like my Janome platinum Gem. It only weighs 12 pounds versus 48 pounds for my big Janome 1000. I'm going to take it to my retreat next week as its so handy I can lift it myself.
Forum: Main
03-21-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,509
Posted By Alice Woodhull

The best way to learn paper piecing is to use the...

The best way to learn paper piecing is to use the Thangles papers. Then work up to more difficult patterns. Some shops use the Thangles to make 'buck a Block quilts. You pay a $1 (or more in some...
Forum: Main
03-15-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,407
Posted By Alice Woodhull

The slick side of freezer paper also works as the...

The slick side of freezer paper also works as the fusible will not stick to it. I use my clear pressing sheet to arrange applique pieces so I can then bond them to the fabric I'm applying them to. I...
Forum: Main
03-14-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,925
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I have two Janome's and they each take a...

I have two Janome's and they each take a different walking foot. You need to take your machine to a reputable dealer and let them fit the foot for you.
Forum: Main
03-13-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,836
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I love Mountain Mist Quilt Lite. The needle goes...

I love Mountain Mist Quilt Lite. The needle goes through like a dream. I can make the best stitches on it, whereas if I use anything with cotton in it, it is so hard for the needle to go through...
Forum: Main
03-07-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,437
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I take my quilts to church to put them together. ...

I take my quilts to church to put them together. I am a hand quilter and I can pull tables together to lay everything out.. I hand quilt so I safety pin the layers . Can't do that any more with my...
Forum: Main
02-28-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,691
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I am from southeastern Indiana and a member of...

I am from southeastern Indiana and a member of the Columbus (IN) Star quilters. Tomorrow is our meeting and it is our annual auction. I just spent today purging my fabric and pattern to take to the...
Forum: Main
10-04-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,535
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I think any problem I have with rotary cutters is...

I think any problem I have with rotary cutters is the blade. I would recommend any that automatically closes after you are finished using it. I have some that don't and I find myself laying them...
Forum: Main
10-02-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,187
Posted By Alice Woodhull

I have made several of these. I just cut the...

I have made several of these. I just cut the sweatshirt apart, cut all the ribbing off, cut the front down the center. Then I put fabric on it and quilt it. I made one of two coordinating fabrics...
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