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Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Watson

Some ideas...bobbin tension should be adjusted...

Some ideas...bobbin tension should be adjusted first...have a look at Jamie Wallen's video which I'll attach.
Is your needle the right size for the thread? 40 weight will take a 110/18 or even a...
Forum: Main
Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,072
Posted By Watson

Thanks, everyone...I did buy the 96" roll. Free...

Thanks, everyone...I did buy the 96" roll. Free delivery.
For Canadians, I got it at Dinky-Doo and it is 1/2 price right now. Hobbs Heirloom 80/20, 30 yds. Pre-order for March delivery.
That...
Forum: Main
Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Watson

In some ways, bias edges can be your friend...

In some ways, bias edges can be your friend because you can manipulate them a bit if you have a lot of seams to join. You have to do it carefully, of course.

Watson
Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Watson

My sister makes these, except not as deep, for...

My sister makes these, except not as deep, for nursing homes. She called and asked if they would like lap quilts and they said what they really needed was these for wheel chairs and walkers, so she...
Forum: Pictures
Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,932
Posted By Watson

So pretty and deserving of its name! Watson

So pretty and deserving of its name!

Watson
Forum: Main
01-16-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,435
Posted By Watson

Match-stick fill started in one corner.....I've...

Match-stick fill started in one corner.....I've got a ways to go. Looks funky, though.
Watson
Forum: Pictures
01-16-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,915
Posted By Watson

I'm amazed at 2 things... 1, how lovely your...

I'm amazed at 2 things...

1, how lovely your quilt is and 2....I don't think I have ever seen this pattern before! I guess there is always something new under the sun, isn't there?

I will have...
01-16-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Watson

Welcome from Ontario, Canada! Glad you've...

Welcome from Ontario, Canada!

Glad you've come out of the shadows and decided to post. It sounds like you've got lots of good ideas and plans.

Jump right in when you can.

Watson
Forum: Main
01-15-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,435
Posted By Watson

I am doing the quilting on a wallhanging and I...

I am doing the quilting on a wallhanging and I finished (or thought I had finished) but when I look at it, I think it needs all of the background quilted in a fill.....So, that may be what I'm doing....
Forum: Main
01-15-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,072
Posted By Watson

Batting by the Roll Width

Is 96" width a good size for batting by the roll?

I've finally run out of the batting I bought at Joann's way back when we could still go over the border and didn't measure it before I used the...
Forum: Pictures
01-08-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,376
Posted By Watson

What a great idea and you did a lovely job. ...

What a great idea and you did a lovely job.

Watson
Forum: Pictures
01-08-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,485
Posted By Watson

This is what I'm working on....it's a quilt for a...

This is what I'm working on....it's a quilt for a lady that wants it to cover her baby Grand piano.
She wanted browns, rust and sand for the background and green and blue for the leaves. I wasn't...
Forum: Main
01-05-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By Watson

I have no idea....I have the $5.00 membership and...

I have no idea....I have the $5.00 membership and it includes all the quilting classes, as far as I know. I haven't run across any I can't watch.

Be sure to immediately go to your account and...
Forum: Pictures
01-05-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,654
Posted By Watson

juliasb.... notice that it is "on" my bucket list...

juliasb.... notice that it is "on" my bucket list and I haven't done it yet? That's because of the templates! I do have a lady that cuts acrylic templates to order, so if I ever get up the nerve, I...
Forum: Pictures
01-04-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,654
Posted By Watson

This quilt is #1 on my bucket list and has been...

This quilt is #1 on my bucket list and has been for years. I would have to do it from templates, as I don't have a die cutter.

If you really want some inspiration, search it on Google images. Just...
01-04-2021, 04:39 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,116
Posted By Watson

Everyone's results are so great and we all took a...

Everyone's results are so great and we all took a slightly different path to get there.
I think this mystery quilt thread taught me a lot about choosing colours and being flexible. (And that I...
Forum: Main
01-04-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By Watson

Hope you get your machine back quickly. One...

Hope you get your machine back quickly.

One thing about quilt tops though...they don't go bad. They will still be waiting patiently when you're ready to do them...just ask the 5 in my closet.
...
01-03-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,116
Posted By Watson

After laying it all out, I decided to take out...

After laying it all out, I decided to take out anything that had fabric C in it and the sawtooth border. My quilt ended up 42 x 42.
I used the sawtooth border and another plain strip on the backing....
01-02-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,116
Posted By Watson

Somehow I missed that C was going to be the focus...

Somehow I missed that C was going to be the focus fabric.

Has anyone heard from Teen lately? https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/tongue.png

Watson
01-02-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,116
Posted By Watson

Macybaby...that's gorgeous! Beverly...I...

Macybaby...that's gorgeous!

Beverly...I fussy cut the centre square of the medallion. If you have extra, maybe you could do that? I like what you have so far.

I switched the centre medallion...
01-01-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,116
Posted By Watson

Wow...some really nice results and in-progress...

Wow...some really nice results and in-progress quilts!

I have cut the extra pieces to change my centre so I'll do that tomorrow.

This one was way more challenging than they have been in the...
01-01-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,116
Posted By Watson

I laid out the whole thing on my ping pong table...

I laid out the whole thing on my ping pong table before I began to assemble it and i'm glad because I'm not a fan of how the centre medallion turned out.

It won't take long to fix and I am going...
01-01-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,116
Posted By Watson

Done part 5 and stopped to have lunch. Now I see...

Done part 5 and stopped to have lunch. Now I see Part 6 and 7, the reveal, are up.

I refuse to look before I have all the parts done!

Watson
01-01-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,116
Posted By Watson

Took me an hour and 45 minutes, but this is what...

Took me an hour and 45 minutes, but this is what I've got so far.

Hope the other clues are little tamer.

I used Donna Jordan's method of doing nine patches by leaving them attached while you...
Forum: Main
01-01-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By Watson

I have the same set up as Rob...and quilt Queen...

I have the same set up as Rob...and quilt Queen sized with no problem. I also have a table to the left of my sewing machine that takes up some weight.

Watson
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