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Forum: Main
Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By Gemm

I think that your fabrics will work beautifully...

I think that your fabrics will work beautifully (listen to Sewingpup's advice on the flannel), and I'm with Iceblossom's first comments on this. The joy of a pattern like Trip Around the World is...
Yesterday, 06:31 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 71,102
Posted By Gemm

Congratulations on your recent scores,...

Congratulations on your recent scores, Iceblossom! This has definitely been a great week for you with all of the progress you've made as well. You made me think, though, with your comments on...
Forum: Pictures
07-24-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,491
Posted By Gemm

What lovely, creative, and colourful quilts! I...

What lovely, creative, and colourful quilts! I know that I would have loved receiving one of those as a child - before the first week was done I'd probably have named them all, too. :-) So much...
07-24-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 71,102
Posted By Gemm

You have raised two hackles of stash envy in me...

You have raised two hackles of stash envy in me here... one, that you seem to know precisely what is in your stash (mine has to stay hidden away, so small as it is, I still don't always remember what...
Forum: Pictures
07-24-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,324
Posted By Gemm

Iceblossom - your comments about design helped me...

Iceblossom - your comments about design helped me identify another reason why I enjoy making "my" I Spy quilts. Although as Sewbizgirl said, there is a design element to them, they are also very...
07-23-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 43,479
Posted By Gemm

Ckcowl - that is a remarkable accomplishment for...

Ckcowl - that is a remarkable accomplishment for a single afternoon! Hurrah! It's amazing what can happen when you get in the "zone." Well done, indeed! :-)
Forum: Pictures
07-23-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,324
Posted By Gemm

Fatsewcat - I hadn't heard of memory bears...

Fatsewcat - I hadn't heard of memory bears before; what a lovely idea! Something like that would be such a cherished thing. <3

Toogie - I'll work on it. I don't think I can get it on the...
Forum: Pictures
07-23-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,324
Posted By Gemm

Thanks everyone for the encouraging comments. ...

Thanks everyone for the encouraging comments. I've so appreciated everything I've learned already here and it's because of this being such a great community. :-)

Toogie - back in the 90s when I...
Forum: Pictures
07-23-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,324
Posted By Gemm

I Spy Quints (not a typo!) and counting...

In my intro to the board, I explained how I had taken quite a long break from quilting, but found myself getting back into it when I was living in lockdown due to the global pandemic. I was, at...
Forum: Main
07-19-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,822
Posted By Gemm

This is such an exciting find! I know I would...

This is such an exciting find! I know I would love the adventure of trying to find out who these people are. Like janiebakes, I did a quick search and found a reference to a Fred Kamp, but he was...
Forum: Main
07-18-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Gemm

Kate at the Last Homely House does a pieced...

Kate at the Last Homely House does a pieced binding on the straight-of-grain with a 4" starting width for one of her quilts. The video, like many of hers, is more of a comfy chat than a strictly...
07-15-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 174,844
Posted By Gemm

Sorry for quoting such an old post (# 8 or 9 on...

Sorry for quoting such an old post (# 8 or 9 on this thread), but I just wanted to say thanks for sharing so many awesome ideas for using 2.5" scrappy squares - these quilts are lovely and unique and...
Forum: Main
07-14-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By Gemm

My only comment would be that I found my fabric...

My only comment would be that I found my fabric was more inclined to pucker during quilting when I did this kind of "turn it right sides out" method. It might have been inexperience (I did this a...
Forum: Main
07-13-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,217
Posted By Gemm

Recently, I found bags and bags of HSTs at a...

Recently, I found bags and bags of HSTs at a thrift store - obviously someone had projects in mind but there was no evidence of what they were planning to do with them, and the squares ranged from...
Forum: Main
07-13-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By Gemm

This is one of the funniest things I've read in a...

This is one of the funniest things I've read in a while - I can totally see this happening! Thanks for the belly laugh! :-)
Forum: Main
07-11-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,840
Posted By Gemm

Thanks for all of the insights - I'm definitely...

Thanks for all of the insights - I'm definitely feeling a bit more confident. What's funny is that the minute I had decided I would be fine with piecing the batting for the next quilt on the pile, I...
Forum: Main
07-09-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,840
Posted By Gemm

I'm glad I found this thread! I was wondering,...

I'm glad I found this thread! I was wondering, though, if you piece your batting, does it affect the quilting you need to do to make sure it stays in place, or is the zigzag strong enough to hold it...
Forum: Main
07-09-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By Gemm

What a great solution (and discovery in the...

What a great solution (and discovery in the fabric stash)! This is one of the things I love about quilting and have most appreciated in some of the threads I've been seeing here (thinking especially...
07-08-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 71,102
Posted By Gemm

When I first read this, I thought it would be a...

When I first read this, I thought it would be a dream come true, but I appreciate how honest you are. It grants insight that makes me think that perhaps I should get into the habit of using what I...
Forum: Pictures
07-02-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,067
Posted By Gemm

That is just stunning!

That is just stunning!
Forum: Main
06-29-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,118
Posted By Gemm

I take my photos using an iPhone, and have worked...

I take my photos using an iPhone, and have worked around the photo size issue by emailing the pictures I want to share to myself. When I do this, I get the option to reduce the photo size for the...
Forum: Main
06-24-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By Gemm

I'm not sure how big the scale is for your...

I'm not sure how big the scale is for your plaids, but I made a quilt at the beginning of the pandemic using some plaid, striped, and checked flannel FQs I had been saving for years. I don't have a...
Forum: Pictures
06-22-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,703
Posted By Gemm

That is just stunning - I thought it was a...

That is just stunning - I thought it was a photograph!
Forum: Main
06-22-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,388
Posted By Gemm

Thanks again, and my apologies as well,...

Thanks again, and my apologies as well, Lindaschipper.
To bring it back in line with your initial post, I will say that the white fabric was a thrift store find at about $4/m - sadly, when I got it...
Forum: Main
06-22-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,388
Posted By Gemm

Okay - trying again with the picture. It's not...

Okay - trying again with the picture. It's not really necessary now that I've got such good advice, but I've been trying to troubleshoot the picture uploading thing and figured this was as good a...
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