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03-19-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By bj

Maybe a monkey or a banana split. ;0)

Maybe a monkey or a banana split. ;0)
Forum: Main
03-03-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,339
Posted By bj

Quilting related? I have 4.

Quilting related? I have 4.
Forum: Main
02-18-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By bj

I googled candy square quilt pattern and there’s...

I googled candy square quilt pattern and there’s a you tube video. The picture behind the girl just looks like a single Irish chain with alternating 9 patch blocks and solid blocks.
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Forum: Main
02-10-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By bj

The 7.5 would make a 14.5.

The 7.5 would make a 14.5.
Forum: Main
02-10-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By bj

I think your 5.5 would make a 10.5. But itís a...

I think your 5.5 would make a 10.5. But itís a great chart. Tell your hubby Well Done! :0) ! I think one if the others also has a misprint. It seems his formula is to double the first number and...
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01-03-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By bj

By the way, the top is gorgeous! I really like...

By the way, the top is gorgeous! I really like the colors you used!
Forum: Main
01-03-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By bj

Is it possible to quilt the center then a border...

Is it possible to quilt the center then a border of quilting going around? Or maybe roll half up out of the way and do it a half at a time? I don’t know how longarms work. I’ve never used one ;0). I...
Forum: Main
11-27-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,553
Posted By bj

I love your quilt!! Love the bright, cheerful...

I love your quilt!! Love the bright, cheerful feel of it. I’d prob’ly add the light solid color down the left side and across the bottom and bind it with a bright solid. And let it tell it’s own...
Forum: Main
10-04-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,890
Posted By bj

I would prob’ly have to tie it or big stitch...

I would prob’ly have to tie it or big stitch quilt it by hand. (0: I have a hard time with a twin on my machine, I would NEVER be able to manage a king!
Forum: Main
09-25-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By bj

Our ladies class at church do gift baskets for...

Our ladies class at church do gift baskets for our shut-ins. I’m thinking this year I’ll make scented sachet bags out of small blocks.
Forum: Main
07-14-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,303
Posted By bj

Not sure anyone said it already, but one thing I...

Not sure anyone said it already, but one thing I do is write the numbers on the blank side in the spot corresponding to the printed side. If it’s not scrappy, I make a chart with the numbers and a...
Forum: Main
04-11-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By bj

Before you cut into the background, you might...

Before you cut into the background, you might open it out flat, face up, on a bed or the floor and place your blocks around on it to get an idea of how it might look. Sometimes what I think will be...
Forum: Main
01-30-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,387
Posted By bj

What about a layout like stars on the flag?...

What about a layout like stars on the flag? 6,5,6,5,6,5,6,5,6. On the rows with only 5 blocks, put a half sized block out of your background fabric on both ends so the blocks offset. That way, you...
Forum: Main
01-15-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,843
Posted By bj

If you’re just wanting to half your 2 1/2”...

If you’re just wanting to half your 2 1/2” strips, they’ll end up 1 1/4” wide unfinished, 3/4” finished. That seems pretty narrow. If you don’t have plenty of fabric now, you may run short. Just let...
Forum: Main
12-17-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,626
Posted By bj

I mostly just hold the thread to start off. I...

I mostly just hold the thread to start off. I think the leader/spider thing is kinda tedious (0: And I’m not very good with random scrappy. I’ve tried it on a couple of small projects and mine turn...
Forum: Main
11-24-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By bj

I was also thinking a sampler of blocks you like...

I was also thinking a sampler of blocks you like to make or want to try. Then the yardage for borders and sashing.
Forum: Main
11-23-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,482
Posted By bj

Mine does the same thing, and always has. I have...

Mine does the same thing, and always has. I have a Singer, about 14 yrs old. I try to be as gentle as I can when moving the fabric around with the needle down. When I have it like I want it, I put...
Forum: Main
11-22-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By bj

Maybe you could applique them on the border whole...

Maybe you could applique them on the border whole and not cut them. I agree, seems like they’d ravel if you cut into them. Or use them some way to do a wall hanging, or roll them so the sock design...
Forum: Main
11-20-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,969
Posted By bj

Christmas ornament, table topper, bookmark,...

Christmas ornament, table topper, bookmark, makeup bag? I’m sure she’ll love whatever you decide on!
Forum: Main
10-20-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By bj

My grandson took a class last year. They started...

My grandson took a class last year. They started with a square pillow to get the knack of straight seams. I think it took a few tries. Then they made a pillow case with two coordinating fabrics. He...
Forum: Main
10-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By bj

Using 2.5” strips of flannel (in my head) seems...

Using 2.5” strips of flannel (in my head) seems like it might give a bit of a chenille look. I’ve never done one with strips before, but it seems doable. But it might get pretty heavy, though. You...
Forum: Main
10-01-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,849
Posted By bj

I prob’ly wouldn’t use anything but a layer of...

I prob’ly wouldn’t use anything but a layer of flannel and a layer of denim. Be sure you prewash the flannel cause it shrinks. And do an X on the blocks to stabilize your fabrics. Good luck. I love...
Forum: Main
09-30-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By bj

I like it! You’ve done a nice job keeping lines...

I like it! You’ve done a nice job keeping lines straight and even.
Forum: Main
09-15-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,859
Posted By bj

I have a friend who had an old worn out quilt a...

I have a friend who had an old worn out quilt a friend gave her. No sentimental value to her. She cut it up into usable pieces and made a beautiful jacket out of it.
Forum: Main
09-14-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,042
Posted By bj

I love it when what I see in my head actually...

I love it when what I see in my head actually works and looks good in reality. And I love gifting it to someone who loves it.
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