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Forum: Main
12-12-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By k3n

I agree with the needle suggestion - 9 times out...

I agree with the needle suggestion - 9 times out of ten it's the needle if stitches are being skipped. For tough sewing I use a Schmetz denim needle, 80/12.
Forum: Pictures
11-30-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,803
Posted By k3n

wonderful work - cute cat, I have a big tabby...

wonderful work - cute cat, I have a big tabby like that myself called Barney.
11-30-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,636
Posted By k3n

Hi Janice, if you click on Thread Tools which is...

Hi Janice, if you click on Thread Tools which is top right just under the title of the Thread on this page, you will get a drop down menu. The bottom option on the menu is Subscribe to Thread, click...
Forum: Tutorials
11-21-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 101,211
Posted By k3n

The instructions for joining the blocks are on...

The instructions for joining the blocks are on page 3. You shouldn't have excess bulk - are your blocks butting up? They should be - NOT overlapping.
Show me pics of what you've done if you're not...
Forum: Pictures
11-17-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

I laid the organza over it then put a pin in each...

I laid the organza over it then put a pin in each corner, carried it very carefully to the machine keeping it flat then stitched FMQ styley. Hope that helps. Oh, I also stiched a complete circle then...
Forum: Pictures
11-17-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

Thank you, we go to collect him tomorrow - one...

Thank you, we go to collect him tomorrow - one more sleep! :)
Forum: Pictures
11-16-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

I hope all you ladies who say you're going to...

I hope all you ladies who say you're going to make one will post your results! ;)

I plan to make more of different flowers so perhaps a series. Meanwhile, I am putting a few pieces in my local...
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

Thank you! I will be posting a full step by step...

Thank you! I will be posting a full step by step tute on my blog in the next couple of weeks for the box.

PS if I get round to doing the thistle (I posted a photo above,) perhaps I'll remember to...
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

And thank you everyone - I feel a series coming...

And thank you everyone - I feel a series coming on, thinking of other flowers that would work with this techniqe, came up with thistle so far!
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

I guess you could do something similar for mug...

I guess you could do something similar for mug rugs, perhaps without the beads. I'd be careful of the organza though - the one I used is polyester and quite delicate.
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

Ha bloomin' ha!!! :p

Ha bloomin' ha!!! :p
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

I forbid you to call them UFOs as that implies...

I forbid you to call them UFOs as that implies you won't finish them - call 'em WIPs, that's what I do! ;)
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,614
Posted By k3n

I like to swim against the tide - I prefer the...

I like to swim against the tide - I prefer the 2nd one. The first one is very traditional, nothing wrong with that. But the second one, with your fabulous FMQ added would make a really elegant and...
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,107
Posted By k3n

Cute and elegant at the same time!

Cute and elegant at the same time!
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

Glad to add to your list Hils, I know it ain't...

Glad to add to your list Hils, I know it ain't THAT long! :p
Forum: Pictures
11-15-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,489
Posted By k3n

'Allium' - a confetti art quilt

Hi all - here's a little (12") square art quilt I just finished. I used the confett technique to make the allium then embellished with FMQ and beads. It was really fun to do and I will definitely be...
Forum: Pictures
11-14-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,685
Posted By k3n

What fantastic fabric - and your quilt is...

What fantastic fabric - and your quilt is beautiful.
Forum: Pictures
11-13-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 26,917
Posted By k3n

Not at all - it's the greatest compliment you...

Not at all - it's the greatest compliment you could pay me! I hope you post what you come up with.
Forum: Pictures
11-12-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 26,917
Posted By k3n

Thank you everyone!

Thank you everyone!
Forum: Tutorials
11-12-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 101,211
Posted By k3n

Thank you! I guess by the beautiful heart you...

Thank you! I guess by the beautiful heart you mean the wall hanging and not my actual heart? Sorry, please forgive my warped English sense of humour!
Forum: Pictures
11-11-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 26,917
Posted By k3n

Thank you to you and everyone else for your...

Thank you to you and everyone else for your comments.

I have and continue to enter shows though I haven't entered this piece yet!
11-10-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,722
Posted By k3n

I will - his ears are gorgeous, soft like velvet!

I will - his ears are gorgeous, soft like velvet!
11-10-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,722
Posted By k3n

We're just across the water from Wales and yes,...

We're just across the water from Wales and yes, last winter was very snowy which is unusual for here! And Munsters are quite spaniel like only a lot taller and more leg - I am not sure but I think...
Forum: Main
11-10-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,691
Posted By k3n

I would say it took me about a year to get to the...

I would say it took me about a year to get to the stage where I can FMQ any shape and size I like. I've heard it equated to learning to write. I would recommend practice sandwiches of around FQ size,...
Forum: Tutorials
11-10-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 101,211
Posted By k3n

Thank you! Yes I did - black in the bobbin and...

Thank you! Yes I did - black in the bobbin and cream in the back.
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