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03-31-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,805
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Goodness! That's right! It was for a geometric...

Goodness! That's right! It was for a geometric double wedding ring quilt!

It took me a little digging, but I finally found what magazine the pattern was from. It was in a Fons and Porter magazine...
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03-30-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,805
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Question Found fabric in stash. Not sure what to do with it. Ideas?

Its been a loooooooong time since I was last on here. Not sure if anyone even remembers me.

In any case, the last couple of years I've been doing costumes for my friends' kids for an anime...
03-01-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,792
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Unfortunately the only ribbon in the color I need...

Unfortunately the only ribbon in the color I need my fiance was able to find on his lunch hour was 7/8".
03-01-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,792
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

The curve gets sharp where the back and front...

The curve gets sharp where the back and front part of the dress meet. Hemming wasn't too bad until I reached the seams and then my hem got all bunched and twisted up. Only made it worse when I tried...
03-01-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,792
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Ribbon for bias tape?

For the moment I'm not quilting or planning quilts. Currently in the process of making costumes for a convention in three weeks.

I'm just having the most difficult time hemming the arm holes and...
Forum: Main
01-11-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,338
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Should you quit? Heck no! Quilting can be...

Should you quit? Heck no! Quilting can be discouraging when you're starting out because you have not accumulated a stash of fabric yet, which is more discouraging when you don't have the funds to...
Forum: Main
10-20-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,638
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

I think it would be perfect for a first quilt....

I think it would be perfect for a first quilt. One thing I recommend is starching your fabric. I think it helps having that crispness when cutting and sewing the pieces.

I see some people have...
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10-20-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,457
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

When I was a newbie I would pick out the pattern...

When I was a newbie I would pick out the pattern before the fabric. I didn't want to build a stash so I only got enough fabric to complete each project. Now it can go either way since I do stash a...
Forum: Main
10-19-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Since you're a beginner, I would stay away from...

Since you're a beginner, I would stay away from the machines that can practically do everything. At least for now. Not that there's anything wrong with those machines, but you should discover whether...
Forum: Main
10-19-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

I don't use a 1/4" foot with my machine, but I...

I don't use a 1/4" foot with my machine, but I know what you mean. I have a ruler that has black markings on it and they can be difficult to see when using black fabric...which I use quite a bit of. ...
Forum: Main
10-12-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Putting a quilting label on the front of the quilt?

I'm making a red and black Mock Cathedral Window quilt for my fiance for Christmas.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gKvdrexKE4

I finally finished cutting out the fabric today. But a few of the...
Forum: Main
09-05-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,536
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Generally speaking, I think anything smaller than...

Generally speaking, I think anything smaller than 1-1.5" wide is too small to really be useful.
Forum: Main
08-28-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 17,652
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Depends on the jellyroll. Bella and Kona both...

Depends on the jellyroll. Bella and Kona both offer jellyrolls where all the strips are from the same fabric (solid fabric in this case). I've seen some where it looks like every single strip is from...
Forum: Main
08-23-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,444
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

I use Pellon lightweight. You want something to...

I use Pellon lightweight. You want something to keep the fabric from stretching, but I think you also don't want something that's going to add on more bulk than necessary since t-shirt cotton is...
Forum: Main
08-23-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,302
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Your favorite quilt shop re-orders the black...

Your favorite quilt shop re-orders the black fabric you want because there's not enough on the bolt to suit your project. Every time you go the shop---with a full wallet I might add---they haven't...
Forum: Main
01-14-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,123
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

*Doing strip sets and then realizing I had the...

*Doing strip sets and then realizing I had the wrong sides together.
*Blocks disappearing and then reappearing...and then disappearing.
*Squaring up anything larger than a half yard. I have such a...
Forum: Main
01-12-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

I've only done one t-shirt quilt (actually a...

I've only done one t-shirt quilt (actually a large wall hanging) so I don't claim to be an expert on this. But I'll tell you what I did for mine.

Here's a picture of the top. ...
Forum: Main
12-08-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,885
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Well, I thought I was getting five quilts done....

Well, I thought I was getting five quilts done. Then I thought it would be just the one for the boyfriend. Then I got frustrated with the Winding Ways quilt and kept putting it off until it was too...
12-08-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Thought I was on the wrong forum!

I haven't been on here in a couple months. So I come back on here to sign on and see this completely new layout. I thought I was on the wrong quilting forum! lol

This happen to anyone else?
Forum: Main
10-21-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 12,697
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Usually they end up in my lap and THEN on the...

Usually they end up in my lap and THEN on the floor. I bought a lint roller so I could pick up the thread clippings before they ended up on the floor.
Forum: Main
10-21-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,460
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

For me, quilting is not a hobby. Its a lifestyle

For me, quilting is not a hobby. Its a lifestyle
Forum: Main
10-21-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,286
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

This is the third story I've read where a quilter...

This is the third story I've read where a quilter said her friend or relative came over and asked to bring someone to view their work and said invited person basically goes on a rant about how the...
Forum: Main
10-21-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,815
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Yes! You'll find lots of fabrics between the...

Yes! You'll find lots of fabrics between the $8-$10 range.

As far as what the better name brands would be...hard to say in my opinion. I remember a discussion on here about how---because of the...
Forum: Main
10-06-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,037
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

I think $5 a ticket is way too high. I personally...

I think $5 a ticket is way too high. I personally wouldn't pay that much unless the quilt was my ultimate dream quilt.

Last year there was a benefit for a friend of ours who was battling throat...
Forum: Main
10-04-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,877
Posted By Flying_V_Goddess

Crazy?: yes. Alone?: no. I myself am...

Crazy?: yes.
Alone?: no.

I myself am trying to finish five quilts before Christmas...which ain't looking so good.
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