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Forum: Pictures
10-31-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,870
Posted By amethyst

This is beautiful! I love the colors! And I have...

This is beautiful! I love the colors! And I have never thought about how all the quilting actually makes the quilt smaller. The only time Iíve noticed this is on the king-sized quilt I just made. I...
Forum: Pictures
10-31-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,952
Posted By amethyst

Thank you! I took the suggestion of several...

Thank you! I took the suggestion of several people here to approach this pattern using paper piecing and Iím so glad I did!
Forum: Pictures
10-31-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,952
Posted By amethyst

Thank you,all, for the compliments. I used...

Thank you,all, for the compliments.

I used my domestic sewing machine (Jazz II).
Forum: Pictures
10-30-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,287
Posted By amethyst

Beautiful quilt!

Beautiful quilt!
Forum: Pictures
10-30-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,952
Posted By amethyst

Storm at Sea

This is my first king-sized quilt.
And my first time doing paper piecing.
And my first time doing FMQ on anything substantial.

I want to thank all of you for your help during the year it took me...
Forum: Pictures
10-30-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By amethyst

My first king-sized quilt

erg. trying again...
Forum: Pictures
10-30-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,395
Posted By amethyst

This is great! I love the design and colors and...

This is great! I love the design and colors and I'm so impressed with the quilting.
Forum: Pictures
10-30-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,009
Posted By amethyst

Such a cute quilt! Iím sure baby will love it.

Such a cute quilt! Iím sure baby will love it.
Forum: Pictures
10-30-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,125
Posted By amethyst

This is fabulous! I love both the design and...

This is fabulous! I love both the design and colors!
Forum: Pictures
07-02-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,765
Posted By amethyst

Wow!!! Gorgeous!

Wow!!! Gorgeous!
Forum: Main
03-15-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By amethyst

I like #2 best - Red on the outside, green on the...

I like #2 best - Red on the outside, green on the inside.
Forum: Main
03-11-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By amethyst

Thanks. I do have it attached correctly. Does...

Thanks. I do have it attached correctly. Does that bar help to adjust the height of the foot? Iíve always been confused about what the point of the bar is. It seems to just rest on the top and not...
Forum: Main
03-11-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By amethyst

Not a lot of drag. This is just a 12 x 12 sample...

Not a lot of drag. This is just a 12 x 12 sample piece. Also, I looked at my walking foot and I donít know how to raise the presser foot so itís not so tight. Any hints?
Forum: Main
03-10-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By amethyst

Ok. Thanks. My feed dogs are up. My sandwich is...

Ok. Thanks. My feed dogs are up. My sandwich is pretty thick so maybe I need to adjust my presser foot. Iíll try that tomorrow. Thanks!
Forum: Main
03-10-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By amethyst

Thread length not long enough

Hi! Iíve had my Baby Lock Jazz II for about a year. Today I started practice quilting on some spare material (trying to figure out what color thread I want to use). I have the machine set to the...
Forum: Main
03-03-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,909
Posted By amethyst

I would never have guessed this! Thanks for the...

I would never have guessed this! Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Main
03-03-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,909
Posted By amethyst

Ok. I saw the Chaco and considered that also. ...

Ok. I saw the Chaco and considered that also.

I wonder what people do when the quilt has both dark and light fabrics (like my current project). Hmm. This should be interesting.
Forum: Main
03-03-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,909
Posted By amethyst

Do you mean that Crayola makes washable markers...

Do you mean that Crayola makes washable markers specifically for quilters/sewers? Or just use regular olí kiddie Crayola washable markers?
Forum: Main
03-03-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,909
Posted By amethyst

Fabric markers recommendations

Iím getting ready to quilt my latest project, and Iím looking for recommendations for something to mark some wavy lines.

Iíve tried pens and pencils (both washable and wipe-away types) but Iím not...
Forum: Pictures
02-22-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,390
Posted By amethyst

This is stunning! I love all the colors. Iím a...

This is stunning! I love all the colors. Iím a huge fan of black to off-set bright colors like this. And all those small triangles of many different colors! And the quilting! Just...wow! Great job!
Forum: Pictures
01-27-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,866
Posted By amethyst

Very nice! Iíve never seen a Michigan quilt...

Very nice! Iíve never seen a Michigan quilt before - very cool idea! Nice fabric choices too!
Forum: Main
12-22-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By amethyst

Ugh. Ok. Do you think it will be easier if I iron...

Ugh. Ok. Do you think it will be easier if I iron the seams open?
Forum: Main
12-22-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By amethyst

ok, thanks for your experience. Iíll have to try...

ok, thanks for your experience. Iíll have to try another practice square. All the videos Iíve watched on paper piecing seem to just show the seam being pressed to the side. I just thought that was...
Forum: Main
12-22-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,892
Posted By amethyst

Thank you so much for this! Iím still...

Thank you so much for this!

Iím still undecided about what I will ultimately do - paper piecing or traditional piecing; smaller size or larger size; something completely different?

I really...
Forum: Main
12-22-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By amethyst

My bad. Iím doing paper piecing

My bad. Iím doing paper piecing
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