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Forum: Main
12-12-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,512
Posted By JulieR

100% this! :)

100% this! :)
Forum: Main
12-12-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,203
Posted By JulieR

Whoever mentioned Skype, 100x yes! Find a...

Whoever mentioned Skype, 100x yes! Find a Facetime, Skype, or other application that allows you to see each other, and schedule time to video chat. Good luck!
Forum: Main
10-25-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By JulieR

I back baste, and while basting I pin from the...

I back baste, and while basting I pin from the "back" side so my thread never catches on it.

As for the background fabric staying flat, a few things...
1. Try not to hold your piece high up in...
Forum: Main
10-23-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,979
Posted By JulieR

Ask your LQS to order what you need for you. My...

Ask your LQS to order what you need for you. My LQS is always on board to order more of something for me.
Good luck!
Forum: Main
06-09-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,639
Posted By JulieR

I tear my own and my favorite shop does, too;...

I tear my own and my favorite shop does, too; they rip from the selvedge and I usually rip from the fold. Both ways work.

If you don't like your fabric torn just mention it when you take it to the...
Forum: Main
02-17-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,013
Posted By JulieR

I agree with Mary, I didn't realize they were...

I agree with Mary, I didn't realize they were online but I've shopped there several times in person. It's a wonderland in there. LOL
Forum: Main
04-17-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,013
Posted By JulieR

I love mine. I haven't tried to quilt a king size...

I love mine. I haven't tried to quilt a king size on it, full is the biggest so far, but it's been great. The women at the LQS where I have it serviced all have it, too, and it's their go-to for FMQ...
Forum: Main
01-13-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,481
Posted By JulieR

You are not the only one who struggles with this...

You are not the only one who struggles with this Idle Di, I'm glad you asked! I always struggle to answer this question. I love all the responses, so thank you all!
Forum: Main
12-22-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,625
Posted By JulieR

It is such a good feeling when our work is...

It is such a good feeling when our work is noticed, I'm glad you got to hear the appreciation!

The first quilt I made, a full-sized courthouse steps, was for my mother. She and my father had it...
Forum: Main
12-12-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By JulieR

I have not, but I'll be interested to hear if...

I have not, but I'll be interested to hear if others have used them.

As for security I use prepaid Visa gift cards online whenever I can. That way there is no way to connect my bank accounts to...
Forum: Main
12-12-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,185
Posted By JulieR

Woohoo! Excellent find, I love mine, too. Enjoy!...

Woohoo! Excellent find, I love mine, too. Enjoy! :)
Forum: Pictures
12-05-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By JulieR

Ugh, I hate that! Fortunately this is a good one...

Ugh, I hate that! Fortunately this is a good one - nobody is going to notice except you. :)
Just focus on all those perfectly-aligned corners. Beautiful!
Forum: Main
12-01-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,077
Posted By JulieR

I adore my Martelli. The lady at the store told...

I adore my Martelli. The lady at the store told me it would take some time to get used to it, so not to cut scarce or expensive fabric with it the first time LOL She was right, but it didn't take...
Forum: Main
11-30-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By JulieR

If you have crown moulding then you could hang...

If you have crown moulding then you could hang ribbons or string from that and affix the quilts to those.

I have covered foam core board with fabric before, and that was light enough for even a...
Forum: Main
11-22-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,539
Posted By JulieR

I'm a Double Slice Layer Cake lady myself - they...

I'm a Double Slice Layer Cake lady myself - they go together so quickly and it works equally well with big and small prints. Check in with Mom to see what their favorite colors and themes are, and...
Forum: Main
11-22-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,769
Posted By JulieR

My Brother PQ1500S is a dream for FMQ, and super...

My Brother PQ1500S is a dream for FMQ, and super fast and reliable for piecing, too. I was lucky enough to get mine for $300 from a Craigslist seller who decided after one seam it wasn't the right...
Forum: Main
01-19-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,240
Posted By JulieR

This: "cut 200 4 inch squares of color A" is what...

This: "cut 200 4 inch squares of color A" is what I would probably prefer, but either works.
Forum: Main
11-23-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,087
Posted By JulieR

I love back-basting and needle-turning. I love...

I love back-basting and needle-turning. I love how portable it is and how little prep it takes.

I hate freezer paper or starch or any other method that requires an iron. I adore the crisp look...
Forum: Main
10-23-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,893
Posted By JulieR

I never had one until I bought a new machine last...

I never had one until I bought a new machine last year. My 1/4" seams were all fine before so a special foot isn't necessary, but it has added more convenience than I thought it would.
Forum: Main
09-28-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,924
Posted By JulieR

Definitely post the sign. If I don't see it,...

Definitely post the sign. If I don't see it, I'll assume it's up to me to suss out if you have pets or smoke or not. If someone across from you with similar wares and prices has a sign, I'll visit...
Forum: Main
09-28-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,392
Posted By JulieR

I use Foxglove Cottage straw needles with 100wt...

I use Foxglove Cottage straw needles with 100wt silk thread (Superior or YLI).

If I need to use cotton thread I have to change my needle. Learned that the hard way. :P
Forum: Main
09-17-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,419
Posted By JulieR

I'm thinking medium gray, as others have...

I'm thinking medium gray, as others have suggested. I think it would add movement and soften the angularity as you said, but still preserve the pattern itself.
Forum: Main
06-19-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,603
Posted By JulieR

I think my quilting dos/don'ts correspond to my...

I think my quilting dos/don'ts correspond to my dos and don'ts for all areas of my life.

- Try not to get hung up on being perfect! Precision is important, but not if it is stopping you from...
Forum: Main
03-18-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By JulieR

I know it sounds crazy but I don't use bias tape...

I know it sounds crazy but I don't use bias tape or bars, I just back baste and needle turn my stems. Even the super skinny ones turn out well this way.

I love Beautiful Botanicals, I hope you...
Forum: Main
03-18-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,798
Posted By JulieR

This is what I do, too.

This is what I do, too.
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