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Forum: Main
03-31-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,686
Posted By BettyGee

So happy to see your name and so sorry I've not...

So happy to see your name and so sorry I've not kept in touch. Health issues have been most of our life lately. As for making 1" square quilts - I would like to preserve as much of the sanity I...
Forum: Main
03-11-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,838
Posted By BettyGee

My choice would be for a gray, pale to enhance...

My choice would be for a gray, pale to enhance the main panels by drawing the eye to that area. Just a thought.
Forum: Pictures
04-30-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,146
Posted By BettyGee

That is one of the most beautiful mini quilts...

That is one of the most beautiful mini quilts I've ever seen. Your quilting is amazing. Blue Ribbons all around!
Forum: Main
04-30-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,243
Posted By BettyGee

I'm not usually interested in Mosaic quilts, but...

I'm not usually interested in Mosaic quilts, but The Lion by Violet Craft is a must make. I've been looking at it for a long time and finally bought it. The pattern is sitting on my cutting table...
Forum: Main
04-30-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,971
Posted By BettyGee

That chevron log cabin pattern is beautiful. ...

That chevron log cabin pattern is beautiful. Hell's Labyrinth is fantastic. Now if I can live to be 150 years old and still quilt I can make all of these gorgeous patterns There is a pattern book...
Forum: Main
04-30-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,588
Posted By BettyGee

I don't know where Hays, KS is in relationship to...

I don't know where Hays, KS is in relationship to Wichita; but the Quilt Cottage is a place where I could spend an entire day in absolute quilter's heaven. It is at 2520 Vine St. in the Centennial...
Forum: Main
04-30-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By BettyGee

Looks like you got your answer, thanks to the...

Looks like you got your answer, thanks to the great quilters on this board. If I were doing it I like what Tartan suggested as it would set the beautiful work off just right.
Forum: Main
04-30-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,972
Posted By BettyGee

I press to the dark also, but I can almost...

I press to the dark also, but I can almost guarantee that I'll have a twisted seam in every project. That's my "creative" touch to my projects and I may regret this, but I've never had a problem...
Forum: Main
04-30-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,222
Posted By BettyGee

Like Nan, I use whatever batting I have that is...

Like Nan, I use whatever batting I have that is the size I need. Don't like to cut into a queen size piece of batting to make four or six place mats.
Forum: Main
04-30-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,996
Posted By BettyGee

The perfect question at the right time for me as...

The perfect question at the right time for me as I'm just finishing up a table topper. I used Hobbs all cotton batting which is really thin and with quilting it is laying nice and flat. I agree...
04-18-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By BettyGee

I'd skip the bidet, but definitely go for the...

I'd skip the bidet, but definitely go for the higher toilet as it is better for your body.
Forum: Pictures
04-18-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,184
Posted By BettyGee

Fantastic, as usual. Good choice for the binding...

Fantastic, as usual. Good choice for the binding and the red backing nails it. Would you share your secret on how to be doing Christmas projects this far in advance? I start in July and still end...
Forum: Main
04-18-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,056
Posted By BettyGee

The dryer trick with a damp towel has seen me...

The dryer trick with a damp towel has seen me through every time. All the best as you finish your project.
Forum: Main
04-18-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,354
Posted By BettyGee

A warm quilty welcome from Colorado. Sounds like...

A warm quilty welcome from Colorado. Sounds like you've gotten your first glimpse of what an amazing group of folks there are on this board.
Forum: Main
04-18-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,619
Posted By BettyGee

Trolleystation, you got it right! This board has...

Trolleystation, you got it right! This board has the most wonderful quilters and some of the nicest people I've ever known.
Forum: Main
04-18-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By BettyGee

I don't care much for doing a green binding,...

I don't care much for doing a green binding, think sticking with red is the ticket. Moda's Marbles is a good suggestion, but the fabric you posted looks good on my monitor too. I love creating the...
Forum: Main
04-18-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,961
Posted By BettyGee

I'm a long time quilter and I learn new things at...

I'm a long time quilter and I learn new things at least once or twice a month. Some are things that should have been obvious but I tend to stick with what works. Your tip about the labels is much...
Forum: Main
04-18-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,302
Posted By BettyGee

I would suggest you go to the Riley Blake website...

I would suggest you go to the Riley Blake website and look at the free patterns. Just spent an hour looking and downloading and printing. The range is fantastic and I'll bet you'll find something...
Forum: Pictures
12-29-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,703
Posted By BettyGee

What an amazing quilt! You have created a true...

What an amazing quilt! You have created a true work of art and the quilting just makes it all come together. Beautiful work, you should be super proud and I'll bet your Mom is delighted.
Forum: Main
12-29-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,488
Posted By BettyGee

I buy mine from Bunny Hill, yeah it is pricey;...

I buy mine from Bunny Hill, yeah it is pricey; but if I'm going to put in the hours to do it right then I want the best I can afford. The suggestion to use other fabrics for applique is so true. ...
Forum: Main
12-29-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,278
Posted By BettyGee

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? ...

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Thank you for a terrific suggestion. I learn something new each year and I've been quilting for close to thirty years. Now if they would just stop...
Forum: Main
12-29-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,113
Posted By BettyGee

Sure looks like "Blitzen" which is a free pattern...

Sure looks like "Blitzen" which is a free pattern on Moda's site. You can do just about anything with EQ7.
Forum: Main
12-18-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,186
Posted By BettyGee

I use the satin stitch if it is an item that is...

I use the satin stitch if it is an item that is going to see a lot of use, but blanket or zig zag for wall hangings. Have fun, applique is such a fun technique.
Forum: Main
12-18-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,876
Posted By BettyGee

I get a headache just looking at that, but oh my...

I get a headache just looking at that, but oh my gosh it is beautiful. Good luck as you finish it and please do post a picture of the finished work of art.
Forum: Main
12-08-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,873
Posted By BettyGee

I have the pattern and plan to use Pellon, but I...

I have the pattern and plan to use Pellon, but I also thought about using plastic canvas. I used the plastic canvas on some baskets and it worked out quite nicely, okay it was tricky but it worked. ...
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