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Forum: Main
06-10-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By MoanaWahine

Here is another one that I found via a Quilting...

Here is another one that I found via a Quilting Board users.

http://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/patchworkz.jsp
Forum: Main
05-31-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,837
Posted By MoanaWahine

I may not be 30 anymore, actually 41 now, but...

I may not be 30 anymore, actually 41 now, but have been quilting for about 10 years now. And, nope, don't think I am old either.
Forum: Pictures
05-25-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 42,060
Posted By MoanaWahine

I am not one that likes the Lone Star pattern,...

I am not one that likes the Lone Star pattern, but all I can say is WOW!!!! The top is one of a very few that I actually like and the quilting, well it is outstanding!!! Great job all of you!!!
Forum: Main
05-25-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,572
Posted By MoanaWahine

The kind of quilts that I have made so far are...

The kind of quilts that I have made so far are meant to be used an loved. With that said, they get washed and dried just like other clothing and blankets in my house of 2 sons, DH and myself...
Forum: Main
05-24-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By MoanaWahine

Congrats!! I am still unpacking a few things,...

Congrats!! I am still unpacking a few things, but have already started quilting a top that I had started before the move. Now I am working on some Teacher Gifts. Got to love getting back into the...
Forum: Main
05-22-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,475
Posted By MoanaWahine

I have also found that the larger the quilt I am...

I have also found that the larger the quilt I am quilting, the more I need that "surround" on my machine. I have even used books and magazines to build up around my machine to get the sewing bed...
Forum: Main
05-20-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,590
Posted By MoanaWahine

When I first started quilting, I sent my tops to...

When I first started quilting, I sent my tops to a LAQ. Then funds got a little tight and I had to learn how to FMQ on my machine. I now FMQ the smaller quilts that I do and send out the Bed Size...
Forum: Main
05-18-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By MoanaWahine

I have been pleasantly surprised how well the...

I have been pleasantly surprised how well the quilting is looking so far on the back with the variegated thread. I can actually see it better on the back then the front when it comes to the lines...
Forum: Main
05-18-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By MoanaWahine

I know that the variegated thread would take away...

I know that the variegated thread would take away from the design of the top. That much I am sure of. My question and maybe it is just fear of not doing this before is that what would the white...
Forum: Main
05-17-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By MoanaWahine

Question Quilting Question about Thread Color and Background Fabric

I am in the process of FMQ a wall hanging. There are only two colors on the top, White (background) and a Teal/Blue/Purple Batik. The backing fabric is a deep Royal Blue. My question is what color...
Forum: Main
05-14-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By MoanaWahine

My plan for today is to get kids to school, stop...

My plan for today is to get kids to school, stop at the BOGO Book Fair at the school and get some books for my Book Worm for the summer and then back home to get some sewing in before picking up my...
Forum: Main
05-13-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By MoanaWahine

Talking Felt Good to get my fingers in fabric again!!

It may not have been a quilt, but I just finished up a Fleece Blanket for my little one. He had picked out the fabric a few months ago but it was packed up for the move. I do not have all my sewing...
Forum: Main
05-13-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,417
Posted By MoanaWahine

This is what I do. Tried pins once but they just...

This is what I do. Tried pins once but they just got in my way and not to mention the pricks that came with it. I find it easier to go without any aid in holding the binding down.
Forum: Main
05-09-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,172
Posted By MoanaWahine

Not sure if you want to do this or not, but I...

Not sure if you want to do this or not, but I have seen them use half flowers to fill in the gaps on the sides. I have not done one of these quilts but have helped my mom work with the colors of...
Forum: Pictures
05-08-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,066
Posted By MoanaWahine

If these are the only fabrics you are using, I...

If these are the only fabrics you are using, I would go with the second set. The first set, the black blends together to much and you loose the design of the block. I think the large print fabric...
Forum: Main
04-27-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,695
Posted By MoanaWahine

Question T-Shirt Quilt Question - Stabilizer or Not?

I know why stabilizer is used in a T-Shirt quilt, but am wondering if anybody has made one of these quilts without stabilizer? Not saying I would not use stabilizer, but the question has come to...
Forum: Main
04-25-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,529
Posted By MoanaWahine

Got to remember this one. Will have to try it...

Got to remember this one. Will have to try it out and see how it works. Thanks
Forum: Main
04-24-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By MoanaWahine

Get to start unpacking my sewing things today!!!!...

Get to start unpacking my sewing things today!!!! That is along with some laundry and a sick child at home :( But DH and I moved a few things last night so I have lots to do and it will be fun!!!
Forum: Main
04-23-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By MoanaWahine

Smile Got my "baby" back today but still can't use her!!

Picked up my machine from the Quilt Store/Service Person today. She was just in for routine maintenance, but now that I have her back, I would love to try her out. But that there is my next...
Forum: Main
04-21-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By MoanaWahine

I am living in your future as we speak. I had...

I am living in your future as we speak. I had the time the first three months of the year to quilt, but did not have the desire to do so. Then I had to pack up my sewing room since we moved last...
Forum: Main
04-11-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,976
Posted By MoanaWahine

I have had wonderful results with Oxi Clean...

I have had wonderful results with Oxi Clean laundry Stain Remover on blood stains. Just spray a little on the spots and it bubbles up and then rinse out. I have also cleaned old quilt blocks with...
Forum: Main
04-07-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,540
Posted By MoanaWahine

I talked to my Aunt, who cross stitches and...

I talked to my Aunt, who cross stitches and quilts, and said she mainly has done this for wall hangings. With that said, all she did was zig zag the edges of the Aida cloth to keep it from fraying...
Forum: Main
04-06-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoanaWahine

You are correct, I will never give up on my...

You are correct, I will never give up on my dreams!! Just wish they could come true sooner than later :).


Monroe, as for a place in the area that rents time on a machine, I do not know of one,...
Forum: Main
04-05-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoanaWahine

Made the mistake of.....

Took my Bernina into the shop for a service. Thought no better time then during a move since I can not use it anyway. While I was there, I tried the store's Mid-Arm Bernina that is setup for trial...
Forum: Main
04-04-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,573
Posted By MoanaWahine

OK, have had my walking foot for a while now, but...

OK, have had my walking foot for a while now, but wanted to know what you meant by the the stitch in the ditch plate? Could you elaborate a little on this one. I can not go and look at mine right...
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