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07-15-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,881
Posted By nycquilter

I have also done it this way. By the time you're...

I have also done it this way. By the time you're done, only you will be able to tell it was added onto.
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07-15-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,415
Posted By nycquilter

I would definitely add a focus fabric or a very...

I would definitely add a focus fabric or a very bright contrast. The fabrics all seem to be the same in value which--for me--is boring. Everything (again, my opinion only) looks the same with no...
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07-15-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,253
Posted By nycquilter

this does sometimes happen. I've heard--I don't...

this does sometimes happen. I've heard--I don't use poly batts--that fluff drying (tossing in the dryer with no heat, only air) it after quilting and binding is complete solves the problem. Also the...
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12-17-2016, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By nycquilter

I have treated fabric with jet set and/or bubble...

I have treated fabric with jet set and/or bubble set. After treating, I iron freezer paper to the fabric then using my rotary cutter, I cut to 8-1/2"x11" and run it through my printer. Another option...
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09-10-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,985
Posted By nycquilter

Whatever way works best for you. Sometimes, I...

Whatever way works best for you. Sometimes, I even apply the borders like pieces in a log cabin. Seems to take a tad less fabric which can be a good thing when you are working from your stash. Plus,...
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07-25-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,672
Posted By nycquilter

I seem to be a dissenter--I frequently use...

I seem to be a dissenter--I frequently use flannel as backs and rarely prewash. In more than 20 years, the warranty to replace worn quilts has never been used! I will prewash if it is bargain store...
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07-25-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,520
Posted By nycquilter

I would love to see one of the bright oranges...

I would love to see one of the bright oranges from the blocks as sashing and as a border.
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07-25-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,707
Posted By nycquilter

I like the applique. It adds to the overall...

I like the applique. It adds to the overall effect, IMHO. But I would add a second red border outside the appliqued border, just not quite as wide as the first red border. I think this will frame the...
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07-25-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By nycquilter

When I've made blocks for this, I use all cotton...

When I've made blocks for this, I use all cotton and machine satin stitch around the edges. You might also want to use wonder under (is that still the name?) to "glue" the pieces down, then satin...
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07-25-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By nycquilter

I'm sorry to say but most batiks only last a...

I'm sorry to say but most batiks only last a season or the dye lots may differ. That's my "reason" to buy an extra 3 or 4 yards of fabrics I like.
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06-28-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,749
Posted By nycquilter

I do the same thing with my strips that are at...

I do the same thing with my strips that are at least 2-1/2 inches wide. I also roll up leftover binding the same way; I can use them on scrap quilts.
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05-21-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,339
Posted By nycquilter

I grew up with a mother who had "hands of gold."...

I grew up with a mother who had "hands of gold." She taught me to knit by the time I was 4. I also did crewel embroidery, silk ribbon embroidery, sewed clothing and most anything else that caught my...
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05-07-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,967
Posted By nycquilter

I would make the orange and white into a...

I would make the orange and white into a background for an applique in a child's theme and border with the other fabric. I would add a third color (maybe the same orange) for sashing and maybe an...
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04-28-2016, 04:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,317
Posted By nycquilter

I have used Gelly Roll pens without a problem....

I have used Gelly Roll pens without a problem. They come in many colors. To write on fabric, if it is more than a word, I back the fabric with freezer paper. Also Crayola crayons are permanent after...
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04-26-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,745
Posted By nycquilter

I love to make charity quilts--it gives me a...

I love to make charity quilts--it gives me a chance to deplete my stash, experiment with a color or technique or pattern, then I quilt it as if it were for me. Knowing I won't know the recipient is...
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03-20-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,100
Posted By nycquilter

I made my first quilt after watching her teach a...

I made my first quilt after watching her teach a quilt-in-a-day log cabin on television. It went together easily, quickly and I was hooked!!! I've also done her trip around the world several times as...
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02-07-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By nycquilter

Lotusland and Aie Rossman

Hi all,

I went looking for Aie's site and had no luck. Anyone know what happened? I made my husband her Cancer block and would love to find the Sagittarius block. Thanks for any and all help.
...
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02-06-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By nycquilter

You could also have it framed in a shadowbox to...

You could also have it framed in a shadowbox to hang on the wall. Not sure if shadowbox is right term...but a framer will know if you bring it in. I've had really good results using Michael's...
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02-06-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By nycquilter

Nancy is still teaching online. I took her Celtic...

Nancy is still teaching online. I took her Celtic applique class and her Hawaiian quilt class. I cannot extol her skill and ability to teach as well as design. After Quilt University was closed...
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02-06-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,642
Posted By nycquilter

Another voter for the "I LOVE it like it is"! I...

Another voter for the "I LOVE it like it is"! I like the way the blocks blend with each other and the motion from the variety. But, if you did want some sashing, I might sash with red but maybe have...
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02-06-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By nycquilter

Maybe I'm just lucky?? But I've made many scrap...

Maybe I'm just lucky?? But I've made many scrap and not-scrap quilts for years without prewashing and have not had any problems. I make quilts to use not to save. I machine wash gentle (usually) and...
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01-10-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,674
Posted By nycquilter

I think that the pattern is adorable and you...

I think that the pattern is adorable and you can't go wrong with it. Maybe you are overthinking it?? Looks really good from where I'm sitting.

8^)
Forum: Main
01-01-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,980
Posted By nycquilter

My skin tends to be very dry to the point of...

My skin tends to be very dry to the point of cracking. In general, I refuse to use any product that contains petroleum jelly--it's a crude oil by-product. YUCK. Several years ago, I began to make my...
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12-30-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,897
Posted By nycquilter

If I said you couldn't do it, would that stop...

If I said you couldn't do it, would that stop you? (said with a smile)
Forum: Main
12-30-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,370
Posted By nycquilter

sounds good to me unless your grandson is 6' plus!

sounds good to me unless your grandson is 6' plus!
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