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08-12-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By GingerK

That's a good idea Watson. I have a piece of...

That's a good idea Watson. I have a piece of Christmas fabric that I 'Fractured' and since it ended up similar to yours (long and skinny) I am planning on making placemats out of it too.

Thanks...
08-10-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By GingerK

I have had this technique bookmarked for a long...

I have had this technique bookmarked for a long time. Thanks for bringing it back to the top of the bucket list. Just one question--how big was your final piece?
08-07-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 832
Posted By GingerK

Aashley333 a very good point. Definitely climb...

Aashley333 a very good point. Definitely climb in to the floor models and check the comfort of the seating. In our last one, there was only one seat that I could 'lounge' in without half my head...
08-06-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 832
Posted By GingerK

We had a hot tub at our last home. The biggest...

We had a hot tub at our last home. The biggest change has been our electricity bill. It is down by more than half in the winter months. If you are away, for weeks at a time, you can turn down the...
Forum: Recipes
08-04-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By GingerK

UncaToddly you are definitely wordy and that's...

UncaToddly you are definitely wordy and that's okay because you gave a lot of really good information. My DH went keto 20 months ago for health reasons. His Dr. was not fully on board and monitored...
Forum: Main
08-04-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,167
Posted By GingerK

The average age of our guild members is 70+. ...

The average age of our guild members is 70+. Many of our members have heath issues. But that does not stop them from wishing to help the less fortunate, by donating fabric, tops, blocks etc. How...
08-03-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By GingerK

Frommycarolinahome is a blog that I have followed...

Frommycarolinahome is a blog that I have followed for a few years. If you read the article, she states that she would usually send the top back to the maker to fix. But in this case, it was a...
Forum: Main
07-27-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,515
Posted By GingerK

I am with the members who felt the only downside...

I am with the members who felt the only downside would be that the quilt could not be rotated for more even wear. Bottom line--your quilt your way.
Forum: Main
07-27-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,391
Posted By GingerK

In 2014, my photos from a tour of the Cathedral...

In 2014, my photos from a tour of the Cathedral in Sienna, Italy, were mostly geometric floor tiles. I think they would make a great medallion quilt.
Forum: Main
07-24-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By GingerK

I have made a few denim quilts. I also used...

I have made a few denim quilts. I also used needles labeled 'denim'. I think they were sized 14 or maybe 16. I sewed down the circles about 1/2 inch from the edges and then ragged the edges. This...
Forum: Pictures
07-17-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,739
Posted By GingerK

Absolutely stunning!! The basic pattern is the...

Absolutely stunning!! The basic pattern is the same/very similar to an illusion quilt that was posted not long ago. I love your center medallion and corner block pattern. Gorgeous!
Forum: Main
07-17-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,648
Posted By GingerK

I am anything but a purist! Altho I try not to...

I am anything but a purist! Altho I try not to mix poly cotton and unwashed (unshrunk) cotton. Sometimes that 'absolutely perfect' coordinating fabric is a blend. I have even been known to double...
Forum: Main
07-14-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By GingerK

I am slightly left/right dyslexic and it really...

I am slightly left/right dyslexic and it really showed when I tried to paper piece odd shapes. I had the same problem. My ah ha!! moment came, when I finally printed an extra copy of the pattern...
07-14-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,185
Posted By GingerK

Redgarnet222 could you please post a link for...

Redgarnet222 could you please post a link for your mask pattern--even if it is 20 odd pages. Thanks to all who have posted links. I need to look at a few alternatives to wesewgotthis mask patterns....
Forum: Main
07-14-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By GingerK

I agree with ka9sdn. You could make two large...

I agree with ka9sdn. You could make two large star blocks or maybe 4 small star blocks and 4 9 patches, and put this lovely block in the middle of a runner.
Forum: Main
07-10-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,297
Posted By GingerK

To me it looks like a Dresden with two different...

To me it looks like a Dresden with two different colours for the blades. Not sure if they are the same height either. Where did you come across this picture/pattern. I have a pile of homespuns...
Forum: Main
07-09-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,142
Posted By GingerK

Well put Cattitude. Oven temps are in degrees...

Well put Cattitude. Oven temps are in degrees Fahrenheit even tho my stove will do both. Outside temps are in Celsius simply because that is the one conversion that I cannot do in my head and our...
Forum: Main
07-09-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,142
Posted By GingerK

I am a Canadian who spent 8 years overseas, in...

I am a Canadian who spent 8 years overseas, in countries where only metric was used. I still use inches in my sewing room, because that is how most of the patterns are written and how quilting...
Forum: Main
07-07-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By GingerK

Can you make a quick test block with a paper...

Can you make a quick test block with a paper template?
Forum: Pictures
07-03-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,026
Posted By GingerK

That pattern is on my bucket list. Looking at...

That pattern is on my bucket list. Looking at yours, makes me want to dig it out and start picking fabrics. I love optical illusion quilts and yours is beautiful!!
Forum: Main
06-19-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,266
Posted By GingerK

I don't often have lots of blocks left over. I...

I don't often have lots of blocks left over. I tend to get bored with repetition. Once I know a pattern (or my calculation) is correct, I usually cut for 10 blocks, sew them up, then repeat. ...
Forum: Recipes
06-15-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By GingerK

Instead of steaming veggies, I often do a quick...

Instead of steaming veggies, I often do a quick stir fry. Throw in some garlic, ginger and a bit of soy sauce and I don't even miss the potato or rice.
Forum: Main
06-12-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,930
Posted By GingerK

I have never had a problem with ordering from...

I have never had a problem with ordering from Connecting Threads, altho I have never made one of their kits.

There are a few things that you can check on your own, to help you succeed on your...
Forum: Main
06-10-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By GingerK

I agree with SueZQ I think it is a panel enlarged...

I agree with SueZQ I think it is a panel enlarged with pieced blocks. Really cute and abstract looking.
Forum: Main
06-08-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,832
Posted By GingerK

I either have a very short memory or I must really have liked 'them'!!

During this 'stay home stay safe' time, I have been trying to clean up some stuff in my sewing room. I unearthed a smallish tote that had 'Baby panels' written on the side. Inside were several...
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