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Forum: Pictures
12-24-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,014
Posted By leakus

Funky Chicken Quilt from swap from many years ago

I hope there are still members from the International Funky Chicken Swap, I don't remember what year it was but I kept the blocks and finally we had an UFO challenge at the guild and I decided to put...
Forum: Main
08-25-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,718
Posted By leakus

Hi Wendy, I have all the fabrics ready, mindset...

Hi Wendy, I have all the fabrics ready, mindset read as well but I am on a frozen stage and cannot start, don't know why! I guess I have a lot of UFOs and don't want to just start and have it sitting...
Forum: Main
06-08-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,768
Posted By leakus

I would applique it first and then stitch in the...

I would applique it first and then stitch in the ditch. I have applique over many pieces of a log cabin old quilt to repair it and worked for me. It is my opinion anyways. Or you can try on a little...
Forum: Main
06-08-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,977
Posted By leakus

sounds interesting, I feel intimidated by curves....

sounds interesting, I feel intimidated by curves. Might try.Thanks for the challenge.
Forum: Main
06-08-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By leakus

The technique is raw edge applique and holds...

The technique is raw edge applique and holds perfectly fine if the stitches are securing the fabric. Per what I see your stitches look good, the stitches go into the fabric enough to hold it. I do a...
12-21-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 51,763
Posted By leakus

I started this one here a couple of years ago but...

I started this one here a couple of years ago but never finished. I was going to start working on it again! I am joining! I wonn't be able to do one per week but I have some done so I might be able...
12-24-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,761
Posted By leakus

Worst, I lost my sister. Best, I have a great...

Worst, I lost my sister. Best, I have a great family and lots of love even though we are all in different countries.
12-01-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 55,792
Posted By leakus

Great tutorial, I bought a 1875 Singer and needs...

Great tutorial, I bought a 1875 Singer and needs the cleaning. I am a little bit intimidated but will definetively use this step by step picture to do it. Thanks for your generosity and the time you...
Forum: Main
11-29-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,526
Posted By leakus

Count me in Saturday! I have sandwiched a queen...

Count me in Saturday! I have sandwiched a queen size quilt. I will try to quilt it tomorrow.
Forum: Main
11-23-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,777
Posted By leakus

What do you use to fill a Pincushion?

Year ago I made one and filled it with rice. Don't like it very much. What do you use?
Forum: Main
11-18-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,905
Posted By leakus

I would cut the backing of the fabric that is...

I would cut the backing of the fabric that is behind the fused applique, you have to be careful not to cut the top appliqueed piece and pull the fabric little by little to continue cutting. I woul...
Forum: Tutorials
11-05-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,041
Posted By leakus

thanks for the tute, nice colors

thanks for the tute, nice colors
Forum: Pictures
11-05-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,894
Posted By leakus

I love machine applique. If I were you I would...

I love machine applique. If I were you I would shorten the stitches in both ways and what I was told is that the stitch has to be 20 % on the background and 80% in the applique. I always try to have...
Forum: Main
10-20-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,181
Posted By leakus

3 is my option. I wouldn't be able to live with...

3 is my option. I wouldn't be able to live with the partial boarders the other seemed to have.
Forum: Main
09-24-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,477
Posted By leakus

I realized that the more layers of batting/fabric...

I realized that the more layers of batting/fabric on the ironing board doesn't help. Better just one layer and a fabric to cover. Irons much better.
My input
andrea
Forum: Main
09-23-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,139
Posted By leakus

Why don't you choose pattern, fabrics and cut out...

Why don't you choose pattern, fabrics and cut out the fabric? As soon as your machine is back you will be able to start sewing!
09-14-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By leakus

I havent find yet the designs to make the perfect...

I havent find yet the designs to make the perfect quilt. I want to put both embroidery and quilt together.
Forum: Main
09-09-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,296
Posted By leakus

Well, I am glad I am not alone...!

Well, I am glad I am not alone...!
Forum: Pictures
09-09-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,164
Posted By leakus

Hola Gladys, Ayer estaba pensando en ti y en...

Hola Gladys,
Ayer estaba pensando en ti y en Affairs of the Heart porque hacia tiempo no veia tus fotos. Me alegro de ver tu trabajo de nuevo. Me acabas de inspirar para seguir el mio. gracias

Hi...
09-06-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 56,580
Posted By leakus

Posting a picture of my quilt to Nurse Bonnie....

Posting a picture of my quilt to Nurse Bonnie. The back is pieced and the Lattice with the vine was an attempt of the border of the quilt but didn't work so I put it on the back. LOL.
I hope I met...
Forum: Tutorials
09-06-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,485
Posted By leakus

Glad to hear from you. Definitively an...

Glad to hear from you. Definitively an inpirational piece. It speaks to me applique and love the challenge so Let me see what I can do. Now to a vacation in the Islands, a colorful one.
Forum: Main
09-04-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,563
Posted By leakus

LOL, What ever blue doesn't match, send it...

LOL,
What ever blue doesn't match, send it over! I will find it a nice place where "it feels right".

Many times I see quilts with different shades of blues, purples and love it but it does happen...
09-04-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 56,580
Posted By leakus

Well, My quilt to NurseBonnie was delivered....

Well, My quilt to NurseBonnie was delivered. Waiting for her to confirm she has it and if she liked it.
andrea
09-03-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,841
Posted By leakus

My very first swap was a Hot Air Balloon...

My very first swap was a Hot Air Balloon organized by Mariposa in 2010, my son till today likes to wrap himself in it to sleep. I am in! I'll be working on a couple of ideas.
Andrea
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