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02-15-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Thank you for your quick reply. so easy to...

Thank you for your quick reply.

so easy to do!
02-15-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226

How to Save Post

I would like to save another member’s post.

Is this possible and, if so, how do I do it.

Thank you.
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464

I haven’t used Minky but I now prefer fleece to...

I haven’t used Minky but I now prefer fleece to the more traditional wadding and backing.

Because it is so wide and my charity quilts are small I can use the fleece to make wide ‘self-binding’.
...
Forum: Main
02-13-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509

Why not add a contrasting border? 5.5 inches...

Why not add a contrasting border?

5.5 inches added to each side will increase the width and length by 10 inches. If you have yardage of a fabric you will be able to get each border strip from the...
Forum: Recipes
02-09-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,431

Try adding a piece of diced chorizo sausage for...

Try adding a piece of diced chorizo sausage for even more flavour.
02-09-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036

One of my favourites is ‘Warm Wishes’ - If you...

One of my favourites is ‘Warm Wishes’ - If you google ‘Warm Wishes quilt pattern’ you’ll get lots of suggestions.

An easy quilt can be made from a charm pack or two of cute coordinated fabrics....
Forum: Main
02-09-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138

Thank you for sharing.

Thank you for sharing.
02-03-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019

Sorry - My Mistake

Yesterday I posted a message that included a photo of a quilt. I asked how to make the block used.

I received a number of helpful replies. Apparently the block uses a ‘partial seam’ - a technique...
Forum: Main
02-02-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230

Sitting to Sew

The subject of chairs for sewing has been discussed a number of times on this forum.

There is nowhere near to me where I can try out a new chair and I’m loathed to buy one online then have the...
Forum: Main
02-01-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,747

Last year we had wardrobes fitted in my sewing...

Last year we had wardrobes fitted in my sewing room (spare bedroom) and I use a single one with shelves for my sewing resources.

Because I don’t have a lot of space I try to just buy what I need...
Forum: Pictures
01-26-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,463

Love it! I’ve always wanted to make a...

Love it!

I’ve always wanted to make a quilted waistcoat - I’ve even got the pattern - but that’s as far as I’ve got.

Now all you have to do is make sure you wear it!
Forum: Main
01-25-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736

Here is a link to a post with a photo of a...

Here is a link to a post with a photo of a scrappy house quilt I made.

Most of the blocks are 6inches (finished size) I used up lots of jelly roll, binding and scraps cut to 2.5 inches.

Hope...
Forum: Main
01-24-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,213

Think positive! This whole experience has...

Think positive!

This whole experience has been a huge learning curve for you but you are so much wiser now.

Try doing a few small projects. Cushions are great fun and if you don’t want them for...
Forum: Main
01-21-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311

That is very true - where would we be without QB!

That is very true - where would we be without QB!
Forum: Main
01-21-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311

That’s great - thanks! I’ve taken a quick...

That’s great - thanks!

I’ve taken a quick look at ‘Me and My Sister’ fabric ideas and they’re gorgeous.
Forum: Main
01-21-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311

Thanks for your suggestion.

Thanks for your suggestion.
Forum: Main
01-21-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311

Thank you - will take a look on the website.

Thank you - will take a look on the website.
Forum: Main
01-21-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311

Fabric Identification

I have been gifted 40 pre-cut 10” squares and would like to see, if possible, some ideas on how to use them.

The bright colours will be great for the little charity quilts I make but I’m a bit...
01-21-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,912

Hello and welcome from me in the UK! My son...

Hello and welcome from me in the UK!

My son and his family live in British Columbia - in which part of Canada do you live?

This is a super forum - I have learned so much from the members here.
01-17-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Icon Query

Can someone please tell me what the little white icon that I can see next to ‘Community’, ‘Search’, ‘Quick Links’ and in various other places is supposed to represent?

It looks like a pair of...
01-17-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660

Could you possibly contact a genealogy group?...

Could you possibly contact a genealogy group? They should be able to help you.
Perhaps someone within the group could contact a Hoves family mentioned in the book.

It would be a shame if the book...
Forum: Main
01-17-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709

As it’s a good quality fabric you should be ok. ...

As it’s a good quality fabric you should be ok.

I find it helpful to give the fabric a little press with the iron, if that’s possible. This will flatten the fabric and make it easier to stitch...
Forum: Main
01-17-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,068

Really unusual for me but I’ve got 3 little...

Really unusual for me but I’ve got 3 little charity quilts on the go at the moment - don’t know quite how that happened!

They are all made from panels. One is an eBay bundle of panel and...
Forum: Main
01-13-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650

Hi Tartan - No, it didn’t take long as I hadn’t...

Hi Tartan - No, it didn’t take long as I hadn’t done that much thank goodness!

Fancy stitching the pattern to the quilt - bet you laughed when you found it.
Forum: Main
01-13-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650

This is a First!

I had started making the top for a child’s quilt from a panel when I realised I had enough border fabric left over to make a second quilt from another panel that I had been given.

I usually only...
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