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Forum: Main
03-15-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,524
Posted By Ann S.

I would stitch in the ditch for sashing with X in...

I would stitch in the ditch for sashing with X in intersecting squares. For each block, I would stitch around each center 4-patch and then stitch rays from corners and centers of 4patch to sashing. ...
Forum: Main
08-17-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Ann S.

Help! Looking for white on white button fabric

Help! I saw a fabric in an old book and need to know name & manufacturer. We've all seen the white on white fabric with vines, stars, etc, This one had buttons with four holes in middle of each....
Forum: Main
07-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,724
Posted By Ann S.

I go to our local newpaper office. They put end...

I go to our local newpaper office. They put end of roll unprinted newspaper rolls on the back loading dock for anyone to take for free. Have used for piecing, tablecloth covers and oversize...
Forum: Pictures
05-04-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,997
Posted By Ann S.

what would be a good size for a cubicle quilt?

what would be a good size for a cubicle quilt?
03-04-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Ann S.

fray check and a cute patch, broach, or flower...

fray check and a cute patch, broach, or flower would probably work. May I suggest using a needle and thread to catch each loose loop and pulling the hole together before the fray check so there will...
Forum: Main
12-10-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,094
Posted By Ann S.

A friend of mine was asked to do the same thing. ...

A friend of mine was asked to do the same thing. She made a throw using "bowtie" blocks with a light background. It came out really nice and not too difficult.
Forum: Recipes
11-05-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,544
Posted By Ann S.

I make apple butter in the crock pot starting...

I make apple butter in the crock pot starting with the cheapest applesauce I can find. I add sugar and spices. The trick is to leave the crock pot half covered all day and stir occassionally to...
Forum: Pictures
10-14-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,811
Posted By Ann S.

Anybody know the pattern for the applique quilt...

Anybody know the pattern for the applique quilt with basket border? Or, is it an original? Love the scalloped insets.
Forum: Main
01-09-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,976
Posted By Ann S.

I have made several of her quilts-Irish Chain,...

I have made several of her quilts-Irish Chain, Log Cabin (my favorite), a tulip pattern, Out of the Darkness, and have just purchased her frilly log cabin pattern. Can't wait to start it. Her...
Forum: Main
12-29-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,625
Posted By Ann S.

I find the next project that I want to do and...

I find the next project that I want to do and post a picture of it on my bulletin board. This is the incentive. I then get all the unfinished items out and make a list of what needs to be done. ...
08-28-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Ann S.

If you do visit the quilt shop in Orange Park,...

If you do visit the quilt shop in Orange Park, you also might want to visit the Joann Supercenter in Argyle Forest. It is in the vicinity of the Orange Park Mall on Blanding Boulevard.
08-09-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,738
Posted By Ann S.

Thanks, Kathie. That 4 at a time should be very...

Thanks, Kathie. That 4 at a time should be very helpful when making stars. Great tutorial!
07-01-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,571
Posted By Ann S.

There a some on etsy.com made into fancy throw...

There a some on etsy.com made into fancy throw pillows. They get good prices for them and the fur is only on the top.
07-01-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ann S.

My husband and I both have a Kindle Touch which...

My husband and I both have a Kindle Touch which works great since we read many of the same books and share the account. I also have some patterns on it. I recently purchased an ASUS TF300 Tablet...
06-28-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,309
Posted By Ann S.

KathyKat, you've raised my curiosity. On your...

KathyKat, you've raised my curiosity. On your sewing machine, what is the purpose of the safety pin taped to your machine. I can see it is a "thread guide" but do you only use it with larger spools...
Forum: Main
06-27-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By Ann S.

Update Response from Connecting Threads for Thread Problem

Here is the response that I got from Connecting Threads regarding if they had changed their essential thread:

"No, we have not changed anything, it is always possible there was a bad batch that...
Forum: Main
06-25-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,069
Posted By Ann S.

Thanks everyone for your input and comments. I...

Thanks everyone for your input and comments. I have emailed Connecting Threads and am waiting for their response. I am going to take Bellaboo's advice and look at the thread under a microscope to...
Forum: Main
06-23-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,069
Posted By Ann S.

Just jotted off a note to Connecting Threads. ...

Just jotted off a note to Connecting Threads. Will wait to see how they respond.
Forum: Main
06-23-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,069
Posted By Ann S.

Change in Connecting Threads Thread

Has anyone noticed a change in Connecting Threads Thread? The last couple of spools received had knots, spurs and created much more lint in my machines both while piecing and machine quilting. This...
Forum: Recipes
04-26-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,253
Posted By Ann S.

Here's how I make baked mac & cheese. I get the...

Here's how I make baked mac & cheese. I get the cheapest mac & cheese mix I can find. Then, boil the macaroni in salted water. Drain. Butter a casserole dish. In dish, mix with a fork, powdered...
Forum: Main
04-07-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,327
Posted By Ann S.

Smile Thanks, Woody. I searched and searched and...

Thanks, Woody. I searched and searched and didn't come close. "Snakestrail" sure looks like it. I can see why she renamed it.....snakes give me the creeps.
Forum: Main
04-06-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,327
Posted By Ann S.

Help identify this pattern?

Help. A friend's grandmother made this quilt and called it "Road to Jericho." I can't find a pattern that looks like this one. The roadway is made by turning the squares and it looks like each road...
Forum: Main
02-08-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,917
Posted By Ann S.

I use a wire needle threader like the kind you...

I use a wire needle threader like the kind you thread hand needles. Just slip the looped wire 1/2" from the hole that the thread is coming through, then from the inside slip the looped wire to the...
Forum: Main
01-21-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,700
Posted By Ann S.

How about making some sawtooth paper pieced...

How about making some sawtooth paper pieced strips for a future border.
12-25-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,052
Posted By Ann S.

I took two placemats. Cut the top one to be...

I took two placemats. Cut the top one to be shorter and sewed it onto the bottom one to make pockets. Didn't have to bind it because the edges were already finished (just top stitched around the...
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