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Forum: Main
03-06-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,581
Posted By idoqlts

I made a pincushion about 60 years ago, using...

I made a pincushion about 60 years ago, using parakeet gravel. I assume this is the same as "bird gravel". It's
still going strong today.....
12-01-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By idoqlts

Check out Fabric Place Basement farther west off...

Check out Fabric Place Basement farther west off route 9. It's huge and has a little bit of everything. It's not the
Button Box though......
Forum: Main
10-15-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,262
Posted By idoqlts

Many in our quilt guild just got the Pedal Mat...

Many in our quilt guild just got the Pedal Mat from Connecting Threads. Slightly tacky on each side, and does a great job holding the pedal in place.
Forum: Main
04-18-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,787
Posted By idoqlts

It's at Pennington Quiltworks (NJ). I cut and...

It's at Pennington Quiltworks (NJ). I cut and pasted the SKU into the Quiltshops.com search engine and came up with it.
Forum: Main
02-27-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By idoqlts

I'm about to put the binding on an Irish Chain...

I'm about to put the binding on an Irish Chain made from charm squares. Directions call for cutting the remaining charms in half, sewing end to end, and using them as binding. You could use your...
Forum: Main
02-01-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,172
Posted By idoqlts

Moda calls them Honey Buns (I think). Check the...

Moda calls them Honey Buns (I think). Check the Bake Shop.
Forum: Main
02-01-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,016
Posted By idoqlts

For those who use some form of straight pins: I...

For those who use some form of straight pins: I bought a small pack of tiny plastic earring backs (the ones that go on the wires) and slip them onto the points. The pins don't fall off, and I don't...
Forum: Pictures
01-25-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,150
Posted By idoqlts

It's actually to slit envelopes open, or that's...

It's actually to slit envelopes open, or that's what mine does. Will have to try it on other things.
12-29-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,195
Posted By idoqlts

I have two of the "stacks". Where did you get...

I have two of the "stacks". Where did you get the black plastic inserts? Those rods that run the length of the drawers are a pain in the neck! Thanks for any into.
08-12-2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By idoqlts

How easy is it to remove? The tape I put in my...

How easy is it to remove? The tape I put in my tub is not going to come off without a fight!
Forum: Main
06-01-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,395
Posted By idoqlts

It's a BOM, not a whole quilt. Still very nice. ...

It's a BOM, not a whole quilt. Still very nice. I have a few of the blocks, but not that one.
Forum: Main
04-02-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,240
Posted By idoqlts

I have one block of POTC done. It's something...

I have one block of POTC done. It's something that you carry in your handbag and work on when you can. I'm
using the English pp method. You can make your own elongated hexagons on card stock. ...
Forum: Main
02-09-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By idoqlts

You could use rickrack for the stems, and baby...

You could use rickrack for the stems, and baby rickrack down the center of the leaves if they're big enough.
I would use more than 1 color for the dresden centers. You could do some with buttons,...
Forum: Main
01-27-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,768
Posted By idoqlts

I seem to be among the few who use a scant...

I seem to be among the few who use a scant quarter inch all the time. When I turn my machine on I immediately move the needle to the scant 1/4 position. I find my blocks come out to a perfect 12...
12-27-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,436
Posted By idoqlts

Wow! Just found a fabric I've been trying to...

Wow! Just found a fabric I've been trying to track down for a few months. Thanks for the info.
11-13-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By idoqlts

New England Fabrics in Keene is the only one I...

New England Fabrics in Keene is the only one I can think of in NH. If you're wiling to travel a bit try Fabric Place Basement in Natick Ma, or SewFisticated in Somerviille, Framingham, and other...
Forum: Main
11-11-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,780
Posted By idoqlts

The screw should not be so tight "a man" has to...

The screw should not be so tight "a man" has to undo it! The blade should glide. I love the 28mm, although I learned to quilt with the 45mm-- it was the only one out there.


45mm--it was the only...
04-08-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,618
Posted By idoqlts

I agree with Feline Fanatic. MQX is a great show...

I agree with Feline Fanatic. MQX is a great show as long as you understand that all the quilting is done by machine.
Since Butterfli19 lives so close, she should give it a try sometime. I'll be...
Forum: Main
01-21-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,505
Posted By idoqlts

I have a solid jelly roll from Marcus (the...

I have a solid jelly roll from Marcus (the Centennial collection). The selvage looks a lot like yours. Check
the Marcus website and see if you can find the exact color. Good luck.
P.S. Keepsake...
12-11-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,330
Posted By idoqlts

Dala horses seem to be the "next big thing". You...

Dala horses seem to be the "next big thing". You can Google them for more info. One of my favorite online stores (peggyannes.com) has had the Dalas for about a year. Also Dala ribbon.
11-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,065
Posted By idoqlts

What are the orange noses??

What are the orange noses??
Forum: Main
10-16-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,037
Posted By idoqlts

I have a large (1 !/2 ft tall) glass bottle I got...

I have a large (1 !/2 ft tall) glass bottle I got at a yard sale. I throw in all the little bits and pieces, and as they
settle they form colorful layers, sort of like the layers of colored sand...
Forum: Main
10-16-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,019
Posted By idoqlts

Looks like the Pointless Wonder, which has been...

Looks like the Pointless Wonder, which has been around for years.
Forum: Main
08-05-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,427
Posted By idoqlts

The "tower" area of my computer desk is just...

The "tower" area of my computer desk is just right for the 3-drawer plastic units you can buy at Walmart. I had a
movable shelf, so now have six drawers. Would be good for sewing stuff if they fit.
Forum: Main
07-29-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,294
Posted By idoqlts

Had that happen to me a few months ago. A new...

Had that happen to me a few months ago. A new foot pedal is in your future. Sorry!
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