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Forum: Main
10-28-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,875
Posted By Schill93

A vote for no sashing on this one. Second choice...

A vote for no sashing on this one. Second choice is white sashing.
Forum: Main
10-25-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,271
Posted By Schill93

A suggestion to keep your costs down. Go to a...

A suggestion to keep your costs down. Go to a thrift store and purchase some used cotton sheets, and cut them up. I usually just ripped them about about `15" or so by the length of the sheet. Then...
Forum: Main
10-21-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By Schill93

Be aware though, flannel shrinks quite a bit.

Be aware though, flannel shrinks quite a bit.
Forum: Main
09-25-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,637
Posted By Schill93

Talking Maybe it's just me, but if my introductory to...

Maybe it's just me, but if my introductory to quilting was hand stitching, I doubt if I ever would have learned to quilt. I also think that a single stitch machine is all that is really needed for...
Forum: Pictures
09-23-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,592
Posted By Schill93

Some of the nicest scrap quilts I have seen. ...

Some of the nicest scrap quilts I have seen. Looks like eye candy to me.
Forum: Pictures
09-23-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,974
Posted By Schill93

Yes, you did very good. I wish my first quilt...

Yes, you did very good. I wish my first quilt top looked like yours. My seams were all over the place. Tried to say it was the design.https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/boy.gif, but I...
Forum: Main
09-19-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By Schill93

Marshall's Dry Goods Flannel

Has anyone used Marshall's Dry Goods flannel in their quilts? How did you use it (rag quilt, backing, other) Can you tell me how it held up over time? Did it pill, etc. Appreciate any input.
Forum: Main
09-17-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Schill93

Yes, that is what I was referring to. I would...

Yes, that is what I was referring to. I would use a flannel on either the back or sandwiched between instead of batting,
but on the front I would have a mix of both flannels and regular quilting...
Forum: Main
09-16-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Schill93

I don't think I worded my question right. I am...

I don't think I worded my question right. I am referring to the look of the ruffling on the front of the quilt, if some squares are made with a quilt cotton print and some are made using a flannel...
Forum: Main
09-16-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Schill93

Adding regular quilt cotton to a flannel rag quilt.

I want to make a nice warm snuggly flannel quilt for my sister who lives in Colorado. I have bought a few small florals in flannel, and some small checks, but availability of cute prints in flannel...
Forum: Main
09-06-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By Schill93

That is so sweet of you Lady Diana. .It warmed...

That is so sweet of you Lady Diana. .It warmed my heart. Thank you. I am not immobile, and can still walk a little and function with certain limitations. I live in Nevada, so that's more than an...
Forum: Main
09-06-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By Schill93

Yes, as a matter of fact I do, but it is occupied...

Yes, as a matter of fact I do, but it is occupied with my computer and my large scanner. You see this now serves as an office, a sewing room, and a bedroom (and as I eat most of my meals here, I...
Forum: Main
09-05-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By Schill93

A lot of people have found success with this...

A lot of people have found success with this Janome walking foot for the Juki. Read all the comments from the Juki owners to get a flavor of it. ...
Forum: Main
09-05-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By Schill93

New machine

I am a 80 yr. Old beginner quilter (about 2 years in) and health issues confine me to bed a good part of the day. I have taken to piecing by placing a board on my lap, with sewing machine on top. I...
Forum: Main
08-26-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,790
Posted By Schill93

Go to YouTube and type in "rag quilts" in the...

Go to YouTube and type in "rag quilts" in the search bar and you will see many tutorials on making rag quilts. You don't have to make a rag quilt though just because you are using flannel. It is...
Forum: Main
08-22-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Schill93

Thank you quilters. I appreciate the input. That...

Thank you quilters. I appreciate the input. That gives me some options to chose from.
Forum: Main
08-21-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Schill93

Who has the "whitest white" solid background fabric?

There is a quilt I would like to make, but would like to use the whitest white background fabric with it. For you more knowledgeable quilters, can you give me some suggestions of what you may have...
Forum: Main
08-12-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,569
Posted By Schill93

Accuquilt. As long as you perfect that perfect...

Accuquilt. As long as you perfect that perfect scant 1/4" seam.
Forum: Main
08-07-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,717
Posted By Schill93

I usually sew small strips together in the fabric...

I usually sew small strips together in the fabric needed for squares, then cut them the other direction in the size I need.
Accuracy is necessary, but easier to handle.
Forum: Main
08-04-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By Schill93

Interesting thoughts from all of you. Doggramma...

Interesting thoughts from all of you. Doggramma I got a little chuckle when I read your comment. This is exactly what I did when making this quilt top. When my exact scant 1/4" seam wasn't so...
Forum: Main
08-01-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By Schill93

Is the 1/4" seam a must for you?

I finished a quilt top today, and spent hours snipping away at the threads from fabric fraying. I buy quilt store brand fabric, but it all frays like mad. When looking at all of my seams, I tend to...
Forum: Pictures
07-24-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,670
Posted By Schill93

Now, that's a lovely quilt. The colors are...

Now, that's a lovely quilt. The colors are beautiful.
Forum: Main
07-23-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,270
Posted By Schill93

Do you stay at an RV park with hook ups? I ask...

Do you stay at an RV park with hook ups? I ask because I like to boondock and as you know there is no electricity. I purchased a Jackery solar generator, and have been able to sew for a few hours a...
Forum: Main
07-18-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By Schill93

MDF Classics fabric

Sorry made a typo above. Supposed to be MDG Classics.
I'm a big fan of Marshal's Dry Goods Dream Cotton fabric, but have not been too enthralled with their MDG Classics fabrics for both looks,...
Forum: Main
07-13-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,757
Posted By Schill93

I really love this quilt SewBizgirl. I am not...

I really love this quilt SewBizgirl. I am not sure how to make those border pieces though. Is there a pattern available for this?
I Goggled it, but did not see one. Makes a great feature fabric...
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