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05-16-2011, 08:02 AM
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Posted By stevendebbie25

Local Quilt Shows, several are creating...

Local Quilt Shows, several are creating interesting backs, not as detail pieced, but not simply one piece or all the same fabric. Create a border within borders, or interesting corners using colors...
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05-15-2011, 07:34 PM
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Posted By stevendebbie25

I travel alot around our state. And I noticed in...

I travel alot around our state. And I noticed in Williston & Dickinson, both smaller towns, they had beautiful nice fabric. In Minot it was not as pretty a selection. And where I live in Bismarck...
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05-15-2011, 06:12 AM
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Views: 13,661
Posted By stevendebbie25

I agree on this, as I've also bought from quilt...

I agree on this, as I've also bought from quilt shop fabric, and it was thin & frayed. I guess I saw the price tag, location, and assumed it be ok. I should heave stuck with my "feel" test and not...
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05-14-2011, 12:57 PM
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Views: 13,661
Posted By stevendebbie25

Our local quilt shop closed a yr ago, never added...

Our local quilt shop closed a yr ago, never added new fabric, we'd already bought all (little) she offered.

One Walmart closed fabric, the other still offers on bolts & heard we're getting cuts...
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03-07-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,428
Posted By stevendebbie25

Be Prepared, the good Boy Scout Motto, has lots...

Be Prepared, the good Boy Scout Motto, has lots of truth.
It's not hording if it's organized.
There are many professional food storage companies out there, with freeze dried or dehydrated, which...
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03-06-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,428
Posted By stevendebbie25

Can I ask what those $5 & $8 prices are retail...

Can I ask what those $5 & $8 prices are retail then?
I agree, our economy can't support this big a jump if it was true to the $27, I believe it would put a lot of independent quilt shops out of...
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03-06-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,428
Posted By stevendebbie25

I was talking with a friend, who just informed me...

I was talking with a friend, who just informed me that fabric prices that are currently $9-$12/yd, could be rising to as much as $27/yd! Has anyone heard prices will be jumping? Heard an idea how...
02-23-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

I met a retired welder who makes extremely...

I met a retired welder who makes extremely beautiful designer quilts and wins in shows. He quilts, she don't.
Manly, talented, artistic, very sweet man. We also have a whole quilt guild that's all...
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02-12-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By stevendebbie25

How would I approach a pink ribbon idea? Odd...

How would I approach a pink ribbon idea? Odd shape, especially with the open center. I will donate this quilt also if I figure it out, it will use up my pink cancer flannel fabrics.
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02-11-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By stevendebbie25

Yes, do you think it would work for all shapes,...

Yes, do you think it would work for all shapes, including a PP pattern?
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02-11-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By stevendebbie25

http://quilting.about.com/od/quiltpatternsprojects...

http://quilting.about.com/od/quiltpatternsprojects/ss/rag_quilt.htm

I believe you can use several types of fabrics, but flannel works best for giving a nice soft fussy fraying of the edges.
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02-11-2011, 02:09 PM
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Views: 867
Posted By stevendebbie25

Fast reply, thanks. I know if the pattern is...

Fast reply, thanks. I know if the pattern is online free I can use it. I know not to copy, share, or sell patterns. I want to know specifically about creating the quilt 'from' these free pattens...
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02-11-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By stevendebbie25

I have an idea, to use the rag quilt technique to...

I have an idea, to use the rag quilt technique to create a quilt for cancer. I have several flannel fabrics which work so nice for rag quilts. Is there any trick to using a pattern for rag quilt? ...
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02-11-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By stevendebbie25

I never gave this thought before, does anyone...

I never gave this thought before, does anyone know FOR SURE, not speculation. If there are patterns free on the internet, can they be made and donated to a cancer fund raiser? If they are cancer...
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02-01-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By stevendebbie25

I believe it's from Northcott, Ro Gregg designer,...

I believe it's from Northcott, Ro Gregg designer, Quilt for a Cure. I know I've seen this before, several of the past year's designs available in complete kits, all with a cancer ribbon theme. I've...
02-01-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

Chatting here in newbie's, simply post a specific...

Chatting here in newbie's, simply post a specific question, and any number who have experience will jump in and answer to help you, hoping to help many at the same time.

If you want to PM someone...
01-31-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

I found these answers in another place, but to...

I found these answers in another place, but to keep it accurate, I'll just copy/paste. Each are very good.
Clover now makes a White Marking Pen that erases with water or ironing. It won't rub off....
01-30-2011, 07:18 PM
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Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

I do, I have a goal/desire to learn every...

I do, I have a goal/desire to learn every technique in quilting, so each new one, I'm a newbie, and I love to learn. I've taken classes for years. I love bargello, and this fall I took something...
01-30-2011, 02:31 PM
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Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

Another learning point, if you have a little girl...

Another learning point, if you have a little girl in your life, take 4 of those blocks, add border, and make doll quilts. Great way to try a new block technique/pattern, and practice making a quilt....
01-30-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

Quilters, especially new ones, if you like...

Quilters, especially new ones, if you like reading, there is a wonderful series "Elm Creek Quilts" 13 books, by Jennifer Chiaverini, starts with Apprentice Quilter. Then there is also a cookbook & 4...
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01-26-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,981
Posted By stevendebbie25

Outstanding! I got 18 pieces to try, and I had...

Outstanding! I got 18 pieces to try, and I had to buy that 3D Swan, LOVE 3D FSL designs.
Have you looked at OeSD embroidery? http://www.embroideryonline.com/products/Christmas2010/
They have...
01-25-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

how to line up quilting perfectly ...

how to line up quilting perfectly
http://www.ehow.com/how_5825240_line-up-quilt-squares-perfectly.html

I love youtube tutorials, here are a few on lineing up seams...
01-23-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

Wanted to share this, new & experienced quilters...

Wanted to share this, new & experienced quilters both.
http://how-to-quilt.com/binding.php
The link is for adding binding that's not lumpy, even and nice.

This link is about quilting with silk,...
01-17-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

Not sure what your asking, but yes, you always...

Not sure what your asking, but yes, you always sandwich the full tip with batting & backing. Prairie Points would be one example where the fabric is simply folded and no batting or backing, it's a...
01-17-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 155,312
Posted By stevendebbie25

I would be grateful if I could ask you questions...

I would be grateful if I could ask you questions once in awhile. Newbie Nan. Please say yes.[/quote]

Of course, anyone, newbie or mostly experienced, ask questions here and we all will try to...
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