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07-28-2022, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By Marcy J.

Bonnie Hunter

Does anyone know what happened to Bonnie Hunter. Her Quiltville site indicates that she has some injuries thay keep her from quilting.
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06-16-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By Marcy J.

3Yard Quilts

I purchased a kit from Fabric Cafe. Measured the length of each piece which was 37". Washed as I do all my quilting fabric and it shrunk to 35" After straitening the edges I have 34 and 1/2" to...
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06-14-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Marcy J.

Closing opening on potholders

I have been sewing potholders for several years. Yesterday I put two together but am having a lot of trouble closing the opening that is left for turning inside out. Should I trim batting or cut...
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04-27-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By Marcy J.

First, the front and back were cut at 8 1/2" but...

First, the front and back were cut at 8 1/2" but after quilting, they measured 8 1/4". (Not a big problem) When sewing the zipper to the pieces with soft and stable it would not lay flat - too much...
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04-25-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By Marcy J.

I had trouble sewing in the zipper, the top...

I had trouble sewing in the zipper, the top stitching after the lining was attached, and turning the bag inside out.
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04-25-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By Marcy J.

Soft and Stable

Has anyone had experience with Soft and Stable. I made a zipper pouch yesterday and it was not easy to work with. What hints have you to provide when working with this product? I did use a 90...
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04-14-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By Marcy J.

More Quilting After Quilt is washed

I washed a baby quilt I completed and my question is whether I can add more quilting in some spots. The pattern is Mary Johnson Strip quilt (which I have made several times before and had no problems...
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03-05-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,872
Posted By Marcy J.

My Creative Room

My Creative Room
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11-25-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Marcy J.

Snowball and square in a square blocks

I have trouble with piecing these blocks. The corners never come out right. I usually have to unsew and do again. Does anyone have any help they can share?
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08-28-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By Marcy J.

UFO question

I do not know how to send a picture of my UFO. I pieced the top at least seven years ago and cannot find the interest to putt it together with batting and backing. It is one of Nancy Zieman's...
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08-27-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,533
Posted By Marcy J.

Three Yard Quilts

Has anyone made a quilt from Donna Robertson's 3-yard quilts books? Is there just enough fabric for the patterns or can you count on some left over. I would like to make the quilt a little bigger,...
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07-24-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,540
Posted By Marcy J.

Piecing with 1 1/2" squares

Lori Holt uses a lot of 1 1/2" squares for the 6" blocks in her tutorials. I really love to watch her and have tried a few blocks just for fun. However I find it difficult to work with 1 1/2"...
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07-19-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Marcy J.

3 yard quilts

I have several of Donna Robertson 3 yard quilt books. It is mentioned in every book, to be sure the fabric is no less than 42"wide after selvages are removed. I have checked a couple of pieces and...
04-27-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,659
Posted By Marcy J.

Trouble making decisions

I am having a difficult time making decisions regarding what to keep as far as my scraps, blocks that I practiced on, patterns I thought I would sometimes make and probably never will considering my...
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04-10-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,494
Posted By Marcy J.

Start/Stop button

Was wondering if those who have a start/stop button on their machines use it. I have a Janome and just started using it. Cannot see what the advantages are in using it.
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03-05-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Marcy J.

Clover Rotary Cutter

Can I use the Clover Rotary Cutter on any cutting mat or do I need to use the green Clover Mat. I am trying to get my sewing room in order and need to decide what to keep and what to donate. I have...
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01-17-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Marcy J.

Wool Pressing Mats

I have read many posts regarding wool pressing mats. It is all positive. However I have a question as to the costs of various manufactures. Not considering the size, they can range from $20 to over...
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10-25-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Marcy J.

What chair with lumbar support for sewing machine

I spend a lot of time at my sewing machine as I am sure you all do. I am looking for a chair with lumbar support and is ergonomic Since there are many opinions on sewing machines and other items...
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05-04-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,524
Posted By Marcy J.

silver fabric for Pot Holders Backing

Does anyone have a source for the silver fabric used as backing for pot holders. Cannot remember what is really called. Thanks in advance.
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10-30-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,870
Posted By Marcy J.

Straight stitch plate

I have a Janome 8200 Horizon with a single hole stitch plate. It is not difficult to change plates, but if you forget and want to move your needle or use a ZZ you break a needle.. How many of the...
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09-20-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,735
Posted By Marcy J.

Organ needles

I have several envelopes of organ needles. What does all the information listed on back of envelope refer to. I recognize the size of the needles but what about the other information. Example is...
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06-08-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,798
Posted By Marcy J.

Fabric and pattern for nurse for GD

My GD recently graduated with a degree in nursing. It was suggested that I make a wall hanging about 12 to 16".

She has several of the quilts I sewed for her so this would be more appropriate to...
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02-03-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By Marcy J.

The strips would be 2 1/2" x WOF.

The strips would be 2 1/2" x WOF.
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02-03-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By Marcy J.

Rail Fence Quilts Yardage

I have fabric from my stash and would like to use it to sew a Rail Fence quilt, 60" x 78". I cannot find any information as to how much I would need from four different fabrics. I would use strips...
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02-01-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,675
Posted By Marcy J.

This is a little correction to my post, I had...

This is a little correction to my post, I had used fusible fleece, not the fleece as in blankets. I made a sample using the replies you kind quilters made. I used thin cotton batting, which I...
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