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02-16-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By dunster

Lost my glasses, was embarrassed to find them on...

Lost my glasses, was embarrassed to find them on top of my head. Now I'm in the habit of patting the top of my head whenever I start looking for my glasses. That probably looks strange to anyone...
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02-16-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By dunster

A friend of mine had the Alto. I can't imagine...

A friend of mine had the Alto. I can't imagine any use for it other than what it was designed to do.
Forum: Main
02-16-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By dunster

I think you're asking about how to use the lines...

I think you're asking about how to use the lines on your presser foot to achieve a 1/4" seam. This may not be possible, since the machine may not have been designed with quilting in mind.

On my...
Forum: Main
02-15-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By dunster

Quiltinaday usually has the best price on EQ8. I...

Quiltinaday usually has the best price on EQ8. I use it and recommend it. I also have Quilt Design Wizard but never use it because of its limitations. Perhaps you could take a class on EQ8 before...
Forum: Main
02-15-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By dunster

I wouldn't consider washing them. The canvas...

I wouldn't consider washing them. The canvas they're made of would probably shrink and might not hold its shape that well.

I replaced my leaders once, after I moved from OR to CA. They had been...
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02-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By dunster

I've been reading about this artist's transfer...

I've been reading about this artist's transfer paper. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1607052547/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_3?smid=A1TWTR5WF3E1QU&psc=1 With this, you could go ahead and sew your...
Forum: Main
02-10-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By dunster

You're probably thinking about HandiQuilter's...

You're probably thinking about HandiQuilter's Versatool. It is a favorite for many longarmers.
Forum: Main
02-09-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By dunster

The tri-rec is definitely not a 60 degree ruler. ...

The tri-rec is definitely not a 60 degree ruler.

I like the Clearview Super 60 ruler, which allows cuts of 30, 60, and 120 degrees.
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By dunster

I use this one...

I use this one...
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By dunster

Last time I checked, which was a while back,...

Last time I checked, which was a while back, about 1.5 to 2 cents per square inch was fairly standard for light pantograms, edge to edge. The price goes up for custom quilting.

I bought my...
Forum: Main
02-08-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By dunster

I agree with Tartan. Also be aware that there...

I agree with Tartan. Also be aware that there are different types of 60 degree rulers. Some show the measurements along the side, while others measure from base to point. You sometimes need the...
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02-08-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By dunster

Sorry, I can't find it for sale anywhere.

Sorry, I can't find it for sale anywhere.
Forum: Main
02-07-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By dunster

Or is this the panel you like? ...

Or is this the panel you like?
https://www.qtfabrics.com/images/Products/27953%20B_xl.jpg
Forum: Main
02-06-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By dunster

I use their embroidery thread in the longarm. ...

I use their embroidery thread in the longarm. It's a trilobal poly and there's a wide assortment of colors.
Forum: Main
02-06-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By dunster

I would prewash, especially since it's for a...

I would prewash, especially since it's for a baby. I've had shrinkage in both good and not so good quality flannels, and the one that ran the worst was supposed to be very good quality.
02-06-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,359
Posted By dunster

Unfortunately they are getting better at making...

Unfortunately they are getting better at making the fake emails, letters, and phone calls seem legitimate.
Forum: Main
02-05-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By dunster

I would start out by asking the daughter about...

I would start out by asking the daughter about the bed. Does it have a footboard (so less overhang at the feet is necessary), does she want a pillow tuck, how thick are the mattress and box springs,...
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02-05-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,121
Posted By dunster

I use BottomLine top and bottom for piecing. It...

I use BottomLine top and bottom for piecing. It takes up less room in the seam, which makes it easier for me to piece more accurately.
Forum: Pictures
02-03-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By dunster

I like your colors better than the other versions...

I like your colors better than the other versions of this quilt that I've seen. Congratulations on coming up with a wonderful new twist on this quilt!
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02-03-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,382
Posted By dunster

I you really want pastel orange, I would try...

I you really want pastel orange, I would try dying white flannel rather than bleaching darker orange.
Forum: Main
01-31-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By dunster

There are several ways to build a log cabin...

There are several ways to build a log cabin block, so you should take a look at the way you plan to construct and color yours. Typically, a log cabin block has two strips of each length, a light one...
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01-27-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By dunster

I have the real Red Snappers and love them, and...

I have the real Red Snappers and love them, and the Red E Edge too. I haven't seen a deal on them, but I recommend getting the real thing. I tried a substitute and it was a waste of money. The...
01-24-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By dunster

I've been here since Tuesday, taking classes. ...

I've been here since Tuesday, taking classes. Today will be my day to see the show and visit vendors, going home tomorrow (Saturday).
01-20-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,377
Posted By dunster

https://www.amazon.com/Container-Composite-Disposa...

https://www.amazon.com/Container-Composite-Disposable-Dishwasher-Microwave/dp/B07R6Q8N9V/ref=sr_1_17_sspa?keywords=15+oz+containers+with+lids+black&qid=1579574211&sr=8-17-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVk...
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01-20-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,890
Posted By dunster

If you're going to send the quilt to a longarmer,...

If you're going to send the quilt to a longarmer, check with her first to be sure she accepts sheets as backing. I have no personal experience using sheets, but I have read that some longarmers...
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