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Forum: Main
09-26-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,473
Posted By beaniekins

Well obviously the program would have to run to...

Well obviously the program would have to run to match the colours in the pictures that were uploaded. Computer programs can do a lot, but they still have their faults. This is a tool that I thought...
Forum: Main
09-25-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,473
Posted By beaniekins

I posted this in the other thread, but I will...

I posted this in the other thread, but I will post it here. It is about an online tool that I use all the time to match to exact Kona (or Bella, Aurifill, etc.) colours.

There is a website run by...
Forum: Main
09-25-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,601
Posted By beaniekins

There is a website run by a quilter who is also...

There is a website run by a quilter who is also has a degree in computer science. Her site is www.play-crafts.com. She invented a tool that she calls Palette Builder, and you can access it on her...
Forum: Main
07-31-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,422
Posted By beaniekins

My house is not air conditioned, and when it gets...

My house is not air conditioned, and when it gets to about 30C (I think that's about 86F) outside, it's only a few degrees cooler inside and I can piece, but having the iron on is too much. If my...
Forum: Pictures
06-24-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,747
Posted By beaniekins

I didn't realized there was a thread about this...

I didn't realized there was a thread about this show on the Quilting Board! Congratulations on your win! I saw this quilt in person and it is stunning. I was on the local organzing committee for...
Forum: Main
06-22-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,841
Posted By beaniekins

Peckish, my local Michaels has them (no Joanns in...

Peckish, my local Michaels has them (no Joanns in Canada) and I plan to pick one up tomorrow. Thanks for showing the size on your ruler. That was very helpful!
Forum: Main
06-20-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,841
Posted By beaniekins

I knew it was a good idea to ask here! You guys...

I knew it was a good idea to ask here! You guys are a treasure trove of information. :) Thanks for the different suggestions on trying different stitches to see which one I like best; that hadn't...
Forum: Main
06-19-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,841
Posted By beaniekins

Making a hand sewing kit

In August I'm going to have a hysterectomy so I'm going to be laid up for awhile. I want to start sewing a hexagon quilt, and I figure this will be a great time to start. So I want to make a little...
Forum: Main
05-06-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,785
Posted By beaniekins

Thanks so much! I will let her know. I didn't...

Thanks so much! I will let her know. I didn't know that Barbara Brackman's book had a digital version called Blockbase. I'll have to look into that.
Forum: Main
05-06-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,785
Posted By beaniekins

Does anyone know the name of this quilt block?

A friend of mine has this quilt she's trying to re-create, but she doesn't know the name of the block. I've never seen it before, and can't seem to find it online. Does anyone here know? It would...
Forum: Main
03-22-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,808
Posted By beaniekins

I have been looking for Maggie Malone's book...

I have been looking for Maggie Malone's book "1000 Blocks" for ages. I wish I could find it at a library book sale.
Forum: Main
02-19-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,323
Posted By beaniekins

You need to place the thread spools on the...

You need to place the thread spools on the machine in such a way that one thread will come off the spool clockwise and the other counter-clockwise. That way they don't get tangled.
Forum: Main
10-17-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,076
Posted By beaniekins

If you search 'mustache quilt' in the google...

If you search 'mustache quilt' in the google image search, you'll find lots of examples of what she means. Younger quilters often have a different style and aesthetic. There's a tutorial on how to...
Forum: Main
09-19-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By beaniekins

Thanks! I can never seem to get the hang of the...

Thanks! I can never seem to get the hang of the search function on this board.
Forum: Main
09-19-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By beaniekins

We would be coming down through Idaho, so we...

We would be coming down through Idaho, so we would pass through Bonners Ferry and Couer d'Alene. Thanks for the names of shops to stop at there! I don't know yet when we are going, because it would...
Forum: Main
09-18-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By beaniekins

Quilt Shops in Spokane, Washington and Portland, Oregon

The mister and I are going to be taking a trip to Portland via Spokane in the next few months. Are there any good quilt shops in the area that I should be sure to stop at?
Forum: Main
08-13-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,715
Posted By beaniekins

Yes, yes, yes to the yellow! Can you tell I...

Yes, yes, yes to the yellow! Can you tell I love yellow? :) It really does make the centre pop for your quilt though.
Forum: Main
08-02-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By beaniekins

Joanns ships to Canada now!

I guess those ads that pop up on the top of the forum are good for something. I just saw one that said that Joanns ships to Canada now, so I went to check their website, and it's true, they do! ...
Forum: Main
06-23-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,306
Posted By beaniekins

Well, since I live in Canada, I tend to buy...

Well, since I live in Canada, I tend to buy things like batting when I'm in the States since it's so much cheaper there. I do try to support my LQS, but sometimes there are such good deals on fabric...
Forum: Main
05-24-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,149
Posted By beaniekins

I love the ombres, especially the orange. This...

I love the ombres, especially the orange. This is my favourite new collection and I would love to have some.
Forum: Main
05-10-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 33,519
Posted By beaniekins

I've only ever seen freezer paper at Safeway...

I've only ever seen freezer paper at Safeway here, and I've looked all over the place. They have wax paper and parchment paper, but no freezer paper. When I ask, they think I'm looking for either...
Forum: Main
05-10-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,845
Posted By beaniekins

Thanks for the link to that quilt shop. I'm...

Thanks for the link to that quilt shop. I'm going to Calgary in a few weeks, and I'll have to check it out!
Forum: Pictures
04-20-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,691
Posted By beaniekins

I love the gradation in the colours. And the...

I love the gradation in the colours. And the shoe pic is awesome.
Forum: Pictures
04-20-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,758
Posted By beaniekins

That is totally adorable. I love it!

That is totally adorable. I love it!
04-20-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,502
Posted By beaniekins

I think I'll get something like this...

I think I'll get something like this (http://shop.sew-classic.com/Foot-Control-Electronic-2-Wire-Type-UL-12-amp-SCE168FC.htm) and just get my husband to wire the old cord to the new foot. The wires...
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