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Forum: Main
07-28-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By Norah

Not even close. But if you pick the right...

Not even close. But if you pick the right backing, nobody notices.
Forum: Main
07-28-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By Norah

http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/797.page ...

http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/797.page
There is download partway down the page. I am doing this one for my kid's wedding. The blocks are signature blocks and would look good with gold...
Forum: Main
04-19-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,049
Posted By Norah

I think it would not be rude to pin a label or...

I think it would not be rude to pin a label or sew one for that matter, that states how many hours I was thinking about you while I made this quilt (which would be how many hours it took to make),...
Forum: Main
02-18-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,230
Posted By Norah

I guess I see it. Like if your pattern has...

I guess I see it. Like if your pattern has pieces that cross a seam, LIKE why my Flying Geese never turn out good?!! Okay, darn it, I'll use it then. Thanks, Cathe!
Forum: Main
02-18-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,857
Posted By Norah

Try a John James sharps 11 or 12. They are...

Try a John James sharps 11 or 12. They are smaller than your 10, very good needles, and might suit her. I use JJ 10's and love them.. Sold JJ needles for a long time.
Forum: Main
02-18-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,230
Posted By Norah

Okay, I'm gonna open a big can of worms, but I...

Okay, I'm gonna open a big can of worms, but I have always wondered. If I use the same foot all the time, and I don't care if my quilt is 2" smaller when I finish, why do I need to worry about this...
Forum: Main
02-18-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,614
Posted By Norah

I'm on your side. I was just wondering that this...

I'm on your side. I was just wondering that this week when I tried to iron a mini 9-patch square. Yowee! I'm watching for the answer.
Forum: Main
02-12-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,608
Posted By Norah

I think I would save it to try on an old machine...

I think I would save it to try on an old machine where you can get in good to clean it. There is nowhere I cannot get on my old White.
02-12-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,898
Posted By Norah

It is a lot easier than it sounds, Browneyes. ...

It is a lot easier than it sounds, Browneyes. Just do what it says and it will work. If it doesn't seem to make sense, jsut do it anyway without thinking it out, and it turns out. Then you can get...
Forum: Pictures
02-11-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,444
Posted By Norah

They are all gorgous, but the hearts are my...

They are all gorgous, but the hearts are my favorite. Not only are you prolific, you are talented. What a great accomplishment. I am in envy (in a good way).
Forum: Main
02-10-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,608
Posted By Norah

I just read that one could put the plastic wrap...

I just read that one could put the plastic wrap on the quilt, mark it for machine quilting and tear it away after stitching. I think in the All People Quilt site. http://www.allpeoplequilt.com/...
Forum: Main
02-09-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,210
Posted By Norah

I have a friend that is a wonderful friend, but a...

I have a friend that is a wonderful friend, but a terrible quilter. She is not the brightest, but she tries hard. I never criticize her. I find nice things to say, like those are nice, bright...
Forum: Main
02-09-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,431
Posted By Norah

I moved this here hoping it would get seen...

I moved this here hoping it would get seen better. Hope you don't mind. :)
Forum: Main
02-07-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,798
Posted By Norah

A lap quilt is any pattern or whole panel quilt...

A lap quilt is any pattern or whole panel quilt that is about 48 x 54" . Any size within 6 " of this is fine. It is long enough to cover the lap and legs, and wide enough to tuck in on each side...
02-07-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,576
Posted By Norah

That is adorable. I have a renewed interest in...

That is adorable. I have a renewed interest in Sue and Bill, since the BOM. It is fun to think of different scenarios to put them in. Thanks everyone!
Forum: Main
02-07-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By Norah

I think it offers a whole new challenge to one's...

I think it offers a whole new challenge to one's quilting skills. Especially when one does multiple layers. I want to do it, but I am scared!! Is there a good site for this method? Minda, let's...
Forum: Main
02-06-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,452
Posted By Norah

I had the pleasure of quilting one of my...

I had the pleasure of quilting one of my grandmother's quilt tops for my baby sister. Hers was the only one Grandmother hadn't finished. My mother had kept it stored for 45 years. It was a 3...
Forum: Main
02-02-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,277
Posted By Norah

That paper plate quilt is very cute. And Minda,...

That paper plate quilt is very cute. And Minda, I love that little kitty!!
Is that the pattern we were looking for originally?
Forum: Main
01-31-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,559
Posted By Norah

I agree, the 50's. The fabrics I recognized are...

I agree, the 50's. The fabrics I recognized are from about then.
Forum: Main
01-31-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,476
Posted By Norah

OY!!

OY!!
Forum: Main
01-28-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,585
Posted By Norah

Amen to that. I quilt heirloom tops for my...

Amen to that. I quilt heirloom tops for my friends and I charge $200 or so for a queen size. They buy the materials. That is fair to me and them. They think it is a lot, but worth it to have...
Forum: Main
01-27-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By Norah

Don't we all :!: :!: You do well with what you...

Don't we all :!: :!: You do well with what you have.
Forum: Pictures
01-27-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,355
Posted By Norah

I think your bottom row does make a statement. ...

I think your bottom row does make a statement.
I havd tried tea dying and love it, coffee is good too, a little more brown than tan. They both fade, but never go away completely. Also the...
Forum: Main
01-26-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By Norah

It IS stunning. What colors are you using and...

It IS stunning. What colors are you using and how big? Maybe some of us have extra fabric?
01-25-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,230
Posted By Norah

We would, of course, only do the ones we want,...

We would, of course, only do the ones we want, and commemorative is a very good idea, as most of the history of certain blocks is speculative. Maybe, there could be a rule that these blocks have to...
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