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Forum: Main
06-15-2022, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Quilting Chris

When I make pot holders I put a seam in the...

When I make pot holders I put a seam in the middle of the backing and leave an opening in it for turning. I either hand stitch it closed before quilting or catch the seam in one of the quilting...
Forum: Main
01-19-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By Quilting Chris

I think the proportions within the block look...

I think the proportions within the block look more like the picture if you make a 7" block with 1.5"x1.5" squares and 1.5"x1 " rectanbles. Or a 14" block with 3x3 squares and 3x2 rectangles.
Forum: Main
12-14-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,296
Posted By Quilting Chris

Here's my favorite quilt that I designed to give...

Here's my favorite quilt that I designed to give to Quilts of Valor.
Forum: Main
11-07-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Quilting Chris

If you use 7 blocks of width and 8 of length, a...

If you use 7 blocks of width and 8 of length, a quilt with 14" blocks will require 56 blocks. The most simple pattern would use 7 strips per block for a total of 392 14 1/2" strips. Of course, 3 14...
Forum: Main
03-28-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,912
Posted By Quilting Chris

I did a little pattern drafting and some...

I did a little pattern drafting and some calculations and came to the conclusion that if you increase the finished size of each of sides of the cut pieces by 1.75 you'll get a quilt that is...
Forum: Main
03-28-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,912
Posted By Quilting Chris

I think just doubling the size of each cut piece...

I think just doubling the size of each cut piece would result in a quilt that covers 4 times the area. Too Big. Also, unless you could draft it into a quilt design program and use the computer to...
Forum: Pictures
03-16-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,446
Posted By Quilting Chris

I was wondering, will you bind them or put on a...

I was wondering, will you bind them or put on a facing?
Forum: Main
02-20-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,829
Posted By Quilting Chris

I like the idea of having white sashing with blue...

I like the idea of having white sashing with blue cornerstones and testing various arrangements of the fans around the cornerstones. Something similar to this:
Forum: Main
02-18-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,174
Posted By Quilting Chris

I agree that your quilt is gorgeous. Kaffe...

I agree that your quilt is gorgeous. Kaffe Fassett fabrics? I think a narrow black border would be perfect and it could be the binding if the quilt is already the right size. Otherwise to make it...
Forum: Main
02-06-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,654
Posted By Quilting Chris

I was a computer professional during my career,...

I was a computer professional during my career, learned to quilt after retirement and EQ7 was a natural for me. I really like it for trying out different block orientations. There's an option that...
Forum: Main
02-01-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,837
Posted By Quilting Chris

Opinions on border choice please

I'm making a quilt of valor and need to add 4" border to make it large enough. I have 2 lengths of yardage available. Which do you prefer. I'm leaning to the red because it pops. The picture shows 2...
Forum: Main
02-01-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,966
Posted By Quilting Chris

I'd look for an ivory blender/solid that would...

I'd look for an ivory blender/solid that would work as a background fabric. The fat quarter bundle would work fine for sampler quilt.
Forum: Pictures
01-02-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,975
Posted By Quilting Chris

I started after retiring 6 years ago. The...

I started after retiring 6 years ago. The quilting shows on PBS gave me the desire to try it. I learned a lot from them but also from quilting forums like this one and u-tube. I then took a...
Forum: Pictures
01-02-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,211
Posted By Quilting Chris

I added the eyes, mouth and buttons because I...

I added the eyes, mouth and buttons because I thought the pattern was just too blank/nondescript. If I could have figured out how, I would have also added toes to the feet. I used a pop bottle top...
Forum: Pictures
12-31-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,211
Posted By Quilting Chris

The pattern is from a book called "Fat Quarter...

The pattern is from a book called "Fat Quarter Baby - 20 Crib Quilts for Bundles of Joy" by It's Sew Emma. Published by Fat Quarter Shop, PO Box 1544, Manchaca, Texas 78652. ...
Forum: Pictures
12-30-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,211
Posted By Quilting Chris

Another scrappy baby quilt

I have a lot of time lately and so have been digging out left-overs to use. The fabric used was from a 25-pack of 30s reproduction fat quarters. I had approximately an 18x6 strip left of each....
Forum: Main
12-25-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By Quilting Chris

I like the shadow box pattern already:

I like the shadow box pattern already:
Forum: Main
12-24-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By Quilting Chris

Some pattern ideas please

I have some cuts of fabric from a line and need some advice for a quilt pattern. The top left sample is a large undersea print that has an 18 x 20 inch repeat. I previously used the print like a...
Forum: Main
11-28-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,308
Posted By Quilting Chris

You know you don't have to put your borders on...

You know you don't have to put your borders on all 4 sides. A border of white around the whole quilt to separate the quilt center from the pieced border. Then a pieced border (like the narrow...
Forum: Pictures
11-10-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,910
Posted By Quilting Chris

It is a variation of a pattern called Trailside...

It is a variation of a pattern called Trailside by Marlous Designs. I drafted it into EQ7 and then used the feature that flips the blocks and came up with this design.
Forum: Pictures
11-09-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,910
Posted By Quilting Chris

Cocktail Hour

I asked advice on quilting a modern quilt on the Main board. I went with my original idea of white thread and my long armer used pearl white thread. It doesn't stand out at all on the colored blocks....
Forum: Main
10-25-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,971
Posted By Quilting Chris

I think I can envision how to do it using Ronda...

I think I can envision how to do it using Ronda K's hints. Miter both the front and back borders without any batting involved. Then slide in a strip of batting on each side, zig zag it to attach it...
Forum: Main
10-25-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,971
Posted By Quilting Chris

The quilt is called Urban Patchwork from the...

The quilt is called Urban Patchwork from the Jason Yentner Urban Jungle pattern book. Using the In the Beginning Urban Jungle fabric line.
Forum: Main
10-24-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,971
Posted By Quilting Chris

QAYG with mitered borders

I'm doing quilt as you go on a quilt and would like to put on mitered borders. Is anyone aware of a tutorial that shows how that is done? I'm thinking you would not want to include the batting in the...
Forum: Main
10-15-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By Quilting Chris

I really like the motif with the squares. It is...

I really like the motif with the squares. It is interesting about the pinwheels. I don't see them at all unless I do mental gymnastics. I see the white bar bells, in fact they remind me of martini...
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