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09-28-2020, 09:31 AM
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Posted By gvolle44

25-30% off retail

25-30% off retail
Forum: Main
12-06-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,736
Posted By gvolle44

Tshirt quilt

I donít use any stabilizer unless the shirt is quite thin. I like the quilts Iíve made without fusing as they are softer and cushy. If the shirt is thin or the material
is meshy I use a Pelion 503...
Forum: Main
06-11-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,166
Posted By gvolle44

Take a Small night of each. Natural fibers will...

Take a Small night of each. Natural fibers will melt in your mouth, poly will feel wirey. Works with all fabric just need a tiny bit.
05-01-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By gvolle44

Tried to use but expired! :(

Tried to use the code but got the sorry expired message! :(
Forum: Main
04-10-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,407
Posted By gvolle44

Along this line of testing, if you take a corner...

Along this line of testing, if you take a corner of the fabric and put in your mouth and give it a chew, cotton will appear to melt away, and non-natural fibers will feel wirey and course. The burn...
Forum: Main
02-18-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,101
Posted By gvolle44

Essentials

yes - I agree, a bit more lint to deal with. Jukie 2200 LA takes most any thread when tensioned correctly.
Forum: Main
10-17-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,811
Posted By gvolle44

King size bed quilts

Haha - we have three on our King - One is a twin (mine) and he gets the King. The King goes over everything when the bed is made, and has a lighter batting so when he's using it he can double it up...
Forum: Main
09-09-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,484
Posted By gvolle44

thrift shop for flannel

I agree. I can get great flannel blankets or sheets for under $3 that work wonderfully as batting - and they are well washed so all the shrinking is gone.
Forum: Main
07-29-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,099
Posted By gvolle44

The fact that you question your choice tells me...

The fact that you question your choice tells me you may think it is too dark. It looks rather masculine. If it were for a younger person under the age of 30, I'd use a brighter, lighter color. If...
Forum: Main
05-15-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,742
Posted By gvolle44

I use them for paper piecing as they lay flat. I...

I use them for paper piecing as they lay flat. I also like that they are thinner and longer.
Forum: Main
05-02-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,591
Posted By gvolle44

I take a picture with my phone and then use the...

I take a picture with my phone and then use the B&W filter to check for the values. Simple and quick.
Forum: Pictures
04-22-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,758
Posted By gvolle44

Great use for the Lazy Kate! I don't spin much...

Great use for the Lazy Kate! I don't spin much anymore but still have all the equipment. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Main
04-14-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,613
Posted By gvolle44

Don't forget to stop at the Fabric Shack in...

Don't forget to stop at the Fabric Shack in Waynesvile, Oh Worth a visit to drool on all the beautiful cottons!
Forum: Main
04-12-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,828
Posted By gvolle44

I've always use the burn test. See...

I've always use the burn test. See http://www.fabricmartfabrics.com/Burn-Test-Chart.html for how different fibers react to heat.
Forum: Main
04-10-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,731
Posted By gvolle44

Going rate in my area is .02-04/per sq inch. To...

Going rate in my area is .02-04/per sq inch. To quilt and .15-.25 for binding depending on if it is machine or hand binding.
Forum: Main
03-31-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,930
Posted By gvolle44

I agree. A sewing machine is a tool and you...

I agree. A sewing machine is a tool and you should work with the best tools you can. Life is short. Sewing machine.com has payment plans.
Forum: Main
03-29-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,371
Posted By gvolle44

I'd go with a thin white border and use one of...

I'd go with a thin white border and use one of the two fabrics for your binding. White would keep the body of the quilt as the focus and would not limit the quilt to any one color accent.
03-23-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,687
Posted By gvolle44

Ohio Quilter

cincinnati Here. March is out for me - catch you all next time?
Forum: Main
03-20-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,736
Posted By gvolle44

guilty idea

how about a quillow (quilt that rolls into a pillow) these are great for the car and can be done rather simply or your can make elaborate.
Forum: Main
03-19-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,380
Posted By gvolle44

Blue so the stars are in the sky!

Blue so the stars are in the sky!
Forum: Main
03-16-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,993
Posted By gvolle44

My three sewing chairs came fro the Habitat for...

My three sewing chairs came fro the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. I paid less than 10 ea and scored three different lumbar supported high priced office executive desk chairs. I went to the ReStore...
Forum: Main
03-15-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,462
Posted By gvolle44

Not sure about Houston but Puduka sells out of...

Not sure about Houston but Puduka sells out of hotel and other accommodations nearly a year in advance. Closest I could find at a reasonable price was nearly 60 mi away. Too far IMHO to drive to...
Forum: Main
02-21-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,784
Posted By gvolle44

I like quilts that sing!:D

I like quilts that sing!:D
Forum: Main
02-21-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,127
Posted By gvolle44

Bucket list

Mine is to go to Bali to do a Batik workshop, buy beautiful batiks and make a quilt from them. Also I want to finish the t-shirt travel quilt that represents all 7 continents that I have traveled to...
Forum: Main
02-13-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,875
Posted By gvolle44

rules? I didn't know there wee rules and neither...

rules? I didn't know there wee rules and neither did all the quilters of my mother's and grandmother's generations. Are you planning on entering competitions? If not I suggest you break all the...
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