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Forum: Main
08-05-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,444
Posted By ClassicQuilter

I agree with the sentiments here. I will say the...

I agree with the sentiments here. I will say the best "award" I have ever received was from my son. I gave him a hand quilted, full size quilt for his high school graduation. And then I was a bit...
Forum: Main
07-22-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,096
Posted By ClassicQuilter

I feel your pain! I kept losing my rulers under...

I feel your pain! I kept losing my rulers under stuff. Then I got those ruler racks (finished piece of board with slots in it). Those are right at the end of my worktable, so when I finish cutting...
Forum: Pictures
07-02-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,513
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Stunning. Those are some teeny tiny squares.

Stunning. Those are some teeny tiny squares.
Forum: Pictures
07-02-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,868
Posted By ClassicQuilter

And I love that you started it while traveling in...

And I love that you started it while traveling in your RV!
Forum: Main
07-02-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Quilt & Pattern sizes

In a recent email from a popular quilt site (AQS if I'm allowed to say that), there were 7 different beautiful quilts that you could buy the quilt kit or just the pattern. All but one were of a size...
Forum: Main
06-21-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,884
Posted By ClassicQuilter

I have my Mom's Singer 201 and it's fantastic. ...

I have my Mom's Singer 201 and it's fantastic. Sews through almost anything. It's a real workhorse of a machine. A couple of hints for sewing leather. Like someone else suggested, be sure to get...
Forum: Main
06-21-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,164
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Thanks for posting this. I'm about to add a...

Thanks for posting this. I'm about to add a scrappy binding to a quilt for the first time. The advice is just what I needed.
Forum: Pictures
05-30-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,074
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Oh! I love the pillow tuck idea. It really...

Oh! I love the pillow tuck idea. It really changes up the quilt.
Forum: Pictures
05-29-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,892
Posted By ClassicQuilter

613399613400Somewhere in my travels I bought the...

613399613400Somewhere in my travels I bought the flannel panel. It had the large center picture, 4 middle size that I used in the corner of the quilt and 8 small size that I added to each side. ...
Forum: Pictures
05-29-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,892
Posted By ClassicQuilter

And, thank you everyone for the kind words. ...

And, thank you everyone for the kind words. Starting something from scratch, its a little intimidating to put it out there in public view. My son has seen it and loves it. I told him he can’t have...
Forum: Pictures
05-29-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,892
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Thank you! I started out with large squares and...

Thank you! I started out with large squares and found out I didn’t have enough large pieces so sized down the outer part. Thank goodness for graph paper and a calculator to figure out those frames....
Forum: Pictures
05-29-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,892
Posted By ClassicQuilter

I used warm and natural batting. And the back is...

I used warm and natural batting. And the back is flannel also. It’s a medium bright blue and was all I could find when I was looking. I wanted a wide back so I didn’t have to piece it and thought...
Forum: Pictures
05-26-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,892
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Flannel quilt for my son

So my son wanted a quilt to replace the one I made for him for his high school graduation. He didn’t want that one to wear more since it’s all hand quilted. “Just sew some squares together, Mom”. ...
Forum: Main
04-08-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,526
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Unless you are going for abstract, why not...

Unless you are going for abstract, why not appliqué a small brown rectangle on the bottom for the trunk?
Forum: Main
02-25-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,786
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Oh! That looks very similar to the Scrappy Sac...

Oh! That looks very similar to the Scrappy Sac bag pattern from Keepsake Quilting. I don’t know if they still carry it. Mine does not have the tie at the top, just a continuous band.
Forum: Main
02-18-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,556
Posted By ClassicQuilter

I also cut 2.5” strips, miter when I join them,...

I also cut 2.5” strips, miter when I join them, fold in half, stitch to the front with a full 1/4”. Fold to the back and hand stitch. The only time I do something different is for flannel quilts. ...
Forum: Main
09-03-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,648
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Oh wow. Good eye! Thanks for catching that!!!

Oh wow. Good eye! Thanks for catching that!!!
Forum: Main
09-03-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,648
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Quilt in progress

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Fresh from the "design floor". Working on this quilt for my son. Any suggestions for colors for the borders? (The blue sheet behind just lets me roll this up and take it to my sewing...
Forum: Main
07-04-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By ClassicQuilter

All done! Thanks for the advice everyone. I did...

All done! Thanks for the advice everyone. I did stick with flannel for the new binding and used a half inch finished fold. From the stuff I took off, I was able to find a less worn part in the...
Forum: Main
06-28-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By ClassicQuilter

The original edge was just the fabric from the...

The original edge was just the fabric from the front folded over the back and whip-stitched. (Sorry, didn't make that very clear). So, I was guessing I would have to remove that folded part and put...
Forum: Main
06-27-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Baby Quilt Fabric Search or Repair suggestions

This is a baby blanket I have been asked to repair. The edge of the quilt is very worn. My thought was to get the same fabric and make a French fold binding. The edge of the original fabric says...
03-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By ClassicQuilter

We did this trip a couple years ago and had an...

We did this trip a couple years ago and had an absolutely wonderful time, so we decided to plan it again. I really enjoy the VQF and you are so right, the folks at Keepsake are great. Great...
03-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Bus trip to VT quilt festival and beyond

Hi. Our quilt group is planning a bus trip. We leave from Lisbon and Potsdam, NY to the Vermont Quilt festival on Friday, on to Center Harbor, NH on Saturday and back to Burlington VT and home on...
Forum: Main
10-20-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,333
Posted By ClassicQuilter

I, too, grew up with hand tied quilts. And,...

I, too, grew up with hand tied quilts. And, bindings....well often, it was the backing brought around to the front, turned under and sewed down. The ladies Missionary Society at church would gather...
Forum: Main
07-22-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,691
Posted By ClassicQuilter

Definitely print them. At our local JFab, they...

Definitely print them. At our local JFab, they often have then behind the counter and will scan them at checkout also.
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