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Forum: Pictures
11-11-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,750
Posted By gingerella

Well, they are really lovely. I went up to my...

Well, they are really lovely. I went up to my sewing room and retrieved my recently purchased book entitled "The New Hexagon" written by Katja Marek. You did such a fine job - well that's why I...
Forum: Pictures
11-11-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,750
Posted By gingerella

I just purchased a book this past weekend about...

I just purchased a book this past weekend about pieced hexagons. I bought it not realizing that it was talking about HAND piecing, something at which I am no longer adept.

I looked very...
Forum: Pictures
09-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,585
Posted By gingerella

I'm wondering what the width of your strips were....

I'm wondering what the width of your strips were. They look to finish at 1-1/2 in. Really lovely and the greek key feature is outstanding.
Forum: Main
06-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,447
Posted By gingerella

I did the very same thing. Two quilts, with...

I did the very same thing. Two quilts, with black on white and white on black, I made mirror images and It took me about three-four years to finally finish them. I gave them to my daughter to...
06-16-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,176
Posted By gingerella

That is really cute !!! I would never have...

That is really cute !!! I would never have thought of smocking like this. It's good.
Forum: Main
06-13-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By gingerella

I've used an embroidery machine for many years...

I've used an embroidery machine for many years now. Can't do without it. I also have a mid arm, a Janome Gem, and a Viking Mega quilter .. not to mention a serger as well. My embroidery machine is...
Forum: Pictures
06-04-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,836
Posted By gingerella

Your first one is absolutely beautiful. The...

Your first one is absolutely beautiful. The circles are very intriguing - what is the diameter? These six circles are really interesting if you decide to use any of the ideas above. Yellow or...
Forum: Main
05-30-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,916
Posted By gingerella

I thought Madras fabric from India was supposed...

I thought Madras fabric from India was supposed to bleed.
Forum: Pictures
05-28-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,056
Posted By gingerella

Thanks for the information. I just love the wall...

Thanks for the information. I just love the wall hanging. I just purchased three .. can't wait to get started. I'll use yours for inspiration. How big did you make yours?
Forum: Main
05-28-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,058
Posted By gingerella

That's happened to me before. I'm also a scrap...

That's happened to me before. I'm also a scrap fiend. My suggestion is to set them on point, use a deep color, say red or blue - no pastels - as either sashing and/or a separate block in between. ...
Forum: Pictures
05-27-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,056
Posted By gingerella

It's a panel, but where did you order it from? ...

It's a panel, but where did you order it from? It's really great. The buttons you chose have to be the most expensive kind, but they really add to the work. You picked out the right ones.
Forum: Pictures
05-22-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,288
Posted By gingerella

I've done this myself. Not on so large an area,...

I've done this myself. Not on so large an area, but it works. And it doesn't come out either.
Forum: Tutorials
02-14-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 44,777
Posted By gingerella

The elastic I use all the time for sheet making...

The elastic I use all the time for sheet making is a nice stretchy 1/2 inch elastic. on a large sheet, I usually just go about 18 inches both sides from the now-sewn-in corner and stretch a piece of...
Forum: Pictures
02-11-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,035
Posted By gingerella

my vote is for both. Use the plain one for the...

my vote is for both. Use the plain one for the lighter stars; use the green leaves for the darker stars. That way, it should balance out and you can still have both fabrics.
Forum: Tutorials
02-10-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 44,777
Posted By gingerella

I have been doing this for years, for all...

I have been doing this for years, for all mattress sizes. What you have to remember is that however wide and long your mattress is, for an example only say: 70 x 80 .. and the mattress is 10...
Forum: Tutorials
02-10-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 44,293
Posted By gingerella

couldn't the glue be thinned with water, put into...

couldn't the glue be thinned with water, put into a spray bottle and used that way? I just thought of that. I just bought a small bottle of the stuff myself to learn how to baste with it.
Forum: Main
02-09-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,687
Posted By gingerella

You could try adding red and dark blue (or...

You could try adding red and dark blue (or whatever color is in the stripped border) - 1-1/2 inch squares - to make a two-high checkered border.
Forum: Pictures
08-30-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,805
Posted By gingerella

Wierd Quilt

Most men don't know much about quilting. I think your quilt is lovely. And your child will love it, especially when she figures that mom made it just for her.
Forum: Pictures
12-03-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,864
Posted By gingerella

I think she did a great job. And I like your...

I think she did a great job. And I like your King parrot as well.
Forum: Pictures
11-27-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,469
Posted By gingerella

Not only is your FMQ wonderful, but your BINDING...

Not only is your FMQ wonderful, but your BINDING in the first picture is sewn on so beautifully. No hand-stitching. This is what I've been practicing because my hands are so arthritic these days,...
Forum: Pictures
11-18-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,135
Posted By gingerella

Love nine-patch !!! Terrific.

Love nine-patch !!! Terrific.
Forum: Main
11-16-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,160
Posted By gingerella

Oh I do like the sticky tape fix. I'll give it a...

Oh I do like the sticky tape fix. I'll give it a try asap. Thanks.
Forum: Main
11-15-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,160
Posted By gingerella

Well, I finally got my problems solved. Part of...

Well, I finally got my problems solved. Part of the problem was that I couldn't get the quilt sandwich to stay in the hoop. It would even come out while the machine was sewing. I changed hoops to...
Forum: Main
11-15-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 42,059
Posted By gingerella

The most unusual item I've ever sewed was a candy...

The most unusual item I've ever sewed was a candy corn costume for my granddaughter when she was about 11 or 12. I had to use heavy duty heat and bond for the fabric, draft it, cut and sew. The top...
Forum: Main
11-15-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,160
Posted By gingerella

With the Janome 11000 I quilted most of my quilts...

With the Janome 11000 I quilted most of my quilts with the various embroidery hoops. I have quilted VERY large ones, using the larger hoop, as well as the 5X7 one, which I used constantly for my...
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