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Forum: Main
02-07-2013, 04:01 PM
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Posted By MTS

I always do.

I always do.
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,613
Posted By MTS

Nice to have friends on the west coast at this...

Nice to have friends on the west coast at this hour - I knew one of them would have the magazine.

It's the first method I outlined above - made with triangles.

The block is called Mermaid...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,613
Posted By MTS

Here's the link to the blog post: ...

Here's the link to the blog post:
http://cuttopieces.blogspot.com/2012/05/quiltmaker-100-blocks-vol-5.html

(http://cuttopieces.blogspot.com/2012/05/quiltmaker-100-blocks-vol-5.html)It's in the...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,613
Posted By MTS

deleted - duplicate

deleted - duplicate
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,613
Posted By MTS

I see two options. I always look for the...

I see two options.

I always look for the seam lines, so I enlarged the picture (and apologies to the picture owner).
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The smaller block unit could be equilateral triangles (60 degrees) cut...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,976
Posted By MTS

I don't prewash fabrics but the quilts get washed...

I don't prewash fabrics but the quilts get washed the same as the sheets and towels - everything is washed in hot water.
And even on the very, very rare occasion that I did prewash something, it...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By MTS

Well, adding starch is never a problem for me. ...

Well, adding starch is never a problem for me.

But it would need something - it's not flimsy as in thin (like cheap fabric, which this definitely isn't), but it has no body to it.
Actually would...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By MTS

I bought a bunch of it at Houston this year. ...

I bought a bunch of it at Houston this year.
That guy is quite a character.

The fabric is still too pretty to cut....so it just sits there where I can look at it.

I scanned the fabric but it...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,457
Posted By MTS

To be honest, while I loved the pattern (and the...

To be honest, while I loved the pattern (and the book), I was never crazy about the two quilts in the book.
They were kind of mushy to me.
Of course, the choice of fabrics back them was nothing...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,457
Posted By MTS

Here are some samples of suggestions for type of...

Here are some samples of suggestions for type of fabrics that would work in the mid section.
Those are 9.5" squares (for scale reference).

As to whether or not they'd be successful, it would be...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,457
Posted By MTS

Here my challenge to myself was to make a two...

Here my challenge to myself was to make a two colored Blooming.
This was so easy.
I was in a LQS and the fabrics 1-4 were just sitting next to each other on the shelf.
They were from different...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,457
Posted By MTS

Actually, the fussier the fabric pattern the...

Actually, the fussier the fabric pattern the better.

The whole point of this particular quilt when creating the bloom is to try to hide the patch/blocks seams.

It's a relatively easy quilt...
Forum: Main
02-06-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,457
Posted By MTS

Yikes, huge post 10 pictures and it's gone. ...

Yikes, huge post 10 pictures and it's gone.
Figures
Let's see if I can fix this.
02-04-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,236
Posted By MTS

http://www.cherishedpieces.com/...

http://www.cherishedpieces.com/ (http://www.cherishedpeices.com/) (correct link)

Canadian, but she sells quarter yards cuts online.
Always a plus to me.
Forum: Main
02-04-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,021
Posted By MTS

First thoughts - is your quilted top trimmed...

First thoughts - is your quilted top trimmed straight, and are the corners trimmed to perfect 90 angles?
Not being the quilt police, but it's hard to get nice straight bindings if this isn't the...
Forum: Main
02-04-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,816
Posted By MTS

This quilt has been much admired recently: ...

This quilt has been much admired recently:
http://www.quiltingboard.com/pictures-f5/can-anyone-identify-quilt-pattern-t210371.html
Quilt info is provided in the thread.

Change the color scheme...
Forum: Main
02-04-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,816
Posted By MTS

Don't know the pattern name, although I've seen...

Don't know the pattern name, although I've seen similar.

But if you look at it closely, it's mostly just a whole bunch of HST blocks - not diamonds - in varying sizes.

Once you decide on your...
Forum: Main
02-04-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,250
Posted By MTS

LOL! I have a huge stash, it's ridiculous...

LOL!
I have a huge stash, it's ridiculous actually, and share generously with friends whenever they need something or just want to browse.

But I also have quite a few boxes of...
Forum: Main
02-03-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By MTS

These aren't team fabrics, but hockey-related: ...

These aren't team fabrics, but hockey-related:
http://www.bearpawquilting.com/cgi-bin/Store/store.cgi?&keywords=hockey
Forum: Main
02-03-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,724
Posted By MTS

Do you need a detailed pattern, or would just the...

Do you need a detailed pattern, or would just the templates help you?

This is piecing using square blocks, but you could adjust it if you wanted to piece using the melons.
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02-03-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,236
Posted By MTS

I do - and pretty much any of the "real" taupe...

I do - and pretty much any of the "real" taupe or indigo (my other totally out-of-control obsession) books.
I'll be looking forward to your completed quilt - worth every penny.

Here's some eye...
02-03-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,236
Posted By MTS

Here are some of my favorite vendors: ...

Here are some of my favorite vendors:
http://www.kallistiquilts.com/

This site used to have a much larger selection:...
02-03-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,236
Posted By MTS

Love lovelovelove!!! I have boxes of Daiwabos -...

Love lovelovelove!!!
I have boxes of Daiwabos - still looking for the perfect (and worthy) project.

Years ago I could never understand why the Japanese "beige" quilts were so gorgeous, and yet...
Forum: Main
02-03-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By MTS

Ach. then s/b than. I'm glad you found...

Ach.
then s/b than.

I'm glad you found something that worked.
Again, congratulations and best of luck at the show!
Forum: Pictures
02-03-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,878
Posted By MTS

I saw this when you uploaded it to the BOM...

I saw this when you uploaded it to the BOM section on the TQS site last year.
The colorway you choose is so ......peaceful and calm.
Beautiful work.
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