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Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,567
Posted By QuiltnLady1

When I first got my current machine with a...

When I first got my current machine with a gazillion stitches, I forced myself to make a sampler on a quilt sandwich with all of the stitches and adjustments (longer stitches, wider stitches, etc)...
Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I pieced pictures into several quilts, then did a...

I pieced pictures into several quilts, then did a bit of echo quilting to highlight the important parts. Did this 10 years ago and it still looks good.
Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Hmmm... Think I better check mine too.

Hmmm... Think I better check mine too.
Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,149
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Need to finish a Christmas table topper I started...

Need to finish a Christmas table topper I started a couple of years ago -- have to finish cleaning the sewing room first ...sigh
11-04-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,514
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Thanks for the heads up. We get a lot of calls...

Thanks for the heads up. We get a lot of calls from "Verizon" saying our phone service had been discontinued and he had to send gift cards. I normally don't answer numbers unless they are in my...
11-04-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,521
Posted By QuiltnLady1

heavens yes. When we moved I put my important...

heavens yes. When we moved I put my important papers in a safe place and still haven't found all of them (had to get duplicates). I have/had a quilt book that had a pattern I wanted to make for DIL...
Forum: Pictures
11-04-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,568
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Awesome quilt!!! Your turtles made it pop. Love...

Awesome quilt!!! Your turtles made it pop. Love the way you went from the sand to the sea and sky. Great job.
Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,326
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I have moved to warm&white because of the plant...

I have moved to warm&white because of the plant material that is included in W&N.
11-04-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,553
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I have remodeled kitchens in 3 houses -- I prefer...

I have remodeled kitchens in 3 houses -- I prefer stainless sinks because I tend to chip porcelain :thumbdown:. I wound up doing my own redesign because I got tired of fighting with designers over...
Forum: Main
11-04-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I wet the Pellon and dry it in a hot dryer to get...

I wet the Pellon and dry it in a hot dryer to get some of the shrinking out of the way since I don't like my quilts really wrinkled.
11-04-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,860
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Thanks. It's nice to see the variations.

Thanks. It's nice to see the variations.
Forum: Main
10-31-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,807
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Several years ago I took a very pricey class...

Several years ago I took a very pricey class from a very well known quilter. She hated the fabrics I picked out (I shopped my stash), made me rip out my first block and sew it with fabrics she...
Forum: Main
10-29-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I used to get ink out DH"s shirts by making a...

I used to get ink out DH"s shirts by making a past of dishwasher detergent (or using the gel stuff). I would smooth the stuff over the ink spot, let it sit, scrub a bit and rinse it out. It worked...
Forum: Main
10-29-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I normally use poly - unless I am making...

I normally use poly - unless I am making something that goes in the microwave. I used cotton years ago in a baby quilt and DD washed it in hot and my thread shrank more than the fabric (whatever...
Forum: Main
10-29-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,469
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I can handle my first mistake , but I usually...

I can handle my first mistake , but I usually quit if it happens again on the same project because the mistakes seem to multiply after that. For my break, I either get a snack/drink, iron, or start...
Forum: Main
10-29-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Very pretty - great job with the ornaments.

Very pretty - great job with the ornaments.
Forum: Main
10-29-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Thanks I like the idea of a single constant color.

Thanks I like the idea of a single constant color.
Forum: Pictures
10-29-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Very pretty. Nice wall hanging.

Very pretty. Nice wall hanging.
Forum: Main
10-29-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By QuiltnLady1

has anyone made a scrappy Labyrinth Walk

Just wondering if anyone had made a scrappy version of the Labyrinth Walk Quilt. I am wondering if it can be done as long as the contrast is maintained??? I think it could be fun. Ideas??
Thanks
Forum: Main
10-18-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Great progress -- I like how this looks in...

Great progress -- I like how this looks in purple. I am thinking to make this for DGS graduation next year but brighter than what is pictured on the pattern. Don't blame you for taking a break - I...
Forum: Main
10-18-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,792
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I like glow-line tape on my rulers since it is...

I like glow-line tape on my rulers since it is semi-transparent and it helps when fussy cutting. I use blue painter's tape when I am doing straight line quilting (I have various widths). I don't...
10-18-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I have the spring action Fiskers that I go for...

I have the spring action Fiskers that I go for things like grading straight seams (they replaced my mom's Ginghers that she had for ages) because they are easy on my hands for some projects that I...
Forum: Pictures
10-18-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,908
Posted By QuiltnLady1

Adorable!! You are very wise to get started early...

Adorable!! You are very wise to get started early -- wish I would do that.
Forum: Main
10-18-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,858
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I am in the never again group. I tried it on a...

I am in the never again group. I tried it on a practice piece and the sharpie ink came through and then found plastic pieces stuck in the stitches. After finishing with the piece, I pitched it...
Forum: Pictures
10-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,941
Posted By QuiltnLady1

I, too, vote for wall hanging. The quilt is...

I, too, vote for wall hanging. The quilt is beautiful and the border just makes it pop!! Congratulations on a job well done!!
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