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05-24-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,611
Posted By bizybess

I reconize some of these fabrics from my statch....

I reconize some of these fabrics from my statch. In the last two pics you have only 7 fabrics not 8. For a baby quilt I would use four fabrics, pink, blue yellow, green and repeat each one opposite...
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05-23-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,252
Posted By bizybess

The black foot is a more modern item. It looks to...

The black foot is a more modern item. It looks to be a quarter inch foot. I have one that is clear but other than that they look alike. It is marked 1/4" in front and behind the needle. One of the...
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05-21-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,711
Posted By bizybess

Huntannette, I love your avatar. I have done a...

Huntannette, I love your avatar. I have done a little painting on rocks. Your flowers are so realistic! My animals were okay but my flowers left something to be desired. I have 4 of her books and...
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05-21-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,457
Posted By bizybess

That's beautiful. I've always wanted to make a...

That's beautiful. I've always wanted to make a blue and white quilt but I can't decide on the right blue. Also it would probably be blue and off white. I have a ruler for arrowhead blocks that I'm...
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05-13-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By bizybess

If you start with bias cut strips you would end...

If you start with bias cut strips you would end up with straight of grain triangle squares but she did not do that. Her squares have all bias edges. Maybe the instructions that come with it give...
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05-12-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,081
Posted By bizybess

At first glance I read this as, they buy for buy...

At first glance I read this as, they buy for buy for 6 dollars a pound and sell for 5 dollars a pound and couldn't figure out how in the world they were going to make any money. LOL
Forum: Main
05-09-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,598
Posted By bizybess

You're welcome, jennieb, glad I could help.

You're welcome, jennieb, glad I could help.
Forum: Main
05-08-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,598
Posted By bizybess

I found some here that sounds like it might fit...

I found some here that sounds like it might fit the bill.
http://www.mawandpawquiltshop.com/ForgetMeNotCotton.html
Forum: Main
05-03-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,090
Posted By bizybess

I've been to both the Cherry Pit and Iva's. I...

I've been to both the Cherry Pit and Iva's. I enjoyed both, but my favorite was Iva's. It is a good size place with great fabric and the most friendly and helpful staff I've seen in a long time.
Forum: Main
05-02-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,869
Posted By bizybess

If I had to guess I would say the late 70's or...

If I had to guess I would say the late 70's or early 80's. All the 50's and earlier quilts barely covered the top of the bed. After the bicenntenial in 1976 quilts became popular as bedspreads. This...
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05-02-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By bizybess

Luvspaper, thanks for the link to the Seattle...

Luvspaper, thanks for the link to the Seattle Streets pattern. I see this quilt in my furture.
Forum: Main
04-27-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,225
Posted By bizybess

A 301 is gear driven not belt drive like so many...

A 301 is gear driven not belt drive like so many others. It will sew leather- very strong machine. I'd snap it up in a minute.
Forum: Main
04-25-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,781
Posted By bizybess

There's insecticide on new fabrics?!? If this is...

There's insecticide on new fabrics?!? If this is true, do you really want to be handling it while you make a quilt? I wash everything I bring in the house. Most of the time I serge but sometimes I'm...
Forum: Main
04-25-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,759
Posted By bizybess

When the grandkids leave partialy filled water...

When the grandkids leave partialy filled water bottles sitting around when they go home, I gather them up and use them in my iron. My iron recommends bottled water and they say don't reuse water...
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04-13-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By bizybess

Is this it?...

Is this it? http://melindasfabricshop.com/F1867.html
Forum: Main
04-07-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By bizybess

He sure loves exclaimation points!!!!

He sure loves exclaimation points!!!!
Forum: Main
04-07-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By bizybess

Won't you feel so good to have an UFO and a quick...

Won't you feel so good to have an UFO and a quick gift quilt finished?
Forum: Main
03-23-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By bizybess

I'm one of the lucky ones who does have one as...

I'm one of the lucky ones who does have one as old as me- a 1951 model. My sister has an older one and I can find no difference in the two machines as far as sturdiness goes. Her's has the pretty...
Forum: Main
03-04-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,673
Posted By bizybess

I'm in the group that never cared for Yellow...

I'm in the group that never cared for Yellow Brick Road or Turning Twenty patterns. I have seen some I like better than others but I believe it is all about the fabric choices.
Forum: Main
03-02-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,063
Posted By bizybess

Maybe the reason it took so long was because she...

Maybe the reason it took so long was because she was teaching you how to do it. There is talking time and demo time. If she was doing it all by herself it would probaly be a much shorter time.
Forum: Main
02-27-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,091
Posted By bizybess

I love, love, love your design for your quilt! So...

I love, love, love your design for your quilt! So simple but showcases the blocks so well it looks complicated.
I bought some Sunbonnet Sue blocks at an auction several years ago that had been done...
Forum: Main
02-26-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,832
Posted By bizybess

Polly, I really like your method of putting the...

Polly, I really like your method of putting the cardboard thing between your stacks. It keeps everything in it's own pile. No falling over into the next pile. Although it doesn't take up much room at...
02-23-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 24,297
Posted By bizybess

Congratulations! We will be celebrating our 43rd...

Congratulations! We will be celebrating our 43rd on May 19 of this year.
01-26-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By bizybess

I have made a homemade version with a flat...

I have made a homemade version with a flat thumbtack taped to the bed of my machine with the point up. Takes a little work to get the distance just right. Then poke your fabric on the thumbtack and...
Forum: Main
01-13-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By bizybess

I thought it was white on white too. At the...

I thought it was white on white too. At the outside cream on cream, or maybe white on cream.
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