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07-22-2020, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Notwendy

ckcowl - those tumbling blocks are great! It is...

ckcowl - those tumbling blocks are great! It is nice to share a hobby with family.

When my twin visited I tried to get her to look at my fabric stash but she had no interest. : (

I'm not sure...
07-22-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By Notwendy

About the only time I've witnessed a cat actually...

About the only time I've witnessed a cat actually using a pet bed is when they were stealing it from a dog. : ) They really seem to prefer boxes to just about any other type of bed.

The "kicky...
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06-08-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,886
Posted By Notwendy

Ha! Your third quilt is great. I love Alexander...

Ha! Your third quilt is great. I love Alexander Henry! I like your layout - it makes great use of fussy cuts.

I was trying to explain this line of fabric to a friend "Hi, we're...
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04-27-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,845
Posted By Notwendy

Lovely colors & design. Truly an exercise in...

Lovely colors & design. Truly an exercise in precision & patience. : )
04-27-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,837
Posted By Notwendy

My garment sewing consists of two skirts made...

My garment sewing consists of two skirts made from t-shirts and one wrap skirt made from purple paisley faux velvet.

Ha! Even with all my sewing machines, I once hemmed a pair of pants with duct...
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04-27-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,904
Posted By Notwendy

I've used many of the places others have listed...

I've used many of the places others have listed (and had no complaints at all).

You should also try Quilt in a Day (Eleanor Burns) as theyhave a wide selection and great customer service....
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04-22-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By Notwendy

My stash is extremely heavy on the bold, focus...

My stash is extremely heavy on the bold, focus fabrics.

My fabric would say "Lady, please buy some blenders or some solids. It is getting awfully loud up in here." : )
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04-22-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,935
Posted By Notwendy

Spraying may be slightly faster than drizzling...

Spraying may be slightly faster than drizzling glue. However, glue can be used indoors with ease. I wouldn't try that with a spray. : )
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04-20-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Notwendy

I love both versions - and the darker backgrounds...

I love both versions - and the darker backgrounds really let the colors pop. Thanks for sharing.

This is such a striking pattern - I have several sets of charms in different colorways that would...
Forum: Pictures
04-14-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,539
Posted By Notwendy

Love it! The quilting highlights the piecing very...

Love it! The quilting highlights the piecing very nicely. I've never attempted anything that large - breaking it up weekly just might make it manageable. : )
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04-14-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,169
Posted By Notwendy

That is a very cute pattern. I have the larger...

That is a very cute pattern. I have the larger ruler and find it very easy to use. Would you recommend the smaller size as well or would most of the pattern be doable with the larger ruler?
Forum: Pictures
04-14-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By Notwendy

That is a lovely pattern and the color choices...

That is a lovely pattern and the color choices are very dynamic. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Pictures
04-13-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,414
Posted By Notwendy

Nice finish! I personally love the colors and the...

Nice finish! I personally love the colors and the fabrics used. Do you think if it were more controlled (i.e. sashing, etc) it would be more to your liking?
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03-26-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By Notwendy

Modern art! : )

Modern art! : )
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03-25-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,657
Posted By Notwendy

Very nice! I think your decision to leave off the...

Very nice! I think your decision to leave off the larger border and just bind in red keeps the emphasis on the blocks. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Pictures
03-24-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,030
Posted By Notwendy

What a great pattern! I love the large blocks. I...

What a great pattern! I love the large blocks. I have a jelly roll of Glimma by Lotta Jansdotter that would look great with a dark gray background. ***adds to list***

: ) thanks for sharing!
03-19-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,475
Posted By Notwendy

There are so many ways to sort. It gets...

There are so many ways to sort. It gets overwhelming quickly and sometimes there isn't a clear "best" way, only what ends up working for you personally.

That said, I often try different methods...
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03-13-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
Posted By Notwendy

Wow! I'm a farmer with a pretty healthy crop. : )...

Wow! I'm a farmer with a pretty healthy crop. : )

Bank notes (folding money) are sometimes referred to as lettuce or cabbage - those scraps do indeed represent money "invested" in our hobby.
Forum: Main
03-11-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By Notwendy

Is it the free miniquilt pattern shown here?: ...

Is it the free miniquilt pattern shown here?:

http://threadbarecreations.blogspot.com/2016/05/corona-mini-quilt-your-free-june-2016.html
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03-05-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,091
Posted By Notwendy

Or if you would like to try a large paper-pieced...

Or if you would like to try a large paper-pieced design there is a free fox baby quilt by Shwin & Shwin (I have no connection to them just think the design is cute and it is on my to-do list).
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02-25-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Notwendy

Welcome from another Kelly in Wisconsin...

Welcome from another Kelly in Wisconsin (Milwaukee)!
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02-25-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,031
Posted By Notwendy

What fun! I'm sure you'll find many gems (and...

What fun! I'm sure you'll find many gems (and hopefully not much dross). Just going through it would be great. We're all awaiting vicariously enjoying your haul once you post pictures. : )
Forum: Pictures
02-24-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,267
Posted By Notwendy

That is really cute. I love the bottom piece with...

That is really cute. I love the bottom piece with the car. Wouldn't that make a cute quilt using different colors/directions for the car in 4-6 rows?
Forum: Pictures
02-24-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,876
Posted By Notwendy

That is one of my favorite blocks and I love the...

That is one of my favorite blocks and I love the batik you used. Also, if the queen does drop in, she likely has enough manners to be a gracious visitor. Just make her corgis wipe their paws.

Ha!...
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02-18-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,163
Posted By Notwendy

The Quilt Inspector (aka S'mores) approves! : ) ...

The Quilt Inspector (aka S'mores) approves! : )

What a feat, especially with everything else in flux at the time. Congratulations and thanks for sharing!
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