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Forum: Pictures
07-18-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,906
Posted By MadQuilter

Oh wow is all I can say.

Oh wow is all I can say.
Forum: Main
07-18-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,864
Posted By MadQuilter

Adding a label personalizes the quilt. My friend...

Adding a label personalizes the quilt. My friend and I just gifted one and the label was very simple:
Sweet Dreams
for Joyce, 2018
made by Kelly and Martina

It states the name, owner, maker,...
Forum: Main
07-18-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,470
Posted By MadQuilter

I think quick and easy works well when you are in...

I think quick and easy works well when you are in a pinch and need to get a project done in a short time. Otherwise, it will take as long as it will take.
07-17-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 57,909
Posted By MadQuilter

Happy birthday, SillySusan. WOW - those projects...

Happy birthday, SillySusan. WOW - those projects are turning out wonderful. I need to get my butt in gear but work has been challenging so I need to focus on sleeping. I also need the hubby to change...
Forum: Main
07-12-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,017
Posted By MadQuilter

When my machine skips stitches (a different...

When my machine skips stitches (a different brand) it either needs the bobbin cleaned and oiled or it needs a new needle.
Forum: Main
07-12-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,806
Posted By MadQuilter

I use the Karen Buckley scissors and love them....

I use the Karen Buckley scissors and love them. They have serrated edges and they are comfortable to hold.
07-12-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 73,263
Posted By MadQuilter

That's wonderful, Krisb. I have one too.

That's wonderful, Krisb. I have one too.
07-11-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 73,263
Posted By MadQuilter

I pulled a UFO and decided on the quilting plan...

I pulled a UFO and decided on the quilting plan last night. Backing and batting is already cut too so now on to making the sandwich.
Forum: Main
07-10-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,125
Posted By MadQuilter

What a cutie! I would do some thread play.

What a cutie! I would do some thread play.
Forum: Main
07-10-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,088
Posted By MadQuilter

I "upgraded" a machine years ago only to find out...

I "upgraded" a machine years ago only to find out that it was a horrible beast in real life. It got so bad (noise level of the machine and bad words used by me) that DH insisted that I trade her in...
Forum: Main
07-10-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,332
Posted By MadQuilter

I don't know about that. It says in the videos...

I don't know about that. It says in the videos from Elmers to Not heat-set the fabric as it would create a permanent bond.
Forum: Main
07-10-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,647
Posted By MadQuilter

Did you possibly copy your pattern on different...

Did you possibly copy your pattern on different machines? Sometimes the copier can distort a pattern.
Forum: Main
07-10-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,340
Posted By MadQuilter

In the "old" days when W&N still had a lot of...

In the "old" days when W&N still had a lot of roughage in the batt, it was recommended to prewash it to get all the oils out. It washed well in the gentle cycle. Now, I don't bother any longer. I...
07-10-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 73,263
Posted By MadQuilter

You have been doing some GOOD work around here. I...

You have been doing some GOOD work around here. I finished and delivered the "voluntold" quilt which actually turned out pretty. It was my first large FMQ. Now to pick a UFO. Not sure which one will...
07-10-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 57,909
Posted By MadQuilter

The voluntold quilt is Done and delivered. Joyce...

The voluntold quilt is Done and delivered. Joyce Loved it and put it on her bed immediately. Later on she kept taking her friends in the house to show it off. That is the nicest compliment a quilter...
Forum: Main
07-06-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By MadQuilter

You can also make the 9-patch block first and...

You can also make the 9-patch block first and then cut your snowball block to that size.
Forum: Main
07-05-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,032
Posted By MadQuilter

I just went through this exercise yesterday. I...

I just went through this exercise yesterday. I generally only figure on 40" for the width of fabric and I add at least 10" for overlap at the end as a fudge factor.
Forum: Main
07-05-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,534
Posted By MadQuilter

I just used this in the car yesterday - putting...

I just used this in the car yesterday - putting on binding on a road trip.
Forum: Main
07-05-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,443
Posted By MadQuilter

Maybe someone with a die cutter could cut the...

Maybe someone with a die cutter could cut the pieces for you.
07-05-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 57,909
Posted By MadQuilter

We took my MIL over to see some relatives...

We took my MIL over to see some relatives yesterday and stopped for breakfast close to a quilt store. I didn't even blink an eye when we drove by. Did not have the urge to go in and blow my resolve!...
07-02-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 73,263
Posted By MadQuilter

I am ALMOST done with my friend's project. All I...

I am ALMOST done with my friend's project. All I have left is to trim, bind and add a label. Then I can FINALLY get back on some UFOs.
07-02-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 57,909
Posted By MadQuilter

I prefer to look at it more like the Weight...

I prefer to look at it more like the Weight Watcher program where you get to still enjoy yourself, you just can't eat the whole pizza (or buy the whole lot). Many of us came at this from the same...
06-29-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 57,909
Posted By MadQuilter

Dang, ka9sdn - that is amazing. I have to...

Dang, ka9sdn - that is amazing.

I have to admit that I am not remotely interested to be THAT WELL-BEHAVED coz I do like fabric shopping, but I do tip my hat to those who stick to their...
06-28-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 57,909
Posted By MadQuilter

That is a good question and YES, we mean to...

That is a good question and YES, we mean to behave. This moratorium has been going for a few years. You should have seen us early on. It almost became a quest to see what we could get away with....
06-28-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 57,909
Posted By MadQuilter

Kristakz, u r good to go, girl. 1. Birthday...

Kristakz, u r good to go, girl. 1. Birthday exemption. 2. Hombre = neutrals (and everyone needs neutrals in their stash). 3. Fabric for a specific project = OBW. 4. Saving a friend from...
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