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02-09-2020, 10:01 AM
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Posted By susanwilley

I found a counter/pub size table at a Goodwill...

I found a counter/pub size table at a Goodwill Store that works great! Perfect height for cutting. It measure 50 x 36 without the leaf.
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10-22-2019, 04:49 AM
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Views: 546
Posted By susanwilley

Long Arm Quilters

I’ll be ready to load my t-shirt quilt on mylongarm in the next week or so. I havenot yet quilted one on my long arm and I am looking for any do’s, donts and allthe tips you guys can give me! Thank...
10-21-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,378
Posted By susanwilley

I keep a journal of each quilt with some details...

I keep a journal of each quilt with some details of how it was made, and who it was made for. There were a few pages in the beginning as I would write about what was happening in my life at the...
10-21-2019, 04:23 AM
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Views: 11,947
Posted By susanwilley

What a great use of space!

What a great use of space!
10-21-2019, 04:18 AM
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Posted By susanwilley

I use a wooden dinning room table that I found on...

I use a wooden dinning room table that I found on Craig's List. It is all one piece so my son and his friend were able to make a cutout to set my machine into on both sides. It is a 36x60 table so...
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07-23-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By susanwilley

The only cones I find in my searches are always...

The only cones I find in my searches are always dor sergers. I'll keep searching though. Thanks so much for your response!
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07-22-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By susanwilley

I have always used Crayola Washable Markers for...

I have always used Crayola Washable Markers for marking my quilts. I trace around the stencils. I have never had any issues with the marks washing out, even after letting them sit for weeks at a...
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07-22-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By susanwilley

Serger thread cones

I have read many different views on using serger thread in quilting on different boards. I have used it myself with out any issues. I now have a long arm and see many pics with large cones of...
03-13-2018, 06:47 AM
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Views: 12,315
Posted By susanwilley

I found a Pub height dinning room table 50 x 50...

I found a Pub height dinning room table 50 x 50 with the leaf in, at a 2nd hand shop for about 70.00. It is the perfect height for cutting and is sturdy and strong. Love it! Will not go back to...
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10-02-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,343
Posted By susanwilley

I told my husband I will haunt him if he throws...

I told my husband I will haunt him if he throws ANY of my quilting supplies away when I die! LOL He has been instructed to sell it or give it away to another quilter if our daughters or anyone else...
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06-22-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By susanwilley

This is great! I can do a wavy seam closer...

This is great! I can do a wavy seam closer throughout the quilt. It may even look like I planned it that way. LOL Thanks so much for your help!
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06-22-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By susanwilley

That's a good idea! Do you think stitch in the...

That's a good idea! Do you think stitch in the ditch would help? Or should it be away from the seam?
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06-18-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By susanwilley

Thanks so much everyone for all the suggestions! ...

Thanks so much everyone for all the suggestions! I knew you all would be able to help me! Ithink I’m going to try to fix the two seams that will reach the connecting seamby hand sewing them closed...
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06-18-2017, 05:26 PM
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Posted By susanwilley

They are the 10 minute block Suzanne McNeill that...

They are the 10 minute block Suzanne McNeill that only has 3 seams to each block and turns the middle block on point and the sides can be turned in to give it the Cathedral Window look. Very easy...
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06-18-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By susanwilley

[QUOTE=Geri B;7846663]Homespun is looser weave...

[QUOTE=Geri B;7846663]Homespun is looser weave than quilt cotton....I have never used it, but I'm asking if a smaller piecing stitch would make it less likely to shred?

This fabric sounds like...
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06-18-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By susanwilley

I used cotton thread but I did notice while...

I used cotton thread but I did notice while piecing that thefabric was shredding on the ends, but I thought that the seam line would stopit. I won’t be using this fabric inanymore quilts. I don’t...
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06-18-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By susanwilley

Yes, in about 3 places....so far

Yes, in about 3 places....so far
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06-18-2017, 11:00 AM
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Posted By susanwilley

I'm thinking that maybe what caused it. If I do...

I'm thinking that maybe what caused it. If I do use this fabric again I will be sure to wash it first!
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06-18-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By susanwilley

Applique is an excellent idea! That and maybe...

Applique is an excellent idea! That and maybe trying the same fabric and stitchingin the ditch to cover the original fabric that is shredding. I’ll find something that will work for appliqué.
I'll...
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06-18-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By susanwilley

Because of the fabric I used I'm afraid that is...

Because of the fabric I used I'm afraid that is what will happen with this one too.
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06-18-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By susanwilley

Shredding seams

Attached is a quilt I just finished for my great niece as awedding present. I thought I couldattach it but I can’t seem to get it to work. Sorry! I washed and dried it as Ialways do with all the...
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03-14-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,781
Posted By susanwilley

Thank you everyone for you suggestions! I will...

Thank you everyone for you suggestions! I will try and see what I can come up with. But I think I might have to use a different layout or the easy square in a square, which is good, but I did one...
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03-12-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,781
Posted By susanwilley

I meant squares not triangles in my first reply.

I meant squares not triangles in my first reply.
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03-12-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,781
Posted By susanwilley

Yes there are 3 fabric strips sewn together. ...

Yes there are 3 fabric strips sewn together. This is the tube method. Two 2 1/2 strips sewn together with a 4 1/2 strip sewn into a tube. They are cut diagonally to create the triangles that make...
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03-11-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,781
Posted By susanwilley

Diagonal stripes

Does anyone have any suggestions on matching stripes diagonally. They match up just fine and really look good on my design board but when I sew them together the lines are always way off.
Thanks...
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