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Forum: Main
10-03-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By GagaSmith

Thin line

I am looking for suggestions on how to make a thin line of fabric. I'm doing an applique of birds sitting on a wire and I'm not sure how to make the "wire." I know I could just cut it and adhere it...
Forum: Main
03-13-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,417
Posted By GagaSmith

The older invisible thread was made of nylon and...

The older invisible thread was made of nylon and would stretch and could be caught on little fingers and toes. The newer thread is made of polyester and performs like any other polyester thread so...
Forum: Main
01-16-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,490
Posted By GagaSmith

This year our guild is celebrating its 35th...

This year our guild is celebrating its 35th anniversary so one of the members looked up the colors for this anniversary--they are jade, coral and emerald. We have to use two or three of these colors...
Forum: Main
09-06-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,762
Posted By GagaSmith

Thank you all for your responses. Jan you are...

Thank you all for your responses. Jan you are always full of useful information. thank you.
ekuw I had seen a line from French General called La Belle Fleur that I liked but it apparently an older...
Forum: Main
09-06-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,762
Posted By GagaSmith

French country????

My friend has recently gone through some very challenging health issues but is now on the mend and I would like to make her a quilt.
When I asked her about colors and her style she said French...
Forum: Main
09-06-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,705
Posted By GagaSmith

I like Jenny Doan for quilt ideas and Angela...

I like Jenny Doan for quilt ideas and Angela Walters for quilting. Admire many others too.
Forum: Main
08-19-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,170
Posted By GagaSmith

http://www.just-threads.com/Threads%20Glide%20Poly...

http://www.just-threads.com/Threads%20Glide%20Polyester.htm


I buy it here. Excellent service. I love the pre wound bobbins, especially for the long arm but also for my DSM.
Forum: Main
07-10-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By GagaSmith

Thanks to all.

Thanks to all.
Forum: Main
07-08-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By GagaSmith

Need help with measurements please

Hope someone can help me because I feel very math challenged right now.
If I was to make a rail fence quilt sewing 5 strips, 2 1/2" each together, what width would I cut it to make a square block?...
Forum: Pictures
06-30-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,582
Posted By GagaSmith

Absolutely beautiful. Did you have a picture or...

Absolutely beautiful. Did you have a picture or pattern to follow or was this all in your head?
Forum: Main
03-23-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,342
Posted By GagaSmith

I totally agree with Tom--the fabric choice is...

I totally agree with Tom--the fabric choice is more important than the pattern in making a quilt look feminine, masculine, kiddie, etc. For a man I just wouldn't use a flower basket, grandmothers...
Forum: Main
02-17-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,839
Posted By GagaSmith

This one was posted last April here on the board....

This one was posted last April here on the board. I think you could use whatever fabrics you want.
She says she found the pattern on Craftsy.
...
Forum: Main
02-17-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By GagaSmith

They are not finding out if it is a boy or a girl...

They are not finding out if it is a boy or a girl but in either case want camo. They are outdoorsy people and want earth tones.
Thanks for all your ideas.
Forum: Main
02-16-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By GagaSmith

Please help with ideas

I recently purchased this panel to make a quilt for my daughter's friend who wants a Bambi and camo theme for her baby to be born later this year.
...
Forum: Main
02-16-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,189
Posted By GagaSmith

The "take Five" quilt does not use 5 one-yard...

The "take Five" quilt does not use 5 one-yard pieces. It uses pieces of different sizes.
Forum: Main
02-16-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By GagaSmith

What do you mean "float" your quilt tops? New to...

What do you mean "float" your quilt tops? New to me. Thanks.
02-01-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By GagaSmith

Bloom sew along

Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet is posting a sew along called Bloom. Supposed to be a new video every Mon showing a new block each time. I found the first block two Mons ago but cannot find the video...
01-29-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,400
Posted By GagaSmith

Rowenta Irons--Good buy

For those of you who need a new iron and live near an Ollie's Bargain Outlet check them out.
I bought an 1800 watt Rowenta for $39 today at Ollies in Ithaca, NY, and I had a 15% off coupon. They...
Forum: Main
01-23-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By GagaSmith

Bobbin winder for the HQ long arms

I have a HQ Avante long arm and the bobbin winder that came with it. I cannot get the bobbins to wind properly. I have tightened the tension several times but the bobbins still feel wrong. The thread...
Forum: Pictures
12-01-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,619
Posted By GagaSmith

Absolutely beautiful!!

Absolutely beautiful!!
Forum: Main
12-01-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,661
Posted By GagaSmith

Do I have to iron before I sew together?

I am making a quilt for DGD for Christmas. I have each of the horizontal rows sewn together.
Do you think it would be ok to join the rows, matching the seams, (sewing seams going in alternate...
Forum: Main
11-13-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By GagaSmith

Thank you Kitsie for that information. Great...

Thank you Kitsie for that information. Great diagrams.
Forum: Main
11-09-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,807
Posted By GagaSmith

Here's a free pattern that has some cute ideas....

Here's a free pattern that has some cute ideas. Also, the little taggies are something babies love to play with and would not make it uncomfortable to lie on.
...
Forum: Pictures
10-29-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,637
Posted By GagaSmith

These coasters are quick and easy. What she...

These coasters are quick and easy. What she doesn't show is you can open up the pieces of fabric and the bottom of a stemware glass will fit inside. Very cute.
...
Forum: Main
10-26-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,287
Posted By GagaSmith

I have never used the Red Snappers so I can't...

I have never used the Red Snappers so I can't comment on them. I use these Leader Grips. I do not have a lot of strength in my hands either but I am usually able to install these easily.
I saw them...
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