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Forum: Pictures
04-14-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,489
Posted By Ellen 1

Great job. I love this quilt. The quilting...

Great job. I love this quilt. The quilting motifs are perfect.
Forum: Main
12-26-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,405
Posted By Ellen 1

Use more than one quilt. :-). I love the weight...

Use more than one quilt. :-). I love the weight of more than one quilt. Right now (my stage of life I guess) I am comfortable with one quilt and the sheet.

Also as mentioned above. The...
Forum: Pictures
12-25-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,520
Posted By Ellen 1

I like how you quilted it...straight lines, but...

I like how you quilted it...straight lines, but not stitch in the ditch. Very nice. Who keeps the quilt? Your brother? :-)
Forum: Main
12-25-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By Ellen 1

Do you have something you can substitute for the...

Do you have something you can substitute for the flowers? If the quilt is for a man.......just saying.....
12-20-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,676
Posted By Ellen 1

Robyn Carr popped into my mind. Some romance,...

Robyn Carr popped into my mind. Some romance, some mystery. A couple different series. I recommend you read them in order. (That is what I like to do). I’ll try to think of someone else I like...
Forum: Pictures
12-20-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,518
Posted By Ellen 1

Iím glad to see this quilt top finished. It is a...

Iím glad to see this quilt top finished. It is a very nice pattern (of a bargello). One of the best Iíve seen. Great job on finishing this top and yes you have been working on it a long time. I...
Forum: Main
12-17-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,008
Posted By Ellen 1

I agree. You will start liking it if you stop...

I agree. You will start liking it if you stop thinking of what you originally had in mind. We all do this at some time.
Forum: Main
12-15-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,916
Posted By Ellen 1

I forgot to bring my iron one time many years ago...

I forgot to bring my iron one time many years ago when we were traveling for a month. Went to the dollar store and bought a $9.00 iron. I do not use water in my irons because of the dripping of...
Forum: Main
12-15-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By Ellen 1

Ok easy fix.....unstitch one end of the binding...

Ok easy fix.....unstitch one end of the binding about 5” and cut it off. (Does not have to be exactly 5”) (you know how much extra fabric you have to fix it.) Then cut the new additional length...
Forum: Main
12-13-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,585
Posted By Ellen 1

Never use Printed Treasures for this very reason....

Never use Printed Treasures for this very reason. Pressing is worse than not pressing. I use EQ printable sheets (cotton Lawn the best). Never have had a problem with them.
Forum: Main
12-12-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,135
Posted By Ellen 1

Blue/purple

Blue/purple
Forum: Pictures
12-11-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,738
Posted By Ellen 1

Beautiful. I love that you pieced this using all...

Beautiful. I love that you pieced this using all white fabrics. Wonderful wedding gifts to receive.
Forum: Main
12-11-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By Ellen 1

Be careful not to stretch the binding while...

Be careful not to stretch the binding while re-stitching it. (Just lay it down and let the machine do the work). If you stretch it you will have “too much” binding and have to undo more to ease it...
12-09-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,770
Posted By Ellen 1

Use tissue paper between the bed of your machine...

Use tissue paper between the bed of your machine and the shelf liner. Also use it between the foot and the shelf liner if you don’t have the foot that will allow for this type of material. The...
Forum: Main
12-09-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,160
Posted By Ellen 1

Donate the batting scraps to a charity quilting...

Donate the batting scraps to a charity quilting group. They sew them together to make a piece of batting large enough for a quilt (usually lap or kid sized). Other than that, I give mine to a lady...
Forum: Main
12-09-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,171
Posted By Ellen 1

Dark purple. The yellow is too much and the...

Dark purple. The yellow is too much and the light purple is not enough.
Forum: Main
12-08-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
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Views: 2,116
Posted By Ellen 1

Because this quilt is important to you...

Because this quilt is important to you (sentiment) I would find a longarmer that has a longer frame to quilt it. I would not dismantle parts of it and hope to get it back together after it is...
Forum: Main
12-07-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,006
Posted By Ellen 1

The center and quilting is beautiful. I would...

The center and quilting is beautiful. I would lay the blue feathers out as you have shown in the (browns) photo. I would start about 1/3 from the right corner on the bottom and have the feathers go...
12-04-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,725
Posted By Ellen 1

Nice...his work is so amazing....have a wonderful...

Nice...his work is so amazing....have a wonderful time and show us what you made!!
12-04-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By Ellen 1

Very fun!!

Very fun!!
12-04-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By Ellen 1

I am not familiar with the machine you are using...

I am not familiar with the machine you are using but when my threads get all jumbled up like you described, my thread has come off the puck up lever. (My machine is not an antique so maybe yours...
Forum: Pictures
12-04-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,639
Posted By Ellen 1

My mother loved Cardinals and would have loved to...

My mother loved Cardinals and would have loved to have had all of these projects. Great work using up this fabric.
Forum: Pictures
12-03-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,016
Posted By Ellen 1

You could do either. I probably would just trim...

You could do either. I probably would just trim to the space I wanted between the feathers and trim. That gives you plenty of space to make sure it squares up. Love your feathers.

I hope I...
Forum: Pictures
12-02-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,944
Posted By Ellen 1

Thank you.

Thank you.
12-01-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,920
Posted By Ellen 1

Could not pay me to go to the mall on Black...

Could not pay me to go to the mall on Black Friday.....of course we all have our price....hahaha
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