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11-23-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Farm Quilter

Pictures of my autograph quilts

These are the three I have pictures of autograph quilts I made. For the pink candy and red/black, I had not made the blocks, just had the fabric pieces cut out, because I had no idea what I was...
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04-29-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,505
Posted By Farm Quilter

I tried the fold-over method once...looked...

I tried the fold-over method once...looked horrible and didn't hold up well at all, so never again for me.
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04-23-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,096
Posted By Farm Quilter

I store my finished quilts on a bed that isn't...

I store my finished quilts on a bed that isn't being used with a sheet over them to keep the dust off.
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04-09-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,378
Posted By Farm Quilter

Feathers and swirls? Swirls and pebbles? ...

Feathers and swirls? Swirls and pebbles? Baptist fan? I am better at coming up with custom quilting ideas than E2E, but I hope these help you in your process of figuring out how to quilt this...
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04-08-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,780
Posted By Farm Quilter

https://www.etsy.com/search?q=where+the+wild+thing...

https://www.etsy.com/search?q=where+the+wild+things+are+fabric

https://www.etsy.com/search?q=where+the+wild+things+are+fabric

Also check out David Textiles as they appear to have designed some...
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04-08-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,780
Posted By Farm Quilter

https://www.etsy.com/search?q=where+the+wild+thing...

https://www.etsy.com/search?q=where+the+wild+things+are+fabric

https://www.etsy.com/search?q=where+the+wild+things+are+fabric

Also check out David Textiles as they appear to have designed some...
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04-08-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,718
Posted By Farm Quilter

Have you thought about sending Moda an email and...

Have you thought about sending Moda an email and asking them about it? That way you could get the information directly from the manufacturer. I haven't heard about it, but I'm a SABLE and trying to...
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04-08-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Farm Quilter

I took a couple of classes from Lisa Calle when...

I took a couple of classes from Lisa Calle when she came to my longarm guild. She is a lovely person and teacher! I really like her templates and use them all the time. Enjoy your time at MQX!!
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03-25-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,311
Posted By Farm Quilter

From my own experience, I have found that fusible...

From my own experience, I have found that fusible isn't forever and it needs to be sewn down if you want it to last. I longarm my own quilts so I have no problem quilting all the pieces into place...
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03-09-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By Farm Quilter

Love what you have done so far!! If I was...

Love what you have done so far!! If I was quilting this quilt for you, I would match the thread to the color I was quilting on to keep your beautiful stars and snowflakes at the center of the stage.
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03-09-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,131
Posted By Farm Quilter

Just an FYI on using rulers for quilting...you...

Just an FYI on using rulers for quilting...you will need the bed of your sewing machine to be level with your table or have an acrylic "table" to create a larger flat area to stabilize your ruler. I...
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03-05-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,744
Posted By Farm Quilter

I went to the GoodFeet store and spent a chunk of...

I went to the GoodFeet store and spent a chunk of change on a pair of really nice clogs that I wear when I'm quilting. I was quilting in just socks or bare feet, but my doc told me that was not the...
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03-05-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Farm Quilter

Once a year my guild hosts "Quilt 'til You Wilt"...

Once a year my guild hosts "Quilt 'til You Wilt" for around 100 quilters. Starts at 6 AM and ends at midnight...if anyone can last that long. Every hour there is a demonstration, game or something...
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02-23-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,382
Posted By Farm Quilter

Use the Bottom Line in the bobbin and So Fine on...

Use the Bottom Line in the bobbin and So Fine on the top...I have quilted with Bottom Line on both top and bottom but it is not recommended because Bottom Line is a two-ply 60 weight thread that is...
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02-21-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,407
Posted By Farm Quilter

I had the same problem with a panel of chickens. ...

I had the same problem with a panel of chickens. I put sashing around the chickens and then cut them a little wonky to make square blocks. I had to do the wonky because the chicken blocks alone...
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02-21-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,774
Posted By Farm Quilter

I happen to like asymmetry, but have to agree...

I happen to like asymmetry, but have to agree that the houses just don't work for your beautiful RbyR. I would make a log cabin block to create an inner border, using solids or reads-as-solids of...
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02-21-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,382
Posted By Farm Quilter

As a longarm quilter, you can leave the sleeve...

As a longarm quilter, you can leave the sleeve on, but it is easier to quilt without the binding already sewn on the top. If you want to have this quilted by a longarm quilter, you will need to have...
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02-09-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,575
Posted By Farm Quilter

I pieced together several different kinds of...

I pieced together several different kinds of batting (cotton and poly) that was the same thickness (close, not necessarily exact) to use in a quilt...I called it Frankenstein Batting. I'll admit I...
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02-09-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Farm Quilter

I quilted an entire wide border on a queen sized...

I quilted an entire wide border on a queen sized quilt for a customer before I decided I didn't like the way it looked...8 hours of frogging perfectly tensioned quilting was a bummer but I hated the...
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02-09-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By Farm Quilter

Either follow PaperPrincess's advice or figure...

Either follow PaperPrincess's advice or figure out what size the block is on the table runner then decide how many blocks you will need for your quilt. If the table runner uses 3 12" blocks and your...
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12-26-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,953
Posted By Farm Quilter

Tartan has the right idea. Have your brother...

Tartan has the right idea. Have your brother choose a couple of contrasting solid colors to use as the background fabric, then find the largest patch to determine the size of squares you will need,...
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12-26-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,959
Posted By Farm Quilter

I also use freezer paper ironed shiny side toward...

I also use freezer paper ironed shiny side toward the fabric on my signature quilts. They iron on easily and remove easily as well. I went to Hobby Lobby and had a picture frame mat made that I...
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09-26-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,091
Posted By Farm Quilter

Judging by Krisb's information, if you wanted to...

Judging by Krisb's information, if you wanted to only use 2 layer cakes, you would have to have multiple borders to make the quilt queen sized or you will have one huge border. After looking at the...
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09-26-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,387
Posted By Farm Quilter

The top thread goes through the needle about 70...

The top thread goes through the needle about 70 times - back and forth - before it gets laid down as a stitch, so that is why you can use more fragile thread in the bobbin then on the top...friction...
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09-26-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,458
Posted By Farm Quilter

I have an 18" Innova (back when I bought it my...

I have an 18" Innova (back when I bought it my options were 18" and 26") and a 12" block on point requires me to do some rolling back and forth to complete a block - do the top half first, roll do...
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