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Forum: Main
04-18-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,269
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Just got home from a 4 day retreat with an...

Just got home from a 4 day retreat with an instructor working on deJong and Niemeyer quilts. I don't have enough done to post a picture yet--but will once I get to that point. I need to get busy...
Forum: Main
03-31-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

talk with your long armer--I can always do less...

talk with your long armer--I can always do less on the sides, but really need the top and bottom extra because of how I load on the frame. If she really does need all the extra go ahead and cut some...
Forum: Pictures
03-31-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,316
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

what a cool idea! Love it!

what a cool idea! Love it!
Forum: Main
03-24-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

my one guild did a painted barn quilt (block)...

my one guild did a painted barn quilt (block) several years ago and I have a 2x2 hung on our gate by the road. I have the outdoor plywood to make a larger one and have the 13 yr old grandson coming...
Forum: Main
03-24-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

as long as the chenille is not loopy I think...

as long as the chenille is not loopy I think you'll be ok
Forum: Pictures
03-15-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,987
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I'm impressed! I really like the one with the...

I'm impressed! I really like the one with the scallop border and assymetrical border.
Forum: Pictures
03-15-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,282
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

too cute! you did a great job

too cute! you did a great job
Forum: Main
03-15-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,635
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

such great, and diverse, projects! I'm feeling...

such great, and diverse, projects! I'm feeling like a bit of a slacker this weekend. But today I worked on the oldest g-boy's quilt on the long arm. Using high loft poly bat--never my favorite,...
Forum: Main
03-14-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I love using rulers on my LA and have (too) many....

I love using rulers on my LA and have (too) many. Like Tartan and others I suggest you get a nice straight edge(some have a more curved edge on the opposite side) and a curve to start. While I have a...
Forum: Main
03-14-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,517
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

your first post made me grin--think that the...

your first post made me grin--think that the first 3(or more) quilts I loaded I had to have my laptop by me to watch/pause the video showing how to do it--took forever! Now, a prepped quilt...
Forum: Main
03-14-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,635
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Turned out I was a bit lazy this weekend. Sat....

Turned out I was a bit lazy this weekend. Sat. morning I had a long in-person (first for a year) as a rep to the K.C. Regional Quilt Fest happening June 17-19, only to walk out in the pouring rain...
Forum: Main
03-12-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,635
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I'm in! Spent the last 4 days starting a long...

I'm in! Spent the last 4 days starting a long overdue "deep cleaning" of my house--got the library and the kids (grown now) Jack'nJill bathrooms done. so rewarding myself with 3 whole days of...
Forum: Main
03-09-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,161
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Although I use a thread catcher and trash can...

Although I use a thread catcher and trash can nearby, I still get threads. I will every several months flip the chair and use my seam ripper to cut the ones out. I'm trying to get better of...
Forum: Main
03-09-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,926
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I rarely use a foundation when making string...

I rarely use a foundation when making string quilts. If I'm going to be cutting my string sets on the diagonal I may use a foundation due to bias. But not when they are lined up on the vertical or...
Forum: Main
03-09-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

take hold of it, dry, and pull it by the opposite...

take hold of it, dry, and pull it by the opposite diagonal corners into straight of grain like I learned in 7th grade Home Ec. Hopefully it's not printed so off grain that it just doesn't work. ...
Forum: Main
03-09-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,559
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I'm about 1/2 way to finishing piecing on 2nd...

I'm about 1/2 way to finishing piecing on 2nd g-boy's 3D quilt. His pattern choice is much more tricky to piece (keeping track of pieces as it goes together like a bargello), so can only do about...
Forum: Main
03-05-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,559
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

love those rainbow quilts! I finally finished...

love those rainbow quilts! I finally finished cutting about 900 4" triangles to started middle g-boy's 3D quilt--got the first strip done and guess what! Figured out by using my Accuquilt dies I...
Forum: Main
03-04-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,324
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

Oh ,Tropit, You brought a smile to my face when...

Oh ,Tropit, You brought a smile to my face when reading your posts. I bought my son's Consew 206RB when he got married. Have used it a few times and have been little afraid of it. But it does get...
03-03-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

very nice and thank you for the info--I bought...

very nice and thank you for the info--I bought yardage and will make one of the rectangle ones--too chicken to try to get the oval ones to lay flat!
Forum: Main
03-03-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,339
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

I probably get about 60 emails daily and most are...

I probably get about 60 emails daily and most are promotional. I have 2 email accts. so luckily some of these are duplicated. I just routine go through and delete without even opening--if something...
Forum: Main
03-02-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,559
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

think I will be working on 4 quilts--oldest...

think I will be working on 4 quilts--oldest grandson's 3D quilt (Q) on the long arm(have been waiting for gray minky too long for the back); keep piecing on the next grandson's 3D quilt (T);...
03-02-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,068
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

according to my son, who's a bit of an...

according to my son, who's a bit of an information nerd, there really were Romany gangs in industrial English cities like Birmingham, etc at turn of century and between the wars, and they really did...
02-27-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,068
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

We love Call the Midwife (but watch on PBS). ...

We love Call the Midwife (but watch on PBS). Speaking of PBS, we are officially hooked on the newest All Creatures Great and Small (and of course Father Brown and Midsomer Murders). We are...
Forum: Main
02-27-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

you don't give specifics on how much bigger you...

you don't give specifics on how much bigger you want blocks and quilt--if you double the size of the 6" blocks (all pcs.) it would give you a 12" block--and double the quilt size. without having to...
Forum: Main
02-27-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,297
Posted By quiltingshorttimer

on our bed, I don't want my DH having the quilt...

on our bed, I don't want my DH having the quilt on our bed near his beard and he also has a habit of yanking it up by the binding--so our rectangular bed quilt is on sidewise with another light...
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