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Forum: Main
01-19-2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By SuzzyQ

Wow! you must really enjoy EPP or whatever its...

Wow! you must really enjoy EPP or whatever its called.
Forum: Main
01-18-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By SuzzyQ

A thought... rather than rip and recut the second...

A thought... rather than rip and recut the second project... could you perhaps change the direction of the project? If the pieces are going to make wonky blocks perhaps add borders to square them...
Forum: Recipes
01-09-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,831
Posted By SuzzyQ

Best advice - focus on ONE thing at a time. ...

Best advice - focus on ONE thing at a time. Familiarize yourself with the food program - thenkmove on to sleep and exercise. And it takes... as long as it takes....
Using the newest incantation of...
Forum: Main
01-01-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By SuzzyQ

Settled in

Moved into an apartment at start of pandemic and settled second bedroom for sewing room. This is what I've decided will house my supplies - used a shoebox of mini charms plus shoebox of triangle...
Forum: Recipes
12-03-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,978
Posted By SuzzyQ

I made thirty pounds of my grandma's dark...

I made thirty pounds of my grandma's dark Christmas fruitcake (sold most of it - only because I asked on FB if anyone would like to buy some since it's hard to get a proper mix of fruit in smaller...
Forum: Pictures
10-25-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,647
Posted By SuzzyQ

And thus a new pattern was born! Congratulations!

And thus a new pattern was born! Congratulations!
10-25-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By SuzzyQ

Thumbs up LOL I think I'll claim that one!

LOL I think I'll claim that one!
Forum: Main
10-24-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,730
Posted By SuzzyQ

Storm at Sea was my first official quilt

Made as a wedding gift for son and DIL.
While it was being hand quilted - not by me - I was told the points were perfect. Granted it was larger than regular (18" blocks as I recall) but I thought...
Forum: Pictures
10-04-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,177
Posted By SuzzyQ

Talking Why the bacon?

The red sashing is broken up with fabrics that illustrate her interests - cheerleader in high school/school colours, cats, beer (worked at the beer store), competitive BBQ/catering......
Borders are...
Forum: Recipes
10-02-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,306
Posted By SuzzyQ

Yeast baking is fun! For crusty bread I use...

Yeast baking is fun! For crusty bread I use flour, yeast, water and salt. For soft sandwich bread or buns I use milk or buttermilk (scalded), shartening or some sort of fat and 1/4 teaspoon of...
Forum: Pictures
10-02-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,177
Posted By SuzzyQ

Massive T-shirt Quilt

Commissioned to make a quilt from concert t-shirts. So big because the decals were big, front and back.... It's queen size. Quilted (QAYG) on my Pfaff 1222SE. First time I've tried...
Forum: Main
10-02-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,581
Posted By SuzzyQ

#1 - the creativity of combining colours and...

#1 - the creativity of combining colours and scraps, matching the "points" ... or not ....to give a different "look" to the finished product. I particularly like having someone tell me that I'm...
Forum: Main
09-07-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By SuzzyQ

Beary Merry Christmas panel

If anyone is interested this very popular panel is available at ineedfabric.com. Limited run production. Donít know if itís available elsewhere
08-24-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,833
Posted By SuzzyQ

My hubby used to power wash our siding at least...

My hubby used to power wash our siding at least once a year. Couldn't wash the old stucco so mother nature had to do that for us.
I would have told crabby neighbour that it makes us happy.
Forum: Main
08-21-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,660
Posted By SuzzyQ

Not what you asked but...

I think I bought my wool pressing mat for M'Gennis...
Forum: Main
08-19-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By SuzzyQ

Thank you all. The other t-shirt quilts I have...

Thank you all. The other t-shirt quilts I have made were large throw or long twin size so I wasn't sure if queen-size would be way too big.
It is going to be amazing! Laid it out on the floor today...
Forum: Main
08-18-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By SuzzyQ

Opinion needed - size of t-shirt quilt

I've been commissioned to make a quilt from 15 t-shirts by a friend - commissioned as in paid. Most of these are concert shirts with large pictures on the front and large pictures or artwork on the...
08-02-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By SuzzyQ

My sewing room in my house had no overhead light...

My sewing room in my house had no overhead light - just a light on the wall behind the door. Behind the door because to my DH swinging the door the other way "made more sense".... So I had a light...
Forum: Pictures
07-10-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,101
Posted By SuzzyQ

Red face Used up a shoebox of mini-charms and most of the...

Used up a shoebox of mini-charms and most of the box of triangles.... but I still have a shoebox of 5" charms and a larger one of 2 1/2" strips... And a large tote of flannel WOF strips.... and a...
Forum: Pictures
07-06-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,101
Posted By SuzzyQ

Scrappy Quilt Tops

Spent a few weeks playing with scraps - in January and then in May. Started with a shoebox of 2 1/2" mini charms and one of triangle off cuts - both from totes of scraps from the ladies I quilt...
Forum: Main
06-19-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 57,011
Posted By SuzzyQ

I haven't read the entire thread but I think you...

I haven't read the entire thread but I think you are missing the point. The funeral/memorial is for the remaining family and friends. While donations and such to charities, etc are an excellent...
06-05-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,150
Posted By SuzzyQ

So consensus is "bigger is better" .... Much...

So consensus is "bigger is better" ....
Much food for thought - thanks!
06-03-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,150
Posted By SuzzyQ

What size is your cutting table?

I currently am using an IKEA tabletop that is 72" x 24". I had originally planned to use one end (24 x 36) for cutting mat and the other end for pressing (felt pad). However I picked up a Rowenta...
05-30-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By SuzzyQ

When you by your knit fabric....give it a tug...

When you by your knit fabric....give it a tug crosswise to see that it stretches enough as per the guide on the pattern envelope. This will also tell you if the edges will curl when cut/washed. If...
Forum: Pictures
05-22-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By SuzzyQ

Two Commissioned T-shirt Quilts

Was asked by a friend to make t-shirt quilts for her two kids from their grandpa's t-shirts. Each took about a month although if I'd worked at them more consistently it would have been faster.
I...
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