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Forum: Main
01-25-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By LAF2019

I suppose I have never really paid attention if...

I suppose I have never really paid attention if my fabric moves or not.... I'm like sewingpup, I just toss my fabric on the mat and however it lands, that's where it stays. (okay, maybe i'm not...
Forum: Main
01-25-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,270
Posted By LAF2019

I think your star points are just fine for where...

I think your star points are just fine for where you are at in sewing! Even long time quilters still lose points every so often. The advice above is really good, I would also suggest that you...
Forum: Main
01-24-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By LAF2019

I am not picky. I use literally whatever is on...

I am not picky. I use literally whatever is on sale. Though tend to prefer the lighter weight options if i'm feeling snazzy enough to actually choose.
Forum: Main
01-24-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By LAF2019

can you find a way to incorporate the original...

can you find a way to incorporate the original HSTs into the backing of the final quilt if they are still semi coordinated with the officially chosen colors?
Forum: Main
01-20-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,124
Posted By LAF2019

are you using a different kind of thread? ...

are you using a different kind of thread? sometimes certain thread can make a machine angry.
Forum: Main
01-19-2022, 04:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By LAF2019

I did a disappearing nine patch using my dad's...

I did a disappearing nine patch using my dad's favorite sports team. I chose coordinating solids for the patches that get more sliced up and used the focus fabric in the corners of the nine patch as...
Forum: Main
01-17-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By LAF2019

Good for you for knowing your limits and being...

Good for you for knowing your limits and being strong enough to say No. Maybe she can reach out to a local guild. Perhaps a member there would be interested.
Forum: Main
01-16-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By LAF2019

All the good quilters out there will tell you to...

All the good quilters out there will tell you to take measurements at the top, middle, and bottom, just as the members above have instructed. However, I have NEVER been able to get accurate...
Forum: Main
01-16-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,928
Posted By LAF2019

Regarding your question about getting the center...

Regarding your question about getting the center line. I cut my squares a bit bigger than necessary to give some extra room for error. For example, if you need a 4" finished HST, instead of cutting...
Forum: Main
01-16-2022, 05:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,928
Posted By LAF2019

Yes, do what Rhonda said and you will be fine. ...

Yes, do what Rhonda said and you will be fine. However, at some point in your quilting life you will likely go buy a longer ruler anyway (I love my 6x24 ruler). So, if you anticipate many more...
Forum: Main
01-15-2022, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By LAF2019

The more you do it, the easier it will be. ...

The more you do it, the easier it will be. because the same free motion design can look different when done by different people (like handwriting), there is no one definition of doing it "right" or...
Forum: Main
01-11-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By LAF2019

I don't think a regular storage unit will do the...

I don't think a regular storage unit will do the trick, as most of them do not have power outlets. However there are some that look like glorified storage units but often offer power, wifi, etc. ...
Forum: Pictures
01-09-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,840
Posted By LAF2019

love how you sprinkled in the occasional "other"...

love how you sprinkled in the occasional "other" fabric in the blocks. really makes them interesting!
Forum: Pictures
01-08-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By LAF2019

That's a creative idea to use a cross stitch...

That's a creative idea to use a cross stitch pattern! Looks great, glad you persevered.
Forum: Pictures
01-07-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By LAF2019

great topper and I like the use of the mini...

great topper and I like the use of the mini swirls to imitate water waves
Forum: Main
01-07-2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,753
Posted By LAF2019

Love all the ideas from this board! Thank you so...

Love all the ideas from this board! Thank you so much. there are definitely several that I will look into making now and some for maybe down the road. Thank you
Forum: Main
01-06-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By LAF2019

you could put some charms together in a 4 patch...

you could put some charms together in a 4 patch or 9 patch, then make equal sized blocks using strips of the jelly rolls. lay them out in an alternating fashion.
Forum: Main
01-05-2022, 04:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,753
Posted By LAF2019

Baby Items

My nephew is turning 1 in a few months. He is the only baby in the family, and as such, he has already received 4 quilts from me in various sizes and themes. I made burp cloths and a Mickey quilted...
Forum: Pictures
01-04-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By LAF2019

Great quilt! Looks like it could be a pile of...

Great quilt! Looks like it could be a pile of christmas presents! I bet the gold really pops in person.
Forum: Pictures
12-27-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,173
Posted By LAF2019

"Bubblegum Surprise"

This was a mystery quilt through my local guild. the Quilting Board folks here helped me out along the way. As I was putting together the top, I wanted to add the floating border and needed help to...
Forum: Main
12-26-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,090
Posted By LAF2019

videos always make things look easy! I am not...

videos always make things look easy! I am not sure I would want to quilt a whole quilt with those, as it looks like it would take very frequent readjustments. I would expect that these would be...
Forum: Pictures
12-22-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,959
Posted By LAF2019

great pattern. well done!

great pattern. well done!
Forum: Main
12-22-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By LAF2019

Do not shy away from applique in the future, it...

Do not shy away from applique in the future, it can be a nice addition. Just do some edge stitching directly on the quilt top or block first. I'm glad you at least found a moderately satisfactory...
Forum: Pictures
12-22-2021, 02:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,150
Posted By LAF2019

your quilting is amazing!

your quilting is amazing!
Forum: Main
12-19-2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By LAF2019

I would suggest using a Glide foot (looks like a...

I would suggest using a Glide foot (looks like a clear bowl) it will help your needle and foot move over your applique better and hopefully avoid any snagging that may be causing thread breakage. ...
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