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07-25-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,219
Posted By amh

I should have added to my previous reply, that...

I should have added to my previous reply, that you will probably need to register for both classes. If I were you, I would make one with a back closure for fitting, and then then take her next class...
07-25-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,219
Posted By amh

I can recommend Beverly Johnson's class on...

I can recommend Beverly Johnson's class on Craftsy. I never had a bra that fit prior to the class, and could not wear underwires at all. Now I have bras that fit and absolutely love underwires as...
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11-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,291
Posted By amh

Oh how I wish you lived close to me as I love...

Oh how I wish you lived close to me as I love showing people how to hand quilt. I guess because I love to hand quilt.

Watch some videos on Youtube to get information, and everyone has a...
Forum: Pictures
11-05-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,422
Posted By amh

It warms your heart to see how much the recipient...

It warms your heart to see how much the recipient loves what you have made.
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11-03-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By amh

I was very reluctant to try invisible thread, but...

I was very reluctant to try invisible thread, but I was at a quilting retreat and was going to abandon my project as I was going to need many colors of thread to get the effect I wanted, and didn't...
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10-30-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,981
Posted By amh

Here's a web site with a few ideas. ...

Here's a web site with a few ideas.

http://www.minneapolismqg.com/2012/09/bobbin-organization.html

I particularly like the rubber band idea.
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10-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By amh

Paper Princess outlined everything that you need...

Paper Princess outlined everything that you need to do. She should be an instructor.
Forum: Main
10-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,850
Posted By amh

I'm not sure if you need to wash them again, but...

I'm not sure if you need to wash them again, but if you do, wash them in vinegar and baking soda. Yes, you just dump a bunch of vinegar into the washer along with a bunch of baking soda -- I never...
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10-27-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,259
Posted By amh

I think it is your walking foot. I believe that...

I think it is your walking foot. I believe that they were meant only for straight stitching and were not meant to go backwards, or side to side. I would try taking it off and putting on a regular...
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10-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By amh

I quilt them with the pieced side up and the...

I quilt them with the pieced side up and the minky down. I do find that the minky doesn't slide the same as a lighter backing, but sprayed my surface with silicone spray, wiped it off well, and it...
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10-14-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,428
Posted By amh

I have a quater of a sheet of plywood. I covered...

I have a quater of a sheet of plywood. I covered it with batting and muslin. It sits on my ironing board. Yes, sometimes it could be a little more stable, but it is removable and I can take it to...
Forum: Pictures
10-09-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 28,592
Posted By amh

I just found this thread from a couple of years...

I just found this thread from a couple of years ago.

What a great idea. I've been wanting to make myself something like this, and I think the photos and directions that were initially supplied...
Forum: Main
10-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By amh

It is so good to know that someone still hand...

It is so good to know that someone still hand quilts. Although I now do most of my quilts by machine, I love hand quilting, and always have something I can pick up and work on. Whenever I hand quilt...
Forum: Pictures
08-15-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,270
Posted By amh

This is absolutely beautiful. I have been...

This is absolutely beautiful. I have been looking for a way that I can incorporate some of my deceased father ties into a quilt and seeing what you have done has given me some wonderful ideas.
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06-25-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By amh

These are the ones I know about, though I'm sure...

These are the ones I know about, though I'm sure there are more, and am interested in web sites that others can provide.

Stitch in the Ditch: http://www.stitchintheditch.com/
I have ordered...
Forum: Pictures
06-19-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,092
Posted By amh

This is a treasure for your mother and yourself. ...

This is a treasure for your mother and yourself.

I had one that my grandmother made from used clothing and the batting was from men's long underwear. It had reached the point where it was not...
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06-19-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,634
Posted By amh

Oops. Forgot to mention that when I purchase my...

Oops. Forgot to mention that when I purchase my own batting I get the pre-shrunk kind. That's the real answer.
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06-19-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,634
Posted By amh

I was given Warm and Natural that would shrink,...

I was given Warm and Natural that would shrink, and I don't particularly like the shrunken look.

It is quite easy on a top loading machine. Put the batting into the washing machine and fill it...
Forum: Main
06-06-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,429
Posted By amh

Working full time does cramp ones sewing time. ...

Working full time does cramp ones sewing time. When I'm working on a project, I try to spend about half an hour cutting out, sewing, arranging on the design wall, FMQ or whatever needs to be done on...
05-28-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,248
Posted By amh

Thanks so much for the link. 3D and illusion...

Thanks so much for the link. 3D and illusion quilts are my current interest, so I really do appreciate your sharing.
05-07-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 113,118
Posted By amh

I love what you have done so far Kehoeta. I...

I love what you have done so far Kehoeta. I think that when you do the quilting the depth will happen.

I'm not sure if you do any thread painting, but perhaps that would add depth to certain...
Forum: Main
05-05-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,702
Posted By amh

For me, it isn't the chair, it is the height of...

For me, it isn't the chair, it is the height of the chair. I actually prefer a drafting chair so I can really be above the work. I have a very bad back, and someone suggested I get up higher and it...
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04-16-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By amh

I wouldn't worry about it. Once it is washed it...

I wouldn't worry about it. Once it is washed it seems to go away. One suggestion I do have is that when you are quilting straight lines try to first go one way, and then the other way. (EG: From...
Forum: Main
04-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By amh

Excellent tip. I admit I do have problems with...

Excellent tip. I admit I do have problems with the ruler sliding. I will try this next time I do some cutting.
Forum: Main
03-31-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,887
Posted By amh

I'm with sewingsuz. A piece of shelf liner. I...

I'm with sewingsuz. A piece of shelf liner. I just cut a piece off and tossed it on the floor and put my foot pedal on top of it. It is larger than the foot pedal, but it doesn't slide on the...
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