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02-02-2020, 07:10 AM
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Posted By murphzmom

2020 Chicago Quilt Festival

Would anyone have information on when the International Quilt Festival will be in Chicago, all the links I have tried do not give a date at all. Thank you!!
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01-13-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By murphzmom

Question on Fabric Requirements

I want to make some baby quilts using both the disappearing 4 and 9 patch blocks (not both in the same quilt). I already know how to make the blocks my question is in regards to the fabric...
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07-14-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,537
Posted By murphzmom

Help with Muslin/Joanns

I have been told that you can get prewashed muslin at Joanns. I went to my local store tonight and tried to find some, I didn't notice it marked as such on the end of any of the bolts, I asked 4...
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06-29-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,348
Posted By murphzmom

I want to combine/alternate regular blocks with...

I want to combine/alternate regular blocks with embroidered blocks with a sashing in between.
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06-29-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,348
Posted By murphzmom

Quilt with Machine Embroidery help

I want to make a baby quilt and incorporate machine embroidery blocks into it, would any of you that machine embroider or those that may not, know of any good tutorials out there that could help me...
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08-28-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By murphzmom

They are making Apple Pie in a Jar and it is a...

They are making Apple Pie in a Jar and it is a decorative piece that they are adding to the tops of the jars. I did mention that squares would have been much easier but they have been doing it this...
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08-27-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By murphzmom

Found a ruler that I can get at Joanns called...

Found a ruler that I can get at Joanns called Easy Circle cut. Looks like this might be a good option for tonight. I can see if it will work with some fabric from my stash. I think that we will...
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08-27-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By murphzmom

I found a ruler as I was on You Tube called Omni...

I found a ruler as I was on You Tube called Omni Arc, I was wondering if anyone has used it. It looks like I would get 8" finished squares which would be good. My thought is after I used that ruler...
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08-27-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By murphzmom

Help!!! Cutting circles

My 87 year old mom came for a visit today and asked that I help cut out 300 7-1/4" pinked circles that they are using for toppers for a church bazaar project. I thought I could use a pinking blade...
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02-02-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By murphzmom

Sounds like I will have her use DMC Pearl Cotton,...

Sounds like I will have her use DMC Pearl Cotton, there are many colors to choose from and it will add a nice effect to the colors that she has in the quilt. Should we use 1 strand or 2 of the pearl...
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02-02-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By murphzmom

Quilt Tying Question

My niece has just finished her first ever quilt. It is a basic 4 patch/solid block baby sized quilt. She is not quite ready for machine quilting yet so she is going to finish off by birthing the...
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12-15-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,257
Posted By murphzmom

Washing of Rag Quilt

I have finally completed my first rag quilt. It finished out at 64 x 64 quite a nice size. I have taken it outside to shake off what extra threads and lint that I can and I am headed to the...
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11-23-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By murphzmom

Need some rag quilt help

I found some Ninja Turtle flannel today so I am going to make a rag quilt for my grand daughter. I have decided to make a 4 patch one where the main turtle fabric will be cut at 10" squares. Here...
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09-02-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By murphzmom

Rag Quilt Thickness

I am going to make some Rag Quilts for family members for Christmas this year. I will be using flannel materials. My question is instead of batting for the middle I was going to use just another...
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04-17-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By murphzmom

Strata Star tips

I got my pattern in the mail today for the Strata Star and I am going to head to Joann's tomorrow to take advantage of the sale and pick out my fabric. For those of you who have made the pattern...
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02-20-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By murphzmom

Paper Piecing and cutting fabric

I have decided to have a "me" weekend and I found a paper pieced quilt that I want to start working on from this site. http://piecebynumber.com/double-dutch-rose-paper-pieced-quilt-pattern/ . I...
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12-20-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,560
Posted By murphzmom

Thank you so much for starting this thread. It is...

Thank you so much for starting this thread. It is something that I have always wondered about (using the start/stop). I use my button all the time so when I do use the foot pedal it takes a while...
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12-16-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,082
Posted By murphzmom

Purchasing Jelly Rolls

I am fairly new to quilting and most of my quilts are no larger than baby size as I use my domestic machine to quilt them. I am looking for a good place/site to purchase jelly rolls for a very good...
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08-30-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By murphzmom

Help with piecing quilt backing

The quilt that I am making will require a pieced back. I have purchased 3-1/2 yds of fabric and I need to cut it in half and seam it. Here is where I need the help. About a year ago I was at a...
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08-20-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By murphzmom

Yes, I am using the inkjet sheets. I have to...

Yes, I am using the inkjet sheets. I have to print them out, then rinse and iron before sewing. Any special things I need to know about the rinsing/drying/pressing process?

Mindy
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08-20-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By murphzmom

Hints/Tips for use of June Tailor Colorfast fabric sheets

I am going to be making a photo quilt. I was planning on using the June Tailor colorfast sew in fabric sheets. I was wondering if anyone has used these before and would have any good tips for...
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08-06-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By murphzmom

I am using a free program called Irfanview. I...

I am using a free program called Irfanview. I will take a look at the others that have been suggested. I could kick myself for not getting started on this sooner.
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08-06-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By murphzmom

Help with photo quilt/procrastination

Well my issues with procrastination are catching up with me. My daughter gets married on September 7th and I am going to be making her a photo quilt. Have the fabric, backing, batting but guess...
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08-04-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By murphzmom

Help finding photo software for photo quilt

I am going to be making a photo quilt and the software that I use is not compatible with Windows 8. I need to be able to size my pictures to print out to be 7 x 7. Does anyone know of any good (and...
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07-05-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,312
Posted By murphzmom

Good source for charm packs

For Christmas this year I am going to make disappearing 4-patch quilts for the kids and tote bags for the adults all using the 5" charm packs. I am looking for a good source for sites/stores that...
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