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02-05-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By sahm4605

don't touch it!!! It is wonderful the way it is....

don't touch it!!! It is wonderful the way it is. add more if you need to for size but it is great the way it is.
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02-01-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,712
Posted By sahm4605

I say go with tonal batiks. I love batiks and use...

I say go with tonal batiks. I love batiks and use mostly those in almost all my quilts. you can get some really really cool sub patterns out of using batiks.
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01-17-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,712
Posted By sahm4605

I say find two or three fabrics that you love and...

I say find two or three fabrics that you love and go find a pattern from there. I usually find a couple that i know my kids will love and then find a lovely pattern. I have actually had my kids pick...
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01-03-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,758
Posted By sahm4605

I love it. great fabrics and great pattern that...

I love it. great fabrics and great pattern that you pick out. I like the 3x3 layout what will you put in the blank spaces? ohhhhhhhhh,, I know maybe some really cool embroidery. maybe to the tastes...
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01-03-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,100
Posted By sahm4605

how about meandering in maroon in the white and...

how about meandering in maroon in the white and white in the maroon.
Forum: Main
12-31-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,147
Posted By sahm4605

I have a few car seat blankets to make for my...

I have a few car seat blankets to make for my nephew. hes about 6 months now. I just take a fq and some minky type fabric and use that. they are great and i used them for my last baby whos 15 months...
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12-31-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,158
Posted By sahm4605

i like them both. it just matters if you want the...

i like them both. it just matters if you want the colors to pop or be more muted. pop go for the black more muted go white.
Forum: Main
12-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,104
Posted By sahm4605

there are many patterns out there that look good...

there are many patterns out there that look good with sports prints. you could also add either his favorite teams colors or fabric. or you could just do his favorite colors and be done.
Forum: Main
12-20-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,724
Posted By sahm4605

I have made two quilts one for my niece and one...

I have made two quilts one for my niece and one for my new nephew. both are hung on the wall as a work of art. I was hurt at first that the babies never used them but then i realized that they were...
Forum: Main
12-08-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,256
Posted By sahm4605

where did you find the construction fabric and...

where did you find the construction fabric and pannel. My son saw this and has asked for a big boy quilt with that fabric. hehe
Forum: Main
11-29-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By sahm4605

if you are comfortable i say go for the soft and...

if you are comfortable i say go for the soft and comfy type farbics. I have made a few and am getting ready to quilt one.
Forum: Main
11-21-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By sahm4605

I say look for a black fabric. and then the...

I say look for a black fabric. and then the binding. but that is just me. it should help tone down the red and finish it nicely.
Forum: Main
11-21-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,825
Posted By sahm4605

its the red it blends and screams as well at you....

its the red it blends and screams as well at you. it was well put together but the green and tan just fade because of the red. it is a hard color to work with. well at least for me. hope this helps.
Forum: Main
11-21-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By sahm4605

I say do a nice tan or brown thin inner border to...

I say do a nice tan or brown thin inner border to help break it up then do the other borders. the brown will give the eye a place to stop and it will frame it nicely.
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11-06-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,760
Posted By sahm4605

you should be able too. It looks like a soft and...

you should be able too. It looks like a soft and comfy type fabric. as long as it is just one layer it should be fine.
Forum: Main
11-02-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,766
Posted By sahm4605

I say stid the diamond and do ripples between....

I say stid the diamond and do ripples between. kinda like ripples in the water.
Forum: Main
10-30-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By sahm4605

my sugestion is to lay the fabric out and figure...

my sugestion is to lay the fabric out and figure out how large you want your borders to be then go from there. I like a 1.5 or 2 " inner border then larger 3 to 6 " outer borders. just my thoughts....
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09-18-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,656
Posted By sahm4605

I say all three and add one more thin black...

I say all three and add one more thin black fabric to frame up the squares. it will help the pattern from bleeding into the border.
Forum: Main
09-11-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,872
Posted By sahm4605

i agree with what many have said. I love the look...

i agree with what many have said. I love the look of the first. the other way is just too scrappy for my tastes. and you kinda loose the effect of it.
Forum: Main
09-10-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,897
Posted By sahm4605

nice work. I would maybe use two different...

nice work. I would maybe use two different threads and then ecco quilt all the quilt.
Forum: Main
09-10-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By sahm4605

check the washing instructions on the wool. my...

check the washing instructions on the wool. my mil has a beautiful quilt that has wool batting that she cant use because she has to dry clean it. she hates to have it in the closet but she cant wash...
Forum: Main
08-11-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By sahm4605

i saw a can at walmart. would be interesting to...

i saw a can at walmart. would be interesting to try
08-03-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,533
Posted By sahm4605

thanks for the ideas. i knew that if i asked here...

thanks for the ideas. i knew that if i asked here I could get some answers.
08-02-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,533
Posted By sahm4605

waterbed sewing question

not sure how I am going to alter some sheets that I got for my mom and dad. They have a waterbed. I know that you need to have the top and bottom sewn together. but im not sure how I am going to...
Forum: Main
06-12-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By sahm4605

maybe get a nice coordinating fabric for the...

maybe get a nice coordinating fabric for the back. maybe a teal or one that would go well with the lighter colors. Are you doing a border? if yes maybe use that fabric as the backing. I do like the...
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