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pencil marks on quilt tops by [email protected]
The "Fons & Porter Mechanical Pencil" IS wonderful!! You can get regular or white lead. It has an eraser, on it. I've had mine for years & love it. However; still trying to figure out WHY I grabbed a "Regular Pencil" not even a #2 type,the other day & now have ironed in, very dark, markings on my...
June 24th 17 10:04 PM
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family reunion preparation by [email protected]
Hi friends, I am preparing square muslin blocks for my family to put their handprints on and their signature, and then I will create a quilt or table-cloth with the squares. need an idea how to do this. one idea is to trace their handprint with sharpie...? one idea is to use acrylic paint on...
June 24th 17 05:54 AM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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Different Butterfly Quilt by [email protected]
This quilt is not the batik material that I used before. This time I just used 2-5 1/2 inch print squares for front wings, then another 2-5 1/2 inch solid/or mini print squares of contrasting material for back wings and then drew a line crosswise on each 2 1/2 inch white Kona material squares(need...
June 12th 17 03:34 PM
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Butterfly Batik Quilt by [email protected]
Hello Barbara, Thank you for your comments about making quilts. Is this the only quilt or fabric newsgroup that you know of?? It just seem like some have left our newsgroup. Just hope Brian never leaves because I depend on his help so much. Sandy$
June 7th 17 04:36 AM
by Brian Christiansen Go to last post
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Kindred Pinwheel by [email protected]
Have a couple of comments to make about this quilt. They should of spent more time developing the pattern as there is too much waste of background material. The way the pinwheels are made, when you sew them together as blocks, some of your points are actually sewn off when you connect the blocks....
June 3rd 17 04:11 PM
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Bucilla Special Edition Noah's Ark Stamped Tied Quilt Top #64005 by [email protected]
I'm looking for the instructions to the noah's ark baby crib quilt top but the one I have had hearts on the bottom and 2 little birds to the right upper side if you have these instructions could I possibly get a copy...i would need the thread color...thank you if you could email me...
May 27th 17 03:00 AM
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Dizzy Daisy Quilt by [email protected]
This is what I am working on right now. To make one block You start out with 4-5 inch prints, 8-2 1/2 inch white squares and 4-2 1/2 inch squares of yellow or color of your choice for the centers. Take a pencil/ruler and draw a line diagonally on all the 2 1/2 inch squares. Now take a 5 inch...
May 4th 17 05:39 PM
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Just a Simple Patch Quilt by [email protected]
Have been saving 4 inch, 3 1/2 inch, 3 inch and 2 1/2 inch squares for some time now. I take my left over pieces of material from my made quilts and cut them into what ever size squares the material allows. Right now I have only enough 4 inch squares to make a small quilt of mixed colors. I...
April 24th 17 03:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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25 Patch Stars Quilt by [email protected]
Found this in Connecting Threads flyer like two years ago and graphed it out only to find it on www.quiltercache.com Think it is under the A's. It is 15 inch blocks. I am using different colors in each block for the first row and then moving the blocks around so they are not in the same place...
April 4th 17 02:15 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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More wonder clips and more random stuff by Brian Christiansen
I ordered the wonder clips, and Amazon's estimate is that it will arrive between the 19th and the 29th, but other orders from Amazon have gotten to me faster than their estimate. I think my first project when I get them will be to finish the pants I talked about. The inseams are made with...
March 22nd 17 12:43 AM
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Wonder Clips and other random stuff by Brian Christiansen
Sometime in the past, I suppose, I started making a pair of gi pants for a martial arts class I was in at the time, which I did not finish (the pants, not the martial arts class). A few days ago, I found the pieces of it, 2 legs that had the inseam sewn on each leg, but the legs had not yet...
March 14th 17 04:02 PM
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Rocky Mountain Puzzle Quilt by [email protected]
This block is interesting because it blends well with American Indian Design. I enlarged the block to make a 12 inch block. I brought enough material from Holly Lobby for the centers(5 inch sq.) of Indian bowls material, the rest of bowl material will be the outer border/binding. Am using...
March 14th 17 03:53 PM
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Hi from Magic Mike!!! by [email protected]
Hi All, Just checking in to see if any of the friends or recipients of Magic Mike's Scraps to Wraps Project are still around on this group. I don't get to check in often but I do often think about all the great people who were on this group. I am still alive and kicking since my brain and back...
March 1st 17 07:49 PM
by Mike Lizonitz Go to last post
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New cartoon by Brian Christiansen
I have put up a new entry in my comic strip, this time however, it is not about quilting, it is an adapted version of another joke out of "Life in These United States" from "Reader's Digest." https://www.flickr.com/photos/brian0908/albums/72157680223526176 As I noted in my description of the...
February 26th 17 09:21 AM
by Brian Christiansen Go to last post
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Baseball Swaps by Butterfly
DD here for the Butterfly. Where is the Baseball Quilt Swap Group? Computer swap meant we lost the link. Apologies to all for DM neglecting her lurker duties.
February 23rd 17 05:33 PM
by Nann[_2_] Go to last post
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4 rules of quilting by Brian Christiansen
I added the 4 rules of quilting. For these I changed my 4-panel format to a 1-panel format. My strip is he https://www.flickr.com/photos/brian0908/albums/72157680223526176. -- Brian Christiansen
February 22nd 17 02:09 PM
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Squash Blossom Quilt by [email protected]
This is my next quilt block called Squash Blossom and is 18 inches square. I am doing mine in Native American colors of turquoise, native print that has several colors for the center. This quilt will also have sashing. The quilt can be made as large and wide as you want by just increasing the...
February 21st 17 03:37 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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4-panel manga by Brian Christiansen
I attempting a 4-panel manga, which can be found he https://www.flickr.com/photos/brian0908/albums/72157680223526176 (I hope the second one is not too racy). Well, anyway, for my next installment, I was thinking of adapting one or more of the following jokes:...
February 20th 17 07:31 PM
by Brian Christiansen Go to last post
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Jump Ring Quilt by [email protected]
If you go to Missouri Star Quilt Company and then scroll down to You Tube, then ask to see Jump Ring Quilt it will take you to the tutorial. Just follow the directions and watch Jenny. Question for Brian not quilt related. How hard is it to set up your Kindle to read books as I am thinking of...
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February 13th 17 08:06 PM
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BarryTrickett by [email protected]
Does Barry trickett still travel about selling Liberty fabric? He used to come to Cornwall but have been unable to find anything recent about him. Can anyone help please? Deedee
February 13th 17 03:11 PM
by Nann[_2_] Go to last post
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