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T-shirt quilt by Julia in MN[_5_]
I made a t-shirt quilt for my grandson's graduation. The hardest part was planning it. I stabilized the shirts with French Fuse fusible tricot. I had it quilted -- money well spent. I hope this link works. It's a public album so you don't have to be on facebook....
June 18th 18 05:43 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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Hot Pads and 3 1/2 inch squares quilt by [email protected]
Have been making 9 patch hot pads which is going to be a senior groups Christmas presents this December. There is one senior housing place here that is not assisted living. Just old people living in the same building. Been taking what is left over of material from making other quilts. I cut up...
June 18th 18 05:40 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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Which would you buy (if either) by Brian Christiansen
One of my sewing machines is a New Home 445 from the early 60's (I think). I was messing around on ebay (just looking at the listings, not really "shopping" for anything). Well,anyway, there were 2 listings for New home 445's on it (there were actually more than that, I think, but I am just...
June 3rd 18 01:43 AM
by Brian Christiansen Go to last post
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The Bordered 9 Patch Quilt by [email protected]
This is the quilt I am currently working on. It is from Missouri Star Quilt Co. I brought the pattern from them. I am using batiks but you can use just regular material of your choice. Using 4 white 2 1/2 inch squares and 5 prints, sew into a 9 patch, then take two 6 1/2 inch x 2 1/2 inch...
May 22nd 18 04:00 PM
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Mega quilter problems by [email protected]
I recently purchased a used, but almost new, Viking mega quilter. It is skipping stitches and the thread keeps breaking. I have adjusted both tensions, and re-threaded, adjust the frame,it sews good for a minute, then the thread breaks or skips stitches. It is driving me crazy...I am new to...
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May 10th 18 12:50 PM
by Al Navas Go to last post
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Hash Browns Quilt by [email protected]
This is from a pattern I brought from Jordan Fabrics named Hash Browns. I am making mine in shades of blues and greens instead of browns. You can see the tutorial by going to www.jordanfabrics.acom Open at the top where they say tutorials or ask to see Hash Browns tutorial. There are only two...
May 9th 18 03:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Directory updating!! by amy in SoCal
Hi Y'all! karen tucker is revising the Directory and would like your input if you would like to be included. Here is her directive: I am now taking applications for the RCTQ Directory 2018. This will be a long post. Please read it carefully, and then send in your information. 3 R.C.T.Q....
May 6th 18 02:38 AM
by amy in SoCal Go to last post
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A Lob Cabin Quilt by [email protected]
This is the quilt I am working on right now. Not from any magazine but possibly(?) got the pattern from www.quilterscasche.com Each block is approx. 10 inches finished. Want to do another of these but larger, using 2 1/2 inch strips instead of 2 inch strips. The light side of this block is pale...
April 8th 18 04:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sewing Scissors by Brian Christiansen
I have a couple of pair of sewing scissors. Two are Fiskars, and will tell the story of why I have 2 if somebody wants me to, but my main questions is about my other pair. I have another pair that I suppose is part of my "inheritance" from my late mother. It is a pair of heavy duty Wiss...
March 28th 18 10:42 PM
by Kay Lancaster Go to last post
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Question
Need Heartland Quilt Block of the Month-July, December by Leslie Bowen
I am missing July and December from the Jo-Ann Fabrics "Heartland" Quilt Block of the Month from 1999 designed by Meredith French. This is NOT the newer "Threads From the Heartland" Jo-Ann quilt. Any ideas? Thank you. I have already searched ebay and contacted Jo-Ann customer service. Meredith...
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March 14th 18 09:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cosplay and new comic by Brian Christiansen
I am not a cosplayer, but I think about various costumes once in a while, and how I might make them. One of the costumes that I think about is the following: https://katiediazz.deviantart.com/art/Kyoshi-Warrior-Suki-158849818 from the cartoon "Avatar The drawing that I linked to is fan art,...
March 12th 18 06:45 AM
by Brian Christiansen Go to last post
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Harvest Quilt by [email protected]
I brought this Harvest pattern from Jordan's Fabrics. It is one of Cozy Quilt designs which has Throw, twin, queen and king sizes, so you can make any of these sizes. I used some of my left over fabric from other quilts for this quilt. It uses (37)2 1/2 inch strips. If you go to the the internet...
March 2nd 18 04:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Card Tricks Quilt by [email protected]
This the quilt I am working on right now. It is an old timey pattern made with 2 1/2 inch wide strips. Go to Missouri Star Quilt Company, open it, then go to the tutorials and ask for Card Tricks. Hope you try this one. Sandy$
February 22nd 18 04:44 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Heat n bond question? by [email protected]
You can buy this heat and bond at Wal-mart as I use it all the time. You apply it to the back of the fabric, then heat it with an iron, pull off paper and then applique it. Don't think it would work for turning under but works good for blanket stitch or zig zag. Sandy$
February 18th 18 04:07 PM
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Heat n bond question? by [email protected]
On Wednesday, May 10, 2000 at 12:00:00 AM UTC-7, Lenora C wrote: OK I am looking at this site and they have instructions on heat and bond method appliqué, http://home.flash.net/~cddesign/FreezerPaper/How-Fusible.htm Although I have use other fusible products I have never used heat n ...
February 13th 18 11:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cribbean Sunset Quilt by [email protected]
I am working on this quilt now and have all the pieces cut out. This quilt is by Nancy Mahoney. It says Easy at the top but think a beginner would have trouble. Quilt finishes at 68 X 68 with 12 inch blocks. My X block is 2 tone Turquoise print and the star block has solid turquoise with 2 colors...
February 3rd 18 05:21 PM
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OT Moving by [email protected]
Hello Nightmist, I usually move about every 5 years and give as much as I can away before moving. My biggest problem is cloths as I am a cloth horse with every closet stuffed. I finally made myself turn loose, if I wasn't going to wear it with a year out it went to Goodwill. This goes for...
January 29th 18 11:58 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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OT Moving by Night Mist
Well we got all our stuff moved, though we are far from organized yet. We did not clean the old place as much as we would have liked because the plumbing went from bad to worse and we had to turn the water off to avoid flooding and electrocution and badness. The horrible couch and matching chair...
January 28th 18 04:25 PM
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PING Nightmist by on linwood
Most of us are over on Face Book now and Karen Tucker (Queen of Squishies) is doing another directory. You don't have to be on FB to be in it. If you want to be in it I'll let her know. Dodie (used to sign in as Dee in LeRoy, NY)
January 28th 18 02:40 PM
by Night Mist Go to last post
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OT Finally Closing! by Night Mist
After much fuss and bother we finally have a closing date! We close this Friday. I got the confirmation from the lawyer this morning. The seller's lawyer dragged their tail about getting ours the needed papers, so he had to work at top speed because our grant expires on the fourth. This is...
January 12th 18 04:23 PM
by whatnot2love Go to last post
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