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    Re: Oh it's Monday

    Hi Monique,

    Unfortunately Monday again and having lunch at work. Wouldn't mind a 2 week quilt week at all. I love quilting. But bills need to be paid;) We just came out of a heatwave in Ireland...
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    Re: Hello from the UK

    A warm welcome from your country neighbour the emerald island of Ireland
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    using paper to quilt border

    Dear quilters,

    Recently i watced a video on youtube about using golden thread paper to quilt borders. The pattern was drawn on the paper and then stuck to the material and then following the lines...
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    Re: Starch or no starch, that's the question

    Indeed i have learned a lot from this and never thought i would have so many reactions to this topic. This was the first quilt i used starch spray on and had to get used to it but the end result was...
  5. Which metallic thread is best to use for free motion quilting

    Dear quilters,

    I have started a quilt for my sister with material that has metallic print. It looks very nice and i think it will look nice if i do the free motion quilting with gold metallic...
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    Re: Starch or no starch, that's the question

    I wouldnt mind trying out a bottle. I want to become a good quilter and most of the experienced quilters seem to swear by it. I must admit that the quilt i used starch on worked out very well and...
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    Martelli quilting hoop

    Dear quilters,

    I recently watch a tutorial on youtube about free motion quilting and they were using a Martelli quilting hoop for free motion quilting. is anyone here using this device? It seemed...
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    Re: Starch or no starch, that's the question

    I used the ready to go spray i bought in the supermarket in Ireland and i must say i have to get used to it. True was the material raffled less but for sewing its like putting two maria cookies...
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    Re: Baltimore quilt blocks

    It is extremely tempting i must say to make one.
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    Baltimore quilt blocks

    Dear quilters

    Anyone here that has done a Baltimore quilt before? Did you use fusible web? Or something else? What is the best way to approach this?

    Look forward to your replies as always.
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    Re: WiP June 15-21, 2018 (late)

    Ireland is beautiful and we get many tourists now to see the sights were Game of Thrones is filmed and Star Wars. maybe i should broaden the quilt mind and look for contacts here but so far i only...
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    Re: Starch or no starch, that's the question

    Thank you very much for all your replies. I think i will keep the starch for emergency only. I was fine not using it before and the quality of material i buy is excellent
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    Re: WiP June 15-21, 2018 (late)

    i just finished a babygirl flannel crib quilt with bunny rabbits. As I am in the Republic of Ireland i am wondering whether i am the only one in Ireland quilting and online. I get all my quilting...
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    Re: making applique quilt

    i get the error message that it is not available
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    Re: Starch or no starch, that's the question

    i always buy fabrics like Robert Kaufman etc and i never starched before and my quilts are turning out nicely these days. I saved my 1st quilt as a momentum and your hair will curl it was that bad,...
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    Re: Starch or no starch, that's the question

    i bought a can of spray starch at the super market so only one brand available
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    Re: Starch or no starch, that's the question

    if you buy a yard of fabric and then cut it to smaller cuts do you spray the 1 yard as well?
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    Re: Hi from America's Finest City!

    Hi Gaye,

    Welcome to this site from Dublin, Ireland. I am also a few years away from retirement and cant wait to permanently throw myself in fulltime quilting. I absolutely love it. I would love to...
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    making applique quilt

    Dear Quilters,

    I would like to enter a quilt competition with my own design. As I am in Ireland it will be St. Patrick coming ashore of Ireland and i have figured out all the colors of the sea and...
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    Starch or no starch, that's the question

    Dear fellow quilters,

    I noticed on my quilt pattern that i have to spray my fat quarters first with starch and then iron them. The material is 'puppy love' by Clothworks, the material is a very...
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    Re: Stonehenge question

    i used stonehenge fabric in my Quilt of Valor...very nice and fantastic quality
  22. Clear or colored thread for applique pieces on quilt

    Dear quilters,

    I have learned a lot on quilting from you and became much much better and i am very proud of the quilts i make.
    I want to make an quilt with applique pieces and i was wondering...
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    Re: Hello from Pennsylvania!

    Hi Tracie,

    Greetings from Dublin, Ireland. I started the same as you, started 2 years ago after watching Jenny on youtube and now I am hooked! I still struggle with FMQ but its all about...
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    Re: Free Motion Quilting

    hi

    I have a Janome 1600P and i have it set to 0 and also uses gloves and the Supreme Glider. It took me a while to figure it all out but now its set to go like a treat. Now its just down to me to...
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    Re: Free motion quilting part 2

    yes there is material on the net about quilting with rulers but i would like to know whether it is easier then the normal conventional way of free motion quilting.
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