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    Re: Quilts that make you drool

    Nice job - very realistic. I have always been drawn to works that have been embellished with a paint medium of some sort. I have tried myself but my works end up looking like kindergarten...
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    Re: If You've got it...Flaunt it!!

    Great idea!

    I don't get the chance to share on my blog as much as I would like but when I have a special customer's quilt I put on pictures and talk about any problems (or not ;)) that I had. ...
  3. Thread: cross hatching

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    Re: cross hatching

    I may be stepping over the line here. I am a longarm quilter and I just brought in the Cross Hatch tool by Westerlee Designs into my shop and I'm working on a small quilt with it right now. I have...
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    Re: Machine Quilting Beginner

    I teach free motion machine quilting at my local quilt shop. The most important things I can impart to the students are:

    Relaxation - most people tense up almost immediately and they lose the...
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    Re: The Prewash Debate

    I think this debate will be eternal! My answer would be "sometimes I do... and sometimes I don't". If I am using fabric with any amount of red in it I will pre-wash all of the fabrics; unless they...
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    Re: Applique-cutting fabric with the Cricut

    Lucky indeed! I've looked at that machine for a couple of years now but haven't picked it up yet.
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    Continuos Quilt Binding

    Once I had finally mastered this I decided to make a video!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1daucbSCVuw&feature=player_embedded
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    Re: Length of binding?

    Hi,

    Here's a link to a video I made on how to make continuos binding for a quilt. Hopefully it will answer your questions! Just click on the little yellow square and the video should start.
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  9. Thread: My Farm Quilt

    by mslibra
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    Re: My Farm Quilt

    Nice job, I can see why he loves the quilt. :)
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    Re: Can I double my batting?

    Absolutely :) the thing to remember is that while it will give more definition to your quilting it will also add extra weight and stiffness. Whenever I want high definition to the quilting I use a...
  11. Thread: batting size

    by mslibra
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    Re: batting size

    If you are planning on putting it on a frame either for hand or machine quilting you need that extra batting (and backing) to attach it to the system. Nothing worse than almost being finished...
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    New from BC, Canada

    Hi everyone,

    Just arrived from Powell River, BC, Canada. This looks like a great place to meet fellow quilters and learn something new. I've been retired for a couple years now and spend most of...
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    Re: Week 50 Kona solid charm pack makes me happy

    This year we'll be staying pretty close to home, that is Powell River, BC, Canada. I have about a dozen quilt tops to quilt up so it should keep me pretty busy. However, we are planning on a 6-8...
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