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    Re: Janome 6650 Craft Computerized Machine

    Laurie - Sorry to butt in on your question and I'm sorry I have no advice or recommendations for you as I have a similar query so if anyone can also suggest a machine for me I'd be grateful. I'm...
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    What am I doing wrong!

    ... with double fold binding. I can never get a neat sharp corner or maybe I'm expecting too much - I have to say though I am slightly OCD about this things:icon_rolleyes:. I machine stitch to...
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    Re: Suggestions for Charm Quilt

    Also, if you go to the Moda website they have patterns specifically for Charm Packs - some are mixed with other ready cuts but you may find something suitable there. Good luck
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    Re: Small town politics rant

    I agree too - makes sense.
  5. Thread: Needled or not

    by sewUK
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    Needled or not

    Hi from the UK - about batting/wadding? I usually buy Warm and Natural but have noticed lately that sellers are offering the "needled" version which I gather is punched and gives a firmer feel. ...
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    Re: Can you help ID this pattern, please?

    Maybe someone can say if the centre design of each 'irish chain square' has a name - in the quilt world - which might help the search. Some sort of cross?? Good luck
  7. Thread: State Blocks

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    Re: State Blocks

    Hi from GB - is this what you were thinking of ...

    https://www.fabric.com/creativity-headquarters-map-quilt-tutorial.aspx

    or this .....
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    Re: Does anyone know.....

    Thanks Preeti - I see what you mean. I think I've been fooled by the way the quilts have been shown in that "displayed " kind of way and so the blocks looked on point. Think it could be done with...
  9. Thread: New Mod Block

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    Re: New Mod Block

    Anyone know if any of the ModBlock patterns/magazines are available as a pdf. Thanks from the UK
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    Does anyone know.....

    Does anyone know if there is a pattern for Granny Squares ON POINT!. It seems a simple matter just to turn the block a few degrees but does it work? Just can't see how to make it happen:icon_beuj:...
  11. Thread: Amy Butler

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    Re: Amy Butler

    Oh! I've searched. I used to order from the US but the duty takes it to almost twice the price so gave up on that. Hey-ho!
  12. Thread: Amy Butler

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    Amy Butler

    Good morning from the UK. He-e-lp! I'm looking for a layer cake by Amy Butler called Night Music. I can find bits and pieces here but not much choice at all. I have the Nocturne pattern but...
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    Re: Printing via an inkjet printer on fabric

    Crafty Gemini has a good tutorial - not sure it answers your problem though. Good luck - very satisfying when it DOES work
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    Re: Dis appearing 9 patch

    I did wonder about it being a 9 patch but think I'd seen this tutorial somewhere along the way so thought it possible
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    Dis appearing 9 patch

    Hi from chilly Scotland. Think this is a disappearing 9 patch but does anyone know how to achieve this cut so that I get the triangles:icon_beuj: Thanks for any suggestions - I know there are a...
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    Re: New Site, has anyone else seen this?

    3 horizontal lines top right, tap - about me, tap ..... address and email address there.
  17. Re: Make a Christmas Tree Chevron Quilt with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star (Instructional Video)

    Think I'd prefer the white squares in the tree filled with something else - looks a bit bland. Any suggestions???
  18. Thread: Borders widths?

    by sewUK
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    Borders widths?

    Good Morning from the UK. I'm adding a 3 strip border to a cot/crib quilt - white, colour, white. Which widths would look right do you think roundabout the 1"or 2" widths. Any suggestions very...
  19. Thread: Cot/crib quilt

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    Re: Cot/crib quilt

    Thanks everyone - I think flannel for the backing is an excellent suggestion and it means I don't have to think about the polyester batting - it will still have that cosy feel using the...
  20. Thread: Cot/crib quilt

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    Cot/crib quilt

    ..... which I want to make for a baby - sex not yet known! It will be just a simple 5" block design but I've been asked for "bright colours" so mixing those with Dashwood nursery prints. Not having...
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    Re: What would you do?

    Thanks again for that really helpful advice. Maybe you can also help with some suggestions for the "smallish sewn/quilted items" to get me started. What do you think would sell well:icon_beuj:
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    What would you do?

    Thinking about trying to sell smallish sewn/quilted items on, say, ebay. Any suggestions would be really helpful.
    Thanks in advance :icon_bigsmile:
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    Re: What pattern is this?

    Is it the same as this one .... hard to tell:icon_confused::icon_confused:

    https://www.shabbyfabrics.com/Easy-as-ABC-123-Pattern-P12250.aspx
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    Re: Homespuns- what's the deal?

    I made this quilt with homespun - worked well and no real problem with plaids in this scenario.

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  25. Thread: ZIP help!

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    Re: ZIP help!

    Thanks so much Jean - that is exactly the solution to my problem. I even already have a seam in my lining as I had to join two pieces to get the right size. I can now get on happily with the bag...
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