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    Re: What is the bias, exactly?

    Ha! I also have this problem with slicing meat”
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    Re: Baby quilt is finished

    Beautiful quilting “
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    What is the bias, exactly?

    :0:icon_hi: My name isn’t Old Newbie for nothing. The only way I know I am dealing with the bias is when the fabric is stretchy. I do not have an understanding of what creates that stretch. I have...
  4. Re: Anyone use something besides batting to quilt with?

    Jean, this made me laugh. Such an elegant way to describe the reality.
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    Poll: Re: Size for baby quilt ??

    What they said. My goal for baby quilts are unpieced back and crib size batting. Mine are usually 40 * 44ish
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    Need a bit of inspiration.

    I usually have someone in mind to make a quilt. I have a big family , so there are usually babes on the way, a wedding in the offing, etc. Just at the moment, I want to start a quilt with no one in...
  7. Re: Another shipping story, another customer disappointed, another customer who loves MSQC

    Ha! I feel guilty now for even starting this thread. I would say FedexSmartpost is not a wise contract for you. It is slow and crazy making with its routes. I guess if I know it is the slow...
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    Re: Clearly Perfect Trimmer

    Love mine. Makes such perfect HST. The dog ear part is nice, but I nick my blade and dull it on that part.
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    Re: the Next Generation

    No tips, but you have very cute grandchildren.
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    Re: Baby Bargello Quilt

    These are beautiful colors, and I love your quilting.
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    Re: Star Quilt for Tattooer's Newborn

    This is a beauty. The colors are great.
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    Re: the other new finish on the other bed

    Wow! This is gorgeous,too.
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    Re: newest finish

    This is beau. Beautiful quilt, beautiful scallops.
  14. Re: Another shipping story, another customer disappointed, another customer who loves MSQC

    Bill Nye, I did not say you are too big for your britches. What I am telling you is I have choices in my ability to buy fabric, thread, etc. I choose to buy some of what I use from you to...
  15. Another shipping story, another customer disappointed, another customer who loves MSQC

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    Ordered June 21. Delivery 2 weeks later? For me, that is not acceptable when I have other choices. I am posting this because I appreciate MSQC tutorials and forum very much and like to...
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    Re: Opinion Please....On Current Project

    This is beautiful. Congratulations on such a beautiful look. I think I might go with view 3. I might even go with just one row. The thin dark line being the horizon. Once the sky is built I think...
  17. Re: Make an "Easy Clamshell" Quilt with Jenny Doan

    I have been scared of curves, but this is second quilt I liked with that template, so I bought it! Another skill to conquer.
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    Re: Does a binding need to be bias?

    Thank you so much for this information. I appreciate this forum so much.
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    Does a binding need to be bias?

    Can anyone tell me why the binding needs to be bias? Also why not sew strips together? What is advantage of that diagonal joining? Thank you!
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    Re: jelly roll race size

    40 by 80 with this math from https://weefolkart.com/jelly-roll-race-quilt-changing-quilt-size-determining-number-strips/

    Here is my math.
    32strips *40 equals 1280 inches first long strip
    640...
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    Re: wash before binding?

    That is a beautiful quilt. Such lovely quilting.
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    Re: what is

    This is an interesting question. I love my stripology ruler.
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    Re: When is a quilt just too ugly to continue?

    Thank you all for your perspectives. This is what I have done. I fmq’d around those unfortunate stars and they did look better. I am setting this aside for now. I still love the name here comes...
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    Re: When is a quilt just too ugly to continue?

    I have this problem cooking, too. I’ll be unsatisfied at step 3, or substitute something at step 4 and dislike it, but go on making it because I don’t want to waste the first 3 ingredients. I get...
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    When is a quilt just too ugly to continue?

    I am embarrassed to post this, but want your input so...

    I wanted to make a quick quilt for a colleague having baby. I made a quilt with what I thought would be a woven pattern. From about row 2...
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