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  1. Thread: Mitres

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    Re: Mitres

    Sorry JCY - should have made it clear I meant I was not happy with the binding mitred corners
  2. Thread: Mitres

    by sewUK
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    Mitres

    Why do my mitres always look better on the wrong side than they do on the front of a quilt:icon_rolleyes: I've watched youtube videos and followed a couple of tutorials but still not happy.
    Are...
  3. Thread: Polka Dots

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    Re: Polka Dots

    https://www.redpepperquilts.com/2009/07/all-details.html

    Think this is the pattern but looks different because of the stand-out white on the previous image but, oh my, didn't realise it was so...
  4. Thread: Polka Dots

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    Re: Polka Dots

    Saved this image years ago by Red Pepper Quits but now can't find a pattern for it :icon_beuj: Lots of dots!! Will keep looking

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    Re: Help with Skipped Stitches...

    Me too. I would agree with the needle advice but when it happened to me I found I wasn't using a Janome bobbin with my Janome machine. The 'wrong' bobbin had a slightly raised circle on the...
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    Raw edge applique

    Hope you can help! I'm about to start cutting out some applique pieces from a fairly busy fabric but the only way I can get the pieces to look right is to slightly skew the fabric. As it's...
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    Re: fabric circle Christmas ornament -U Tube

    Which Janome is in the video - I like the look of the wide throat. Thanks
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    Re: Help me re-create this log cabin

    That is brilliant. I think there is another way with 8 diamonds creating the star but that needs sashing to achieve it ...I think.
    This is so much easier - thanks for the info
  9. Thread: Block Name

    by sewUK
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    Re: Block Name

    Exactly - since Jenny said it is also called Sisters or Fathers choice I guess the one on the right is Ribbon Star and on the left the same block Jenny was making by another name.
  10. Thread: Block Name

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    Re: Block Name

    I noticed Jenny said it was also called 'Sisters Choice' so out of curiosity I looked for it on Google images. It's amazing how different they look depending on the fabric colour and how many...
  11. Re: How to HAND-TIE Your Quilt AT HOME With Matt and Donna!

    Just about the best part for me was to find out that Donna had UNFINISHED quilts:icon_surprised: :icon_giggle:
  12. Thread: Cutting Table

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    Re: Cutting Table

    I'm trying to organise a small sewing room myself and had some great tips from the Forum. Have you seen this in Ikea ...

    https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/p/norden-gateleg-table-white-10423886/
    ...
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    Re: REPLAY: Crumb Quilting with Jenny

    Isn't this what we called Crazy Patchwork or is it different but havent watched all of the video yet
  14. Thread: Tack Stik?

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    Tack Stik?

    Just sorting out all the patchwork bits and pieces I've bought along the way and found a Gutermann Tack Stick!? I'm sure I've had it for years - it's still sticky but it has a lipstick-like turn-up...
  15. Thread: Sewing room??

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    Re: Sewing room??

    Thanks everyone for your advice and suggestions - they have given me a lot to think about. Some ideas I hadn't even thought about!!
    Toni - I've been leaning towards IKEA and trying to work out...
  16. Thread: Sewing room??

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    Sewing room??

    Taking over a room in the house which is about 3 metres square so it's all mine to organise and play with:icon_woohoo:. What to you think are the essentials for a sewing room? Storage? Flat...
  17. Re: Quilt Block/Pattern using large print 10" layer cake

    Love the chicken quilt - thanks
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    View Post

    Found this .....

    https://www.redpepperquilts.com/2017/11/the-scrappy-irish-chain-quilt-and-quilt-pattern.html

    which looks similar apart from the contrasting white squares. Great way to use...
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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.
  23. Thread: Needled or not

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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
  25. Thread: State Blocks

    by sewUK
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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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