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    I agree, batting is more likely the culprit in this, there are so many variables with how a quilt will end up looking depending on the type of batting used.
  2. Re: The Missouri star block quilt, need some help please

    Posting a pic will help us see what’s going on so we can better help you.
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    Re: What are your thoughts please

    Hate to tell ya, but it is commonly known as a cats cradle block. As with all things crafty, there are probably several other names for this block but the most common one being Cats Cradle, Birds in...
  4. Thread: Quilting

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    Re: Quilting

    I’m a firm believer in starch from beginning to end, I starch all fabric before I make my first cut, I starch as I press, I starch the rows as I join and I starch my top when it’s done. If it...
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    Re: Saw This and Thought Maybe...

    Here are a few much less expensive options

    https://m2.ikea.com/us/en/p/skarsta-desk-sit-stand-white-s29084966/

    https://m2.ikea.com/us/en/p/idasen-desk-sit-stand-brown-beige-s99280916/
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    Re: Innova vs Handiquilter?

    I have a HQ Fusion on a 12ft gallery frame, I purchased just the basics and once I became comfortable with doing pantos decided to upgrade and buy Pro Stitcher. It’s so nice to get a quilt loaded...
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    Re: Starburst Quilt

    https://whatwerks.wordpress.com/2017/01/22/jennys-starburst-quilt-enlarged/

    She has enlarged it in many different sizes.
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    Re: ? about long arm quilting machine

    I have a HQ Fusion on the 12ft gallery frame, I purchased it as soon as I decided that quilting was more than a passing hobby, and after doing the math for quilting by check I felt it was worth the...
  9. Thread: Accuquilt

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    Re: Accuquilt

    No sure if your asking why they no longer carry the dies or why they won’t allow coupons. A few years ago accuquilt set the pricing of their product , no one was allowed to discount them, thus the...
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    Re: M* has lost a customer

    I feel your frustration, as a kama’aina who is now living in the mainland I was always frustrated with island living when you wanted/needed something and the time and cost of getting something...
  11. Re: What Thread Weight do you use for your Long Arm Quilting

    I use King Tut in my HQ fusion because that is all she likes, and I’m fine with it.
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    Re: quilt kits

    I only count projects started that are incomplete as a UFO, quilt kits are my stash for rainy days, I think I have about 35 kits stored in 3 large totes.
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    Re: thread

    I received a free spool with a order from them, and I find it far too linty. I normally use Aruifil and I will stick with what works for me. And yes I am fully aware that all cotton thread will...
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    Re: Looking for Fall 2017 magazine

    This might provide instant gratification if this is the pattern......

    https://www.quiltingcompany.com/store/anemone-flowers-pattern-download
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    Re: fusible web

    I second Misty Fuse! Not only is it ultra thin it’s so much easier to work with and no more reversing designs.
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    Re: Help LA quilters using a frame

    Iím so happy you have been able to get things back on track and that you found someone locally to help. Longarming really is fun and sometimes frustrating as well. I agree that everything needs to...
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    Re: To Square or Not To Square

    Yes! I square up every block before putting together. Just think of how much time and money you have put in to your project, taking the time to square up before hand will leave you with a better...
  18. Re: Does anyone rent time on your long arm???

    IMHO letting people rent or use something so expensive is just a headache waiting to happen especially if itís in your home (a business is a different). I can just see someone damaging it, or...
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    Re: Border Help

    It’s a pieced border so just follow the instructions in the pattern looks like the sides are put on first and then the top and bottom. Don’t be intimidated, just take your time, measure and cut...
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    Re: Piecing or Quilting

    I prefer to piece as well, but I also have a long arm and I do enjoy that process as well but I procrastinate and donít know why. But, piecing is what I love the most! Find a good audio book and...
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    Re: Kaylin's quilt's in the mail

    Beautiful! She will be be thrilled, this is on my bucket list and it just moved up a notch! Well done, thanks for sharing.
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    Re: they don't care

    Iím always wary of negative posts by those who have only posted 2x.
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    Re: Help LA quilters using a frame

    IMHO, I would take the machine off and do a complete look over and check level tighten everything up, check the rails with just the carriage on and adjust accordingly. Do you have the metal rails or...
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    Re: Help LA quilters using a frame

    What frame do you have? And yes, you will want to check level front and back, and side to side. Also, are your rails one piece or in sections? Don’t forget to clean your wheels and tracks every...
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    Re: confused as usual

    It sounds like the first part should be 1.5 x 14.5-15 in long. It’s probably an error, you can check to see if the designer has an errata page where corrections are made, or you can try reaching out...
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