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    Re: Baby clothes input please!

    Oh my stars! Barbara, Congratulations!
    7 years ago my youngest was born, clothing was always plenty as she was a girl. My oldest is turning 21 next week. When he was little, finding boys clothing...
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    Re: Singer 1725 SOS!!

    Thread nest underneath sounds like. Since it has just sat, it probably needs to be cleaned. And my guess is the nest either is from and dust ball wanting to be coughed up/out, or it has become...
  3. Re: Help please. machine binding on front wrinkles

    Are you using purchased single fold, double fold binding? Or did you make it yourself? Sometimes I think binding that is folded in half and stitched to the quilt, and then folded over again to...
  4. Thread: fmq on Frolic

    by Deegles
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    Re: fmq on Frolic

    I just got my top pieced and in looking at it I want to showcase the piecing not any quilting. An all over edge to edge is probably what I will go with on mine. Can't wait to see yours finished!
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    Re: small half square triangle

    You are on the right track. If you go corner to corner both directions making an x in the middle, you will be on the right track with cutting. This would require you to sew around the perimeter...
  6. Re: Wolf Abstractions Moonlight version quilted

    WolfWhistle! Beautifully done!
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    Re: Help with loading quilt

    If this is a narrow frame you may have to baste before loading. Sounds like the backing fabric has problems with its warp. When you bringthe selvages together of your backing, does it fold neatly...
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    Re: general longarm machine question

    Mine cannot, but I can run two threads at once through one needle!
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    Re: My retreat finish

    Scraptacular! I love scrap quilts! Well done!
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    Re: Coolest quilting innovations

    Pinterest is the best invention. If I want a pattern, normally I can get a visual to either figure it out, or get it free. Pinterest is like gazing at a quilt show admiring the work of others daily!
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    Re: Not quilting but finished

    Love the fabrics!
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    Re: Curved cutting and piecing questions

    Done several curved pieced quilts. Your 1/4 inch needs to be scant and accurate. If you sew your pieces together and the straight edge is askew, check your seam allowance. If the blocks you are...
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    365 quilt block challenge, so far so good

    I am keeping up! I am enjoying the process and the challenges with it. To challenge myself I went back to sept and tackled flying geese that measure 7/8 by 1 1/4 unfinished! Not perfect, but...
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    Re: ANOTHER FINISHt

    Ooooo that fabric showcases the pattern very nicely! So pretty!
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    Re: Are titanium rotary blades better?

    The gift of titanium is it flexes and won’t break. I guess this is good for the sharp edge. This is probably a marketing thing that makes no difference. I know blades of yesteryear could rust. ...
  16. Thread: What a Bear!

    by Deegles
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    Re: What a Bear!

    Oh oh oh, I love how this turned out! Looks very challenging!
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    Re: Tips for quilting without pain & fatigue

    The ergonomics of sitting and sewing all day is bad for you. My body does not complain until I get up. I learned a long time ago to find a different way. I use a buffet table and stand while...
  18. Re: Longarm machine question: Baby Lock = Handi Quilter?

    All of those machines look the same to me!
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    Re: tangled bobbin thread at start of seam

    Remove your throat plate. Clean/delint your feed dogs. I hope this resolves your issue. Happy New Year!
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    Re: Bowl Cozy Frenzy Pic heavy

    Wow! You are a machine! Your customers will be return customers! Nice job!
  21. Re: has anyone signed up for the 365 block challenge, a block a day for a year?

    Well I started!....Verychallenging indeed. I have done about 7 blocks. The one for the last of dec was brutal. I spent 7 1/2 hours on a 6 1/2 inch block. I must be mad! Had many issues with...
  22. Re: has anyone signed up for the 365 block challenge, a block a day for a year?

    Well I dove in! Made two 6 inch blocks. My finger can cover half of the hst’s. Tiny work. Probably after having success with the tiny pieces and cutting it my own way, I have officially started....
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    Re: Last Christmas Quilt

    I used to live the county just north of Winterset. This is where Fons an Porter used to be at (I was a teenager at the time and quilting would not start for me for a few more years). I aim to visit...
  24. has anyone signed up for the 365 block challenge, a block a day for a year?

    https://www.365challenge.com.au
    I have signed up, we will see if I have the discipline to stay with it.
  25. Ken burns is a quilt collector, see his quils at the internation quilt museum in Lincoln NE

    https://youtu.be/teu6wUfP6ao

    Thanks Carolyn for the previous post about crafting in america!
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