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    Re: Bias Binding for a Double Wedding Ring

    Exactly, measure arc, x how many around the whole quilt, and then add 30" just to be sure. Would like to see a pic of this quilt.
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    Re: 4 patch question

    It will end up a 4" block when sewed into the quilt.
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    Re: Finishing hexie quilt ??

    Here's a thought: Since you have done all this handwork and if your eyelet is yardage why not cut strips the width that you want, sew them together like a giant picture frame. Make sure you do the...
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    Re: In the ditch 9 patch, sortta

    Put your 2 1/2" border squares on. On each side of quilt start stitching from the bottom inside edge of that border and go straight up to the top of the quilt, then stitch to the right across edge...
  5. Re: Friend, making her first quilt, wishes to use 1" or higher loft to achieve a comforter look.

    She would have to use a polyester batting because all others are not that high of a loft. There is what we call an 8oz. batt that is almost an inch thick but it will quilt down, and flatten with...
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    Re: Large Print Quilts

    10 minute block by Suzanne McNeil
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    Re: Thursday Greetings

    Aloha Barbara in Pennsylvania, Cold mud, warm mud you got my heart all aflutter. Since I am a potter I would be out there digging that mud into a bucket and start processing it to see if it would be...
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    Re: Wilmington Reds and bleeding

    I go along with Gina, if enough people would complain to the manufacturer maybe they would do something about it.
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    Re: Fabric Amount

    If you have 40 pieces and do 5 x 8 blocks = 50" x 80"
  10. Re: Suggestions on how to make this a square block

    Hi Sandy, surfergirl here. Tilt your head to the right and look at the image, do you have enough fabric to the right to cut a square, sort of on point but not really, he would be on the bias and...
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    Re: Two sided dilemma

    She will love it.
  12. Re: Anyone have Square-in-a-Square Reference books?

    Great pics on this site, I couldn't get my camera to take a decent picture.
  13. Re: Anyone have Square-in-a-Square Reference books?

    I have the book pictured here. Tried to take pic of contents but was too fuzzy, so here it is: It has options 1-18, plus patterns:
    Chain of Hearts, Chinese Lanterns, Disappearing Star, Kansas...
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    Re: Storing a sewing machine

    I know that you are never to leave your sewing machine in the trunk of a car because of the heat, I would think it would be the same for an attic because of the heat in summer.
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    Re: Binding tool Friendship Braid

    Beautiful quilt, am partial to blue and white quilts.
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    Re: Square in a square quilt

    That is what you do for the Falling Charms Quilt, fast and easy.
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    Re: Two sided dilemma

    Not sure if I should tell you this: But if it is possible to reverse the wrap on the kimono to left over right so it looks like the letter y which is proper, I would do that. Especially if the...
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    Re: Questions about thread weight and type

    I have used Superior Thread Omni 30wt polyester top and bobbin and it works fine. For a double bed on my Sweet 16 it takes about three bobbins to finish. If I use So Fine in the bobbin it takes a...
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    Re: Dis appearing 9 patch

    yep looks like a Jacobs ladder or two four patches and half square triangles. Or 4 four patches with two of them made into half squares triangles with a white piece laid over the four patch.
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    Re: inner boaders

    I do them all straight.
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    Re: What's wrong with this quilt?

    That's one beautiful quilt, you shouldn't have said anything. The fourth and fifth rows up from the bottom of the quilt you have reversed the light and darks on the beige squares. I had to really...
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    Re: FUN,fun,fun!

    Wow you've got everything in there including the kitchen sink (ha ha) pin wheels, hour glass, flying geese, square in a square, etc etc etc.
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    Re: Spring Craft Fairs

    Any fabric choice will be fine. Sometimes people are looking for birthday, Christmas, wedding presents, so it doesn't have to deal with one season of the year. Have fun. Pot holders always do well...
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    Re: Another applique question

    After you finish the applique, go behind and trim away that second layer of fabric behind the bone. It will be fine.
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    Re: Charity and Children's Quilt Ideas

    Falling charms, 4 patch using charm squares. pin wheels, disappearing 9 patch, Chinese coin quilt, and simple scrappy charms all over. Also sewing on telephone book paper on diagonal and putting 4...
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