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    Re: Sierpinski Triangle

    Yes, I like the design and want the history of the block, but did anyone figure out the answer to the original questions? With my 'new math' I think I would go with trail and error to see if the...
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    Re: English Paper Piecing

    Check out the Hexagon group on this site, there are about 84 people signed up. It is amazing how addicting these piece of papers are - think I have 5 or 6 projects going at the same time. Take care....
  3. Thread: Hexie people!

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    Re: Hexie people!

    I try to do some hand work on my 5 or 6 different English Paper Piecing projects. If I can get me wife to drive, I will baste hexagons for either the Grandmothers Flower Garden or Patchwork of the...
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    Re: layout of my "forgetmenot hexies"

    I agree, it is beautiful. When I did my GFG quilt, I just could not have it machine quilted, so took it to an Amish lady. Also to do the edges, I was not going to cut my hard work of hand sewing...
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    Re: An update on my Hexi Progress

    Beautiful quilt - what size are the hexie's? Are the flowers all different fabric colors or are you trying to use all different?

    The white around the flowers is the fence and the green is suppose...
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    Re: I might of changed my mind on the dresden

    I thought they would all be the same also, but when I put one on top of another - they are just at a slightly different angle. The same applies to some other templates - saw a big difference in the...
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    Re: I might of changed my mind on the dresden

    The first Dresden blade unit that I purchased took 20 blades to make - it was the E-Z template. Think the second one, was in a book that made 10 degree blades, so think you made the plates with 36...
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    Re: hexi crazy but no more tonight

    I don't know for sure, as I have not tried it myself because I do not have one, but one was demo-ed at an applique class I took on piecing clam shell English paper piecing that the person said the...
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    Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt

    Just posted pictures in my album of the Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt that I just finished binding. It was hand pieced (started about two and a half years ago) and just hand quilted by an Amish...
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    Re: English paper piecing

    Just got back a GmFG quilt that we had the Amish hand quilt. In the process of binding it, will post pictures when I am done. What is taking so long is I am putting a row of hexagons on the back,...
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    Re: Your Screen Name

    I worked as an Examiner for Driver License. My district was #11. And I am a man. Therefore DL11man.
  12. Thread: Dresdens

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    Re: Dresdens

    I have posted a couple of mine in my album here. Also Bonnie Hunter posted about how I used sewing them as a leader ender project - it was several weeks ago. Love the block. From northern Iowa . . ....
  13. Re: My Polka Dot Swap Quilt - My last project of the year!

    Great looking quilt - I had finished mine earlier and entered it in our local fair - got a blue ribbon on it. (Posted a photo of it in my album.) Last night got about 6 quilts out to let the kids...
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    Re: Backing a dresden plate

    I would think that this would be very similiar to binding a tree skirt, or something that would be round. I would use bias binding.

    Also when I googled - Knife Edge Binding - I came up with some...
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    Re: Anyone know this pattern?

    I had seen it done with a blackish background and inquired about the name and was told it was Sunset and on Annie Craft site...
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    Re: Out of the quilting "closet"

    Read the post and can pretty much relate. Some shops are great and others questionable. From my first class I was pretty much hocked and never felt embarrassed about quilting. Belong to the local...
  17. Re: I had the most amazing day! Who can identify this pattern

    Beautiful quilt and wonderful heirlooms from family. I only wish that I had been interested in that stuff when I was younger, but I did get a couple family albums when I started doing genealogy. With...
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    Dresden Plate and Polka Dot Party quilts

    Just posted a couple new pictures of my Dresden Plate and Polka Dot Party quilts in my album. They are finished - other than putting the labels on the back. The Polka Dot Party I just had the quilter...
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    Re: from northeast Iowa

    Welcome from north central Iowa - midway between Spencer, Fort Dodge, Mason City and Fairmont, MN. Hope to do a few shops with the All Iowa Shop Hop next week - any shops in your neck of the woods?...
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    Re: Scalloped Quilt

    You did a very good job. I did my first scalloped edge on my mini-Dresden plate quilt that's in my album. Once I got it done, I almost wanted to do another one, but nothing in the plans. How did you...
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    Re: Warning to those who use fabric...

    Love those bags of scrapes, the bigger the bag - the more drool to wipe up. Think I need a fix today!
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    Re: Daily Dumb Question - Abbreviations

    This is a new texting code that can be added to the lists of abbreviations:

    Senior Citizens Texting Code

    TTYL – Talk To You Louder
    ROFLACGU – Rolling On Floor Laughing and Can’t Get Up
    OMSG...
  23. Re: SUPER EASY AND QUICK METHOD FOR SEWING 1/2 SQ. TRIANGLES

    Another way of check is were I was showed a recipe card that had lines printed a quarter inch apart. If you are afraid of lowering the needle down on the ruler, use a recipe card and lower thru the...
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    Please have patients and understand what Im trying to convey. Quilting should be a learning experience and everyone can learn from some observations.

    Recently, I participated in the Polka Dot...
  25. Thread: Cinnamon Buns

    by dl11man
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    Re: Cinnamon Buns

    My wife came acrossed this recipe on Pinerest adding it to her board. We tried it - not to bad. I'm sure if you want a few raisins, just throw a handfull in with the cinnamon mixture.
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