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    Re: Martelli 50% off Sale

    I would ask them for the difference in a credit. Seems like the show should have offered sweet deals for attendees vs. regular sale -- especially so soon after the show.
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    Re: Ho w to square up half-rectangle triangles

    Oh my gosh! There's a better way for sure; no telling what I'd end up with having to think that hard when cutting.
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    Re: Color help please!

    Either one; though I prefer the lighter grey.
  4. Re: This has got to be the easiest method for connecting your binding ends.

    Game changer! And why didn't I think of that?
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    Re: What is your preference?

    I, too, have been researching some rulers for 60 degree triangles (with blunted end that lines up on the fabric so I don't have to go back and trim off the point) as well as a flying geese ruler.
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    Re: Political Quilts from Quiltcon 2018

    Thanks for sharing!

    I have designed a political / Americana quilt. If quilts are a part of American (and other country's) histories, why not say it with a quilt? Can you imagine how much these...
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    Re: what's your favorite solid?

    Northcott

    :)
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    Re: Opinion please on quilting motif

    Seems a bit distracting.

    Have you seen the quilt design using straight lines to make curves?

    https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=straight+line+quilting+to+make+curves&FORM=HDRSC2
  9. Re: Aurafil thread and M* thread. Anyone used both of these?

    I always compare thread prices by the yard because spool size varies.
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    Re: Needles......

    Superior Threads Titanium Topstich 70, 80 and 90

    I have heard that Organ is/was the top selling needle and wanted to partner with Superior Threads, but the latter declined because of some quality...
  11. Thread: Border help?

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    Re: Border help?

    What color do you want the quilt to be? Generally speaking, the color of your quilt is the color of your border!

    Basically, the border color is what your eyes say the dominant color is of the...
  12. Thread: help!!

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    Re: help!!

    Also, make sure you don't pull tightly on the strips as you are sewing them.

    Are you pressing your seams as you sew 2 strips together at a time? Donna from Jordan Fabrics suggests laying your...
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    Re: Angela Walters FMQ Along

    THANK YOU! Overjoyed and excited about this project.
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    Re: What would you make with this fabric?

    Looks like you have enough dark, medium, and light colors ways to do a classic log cabin!

    Don't chain piece like Eleanor Burns! Highly suggest doing it like Marti Michell -- look her up on...
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    Re: Thread choice

    I use 50 wt. cotton for piecing (usually) -- from Superior Threads or Connecting Threads; have yet to use Aurifil 50 wt.

    I have used poly thread from Superior Threads for piecing and quilting.
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  16. Re: Let's talk about the elephant in the room. Your stash.

    My quilting friends know I am a fabric snob and only buy quilt shop quality fabric. Hubby knows to NOT give my fabric to Good Will but to daughter and quilting friends -- even though I rarely...
  17. Re: Let's talk about the elephant in the room. Your stash.

    :icon_rofl:
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    Re: Jordan Fabric

    There are several terrific quilt shops out there. Service is important. M* doesn't need to be defended but they probably have more shipping per day than Jordan Fabrics -- and remember not only did...
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    Re: Washed and bound !

    LOVE IT!

    Fabulous!
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    Re: Question about borders

    A rule of thumb: the color of your border (main border) is the color of your quilt.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fv6RjF-Xi7U
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    Re: a bit blue...

    Get well soon! Prayers.
  22. Thread: Square up

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    Re: Square up

    If it is just one block, I would check your seam allowances in that block -- are they more than 1/4" inch each? If so, if the block is not intricate I would take apart and sew again with a strict...
  23. Thread: Hello!!

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    Re: Hello!!

    Welcome! If you get to eastern Iowa, there is a great local quilt shop in Brooklyn, IA about 1 hour west of Iowa City. The owner has built a larger store and will be opening it soon. She is still...
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    Re: Weightless Quilter

    Have seen the weightless quilter on Youtube. I have spent some time thinking of whether you could put some ceiling plant hooks into the ceiling with some type of lightweight rope attached to some...
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    Re: jelly roll quiilt questions

    Here's a link to great info on the Jelly Roll Race Quilt. It can be found in my User Notes on my Profile in this forum which has other helpful links:
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