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    Re: Anyone else thought about this?

    I too bought a Juki 2010 to piece with. I love it and now fmq on it. My Brother sewing machine I use for buttonholes and appliqué. The Brother was an inexpensive model, a Laura Ashley. I like it...
  2. Thread: Quilting

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    Re: Quilting

    I love threads like these! Quilting allows such creative freedom!
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    Re: opinions please

    I am really enjoying M* cotton thread for both piecing and walking foot quilting. It does produce some lint, but not much. I like the feel of it.
  4. Re: FAT QUARTER FUN! Donna's FREE Diamonds Squared Quilt!

    Very nice. Thanks for posting
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    Re: HELP what pattern would you use.

    I like grey a lot. I also like yellow and this sort of thing so I might do something like this with them http://ttfabrics.com/cms2015/wp-content/uploads/TongaFocasStrips_BroomeSt_Frequency_opt1.pdf...
  6. Re: M* quilting is so lovely, I need to post.

    Thank all. That thread color is an orange. I like it a lot on this quilt, and give total credit to M* quilter. It was a little scary to leave the choice up to someone else, but she knew what she...
  7. M* quilting is so lovely, I need to post.

    I took a little risk and selected quilts choice for my latest quilt She choose a bolder thread color than I would have dared and I love it. No one here to hold quilt, so I am taking close up of...
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    Re: Missouri Star Cotton Thread

    You all are brilliant!
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    Re: What's your favorite .........

    I like string quilting. I generally use white as center string and just use scraps . I call them kaleidoscope quilts
  10. Re: Has anyone encountered your partner not being okay with gifts?

    No, I haven’t experienced this. I would separate my hobby,and not go to quilting stores together, etc... You might try explaining that the giving is PART of your hobby.
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    Re: Suggestions for Charm Quilt

    Right now I am obsessed with the versatility of HST, so I would probably get two more charm packs of color, make them into HST and go looking for a layout....
  12. Re: Make a "Waves" Quilt with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star 08.09.19

    On my list. I am glad I bought this ruler!
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    Re: Hide Your Quilting Mistakes!

    That fusible idea for unintended open seams was a great idea. Thanks for posting
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    Re: Jelly roll for binding?

    It sounds to me like you might want a binding that looks like a piano key border? I did that once and loved the look. Just created a very long piano key border, 5 inches wide and sliced that in...
  15. Re: Quilts for Contest/Competition/Judging dos & don'ts

    I have zero advice, but I admire your bravery and your craft.
  16. Thread: Sergers?

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    Re: Sergers?

    Thanks everyone. I admire your knowledge and craft.
  17. Thread: Sergers?

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    Sergers?

    Do any of you own a serger? What do you use it for? Any quilting solutions?
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    Re: Lets Talk Chairs

    I switched from an office chair on wheels to a straight back kitchen chair and have had fewer back aches and foot cramps.
  19. Re: Embarking on the easy clam shell quilt this morning

    Way to go. Your bravery is inspiring. I recently received the ruler, but started on a different quilt as I waited for it. Looking at the ruler itself gives me a bit of pause at the task ahead,...
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    Re: What is the bias, exactly?

    Ha! I also have this problem with slicing meat”
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    Re: Baby quilt is finished

    Beautiful quilting “
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    What is the bias, exactly?

    :0:icon_hi: My name isn’t Old Newbie for nothing. The only way I know I am dealing with the bias is when the fabric is stretchy. I do not have an understanding of what creates that stretch. I have...
  23. Re: Anyone use something besides batting to quilt with?

    Jean, this made me laugh. Such an elegant way to describe the reality.
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    Poll: Re: Size for baby quilt ??

    What they said. My goal for baby quilts are unpieced back and crib size batting. Mine are usually 40 * 44ish
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    Need a bit of inspiration.

    I usually have someone in mind to make a quilt. I have a big family , so there are usually babes on the way, a wedding in the offing, etc. Just at the moment, I want to start a quilt with no one in...
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