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    Re: Baby clothes input please!

    Congratulations. My first grandchild was born last year at same time in New England, too. Her gifted clothes were surprisingly in larger sizes, so I was glad I waited a bit. She actually needed...
  2. Re: Newbie needs advice on choosing backing

    I seek the easiest, so take my advice with a grain of salt. If I can find a backing I don’t need to sew, I choose it.
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    Re: Are there border width rules?

    Thank you. Caroline, those are beautiful quilts, and great visuals. Your borders are, to me, spectacular. @jjkaiser, I understand the pain of mischosen fabric. @cowgirl, thanks for the no more...
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    Are there border width rules?

    I struggle with borders. If I am honest, I add them on not to enhance quilt, but to add width or height. So a lot of my decisions go something like this:
    “I need about 10 inches of height, so...
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    Re: A good squeak re: MSQC quilting!

    I know the feeling. They do beautiful, careful work.
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    Re: Favorite precuts quilts

    I am so sorry for your terrible loss. I hope quilting helps put you at ease. For charm packs, I like to sew up HST and see where they take me. Most often it is Around the World....
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    Re: pinwheel quilt

    Yes, thanks for this! This is cute.
  8. Re: Beeswax thread conditioner. What is it used for??

    Thank you all for increasing my knowledge bank on sewing.
  9. Beeswax thread conditioner. What is it used for??

    I noticed today in the daily specials beeswax thread conditioner. What does one do with that? And, I guess, how? Thanks.
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    Re: I'm Curious To Know.....???

    Mine is bright orange and green, from when I let my 10 yr old daughter pick the colors of her bedroom. It is truly terrible, but allows me to make my own mess. Ha
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    Re: Disappearing 9 patch Fabric amounts

    FWIW, here are my calculations
    5 inch squares sew into 9 patches and cut into 4 squares yield 6.75

    Assuming a 9 by 9 row and column quilt for throw size. You will need 81daughter squares so 21...
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    Re: Coolest quilting innovations

    Jenny’s videos. Jenny is a great teacher, and the ability to repeat and stop and go on YouTube is very helpful. Also free!
    Audible books, text to speech and podcasts allow me 2 pleasures at once...
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    Re: Augh! Sewed through my finger

    I am sorry,Denise. It is a scary experience, and I know this from experience. Mine went through the nail, and my doctor suggested a tetanus booster. Just FYI
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    Re: Flannel Fraying Fear

    Congratulations . You are in for a sweet sweet time. I was visiting mine this holiday season, and found a non quilted, flannel backed “quilt” made by one of my daughters friends so useful for...
  15. Re: Make a "Bud Bouquet" Quilt with Jenny Doan

    Jenny’s videos are so wonderful. This is a great idea.
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    Re: tangled bobbin thread at start of seam

    So much information in this thread. And haha, a pun right there.
  17. Re: An Invitation to the Fabulous Finishing Group

    Well, thank you. This sounds like a idea whose time has come for me.
  18. Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    Well, that tool seems useful! Thanks for the information. I am now just venturing a very little into sewing. Thanks, JCY, for the excellent tip on using this for binding.
  19. What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    161844

    Thank you.
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    Re: What are your thoughts please

    On another thread on this forum there is a tutorial on the square in a triangle block https://forum.missouriquiltco.com/showthread.php?t=82445
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    Re: How Would You Quilt This Top?

    That is some quilt! If this were my quilt, I would send it to Missouri Star for a edge to edge all over design. I personally love their work, and I think an all over design would work. If I...
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    Re: New Juki tl2010q user needs help

    Ha! My stats for threading, too.
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    Re: What is your Quilting Testimony?

    Thank you for your stories! I admire all the ways we have found into this artistry. Here is mine.

    I had a home ec class in late grade school and I just could not understand how to read a...
  24. Thread: Polka Dots

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    Re: Polka Dots

    I like the ideas presented here. This one 161279https://www.modabakeshop.com/2018/04/step-down-quilt.html is on my list
  25. Thread: Polka Dots

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    Re: Polka Dots

    Love these, especially snowball as that creates big dots middle.
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