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    Re: Flannel Fraying Fear

    That's PERFECT! JoAnn's is the exact place I'm getting the fabric at on Friday! And my JoAnns has a huge selection.
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    Re: Flannel Fraying Fear

    I’ve developed an overall fear of my quilts falling apart and I’d like to share the story with you all.

    I’ll be 66 in March and one of my sisters is 86 (yes, it’s true) and she lives about 1200...
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    Re: Flannel Fraying Fear

    I'm buying the fabric on Friday. When I'm not following a specific pattern, I tend to take several days to plot it all out. And I'm a pre-washer/ironer of all my fabrics. For the applique, I plan...
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    Re: Flannel Fraying Fear

    I agree. People that quilt inherently want to make them beautiful but I've always found that the nicer the quilt, the less it's used. For this same grand daughter, before she was born, I made an...
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    Re: Flannel Fraying Fear

    I’m a pre-washer so I’m not too concerned about shrinkage. Fantastic ideas on widening the seam allowance and reducing the stitch---I hadn’t though of either of those!! And, now that you’ve pointed...
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    Flannel Fraying Fear

    I’m a brand new grandma to the sweetest grand daughter ever and I want to make her what might be considered a quilt. It won’t be large and I want it to be huggable, draggable and drool-able….in...
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    Re: Binding question

    We share a gremlin then, Treadler. Binding is my complete nemesis and I seriously dislike it. Having said that, I found a video by Sharon Schamber on YouTube...
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    Re: Suggestions for 2nd Machine for Quilting

    All wonderful suggestions. Thank you so much! Lots to think about!
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    Re: Wool Ironing Mats

    I have one and I positively love it. I sew in my kitchen and at the end of a session, I like to make it look like I didn’t sew in there so having an ironing board out doesn’t work for me. I went...
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    Suggestions for 2nd Machine for Quilting

    Hi everyone! I’m new to the forum and wondering if someone can recommend a sewing machine for me. I took a 25 year hiatus from sewing but was “reborn” when my daughter surprised me with a brand...
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