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    Re: New Juki tl2010q user needs help

    I've had mine for nearly 2 years and I've never used it successfully - I found it to be much less fristrst8ng to just thread it by hand.

    The first few times I replaced the needle I did have...
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    Re: Favorite Quilting Gadgets and other Items

    I received a Quilting Journal as one of my Secret Santa gifts last year and I love it. I've never been a good recorkeeper, and I'm not good at journaling in general, but I love this! It only takes a...
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    Re: Make a Calico Star Quilt with Jenny Doan

    Oh, I really like this one! Four of the blocks would make a cute baby quikt.
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    Re: Temperature/weather quilt

    Thank you for starting the group & sharing your blocks! I was thinking more & now decided I want to make it more "planned" so I am thinking maybe shot cotton or grunge or something along those lines....
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    Re: Frolic! A Quiltville Winter Mystery! (Intro)

    I was surprised at just how much I enjoyed myself last year - Good Fortune was my first one. I learned SO MUCH and my skills got better and my perfectionism went out the window LOL

    I still...
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    Re: Recreating design patterns?

    I taped 4 pieces of graph paper together just this week to plot out a pattern fr9m a picture I'd seen on Pinterest that didn't go anywhere, lol. It was a version of attic windows with d8fferent...
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    Re: Temperature/weather quilt

    I would be interested in participating as well. I'd like to try using my scraps for it - 8ve got a whole drawerful that needs sorting.
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    Re: If you haven't seen it, here it is

    Oh, I love those patterns! Just put several on myn"to do" list! Thank you for sharing :)
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    Re: Making cat quilt, looking for fabric

    Oh, I love that fabric! It's perfect for that. You might consider a metalkic accent for tge background too or maybe a shot cotton. I'm loving the grunge metallics right now, just got an order for...
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    Re: Sending Out a Quilt Top to be Finished or DIY?

    I love all the parts of making a quilt except sandwiching. I'd love to try doing more creative pieced backing but keeping that thing straight is so hard (I just made a baby quilt with a vertical...
  11. Re: Can I make Jenny's Windmill block with fat quarters?

    Thank you both! It always helps to have a sanity check! And good advice on making a test block.

    I'll be using a solid or other blender for the background. When I visited Hamilton last month (so...
  12. Can I make Jenny's Windmill block with fat quarters?

    Here's the tutorial:
    https://quiltingtutorials.com/tutorial/make-a-windmill-quilt-with-jenny

    She uses the large simple wedge template to cut triangles out of strip sets and it takes 8 wedges to...
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    Re: Make a "Pumpkin Spice" Quilt with Jenny Doan

    What a fun tutorial! I've seen several pumpkin quilts but this is hands down my favorite
  14. Re: How To Make A "Trip Around The World" Quilt the EASY WAY!

    I'm so happy they did a tutorial on the this - I've been thinking about making one after watching their tutorial on tying quilt and I watched a video yesterday with a different method where you s ew...
  15. Thread: Opinions please?

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    Re: Opinions please?

    Thank you :) I've just gotten to the point where I'm ready to try more challenging FMQ. I'm still not very good but getting better, thanks to all I've learned here :)
  16. Re: How to HAND-TIE Your Quilt AT HOME With Matt and Donna!

    Right???? I thought I had too many but I don't have TUBS full, lol

    I enjoyed seeing how they did it, I've tied one but it was ages & ages ago, and I didn't do it anywhere near that well.
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    Re: Opinions please?

    I got it finished! I used the red Grunge for the binding because I wasn't sure if there was really enough of the grey and I didn't have any in my stash that matched well. I quilted it with small over...
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    Re: Opinions please?

    Thank you!

    I'm backing it with a dark red Moda Grunge - it has some grey in it that I think goes well. I have thought about that for binding too, but it may not have the oomph of a darker binding...
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    Re: Opinions please?

    jjkaiser - no hurt feelings at all! I appreciate your candor - I'd rather have an honest opinion than otherwise. And I didn't think about it being too much print, that's a good point - the floral...
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    Re: Opinions please?

    Thanks, everyone!

    The grey is the same in both pictures- I didn't realize how blurry the one of the top was!

    The reason I thought about making it on the bias was to keep the print, but more...
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    Re: A few customized quilt labels

    I've started making labels using cross-stitch. I have a basic backstitch alphabet that I use and I draft it on graph paper. I use a smaller stitch length to see it on to the back- I go around twice...
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    Opinions please?

    I made this lap-size top today from a "3 yards" pattern (I loved it - easy large blocks are fast, lol).

    The pattern says to use the dark fabr8c as a 3rd boarder with 1.5" strips. Since my dark has...
  23. Pattern source for different quantities of FQs?

    Does anyone know of a source for patterns that you can search based on the number is fat quarters the pattern calls for? There's no standard for a "FQ bundle" and I'd like to start using some of...
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    Re: MSQC Thread in Juki 2010Q

    I've used MSQC cotton thread in my Juki 2010Q with no issues at all. The thread path can be tricky, a free times I didn't notice that it missed the hooky thing on the tension thingy (I swear I know...
  25. Re: Does anyone know what time the shops open in Hamilton?

    Oh my goodness I had a blast!

    I stayed about 3 hours (went just a titch over budget :lol) Bought some Moda Grunge to back two with. The new line with the gold metallic dots is gorgeous!!! Bought...
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