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  1. "Afterquilt" - Tutorial for pieced backs using scraps from the top

    I know there is lots of information on creating pieced backs out there but I found this to be very helpful. I tend to overthink it and worry about keeping everything straight, etc. One of the...
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    Re: Make a "Mountain Lily" Quilt with Jenny Doan

    Well, that even out me thinking yesterday was Friday & wondering why there was no Jenny tutorial LOL
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    Re: Favorite precuts quilts

    I'm using a print jelly roll plus a solid jelly roll to make a Sisters Choice quikt (Jenny has a great tutorial, she calls hers Studio Star). It's a bit fiddly, but I find that when I need a...
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    Re: Not sure what to do

    This is a great idea! My sewing/craft/office/guest room is nearly all ikea - it was affordable & all the pieces look good together. Mostly I have the inexpensive white table tops all along the wall...
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    Re: Secret Santa 2020 Themes are posted!

    I love all of them!

    If you're wondering if you should join, then yes! Yes you should! It's really fun and the joy you'll get from the exchange is wonderful.
  6. Thread: Scrap storage

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    Re: Scrap storage

    I just bought a 10-drawer rolling cart from Bed Bath & Beyond - it was on sale, so I figured it was time, lol.

    Before, I just stuffed scraps in a drawer and a few times a year I'd spend a day iron...
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    Re: After A Long Time .....?

    Yes! Make it how you want it! You will not regret it!

    We had to rebuild the back wall of our house a few years ago - the original owners had enclosed the porch and turned it into a sun room. Which...
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    Re: Coolest quilting innovations

    I've not been quilting as long as some others here, so I may not be correct, but it seems like there is a HUGE selection of specialty rulers & templates that can make it much easier for people...
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    Re: Anyone try the Quilt as You Go Hexi yet?

    Oh, I think I will try that too! I have soooo many small pieces a batting that I WANT to try & use rather than throw away, this sounds like a perfect idea.
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    Re: Tips for quilting without pain & fatigue

    I bought an armless office chair on wheels that's height adjustable - made a huge difference from the dining table chair I was using. It's easy to adjust the height row different tasks - I like it...
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    Re: QUESTION FOR 2020....

    Barb, I'm so sorry your arthritis is slowing you down! I'm lucky that mine is "only" in my hips, but when it flares there's no comfortable way to sit & sew.

    My goal for 2020 is to get more...
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    Re: Secret Santa Group 2019

    Thank you, Carliewolf for hosting us once again! It's so much fun to make & receive these these gifts - I love see8ng what everyone else does too.
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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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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
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