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    Well, there is Anita's method ...

    ... has any one of you tried some of Anita Solomon's cutting methods? I have an e-book by her, and thought her ideas are great. She gets out a very good precision with her routine, but with all the...
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    Re: practicing my feathers

    Will certainly check out the tut on you tube and hope that I can master my fear of those lovely feathers. Yours are adorable.
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    Re: I think I will do it ... Babylock Sahiko

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    Here she is at home! Madame Butterfly as my sister and I christianed her, is sitting on the large table in the living room for her first test at home.
    I have some nice Madeira thread...
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    Re: Japanese fabric and notions

    I am literally drooling over these.... in Germany I know a company called Kiseki specializing in Asian fabrics, but always quite high priced - unfortunately :0
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    Re: zipper with scalloped edge

    You're welcome. I like them a lot and hope to spread the virus.

    And I am trying to think less in categories of modern, old fashioned, vintage... . Put up what ever you like, and a bit of lace...
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    Re: I think I will do it ... Babylock Sahiko

    Called the shop and will pick it up on Friday - Exciting!
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    Re: Work in thinking progress -Indigo quilt

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    Here are two examples.
    A bit unfair, 'cos nearly every pattern looks good in Kaffee Fassett.:lol:

    But still I hope that you see the different angle compared to 60 or 45 degree...
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    Re: Work in thinking progress -Indigo quilt

    Thanks dear ones, for your brainstorming. I do like the triangles and the last one is the really fitting my like-list. With the fabric at hand, I think the diamonds will show off good, and I have...
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    Re: Who doesn't like lace zippers

    Thanks, the present is on its way now and I hope I get feedback within a couple of days. Especially on the pirate bottles inside.
    It is small enough to keep some dry bonus food in it as well, so...
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    Re: Work in thinking progress -Indigo quilt

    So you think not doing diamonds but a HST and Squares patten with layout. Well certainly less time consuming and better efficiency on the fabric. I won't fuzzy cut - I am too short with some of the...
  11. Thread: Hi everybody

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    Re: Hi everybody

    A warm welcome from Germany, too. So just to let you know the forum is global and help is just some clicks/typos on the keyboard away.
    Have fun.
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    Work in thinking progress -Indigo quilt

    Dears,
    Just to share some of my thoughts. Always wanted to make an indigo and light quilt.
    Here is my fabric with the theme so far. Please ignore the light blue with the quilts, that is a fun thing...
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    Re: I think I will do it ... Babylock Sahiko

    Great thinking, thanks for the tip, unfortunately I think the offer is not available in EU. I am aiming for a version 1 of the model which has been used for presentations but not in the classroom....
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    Re: zipper with scalloped edge

    Hope I can describe this for you in a comprehendible way...
    a normal zipper is put against the fabric, so once it is done, the zipper long side will fold under / disappear in the back, right?
    With...
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    Re: Tuesday Night Owl @,@

    Dear all,
    from a bright morning in EU all the best, speedy recovery, respectively some good antihistamines. I am already on mine since January as we had a mild winter, if any to speak of.
    I am...
  16. Thread: Another WIP ....

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    Re: Another WIP ....

    You are so right about that, Barb. Always try to have a small project going along when I am traveling for business. So now, I try to decide on the next pieces, like with my little pink cherry...
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    Another WIP ....

    and I didn't say that I am lining up projects....
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    Hand piecing diamonds with EPP. 2 inch. will be appliquéd to the white to be a tiny tablet opper for a friend. And I realize that I...
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    Re: 2016 Quilting Survey

    Well, I agree, a very long survey. I took it and even not with the intention to win as they don't ship to EU.... what a pity, some of the major developments is, that quilting is going global with the...
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    Re: Fabric sampler to g

    You are so lucky/disciplined - I usually end up with a lot of fabric .... I need to really get going with some stash projects.
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    Re: Scrap quilt

    Can totally agree to the affliction with the diversity in quilts. I once read that this was also due to the fact, that scrap quilts have quirks, have general rules which then are digressed from. I...
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    Re: Fabric sampler to go...

    LOL
    Now I get it - that was the embellished outside, the white cards inside will hold the fabric, either with glue, staples, or as laminated bit. Even tape might work?
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    Re: piecing finished......

    What does Jenny say: Finished is better than perfect, so please don't be so hard on yourself and try it. Maybe a straightline quilting would suffice?
    Have faith... and fun.
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    Re: Who doesn't like lace zippers

    Found the thread, hope I can help. Not of course with where to get this in the US...
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    Re: zipper with scalloped edge

    Hi!
    The lace zipper is attached on the top, so you will have to have finished edges of both the exterior and the lining done before. You can do it with a tab or without. I have used these in pouches...
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    I think I will do it ... Babylock Sahiko

    Dear ones!
    I was interested in this machine, my sister saw the machine at a retailer in her hometown, so I used the Easter Saturday to vist her and the retailer.
    We had a full presentation, were...
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