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    Re: Tablerunner size questions

    Since tables vary so much, I would just pick a pattern and not worry about the size so much. The Triangle Frenzy patterns are beautiful, easy to construct, and very dramatic looking (aka looks more...
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    Re: Looking for a This &That pattern

    Look at the "accessories" page on her website. There is pattern is there for 4.50 that might be the one you are looking for.

    http://thisandthatpatterns.com/patterns_accessories.php
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    Re: Pre Wash Kona Cotton yardage??

    Thank you all for the responses. Did not even consider bleeding issues.....The orchid is very very pale lavender and the layer cake is various shades of purple so if a little bleeding occurs, it...
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    Pre Wash Kona Cotton yardage??

    I am going to make the Wallflower Daisy Quilt from Missouri Star, using Stonehenge Gradations Amethyst 10" Layer Cake and an equivalent layer cake in a solid. I have bought the Robert Kaufman Kona...
  5. Thread: Tiny Squares

    by Murphy224
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    Re: Tiny Squares

    I would just store those little triangles uncut until I had a pattern or idea on how to use them. Then and only then would I cut them. And if you never got inspired or found a way to use them in a...
  6. Thread: Strings?!@

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    Re: Strings?!@

    A few years ago I made a spool quilt using Edytar Sitar's pattern Spools Spools Spools. However instead of batiks, I just used my scraps cut into strings. I used my strings and separated them by...
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    Re: Janome MC6600P Foot Pressure

    Look on page 27 of your manual. It says the 3 is for regular sewing, reduce pressure for applique, and use 1 for very fine fabric. It also says don't reduce pressure below 0. I generally set...
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    Re: Cutting Table

    I don't know of one that is collapsible except the Sullivans. I have one but needed more storage so I bought two of the Sterilite 4 drawer cabinets,(link below) took the legs off the Sullivans and...
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    Re: Ruler quilting

    Just watched an episode of Fons and Porter quilting from June 25th I think....it is 3407 Cottage Teatime and the guest Kothy Hafersat shows a table runner and how to quilt it using rulers for a...
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    Re: Polyester fleece blanket batting?

    I think it is a great idea for a first quilt to learn cutting and re-sewing. As for the fleece - I think all fleece is polyester and it does not shrink. It can be a challenge to work with as it is...
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    Re: Question about craft fairs

    before I would pay $35.00 to a website for access to the craft fairs they say they have listed across the country, I would try other ways to find local craft fairs. Do a google or internet search,...
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    Re: Selling question

    The MSRP for the 6600 is $2499, Depending on how old your machine is, I would not trade it or sell it without getting at least $1000 for it. Ebay has one for sale for $600 but no idea on the age or...
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    Re: Jelly Roll rug

    Agree with birdscaps and MaggieSue. Also, if your machine will let you reduce the pressure of your presser foot a tiny bit that may help as well. The "rope" is pretty thick and some machines just...
  14. Re: Pattern source for different quantities of FQs?

    try changing your search phrase to: quilt patterns using 12 fat quarters. That google and other voice type gizmos use a different "thought" pattern than we do. My Alexa doesn't know anything about...
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    Re: Janome 6650 Craft Computerized Machine

    Another Janome fan here....have 3 one of which is the 6600 so was curious about the 6650. Seems it is very very close to the new 6700. And is a 9mm machine as opposed to the 6600 which is a 7mm....
  16. Re: Using vinyl with baby bibs and fabric grocery bags?

    Don't know if this would work for something to sell or not but I use clear vinyl to cover a cloth tablecloth for my outdoor/porch/deck tables. Protects the real cloth from weather, diners, kids...
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    Re: One Block Wonder

    I would suggest getting the book "One Block Wonders" by Maxine Rosenthal. I just took a class and my choice of fabric was not ideal (bought before class and without all the info I should have had)...
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    Re: What am I doing wrong!

    Like others I do not pin first, just align edges and sew. I use 2 1/2 inch wide binding folded in half, and quarter inch seam. The two tricks that made a huge difference in how my mitred corners...
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    Re: Smaller machine for piecing

    I have the Janome 3160 as my "traveling" extra machine. It weighs about 12 pounds and has all my required features: needle threader, needle up/down, etc.and stitches beautifully. I would suggest...
  20. Re: I may be revamping my pattern storage. Your opinions needed.

    I have done this ever since I started quilting about 10 years ago. All my patterns are scanned into my computer and saved as a PDF when I get them. I either work from the original or print out a...
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    Re: Grandma's Going to need a new bag

    The Barbados bag by Pink Sand Beach Designs may be perfect for your needs. It is easy to construct, has an open slip type pocket on the back, perfect for handicap placard, zippered top opening, slip...
  22. Re: Simply Drool Over His Work - Bruce Seeds

    I had never heard of him either, but I must be more cloistered than you......I just recently "discovered" one block wonders. They have been around for a long long time. I was clueless! And in...
  23. Thread: Air Fryer

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    Re: Air Fryer

    I have the Cuisinart TOA60 which is a mini convection oven. It does a lot more than just air fry. It toasts, bakes, broils, air bakes, air frys, air broil, and warms. The door opens like an oven...
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    Re: Flannel-backed quilt

    Hi and another one that uses flannel as quilt backs. When I do, I don't generally use batting. If you want a lighter weight,"summer quilt" just use the flannel. I do however pre-wash flannel. A...
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    Re: odd question

    I think it is a perfect idea! You could back it with a super soft flannel for the baby. The Mom could use it for"tummy time" on the floor. That phrase is a new one to me, I just put my baby on a...
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