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    Re: One hour basket tutorial - free on Craftsy

    Thanks for the link Songbird! I decided to try it out today and its a nice easy pattern. I know 3 young ladies who are having babies this summer so decided to make a little nursery basket for...
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    Re: Tutorial: Steam-a-Seam in a Machine Binding

    For those planning to try the 1/4" SAS2 roll for binding I will give a small note of caution. Especially if the roll is an "older" one that is partially used and a little dried out. I have found...
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    Are you using a 90/40 Topstitch Needle? They have a larger eye which makes it less likely the thread will catch or split. A Universal needle is more likely to fray or split the thread when pulling...
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    Re: Tutorial: Steam-a-Seam in a Machine Binding

    Great Tutorial Becky! I have been using Lite Steam-A-Seam2 for machine binding for almost 3 years and its the only way I do my bindings now. I started out using the 1/4" Lite Steam-A-Seam2 roll of...
  5. Re: Do you ever feel deflated when you finish and gift a quilt?

    If I gift a quilt I always like to present it to the recipient in person so I can see their honest reaction. Generally I have received appreciative thanks and compliments and that always makes me...
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    Re: Quilts with 3 fabrics

    I agree with the previous post that the Fabric Cafe website has lots of 3 yard fabric patterns to get ideas from. I picked up a Fabric Cafe 3 yard kit when I was in Paducah a few years ago. The...
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    Re: Glide Quilting Thread - Anyone Use This?

    LOVE Glide thread!! Discovered it little over a year ago and use it exclusively now for piecing, quilting and decorative stitching. Great color selection. I use it for both top and bobbin thread. ...
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    Re: Snaggly dried-up fingertips!

    I have a terrible problem with dry, snaggly, split finger tips especially in the winter. Was recently told to try Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream, fragrance free. It works great with...
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    Re: Trapunto - Is It Worth All the Effort?

    I like to use simple trapunto as others have mentioned for applique shapes to give more depth and texture to areas of the quilt. Trapunto can be as simple or elaborate as you choose to make it. The...
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    Re: So, what is Hominy?

    Personally, I don't care for Hominy. My husband on the other hand grew up eating it and I always keep a few cans on hand for when he wants his "veggie" meal. He is generally a "meat and potatoes"...
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    Re: Creative Grid Rulers

    Here is an example of the older version with all white circles with numbers.

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    This is the newer version with more distinct black and white circles with numbers.The newer version also...
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    Re: Creative Grid Rulers

    I LOVE the Creative Grid rulers! I have slowly been building up how many I have. They are definitely much easier to read and the textured gripper dots and strips on the back of the rulers really...
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    Re: Fabricville has Steam a Seam 2 in stock

    Ohh, thanks Jean!! That is great news. I like to do extra wide bindings so love the 1/2 inch rolls for that. I will have to check out the Hancocks by me on Manchester Rd. So excited that the new...
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    Re: Fabricville has Steam a Seam 2 in stock

    Yay!! Do they also carry the new Steam a Seam 2 Lite? That is what I like to use for my fusible appliqué. Have almost used up my stash of the original product, so glad to hear that the new version...
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    Re: What thread do you recommend ?

    Glide Trilobal Polyester Thread at Bobbin Central. $7.40 per 5000 meter spool. Great thread!

    Glide - TOP THREAD - QUILTING
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    Re: Flash Sewing--26-28 September 2014

    Finished a "box bag" today from a tutorial on Youtube. Used Annies Soft and Stable instead of batting to give it more shape which worked well. Want to do a couple quick flannel baby blankets...
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    Re: Advice on FMQ needed.

    Try a size 90/14 Topstitch needle. The eye of a Topstitch needle is larger than a Microtex and less likely to shred the thread.
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    Re: Anyone watch Masterpiece Mystery's Breathless?

    If I had to guess, I would say Jimmy Carter. Probably others too, but he is the first to jump to my mind. I haven't watched the Roosevelt series yet but have it recorded and looking forward to...
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    Re: How the fabric choice can spoil the pattern

    Larinelle, I agree with all the ladies that your quilt is still beautiful and very well done, even if it did not turn out as you had hoped.

    I would also like to give you a big compliment on your...
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    Re: Steven and Jenny Move over!

    Great looking bags! Love the fabric choices and the pattern. Sure doesn't look like beginner work to me! Great job! :)
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    Re: UGH! Never again!

    Has anyone tried the Connecting Threads Wonder Cut Ruler? It is designed specifically for half-square triangles. Looks like it might reduce the squaring up issue as long as the cutting of your...
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    Re: Hourglass Baby Quilt Is All Quilted! :)

    JCY that is a beautiful quilt! Your FMQ designs are wonderful! The colors are so peaceful and restful.....Great Job!!
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    Re: I'm stumped on border design

    What a beautiful quilt! Love the pattern and colors! I agree your blue border fabric is gorgeous and would probably be just fine without any quilting. Looking at the print, it appears to have some...
  24. Re: "Ring Of Fire" A Cappella Rendition! Fantastic!

    Shermur, are the Isaacs in the video your family? They are great! Sonya has a wonderful voice!
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    Re: Re-read downloaded Block magazine

    Barb, just go back to the store and download again from your account order history. When the magazine is viewable on your iPad, tap on the top right screen and then click on the option to "Open in...
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