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Started by Garnie P. BetheaLatest Reply

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Which cutter do you use for your quilts?

My first quilts I used scissors and templates, it turned out fine, yet still I would like to make this process a bit quicker and that's why…

Started by Heather Summers

1 Sep 27, 2019
Reply by Riana Noyes

Marking Pens/Pencils

I just read a tip from Nancy's Notions not to use lead pencils to mark my seam allowances because it may leave a permanent mark.  I'd like…

Started by Garnie P. Bethea

79 Sep 27, 2019
Reply by Heather Summers

Old Marker Marks - bad for fabric?

I've been asked to quilt a top that was made 15 years ago, and the white border fabric has water-erasable markings from that time. A washcl…

Started by Sarah Bush

3 Sep 27, 2019
Reply by Heather Summers

Choosing a new cover stitch

Hello, ladies!I came across your forum trying to find recommendations and I hope that I've come to the right place. I already have two serg…

Started by Diana

2 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by Diana

Newbie from Australia : Wanting to Learn Optical Illusion Quilting

Hello all & thank you for adding me to your awesome site. I have only recently taken up the machine again after 25+ years & only to…

Started by vonny maher

2 Nov 30, 2018
Reply by Diana

Question about quilt backing.

I know that muslin is a great quilt backing but what about a flat bedsheet?

Started by Cyndi Day

4 Jul 21, 2017
Reply by Violet


to add a comment to a photo already posted, open a photo on it's own page. upper right hand corner. two choices - "OPTIONS" or "ADD". clic…

Started by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP

3 Mar 15, 2017
Reply by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP

Need help finding this fabric

I need help finding the following fabric.  An older Robert Kaufman fabric -- says "Aurora" on the selvage and "Screen Print d#8942,"  If an…

Started by Georgia Spalding Pierce

2 Jan 26, 2017
Reply by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP

cut--through technique

I am looking for instruction in the cut-through technique.  I saw a quilt on an Nancy Crow site where it was used to great effect. Below is…

Started by Diana Mitchell Moor

4 Dec 12, 2016
Reply by Alice

Attention Babylock Tiara or similiar users???

I am just getting started with my Tiara. I have no trouble with smaller projects, but I am struggling with my stitching in the ditch. Movin…

Started by Mitzie Schafer

9 Sep 25, 2016
Reply by Harriet Campbell


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