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gini replied on Thu, Feb 2 2012 4:24 PM | Locked

vivian, i'm sorry to hear about your cousin's wife.

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Jennifer Schifano Thomas replied on Fri, Feb 3 2012 9:39 AM | Locked

Thanks, so much Nancy & everyone else, too!  I will check that out.  I'm also planning on going to the Sewing Expo in Raleigh in June.  Maybe there will be some good contacts there, too.  Have a super day!

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Jeanine replied on Sun, Feb 5 2012 3:00 PM | Locked

I quilted a quilt for a friend yesterday that had a minkee backing.  Has anyone done that on their longarms?  It went better than I thought but I did have to fight the stretch a little.  I think I need to try this a couple more times to understand the best way to make it work but I was happy with the outcome.  The quilt is going to be used for a baby quilt.  It is made of curtains from the 50's (the cowboy blocks) and I think it is really neat.

 

 

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gini replied on Sun, Feb 5 2012 3:07 PM | Locked

jeanine, thisis neat quilt.  i can't say i like quilting with minke, but i love the results

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Spudgrandma replied on Sun, Feb 5 2012 3:20 PM | Locked

Jeanine, that is so cute, love the cowboy theme. I've never quilted on minky, I did use it on my MIL lap quilt for the back but I tied the quilt.

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Ginny replied on Sun, Feb 5 2012 3:58 PM | Locked

Turned out very nice, Jeanine....Ginny

 

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Nana replied on Sun, Feb 5 2012 5:43 PM | Locked

Jeanine

The quilt is really cute.  Minkee is a little harder to quilt with but the end result is beautiful.

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Robyn Smith replied on Sun, Feb 5 2012 7:26 PM | Locked

Jeanine, I have quilted on my longarm with minkey.  I used the selvage edges on the bars so I didn't have stretch and the rest worked out great.

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Jacy replied on Sun, Feb 5 2012 7:40 PM | Locked

Jeanine:
I quilted a quilt for a friend yesterday that had a minkee backing.  Has anyone done that on their longarms?

I quilted a twin size with fleece on the back. I pinned the layers together then loaded it on my frame. It worked great and I had no problems.

 

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Kris replied on Mon, Feb 6 2012 12:30 AM | Locked

Nice quilt Jeanine. Love the quilting.

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Judy Lee replied on Mon, Feb 6 2012 6:02 AM | Locked

very nice< Jeanine,

I love all the old stuff!

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Judy Lee replied on Mon, Feb 6 2012 6:11 AM | Locked

I finally finished my client's 1930's qult. She just wanted the binding replaced but the fabric around the border was so weak and the batting was shot. So, it was a complete rebuild.  Can you spot the flower pot and flower centers that I replaced? I hope not! I ended up replacing the batting and backing as well. I hand quilted the quilt, OMG am I out of the Longarm share now? LOL! Miss Jewel is lonely!

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Ginny replied on Mon, Feb 6 2012 7:17 AM | Locked

Great job redoing that quilt, JudyLee.  I am not even going to guess at what you replaced.  It all looks beautiful.  Ginny

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Elizabeth replied on Mon, Feb 6 2012 8:05 AM | Locked

Judy Lee:
So, it was a complete rebuild.

Oh Judylee, what a great job you did!!!

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Spudgrandma replied on Mon, Feb 6 2012 11:40 AM | Locked

Very nice Judy Lee, very colorful

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