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  • Thread breaking

    I decided to delve into machine quilting today and because I didn't want to risk messing up a large project, I simply cut a 12 x 24 sandwich on which to "play". Because I have never quiled with my machine I didn't have any machine quilting thread. I only have 100% cotton thread and...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Rhonda Laws on Sat, Jan 15 2011
  • Re: How I baste/sandwich my quilts

    I used SHARON SHAMBERS basting technique as shown in the FREE SECTION of her web page. I use the boards to roll up the parts of my quilt. I use embroidery thread and sew using the HERRINGBONE STITCH to secure the layers of the quilt. This method is the easiest for me since I can do it on my cutting table...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by LadyRags on Sat, Jan 1 2011
  • Re: Did you work on a quilt today?

    [quote user="Diane Morgan"]I worked on Jodie's BOM sampler most of the day. I refuse to give up on it and am determined to finish it[/quote] Diane, don't give up, you will get there, I made it and so can you - felt so good to be able to put it on the bed when the first cold spell hit...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Carol on Sat, Nov 27 2010
  • quilting a border

    I have a quilt that has a 3in border. The rest of the quilt is quitled on average i inch apart. What size should I make the border quilting design? 2 inches wide - keeping with what I call the 'white space' on the rest of the quilt? Or 2.5 inches wide or the full 3 inches wide and get the 1 inch...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Donna on Sat, Nov 27 2010
  • Re: Do you have a favorite quilt that you have made?

    I did my first wall hanging and still have it on the wall going up the stairs. It doesn't have very many matching points, and the fabric was very costly, talk about humble . I gave my frist quilt to an auction for a library fund raiser. It was log cabin , in the design of hearts and the pillow line...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by recyclequeen on Mon, Nov 8 2010
  • machine embroidery for quilting

    I am looking for machine embroidery icons related to the state of West Virginia and WVU to incorporate into a quit. Does anyone know where I might find these? I have minimal experience quilting and am still learning machine embroidery, but I would like to do this for a christmas gift to hubby. Thanks...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by psychonurse on Mon, Oct 4 2010
  • Continuous Machine Embroidery Quilting

    Does anyone know of a free tutorial to do continous machine embroidery? My machine has a 4 x 4 stitch field and I want to embroider a stipple design.
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Sharon on Thu, Aug 19 2010
  • Quilting ... Of Course

    Hello Everyone ... My name is Pamela ... you can call me Pam if you'd like. Hope you all are doing great!! I am new to quilting. I have a couple of ladies who started to teach me techniques and basics of quilting. Summer is here and I'm home with my kids, so haven't had a chance to spend...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by pgraycarek on Thu, Jul 22 2010
  • Need recommendations for long arm machine and frame

    Hi, everyone. I am a newbie to QCA and am in the market for a long arm machine with frame. I don't want to use my regular sewing machine for quilting, but would rather spend the money for a long arm. For anyone who owns a long arm machine and/or frame, could I please get the good and bad of your...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by delores62363 on Sat, Jul 17 2010
  • Re: Did you work on a quilt today?

    Diane and Stephanie, You both asked about monofilament thread. There is great information at with lots of educational info as well as product info. I love their MonoPoly which is a polyester monofilament invisible thread that is soft and heat resistant unlike nylon monofilament...
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Jean on Tue, Jun 29 2010
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