• Re: Did you work on a quilt today? #3

    I'm sorry, but I don't believe in boo-boos or mistakes. Unless you point them out to others, no-one else will see them. I believe any flaws just make the quilt unique and just as lovely as you intended. So what if the points don't match or it's a longer on one side, it's yours and everyone appreciates the time and effort put into
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Donna Miller on Sat, Jun 18 2011
  • Re: How Would One Change The Size of a Quilt Pattern

    If you do not have too many different sized pieces, you could try to increase each piece. Multiples of 2 work best ie., if the piece is cut 2" by 4" increase by doubling, making it 4" by 8". I've decreased an stack-n-whack pattern by using 1/2 the measurements, creating a wall hanging to match a queen size quilt. I think it work
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Donna Miller on Wed, Jun 15 2011
  • Quilting pictures/cartoons

    I'm working on my quilt guild's newsletter and I need a filler. Any idea where I could find funny quips/cartoons that I can copy into the newsletter? Searching on the internet is taking too long, not sure what to search for. Any suggestions?
    Posted to Off Topic (Forum) by Donna Miller on Sun, May 29 2011
  • Cutting fabric precisely

    When cutting strips, place your ruler to the left (if your right-handed) of the end of your fabric. This allows you to place the line of your ruler completely, top to bottom, on your cutting mat, allowing you to eliminate the "smile" at the fold of the fabric. Place your left hand pinky beside your ruler, anchoring it, cut to the top of your
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Donna Miller on Wed, Mar 9 2011
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