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  • Re: HELP needed for a FAST signature quilt pattern

    Here is the pattern I used. I can remember if I made the block 4 or 6 inches but the first one on this site is the one I made. Then I arranged them in the pattern you see in the quilt. Good luck, https://ivoryspring.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/personalization-ideas-for-signature-blocks/
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Mimi on Tue, Apr 7 2015
  • Re: HELP needed for a FAST signature quilt pattern

    Hi Lmyer, I'd be glad to share the pattern but you'll have to give me a couple days to research it. The finished quilt is in my gallery. It's the yellow and blue signature quilt. I'll get back to you very soon. Hope you have lots of time to make the quilt. Mimi
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Mimi on Mon, Apr 6 2015
  • Re: Vertical Fabric for the border.... A question

    Roxana, I usually miter my striped borders. Jinny Beyer has a great tutorial if you've never done it before. Which ever you decide will be fine but if you're not going to miter, I'd do the sides and then the top and bottom.
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Mimi on Wed, Feb 25 2015
  • Re: New sewing machine

    Oops it was the 6600 that had the plates and the built in walking foot....sorry...I had a 6500, then a 6600, then a 7700. I get confused. I'll blame it on the fact that I have senior moments. lol Any of the above would be great machines to have.
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Mimi on Mon, Feb 23 2015
  • Re: New sewing machine

    Lpve, love, loved mine and wish I had never traded up to the 7700. I guess the extra 2 inches of throat space was worth it for quilting but I can't say enough about the sturdiness of the 6500. The only problem was switching out the two feed dog plates, one for zigzag and one for straight stitching. I almost always used the straight stitch one to
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Mimi on Mon, Feb 23 2015
  • Re: General Discussion, Off Topic, etc

    [quote user="Judy T-Bellingham"]I'm trying to decide which I like best.[/quote] I'm very taken with version 2 Judy just because of the balance of all the blocks although I do think red rather than the green would be more vibrant. Using more blocks seems like an exciting idea. I know what ever you decide it will be a true work of art
    Posted to Dear Jane Quilt Group (Forum) by Mimi on Sun, Feb 22 2015
  • Re: Week 5 February 1

    Barbara, I like your step 4 and 5. Helps me visualize what mine will look like. I might redesign this step 5. I'm thinking of combining Mrs. Patmore with Daisy's blocks. I like the red focus squares in Mrs. Patmore and the larger HST's in Daisy's. What do you think everyone?
    Posted to English Manor: Mystery Quilt Along (Forum) by Mimi on Thu, Feb 5 2015
  • Re: Week 5 February 1

    I really like Daisy's blocks. Mrs. Patmore is just a little too plain for my tastes. Wonder what she is cooking up for me?...lol
    Posted to English Manor: Mystery Quilt Along (Forum) by Mimi on Sun, Feb 1 2015
  • Re: Week 4 January 25

    Yes I go about once a month. It is closer to Allentown than to me…about a 40 minute drive with no traffic but I love going. Way out in the middle of nowhere with dairy farms and long rows of corn. Very nice shop. And she has every shade of Dimples. Of course she designed them and Hungry Caterpillar and Brown Bear. The shop is an old hotel or
    Posted to English Manor: Mystery Quilt Along (Forum) by Mimi on Sun, Feb 1 2015
  • Re: Week 4 January 25

    Just saw that Sauder's Fabrics is having a 30% off sale on all their fabrics. Just ordered some Jo Morton repos for 5.24/yd. They did have som Downton Abbey if you're interested.
    Posted to English Manor: Mystery Quilt Along (Forum) by Mimi on Sat, Jan 31 2015
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