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  • Re: ARE YOU READY FOR MQ8?

    The pattern is called Spinning Cards and is a variation of Card Trick. Card Trick is done with only 4 sections and is not as dramatic. It is usually done in a smaller size - 12 inch block. Each card is comprised of 3 triangles of the same fabric. Spinning Cards is increased to 8 sections and each of the 3 triangles is done in strips Log Cabin style
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by L Kohl on Sat, Mar 2 2013
  • Re: Pfaff problems and free motion quilting

    I have 2 Pfaff machines I inhereted from my mother. 1 is a 130 - the old all mechanical parts metal head workhorse. It mends jeans without blinking. The other is a model 1170 - one of the last electronic models made by the original german company. I have drooled over the embroidery machines and had thought I would want a Pfaff. I was talking to owner
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by L Kohl on Wed, Feb 13 2013
  • Re: Color problem

    It appears that I'm a bit late in answering the question. I was taught to use a neutral color of thread for piecing - generally an off-white/beige or gray. Gray is better on dark fabrics. If ever in doubt lay a strand of thread across the fabric and use the one that shows the least. This works well for choosing thread for quilting also, whether
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by L Kohl on Wed, Feb 13 2013
  • Re: storing fabric in boxes

    Short term is not a problem. Many plastic boxes are now manufactured and labeled acid free - specificly for scrapbookers and quilters.. Cardboard is not acid free and can cause a reaction in fabric. However, I have not seen any information on how long it takes to do damage. I have used cardboard boxes for storage - fabric and projects - in many cases
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by L Kohl on Wed, Feb 13 2013
  • Re: Is it always necessary to wash fabric scraps before piecing?

    Machine washing would produce nothing but a ravelled mess. Small pieces should be washed by hand only. As for shrinkage problem - most fabrics today don't shrink enough to be a problem. However, when being given scraps some may have been pre-washed and some may not have. In that case my preference would be to wash all before using. Washing produces
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by L Kohl on Wed, Feb 13 2013
  • Re: Viewers Choice

    OK I am going to be really stupid. Is this where I post my vote? If not, how / where.
    Posted to Mystery Quilt #7 – Nana's Surprise (Forum) by L Kohl on Sat, Dec 22 2012
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