• Re: quilted window treatments

    Now you girls have done it! I'm going to have to try quilted curtains, I don't have enough unfinished projects!! But it sounds like such a good idea and since I only have to wash them every 10 years I can handle it. We live in an old (1932) drafty house and the winters in the UP make it pretty drafty in here sometimes. I get a lot of sun in
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by YooperGirl on Tue, Dec 6 2011
  • Batik scrappy with black & white motifs and borders

    Our local quilt shop has a Batik Club - eight 8" squares each month. This is what I did with mine. I added a black & white theme print with flowers that I fussy cut for the center block and added b&w borders and sashing.
    Posted to meh9727's Gallery (MediaGallery) by YooperGirl on Wed, Nov 9 2011
  • Re: Need some expert opinions

    I'm new to this so I hope this doesn't get posted twice. Love your color and fabric choices. Great job. Stars are one of my favorites. Your layout looks good, if I changed anything, perhaps reverse the top corner blocks. It might compliment the bottom corner blocks better. Laying out the blocks is really difficult sometimes and it you're
    Posted to Off Topic (Forum) by YooperGirl on Sat, Sep 3 2011
  • Organizing blocks

    When working on a BOM or any quilt with large blocks I use a skirt hanger to keep my blocks organized. The newer plastic hangers are best because you don't have to worry about rust marks if the humidity get high. The hanger will keep your blocks together and wrinkle free. If you're like me you might have more than one quilt going at a time.
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by YooperGirl on Mon, Jul 25 2011
  • Re: Getting Rid of the Lint and Threads

    I use a scrubbie crocheted out of nylon netting or a green 3M scrubbie for non-stick pans. They get all the threads out of the cut marks on your mat and make it look like new. Mary in the beautiful U P of Michigan
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by YooperGirl on Thu, Jun 30 2011
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