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- December 29, 2003
- And finally - what quilt/sewing related gifts did you receive ?
- December 15, 2003
- What quilty gifts have you made for giving ?
- December 1, 2003
- I know I ask this ever year, but here I go again - What quilting things are on your holiday wish list this year ?
- November 10, 2003
- I am confused about which type of thread to use for piecing - 100% cotton, cotton/poly, regular sewing thread - what do you use?
- October 20, 2003
- I would like to know if anyone knows how to make a quilted dress - I was watching a movie set in the Civil War era and the women were wearing dresses that looked like they were quilts. Any ideas, hints, patterns, etc.?
- October 13, 2003
- In your opinion what would be the best quilt to make as a wedding present ?
- September 22, 2003
- I would like to know how many of you quilters out there are men/ know of men who quilt. I sometimes feel a bit lonely quilting all by myself (Brisbane, Australia), but the Internet sure helps. Also, how many of you men/the men you know who quilt are interested in miniature quilts (I have just discovered them and am hooked!)?
- September 1, 2003
- I would like to make a quilt out of my childrens old baby clothes -does anyone has any helpful hints or patterns to get me started ?
- August 25, 2003
- I do not have access to purchase cotton batting, and have an aversion to all things polyester!! Are there any alternatives to batting with which to fill a quilt-flannel for instance, or cotton felt? We live in a very hot city so I don't need my quilts to be particularly warm, or fluffy.
- August 18, 2003
- I love to paint and I love to quilt, I was wondering what kind of paint
would work best for a quilting project?
- August 11, 2003
- What is the best way to determine the value of a dark color in a water color quilt? I have a ruby red value indicator, but all darks look dark.
- August 4, 2003
- I have notice several quilts made recently with crayons used to replace the fabric for applique - how to you do this and do you have to use special
- July 21, 2003
- What a fussy cut square is and how it is done?
- July 14, 2003
- Does anyone know how to estimate how much binding you need for a quilt with scalloped edges such as Apple Core?
- June 30, 2003
- How do you decide the best size of sashing to use between blocks? Is it based on a percentage of the size of the block? Does it depend on the size you want the finished block?
- June 16, 2003
- Realizing all hand quilters are not alike I would like some help on selecting quilting needles. Is one brand better than another and which size is the best?
- June 2, 2003
- How do I correct a quilt block that in no way lays flat? I have taken it
apart twice and have had no luck at convincing it the lay flat.
- May 19, 2003
- When considering a sampler quilt, are there any "rules" as to which blocks work best with each other or is it the fabrics that keep it cohesive?
- April 28, 2003
- How do you keep the seam allowances from showing through the quilt top?
- April 14, 2003
- What are your feelings about crafts made fom old quilts called "cutter
- April 7, 2003
- What would the top 4 or 5 items that a judge would look for in a prize
- March 24, 2003
- If you knew you were going to be stranded in a cabin in a blizzard for 2 weeks what SINGLE quilt book would you take with you?
- March 17, 2003
- What is your most favourite fabric colour? Also, what is your favourite
type of fabric? Batik? Tone-on-tone? Feedsack? Reproduction? Flannel? Geometric cotton? Flowered flannel?
- March 10, 2003
- How does everyone store their fabric - what organization do you use?
- March 3, 2003
- What is it that makes you want to quilt and how did you get started?
- February 24, 2003
- I would like to know the differences between the various types of batting, what makes a batting superior over another?
- February 17, 2003
- Sorry, no new question. We got caught up in the President's Day blizzard!!
- February 10, 2003
- I have a number of scrap silks from kimonos and find it difficult to use them in quilt making because they move too much. Any tips on how to use them in patchwork?
- Fenruary 3, 2003
- How do you pre-wash? Hot, Warmm orcold water? How long? Pre Soak? Soap or not? Do you always pre wash? What about drying? Is one method better that the next?
- January 20, 2003
- Has anyone found a way to print directly on fabric with an Ink Jet Printer and have it color fast without using the "Bubble Jet 2000" and the rinse?
- January 6, 2003
- How does a rag quilt differ from a regular quilt? How would I go about making one?
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