"Riana - thanks for the hints. I use a sit down machine, and I always spray baste, so it's good to know that will still work on the Minky. I hadn't planned to use any batting, but I could. Do you strongly recommend…"
"I'm thinking of using Minky as the backing on a quilt for my stepdaughter. She wants one to cuddle with on the couch this winter. Anyone used to working with Minky? Have any recommendations on handling it? Am I crazy to…"
"Riana - yes, that's the same Continuum. I have made all the blocks, assembled a couple rows. Need to finish the hand stitching on the second row, trim and assemble the rest. I'll be spending a lot more time on it…"
"My 8 year old granddaughter, Sadie, wanted to make a quilt so I gave her a couple charm packs and told her arrange them however she wanted. She did. The brick wall variation isn't one I would have thought of, but she was very…"
"Zoe - great minds must think alike, because I bought that US Parks panel yesterday, too! Not sure yet what I will use for a border. Something from my sash in piano keys, or HSTs, or pinwheels, or SOMETHING! It's for an almost…"
Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
Mother and grandmother, manager at Olive Garden, sewer, knitter, crocheter and quilter. Learning to free motion quilt now. Working on a Judy Neimeyer Mariner's Compass quilt (that I probably will not quilt myself) and a Bali Jewels quilt that I am going to quilt myself.
How many quilts have you made?
8? 9? 10? I've lost track.
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I am making quilts, and I'm enjoying seeing pictures of other quilter's quilts.