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MaryQuiltsTx last won the day on September 21 2017

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About MaryQuiltsTx

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    Central Texas
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    quilting, hand embroidery, crocheting

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  1. Wow, those are gorgeous. That must of been some stiff competition to beat out Henry, he is awesome. And Ellie is as cute as can be.
  2. Beautiful quilt. I love how you quilted and then painted the flowers in the baskets. Great job.
  3. MaryQuiltsTx

    Folk Art Applique quilt

    Very ncely done. Your quilting compliments the quilt nicely.
  4. MaryQuiltsTx

    This is what it's all about.......

    I am so lucky my daughter loves quilting. I hope to pass it on to others someday. I think it is wonderful that she made this with your help.
  5. MaryQuiltsTx

    Baby quilt

    That's the cutest quilt I have seen in awhile. The colors are so rich, it is just beautiful.
  6. MaryQuiltsTx

    Using scoop foot on applique

    I use my scoop foot on applique all the time and it works great, it never catches on any edges at all.
  7. MaryQuiltsTx

    Christmas Quilting

    The tree skirt is awesome. I love it. And both of the table runners are very pretty.
  8. I have the stripology ruler too and it has improved my cutting tremendously. I would recommend for all the reasons Baihly did.
  9. MaryQuiltsTx

    Batting tape

    I have used it on both sides and so have had it facing both the front and the back of the quilt and haven't noticed any difference at all. I use it quite often.
  10. MaryQuiltsTx

    Trimming Question

    This discussion has provided a lot of useful information. Thanks to everyone for sharing their experience.
  11. MaryQuiltsTx

    Christmas panel

    That turned out very pretty.
  12. MaryQuiltsTx

    variegated thread in bobbin

    Don't we all. Cagey, I think you are right about generalized statements. Too many of these "facts" come from one isolated incident. Testing it for yourself is always the best way to go.
  13. Wow, that woman was rude. Sorry about that. I had my fill working with rude people when I worked at the bank for years. I will probably never do quilting for people for that very reason.You just can't sort the good from the bad, they don't wear signs unfortunately.
  14. MaryQuiltsTx

    Magnifier warning

    I don't have a big magnifier but can see one in my future. I NEVER would have thought of this so really appreciate your warning. So glad you found it in time.
  15. MaryQuiltsTx

    Can Lucey handles this?

    It almost looks like the iron on vinyl to make raincoats etc. I am pretty sure it is not meant to be quilted. She may have to make a wall hanging out of this..... if it is not too heavy to hang. If she has some left, I would have her attach it to some t shirt scraps and then reheat it and see if it peels off. Even if there is a bit of residue, it would be better than having this heavy stuff on there. Then she can attach some lighter weight stabilizer, the right kind. It will be a lot of work to take apart and re-do. Guess it depends on how precious the shirts are too her.