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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 532193 views.

Ya know if I could I would jump at getting the computer. There are so many things it could do in combination with free motion. I also like some of the amazing all over designs. 

I have seen some amazing artistic things done with computer machines and it is all about putting it all together. 

Mishii

From: Mishii

Aug-15

Yes, it is very time consuming though and a whole new skill set. 
 

One day I will be able to do the basics and then freehand the fills and fun stuff.

As soon as Pita figures it all out and can show me

He has a background as a surveyor so is very very familiar with CAD stuff. He says this one is pretty simplistic so should be able to make his own patterns and stuff. He is enjoying the computer part. He is not so impressed with the loading part. Lol

I had decided to do applique for the mane instead, based on looking at some carousel horses.  But right now I don't think there is room for it.  I'll wait a bit and see how the spacing works out.

oh very nice!  Glad you were able to put them to use.  Just FYI, the 4.5" strips of teddy bear fabric I sent you were given to me by Denise Ware several years ago.  She had cut up several yards for donation quilts but then decided she would never make them.  I had used a few pieces from them and kept some others.  But knew I'd never use all of it.  Hopefully you will find a use for it.

question regarding the applique quilting group on FB.  Just recently it stopped letting me post, saying my ID was less than 6 months old. umm, yeah - I did a new ID that is for quilting only.  But why would that preclude me from posting? - they let me join why not post?  I've tried messaging the moderators but with no response.  and of course I cannot post to ask why I cannot post.  So I found another one called Celebrate Hand applique instead. stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes  bit irritating.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

Aug-15

I wouldn't want the computer either but the zippers are a great idea.  I know Ami has them and has used them.  My leaders were velcroed on but I only had one set so that was that.  Pita is going to have to use the computer to do a few quilts to make the expense worth it.  He has trapped himself.wink

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

Aug-15

Carrie's machine is computerized.  Edge to edge is pretty simple.  It is much more difficult to stitch individual blocks, esp if you want them quilted with different patterns.  The set up takes time and you do have to watch it.  To each their own.  I think they need to be judged differently in a juried show in 2 different categories.  I think they are now.?

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

Aug-15

I love zippered pouches.  You can't have too many. The flipped pieces are a nice addition.  

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

Aug-15

I like this pouch too.  Lisa looks great in the dress.  fun to have that petticoat of your Mom's.  Did you ever wear it?

I love my zippered leaders, you can unzip a quilt and zip a different set of leaders and load another quilt. I have 3 sets. 

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