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Originally Posted by Jane3
This is kinda a cool site for looking at colors and what colors might go with each other:
Originally Posted by petlover
I just read the message about the credit card problem the people had in California. The man who sometimes works on our computers told me that every time I order something on line I need to go to Tools, Internet Options, Content and click on the box Clear SSL State. This will clear all your credit card information off so someone cannot come behind you and hack your card information. He said to do it IMMEDIATELY after you order. This would not have helped these unfortunate people, but might help someone
Originally Posted by hsquiltingmom
I have a question or two. I have noticed that there are several people who sell quilts on etsy. I know my friend sells quilts on etsy along with other things like some pre-cuts and hair bows. I noticed that on the items sold she has been selling the precuts, but none of her quilts, but I have noticed other quilt sellers who have sold quite a few quilts and was wondering what might make the difference. I have thought of making a few and trying to sell them on Etsy, if they
Originally Posted by grannysewer
I made this quilt for a friend's new grandson using KariePatch designs "Three's a Quilt". I put the binding on using Sharon Shamber's tut and it worked out wonderful!
Originally Posted by Tweety2911
Just finished quilt for my college niece Emily. Didn't want anything traditional so I stayed clear of those patterns :-)
Will be seeing her soon and hope she likes her new quilt. I used black flannel for the backing for extra warmth.
This pattern was from a class taken at Quilt Guild last year.
Thanks for looking!
Originally Posted by Rhonda
I love to use my EQ5. One of the things that fascinate me is how you can start with one idea and make so many new ones from the first one.
I used HSTs or Half Square Triangles in this tutorial. Here is my cut down method for making HSTs
while playing on my EQ5 the other day I started changing the color on a quilt block I had used in another Color Play tutorial I had written
Originally Posted by Bobbielinks
All customer quilts are out the door so now it's time for me to quilt my own tops. This quilt know as "Butterfly Fields" to the local folks is also know as "Button Box" in the Leisure Arts Book "Quick and Easy Scrap Quilts" by Patricia Wilens. I chose Hobbs 80/20 batting and quilted it with what is know as freehand "Terry Twist" stitching. The quilt measures 87 by 106. It is also the first quilt that I attached the binding on with my longarm. Haven't yet stitched
Originally Posted by Tricky
This is a quilt top I am working on for my daughter's partner.
The pattern is called Indian Hatchet--I found it in an old Patchwork book I found at a used book store. I adapted it to paper piecing and increased the size to a 12 inch block.
Originally Posted by Baren*eh*ked_canadian
You know, I never knew how fun these could be! They take a few hours, from start to finish including cutting and binding. For a craft fair, have no idea how much to sell them for. I'll make a few more like this and then some hot pads... those should be more fun because you can vary the blocks and the fabrics!
Edit: The sides aren't really crooked, I guess I just didn't lay it down flat on the floor properly...
Originally Posted by jzaaboo
Originally Posted by simpsonfs
Any idea where you got the pattern?
This is a very old, classic pattern. It's 2.5" squares that are sewn together to make a 6.5" unfinished 9-patch. The "snowballs" are 6.5" squares that have 2.5" white squares laid on each corner and sewn diagonally. You cut off the excess fabric and it makes each square have white corners. You sew the 6.5" snowballs alternately with the 9-patches, and viola! 6" finished blocks, and make as many as you need.