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  1. Happy Days Confetti Quilt

    by , 08-30-2013 at 03:53 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by BeckyL View Post
    I took a class from Augusta Cole last month at our Guild. This is the result.
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  2. Kaffe Gemstones

    by , 08-19-2013 at 03:11 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by tlambing View Post
    Finally got this Kaffee top together. Borders will have to wait for another day. It's queen size and I think is going to make my bedroom look fabulous!

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  3. Dear Jane

    by , 08-17-2013 at 01:58 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by annpryor View Post
    My Dear Jane we will see if I can add a picture.
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  4. What are your favorite tools?

    by , 08-16-2013 at 07:02 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by romille View Post
    I am just starting out and have found a few tools that have quickly become my favorites, and am still discovering things. What are yours?

    My favorites:

    Shape Cut Pro slotted ruler
    GrabbIt magnetic pin cushion
    Seam-Fix seam ripper

    and then of course the essential rotary cutter and mat, but that goes without saying
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  5. Skunk smell remedy?

    by , 08-13-2013 at 05:44 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Central Ohio Quilter View Post
    Our neighbor just came knocking at our door to ask for advice in getting rid of skunk smell. Last night a skunk followed their dog to the back screen door and sprayed through the screen, into their house. He said the smell is unbearable inside their house.

    Their clothes, furniture, and everything in their house just reeks! He is looking for advice on how to get rid of the smell in the entire house. I told him tomato juice is supposed to work for the dog, but I didn't know about
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  6. Playing with HST!!!!

    by , 08-13-2013 at 05:21 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by CoventryUK View Post
    I had lots of HSTs (half square triangles!) in my 30s fabric box. I had seen a similar quilt on Pinterest so had a play!! I am pleased with the result!!! I will back and bind in the green gingham fabric and that's another baby quilt done!! Ooooops!!! Picture loaded sideways!!.just spotted one square wrong way round!!!! Oh....sugar!!!!
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  7. String Piecing on adding machine paper

    by , 08-09-2013 at 12:50 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Sue Fish View Post
    I have done miles and miles of the string piecing this way for borders, quilt blocks, etc...I use 3" wide paper and can when done, cut pieces for many many different patterns.
    I like it sort of wonky rather than each piece cut exactly the same and sewn straight..but you can do either
    I start with my paper in a box or in the pic you can see I use the thread holder...anything to keep it from rolling all over.
    I cut my scraps anywhere from about 1" wide to 1 1/2"
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  8. QNN.TV question

    by , 08-09-2013 at 04:31 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by borntoquilt View Post
    Does anybody out there belong to this? I am not exactly sure what it is or how it works. Can somebody "splain" it to me! pro's con's ??? They are advertising only $12.00 for the year... Seems to me it was twice that awhile back... thanks in advance!!
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  9. Trip to the fabric Mecca

    by , 08-09-2013 at 04:13 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Tashana View Post
    On my itinerary today are the following places - Hamburg and Harrisburg for my husband, but more importantly, Lancaster, Intercourse, Bird-in-Hand, and Goodville for me. Did I mention that I really do not need any fabric? I am planning to hit the wonderful Central Market and the Quilt Museum in Lancaster, the Old Country Store in Intercourse, The Fabric Shack in Bird-in-Hand, and the famous fabric superstore in Goodville. I am too scared to take a husband and two kids to Obi's. Wish me luck since
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  10. Using embroidery designs as quilting designs

    by , 08-02-2013 at 04:20 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by quiltin-nannie View Post
    I decided I wanted to try a quilt as you go project, and quilt each block with my embroidery machine. I have some great quilt designs I purchased several years ago and have not used them. My problem is, I have the Husqvarna Viking designer software, and it won't work on my relatively new computer. It's version 3 and they are out with V5. I don't embroider enough to justify the cost of upgrading to 5D ($2300). Does anyone know of a program that is less expensive but will let me manipulate my
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