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  1. My crumb/crazy quilt is finished - and I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by , 11-05-2015 at 04:20 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Izy View Post
    There has been such alot of interest in the making of this quilt...I think the tutorial has been downloaded or requested directly from me in the hundreds!! Thanks for all your support

    Here are the pictures of the completed quilt, this will be going back to the U.K. for my great nephew who will be one in July
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  2. Easy Intersections Tutorial!!

    by , 11-05-2015 at 04:08 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Izy View Post
    I have been working on a D9P quilt today, and was getting frustrated that my intersections were not consistently lined up, even after careful cutting, lining and pinning. :evil:

    SOOO after a few trials and errors, I found a way that makes it easy!! I am sure that some of our more experienced quilters will have already worked this out, but for all the newbies out there..... it works, give it a try!!

    I hope the file opens for you all, if not can someone please compress
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  3. Izy's Uneven Log Cabin Tute!!

    by , 11-05-2015 at 03:46 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Izy View Post
    As requested by so many of you..

    A tutorial showing you how to make the blocks in my quilt!

    I hope this is of use to you, if you need any more pointers please let me know :lol:

    Just click on 'download' below the picture :-D
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  4. Squares that play well together

    by , 11-02-2015 at 05:30 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by quilting cat View Post
    The following are sizes that are compatible in piecing:
    2, 3 1/2, 5, 6 1/2, 9 1/2
    Two 2's make a 3 1/2, three make a 5; two 3 1/2's make a 6 1/2, three make a 9 1/2; two 5's make a 9 1/2.
    OR
    2 1/2, 4 1/2, 6 1/2, 8 1/2, . . . (Combinations are more obvious.)
    OR
    3, 5 1/2, 8, 10 1/2
    Two 3's make a 5 1/2, three make an 8, four make a 10 1/2; two 5 1/2's make a 10 1/2; a 5 1/2 plus a pair of 3's makes an 8 in one direction only.
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  5. need your help

    by , 11-02-2015 at 05:25 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by tubsfam View Post
    ok quilters, looking for fast and easy ( by that I mean not tons of pieces) pattern that I can complete by Christmas for my DD. Need queen size. Would be grateful for your ideas.



    Thanks Marie
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  6. Hobbs Heirloom Batting

    by , 10-28-2015 at 10:29 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by FluffyPuppy View Post
    I have used Warm and Natural, Warm and White, and Quilter's Dream batting. I am looking for something slightly thicker. What is the loft of Hobbs Heirloom 80 20?

    Also, how is the texture of it in the quilt and how does it wash up?

    I thought about wool batting, but it can be expensive. Thank you in advance!
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  7. Farms and Sunflowers -- A Simple Quilt

    by , 10-26-2015 at 12:18 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Daylesewblessed View Post
    I cut, Mom pieced, my sister did the layout, I quilted and did the binding. This quilt features farmyard scenes and sunflowers. The farmyard scenes were fussy cut, and the sunflowers and check pieces were from remnants. The finished quilt is about 48" x 62".

    The pattern is free from Shannon Studio Cuddle Collection (shannonfabrics.com) and is called "Menagerie." It was featured in an older issue of Fons and Porter. Since I was dealing with remnants, my selection
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  8. My latest baby quilt.

    by , 10-26-2015 at 12:13 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by TerryQuilter View Post
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Size:  733.2 KBMade this quilt out of some orphan blocks that I had, I think it turned out pretty nice. Really like the back with the wonky looking blocks and love the label (thanks Dawn).
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  9. Sandwiching quilts

    by , 10-06-2015 at 05:32 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Linda Renfro View Post
    I would like some suggestions on how other folks sandwich their quilt top, batting and backing. I always manage to get a few wrinkles and that frustrates me, so I know there has to be easier way to do this. I'm too old to crawl around on the floor anymore, so any helpful hints, suggestions would be appreciated!
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  10. Basic Block for "Thinking outside the Block"

    by , 09-24-2015 at 11:56 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by moreland View Post
    I took a couple of pictures that I think will help people understand what I mean by "Quarter Log Cabin Block". With this block and picture to follow, you can put together a quilt like this without a real pattern. However if you want a commercial pattern, it is available from:
    www.ericas.com Pattern # 29420

    Hope this helps everyone whose been asking for more information. Glad you all have enjoyed my quilt. I will attach a copy of it as well so
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