1. These Geese Won't Fly!

    by , 01-19-2014 at 06:29 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Geri B View Post
    Are u cutting triangles for the edges....I prefer cutting a rectangle...say 3 x6 then two squares 3x3. Lay one square on top of rec at diagonal from point of square to point, actually a thread to the outside edge...... Fold over, iron,cut the square tail, but leave the rec back ther...that is your true size..
  2. Some more challenge quilts from "150 pieces of Purple"

    by , 10-21-2013 at 06:11 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by moreland View Post
    There were 29 completed projects for our challenge. I posted a few earlier, so thought I'd show you the rest now. The challenge was to use 150 different purples in a quilted project. This was in honor of Kansas State University's 150th birthday.
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  3. Small Crumbs in the Corner quilt finished

    by , 10-01-2013 at 02:12 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rose S. View Post
    I got busy and finished this a couple weeks ago and have not had time to post was 59 inches square before quilting. I haven't even washed it yet. Again the quilting is not heavy. I just wanted to be done with it. I had started one backing for it and did not like it, so made another one. So I was kind of tired of it before I got done.
    First we have the front...
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  4. Sugar Flowers in blues and green

    by , 09-24-2013 at 05:49 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by IrishgalfromNJ View Post
    Jera, from Quilting in the Rain Blog has this super simple pattern on her blog. Link here:

    I did it in blues and green as a surprise for someone. It will be shipped later this week.

    The front.

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    The back

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    Close-up of my primitive/rustic free motion quilting.

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  5. Red & White quilt

    by , 09-23-2013 at 04:29 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by katesnanna View Post
    I had wanted to make this quilt ever since I picked up the free pattern sheet in Spotlight. I have given it to my DH to cover his recliner. Red & White are the colors of his football team hence his favorite colors.

    Photo 3 is the back. I used up the leftovers. Just made it.
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  6. a bunch of baby quilts done

    by , 09-21-2013 at 04:58 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by wolph33 View Post
    It feels great to tackle the UFO pile,making a good dent.hope you enjoy looking at the pics
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  7. Here's a Free pdf file on what to do with Jelly Rolls

    by , 09-21-2013 at 04:25 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by btiny36 View Post
    Maybe this will help some of the newbies and veterans of this site to use up some of those beautiful jelly rolls we all have sitting pretty on our shelves lol...These aren't new patterns, just might give inspiration to some....enjoy
  8. Just Can't Throw Away Those Scraps

    by , 09-15-2013 at 06:39 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by pollyjvan9 View Post
    I have been doing some cleaning, reorganizing and had decided to dispose of some scraps, but in the middle of making this decision, I sat down at the sewing machine and turned scraps into two new tops. Sorry, could not get two of the photos to download. Check back later to see the yardage I pieced together and the other top.
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  9. Playing with scraps

    by , 09-15-2013 at 06:36 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Ms Grace View Post
    Started playing around with some scraps today.
    This is what I came up with, each block has (64) 1.5" finished squares. I'm going with the orange sashing.
    Not sure how big I'll make this. I'm using (16) 4-patches per block. The second picture is more 4 patches I have started.
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  10. Wonky Geese tutorial

    by , 09-05-2013 at 04:47 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by n2scraplvr View Post
    Someone requested a tut on this so here goes!

    Another type of a zigzag quilt pattern is this one I just call Wonky Geese. It also has a chevron look to it vertically (seen from a distance) and I just loved making it! It was so much fun to do. Nothing needs to match up except of course the seams where blocks join. The only goal in this quilt was to make red and pink my dominant colors, but I really paid no attention to colors other than that. The scraps will make their own magic as they
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