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  1. tut for quilting frame

    by , 11-28-2011 at 04:57 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by cjk View Post
    Now the frame.

    Cut 4 - 1x2” 4’ in length.
    Cut 2 - 1x2” 2’ in length.
    Cut 2 - ½”x½” 4’ in length.

    Nail and glue 2 - 1x2” together to form an L.
    Nail and glue 1- ½”x½” to form a track.
    Repeat for the other side.
    Make sure that you check your carriage wheels in the tracks. You don’t want them tight. You just want them as a guide.
    Join together at the ends with 1x2”x2’.

    I made the side pieces with the scraps.
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  2. Simple and quick tote tute

    by , 11-28-2011 at 04:49 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by leatheflea View Post
    Boy my computer really is giving me fits tonight. Took a coffee break, ready to finish totey tute. Here goes the second half. We,re almost there!

    You can iron these two strips together if you like, the batting will fuse together and help hold the two pieces together. I have found for me that I like to be able to shift the two layers in case of puckers. Sew them together using 1/8 inch on each side and then move over 1/8 to 1/4 in and sew again on both sides. Then straight down
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  3. Envelope quilt

    by , 11-28-2011 at 04:35 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Grandma Judi View Post
    I don't have an actual pattern, but I took picture as I went along. I am brand new at this so I hope it works.

    Cut your squares 11x11 - the number of squares depends on how large you want to make yor quilt
    Attachment 246084

    Top flap are 11 x 5 1/2 cut at an angle toward the center
    Attachment 246085

    Lay the flap and the lace on top of square
    Attachment 246086
    This such an amazing quilt
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  4. Rhonda's New Shortcut Block- Triple Strip Block

    by , 11-28-2011 at 04:27 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rhonda View Post
    You can see the here the second block you can make with this method.

    Tayla is the Quilt Block I designed using these Triple Strip Block
    It is this weeks Rhonda's Second Sampler Quilt Along quilt block.
    This is such a pretty block
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  5. Rhonda's 4 x 4 Quilt blocks

    by , 11-28-2011 at 04:17 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rhonda View Post
    A friend asked if I knew of any quilt blocks that could be made into a 10 1/2" unfinished quilt block.
    so here is my answer to her and anyone else who would like them.

    If you use a 3" template and make HSTs (half square triangles) or my Boston Blocks you can make these quilt blocks into a 10 1/2" unfinished quilt block. A 4 x 4 grid will make the 10 1/2".

    There are lots more I could do with Star Points and Wings.

    I did do a
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  6. Rhonda's Mirror Image Boston Blocks

    by , 11-28-2011 at 04:16 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rhonda View Post
    Some of my quilt blocks and some of the traditional quilt blocks use mirror images. In my Boston Blocks this means two blocks will have the same colors but in one the light is on the left and the medium on the right and the next block will be the opposite. The light is on the right and the medium on the left. To help everyone to see this process here are some pictures to clarify how this works.

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  7. Spider Web Quilt - tute

    by , 11-28-2011 at 01:32 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by roxannebcb View Post
    Another post talked about a spider web quilt and I had to see if I could find a pattern. OMG this is gorgeous. And here is a cool tutorial. This one is 3rd in my queue:

    http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/2010/04/...ock-sew-along/

    I LOVE this quilt. It could be made from a collection or from scraps. I do like the white but orange is a cool background too. This doesn't look all that easy - but fun and gorgeous.
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