Originally Posted by calicojoan
Remember when Postal Packin Mama posted this quilt earlier this summer? Well, I was so inspired that I just had to make one of my own. I never dreamed that it would use up so many scraps, but my scrap drawers are now empty and I am one happy camper! It's big 120" by 120" and heavy, which will be wonderful come winter time. It's pieced with a QAYG method. Thanks Postal
Originally Posted by Elaray
Several months ago, I bought Gyleen X. Fitzgerald's book, Trash to Treasure Pineapple Quilts, and the accompanying pineapple ruler. It took me quite awhile before I attempted to make the blocks. Once I started, it was hard to stop. I was up way past my bedtime making this small wall hanging. I hand sewed the binding while sitting on the porch. It was sooooo relaxing! I call it "Peaceful Pineapples."
I've sewn garments for
Originally Posted by Shirleydorothy
I have a Bernina Aurora QE440 Edition Quilting and Embroidery Machine. Does anyone know how to use the embroidery machine.....everytime I try to use it, I can only get so far and when I push the blue "START" button, nothing happens. I am ready to tear my hair out....
Frustrated to death!!
Originally Posted by Deborahlees
The queen size quilt that I did QAYG (Quilt as you go) on used a strip (like binding tape) on the bottom. I believe the instructions I followed were Marti Michell. You quilt the square to within 2 " of the edge, then sew the top pieces together, then add the strip and fold over and hand sew......worked for me with such a large quilt. Go on line....was also watching "Sew it all" on PBS yesterday, and then had another method for a baby size quilt which was done with horizonal pieces
Originally Posted by avgquiltr
Several months ago members were looking for the out of print book, Rings That Bind. I emailed the author's website and asked if they would consider reprinting it. I received this answer:
From: Phillips Fiber Art, Inc. <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2012 10:36 AM
Subject: RE: Rings that Bind
Some time ago you emailed Phillips Fiber Art about Cheryl's book, Rings That Bind. We are so happy to
tell you we've talked
Originally Posted by chairjogger
I have started a monster. wanting a 62 inch x 62 inch snuggle couch quilt for myself. Found this on an avitar and liked it.. the example was a beautiful blue. I am using fussy cuts on scraps. 206 pieces later and now where near the size ! 21 x 19 and irregular shape at that ! I need encouragement !!
All "sides" of diamonds and hexagons are one inch.
Day one and Day 10.
Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
Chay, here on the QB, was offering up some of her orphan Dear Jane blocks. I was the lucky recipient. I needed a very light summer cover-up/jacket to take on my vacation, so I came up with this:
It was a real hit and conversation starter. Thanks Chay!!!
Originally Posted by charismah
Well I am all ready for the Pacific West quilt show ( this weekend in Tacoma, WA...YAY)I am so excited to see all the quilts!...so I had time to get this quilted today..YAY! I looked up the finalists for the show and it looks like a great line up..so I am sure I will be inspired...
Pat sent this to me and asked for it to be quilted like the picture in the pattern..it was a hand quilted design ..so I did a "version" that I could translate to longarming. YAY! Those