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  1. Fibonacci : a lesson from a 12th Century Mathematician

    by , 04-05-2013 at 10:40 AM
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Size:  422.8 KBHere's a quilt inspired by Ricky Timms and his work based on the Fibonacci sequence; not mine Iím afraid, made by my Mother at the same time as my first and to the same instructions, I think we may have been lent a book or attended a workshop together.

    When I have a few hours to spareÖ. Some time in the next 5 years! I think I have the right two fabrics to make another one of these.
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    by , 04-05-2013 at 08:40 AM
    My name is Alison and I am from the UK (Lancaster) I have been quilting all my life and have just started blogging please have a look at my site and comment if you please
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  3. I'm on a search for Harry Potter scraps and yardage

    by , 02-02-2013 at 05:47 AM
    I'm looking for Harry Potter fabric - any reasonable scraps for applique or yardage - for a crib set for my new grandson whose mother is a huge Potter fan. The crib is non-standard size so I am going to make fitted sheets, a quilt, sleepsuit, teething rail cover and valance. Apliqued Potter shapes or coats of arms on the valance would be ideal but I suppose I could used Wizardy shapes too - hats, spells etc. - and the Potter colours. I can't say I'm hopeful since the production line for this fabric ...
  4. Why I buy fabric.

    by , 01-15-2013 at 09:11 AM
    Hello everyone!

    I am new to this site and it looks like a great network to be apart of. I am excited to make some new friends who share the same obsessions, I mean, interests that I have.
    My first Blog is random, but very much needed.

    I have officially run out of excuses to tell my husband on why I keep buying fabric. I have already used the following;

    • Hun I'm making our son a quilt that will be passed down and cherished. Can you really
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  5. Cotton Thread Shortage?

    by , 11-23-2011 at 10:56 AM (annthreecats ~~~my blissful crafting journey~~~)
    I thought I would do some on-line shopping before Black Friday and get some more cotton thread for my collection. I just started using the cotton thread since I started quilting and my Bernina 1530 loves this brand of thread and I love my Bernina 1530, so it's all good. Until I started quilting I only had polyester thread in my collection and some of it is a little on the old side. Anyway, my favorite on-line retailer for thread was sold out of two of the shades of blue that I wanted, bummer. ...
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