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  1. Lap Quilt

    by , 03-31-2013 at 02:29 PM
    My first lap quilt; beginner quilter.
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  2. quilter at heart

    by , 03-31-2013 at 08:24 AM
    Well almost done with the house, just have one cupboard to have put in and all the doors on them then done for a while. Will be so nice after a year of having contractors in and out to have the house to ourselves.

    I have some updates as to my sewing room, I now have 4 lovely 221's,
    #1, Zelenka (little green one) she is a shimmering green, 2-27-47
    #2 Keaira (little dark one) she is black 6-18-48
    #3 Brigit she is a lovely shimmering blue 5-4-53
    #4 ...
  3. being a small quilt business

    by , 03-30-2013 at 09:45 PM
    Hi everyone:

    I am in a quandery. I have a quilt "business". What we do is create quilt kits (fabric choices) out of our extensive inventory of fabric which comes our way by thrift shops, quilt shops, fabric shops on-line, and the majority through quilter's stashes-Buy-outs...I keep costs down in order to expose more people to the hobby.

    Up till this point, I have only done quilt shows. Several people wanted me to put my one of a kind kits on-line to purchase. ...
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  4. Yellow Brick Road pattern

    by , 03-30-2013 at 09:05 AM
  5. Thread Basting My Quilt Sandwich for FMQ

    by , 03-29-2013 at 05:08 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by azwendyg View Post
    I just finished basting a quilt sandwich to get it ready for freemotion quilting on my domestic machine.

    Althouth I often spray-baste on smaller quilts, when they are bigger and harder to handle, I prefer to thread-baste so everything stays in place better, and I don't have to worry about the glue coming loose and the sandwich shifting while I'm quilting.

    There are a couple of key factors that I LOVE about this method of basting:

    1. There is NO crawling around
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  6. Basting with Elmer's Washable School Glue

    by , 03-28-2013 at 12:16 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by carslo View Post
    I tried this method as I was looking for a more economical method of basting similar to using 505.
    Elmer's Washable School by the gallon is $14.00 - cheap I should be able to do at least 18 quilts with a gallon of glue vs 505 in the red can $13.00 a can and I can get maybe 3 quilts per can.
    Read on and see if this method is for you.
    First, I put my Warm and Natural Batting in the dryer for a bit to try and soften the wrinkles. The I spread it out on my ping pong table (we
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  7. Pfaff Quilt Style 1527 Machine

    by , 03-28-2013 at 10:30 AM
    Does anyone have any experience with this machine? Currently I own a 35 year old Bernina which is still a great machine. I use a walking foot with it to quilt. A dealer has a new Pfaff 1527 machine for $450 which I am considering buying. I would just like feedback from anyone who has used this machine for quilting.
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  8. What pattern is this???

    by , 03-27-2013 at 07:25 PM
    This quilt was mostly made by my Aunt Shirley who passed away before it was finished. My Aunt Dawn (her sister) finished it. We was wondering what pattern it is as we can not find a pattern for it. This is truly a family treasure and any help would be appreciated... Thank you for all your help.
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  9. Create What You Love....

    by , 03-27-2013 at 09:48 AM
    I am wondering how many of you create what you love instead of creating what is popular at the moment? I recently joined this Quilting Board website, and I see many quilts that are clearly the creation of the quilter, instead of what the market currently has to offer. Its refreshing to see so many sewers out there creating quilts that reflect their own style and fabric choices, instead of quilts that are found in magazine and website advertisements.

    In particular was a very beautiful ...
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  10. Orphaned Blocks QAYG Challenge

    by , 03-26-2013 at 10:52 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post
    Here is an update on the QAYG project Im working on. Soon as I finish the piecing I will have to go into town and pick up the batting and backing. Then I will be ready to start the QAYG process on this top.

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    The pieces on the left is a separate QAYG upcoming project.
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