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  1. About me

    by , 01-23-2016 at 05:46 AM
    We are having a wee snow storm right now-praying for those who are traveling today!

    I live in a small town-about 600 people-but 45 minutes to a major city. Despite the small town, we have a fabulous quilt shop-they have about 7,000 bolts of quilting cotton-how lucky am I? I work there on a casual basis to help support my habit-okay I should be working there full time to support this habit of mine!

    I am the Administrator of a small Rural Municipality in Northern Saskatchewan, ...
  2. Secret Pal Swaps and my week

    by , 01-22-2016 at 04:40 PM
    Just received a lovely package from Scotland that made my day. Been a rough week at work and this was just what I needed.

    My sewing studio-sounds snooty but it's not-is getting a much needed makeover, so I am back to sewing on the dining room table. Only simple projects at this point-everything is mini-cutting board, iron, ironing board, and a lot of my gadgets are-well-who knows where-so just the basics. Should start to move back in-gradually-on Monday. Everything going back through ...
  3. Jinny Beyer

    by , 01-21-2016 at 12:52 PM
    Does anyone know where you can obtain Jinny Beyer fabrics in the UK? Thanks
  4. Looking for Video for Shiviaun Quilt.

    by , 01-20-2016 at 07:48 PM
    I've purchased the kit but would like to see a video for moral suport.
  5. Juki TL 2000QI

    by , 01-18-2016 at 11:06 AM
    I have an opportunity to purchase one of these machines and I am interested to know if any of you have or had one? If so, did you like it? Over the last few years I have found this group's opinions and experiences much more valuable than a salespersons! I can't afford the LA and I am so very tired of pushing and pulling thru my regular home machine. I thought this mid size might be a good solution. thanks for all the advice and ideas from this group!
  6. Wickedly Easy Pattern

    by , 01-18-2016 at 09:25 AM (Angelia's Quilts)
    This quilt of floral and butterfly fabrics was made with the Wickedly Easy pattern available free online.

    68" x 80"

    Quilters cotton top and back/poly batting

    Finished 2016
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  7. help finding pattern

    by , 01-16-2016 at 07:28 PM
    A quilt shown the week of Jan 10th using orphan blocks set into strip of a jelly roll.
    I downloaded it but my computer is not being nice today. and does not show it.
  8. What does it cost to make a quilt

    by , 01-11-2016 at 07:47 AM
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  9. printable calculations

    , 01-06-2016 at 11:37 AM
    Is there .. or does someone have .. or know of a site where I can obtain a printable copy of calculations for xx" squares = xx quilt = yardage for quilt and bedspread .... xx strips x wof = yardage for binding needed for quilt? I realize that this may be asking too much but have to try as I really need to have these handy.
    Thank you.
  10. Looking for Star Quilt Block pattern

    by , 01-04-2016 at 07:19 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by GemState View Post
    I make the center block scrappy, using 2 1/2 inch squares. The one I'm working on now is a 36 patch block. Then I do the points like Jan said and they don't have to come to the edge. It makes a really attractive block!
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