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  1. First free-motion quilting project--Periwinkle Blue

    by , 03-08-2013 at 08:11 AM
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    I'm calling my latest quilt "Periwinkle Blue," named for a song by Doris Day and my favorite crayon color. It is finally done.

    What a joy it has been to make this quilt.
    It was the block-of-the-month project on Craftsy last year.

    When it was completed, I had stacks of blocks that I wasn't really sure what to do with until I heard about Leah Day's free motion quilting ...
  2. Lets hope this worked

    by , 03-08-2013 at 07:51 AM
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    Here we go again maybe this time it will work, if not I give up at least for now.
  3. Strip quilt with the twist

    by , 03-08-2013 at 07:26 AM
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    These are my most recent quilts and I love them. Both were donated to raise money for worthy cause. Bigger for my foundraiser at my parish the smaller to support library at local woman and children shelter. I made them coudly and reversible - back is done as rag quilt.
  4. Vintage Hallmark Sewing Machine

    by , 03-07-2013 at 05:18 PM
    Does anybody know anything about this type of machine?
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  5. Holly Hock Quilt--1st one custom quilted on my long arm

    by , 03-07-2013 at 01:50 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Gramyx7 View Post
    beautiful... but your little inspector.. is wanting to know where his/hers is....
    Both inspectors have their own quilts
  6. Preparing quilt to hand quilt

    by , 03-07-2013 at 01:25 PM
    I am fairly new to quilting, so here goes. The quilts I have done in the past, I started in the center. Is this correct or should I begin on one end? Thanks
  7. I need an older fabric---Country Blessing Cotton Fabric

    by , 03-07-2013 at 07:33 AM (phone pouch)
    Quote Originally Posted by kiffie2413 View Post
    I think I have some of this fabric, but pretty sure mine has navy background, I have never seen teal background, sounds pretty...I found the following link, is this the one you are looking for only with teal background?
  8. What lighting is best?

    by , 03-07-2013 at 07:21 AM
    Hi everyone, I'm new out here and enjoy learning from reading your messages with all the great info! Recently I updated my "tools" (hubby is ok when he understands they're tools) by getting a new sewing table and new machine. But the lighting in my sew room is terrible. Can you share some ideas as to how you light up your sewing areas? Thanks! (and btw, I have no idea how to navigate around here; learning that, too!) - Patty
  9. Funeral or no?

    by , 03-05-2013 at 05:49 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Raine54RN View Post
    Tanya, I went back and read all the postings. It's odd, I've gotten happier. I started sewing again. I'm not happy cause I'm sick, but when I was grieving I sat and thought about when I was happiest in my life. I loved being a nurse but when I was happy at home and raising my girls I loved sewing! I loved sewing for them, I did slipcovers, window treatments, clothes for me. I've never quilted. But Ive found reading this entire site, looking at pictures of beautiful quilts has made me want to get
  10. Quilt for my great niece

    by , 03-05-2013 at 04:23 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by LyndaOH View Post
    Here's one of my latest quilts, which I made for my great niece. She's a real "pink girl", three years old and adorable. It's a very simple pattern, so I went ahead and made a mini version for her stuffed toy "Mousie" (no relation to Mousie here on the board!).
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