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  1. Longarming for a business I'm scared to death

    by , 06-14-2013 at 04:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by BellaBoo View Post
    Please keep posting of your success! I thought about it too but got stuck with the thought I would have to do a LOT of quilts to pay for the machine and each one would have to be quilted as perfectly as possible.
    I know that we have to quilt 2 queen size quilts a month to make our payment, so it's not really that much. We padded our loan just a bit to pay for supplies as well.
    The quilts I had custom work done were really done pretty well. The panto quilts were good too, but ...
  2. New to the board

    by , 06-13-2013 at 06:21 PM
    I am new to the quilting board. I was looking for place to share my quilts and see new ideas.
    I have only been sewing about 2 years, and I have not had any quilting lessons. I also love to attempt art quilts and mixed media. I look forwad to sharing with others and seeing what is new in the quilting community.
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  3. New from Oklahoma.

    by , 06-13-2013 at 02:19 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Catharina View Post
    I am quilting from 2002-2003, not sure about that.
    Started my first lesson on the Great Plains Technology center and I was addicted.
    I am born Dutch, Lives in Oklahoma almost 10 years.
  4. Prepping to Explore Dear Jane

    by , 06-13-2013 at 12:04 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by knabino View Post
    *Please move this thread if not in the right place*

    I am getting my stuff together to start a Dear Jane quilt. Originally started one years ago, then moved a number of times and can not locate what I started. Got a new book and the software, got a few FQs in my chosen colors (blues & yellows) and a few yards to get me started in my selected background color (various WoW).

    My question is - I plan on PP as many of the blocks as I can. If I were to cut my FQs into
  5. 5 in. Blocks

    by , 06-12-2013 at 07:24 AM (5 inch blocks)
    I have a bunch of 5in blocks. If you were me what would you do with them?
  6. Variegated Thread Problems

    by , 06-12-2013 at 05:50 AM
    What is the trick to using variegated thread on a long arm? I am a new long arm quilter and am having a hard time when using this thread. I've used two different brands, different size needles and just can't get it to work. HELP Please.
  7. Our Grandmothers would proud of us

    by , 06-11-2013 at 06:41 PM
    I remember watching my grandmother sew quilts by hand when I was a little girl. Her only tools were a needle, thread, fabric (probably old clothes or feed sacks), scissors, thimble, card board templates and a rustic quilt frame that was stored at the top of the dining room ceiling when not in use. If you are like me, wouldn't you just love to take your grandmother or great grandmother to a quilt guild or a bee meeting or better yet, to one of the large quilt shows around the country? I know ...
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  8. my forst quilt

    by , 06-11-2013 at 03:21 PM
    my first quilt i have ever made. I made it from my baby boys old pjs and clothes , its far from perfect but i love it.

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  9. Sisterhood

    by , 06-11-2013 at 05:32 AM (5 inch blocks)
    What to do with 5in. blocks?
  10. Red & White quilt

    by , 06-11-2013 at 03:46 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by katesnanna View Post
    I had wanted to make this quilt ever since I picked up the free pattern sheet in Spotlight. I have given it to my DH to cover his recliner. Red & White are the colors of his football team hence his favorite colors.

    Photo 3 is the back. I used up the leftovers. Just made it.
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