Originally Posted by JenniePenny
In some ways, I have had similar experiences as the original poster. I've been super excited to have the day off, have extra spending money, and make a long trek to a fabric store, only to hunt and hunt and hunt for something to buy. I chalked it up (mostly) to being in a quilting slump. But I am also a quilter that does not have young children in my immediate circle of family and friends and thus I pass by on all the kiddie stuff.
As for the inspiration part, I have found that
Originally Posted by norwalkgma
New to paper piecing and looking for advice on good source for patterns (preferably free). Have searched Google and no luck for entwined wedding rings - please help
Originally Posted by mirabelle
My daughter pieced this Card Tricks quilt, it originally was only 9 blocks and supposed to be a small lap quilt but she changed the layout. made extra blocks, then set them on point, added the triple sashing and it finished up a nice size quilt.
I told her I would quilt it for her, took me 2 days to do all the stitch in the ditch and 8 days to complete the top. The quilting was all done freehand on my Pfaff Expressions 3.0 sewing machine.
Originally Posted by Nammie to 7
Very nice! Isn't it funny how those quilt scraps breed when left in a room by themselves!
Originally Posted by labeelady
I came up with a way to make two 4-patches with two squares of fabric. It's similar to the method used in the Missouri Star Quilt Co's video, but I used two different fabrics which result in two similar 4-patch blocks.
Determine the size of finished block you want, then add 1/2" to allow for the 1/4" seams. In my case, I used 4-1/2" blocks that resulted in two 4" 4-patches.
First step: Select two contrasting fabrics, place right sides together, then
Updated 05-14-2013 at 12:14 PM by labeelady
Yesterday I read where there are looms you can purchase that your sewing machine is able to ride down tracks in order to quilt your piece. Does anyone have any experience with any of these? Would you recommend the one you have? Thanks!
I am thinking of using some blues and aquas in lines across the across, I think wavy lines would be great, don't know how to cut or sew them, would love to hear your answers and comments.
Originally Posted by Noiseynana
I use mine to hand quilt . I love it. My husband made me one out of PVC pipe. Works like a charm.
would you share what/how your husband made your quilting frame.
size of PVC ect
Originally Posted by ontheriver
Here are a few more: 1st is a full size top, still needs quilting.
Then two baby quilts, the blue I just did simple wavy line quilting, the other is hand quilted SITD, they just need binding.
Next is a preview of a WIP for #8 - all the blocks are made, just have to finish putting them together.
Originally Posted by schwanton
My daughter's best friend is getting married. I wanted to do something special for her bridal shower. I made a double wedding ring table runner (25x48) for her using Eleanor Burns' method. I like the way it turned out, the bride-to-be loves it! The label is camouflaged in the flowers on the back so it can be reversible.