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  1. Text and pictures.

    by , 03-20-2013 at 08:20 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
    type your intro story and hit enter once or twice. then, when placing your picture into the thread, use the icon that looks like a picture frame with the tree. then hit the enter key once or twice and continue typing. then hit the enter key again to place the next picture on the next line. continue this way until you have your picture story finished.
  2. Carpenters Wheel / Star Easy Project Reference Sheet

    by , 03-20-2013 at 06:06 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by stitchinbee View Post
    After being unable to find a simple reference sheet for the Carpenters Wheel quilt, I decided to make my own. I hope others will find this useful. I have included an image and a pdf file, if you prefer. Enjoy.

    *** Please Note: I did not included any measurements so that you may make the quilt (or other item) any size that works for you.

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    Carpenters Wheel
  3. SPRING .... on a Customer's quilt

    by , 03-20-2013 at 05:37 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by MaryKatherine View Post
    It was a wonderful relief to quilt this for a friend. I could almost see myself in my garden.
    The applique tulips are traced and in the ninepatch I repeated the motif. Enjoy.
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  4. I finally finished my Bear Paw scrap quilt!!

    by , 03-19-2013 at 03:41 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by nygal View Post
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Size:  897.2 KBThis Bear Paw scrap quilt seemed to take me forever!! I think about three months. I went thru four bobbins of thread. It was a LOT of work even more than my Dear Jane! I ran out of the green border so ordered more as the backing fabric and will bring a little of it around to the front for the final border. I am very happy with how it turned out. I have NO idea when/how I will quilt it.

    I recently found out my sweet son and his wife of 5 yrs. are expecting
  5. Red and White Stars and Log Cabin..quilted by Kevin

    by , 03-18-2013 at 02:23 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by cedarvalleyquilts View Post
    Beautiful customer red and white quilt...lots of stars and log cabins. I really like the outer border too. She said she collected red fabrics for a year in order to get enough for this quilt. Kevin put a Baptist Fan in the center of the quilt, stitched in the ditch on the outer border, and did a small freehand vine design in the inner border. Thanks for looking!

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  6. Simple and quick tote tute

    by , 03-18-2013 at 05:45 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by littlehud View Post
    What a great bag. Thanks for the tute.
  7. Substantial Support In Cloth

    by , 03-18-2013 at 04:31 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by SusanMarie1956 View Post

    I want to make tote bags that has Strength in them. How do you make the sides and bottoms of them stronger? I heard once about something that was " fusible "... That's the only word I remember? fusible what???

  8. First blocks for the Memories of Japan quilt - are they ok??

    by , 03-18-2013 at 03:08 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by JaneAustenFan View Post
    Hi everyone. I'm a beginner to quilting and I've just completed two blocks for the 'Memories of Japan' oriental quilt but I'm not sure if they look ok? I've posted pics of some of the fabrics I will use, some of which have large prints. The big prints have to be fussy cut but I think the finished blocks don't quite look right, maybe it's just me because of the prints. Here's a pic of the pattern quilt so you know what the finished one looks like. The sashing I will use is the gold fabric in the
  9. Granny squares table runner

    by , 03-17-2013 at 08:21 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by carolaug View Post
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    love using my scraps...hubby is happy...saving tons of money...I am on a roll, no buying fabric this year.
  10. lady bug update

    by , 03-17-2013 at 05:37 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by chairjogger View Post
    satin stitching the 40 lady bugs. will use soft velcro dots on the large bugs to give texture.. sun is raised above with extra batting under circle of sun.

    still working hard..
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