Originally Posted by germanquilter
I am from Aberdeen, MD and we venture up to Lancaster County frequently. I would definitely recommend Burkholder's in Denver, PA....of all the stores mentioned here, it has the biggest selection! Everything is pretty close together though so from Ephrata you can hit Obie's, Burkholder's, Sauder's and drive via 897 to Rt 340 which has Zooks and Old Country store and several other quilt shops. If you guys are visiting Lancaster County, you might want to visit Rt 340 (Bird-in-Hand, Intercourse and
First, the F8 I started with:
Here's the block:
The pattern is called "Paths & Stiles". I used Northcott's "Quest For A Cure" in Cream.
Updated 08-20-2012 at 01:32 PM by TheMamaHauser
Originally Posted by tootsquilts
I quilted this quilt for a customer in Maryland several month ago, and though you might would enjoy seeing the results of what I did on a on her beautiful Batik Pinwheel quilt top.
Hope you enjoy
Originally Posted by labtechkty
I made for a friend at work...
Originally Posted by berrypatch
Originally Posted by crafty pat
I would never say anything to someone on how they used my gift. All the quilts I have given away have been loved and treated with love, however if I felt hurt by the treatment of one I would never give that person another quilt.
I must add that I have given quilts to my grandchidren & when I asked him if it was keeping him warm, he said he "lost it" My daughter-in-law never uses anything I give them, homemade or bought, believe me, this hurts. What would you do ??;/
Originally Posted by mimiof4
We have two Walmarts within 20 miles of each other, the one is in a community that has a higher income base and it has higher prices than the other one.
This is true at our local Target also. It can be especially troublesome when trying to get a refund on an item that was purchased on sale at a store in a more depressed area.
These are some scrappy quilts that I have made lately and it seems like I get no place with the scraps.
Originally Posted by granny_59
thought I would never get there!? I wont start with the triangles before the top is not sewn together - my least favorite part. It will give me (a lot of) time to think of the color choice for the triangles. Any suggestion very wellcome.
I also consider to make the blank triangles with printed fabric instead of white. I somehow have the idea that this would "hold" the quit together and frame it better.
AND OF COURSE I AM FISHING FOR COMPLIMENTS to get me going!
Looking for a Boye #13 shuttle to fit an old Minnesota A treadle. Anybody know where i can get one with long bobbins.
I downloaded a free pattern from Free Patterns.com, called Bright Star, Design by Ruth Swasey. I have cut these peices out several times and read and re-read instuctions one word at a time. I finally cut 2 1/2" squares for step 5, to use with I call little house, template D. now in Step 8, it tells u to sew the E triangles to two opposite sides of F square. Then (SET IN) the remaining A/B/C squares.. see Figure 7. Well this is where I am having all kinds of trouble. I can not get this