I'm new to this site and fairly new to quilting. I've only made one 9-patch but I have completed and quilted my Grandmother's flower garden quilt top.
I'm looking for a large pattern Houndstooth (like U of Alabama) that I can make for my brother & sister-in-law for Christmas. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
Update on house: 2 bedrooms, hall laundry room and living room all painted, even the ceilings. Plumber came and installed the shower floor thing, tile man coming next week to do the tile, then it needs to be painted, I am so sore, getting too old to do painting any more but once I get it all done, I will not have to worry about it any more for a good long time.
Today I have to get started on the baby quilt I have been asked to make, the colors are pale lemon yellow, and a light dove
Originally Posted by bdship
I was on a twister kick, they were habit forming. Made with the small tool.
Originally Posted by quiltingweb
A friend has given me a quilt to quilt. I have a long-arm machine. My question is...the top and back are about the same size, both are pieced with different block sizes and fabrics. The back is about an inch wider than the top. I've added muslin fabric to the top and bottom of the back of the quilt so I can attach it to my leaders.
Should I float the top so I can adjust as I go, or do I attach it to the roller? I've floated the top before on quilts, but I've always had a generous
I am looking for bobbins for a 1954 Kenmore sewing machine that I picked up at the Salvation Army store. It sews like a charm but it only came with one bobbin. I have the manuel and have tried several sewing repair shops here in the Denver area but no luck. I have tried the sears online store but they say they don't have any either. Does anyone own one of these machines. Model # is 120-491. Also known as model 49.
If so where can I find some of these bobbins? One gentleman told me the bobbin
Hi everyone, I saw a quilt pattern that looks really easy it is in the style of the log cabin quilt pattern but it is called "Cabin in the Cotton" it is very pretty. Has anyone ever heard of this pattern? If so where can I find it? Thanks to everyone Abigailgrace
Originally Posted by burchquilts
Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment.
The woman apologized and explained, "We didn't have this green thing back in my earlier days."
The young clerk responded, "That's our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment for future generations."
She was right -- our
Originally Posted by TeresaPendino
It has been a while since I have updated. I have 11 out of 36 (units) complete and together. This has been hibernating for a while being I had a couple of other projects that had to take priority. I am having second thoughts on how I did things. I have only tacked my corners of the windows and did not go all the way through. With that said, now I am questioning durability. (visualizing something getting caught in the "pockets" and pulling them loose). As much as it makes me cringe
Some checkbooks I am working on
I am looking for a pattern called Tutti Fruitti. It was in a magazine about 6-7 yrs. ago. I have kit but would like pattern.