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  1. Dear Jane - Row F = Finished!

    by , 09-04-2012 at 07:47 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Kitsie View Post
    What a fun weekend! Got 4 blocks done. Made the melon seeds on F13 too big and left myself no seam allowance. Love that Elmer's! Unpicked the thread, soaked the glue line with a wet Q-tip and waited 5 minutes. Came right off and I was able to put smaller ones on. Changed my applique method thanks to a hint from Glady (GV09) who posts her Dear Janes and many other wonderful projects.
    So here are F10 through 13.

    I finally bit the bullet and unpinned my display wall, moving
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  2. Fons & Porter Country Sunflower pattern

    by , 09-04-2012 at 05:35 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltinNana View Post
    I was given the Sept/Oct '09 issue of F&P Love of Quilting mag. It has the Country Sunflower on the front cover and according to the Contents, the pattern is on Pg. 62. But my magazine doesn't have page 62. In fact, it skips pages 59 - 66 all together. And then it has pages 67 through 74 in there twice. Anyway, it's all messed up and doesn't have the pattern for the "Country Sunflower". I was wondering if anyone else has a Sept/Oct '09 issue and are they all like that? I'd really
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  3. My First Baby Quilt and Boots!

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:48 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Grandma Mary View Post
    I finally finished my first baby quilt for my son and his wife who are expecting a boy in June. This is a picture of the quilt and boots that I made for their baby shower. The quilt is a Baby Elegance pattern from Black Cat Creations, and the boots are a Curby's Closet pattern. I had so much fun making them! I hope you enjoy!

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  4. 11-minute flower

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:24 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by cat-on-a-mac View Post
    These are really just 10-minute blocks (see http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-81908-1.htm) but starting with what I'll call a 1/4 snowball.

    For one flower, you need

    2 -- 5" squares of fabric 1
    2 -- 5" squares of fabric 2
    1 -- 4" square for center
    4 -- 2.5" squares of background

    Sew each background square onto one corner of your four 5" squares. Trim seam to 1/4" and press toward the background color
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  5. 11-minute flowers .... 14-month quilt?

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:22 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by cat-on-a-mac View Post
    Way last summer I posted some blocks I had made using all batiks, based on the 10-minute block, with a slight variation to make them look like flowers. I did a short tutorial at the time (here's a link)

    Well, I finally am finishing up a quilt made from these blocks. I still have to do the binding, but wanted to share; I'M SO GLAD TO BE (nearly) DONE! It's king sized, so it was quite a challenge to quilt on my regular sewing machine, even though I have one with a large harp space.
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  6. declared war on my scrap bag: resulting reversible QAYG quilt

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:16 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by postal packin' mama View Post
    Completely reversible king-size quilt; both sides are made totally from scraps.

    I used Warm & Natural batting. It's a bit heavy as it's got so many (thousands,
    it seemed!) seam allowances enclosed so it's nice to be able to "change" the quilt
    by just turning it over.



    This one is "Buggy Wheels". I used white sashing and white binding on this side.
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  7. When others inspire

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:15 PM
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    Remember when Postal Packin Mama posted this quilt earlier this summer? Well, I was so inspired that I just had to make one of my own. I never dreamed that it would use up so many scraps, but my scrap drawers are now empty and I am one happy camper! It's big 120" by 120" and heavy, which will be wonderful come winter time. It's pieced with a QAYG method. Thanks Postal
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  8. Just finishes the last of nine

    by , 09-03-2012 at 07:38 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by dunngriffith View Post
    This is the top for the last of my children's quilts (9th). Now I just need to sandwich it and get it quilted on my Jamome.
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  9. I'm a Wiener baby quilt :)

    by , 09-03-2012 at 07:14 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Yarn or Fabric View Post
    Yes, the name of the pattern I loosely followed is "I'm a Wiener" - because of the wiener dogs.
    I just finished piecing this top this afternoon. It's for my youngest son's best bud's baby sister - who was born cough-last December-cough. Yeah, it's a bit late...

    The pattern for the dogs is from the Dare to be Square book. The original pattern makes a S shaped dog on the front of the quilt which would be fabulous if the baby's name began with a S but it begins with
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  10. ufo #4 top finished!

    by , 09-03-2012 at 04:20 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by ube quilting View Post
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    This was started in 2008 for friend,Peg. She had some scraps of her favorite fabric from the 70's. I made her a tote and the rest of the scraps went here. It was going to be bigger but..... The batik coral is what was left and this is what they grew into. Now to get it quilted. This will be her 60th birthday surprise.

    pattern is PP: Double Pink Kaleidoscope

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