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  1. Help and ideas, please!!!

    by , 02-14-2013 at 05:25 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by MimiBug123 View Post
    We are starting a new sewing circle/quilting group at my church. I went out of town and was elected "leader" while I was gone. Nice, huh? Well, we don't have many who know how to sew. I need some ideas of easy things I can suggest for them to do. We are planning a spring bazaar to raise money for air conditioner repairs for the church. I am afraid what they make will look like kids made them! Any suggestions for things to make or for ideas leading this diverse group will be greatly
  2. longarm/midarm beginner

    by , 02-14-2013 at 05:14 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by happyjan View Post
    I have bought a midarm quilting machine and live in the country too far away from anywhere to take classes. Does anyone know where to find the best online classes, dvd's or youtube clips? I have searched youtube but there are so many and so far, what I have found hasn't been very helpful.
    Also I am in Australia and wondering about the American quilting shows on tv. Are they worth subscribing to over the internet?

    Hope you can help me
  3. Quilt show in Troy, Alabama month of March

    by , 02-14-2013 at 05:04 AM
    Hope I can go too this show!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. Applique (duckbill) scissors

    by , 02-13-2013 at 04:15 PM
    What are the best applique scissors? I'm just beginning applique work and need to buy a pair of scissors. Does anyone know what the best pair is?
  5. Color Play with HSTs

    by , 02-13-2013 at 05:47 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rhonda View Post
    I love to use my EQ5. One of the things that fascinate me is how you can start with one idea and make so many new ones from the first one.

    I used HSTs or Half Square Triangles in this tutorial. Here is my cut down method for making HSTs

    while playing on my EQ5 the other day I started changing the color on a quilt block I had used in another Color Play tutorial I had written
  6. What color for the first border?

    by , 02-13-2013 at 04:52 AM
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    Made this pinwheel quilt top (OMG what a chore LOL) and now I need to pick borders. The block in the sashing is black with pin dots, and I have a black with polka dots for the #2 border, but can't go straight to that - thinking a solid black. Opinions?
  7. T-shirt quilt

    by , 02-11-2013 at 11:06 AM
    My sister's husband, who was a marathon runner, passed away after a short, courageous battle with cancer. I made this t-shirt quilt from some of the t-shirts from his races. I hope it brings good memories to my sis.
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  8. Sashing help please

    by , 02-11-2013 at 07:24 AM
    I'm on my 2nd quilt. This one I'm doing on a diagonal. Not sure how to start/do the sashing. Ie - sew the strips with the corner blocks, do diagonal rows, and then come back and add in the other direction? Any advice helps.
    I'm attaching a pic of my Ipad quilting app where I designed it. These are my fabrics.
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  9. best fabric glue

    by , 02-10-2013 at 10:10 AM
    Help...I was piecing my late mother's cross stitch into a wedding gift for my neice. I cut the cross stitch fabric a little short and need to add some of the aida cloth back on. I was able to do that with the wonder under, but would like to seal the aida fabric with some fabric glue that won't discolor the fabric. What is the best glue for this? Thanks
  10. String quilt

    by , 02-10-2013 at 06:35 AM
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    I make mine by sewing strips onto flannel squares - quilt as you go method, than when I have enough blocks I back it with whatever fabric I have in stash and make a rag quilt. I do not have a lot of scraps as I cut my fabric everything is evaluated to be either squares or strips, so I have it seperated right away. If you do fair amount of quilting you should have a lot of ...

    Updated 02-10-2013 at 06:44 AM by mariolkapolka

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