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  1. Hand quilting

    by , 06-19-2012 at 10:17 AM
    A few weeks ago I visited a Amish lady, who had a couple of quilts for sale. One was a storm at sea, finished, and the second one was a fan quilt she had on the frame. Now every thing I have been taught and learned has been that you start quilting in the middle and work out. Correct? Well not so with with Rachel, she had quilted all of the out side borders, and was then working on the blocks and sashing row by row. She did NOT have a single pucker on the back of either quilt. I know this, as they ...
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  2. Applique for Beginner tutorials

    by , 06-19-2012 at 07:10 AM
    Please feel free to check out my applique for beginner tutorials:

    http://www.amberfentondesigns.com/tutorials.html
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  3. cutting table with storage

    by , 06-19-2012 at 04:09 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by TymeToShine View Post
    Still in process of moving on up from the kitchen table to a real sewing room ( my first sewing room!)

    Did quite a bit of thinking on how I wanted my cutting table to be and this is what I came up with. It was made similar to my kitchen island so far as the top, and I had 12 drawers of various depths in it. The top three are deep enough for the little items like rotary cutters and thread. The rest of the drawers will hold my material once I get it folded to fit the drawers. I have
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  4. Hunter's Star Block

    by , 06-19-2012 at 04:06 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by watson's mom View Post
    This is my attempt at a Hunter's Star block. I used Deb Tucker's hunter star ruler to do it.
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  5. declared war on my scrap bag: resulting reversible QAYG quilt

    by , 06-19-2012 at 04:05 AM
    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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  6. Applique Hear Quilt

    by , 06-18-2012 at 02:35 PM
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  7. Black , white & green all over GFG....quilted by Charisma

    by , 06-18-2012 at 11:41 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by charismah View Post
    This is by far the most modern GFG I have ever seen. Bookworm did a great job peicing (all by hand of course)! She knew specifically how she wanted it quilted ...so that was easy for me..hehe.

    It has all the good ingrediants, WOW, sparkly fabric, swirly fabrics, nice colors and clearly a lot of love!

    Thanks so much Bookworm!
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  8. looking for kenmore 117-959 bobbin case and bobbins

    by , 06-18-2012 at 10:53 AM
    Hi; Exactly as stated. I would like a bobbin case for a 117-959 kenmore sewing machine. If you would like too sell me one please let me know and I can send money and pay for shipping costs. Thank You Andy
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  9. Update on Ollie..

    by , 06-17-2012 at 07:06 PM
    It's been a long while since I have been here, and I apologize for that.. I did want to let all of " Ollie's angels" here who ask about him, that I am posting a few new photos for ya'll to look at. He is doing ok, some rough spots the last few months, but he is doing better, and progressing in his activities.. He is now, though he will be 2 years old in Oct, started to roll from side to side, tummy to back.. He is also using his right hand a little more, though he still can't hold anything ...

    Updated 06-17-2012 at 07:19 PM by aneternalpoet

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  10. The Life of a Stripper - Perkiomen Daydreams

    by , 06-17-2012 at 10:25 AM
    It seems like forever since I have posted to this blog. I have sew many projects floating around I decided it would be easier to set up several sewing machines with projects in laundry baskets near those machines with the set thread color handy. This way all I needed to decide was which machine I wanted to sit at that day.

    Right!!! this was a good idea in theory but there is still only one of me and so many hours in a day. But I am still planning the multiple sewing machine ...

    Updated 06-17-2012 at 10:29 AM by Havplenty

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