Originally Posted by quilter1430
A dear friend is moving to another city, so I needed to make a quilt for her quickly before her going-away party. The half-square triangles are 7-1/2" (7" finished) and the sashing strips are cut 1-1/2" (finished 1"). This quilt came together super fast! I gave my friend this quilt today and she seemed very happy with it!
For some strange reason whenever I am sewing I seem to get hungry.
I am not sure if this is just me or do you experience it too??
I always bring water up to my sewing room, and I often bring hot tea or sweet tea as well.
Sew... when these snack-y fits hit in the past I would grab junk, but over the last few months I have wizened up and I have kept "better" snacks in my sewing room.
By keeping this smarter choices close by I have not been eating the
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A breakfast cereal box isn't just a breakfast cereal box. For those who have a mere modicum of imagination for your use, you can do many things. Here are just a few of the uses for breakfast cereal boxes, from storage containers to craft projects and toys. Source for this article:Discovering new uses for cereal boxes
Make a notepad
There are a few things that you need to make an especially imaginative notebook for your children. All you have to get is an X-ACTO knife,
Originally Posted by burchquilts
I saw (& LOVED) this quilt in a catalog. I'm not familiar with this pattern. I don't even know if it's really called "Past & Present" or not. Anybody know anything about this? My DD recently got engaged & this would go perfectly in her new house, so I have to make it... HAVE TO! LOL!
Originally Posted by auntpiggylpn
I am cleaning and reorganizing my sewing room. I came across this bundle of cotton/poly gingham and I don't know what to do with it! I have several yards of the different colors. I am at a loss as to whether I should keep it or not. What do you use cotton/poly gingham for?
I used mine in quilts and as animal applique for babies (patterns came from Fat Cat Patterns, coloring books).
i have two blocks that I made and want to have them framed.
questions I have: should I frame myself, have michaels when on sale, frame them?
Should i have them matted??
Have been looking online,pinterest has a couple of nice pictures. Would love to see more examples of framed blocks.
Originally Posted by hbaker
Can anyone direct me to a quilt pattern for Love letters or it may be called an Envelope quilt.
I'm making a baby quilt 46x58". I'm an inexperience quilter, i have join a quilting group out of a church, we meet twice a month they are teaching me the techniques of quilt. So far i have sew all the pieces together, my next step in to put the batting and the back and be ready for the quilting process. My question to you all, i would like to do the quilting by hand, since to me it has more of a sentimental reason, vs having someone else do the stitching, however i do not have that much
Originally Posted by kathbug
Ok I am new to quilting and just finished my first quilt and gave it to my mother in-law.. It was different shades of purple she loved it. Love reading all the infor on the quilters board but all the quilting lingo is confusing because I just don't have it down yet. Could you guide me to a sight where I can get familar with the lingo. Thanks all