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  1. Free Christmas Patterns

    by , 09-05-2012 at 05:06 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by KathieS View Post
    Oodles of free Christmas patterns here - quilts, wall hangings, tree skirts - you name it. Definitely will need lots of time for this one - Enjoy !!!

    http://www.squidoo.com/free-christmas-quilt-patternsK


    Kathie
    Nova Scotia
    Canada
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  2. Favorite Quilting Blogs

    by , 09-05-2012 at 03:33 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by txstitcher View Post
    What are you favorite quilting blogs?

    Mine include Pleasant Home, Diary of a Quilter, Red Pepper Quilts, PS I Quilt, and The Happy Zombie.
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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