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  1. hand quilting

    by , 09-03-2012 at 04:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by banjo68 View Post
    Hi, new to this site but it is fantastic. I have done mostly machine quilting but lately have been working on hand quilting and enjoy that more.The quilting I have done was"in the ditch" quilting but I plan to make a quilt,Trinity Celtic Knot pattern and would like to hear from someone who hand quilts and may have made a quilt from this pattern and could suggest a different way to quilt it, not too complicated, as I am a novice at quilting.Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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  2. Help please - Tumbling Blocks pattern (very confused!)

    by , 09-03-2012 at 01:03 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Knitette View Post
    I'd like to make my darling SIL a Tumbling Blocks quilt for Christmas. I saw a video on this ages ago where two strips were joined and cut at an angle and joined. I plan to use three shades of blue to get the effect.

    However, I've been searching for a simple pattern and have come across ones that speak about 'setting in' and Y-blocks?? What is that and will I need to do it?

    I need a pattern that tells me how much fabric I'll need in each colour and the finished size
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  3. Mixed Block Panel

    by , 09-02-2012 at 10:51 AM
    I purchased a Animal Spirits Mixed Block panel to make a quilt. Blocke range in size from 3" x 3" to 7 1/4" x 6" . How do I figure out what size to make my blocks? I want to do a wall hanging or maybe a lap quilt.
  4. What to do with a panel...maybe new to you, maybe not...

    by , 09-02-2012 at 09:07 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by oma66 View Post
    Many of you may have already done this, but maybe some have not...use a panel in an attic window design.

    I think this looks wonderful. What do you think?

    The windows are 5 inch squares, the frames are 2 1/2 inches, the sashing in 2 inches , first border is 2 1/2 inches and the outside border is 3 1/2 inches (all measurement are cutting measurement).
    It measures 40 1/2 x 43 finished.
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  5. What to do with a panel...maybe new to you, maybe not...

    by , 09-02-2012 at 08:31 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by oma66 View Post
    Many of you may have already done this, but maybe some have not...use a panel in an attic window design.

    I think this looks wonderful. What do you think?

    The windows are 5 inch squares, the frames are 2 1/2 inches, the sashing in 2 inches , first border is 2 1/2 inches and the outside border is 3 1/2 inches (all measurement are cutting measurement).
    It measures 40 1/2 x 43 finished.
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  6. 1st post of many I hope

    by , 09-01-2012 at 07:48 PM
    found this site today thanks to a friend and find it great to have all these opportunities to hang out with other quilters.

    I am hoping to learn alot and possibly give some advice too

    Start out the blog by posting a photo Name:  rwb block1Paint.jpg
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    This is 1 of the quilt blocks I am making for this charity, means alot to me, my Husband was a Viet Nam Veteran and a PROUD American and belonged to the Legion so when this opportunity came up I couldn't ...
  7. a jelly rool pattern. This looks easy enough to do and looks awesome

    by , 09-01-2012 at 01:48 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by johns2ndwife View Post
    I did one of those awhile back but I did mine in Autumn colors (Awesome I think it was)...turned out so nice my daughter always uses it and threatens to take it home with her whenever she comes to visit me.
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  8. My daughter's hanky quilt including the pattern

    by , 09-01-2012 at 10:05 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by littlebitoheaven View Post
    Thank you to everyone who commented on my daughter's quilt and for your interest in the pattern. I did get permission from Moda and Patrice (Administrator) to post the pattern here on the Board. There are 3 pages. The first 2 are the copies of the original Moda Hankie Quilt pattern that I got from the quilt store. The 3rd page is a diagram of how I set up my DD quilt showing the sashing. I also used a log cabin block in the corners of the piano key border. Good luck and thanks to all for your kind
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  9. Woodland Baby Quilt

    by , 09-01-2012 at 06:15 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by casachavez View Post
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    Machine appliqued these cute little owls onto a chenille tree for my daughter's sister-in-law's new baby. The "carved heart" on the tree contains the baby's name.
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  10. Not a quilt but a HOOTER

    by , 09-01-2012 at 06:07 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by colleen53 View Post
    My daughter saw this and asked if i could make her one too put on her mantle.. This is what she gets...
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