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  1. Help! Beginner Quilter....

    by , 06-15-2012 at 08:59 AM
    I was told for my first quilt to make would be the "Log Cabin". Does anyone know where I can download a free pattern that will explain how to and how much material I will need? I appreciate your help. Excited to get started. Any other advice or easy pattern suggestions appreciated. Thank you!!!
  2. Little quilting shop around the corner

    by , 06-15-2012 at 08:26 AM
    I am finally going to embark on my life long dream of opening my own shop. However, i know that times are trying. I hear it every day where i work. What i am looking for or hoping to get from here is words of wisdom from those on here who have had or still do have their own quilting shop. I have located all the LQS(2) as well as the Joann's (1) and Hancocks (2) in the area. I have been writing the business plan and proposal for the last three years in all my business classes. the town is a ...
  3. system of numbering quilt blocks

    by , 06-15-2012 at 05:52 AM
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  4. Janome 1600P what so you think?

    by , 06-14-2012 at 01:18 PM
    Hello Everyone. I have been reading the blogs for months now, this is my first post. I am thinking of buying a Janome 1600P with a Grace Pinnacle 10' Frame. Does anyone have any experience with one. What should I be looking for, what should I stay away from. Is it better to buy from a dealer? The one I am thinking about is used and a private owner is selling it.
  5. Anyone close to Indy??

    by , 06-14-2012 at 11:27 AM
    I would like to join a quilt group that sews once a week, or if anyone wants another sewer in your group I would like to join. If you know of any please let me know.
  6. Free Motion Quilting Questions

    by , 06-14-2012 at 04:07 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by lfstamper View Post
    Check out leah day. She tells u everything abt fmq. You need gloves and glider for sure. A glass of wine is a big help
  7. How many are doing a Dear Jane Quilt?

    by , 06-13-2012 at 05:54 PM
    I would love to hear from anyone who is currently working on a Dear Jane quilt or if you have completed one. I am just starting one. Any advice? I am hand piecing. Thanks.
  8. Dear Jane - Dee-licious

    by , 06-13-2012 at 02:23 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Kitsie View Post
    Niceeeeee. A couple of simple ones done today! Thought I'd show a picture of my Excel design grid that I use to keep them organized and so that I can check color for the next few blocks. If any of you are Excel experts I'd like to be able to make each block enlarge as I click on it. The blocks are D6 & D7. Next is D8 which has 4 small diamonds and 4 small leaves (melon seeds) that will all be appliqued but I'm determined to do another block on the big B/W that I'm hand appliqueing. Picture
  9. Strata Star Table Topper

    by , 06-13-2012 at 12:20 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Dollyo View Post
    I just finished a Strata Star Table Topper. I watched the video posted by Missouri Quilts and figured out how to do it. It matches the first log cabin quilt that I made in 2008. I'd made lots of quilts, just no log cabins. I'm also just finishing a bargello that matches them.
    Thanks for looking,
    Dolly in MI
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  10. 1 June 2012 BOM pictures.

    by , 06-13-2012 at 11:56 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post
    Judy Nice Block Aren't Birdhouses fun I like the browns you used. Brown fabrics have always been my favorite.

    So I finished working on my block today. Seeing we are at the half way point I decided I would also post a picture of all my six blocks together. Wow only six more blocks togo.. As always once I post my block I dont want to hurry life along, but Im always looking forward to the beginning of the next month to see what new block is posted and what challenges it can bring.
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