Originally Posted by dilyn
This quilt has a story. I posted pics of a quilt I made for DD for Christmas
When I was complaining that I was having issues with finding bright batiks in my area, my DS sent me a box of batiks and ‘blenders’ that she purchased from Connecting Threads sale in her town. They were all ¼ yard pieces and I was so excited, you’d have thought I had a box of jewels in the mail!
When I made DD’s quilt,
Originally Posted by pastimesquiltdesign
I have been making these for about 25 years now. Family and friends just love them. So easy to make.
1 1/2 cups warm water
1 Tblsp yeast
1 Tblsp sugar
Combine above ingredients together and let stand until foamy.
Add 1/2 tsp salt and 3 cups flour. Mix well. Add about another 1/2 cup flour and mix in with your hands until it forms a soft dough. Cover and let rest 15 minutes (you can skip this if you are really in a hurry)
Roll dough into a rectangle
Originally Posted by Grambi
That's so great! Did you have a pattern or did you design it yourself?
It is my favorite pattern.See the attachments.
I am about to purchase a used Husqvarna Viking Rose embroidery machine. It has the cards, stock and the writable one. As well as all the accessories and has been regularly serviced. Anything I should be worried about or should check before I purchase? (Asking price is $500 and she said she paid $3k in 2002).
Originally Posted by Ditter43
1 slice whole wheat toast
1 cup skim milk
1 small portion lean, steamed chicken
1 cup spinach
1 cup herbal tea
1 Hershey's kiss
1 The rest of the Hershey Kisses in the bag
1 tub of Hagen-Daaz ice cream with chocolate chips
Originally Posted by evevanna
I buy most all of my quilting fabric there, I have seen the same fabric & same quality at the quilting shops. Walmart has the price beat by over half now where would you buy? I don't always find what i want & have to go somewhere else but overall walmart has my business.
Originally Posted by Overlander
The 6 triangles are cut from a 5 inch strip (of the 6 layers of fabric) by 5 inches wide at a 60 degree angle. There is a lot of pinning of the 6 layers so that the pieces are exactly the same. I got 7 blocks done between 10 am - 4 pm. Mind you there was a lot of chatting, eating and ooohhhing and aaawwwing over fabric and blocks. Look for fabric that has a repeat from 6 (for small blocks) to 18 inches. The bigger the spread the fewer blocks you will get, but they will be dramatic. This is what
I am the president of a Quilting Guild. It is January and I am trying to put together the calendar for the year. Was looking for any ideas that others do at their guilds. We have 18 members.
I am cleaning the closet on my day off, and need pattern ideas for my surplus of scraps. I also have lots of little pieces that I could use to stuff something. Any one have suggestions?
I bought a new Juki long arm to use on my Little Gracie Quilt Frame. Just about to finish and the top thread keeps breaking! So frustrated! Any suggestions?