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  1. Purple Passion French Braid Quilt

    by , 06-27-2012 at 03:41 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by azchrisg View Post
    It is finally finished. I have stitched in the ditch, FMQ, and binded it. Now I think I will hang it up somewhere
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  2. Quick & Easy Quilt

    by , 06-27-2012 at 03:33 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by quilter1430 View Post
    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!
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  3. Sewing Time Snacks and More...

    by , 06-26-2012 at 11:12 PM
    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 ...
  4. String Fling Giveaway

    by , 06-26-2012 at 11:08 PM
    Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville has a new book out called:

    She is celebrating its arrival with a giveaway.

    Head over to her blog and check it out!!

    check out my blog:
  5. What to do with a breakfast cereal box

    by , 06-26-2012 at 09:58 PM
    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, ...
  6. Past & Present quilt pattern

    by , 06-26-2012 at 01:34 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by burchquilts View Post
    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!

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  7. Cotton/Poly Gingham - What do you do with it?

    by , 06-26-2012 at 06:16 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by auntpiggylpn View Post
    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).
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  8. framing quilt block

    by , 06-25-2012 at 07:06 AM
    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.
  9. Love letters or envelope quilt

    by , 06-25-2012 at 05:29 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by hbaker View Post
    Can anyone direct me to a quilt pattern for Love letters or it may be called an Envelope quilt.

    Thank You
  10. baby quilt

    by , 06-25-2012 at 05:08 AM
    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 ...
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