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  1. Postage Stamp Quilt Progress 2

    by , 03-05-2012 at 07:21 AM
    so far i have made 7 blocks of 10 x 10 1.5" squares. i am going to set a goal of making at least 4 blocks per week for a total of 81 blocks. i have a goal of making this quilt a queen sized 90 x 90 quilt. i am using both strip sets and individual squares to make these blocks as i do not mind having repeats.

    i am working to incorporate into this quilt top all of my fabric loves and all the fabrics in my stash such as african prints (from ghana & senegal), modern prints, batiks, ...

    Updated 03-05-2012 at 07:42 AM by Havplenty

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  2. And more snow! And some quilting!

    by , 03-04-2012 at 07:08 PM (LeslieFrost -- life in the woods of NW Wisconsin)
    Well, snow every day since Wednesday! Not too much today, just a heavy dusting, but dear hubby did do some scraping with his ATV and plow blade (maybe just because he likes to do that?).

    I finished two small quilts this weekend. One is 17" square and will go to my March DQ Swap partner, so I can't show it to you, but I can show the AAQI little quilt I made!
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  3. New to hand quilting -- introduction

    by , 03-04-2012 at 05:45 PM
    I started taking quilting lessons 14 yrs. ago, but never continued because I became pregnant at 40 and had to stay in bed my whole pregnancy. Instead of learning to quilt my dads wife taught me to crochet. Love to crochet, cross stitch, sew etc. Both my daughters are married now, but still have a 14 yr. old son at home at the young age of 55. Will be married 27 yrs in April and this month I'm an 8 yr. breast cancer survivor. Now I'd like to continue my dream of hand quilting. It's difficult ...
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  4. Ironing Board Covers Free Patterns and Tutorials by Craftybear

    by , 03-04-2012 at 03:49 PM (Craftybear Den)
    Ironing Board Covers:

    1. http://www.howdoesshe.com/iron-in-style

    Iron Covers:

    http://catsnqlts2.blogspot.com/2009/...-tutorial.html

    Updated 03-21-2012 at 04:59 PM by craftybear

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  5. Pincushions Free Patterns/Tutorials found by Craftybear

    by , 03-04-2012 at 03:28 PM (Craftybear Den)
  6. Mug Rugs Tutorials & Free Patterns found by Craftybear

    by , 03-04-2012 at 01:42 PM (Craftybear Den)
    Off Set Log Cabin Mug Rug:
    http://www.stitchingbystarlight.com/...n-mug-rug.html

    Reversible Mug Rug:
    http://www.stitchingbystarlight.com/...-tutorial.html

    Updated 03-04-2012 at 03:16 PM by craftybear

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  7. Meandering

    by , 03-04-2012 at 12:38 PM
    I am looking for someone who has a sample page of meandering stitching I can run a copy of to practice on a white board. I am particularly looking for the larger puzzle piece look. I just bought a long arm and am looking for practice pages before I actually quilt my first project. Thanks for any help you can give me.
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  8. reversible table runner - Jan/Feb 2012

    by , 03-04-2012 at 08:59 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by JanTx View Post
    Last year I made reversible runners for my secret pal from church. Gave them to her every other month. I can't do that this year because everyone would know it was me so... I'm making them anyway and will give them to her for our revealing gift in December. These really show me how I've progressed. I've been quilting less than 2 years and the ones I started with last January were definately the work of a baby quilter. Now that I'm a toddler I can really see the difference!
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  9. reversible table runner - Jan/Feb 2012

    by , 03-04-2012 at 08:58 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by JanTx View Post
    Last year I made reversible runners for my secret pal from church. Gave them to her every other month. I can't do that this year because everyone would know it was me so... I'm making them anyway and will give them to her for our revealing gift in December. These really show me how I've progressed. I've been quilting less than 2 years and the ones I started with last January were definately the work of a baby quilter. Now that I'm a toddler I can really see the difference!
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  10. Recycled Phone Book Pages

    by , 03-04-2012 at 08:46 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by RkayD View Post
    the small books make a perfect size for blocks. This is about 1/3 finished....I'm running out of pink =) Never thought THAT would happen. It goes together very fast when you need some mindless sewing. You don't have to worry about size of strips or seams ~ just the trimming. =)
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