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  1. Interesting Discovery - Photos on Fabric - Big Difference

    by , 08-10-2012 at 04:21 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Treasureit View Post
    Let me start by saying I am not affiliated with any company that produces photo fabric sheets.

    I am making a memory quilt and started printing some pictures on one brand of photo sheets...then I ran out of that brand and used some Printed Treasures brand that I also had on hand.

    I was shocked at the difference in quality. One is whiter, sharper, more intense color! So I had to call and order more of the first brand. The one that had the better quality does cost more, but
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  2. A quilt of true valor

    by , 08-10-2012 at 04:15 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by love2sew8085 View Post
    This is for my brother-in-law. He served with the Special Forces in Iraq & Afghanistan and survived. A year ago this past Easter he was working as a civil servant in Afghanistan when an IED went off in his face severely injuring him and killing some of his co-workers civilians and military. The perpetrator was killed. My BIL was blinded in one eye and lost the other. He has had a long road but is doing well. The government gave him a seeing eye dog and apparently that has helped immensely
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  3. Bali Star

    by , 08-10-2012 at 02:07 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Cindy60545 View Post
    Here's the latest off the frame! Bali Star. The pattern is the jelly roll star from Missouri Star tutorials. I just had a blast quilting this!
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  4. Purple,Blue, and chartreuse Romantic Dresdan

    by , 08-09-2012 at 01:32 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Lynnejean View Post
    Well, I finally did it. I cut into all those beautiful blue and purple floral fabrics that I have been collecting for quite some time now.
    I LOVE dresdans!!! Somehow I just don't think I could have to many dresdan quilts in my collection. I made this using my Big shot pro die cutting machine. I cut all the dresdans pieces from fat quarters and the tiny bit of leftovers I cut 2 1/2 squares to make the corner blocks. I had the chartreuse fabric in my stash and truthfully I loved
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  5. ELMER's Glue Experiment Trial #1

    by , 08-09-2012 at 08:57 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniky View Post

    Glue Experiment Trial #1

    My August Block of the Month is ready to quilt into a QAYG square.
    #1 - I am test using Elmer's liquid glue to baste the top and bottom squares to the batting prior to quilting.

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    #2 - I didn't have one of those needle tips that help you keep you glue line consistent and thin. I tried though to spread a small even line of glue around the edges of the back of my top piece. You can see where a
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  6. Embroidered baby quilt for sale

    by , 08-09-2012 at 06:52 AM
    I have a baby embroidered quilt for sale, but I don't know how much to charge. Can anyone tell me what they have charged for their quilts? Attached is the quilt. (I hope)
    Thanks
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  7. Hello from Illinois

    by , 08-09-2012 at 06:41 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by jojosubrbo View Post
    I am new to this forum. I love to do all quilting, knitting, crocheting. I am always jumping from one project to another.
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  8. Bounce sheets-who knew??

    by , 08-09-2012 at 02:57 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by morngsky View Post
    I also just finished a quilt that I used bounce sheets as the foundation, I traced the quilt pattern on the sheet, sewed it, sniped it and then turned it...the quilt smells so good....didn't know it would keep critters away, will have to try it to keep the mice out of the cars...thanks...toodles....
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  9. Embroidered pillowcases into a quilt top

    by , 08-08-2012 at 03:38 AM
    I have about 60 beautifully embroidered pillowcases made about 50 years ago by my grandmother. Because we use king size pillows we don't use these anymore. I would love to use pieces of them to make into a quilt. Any ideas? I don't know where to start (advanced beginner quilter). Thanks Solongrandma
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  10. Part IV Attaching Rows

    by , 08-07-2012 at 03:00 PM
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    I will give ya' all a few days to digest all of the row attaching, while I am working on attaching a four inch sashing all the way around my rows. Exciting Huh
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