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  1. "Settin Pretty"

    by , 02-09-2012 at 04:56 AM
    I am looking for a contemporary pieced quilt of nesting hens. I saw it on Ebay but on auction and it disappeared too fast for me. It was titled "Settin Pretty" Farm Quilt and was a wall hanging.
  2. Pockets

    by , 02-08-2012 at 11:56 PM
    Ladies I need an answer. I am working on my first quilt top. I used shirts and left pockets on some squares. Do I need to sew these closed before I send this top to be finished?
  3. Hunter's Star Possibility

    by , 02-08-2012 at 03:14 PM
    Thinking of doing the Hunter's Star using camos and hunter's orange. I have been researching patterns, etc. I am knew to Quilt Pro 5 so I have a lot to learn, but haven't seen that block in there as of yet. I may have to figure a way to draw it or what have you in the program. Are there any other patterns that might be recommended for my color scheme? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Also, if any has any pics of camo quilts, I would love to see, as well.
  4. Just try and not laugh!!!!

    by , 02-08-2012 at 05:52 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Crossstitcher View Post
    Just try and not laugh!!!!!!
    While conducting some business at the Court House, I overheard a
    lady, who had been arrested for assaulting a Mammogram Technician,
    say, "Your Honor, I'm guilty but.....there were extenuating circumstances."

    The female Judge said, sarcastically, "I'd certainly like to
    hear those extenuating circumstances." I did too so, I listened as the
    lady told her story.

    "Your Honor, I had a mammogram
  5. Pinterest

    by , 02-08-2012 at 04:30 AM
    Anyone else here from the board on Pinterest? My sister gave me an invite, and man...what a collection of everything on there! I've found some longarm quilters whose work I've admired on there, and have I ever found inspiration for quilting!

    If you haven't visited....check out their website at:

    Definitely an addictive site with so much to look at
  6. Bad Machine.. Bad

    by , 02-07-2012 at 05:46 PM
    Well, as most know the CW is what my concentration has been on. A friend of mine worked on my machine for me over the weekend and all was well for a couple of days. I am back to the same disagreement with it so put it back up. I don't know when I'm going to realize that I am not meant to operate machinery, lol. I did manage to make it through putting 16 (4.5" squares) together before it got mad at me again. Therefore, back to all by hand once again. I am ok with this, I just think I ...
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  7. Super shortcut block!-exploding pineapple block

    by , 02-07-2012 at 05:30 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by dixie_fried View Post
    I have never seen this before and I'm not sure if the author of this tutorial came up with it or borrowed it, but, it would make a super fast and cute quilt!

  8. Quilting Class Pictures

    by , 02-07-2012 at 03:59 PM
    Two I have the strength???? lol Will give it a go and see how it works.

    For this one I'm going to cheat a little bit and repost the quilting class pics I have on our other blog...for those who maybe haven't found our original blog. If you have already seen this, I apologize...but then, you'll get the see the awesome quilts the quilting class put together for a second time.

    I thought I'd share a few pictures of the beautiful quilts that the students in ...
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  9. Another productive day!

    by , 02-07-2012 at 03:47 PM (LeslieFrost -- life in the woods of NW Wisconsin)
    Finished my 'floating lanterns' mini top last night. It was sort of a bear to square up. Had to add borders to two sides to get the right size, but it worked, and the black fabric hides the seam lines. Then, I added a yellow flange and put the black binding on the front. Now, I just need to sew the binding from the back and add a label, and my Feb. DQ is ready early.

    Now, I'm on to my Feb. quilt for AAQI. I'm trying to use an old design called 'Exquisite'. I saw it in one of Gwen
  10. Backing material is purchased. On to the next step.

    by , 02-07-2012 at 02:59 PM (annthreecats ~~~my blissful crafting journey~~~)
    I went to JoAnn's after work tonight and purchased some dark blue material that I will use for the back and binding of the family reunion quilt. I have to wash it, then I want to piece in a few squares leftover from the front of the quilt. Then I will sandwich and quilt. I should get the quilting started this weekend. I hope to be done with the quilt by the end of the month.

    Yeah, everything is working out so well. I just have to take my time and finish the rest without rushing. ...
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