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  1. March 2012 Doll Quilt Swap Partner List

    by , 02-29-2012 at 06:39 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Krystyna View Post
    Who's ready for Quilty Chaos?
    Sharpen those needles!
    Rev your engines ...
    Load those bobbins ...
    Here we go!

    978gray Abdconsultant
    Abdconsultant 978gray
    AKdaffyodil Hobbycat1955
    Allie Annies-Best
    Almond Boop56
    Alu_Rathbone Kwiltcrazy
    Annies-Best Allie
    Brenda21 Donna H-M
    CrazyQuiltinRobin
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  2. Choosing a name for your quilt is SEW important.

    by , 02-28-2012 at 07:07 PM
    Choosing a name for your quilt is SEW important.
    Love and care goes into each quilt. Each stitch, each piece of carefully chosen fabric takes time to lovingly create a baby quilt. Why not take time to name your quilt? To keep a quilt part your family, an heirloom, the name becomes important.
    Quilts stand the test of time, and so it will continue to bring warmth for years to come. The name for the quilt should be given great consideration.
    You can choose from unusual names, ...
  3. easy quilt idea

    by , 02-28-2012 at 06:18 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by MacThayer View Post
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    I think it's called "Georgia" something. My sister sent it to me. I promised her a quilt, and asked if there was any style in particular that she'd like, and she sent me this. Apparently found it in a magazine (with no pattern). I suppose I could make up a pattern, but it would be nice to have a real one. Anyone?

    Thanks!
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  4. Flesh or skin tone fabrics

    by , 02-28-2012 at 05:01 PM
    I have been all over the internet as well as all over town trying to find quilt quality fabrics in a flesh tone for making people appliques. I cannot find anything. I know it exists somewhere and you guys are the right group to ask for help in finding a line or store that sells this caucasion blush/peachy type skin tone fabric.
    thank you guys
    peggy
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  5. Vintage Sewing Machine Shop.....Come on in and sit a spell

    by , 02-28-2012 at 04:44 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Mizkaki View Post
    Miriam,

    I just tried the chopstick with an eye bolt on the end. The thread got caught in the opening of the eye. So I tried more binder clips. Here is the pictures of what I came up with. The binder clip holds the chopstick to the spool pin, but it was moving back and forth as the thread is pulled through. I fixed that by putting paper around the spool pin to tighten the binders's grip on the pin. Miriam, I think I like this better than the suction cup. Thanks for the idea.
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  6. Starting A Quilt

    by , 02-28-2012 at 01:27 PM
    Whether you are a veteran quilter or a “newbie” just ready to begin your first baby quilt, like any great craftsman, having the right tools for the job and knowing how and when to use them is important to the success of your project.

    In my family quilting has been passed on from generation to generation. As a result, the new ideas and techniques, along with innovative tools and shortcuts have been passed on from one to another, so that the craft can continue to develop. Always ...
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  7. quilting ideas

    by , 02-28-2012 at 06:37 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by greenfairy View Post
    This is an original quilt design by Pam White. It is a beautiful quilt and I was lucky enough to be the one to quilt it. It was fun to play with the center. I stood in front of the quilt machine just trying to figure out what to do in the center, then I just started quilting and this is what I ended up with. This was all done free hand on my A1 Long Arm, and I also used a stencil for the feather circles. I love it! I have more pictures on my blog, my blog address is in my signature.
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  8. DGS Spent the Night in Hospital

    by , 02-27-2012 at 04:38 PM (Rhonda's Retreat)
    My DGS Daymon is 8 and loves to ride his bike. But yesterday he caught the guide wire on a pole in their yard and it flipped him into the grass hitting his head. He limped into the house and while his mom was cleaning the scratches on his hand he was asking What Happened? How did those scratches get there? He was very vague and not quite sure what was going on. So they took him to the hospital and they kept him overnight for observation. He was still vague and unsure of where he was etc on the ...
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  9. When the cat's away....

    by , 02-27-2012 at 12:40 PM (LeslieFrost -- life in the woods of NW Wisconsin)
    My dear hubby is off to The Cities to do errands, have a couple of appointments, etc., and won't be back until TOMORROW! Why does this thrill me? I'm just glad to have the house to myself, I guess.....

    So........ The problem I have with this is that I have so many things that I COULD do, that I have trouble choosing where to start. Fabric shopping, yes. Grocery shopping, yes, have to. Library, yes, have to pick up reserved books. That's the afternoon and more! But then, I can
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  10. Quilts for children's hospitals

    by , 02-27-2012 at 07:13 AM
    Go to www.quiltsforkids.org. This is a great organization that is distributing quilts to sick children in the United States. Sign up and help.
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