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  1. grandson's lst try at quilting.

    by , 02-09-2012 at 11:33 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by sewNso View Post
    maybe this will be it.
    will this be it? last try.
  2. Backing fabric is washed.

    by , 02-09-2012 at 10:41 AM (annthreecats ~~~my blissful crafting journey~~~)
    I'm going to iron tonight and maybe cut it up. I'm going to put some squares that are left over from the top in the backing piece so that will take me a while because I want to line them up with other squares in the top. I may not start quilting until next week, depending on how long the back takes me to finish.

    This is so much fun working on this quilt. I'm having a blast and staying out of trouble.

    Hope everyone is having fun with their projects.
  3. Nolting's customer service

    by , 02-09-2012 at 10:12 AM
    I can't say enough good about Nolting's customer service. Yesterday as Kevin was attempting to change out the needle in the FunQuilter, the head of the screw holding the shaft completely snapped off (due to too much force used by said quilter!). Anyway, we took the machine up to Hiawatha today, and their customer service is second to none. Dan Novak is the head wrench in the shop. He and his crew all were extremely helpful and fast....they had the machine ready to go home in no time.
  4. Joann's Flyer - Crazy Bicycle Frame

    by , 02-09-2012 at 07:36 AM
    Moedeenie (aka Maureen) pointed out the crocheted bicycle frame cover on the front of the latest Joann mailer. It is hilarious!

    I told her that it reminded me of
    the Purple People - Adam and Eve Purple - who used to run a famous community garden in NYC. They used to ride around on bicycles that looked like that except all purple with many decorations. Here's a link to a YouTube video if you're interested

    We were kindred spirits, I guess. When ...
  5. Gulp!

    by , 02-09-2012 at 07:20 AM
    What have I gotten myself into?

    Chele, who runs the doll quilt swap announced that she is ready to "retire" as hostess. Since this is one swap that I really love, I didn't want to see it go.

    I volunteered.

    Starting in March, I will be the new hostess.
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  6. "Settin Pretty"

    by , 02-09-2012 at 05:56 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.
  7. Pockets

    by , 02-09-2012 at 12:56 AM
    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?
  8. Hunter's Star Possibility

    by , 02-08-2012 at 04:14 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.
  9. Just try and not laugh!!!!

    by , 02-08-2012 at 06:52 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
  10. Pinterest

    by , 02-08-2012 at 05:30 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
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