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  1. Ties that Bind Us ..

    by , 04-27-2012 at 07:54 PM (ANNIE's AUNTIES~~~AKA...KayKay's Marestare)
    Quote Originally Posted by Valerie Scherr View Post
    New novel out by Marie Bostwick ...just ordered mine from amazon its the continueing series of her quilting stories
    Excellent reading and books are an excellent price.
  2. A6, A7, B6 & 2 triangles!

    by , 04-27-2012 at 03:33 PM
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  3. Dear Jane - OK, OK I got bitten by the bug!

    by , 04-27-2012 at 03:14 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Kitsie View Post
    Such fun, but so glad my machine has a straight stitch plate and 1/4" straight stitch pressure foot and my beloved IDT! And STARCH.

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    Hmmm, applique' needs work!

    Updated 05-02-2012 at 12:21 AM by PatriceJ

  4. Dear Jane - more! How fun!

    by , 04-27-2012 at 03:11 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Kitsie View Post
    My love of "samplers" is very satisfied with this one and I expect will be for years!

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  5. Been quilting long enough to know how....but don't.

    by , 04-27-2012 at 10:35 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by virtualbernie View Post
    And when all else fails, I clip near the unruly seam and within a hair's breath of the seam, leave the unruly seam where it is and press the rest of the seam to where it should be!
  6. String Quilts- Ill show you mine, will you show me yours?

    by , 04-27-2012 at 05:57 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by luvTooQuilt View Post
    Im off to tackle the basket of strings ive accumulated... For me String Blocks are a no fuss, no stress block- just grab a string and sew ! So when im in the mood to sew but not in the mood to cut Ill grab my basket and off I go....

    Here's one i made for my big brother... He keeps hinting he wants another.. lol. We'll see if he gets another, I have to make the normal 'one or everyone' first before he can have seconds.. lol..

    Pattern: None, just something i came
  7. Autumn Days (tree done w/HSTs & squares) wallhanging

    by , 04-26-2012 at 09:16 PM (scrappy tumbling blocks)
  8. Mom Deep In Thought

    by , 04-26-2012 at 04:25 PM
    This is a portrait quilt that I made from taking a class but I can't remember the teacher's name at the moment. We used a picture and from that used a process that took seven layers of applique to complete the portrait. I love how it came out and it captures my Mother just as I think of her. The photo was actually taken on a visit to my home in MN and the three of us sisters and my granddaughter including our Mother all went out for some coffee together. I was able to snap this photo when she ...
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  9. Cathedral Window rolled type binding

    by , 04-26-2012 at 04:21 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by dilyn View Post
    When I posted my ‘Pinklet’ quilt yesterday I received several requests for a tutorial on the technique I used for my binding. I had some quilting practice pieces leftover from another quilt. I had used it to play with stitch length and tension so it’s not very pretty but it worked for this purpose. Come to think of it, I will probably use it as a large mug rug at my desk. Please let me know if you have any questions.
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  10. Dumb founded

    by , 04-26-2012 at 03:43 AM
    Went to a small quilt shop by me looking for 108" wide backing. I have a pre-printed queen size quilt top and I was dumb founded to hear the woman helping me ask me ( how long will it take you to run that up on a machine?).
    Maybe I'm old fashioned, but to me you should do these by hand.
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