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  1. My1st Quilt/Wall Hanging

    by , 03-05-2012 at 06:28 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by NennieRules View Post
    I made this for my friend who walks in the Susan G. Koman 3 day and she raffled it off to use towards her fees for the walk. I am not sure how much it raised but I had a good time sewing it. Thanks for looking.
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  2. Transporting to Classes

    by , 03-05-2012 at 03:30 PM
    I am new to quilting and am taking quite a few classes at the local quilt shop. I have a rolling bag for my machine, but it does not hold all of the various supplies.

    I'm finding carrying a sewing box too bulky and having to make multiple trips to the car. Any suggestions for better class organization?

  3. todays topic on sewing space

    by , 03-05-2012 at 02:47 PM
    I'm not sure where to put this but I thought todays information was very good, concise and considering all the different types of sewing areas. I often want to say "way to go" to whoever does these daily articles but don't see how.

    Anyway, I think this is a great board
  4. hand quilting

    by , 03-05-2012 at 02:27 PM
    I started this quilte using Virginia Bonesteel' lap quilting technique. Actually this is not spelled correctly. I broke my wrist over a year ago and I don't think I will be able to finish handquilting it. Would it be worth anything if I did it on the machine. It really is a beautiful quilt. Every square is a different design although all designs are from those long ago, ex. windows, etc. Susan
  5. Oh boy, am I disappointed...

    by , 03-05-2012 at 10:56 AM
    On the main board, I started a thread about needles and thimbles. I wanted to ask advice about what other quilters are using. I received a wonderful array of informative posts.

    I had been having a problem with large eye needles. The consensus does not seem to favor them. So, in my quest to secure some good needles, I ordered some #10 Clover quilting needles. During my first endeavor, with three stitches on the needle, it broke in half. Fortunately I found the pointed end, removed the ...
  6. Perkiomen Daydreams Quilt Progress 2

    by , 03-05-2012 at 08:37 AM
    Wow 14 blocks made and 386 more to go. i am setting a goal of making 10 blocks per week for this quilt to at least get the quilt top done this year. this quilt pattern is a 100 x 100 sized quilt so that is 10,000 1.5" fabric squares needed. wow! i am not overwhelmed by any of this yet. i am just taking it one fabric square at a time.

    i am using both strip sets and individual squares to make up these blocks. i have so many more fabrics to incorporate into these quilt blocks that ...

    Updated 03-05-2012 at 08:43 AM by Havplenty

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  7. Postage Stamp Quilt Progress 2

    by , 03-05-2012 at 08:21 AM
    so far i have made 7 blocks of 10 x 10 1.5" squares. i am going to set a goal of making at least 4 blocks per week for a total of 81 blocks. i have a goal of making this quilt a queen sized 90 x 90 quilt. i am using both strip sets and individual squares to make these blocks as i do not mind having repeats.

    i am working to incorporate into this quilt top all of my fabric loves and all the fabrics in my stash such as african prints (from ghana & senegal), modern prints, batiks, ...

    Updated 03-05-2012 at 08:42 AM by Havplenty

    Quilt Journey
  8. And more snow! And some quilting!

    by , 03-04-2012 at 08:08 PM (LeslieFrost -- life in the woods of NW Wisconsin)
    Well, snow every day since Wednesday! Not too much today, just a heavy dusting, but dear hubby did do some scraping with his ATV and plow blade (maybe just because he likes to do that?).

    I finished two small quilts this weekend. One is 17" square and will go to my March DQ Swap partner, so I can't show it to you, but I can show the AAQI little quilt I made!
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  9. New to hand quilting -- introduction

    by , 03-04-2012 at 06:45 PM
    I started taking quilting lessons 14 yrs. ago, but never continued because I became pregnant at 40 and had to stay in bed my whole pregnancy. Instead of learning to quilt my dads wife taught me to crochet. Love to crochet, cross stitch, sew etc. Both my daughters are married now, but still have a 14 yr. old son at home at the young age of 55. Will be married 27 yrs in April and this month I'm an 8 yr. breast cancer survivor. Now I'd like to continue my dream of hand quilting. It's difficult ...
  10. Ironing Board Covers Free Patterns and Tutorials by Craftybear

    by , 03-04-2012 at 04:49 PM (Craftybear Den)
    Ironing Board Covers:


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    Updated 03-21-2012 at 04:59 PM by craftybear

    Craftybear's Den
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