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  1. My First Flying Geese Quilt

    by , 01-02-2012 at 07:11 PM (A Fabric Obsession)
    I finished my first regular flying geese quilt today. I really like it.
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    Now I just have to decide if I am going to gift it or sell it on my esty site.
  2. New at quilting....need answers please!

    , 01-02-2012 at 05:15 PM
    My daughter bought me a sewing machine for Christmas so I could make my children and grandchildren quilts to remember me by when it is my time to go. I bought the material and all the supplies. I think anyway. I cut sample pieces and went to sew them together. The sewing machine would not sew. The feet would not move or the thread kept jamming. I checked the way I threaded it and redid it. I was all done the right way. I even checked the bobbin. I really want to do this for my children.
  3. Still January 2, 2012

    by , 01-02-2012 at 03:33 PM
    Joanieu just left from visiting. It was fun. We talked about this board and how to navigate here. ALso We discussed our plans for the AOTH project we will be starting soon. We have to figure out how to enlarge it to a 12" block. I want a bigger one. Might use the 10.5.....

    Beenana called while she was here, that was a fun phone call.

    Joanieu brought me a box of Stash Pumpkin spice tea. She doesn't like pumpkin.....her loss my gain.....thank you.Joanie....
  4. Happy New Year..

    by , 01-02-2012 at 03:13 PM
    Happy New Year to all Ollie's quilting angels! He is here at the moment, asleep on the floor, after wearing his mema out playing with his new little toys, including an Elmo, which is exactly what his own daddy had at this age.. To stinkin cute to remember back 26 years ago.

    Ollie is doing ok, though still facing some struggles with the brain situation - but overall, he is a happy, little guy, becoming more verbal to making sounds, and so forth. He loves, loves , loves being able to ...
  5. 2 daughters, 2 quilts to make in 2 months!

    by , 01-02-2012 at 03:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by collydolly View Post
    I decided around the first part of November that I would make a quilt for each daughter for Christmas. I didn't know if I could get them done in time but I did! They loved them so the numb fingers were worth it! I do the bindings by hand and the quilts are big, one is 72 x 72 and the other one is 90 x 110. I love the pattern so much and had enough fabric left from theirs that I'm now making one for myself, just had to buy more fabric for my backing. I figure that's a pretty good deal! The pattern
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  6. found a beauty

    by , 01-02-2012 at 12:13 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Lostn51 View Post
    Do a search on the Singer 15 and you should be able to find a parts manual on Singer's Site if not I have one I can email to you if you need it. With it being a Japanese 15 it is hard to say what year it was made or who actually badged it for the company but the research is ongoing and one day we will be able to figure it all out. But until then if yo need anything just PM me and I will see what I can do.

    ty for your help Billy
  7. Self Promotion

    by , 01-02-2012 at 10:45 AM
    Hello Quilters,
    Growing up a Norwegian Lutheran in the Midwest and in my time I was constantly reminded to never be prideful. Bring back memories? So fast forward to my late 20's when -at long last- I learned how to make quilts. I became quite good an hand piecing and quilting and then applique. And so, like many of us I began to share my love of the art with others, then began to teach, then shared my work in patterns. Fast forward to then having a book published by C&T. To me having ...

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  8. kleenex holder

    by , 01-02-2012 at 09:55 AM (microwave bowls)
  9. January 2, 2012

    by , 01-02-2012 at 09:31 AM
    Strange writing that date.

    I am trying to learn my way around more. I did a lot of it in the past few months. Still posting on my PDA....why not? People still posting me there. LOL. But this year is going to be a positive one, I am going to make it so.
    Joanieu just got here so we are going to have a good visit. She has the day off. Yippee....

    I met #1piecemaker when I bought some fabric from her sale. She's been here a while but our paths just crossed. She ...
  10. Ready to purchase a long arm & quilting frame - need suggestions on how to select one

    by , 01-02-2012 at 06:53 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by rrhaigh View Post
    I want to purchase a long arm & quilting frame, but don't have any idea on what features are important or what to look for. I would love to hear suggestions on how to find the right machine. There are so many out there that it makes it confusing to me. A local dealer sells Handi Quilters and Tin Lizzies. I would also love to hear from anyone out there that has one of these. Thank you
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