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  1. Does anyone else have anxiety designing a quilt???

    by , 07-11-2013 at 09:05 PM
    I have been quilting for almost a year, made 2 quilts I have loved, and now I am in the beginning stages of designing a quilt for my grandson's twin bed, 3 years old. Every time I start the process of figuring out how I want to design a quilt, I get so much anxiety, I made the carpenter's star, now I want to try and design the quilt around it. I get cranky and tired, at times I want to give up. That's where I am right now. I am frustrated with myself, I am worried I will not be able to figure something ...
  2. Lighter Machine?

    by , 07-11-2013 at 10:09 AM
    Does anyone suggest any old sewing machine reliable that
    is light weight for travel, and does at least zigzag? I see the
    little singers for $100. but I can't think that it would last.
    I am looking at yard sales, but even to get one and fix it up
    is going to be $100.
  3. quilter at heart

    by , 07-11-2013 at 05:32 AM
    Well I think I am getting my self in a fix, LOL such a lovely place to be. I have been thinking I need to get a little red barn shed to sit next to my dye cottage, for my finished quilts and hand dyed fabric, that I will have for sale. Now think I will need it it more than ever, as I have a new disease called machine-itess, I really have enough machines, 4 Pfaff 7570's which I love dearly. And a couple of other Pfaffs and a Pfaff serger. One nolting mid arm, and 4 little beauties, my Singer 221's, ...
  4. interesting corner

    by , 07-11-2013 at 03:34 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by RugosaB View Post
    I was just clicking around and found this, with what I thought was a VERY interesting corner. I can usually make anything quilty that I see a pic of, so in case there is anybody else here who can do the same(and wants to), here it is. For all I know, the person who had this on her site may actually be a member here. If so, GOOD JOB!
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  5. Cottage Romance with scalloped border finished - picture heavy

    by , 07-11-2013 at 02:37 AM
    You win most adorable quilt in my book............
  6. New to the world of Quilting

    by , 07-10-2013 at 06:36 PM
    Hi all, my name is Anna and I live in Orange California, I was introduce to this wonderful world of quilting by a coworker about 3 years ago, she showed me some of the quilts she had made and I just felt in love with them, I told my husband about it and he right away looked into buying the basic tools for me to start quilting. I apologize if I didn't post this info correctly, I'm new to this I will try to show you the pics of my 2 quilts that I have made so far.
  7. Help, give me your label opinions

    by , 07-10-2013 at 07:03 AM
    I have spent months working on my grandson's wedding quilt, now I am down to the label. I have written so many trial labels I am dizzy.. I am not sure what is best. Here is the basic info...

    It is their wedding present from me.. the groom's grandmother

    The date I am going to put on it is July 2013 - the month of their wedding.. the day is the 27th. Should I include that?

    I NEVER use my given name.. but should I use it here as the maker? They might even be shocked ...
  8. Finished Carpenter Star

    by , 07-09-2013 at 03:29 PM
    This star may turn out to be the center of a bed quilt for my youngest grandson's bed.
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  9. quality solid fabric

    by , 07-09-2013 at 12:36 PM
    [QUOTE=Lori S;6164625]Just a note if a fabric says "Kona" it is Kaufman.. Kona is a registered trademark of Robert Kaufman. No other manufacture can legally use its name.
  10. Weekend Project - Embroidered Scripture Quilt

    by , 07-09-2013 at 12:34 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Krystyna View Post
    This was a fast weekend project a very ill QB friend. The idea was to "cover her with prayer". Each block is embroidered with a different inspirational quote from Scripture. It was put together very simply with stitch in the ditch and at the last minute I decided to add some lace hem tape to break up the white. In the interest of speed, the binding was a fold-over of the backing. I am hoping that one day I'll have time to make a much larger one as a raffle item for my church - perhaps
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