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  2. Recipes

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  3. Ideas for Little Ones

    by , 09-18-2011 at 01:11 PM
  4. Comfort quilts

  5. Placemat tutorial and pot holders

    by , 09-18-2011 at 08:01 AM
  6. Glossary

    by , 09-18-2011 at 07:54 AM

    Basting: After you layer the back,batting, and top of your quilt, it is then temporarily held together using large stitches, safety pins, or basting spray. This "quilt sandwich" is now ready to be quilted. Once the quilting is complete, the large basting stitches or pins are removed.
    Batting: This is the stuffing that goes between the top and the back of your quilt. It can be polyester, wool, cotton or a cotton/polyester blend. Also called wadding in England. ...
  7. Abbreviations

    by , 09-18-2011 at 07:53 AM

    BBT = Be Back Tomorrow
    BOB = Beginner’s Only Block (swap)
    BOM = Block of the Month
    BRB = Be Right Back
    BTW = By The Way
    Charm Pack = package of pre-cut squares
    Charms = Small pieces of fabric, either squares or sometimes hexagons, all different fabrics
    COC = cream on cream
    CT = Connecting Threads
    D4P = Double four patch
    D9P = Disappearing Nine Patch
    DH = Dear (or Darn) Husband ...
  8. Canning Jelly and Fried Apple Pies

  9. How I started quilting

    by , 09-18-2011 at 03:44 AM
    Hello from Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory
    Although I have been a sewer all my life I only started quilting back in 2008 following large doses of Alex Anderson's Simply Quilts. I was getting bored on either the second or third day of driving across Australia and purchased a stack of quilting magazines at 50c each. By the time I got home I had my first quilt planned and much of the fabric purchased.
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  10. Recipes

    by , 09-17-2011 at 07:07 PM
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