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  1. Wedding gift - stained glass quilt

    by , 05-25-2014 at 05:21 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by JNCT14 View Post
    Hey fivepaws - this is actuallly a really simple pattern - only 3 blocks with sashing in between then sashing in between the blocks. It only took about 7 weeks from start to finish and I only worked on it in the mornings before i went to work.
  2. Help!! I need helllpppp!

    by , 05-25-2014 at 04:41 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by susanwilley View Post
    I am starting a block that has 1 1/2 wide strips that are 5 1/2 long. I am sewing the strips together in fives. So, that means if I sew them together correctly they should finish at 5' squares...right?? And, when I sew the squares together they should match up edge to edge? Well, I just can't figure out where I'm going wrong. My squares are turning out to be longer than wide and I can't sew them together edge to edge. I am trying to sew them together so that one square has the strips vertically
  3. Bookmarks and More

    by , 05-24-2014 at 12:16 PM (Rhonda's Retreat)
    Here are some bookmarks and other stuff I've been working on. Some may know I am a miniaturist so most of my stuff is mini quilt fronts on gift items.

    2" x 7" approx
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    Coasters or could be magnets 2 1/2"
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  4. Sisters Birthday Quilt

    by , 05-23-2014 at 08:12 PM
    Just finished this quilt yesterday. Will be giving it to her on the 28th for her Bday. My youngest granddaughter came over turkey hunting and gave her her quilt. and guess what she says. My aunt Mary just made me a Seahawk quilt, but she still loved this one.
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  5. Wilcox and Gibbs

    by , 05-23-2014 at 04:16 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Tennessee Suzi View Post
    I'm going to try and post pics of my baby. Her name is Shasta and she was given to me by an elderly lady who had given away the head of an identical machine. She had promised that I could buy the head from her and she forgot, so she gave me this one. I tried to pay her but nothing doing. Fantastic!!!
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  6. log cabins

    by , 05-22-2014 at 10:46 AM
    I think I am getting back to my first love in quilts, log cabins, need to add some more, LOL

    Have 3 wall log cabins to add soon as I finish hand quilting the 3ed one
  7. raffle quilt

    by , 05-22-2014 at 08:06 AM
    I am so happy, the quilt I made for the 4H raffle brought in the $1000. we hoped to raise to buy sewing machines for the gals in 4H classes. a lady from Ha. won, so now one of my quilts will go way way west.

    I am still up in the clouds from the quilt show, I just love my new little raspberry 221 FW, looks so cute with the green on one side and the blue on the other side, the 2 black ones are on the outer tables.

    One of the things I learned at the show was how to load ...
  8. Embroidery alpahbet question

    by , 05-22-2014 at 03:56 AM
    Embroidery alphabet question
    I am a newbie so please help me. Do you know of any embroidery alphabet design that permits spaces and punctuation? I want to write in text, complete sentence, on the label like some beautiful ones that Iíve seen on the Board. My machine has alphabet capabilities but I canít find any instructions on how to write more than one word at a time. Thank you.
  9. Triangles and FMQ and binding . . . I feel like a real quilter now.

    by , 05-20-2014 at 12:51 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Cedar View Post
    This weekend I made a kitchen set (2 9" potholder a and 2 6" countertop sized ones) for the wedding of one of my best friends. I wanted to do something crow themed and a little dark and I ended up with this moda seabird fabric from my LQS. I stressed over what to pair it with. All of the blacks and beiges I looked at really brought out the blue and were too ocean feeling until my boyfriend suggested I look at the red I had leftover from a Halloween costume (OMG I have a stash!) and it
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  10. Bernina 650 ?

    by , 05-19-2014 at 04:53 AM
    I am new to this site with a ?. I just purchased a Bernina Deco 650 on e-bay, and am trying to find out if anyone out there knows anything about the embroidery area of this machine?
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