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  1. More Recent Quilts

    by , 11-13-2013 at 12:11 PM
    The top quilt, which I called Irish Stars as it was an irish chain with stars, is the first one I actually finished, in 2008. I made it as a baby quilt for a friend - it's really big for a baby quilt, but this kid was the 5th kid and needed to be able to cuddle siblings as well as mom and baby! My first quilt still needs binding. I think I need to give up and give it away.Made the bottom quilt last year for a lady at church for her 99th birthday. She passed away last month and I miss her. ...
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  2. Pictures of Recent Projects

    by , 11-13-2013 at 11:55 AM
    My Quilt at the guild show, September 2013 It's called Rainbow connection as it is made of bits of projects i've made or pieces of fabric i've been gifted. Pattern is a variation of Now and Later that was in APQ last fall.

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  3. Finished quilt and pillows for Mom

    by , 11-13-2013 at 06:02 AM
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  4. Lost the urge

    by , 11-13-2013 at 04:10 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by star619 View Post
    Been there, done that. If you're having health issues, its hard to sustain the energy. BUT, a dear friend was having to finish a top for a certain occasion. I offered to help her. So, it was sort of half a project, and half a chance to visit. It worked! We got her project finished, talked, laughed, vented - it was a win-win situation for both of us. It increased my interest & enthusiasm. And the dry spell was over. Don't stress!
    It's a creative outlet for most of us & sometimes your
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  5. Sewing Chair Recommendations?

    by , 11-12-2013 at 04:07 PM
    I am in the market for a new sewing chair. I'd like one that is adjustable and with good back and lumbar support as well as being comfortable. Does anyone have some good recommendations?
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  6. Twinkle Snowman Pillow

    by , 11-12-2013 at 07:17 AM
    I am looking for this pattern it is a old one It is from Heartfelt Finds
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  7. Is this a good price

    by , 11-10-2013 at 03:57 PM
    I have seen 505 basting spray on sale for 13.94...is it a good price?
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  8. Tiara stippling

    by , 11-09-2013 at 06:53 AM
    Have had my Tiara almost a week. Sandwich sample glides very easily while stippling. Working on a large sandwich now and doesn't glide hardly at all. So forceful I have to be that it starts stopping and jumping. Regulator is even worse than manual. Help!! Dealer said to add table overlay, didn't help.
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  9. Scrappy Quilt show - Right Here!! :)

    by , 11-09-2013 at 01:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by chezstitches View Post
    love scrappy quilts~ Here are two of mine...
    Love the colors in first one!
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  10. Sunburst quilting pattern

    by , 11-08-2013 at 09:49 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by feline fanatic View Post
    It sounds to me like you just want to do radiating lines from a central point. So your scallop is essentally a 3/4 round circle. You want you lines to start where an element in your quilt (probably inside borders) make a 90 degree angle.

    When I do radiating lines like that I use a protractor so I can space my lines evenly at certain degree intervals. I find 15 degrees work well. So line up the zero on your protractor with the point of the 90 degree angle and make a registration dot
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