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  1. 30's Playtime Jelly Roll from Moda

    by , 02-08-2014 at 05:04 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by erstan947 View Post
    This was my project this week. I used a 6.5 inch snowball and 6.5 inch 9 patch to make this twin size quilt. I love the 30 and 40's fabrics....a blast from my past. The quilts I grew up with were not works of art but items to keep us warm. Mama and Grandma used lots of muslin (feed sacks, sugar and flour sack) and any scraps from clothing sewing. This quilt makes me smile
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  2. Sewing Machine needles breaking!

    by , 02-08-2014 at 12:13 PM
    My mom was cleaning out her sewing room and gave me her Handi Quiliter and Juki TL-98E sewing machine. I got my quilt all loaded, and have quilted about 1/4 of it when the needle broke. I proceeded to put in a new needle and 5 needles later, I cant for the life of me figure out why all of a sudden the needle keeps breaking. I have read, and re-read the manual to make sure I am putting the needle in correctly and have the machine threaded right.. Does anyone know if you have to use the Juki ...
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  3. My Crocheted-Quilt. Tutorial/Pics.

    by , 02-08-2014 at 06:26 AM (Marta's Blog)
    Quote Originally Posted by tron80 View Post
    Several members of this wonderful site ask me how I made this type of "quilt" . A "crocheted-quilt" I named it.
    I hope this is the right place to show it. Thank you very much for your warm welcome aboard.
    This was my first attemp to make a quilt 30 years ago when I was in college. The proyect was bigger but it went UFO several month later ..... (too much study and... partys I think ).
    Two years ago I rescued it from my mom's attic, I re-learned to crochet
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    Updated 02-10-2014 at 11:51 PM by tron80

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  4. First try at posting pictures

    by , 02-07-2014 at 04:22 PM
    Easy Street form Bonnie Hunter's design for my granddaughter's wedding.
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  5. Something i found on facebook

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  6. It's a washout"

    by , 02-07-2014 at 04:53 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by SlightlyOffQuilter View Post
    Honestly, I have yet to find ANY fabrics that will hold a photo unless I print them on my Grandmothers Epson printer. If I print it on my HP, NOTHING but black stays. This is because Epson inks are pigment ink ( permanent ) and HP inks are dye based ( water soluble ) . HP does make Vivera Pigment Ink. Make sure to check your ink to be sure it says PIGMENT and not DYE. A quick tell is if your printer uses 1 black cartridge and 1 tri-color cartridge your printer does not support pigment cartridges.
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  7. Chenille

    by , 02-06-2014 at 06:21 AM
    I'm thinking of adding some chenille to a quilt. I've never sewn with it before. Are there pros or cons with chenille? AND... where do I buy it?
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  8. HELP PLEASE! 3 Days to Name my Quilt Pattern

    by , 02-05-2014 at 05:24 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Johanna Fritz View Post
    The hard work is done. I put together a pattern we are going to sell at our local quilt show in March here in Milwaukee. I have been writing and proofing this thing for so long You can make 16 different settings with just one block based on how you turn it and those around it, but the attached image is going on the cover. I CAN'T COME UP WITH A NAME. I AM SICK OF LOOKING AT IT

    Any thoughts? The blue reminds me of the sea and I think of some kind of winding path too.
    So far:
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  9. Amy's Quilt

    by , 02-05-2014 at 09:13 AM
    Amy's Quilt

    At long last I have finished Amy's quilt. It was started a few years ago at a workshop taken at Quorn Country Crafts.

    The pattern is called Around the World, Amy went to the shop a few days before the workshop and chose the fabrics, however when I came to start the main fabric that she had chosen wouldn't work in the quilt as the pattern would have been lost when cut into small rectangles. I therefore used this for the binding and to make a large cushion cover to go with

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  10. Fat quarter dilemma

    by , 02-04-2014 at 08:22 AM
    Fellow quilters, I am new at quilting. I have sewn forever, but I just bought my first Bernina and am ready for some serious quilting experiences! Also, I am expecting my first granddaughter, so fabric has taken a front row in my upcoming MeeMaw life! My dilemma is this: I have found a particular yellow fabric in a fat-quarter at JoAnns. But the 2 stores in my town are no longer carrying this fabric. I understand that this fabric is made specifically for Joanns and all of the yellows are coded ...
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