Originally Posted by Caroline in Mo.
The colors look funny,,,too much light and I can'get my camera adjusted.The red is a pretty med dark Christmas red,it looks lipstick red on my screen...
No! Seriously--the quilts where just breathtaking--kept muttering to myself "look at that! WOW!"--and I wore out before I even saw everything!
Couldn't get any buddies to go with me for the first 2 days of the EVENT--I wanted to take a couple of long arm classes and couldn't be there on Friday-Sunday due to home stuff. So drove the 3 hours to DM by myself and stayed withing a block of the show. Even the hotel was a hoot! Can you imagine an entire hotel filled with quilters
Today was a busy day for me, I had a my column to write for our paper, "The quilter's corner", and then I had several numbers I had to call about our first guild meeting, and our quilting bee. So my weeks are getting shorter, class on Sat and Tue, for 4H, quilting bee on Wed.s and two guild meeting each month. Have a group page set up for our guild which I will also have to keep up, so will be busy and having lots of quilty fun over the next months' What with finishing the quilt i started
Enjoying the fall temperatures!
Your sampler is coming along beautifully. I sent a message, stating that the "Famers's Puzzle" block is very similar to a quilt our church group hand quilted for my girlfriend. We did not know the name and sisnce I have misplaced my camera could not post a picture. When it is found I will do so. Happy Quilting!!
Originally Posted by 1000scraps
A big theme over here: owls, owls, owls.... in many variations!!! And so I made some owl potholders!!!
It's really fun to make them!!!!
I just found this video on YouTube, which I feel can be VERY helpful to anyone buying a new sewing machine.
He shows why you shouldn't buy a "big box store" machine. I just felt it may help save some heartaches and wallet woes.
Originally Posted by Rose S.
I got busy and finished this a couple weeks ago and have not had time to post it...it was 59 ½ inches square before quilting. I haven't even washed it yet. Again the quilting is not heavy. I just wanted to be done with it. I had started one backing for it and did not like it, so made another one. So I was kind of tired of it before I got done.
First we have the front...
And here is a shot of the back...
Originally Posted by Girlfriend
i am at the end of a roll of Warm and White, and contemplating purchasing a new roll of batting. While I have been happy with W and W, I think I want something new.
I am wondering, what is the difference between Hobbs 80/20 and Warm and Natural, from your experience?
Thanks in advance, to all you wonderful people, for your expertise!
Originally Posted by scrapnut
Leaving for a short quilt fabric shopping trip to Marshall's Dry Goods and Paducah, Ky in a few weeks. I have saved my pennies and plan on buying a rather large stash. I plan on retiring in 8 years and I know finances will be tighter then than now, so preparing my hobbies for the future. How many HOURS should I plan on spending at each store - Marshall's Dry Goods, Hancock's of Paducah and Quilt In A Day in Paducah? We plan on arriving at Marshalls around 1 PM on my first day. I think