1. Floral Irish Chain With A Modern Twist

    by , 05-10-2015 at 08:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jeanne S View Post
    I just finished this quilt for my SIL's 73rd birthday. She loves flowers, so hope she likes it. I pieced the back too. I think one of the hardest parts of this one was finding the same floral fabrics with white and black backgrounds.

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    Beautiful quilt! Anyone would love this, I think!
  2. Mid-Valley Quilt Guild Show

    by , 05-10-2015 at 07:16 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by grammysharon View Post
    Here are some pictures from our show. Hope you enjoy!
    Thank you so much for posting these pictures from the quilt show.. I was unable to get there in person, so your postings are especially welcomed.. Nice job!!
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  3. Flower Power Wall Hanging

    by , 05-10-2015 at 06:51 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by azwendyg View Post
    Here's another one I just finished. I started this in an applique class by Gina Perkes last summer at quilt camp up here in Flagstaff; and she's coming back again this July--I'm already signed up for some of her free motion classes! The applique techniques, including some bobbin work with some heavy, sparkly threads, were a lot of fun! I finally added some borders and got to work on the quilting. This piece finished at 22# x 24". I did all the quilting on my Juki 2010 using a polyester
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  4. Hundreds of old neckties... Are they any good for small quilts? for men?

    by , 03-16-2014 at 06:39 PM
    These ties are amazing! Made of silk, wool, acetate, cotton, polyester, even knits.. These might be useful for quilts, right? A friend makes quilts for the homeless, so I'll ask her if she wants them after they're washed.. The grubbiest ones will be tossed into File 13...

    A few have famous names on them, but I don't expect they're worth anything now..

  5. Love those Civil War repros, 1930's repros, Batiks, etc. etc.

    by , 04-05-2013 at 06:47 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by BrendaY View Post
    The Civil War repro fabrics thrill me, and are usually my favorites to work with.. BUT.. the 1930's repros are wonderful for making baby quilts and things more light hearted. And then my one granddaughter LOVES the Batiks, so of course I have to have lots of those around.

    It would make things lots simpler if I could just stick with one category, but the wide assortment keeps me smiling and happy!

    Any more QBers out there like me? And oh yes, I adore making the
  6. Need help finding Dianthus applique pattern

    by , 01-29-2013 at 08:29 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by merry View Post
    Kitty, I agree that actual shopping is more enjoyable than internet & less expensive. Had good experience with El Burns & Clotilde web-sites but do most of my shopping at LQS. I live in a small town, rural area but am about 35 to 40 minutes to 3 small cities with several QS.
    Hope your weather is turning cooler. It's been stifling hot & humid here too. FA predicts cooler than normal weather in Sept. Hope it's the same for your area. It must be nearly unbearable without AC!
  7. What's the best scissor for rag quilts?

    by , 11-10-2011 at 04:34 PM
    I'm almost ready to begin clipping the seams for my son's denim/flannel rag quilt... now what do I use for this HUGE task? Thanks for all responses...
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    by , 07-18-2011 at 08:47 PM
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