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  1. quilter at heart

    by , 07-25-2013 at 08:31 AM
    Well had a busy week, first did some ordering, 6 bolts of 60" wide PFD fabric for dyeing. Then ordered a spin dryer for my dye studio, Have the Panda washer already. Also ordered some dyes, have all the paints, inks, and what not that I could ever need.
    I also got a folding table 2X5 feet, it fits perfect in my little shed, now have the perfect place to sit and paint, the counter top and laundry sink are just right for dyeing, have 2 shelves under to store buckets and a couple of plastic ...
  2. Day & Night in Black & Pink

    by , 07-25-2013 at 07:05 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Bobbielinks View Post
    Here's another beauty from Doris. I do wish the pink fabric would have shown better in the pictures. It is a light pink, but much richer than the pictures show. This is a large (107 x 107) quilt. Doris and I chose Hobbs Poly batting to help keep the quilt weight down. Even though I custom quilted this top I was able to quilt from inside the left border all the way across the top to just inside the right border. I used pink thread throught the body of the quilt and was amazed that it did not
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  3. 12 fan table runner pattern

    by , 07-25-2013 at 07:04 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Gladygirl View Post
    I saw Eleanor Burns make what she called THE 12 FAN TABLE RUNNER on RFD tv today--have searched all thru her website and can't find the pattern. Does anyone have it or know where to get it? Google didn't bring up anything either so I'm stumped. Wanted to make some for Christmas gifts. Thanks for any help.
  4. Some pictures of my quilts

    by , 07-25-2013 at 07:03 AM
    I am new here and these are pictures of quilts I have made.

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    This quilt was made for my youngest son when he was 18 years old (he is now 24).
    One side is in sashiko because he was at the University studying english and japonese.
    The other side is made with fabrics I bought for half and hand-dyed by myself for the other half.
    My son said to me exactly what he wants and I made it
  5. Marie's quilt...........

    by , 07-24-2013 at 05:29 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by amandasgramma View Post
    This is my friend, Marie's, quilt....... isn't it gorgeous. She made it, about 90%, at our quilt retreat. I knew it would be SCRUMPTIOUS! She designed it, machine embroidered the flowers and I quilted. The quilt measures 78 x 99" and those little blocks are 1 1/2" square!!!! The batting is Warm and White and I used Metro Embroidery thread. The quilt is very pastel.....I had to enhance the colors so we could see the quilting.

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  6. Batik Courthouse Steps

    by , 07-24-2013 at 09:47 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Wanabee Quiltin View Post
    I took a class in November of 2011 at a LQS. I had bought about 25 FQ's over the years at their sales so I did not have to go and buy anything but the pattern and the black fabric for the centers and the border. It is not difficult to make but you do have to make sure the color choices/fabrics all match with the row ahead and beside it. I did not have anywhere to lay the quilt down comfortably so I really didn't enjoy making it as much as I do others. I took it away with me this past winter
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  7. Back on Quilting Board

    by , 07-24-2013 at 07:10 AM
    I've been gone quite awhile from here, just got bored with it all. I came back today, and am enjoying reading and seeing all the beauty here. I have missed it here. Hope to talk with the friends I made here. And would love to meet new ones.
  8. Cumberland Quilt

    by , 07-23-2013 at 03:11 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by KarenK View Post
    Here's a link with some details about a different Cumberland quilt:

    The block is a 4-patch made with HST's.

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  9. Tell me what is..

    by , 07-23-2013 at 02:37 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Caroline in Mo. View Post
    I have been out of the loop for awhile,,,what in the heck is a cash register tape quilt??
  10. Beloved Bernina 930 Needs Circuit Panel

    by , 07-23-2013 at 11:53 AM
    Hello quilters,
    IAbout three weeks ago lightning came in to the house through the electrical line and took out the circuit board of my beloved Bernina 930. At all other times I would unplug it, but the one time I forgot the lightning hit it. I have not been able to locate another board. If any of you know of a Bernina dealer that may have one please let me know. The repairman that looked at the machine said that because it was several years old he wasn't able to get one (he is not an authorized ...
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