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  1. ANOTHER Black+White with Pops of Color Too-Super Easy!

    by , 09-04-2015 at 12:58 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jeanne S View Post
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    I have to keep studying this so I can figure out how to put my strips together. This is a great quilt and will be great for bustin' the scraps. I love love love the controlled scrappy look you acheved.
    fabstripper, you are making it too hard! This quilt has only two size pieces----one is a 6 1/2" x 3 1/2" rectangle and the other is 3 1/2" squares. all fabrics are first cut into 3 1/2" WOF strips. The solid white and bLack/white print strips are subcut into 6
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  2. ANOTHER Black+White with Pops of Color Too-Super Easy!

    by , 09-04-2015 at 12:56 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jeanne S View Post
    I am on a roll using my collection of black and white prints! Just finished this one. It uses solid black and white as well as prints, and solid color scraps too. I think this would be a great overall scrappy as well. It would also make a great baby quilt pattern in pinks or blues, I may have to try it for that. I added a row of the pieced blocks to the back for a little added interest. Just quilted SITD myself. Another Christmas gift done!!

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  3. Antigue unfinished Dresden Blocks

    by , 09-03-2015 at 04:30 PM
    I was given beautiful hand sewn 40 antique Dresden blocks and 256 pieces that are 7" . After I make 2 throws using 24 of the blocks I don't know what do do with the remaining 16 blocks and all the pieces. Is there a good charity to give 1 of the throws to do auction off to benefit the charity. Any suggestions as to what to do with the blocks would be appreciated. I don't mind hand quilting them myself.
  4. My friends' Owl Quilt...

    by , 09-01-2015 at 08:31 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Becky's Crafts View Post
    My friend & I went to school together one year in the 6th grade & have been friends ever since. She's never had a quilt before & asked if I'd make her one. I was thrilled to make her a quilt & I chose the Hoot's Hollow pattern from the Ribbon Candy Quilt Company. Her bed is an XL Twin, so I had to add 26" to the overall pattern, just to get it the size of her mattress. When I asked about how much she wanted hanging down the sides and end, she didn't want any, but I added
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  5. So, is this the pattern I've been looking for?

    by , 08-30-2015 at 02:35 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Susann View Post
    Is this quilt? How can I get this pattern?


    This pattern just done in three colors?

    My daughter loves the black/white/red one. I'd like to make it for her college graduation but need a pattern!
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  6. Posting a picture

    by , 08-28-2015 at 09:54 AM
    I can't find out how to post a picture, it is different since I have returned. Can some one Please tell me how to do this?. Thanking you in advanced.
    Dick
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  7. Jeweled Flower Garden Baby Quilt

    by , 08-27-2015 at 09:58 AM
    Finished my Jeweled Flower Garden demo quilt for a class that I taught last week, making it a baby quilt.
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  8. Christmas Table Runner

    by , 08-25-2015 at 05:28 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by KSue View Post
    I know it is early, but I wanted to try and make this. Don't know why I chose Christmas but anyway here it is. It is called Classic Diamond Table Runner. I found the pattern at www.sewbittersweetdesigns.com
    I changed mine up a little and instead of 4 different Christmas fabrics I used 2. I like the way it turned out. The white part I quilted using my walking foot.
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  9. Chellenge block win

    by , 08-22-2015 at 06:59 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by works4me View Post
    One of the local quilt stores participates in a car and quilt show every August. Almost all of the stores in the village have quilts in their windows. And there is an amazing car show at the same time.

    Each year the quilt store sells a fat eighth of challenge fabric to those who are interested in making a block. All the money goes to a local charity and the quilt made from the finished blocks gets raffled off the next year with those proceeds going to the same charity. All of the 12
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  10. A Grandmother's Love

    by , 08-22-2015 at 05:25 AM
    How many of us think the little things we do affect those around us?
    A kind word we say and then forget but the person it was said to remembers it for years. A few coins given to a stranger who was in the grocery line ahead of us and we helped out because they needed less than a dollar to have enough to pay for their milk and bread. We donít remember it much past when it actually happens but the recipient remembers it always because it meant her child got to have a glass of milk with his peanut ...
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