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Forum: Pictures
03-12-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,677
Posted By collady

I used hot glue. I wrapped a Styrofoam wreath...

I used hot glue. I wrapped a Styrofoam wreath with batting and then glued everything on.
Forum: Main
02-28-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,457
Posted By collady

My group doesn't have dues. If we have something...

My group doesn't have dues. If we have something extra, fabric, thread, batting, etc., we donate it to the group. We share fabrics for non-charity quilts if we have something someone else needs. We...
Forum: Main
02-28-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,843
Posted By collady

Like my DH says, as long as we have the money, we...

Like my DH says, as long as we have the money, we are going to purchase what we would like... me fabric, him lumber! Lumber isn't cheap either. He loves quarter-sawn lumber the best, and exotic...
Forum: Pictures
02-28-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,677
Posted By collady

I saw this on somewhere...

I saw this on facebook or another social media site and remembering the huge box of old thread in the corner, decided to copy it. A lot of the thread was inherited from my mother. The directions...
02-07-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By collady

I am sure there an many places across the midwest...

I am sure there an many places across the midwest and northeast that would love to send you some snow and wet! I would be glad to let you have that which is covering our county right now!
02-05-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By collady

Winter storms!

There is one positive thing about all the winter storms that have passed over my house so far in the Winter of 2013/2014. I have had a great deal of sewing, knitting, and weaving time. We have been...
Forum: Main
02-03-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,769
Posted By collady

Use the method that works best for you. It...

Use the method that works best for you. It shouldn't matter what other people do. The thing to remember is that you are comfortable cutting the way you cut and trying something new may be okay, but...
Forum: Main
01-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,282
Posted By collady

I was trying to figure out how to describe what I...

I was trying to figure out how to describe what I thought would be good and scrolled down and spied Baloonatic's spirals. That is almost what I was thinking! Small world. Then I saw her second idea....
01-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,237
Posted By collady

Headed to Dollar General tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Headed to Dollar General tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Main
01-29-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By collady

I think that I will aim for one completed quilt...

I think that I will aim for one completed quilt per week from now onward. Thanks for the great suggestion.
Forum: Main
01-28-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By collady

Smile New Year's Resolutions...

So how many of you have been keeping up on your New Year's resolutions about quilting. I had 9 quilts that needed the binding sewn by hand to complete. I resolved that I would have them done by the...
01-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,650
Posted By collady

When I sort/clean/reorganize, I select fabric...

When I sort/clean/reorganize, I select fabric that I no longer want or like and give it to a Mennonite Church in a near-by community. They have a mission in two Eastern European countries that...
Forum: Main
01-22-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,397
Posted By collady

My grandmother always starched her fabric with...

My grandmother always starched her fabric with liquid starch. She had a cloth bag that she would put the wet, starched fabric in and then placed it in her icebox. She would leave it there for several...
Forum: Main
01-22-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,359
Posted By collady

I smile sweetly and say that I don't make...

I smile sweetly and say that I don't make "request" quilts. I continue by saying that I don't make quilts for sale. "The first quilt I sell will be the last quilt I make, because then it becomes work...
Forum: Main
01-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,859
Posted By collady

I love the disappearing 4 patch and your fabric...

I love the disappearing 4 patch and your fabric choices are very nice.
Forum: Main
01-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,667
Posted By collady

I am working on my first "show quilt". It is one...

I am working on my first "show quilt". It is one that I am making strictly to enter in a show. I will use it after it has been in that show. I can't think of spending that much time and money and...
Forum: Main
01-12-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,415
Posted By collady

You know you are a quilter when you travel and...

You know you are a quilter when you travel and your husband, who happens to be driving, says, "Honey there is a quilt shop at the next exit. I think you might need a rest stop." And then he stops,...
Forum: Main
01-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,082
Posted By collady

Pin the way that works best for you. I have a...

Pin the way that works best for you. I have a friend that pins totally opposite of the way I pin. I am a righty. She is a lefty. That is probably why we pin differently. Remember, there are NO quilt...
Forum: Main
12-27-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By collady

Smile Christmas quilting...

This Christmas was shallow on quilts as gifts. I made a great many, but most are for me. I did give my eldest daughter a quilt that I made for her from fabric she selected in 1984, yes 1984. I also...
Forum: Main
12-27-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,863
Posted By collady

My daughter got me another Ott lite! Santa...

My daughter got me another Ott lite! Santa brought me a Brother PQ1500S. (I ordered it while he watched over my shoulder. Tee hee hee!) It was a great Christmas. I even gave my oldest daughter a...
Forum: Main
12-27-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,925
Posted By collady

[/I] I think that this quilt would be lovely in...

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I think that this quilt would be lovely in red and black. Use the red where the quilt is white and the black for the blue. Let us see what you finally do make.
Forum: Main
12-20-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,484
Posted By collady

I am excited that my dh got me a Brother PQ 1500S...

I am excited that my dh got me a Brother PQ 1500S for Christmas. I wish I had room for a long arm, but I don't. My co-grandmother has a PQ 1500S, and I love visiting her and using her machine. MY...
Forum: Main
12-20-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 19,923
Posted By collady

I called my "my studio" until I got a second room...

I called my "my studio" until I got a second room for weaving. Now I have a "sewing studio" and a "weaving studio".
11-28-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,766
Posted By collady

I love my "tool box". I take it to classes and...

I love my "tool box". I take it to classes and when traveling to my sister's. It isn't as large or fancy, but it sure makes traveling for this quilter much easier.
11-15-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,739
Posted By collady

I went to Sally's Beauty supply and purchased a...

I went to Sally's Beauty supply and purchased a plastic container that is slightly larger that the blades. It has a plastic inner lid that snaps on, then a screw on lid. When it gets full, I put...
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