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Forum: Pictures
Today, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By ckcowl

Oh I love your quilt! Love how you used the...

Oh I love your quilt! Love how you used the stripe fabric for sashing strips. It is so bright, colorful beautiful. Love it!brings sunshine to my gray day
Forum: Main
04-05-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,855
Posted By ckcowl

I also give quilts to the women’s resource center...

I also give quilts to the women’s resource center for the emergency shelters and the homeless shelter. I donate quilts every time there is a benefit/ fundraiser for a family or individual fighting a...
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04-05-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,855
Posted By ckcowl

I have worked in nursing homes and donated lots...

I have worked in nursing homes and donated lots of quilts to them- the residents absolutely love them. The staff is careful to keep them ( used as a bedspread) clean so laundering doesnít have to...
Forum: Main
04-04-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By ckcowl

If it is smaller than a fat quarter and I’ve cut...

If it is smaller than a fat quarter and I’ve cut into it for a project the remainder usually goes into the scrap containers. Then, when I decide to spend some time organizing- going through scraps I...
04-04-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By ckcowl

Here our facilities and hospital has requested...

Here our facilities and hospital has requested fabric ties only- the elastic doesn’t fit everyone and is very uncomfortable. They want to be able to tie their masks so they fit each individual....
Forum: Pictures
04-03-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,370
Posted By ckcowl

I started my second one yesterday, have the first...

I started my second one yesterday, have the first 3 sections done. This one has a blue background and is much ( scrappier) than the first one. At least it seems like it to me. More solids- has a...
Forum: Pictures
04-02-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,302
Posted By ckcowl

Oh my goodness, that is beautiful. I love the...

Oh my goodness, that is beautiful. I love the colors. Bargellos are my favorite patterns- that one is so peaceful, Beautiful
03-29-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 53,276
Posted By ckcowl

While looking through shelves today- looking for...

While looking through shelves today- looking for a couple more greens to add to my scrappy star centers i realized I have 7 wide backings ( might be more, those were just on the bottom shelf where I...
03-28-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 53,276
Posted By ckcowl

My recent finished Showering Stars quilt was all...

My recent finished Showering Stars quilt was all stash fabric- including many scraps. The pattern called for 1 jelly roll ( I used scraps and cut my own strips when I had enough- came to about 3...
Forum: Pictures
03-28-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,370
Posted By ckcowl

I purchased the pattern from AQS ( American...

I purchased the pattern from AQS ( American Quilters Society)
Forum: Pictures
03-28-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,370
Posted By ckcowl

the pattern is Showering Stars. The...

the pattern is Showering Stars.
The background is a really deep purple and I quilted it with Superior Threads Omni V thread ( a variegated purple
I am starting a second one with a dark blue...
Forum: Pictures
03-27-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,370
Posted By ckcowl

Showering stars quilt

I made this quilt for my youngest granddaughter for her graduation. With us in a state of lockdown- quarantine We Can only hope graduation happens .

second quilt with the flange binding, Iím...
Forum: Pictures
03-25-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,377
Posted By ckcowl

i post pictures from my iPad all the time- here...

i post pictures from my iPad all the time- here is how I do it...
click on ( Go Advanced)
scroll down to
attach files ( manage attachments)
click the first ( choose file) tab. Locate the picture...
Forum: Pictures
03-24-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,377
Posted By ckcowl

Quilts Iíve made

Youíve probably seen these before, but maybe not.
Forum: Pictures
03-23-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,968
Posted By ckcowl

Small projects

I had a couple days during my ( isolation) where I couldnít seem to wrap my brain around the quilt I need to get quilted. So I decided to make some ( instant satisfaction) uick, fun projects....
Forum: Pictures
03-23-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,210
Posted By ckcowl

That truly is a great pattern. Love your fabric...

That truly is a great pattern. Love your fabric choices. It will really look lovely on a porch swing.
03-23-2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By ckcowl

Your machine manual should show you available...

Your machine manual should show you available feet you can purchase for quilting the (2) most important feet to have are a walking foot and a darning foot. The darning foot ( also called a hopping...
Forum: Pictures
03-22-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By ckcowl

I really like your fall placemats. I too have...

I really like your fall placemats. I too have been working on smaller - possible gift projects. I’ve made 11 pillowcases so far, three sets of (4) placemats each and (2) hand towels to hang in the...
Forum: Main
03-20-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By ckcowl

I was taught to make ( French Binding) back in...

I was taught to make ( French Binding) back in the early 60’s- then in the late 90’s I noticed people calling it double fold binding. It is a French seam way to finish edges. I still do French seams...
Forum: Main
03-18-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,745
Posted By ckcowl

Today I made 8 pillowcases, 2 hand towels to hang...

Today I made 8 pillowcases, 2 hand towels to hang on the oven door and a set of placemats. I also cleaned out two drawers in my sewing desk and cleaned some stuff up. I think tomorrow I will make...
Forum: Main
03-16-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,552
Posted By ckcowl

It sounds like you make many smaller items (...

It sounds like you make many smaller items ( coasters, etc) so save the sizes you will use. I save narrow strips for wrapped strip projects ( rugs, totes, baskets) and smaller pieces at least 4Ē...
Forum: Pictures
03-15-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By ckcowl

I love using panels as a starting point * focus...

I love using panels as a starting point * focus fabric * then creating around them. There are so many great panels on the market these days to inspire creativity. Thanks for all the kudos
Forum: Main
03-15-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By ckcowl

I created a fairly generic label with lines for...

I created a fairly generic label with lines for personalization the spoonflower labels contain a place for name of quilt, and any personal message related to the recipient then has my name, City,...
Forum: Pictures
03-13-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By ckcowl

better Picture of my king size quilt

I managed to get a better picture of my sons birthday quilt before I packaged it up to send to Washington
03-11-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 64,522
Posted By ckcowl

Teen, yes I figured out the layout, combining the...

Teen, yes I figured out the layout, combining the two very different patterns to create a king sized quilt. It was fun to figure out the layout. And it was my first machine binding with a flange. I...
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