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02-26-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,020
Posted By rainbow quilter

Beautiful, beautiful post. I was lucky...

Beautiful, beautiful post.

I was lucky enough to learn at my grandmothers' knees. Both sewed clothing and household items like curtains, one made basic quilts and the other was a master at any...
Forum: Main
02-18-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,510
Posted By rainbow quilter

I'm doing my first one now - the 3-part McCall's...

I'm doing my first one now - the 3-part McCall's Mystery quilt. I've loved the process so far and I'm looking forward to seeing the final result
Forum: Pictures
02-13-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,151
Posted By rainbow quilter

Beautiful - So bright and "happy"...

Beautiful - So bright and "happy" looking
Forum: Main
01-29-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By rainbow quilter

My favorite online shop is www.batiks.com. They...

My favorite online shop is www.batiks.com. They do have fabrics other than batiks. Outstanding customer service with orders almost always leaving the shop the same day that they're placed.

They...
01-28-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 33,260
Posted By rainbow quilter

The red is from the Moda Etchings line. I LOVE...

The red is from the Moda Etchings line. I LOVE red and for some reason am always drawn to the shades that Moda uses.

I was just lucky that the mystery quilt came along while I wasn't working on...
01-28-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 33,260
Posted By rainbow quilter

I just finished step two of the mystery quilt. ...

I just finished step two of the mystery quilt. After the discussion the last few pages about directional fabrics, I'm second-guessing my choice for fabric C. I knew when I picked it that it's truly...
01-28-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 33,260
Posted By rainbow quilter

If anyone decides late to do this and can't find...

If anyone decides late to do this and can't find the mags, I've got an extra of both the Dec/Jan and Feb/Mar.
01-24-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 33,260
Posted By rainbow quilter

I stopped at the supermarket on the way home and...

I stopped at the supermarket on the way home and they had it out! Even though I subscribe, I bought a copy. Easy, easy, easy steps for this one but not much clue what the final will look like.
Forum: Pictures
01-24-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,410
Posted By rainbow quilter

It's absolutely gorgeous!

It's absolutely gorgeous!
Forum: Pictures
01-24-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 13,783
Posted By rainbow quilter

great workmanship and beautiful colors!

great workmanship and beautiful colors!
Forum: Pictures
01-19-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,460
Posted By rainbow quilter

I love both of the fabrics - the darker is...

I love both of the fabrics - the darker is particularly gorgeous, but it is a strong contrast. For me, I'd go for something with a bit less contrast than the lighter color.
Forum: Pictures
01-19-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,214
Posted By rainbow quilter

I'm still so excited about doing this quilt! The...

I'm still so excited about doing this quilt! The pattern came in the mail today and I can't wait to start pulling fabrics. I can't start until the pink sampler is done, but once I'm done, I'll have...
Forum: Pictures
01-18-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,214
Posted By rainbow quilter

Thanks! The pattern is by Lori Smith and is...

Thanks! The pattern is by Lori Smith and is called Sampler Magic. The original is done in shades of red and green, but I had a ton of pink batiks that I'd been collecting for a few years, so I'm...
Forum: Pictures
01-17-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,214
Posted By rainbow quilter

Not by hand, I dragged my Janome with me on my...

Not by hand, I dragged my Janome with me on my trip. I had one end of the hotel room set up as a sewing area. Ironing board, machine, portable cutting board.
Forum: Pictures
01-16-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,214
Posted By rainbow quilter

Thanks for all of the kind words! I never...

Thanks for all of the kind words!

I never noticed, until looking at the uploaded pic, that I'm not happy with the way the "border" looks. The pattern had two options, the one that I used and one...
Forum: Pictures
01-16-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,214
Posted By rainbow quilter

"Old" Quilt finally in use and pink sampler wip

The first quilt has been finished except for the hanging sleeve for a few years. I finally added the sleeve this weekend and it's finally hanging at the end of my living room. It's the first in a...
01-16-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 33,260
Posted By rainbow quilter

I love your color combination! The deep blue is...

I love your color combination! The deep blue is wonderful.
Forum: Main
01-15-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By rainbow quilter

No more pink for a while after the sampler is...

No more pink for a while after the sampler is done. Bella Verona will be red w/ a variety of cream/yellow/tan and will hang at the end of my living room. I always have a quilt there that has red in...
Forum: Main
01-15-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By rainbow quilter

Smile This pattern called to me! Bella Verona.

I'm working on a pink, scrappy sampler right now but have been looking for a pattern or idea for my next project. I found this pattern and knew that this is it. The pattern is a queen size and I...
01-15-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 33,260
Posted By rainbow quilter

Thank you! Oooohhh, I love that combo....

Thank you!



Oooohhh, I love that combo. The purple is gorgeous!



Thanks!
01-15-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 33,260
Posted By rainbow quilter

I just finished the squares for the first month -...

I just finished the squares for the first month - now I can't wait to do the next!
01-15-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 33,260
Posted By rainbow quilter

Thanks, Sewze! It seems like no matter what I...

Thanks, Sewze! It seems like no matter what I make, I always end up with red in there somewhere. I had other things projects to finish too, but finally got them done yesterday morning. The cutting...
Forum: Main
01-15-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,884
Posted By rainbow quilter

I think that it depends on what kind of quilts...

I think that it depends on what kind of quilts you make. Do you make lap-size quilts or full size? Do you make scrappy quilts or traditional patterns where you often need 5-6 yards of a focal...
Forum: Pictures
01-15-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,543
Posted By rainbow quilter

My friend received the quilt in the mail...

My friend received the quilt in the mail yesterday and she was absolutely thrilled with the quilting. I'm so thankful for Aubrey!
Forum: Main
01-14-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,399
Posted By rainbow quilter

I'm most definitely a 1, not just in quilting but...

I'm most definitely a 1, not just in quilting but in anything I do. My father was the same way - not sure if I learned it or inherited it.

I envy those who are more relaxed about things than I...
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