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Forum: Pictures
05-01-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,817
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Love all your Chicken blocks!! Terri, yours are...

Love all your Chicken blocks!! Terri, yours are always amusing!

Bought book of chicken patterns for someday (it was on sale) and then DD was hangin' around while I was on this site and I showed...
04-28-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Books that I read and re-read: The Far...

Books that I read and re-read:

The Far Pavilions (M M Kaye)
Grandmother and the Priests (Taylor Caldwell)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
Dragonquest (and the entire Pern series by Anne...
Forum: Pictures
02-15-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Don'tcha just love Joann's LOL I hit the...

Don'tcha just love Joann's LOL

I hit the same sale . . . I don't think I got quite as much fabric, maybe only 12 yards or so, and some sewing patterns, and a thread organizer, and some graph paper...
Forum: Main
02-14-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,237
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I became seriously addicted to quilting about 5...

I became seriously addicted to quilting about 5 yrs ago . . .although I had pieced and tied quilts off and on for about 20 years . .. just a couple for the kids or myself. In the past 5 years...
Forum: Main
01-23-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,421
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Measure twice, cut once. This should be tattooed...

Measure twice, cut once. This should be tattooed on both my hands.
Forum: Main
01-12-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,912
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I have been extremely lucky in my quilt-gifting,...

I have been extremely lucky in my quilt-gifting, I suppose. I have made and gifted quilts to four of my daughter's college friends (she graduated in 2000, so these are friends for life) and each and...
Forum: Pictures
12-26-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,289
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

A quilt like that inspires me to live to be 100 ....

A quilt like that inspires me to live to be 100 . . . because maybe, just maybe . . .if I have another 40 years or so and practice very, very diligently . . .I just might be able to create something...
Forum: Recipes
12-09-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Years ago I found a recipe for mincemeat cookies...

Years ago I found a recipe for mincemeat cookies on the box of Nonesuch mince pie filling . . .and I've been making them every year since! Nobody else in the family likes the cookies or the pies,...
Forum: Main
09-26-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,095
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Try LittleMama'sFabric . . . good prices,...

Try LittleMama'sFabric . . . good prices, extremely fast shipping . . .we ordered late friday evening and had the squishy package tuesday when we came home from work. Very impressive!
Forum: Main
08-11-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Goddess, suggest you go online at hancock's of...

Goddess, suggest you go online at hancock's of paducah - they have batiks on sale currently :D

I only know this because when we got the NEW snailmail catalog, some fabrics were no longer there...
Forum: Main
07-30-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,131
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I am NOT spendin' more on thread than on material...

I am NOT spendin' more on thread than on material :lol:

I don't have any problems with the walmart mainstays brand, although I have switched over to coats & clarks dual duty (more colors.)
...
Forum: Main
07-28-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,353
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I only have one quilt working at a time . . . I...

I only have one quilt working at a time . . . I may have many planned and even have fabric ready to go . . . but I only work on one at a time because otherwise I might not finish. I do, sometimes,...
Forum: Pictures
07-27-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,926
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

See avatar . . . .that's Sundance doin' what he...

See avatar . . . .that's Sundance doin' what he does best! If ya get a magnifyin' glass, you might find Butch on there too - I know she's there.
Forum: Main
07-20-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

If you have some Goo-Gone or Ooops, you can...

If you have some Goo-Gone or Ooops, you can probably use that on a q-tip to get the sticky stuff off the machine.
Forum: Main
07-19-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Ads usually pay for the sites, the tv shows, etc....

Ads usually pay for the sites, the tv shows, etc. Just like newspapers and magazines, and yes, even the local sports arena.

I choose to not let 'em bother me. :lol:
Forum: Main
07-17-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,062
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I'm totally lost - when you get some made, let's...

I'm totally lost - when you get some made, let's all see a picture!!!

PRETTY PLEASE!
Forum: Main
07-17-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,293
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

It all depends on what I've got in my mind . ....

It all depends on what I've got in my mind . . .sometimes I have a design all graphed out and the colors in mind so I go buy specifically for that - I live in fear of not getting enough material to...
Forum: Pictures
07-17-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I have the same book . . . and I gotta tell ya,...

I have the same book . . . and I gotta tell ya, your sheep look just as gorgeous and professional as the ones in the book!!!

Wonderful work, great job . . .and lotsa whimsy :lol:
Forum: Main
07-16-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

snip, snip, snip

snip, snip, snip
Forum: Main
07-15-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I don't have an embroidery machine and have never...

I don't have an embroidery machine and have never been around one, but an old-fashioned way of stabilizing for embroidery (especially on delicate fabrics) is to put a piece of organza under it.

I...
Forum: Main
07-12-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,084
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I typically have one quilt in progress at a time...

I typically have one quilt in progress at a time . . .but I always buy fabric as the mood strikes me and there may (or may not) be another quilt percolating in my tiny little mind.

Having a stash...
Forum: Main
07-08-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

I keep telling myself that there is no such thing...

I keep telling myself that there is no such thing as an error, rookie or otherwise . . . just lots of opportunities for learning. . .

Daughter is now learning to sew and has her eye on a quilt...
Forum: Pictures
07-06-2008, 04:52 PM
Forum: Main
07-06-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,531
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Make a few phone calls to local hardware stores...

Make a few phone calls to local hardware stores and/or glass and window shops. Most will cut the acrylic in whatever size you want. Be advised that you will generally not be paying for only 5x5...
Forum: Main
07-04-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Quiltinsolitude

Don't look at the big picture . . . look at one...

Don't look at the big picture . . . look at one block at a time. And if that's too intimidating, look at the little bits of block you construct first . . .

You know you're going to do a great...
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