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Found a book to help me get started on my next quilt for my son and his fiancé.

Started by Cyndi Day in My Quilt Place Book Lovers. Last reply by carla j walton on Saturday. 1 Reply

Went shopping yesterday and found this book at Joanne's Fabrics. So as soon as I am finished with a cross stitch project and a crocheted shawl to wear to my son's wedding, I will get started on the quilt.

Question about quilt backing.

Started by Cyndi Day in Techniques May 18. 0 Replies

I know that muslin is a great quilt backing but what about a flat bedsheet?

Secret Santa Group

Started by Linda Koller in Having Fun. Last reply by Linda Koller Apr 24. 44 Replies

I would like to find out if there is any interest for a Secret Santa group?The group I belonged to previously had members complete questionnaires. Then everyone was assigned a person to be Secret Santa for. We spent the year making/buying things for…Continue

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Secret Santa Group

Started by Jonnie Egleston in Having Fun. Last reply by Linda Koller Mar 30. 1 Reply

Finally found the add button. Will send you the information about me Jonnie Egleston Continue

WorldWide Quilting Day ... March 18th !!

Started by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP in Having Fun. Last reply by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP Mar 18. 2 Replies

good morning everyone!did y'all know it's WorldWide Quilting Day today? no? well is! i was wandering pages of one of our members' blog ..'s a wonderful place to wander…Continue


Started by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP in Techniques. Last reply by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP Mar 15. 3 Replies

to add a comment to a photo already posted, open a photo on it's own page. upper right hand corner. two choices - "OPTIONS" or "ADD".click on "OPTIONS" the drop down menu, click on whatever you wish to this case you want "edit details".…Continue

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Mary Aldrich commented on Diana Engdahl's group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Good morning all!  Anyone in the mood for a new project?? I will be starting a project of the month swap a bit later today, just figuring out a few last details. Every month will be a different project that can be done in a weekend or maybe a…"
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"i acquired a few lily of the valley years ago while stealing daffodil bulbs from little house son had moved into while in college. the daffs thrived and so did the lily. dafs moved to full sun all day and the lilies have spread out in to full hot…"
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Flower Garden in progress

"Remember when doing water color quilts was the rage? I bought lots of floral's and was thinking of making a Piano quilt  I had seen. I moved on to other things and never did it ,so had a pile of flower fabrics. I chose this design to use…"
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A Wedding Quilt finished on Mother's Day

Posted by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on May 14, 2017 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

"There is no remedy for love but to love more."  (Thoreau);  "A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short." (Andre Maurois);  "Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backwards." (e.e. cummings)';  "All, everything that I understand, I understand because I love." (Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace); "No one has ever measured, not even poets, how much the human heart can hold." (Zelda Fitzgerald).

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2017 Schedule for Arts, Crafts, Teaching & Sharing (ACTS) Ministry

Posted by Monica Schmidt on April 18, 2017 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Here is the 2017 schedule for meetings of the ACTS Ministry (Arts, Crafts, Teaching & Sharing) at West Hills Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN.

This is a group of people who get together to crochet, quilt, sew, needle tat, knit, make jewelry, and enjoy each others company. We multiply our joys and divide our burdens while we meet with each other. Many members of this group are not members of this church, as we met through classes that I taught. Beginners in these or other arts &…



Posted by LynnEl Springer on March 14, 2017 at 3:33pm 0 Comments

On Friday, March 10, I drove from Champaign, IL  to St. Joseph, Michigan to attend a class at Accomplish Quilting on Saturday, March 11th.  It was the first class for training on my new Innova machine.  There were about 8 others in the class and some ladies brought their husbands with them.  We got to know each other and learn more about our machines.  Accomplish Quilting sells more than just Innova's and so they had others there who were learning more about their Gammill machines or other…


You might be a quilter if you _______________________

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Thought this might be fun. You might be a quilter if you ____fill in the blanks. So I was making a chili dog and this happened. …


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