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forgotten at a baby shower ? how would you react??

Started by carla j walton in Quilting For Charity. Last reply by kathryn Cumfer-swanner on Friday. 24 Replies

o.k. I have a question for you quilters. I just saw a post on facebook.  I am curious how you would react.  THIS DID NOT HAPPEN TO ME!!! IT WAS SOMEONE ELSE'S POST. I just wonder what you think about it.                                           …Continue

Quilting survey

Started by Jean Rock in Having Fun. Last reply by Jean Rock Apr 26. 1 Reply

Hi Fellow Quilters,I am currently doing my Master's degree and have to conduct a survey for my research class. Please help me out! The link is posted below. Make sure your survey says 100% completed before you submit. Here is the link to copy and…Continue

Mini Pieces

Started by Maer Soukaros, Hard Rock Quilter in Techniques. Last reply by Riana Noyes Apr 8. 5 Replies

Hello Friends!  I am interested in working with tiny pieces but am worried about bulky seams mussing everything up.  Do you adjust your seams (make them smaller, super-scant 1/4") at all?  Should I paper-piece?  Or does the paper make it a bigger…Continue

Where is everyone from

Started by Lisa Steuer-Reynolds in Welcome New Members. Last reply by Debbie Thompson Mar 31. 11 Replies

Ok, So I am newer to quilting and looking for people in the area to quilt with. Is there anyone here in Cincinnati Ohio? I am wanting to join a group but... I work all day and all the groups are 1 hour away and I can not get to them. I have a sewing…Continue

Hand Embroidery squares

Started by Patti Canterberry in Techniques. Last reply by Beth A. North Mar 16. 4 Replies

Hello, I am working on a new quilt and I want to ask  a few question. I have 24 squares that my mother in law has spent the last 25 years doing hand embroidery on. I have transferred many family pictures onto cloth to alternate with the embroidery…Continue

opinions needed

Started by carla j walton in Having Fun. Last reply by Riana Noyes Mar 10. 469 Replies

o.k. quilters,i am in the market for a new sewing machine that i am hoping will be ''the one'' i have been considering a janome 6600p because all i am interested in is peicing and home quilting. this machine seems to fit the bill for what i need. i…Continue

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"The harsh winter before probably weakened them.Around here, folks often put a burlap "fence" around tem, supported with stakes...especially helps when the cold dry winds sweep through and tgere's no blanket of snow to protect them. I…"
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i just had to share this ... :)) now back to work :((

"Our neighbour's dog once adopted a baby squirrel! "
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carla j walton replied to Beth A. North's discussion SCRAP BUSTING CHALLENGE 2015 - Jump in at any time. in the group A Quilting Bee
"but i'm not adding to my pile at all....just using and it still looks bigger and don't fit back into the  can. LOLOL"
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"I planted marigolds in my flower box, and the chipmunks  promptly dug them up every time I turned my back! LOL I always wondered what celery looked like in the garden."
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Blue and Green Bargello Center

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Kansas State Throw

"Thanks Vickie Smith and Beth A. North. This throw is for a retiring teacher . . . 30 years of service! Chef Lisa . . .it does have a modern feel . . ."
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African Quilt (Back of the Jacob's Ladder)

"Thanks Vickie Smith! That is a goal of mine to make the back as nice and striking as the front!"
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Beth A. North commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
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African Quilt (Back of the Jacob's Ladder)

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Vickie Smith commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"Beth, it was a lot of work for a couple of 60+ people.  Which is why it took us 3 days to get it done.  We only had 4 yards, 13 yards would have taken us all summer.  Sorry to hear about the roses.  I lost a couple of plants this…"
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Jacob's Ladder

This is for my brother. It is machine pieced and free motion quilted.
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Chef Lisa replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Carla I bought it used for $600.00 2 years ago, best $600 I ever spent!"
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Chef Lisa replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"BTW, If its not accepted I will bring it with me to show you all what I did to it. You are all going to think I am out of my mind - YES!"
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Chef Lisa replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"I have a viable excuse why I am like I am - DRUGS!"
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Chef Lisa replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"That's right Connie is the chicken baby lady! I didn't want to say Chicks lady or it might sound kind of _, you know! lol"
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Dresden Plate Block of the Month

Posted by Monica Schmidt on May 3, 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

I plan to reoffer my class to make a simplified Dresden Plate quilt block using machine piecing & applique techniques. Several students have requested this class. I hope to schedule it in May or June, 2015. You can find additional details for this class under My Events in January 2014, where the original sessions were listed. The class will now be 2 sessions of 3 hrs. each, as this is a complicated block using piecing, applique &…

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Time travel backwards

Posted by Riana Noyes on May 1, 2015 at 10:10am 8 Comments

Driving home to Canada was like a reverse trip through the season. We left Fla. on Sunday Apr.26 wherevit had been a sunny hot & sultry 90°f , punctuated w/thunder storms. We left roses and day lilies blooming.As we travelled through the heat in Georgia, the magnolia tress were in full glory. The Carolina's on Mon., it had cooled cooled a bit. In Virginia, the dogwoods were blooming. In W. Virginia, the purple buds were everywhere on the mountain slopes( l thought these whispy small…

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2015 Schedule for Quilting, Crochet & Tatting Groups

Posted by Monica Schmidt on April 29, 2015 at 4:47pm 0 Comments

Here is the 2015 schedule for meetings of the quilting, crochet & tatting groups at West Hills Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN. Note that on Wednesdays, the church has dinner at 5:15 p.m. before the prayer meeting. Call the church office at 693-9272 (Monday - Thursday before 3 pm) to check on the menu or to make reservations.

Quilting & Crochet/Tatting Groups Together: (bring a sack lunch!) - 2nd Wednesday of each month

   1/14/15, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., room 39

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Thanks to Vickie

Posted by Barbara Hurd on April 5, 2015 at 11:58am 2 Comments

Thank you for the nice email.  I am not used to forums so I need to learn how to navigate,etc.  so I don't make a mess of it.  I look forward to participating in the future when I know what I am doing. 

Barbara Hurd

 
 
 

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