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AQS Book Club: your online quilty book club!

Started by AQS Books in Quilting For Charity. Last reply by AQS Books 13 minutes ago. 3 Replies

AQS Books just started a quilty fiction book club. Check them out HERE in MyQuiltPlace Groups!Continue

quilting for charity

Started by Janice in Quilting For Charity yesterday. 0 Replies

I do quilting for the Linus and the doner projects Continue

Quilt Shows - What do you love/What do you hate?

Started by Lynn Sykes in Having Fun. Last reply by Lori's kitty-approved quilts Jul 16. 10 Replies

My guild has had a show every year for the last 34 years. We are always looking to make it better so I thought I would ask - What do like most about quilt shows and what do like least? I really would appreciate some feedback. Thanks!Continue

the weekend is near - be firm - housecleaning is NOT on the to-do list

Started by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP in Having Fun. Last reply by Riana Noyes Jul 15. 7 Replies

The Rules of HouseworkFor those days when you'd rather be QUILTING:The Rules Of Housework1. Vacuuming too often weakens the carpet fibers. Say this with a serious face, and shudder delicately whenever anyone mentions CarpetFresh.2. Dust bunnies…Continue

Hand quilting or machine quilting.

Started by Linda Thornton in Techniques. Last reply by Victoria Vaughn Jul 11. 57 Replies

I think that maybe I'm going to be a bit controversial now but I made my first quilt in the early 70's stopped to raise a family and then began again with a passion around 15 years ago. It seems to me that technology is galloping ahead and machines…Continue

Thread Type for Quilts & On line Classes

Started by Carol Richardson in Free Patterns. Last reply by Tiffany Pellizzari Jul 10. 7 Replies

I have not been quilting for very long, it was suggested to me early on that I use variegated thread cotton 30-60 wt. it makes the quilt more interesting.  I wanted to know what others thought.  Also,I wanted to take a couple on-line classes in…Continue

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AQS Books replied to AQS Books's discussion AQS Book Club: your online quilty book club!
"Three new questions have just been posted in the AQS Books group about The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts by Jan Cerney.  You can join in the discussion ANY time."
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AQS Books replied to AQS Books's discussion The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts by Jan Cerney in the group AQS Book Club
"From Jan Cerney: Question #5:  (Please click 'Reply' right under this question to give your response, so we'll know which one you are referring to! Thanks.) The mission era has been controversial.  What were…"
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AQS Books replied to AQS Books's discussion The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts by Jan Cerney in the group AQS Book Club
"From Jan Cerney: Question #4: Young women did come west to teach in missions and government schools.  What motivated them to do so?  Would you have considered coming west if you were a young and affluent young woman? Why or why not."
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AQS Books replied to AQS Books's discussion The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts by Jan Cerney in the group AQS Book Club
"Jan Cerney: Here's Question #3! Quilts can have cultural, social, or historical significance. What cultural/social role do the quilts play in this story?  How do Native Americans view their Star Quilt?  "
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AQS Books replied to AQS Books's discussion The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts by Jan Cerney in the group AQS Book Club
"From Mary Kay Fuhlrodt: a response to Cheyenne River Mission Quilt Question #2 I thought the reason her plans didn't go as planned was because she wanted a relationship with Elijah. I think she was in love with him and when he wanted only to be…"
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AQS Books replied to AQS Books's discussion The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts by Jan Cerney in the group AQS Book Club
"From Mary Kay Fuhlrodt: a response to Cheyenne River Mission Quilt Question #1 No, I have never done anything like what Evangeline did. I wanted to join the service at one time, but my plans changed then too. Although I'm an independent…"
21 minutes ago
Chris Ditzler commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Thank you for all the wonderful comments on Mathilde. Ginny, it is not a family name but my daughter asked me to tell her some names of German queens as we are Germans.  I told her my favorite queen was Mathilde of Flanders (wife to William the…"
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Robin Haigh replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"I am feeling behind, too! All the blocks are gorgeous! Very inspiring. I will get caught up in August. Too much going on here in the next couple of weeks. Still fun to see what everyone is up to and drool over your beautiful blocks and all the…"
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Deb Kozel replied to Connie Wilkerson CRS's discussion New Simple Pleasures Mug Rug in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Hi Connie, can you add me for August through December?  Thanks!"
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Karen Newman Brown replied to Gayle Clements's discussion New Year Resolution Challenge 2014 in the group A Quilting Bee
"No problem.  I agree, this summer has gotten so full! Easier to get this challenge done in the summer! Think I might have to change my goal this month to quilting the baby quilt. It might not be machine quilted, we'll see.  Does hand…"
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Ginny Andersen commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Beautiful QOV, Sue! You'll make it! Chris, I love old-fashioned names! Is Mathilde a family name?"
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Karen Newman Brown commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Sue, He will definitely love and treasure it! "
55 minutes ago
Vickie Smith replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Carla, I have a question.  Is Carri's next block from Delaware or Quilters Cache?  My email message says Quilters Cache and the post on here says Delaware.  Very strange."
57 minutes ago
Karen Newman Brown commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Oh, Chris!  Thanks for sharing the picture!  She is beautiful and I love the picture! I will have to tell my daughter about this one. What a lovely head of hair!!!  You are truly blessed.  Hope Mom is doing well!"
58 minutes ago
Vickie Smith commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Beautiful, Sue. He will love it."
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carla j walton commented on Chef Lisa's group Designer Batik Swap
"welcome Chris M.   tell us  a little about yourself and join in on  the conversation!"
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Sue Provencher commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Beautiful grand treasure, Chris! What a blessing. Thanks Barbara and Linda. Pressure is on. He is only home until Sunday. Yikes"
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Connie Wilkerson CRS replied to Connie Wilkerson CRS's discussion New Simple Pleasures Mug Rug in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Yay. I'm so glad you finally received them. I was getting a little worried."
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Chef Lisa commented on Vickie Brace's album
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Batik Sampler Quilt Along

"Did you make doubles of every block Vicki?"
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Designer Batik Swap

If you would like to join a 100%  DESIGNER QUALITY Quilt Store batik swap:*Start by being friends of Chef Lisa, Carla Walton and Colette LeFever:                RULES ARE AS FOLLOWS:1. Fabric MUST BE DESIGNER QUALITY ONLY - meaning this: bali, island batiks, moda, timeless treasures, Robert kaufmann, Hoffman, Batavia, komo, Michael miller, jinny beyer, Avlyn, Anthology, tonga, komo and galaxy and the like. fabrics not meeting this requirement WILL BE RETURNED.2. you MUST be a member of the…See More
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everyones quilts

Posted by DOROTHY DAVIS on July 21, 2014 at 1:02pm 0 Comments

yesterday I browsed the photos of quilts. there were so many with no comments on them. We all need to encourage everyone by at least letting each other know, we saw your effort and you get at least an E for effort. a like takes very little time. A pat on the back is so encouraging makes you want to start another project. Makes you feel good and makes you know others are interested.And you are learning. Each quilt we make takes a lot of time planning and effort to finish.and aren't we all…

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how to take out a dent in the rails

Posted by Janice on July 20, 2014 at 6:42pm 0 Comments

Okay I am new to this site and don't really know if I am doing this sort of thing right?  I have a dent in my rail just one dent and only on one rail.  My husband did try to fix it but it still needs more work does anyone know how to do this?  any suggestions would be appreciated

This is quilt that I quilted for Melody Minges Stacey - It took a while to quilt this one. I love scrappy quilts.P1010781.JPG

Posted by Edward Olivier on July 20, 2014 at 5:07pm 1 Comment

This is quilt that I quilted for Melody Minges Stacey - It took a while to quilt this one. I love scrappy quilts.P1010781.JPG

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was a long winter

Posted by DOROTHY DAVIS on July 20, 2014 at 3:18pm 3 Comments

It was a long winter for me but I did finish 2 ufos one I started in 2004 and my  little brown bird quilt. it took me a year to do, almost 1000 one  inch leaves in the border. so it is at the quilters. cant wait to see it quilted. my long arm quilter is a ski instructor and snow  on Mt. Hood than usually  so she went skiing and fell and broke her arm. she is just out of her cast. but anxious to do the quilt. What a  hated it by the time I finished it. But I have one ahead it is a scrappy…

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