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Started by kyle kalish in Quilting For Charity yesterday. 0 Replies

wanna take photos and place on material to make quilts for son and daughter how to do this?Continue

Hand-quilting Supporter

Started by Phil Hughes in Welcome New Members. Last reply by Linda Lane Thornton Oct 15. 6 Replies

We were in a nice quilt shop the other day, and I expressed my interest in supporting my newly retired wife's renewed "addiction." My comment was that part of my role, besides being the sewing machine mechanic was to do the pin-basting. They looked…Continue

Patterns for Fussy Cut Baby quilts

Started by Chris Michelle in Free Patterns. Last reply by Chris Michelle Oct 13. 11 Replies

I have a new grandson due next month. His parents wanted an "Ocean" theme for his quilt. I wanted pirates. I was going to do an applique with ships and pirates and lighthouses etc....then I remembered....I have NO IDEA how to applique.....Now we…Continue

Applique

Started by David Smithers in Techniques. Last reply by Riana Noyes Oct 10. 2 Replies

I took an applique class with Pat Sloan this summer. A terrific teacher. She's warm, funny, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I love her books. Her projects are "doable." She showed us how to cut away the center of the template to keep the fabric…Continue

Fabric

Started by Susan Stitch in Having Fun. Last reply by Suzann Darnall Oct 5. 169 Replies

I'm only starting out, so I don't have a huge fabric stash to draw from. When you started out, did you buy fabric quilt by quilt, or did you buy fabrics you liked and then create quilts from what you had? There are so many wonderful things out…Continue

new girl on the block!

Started by laurie rousseau in Welcome New Members. Last reply by Susan Oct 5. 123 Replies

Hi everyone i'm from northern ontario canada. the winters are very long, our summers are great and full of bugs. id love to make a mosquito  wall hanging, maybe just one large one for the camp. anybody have ideas?  ive been making quilts since i was…Continue

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Blue Snowflake Star

"Thanks Vickie. I went back and fixed that seam that was off a bit. It's still just slightly off but much better than here. You can't rea tell in the photo but there is silver in all the fabrics except the dark blue."
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Christina Yoo's photo
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Trio-of-Captain-halloweens

"awsome! i would have kept the kitty Catain Kit too! ...i wouldn't part w any of my kitties either lol"
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Montika Allen-Atkinson commented on Montika Allen-Atkinson's photo
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Baby Blanket

"Thanks Carla j Walton!! "
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Christina Yoo commented on Christina Yoo's photo
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Trio-of-Captain-halloweens

"I made these 3 wall hangings as prizes for a 2012 Halloween Party.  I gave away Jack and Skelly but I could not part with Kit, since I love my kittens!  I used old clipart as inspiration for all of them.  No applique patterns...I just…"
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Connie Wilkerson CRS commented on Chef Lisa's group Designer Batik Swap
"Keeping your family in my prayers Carla."
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Karen Newman Brown commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Rogue - and how much did you come away with? Anything for sewing? Gardening? Thank you all for the many compliments.  I am just feeling good to get something actually finished this year. Mary - I really like  your QOV!  I have been…"
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Terry Breedon commented on David Smithers's blog post One With The Fabric
"Sewing clothes is the 5/8 " seam, but I don't think the same precision is required. I love quilting, but I get in such a hurry that I lose sight of am I being accurate? I just want to see the finished block!"
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carla j walton commented on Chef Lisa's group Designer Batik Swap
"just letting you girls know that I will be gone a few days next week. remember last year ..right after Thanksgiving , I went to help my Aunt Myrna make quilts for her grandkids?  well she was going to have a lap band installed. she wanted to…"
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carla j walton commented on Chef Lisa's group Designer Batik Swap
"ahhh...nice!  I see we have our marigolds to wart off insect invasion. :) "
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carla j walton replied to carla j walton's discussion share our links in the group Designer Batik Swap
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carla j walton commented on Montika Allen-Atkinson's photo
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Baby Blanket

"wow!!!! this is really wonderful!! beautiful job!"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Montika Allen-Atkinson's photo
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Baby Quilt (Back of the lion quilt)

":)) you be welcome! :)) i hope you have time also, really am interested in seeing what you do w "Gelli print". have been reading about inlingo lately. i am not going to use it, but interesting concept. after christmas is my create time.…"
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Montika Allen-Atkinson commented on Montika Allen-Atkinson's photo
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Baby Quilt (Back of the lion quilt)

"Thanks for the laugh rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP!!!"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Montika Allen-Atkinson's photo
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Baby Quilt (Back of the lion quilt)

"oh my dear me! girl!! now i gotta go look up and see what a Gelli print is! lollol but seriously, i can hardly wait to see what you create. you are soooo creatively artistic w fabric."
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"beautiful!!! he is such a beautiful babe"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"dee - pouting here. i just checked NOAA and they are saying one more day night of rain. sun trying to peak beneath clouds right now..beautiful glowing golden. but it won't last. i have fall projects to finish too. we went from hi 70's…"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner's photo
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Thanksgiving cross stitch quilt detail center

"this is wonderful ginnie. your quilt designing and your daughters beautiful cross stitch ...put all together & such wonderful things happen!"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Judith Baker's photo
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Make a Joyful Noise

"oh dear ...my apoplogies !! ...good morning Kipling! as pretty a kitty as you are, your ahould be in every quilty pic she takes. IMHO :))"
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carla j walton commented on carla j walton's photo
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BOO CREW

"thank you girls, i'll have to show some close up pictures, there are a few things that are cool but you cant see...like connie"s spider in the first  O in boo.  and the cat's tail on LIsa's  block. and the eyes on…"
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Another cross stitch quilt is added to the Allmendinger women family collection

Posted by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on October 24, 2014 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

The fourth in an apparently on-going series, here is the Thanksgiving cross stitch quilt all finished as of tonight.  My sweetheart hubby is in New Orleans at a philosophy conference so I have been sewing buttons on like a crazy woman the last two nights and watching epic movies.  It is finally done.  We started this…

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Schedule for Quilting & Crochet/Tatting Groups at WHBC in Knoxville - UPDATED

Posted by Monica Schmidt on October 24, 2014 at 12:32pm 0 Comments

Here is the schedule for upcoming meetings of the quilting & crochet 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) to check on the menu or to make reservations.

Quilting & Crochet/Tatting Groups Together: (bring a sack lunch!)

   4/30/14, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., room 39

   5/14/14, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., room 39

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Fun and lessons doing the row robin with the UFO group

Posted by Riana Noyes on October 13, 2014 at 8:00am 7 Comments

It was to take us 8 months for 8 participants working at a pace of 1 row/mo. Each person picked a theme, and decided on  "rules" for guidance in the making of the rows to follow. Some had color preferences , pattern choice(s), or simply an "express youself" attitude. Then the first rows ( acting as each quilt's foundation row) were sent out in Jan. The owners of these rows would not see their rows or even pictures of…

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One With The Fabric

Posted by David Smithers on October 11, 2014 at 5:57pm 3 Comments

A few thoughts on becoming "one" with the fabric. In my beginners class I find that many of my students are struggling with precision in the patchwork blocks for their sampler. Each week, I remind them of the importance of the the quarter inch, accurate cutting and careful piecing. The quarter inch is so important to me but so tossed aside by some of my students. The block just doesn't work without a precise quarter inch! "I'm using a quarter inch foot" is often the response I get when I point… Continue
 
 
 

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