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Lookig for, "Little Brown Bird" by Margaret Docherty

Started by Penny Streeter in Free Patterns. Last reply by Sally Terry on Wednesday. 28 Replies

I have been searching for "little Brown Bird' by Margaret Dacherty for months now.  The book and CD are either, SOLD OUT or NO LONGER IN PRINT.  Does anyone have a copy of both they would be willing to sell me?  When I saw this quilt at the national…Continue

Quilt Show

Started by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP in Having Fun on Tuesday. 0 Replies

went to the big biennial quilt show put on by the yakima valley quilt guild on saturday with quilting friends. we meet the third saturday of every month, this year the show was our meeting weekend so we went as group. had a great time. met a new…Continue

Quilting survey

Started by Jean Rock in Having Fun. Last reply by Riana Noyes May 14. 4 Replies

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

Hand Embroidery squares

Started by Patti Canterberry in Techniques. Last reply by kathryn Cumfer-swanner May 14. 5 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

New Kid in Town

Started by Kathleen Knopeck in Welcome New Members. Last reply by Kathleen Knopeck May 13. 5 Replies

Hello all! I'm a new member from Pittsboro, NC and I look forward meeting people who share my addiction to fabric and quilting. Until recently, I only did hand quilting and now I am entering the unfamiliar world of "machine quilting"! I look forward…Continue

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

Started by carla j walton in Quilting For Charity. Last reply by kathryn Cumfer-swanner Apr 30. 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

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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Anita Tockey's photo
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"beautiful fabrics, give a nice vintage look to these blocks"
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Beth Byars commented on Phyllis A Friloux's group Featherweight "Club"
"Can't wait to read all the posts! I recently purchased a 1937 featherweight and love it. The case is really bad, so I decided to recover it. I have the fabric stripped off, some of the hardware removed, but some of the parts (hinges and…"
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Featherweight "Club"

An open "club" for Singer featherweight owners, wanna be owners, and enthusiasts. To also include any vintage sewing machines.
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"Love log cabin, these blocks are wonderful."
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Vickie Smith commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"Riana, 45 is cold.  Hope it warms up for you soon.  I planted some poppy and sunflower seeds and a few are coming up."
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Riana Noyes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Perhaps it's time to take your machine in for a check up...the hook may have gotten a burr or even blunted w/use ( if it's an older machine), and that would effect the timing of course.Hope you have a back-up machine! "
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Riana Noyes commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"Around here, little Molly is our chipmunk patrol dog...they dissapear real quick when l'm walking her,lol. The paperwhites have finished blooming, and tge creeping purple flox and candy tufts are having a turn, though l don't have so many…"
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Gayle Clements replied to Beth A. North's discussion SCRAP BUSTING CHALLENGE 2015 - Jump in at any time. in the group A Quilting Bee
"very pretty, Ethelda."
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Gayle Clements replied to Beth A. North's discussion Stash Busting Challenge 2015 in the group A Quilting Bee
"I will have nothing to report again this week, but am quilting my flower quilt, if all goes well i will have it finished by this time next week.  Will try to get pictures of last weeks posted this weekend. Have a fun and safe weekend everyone."
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Gayle Clements replied to Beth A. North's discussion Stash Busting Challenge 2015 in the group A Quilting Bee
"Very pretty, Beth, as always"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"for some reason the chipmunks in PA didn't seem to hibernate. all winter out in snow begging for handouts fr the human while being surrounded by woods filled w shagbark hickory nuts, black walnuts ...and stealing my vegies in the summer when…"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"contract ...sigh!"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"good luck on that venture, riana! if it works a seconf time you'll be world famous, the sales of nice weather draging RV's will soar ...be sure you sign a lucrative royalties co tract! :))"
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Deanna Davis commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Riana ~~ have tried that too  lol   I have done that before too but not lately :-)  Just cleaned and oiled machine too, will take another pak of needles since I used a 14 to put my binding on .. thought maybe I had a burr, but change…"
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Riana Noyes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Dee, try stitching on some scrap with a different spool of thread. lf the machine stiches ok , you know it's that spool. (l'm assuming you remembered to put the presser foot down!)"
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Riana Noyes replied to Beth A. North's discussion SCRAP BUSTING CHALLENGE 2015 - Jump in at any time. in the group A Quilting Bee
"Funny how we sometimes have to sleep ON it before anyone can sleep UNDER it, Ethelda,lol. lt's pretty neat so far...l'm sure you'll come up w/something appropriate."
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Riana Noyes replied to Beth A. North's discussion SCRAP BUSTING CHALLENGE 2015 - Jump in at any time. in the group A Quilting Bee
"l ran into a snag on Kate's quilt...two of my linen pieces are smaller than l'd planned, ( l must have picked up the wrong scraps). As l have precious little of this wonderful fabric,and have invested time hand embroidering them, l'll…"
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Riana Noyes commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"A heavy frost warning went out today for our area...covered all our tomato & pepper plants. lt only got to 45 f today! l may have to drive the rv back down to Fla. and drag back another week's worth of summer weather,lol...worked last time!"
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Riana Noyes commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"Linda, we planted the seeds for your Canadian virtual garden this week, the Baptisia, beebalm, coneflower & marigolds. Still have to plant the sweetpeas, as l'm going to clear a bit of room next to a rail fence for them to climb on... or…"
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Riana Noyes commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"Our chipmunks in Muskoka got peanuts , ( the unroasted ones available from feed store), and it was funny to watch tgem twist & turn them 'til they fit one in each pouch. By late summer, they were stashing more & more. Then, by the first…"
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2015 Schedule for Quilting, Crochet & Tatting Groups

Posted by Monica Schmidt on May 18, 2015 at 11:39am 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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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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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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