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Started by Susan Stitch in Having Fun. Last reply by cindy greenwell on Monday. 171 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

Question about quilt backing.

Started by Cyndi Day in Techniques. Last reply by Violet on Saturday. 4 Replies

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

Quilting spaces

Started by Esmeralda O'Neill in Having Fun. Last reply by Violet on Saturday. 57 Replies

It would be great to see quilting spaces to get some ideas on organization.Post up some ideas or pictures of your own.Continue

The Cambridge Community Series

Started by Sandra Ragan Fields in My Quilt Place Book Lovers Jun 8. 0 Replies

I am a NEWbie to MyQuiltPlace and also "Ann Hazelwood's" writing. I am reading "The Basement Quilt" of her "The Cambridge Community Series" and I just love it. My quilting class on Saturdays have a discussion of materials read, (no more than 50-55…Continue

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 May 27. 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.

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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Latest Activity

Paula sizemore commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Congrats to you both,,, but everyone did a great job,,, been working hard for my SS, since Linda gave us the countdown till xmas,,,,LOL"
2 hours ago
Mary Delisle commented on Violet Luciak's photo
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Mary Delisle posted a photo

Strike Up The Band

This is just a litter lighter picture of the two (2) guitar case quilts.I did a red flashing binder on both of them.There are five (5) guys in the band I hope they all don't one.
3 hours ago
Mary Delisle posted a photo

My Strike Up the Band

Two years ago, when I started home machine quilting my husband and I saw something similar to this. It was an award winning graffiti, wall hanging done by a woman Karlee Porter.Being that my husband plays Bass Guitar in a Rock band he wanted me to…
3 hours ago
Kathy Cassidy commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Thanks, Linda! And congratulations to Mary G. Perhaps someone will see a project in their Secret Santa box made from that layer cake... the box is filling up nicely!"
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Linda Koller commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"I sympathize Mary. I get migraines too...well until I started taking daily medication for them. I still get one occasionally but much milder."
19 hours ago
Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"I had a migraine once!! Thankfully Only Once from eating too many brazil nuts. I wouldn't wish them on anyone. It seems like the pain will never go away. I am very sorry that these migraines are common for you Mary. I can't imagine the…"
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Ginny Andersen commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"So glad to hear that it isn't what we were fearful of and you are receiving treatment. Migraines are a terrible thing to deal with. Paul gets a Good Husband button for taking good care of you! "
23 hours ago
Riana Noyes commented on Penny Whitney-Asdourian's photo

Beach Chair Quilt

"Terrific idea,Penny, and so cheerful :-)"
Riana Noyes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Mary, although migraines are not pleasant, it's a relief to hear it's not heart or stroke related. Still even more relieved to find you're making progress with the problem."
Linda Koller commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"And the winner of the Christmas tea towel contest is.....a tie! Both Kathy C and Mary M got 3 votes each. I will be sending each of you a Christmas layer cake in the next 2-3 weeks. Congratulations to both of you!!!"

Blog Posts

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

Posted by Monica Schmidt on July 17, 2017 at 11:38am 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 &…


Just me and the universe quilt-

Posted by cindy greenwell on July 3, 2017 at 10:28pm 2 Comments

I just posted a story of how this quilt come to be, even when things are all wrong something beautiful can come out, check it out my friends.

Jack's Chain

Posted by cindy greenwell on June 19, 2017 at 12:10pm 1 Comment

has anyone made the Jack' chain quilt? If so I would love to see it. I'm in the process of doing one of my own, what a workout. I found the pattern in  a quilters newsletter dated back toJuly of 1998. This is a great pattern. Just wondering  how other quilters did.

Northcott Challenge Winner - Canada 150 yrs

Posted by Irmgard Jacob on June 16, 2017 at 3:14pm 5 Comments

Just won 1st place in our guild with these funky woodland creatures. Added lots of hand quilting to the machine applique. Animal patterns by Wendy Gratz of Shiny Happy…


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