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Quilt pattern camp reveille

Started by Faye in My Quilt Place Book Lovers. Last reply by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP Jan 12. 2 Replies

I am looking for this pattern camp reveille. It was in a book called Higdon camp. I am willing to pay for the pattern Thanks

Secret Santa Group

Started by Linda Koller in Having Fun. Last reply by Linda Koller Jan 9. 20 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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'Twas the Week Before Christmas ..

Started by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP in Having Fun. Last reply by Suzann Darnall Dec 24, 2016. 19 Replies

'Twas the week before Christmas...and all thru the housenot a creature was stiring...except for that mouse (plus her friends & neighbors)they'd gathered to sew...whilst mom & grandma were nappingthere were still a few more toys to…Continue

Boosting my business

Started by Alice in Quilting For Charity. Last reply by Alice Dec 15, 2016. 2 Replies

Hi guys,I would like to get tips for boosting my business. I have a quilt business in Toronto. We are facing huge loss in the business recently due to careless in inspection for damaged quilts.That was just one time but we are bearing a bad name…Continue

cut--through technique

Started by Diana Mitchell Moor in Techniques. Last reply by Alice Dec 12, 2016. 4 Replies

I am looking for instruction in the cut-through technique.  I saw a quilt on an Nancy Crow site where it was used to great effect. Below is a pic of a quilt using the technique.  Does anyone know about instruction in this?  Thanks for your help.…Continue

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Hi guys

Started by Alice in Welcome New Members Dec 12, 2016. 0 Replies

Hi guys,I am new here. Glad to see you all here.Continue

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Making Progress, Making Pillows

Posted by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on November 28, 2016 at 10:44pm 3 Comments

Hello fellow quilting fanatics. This has been a very busy month around the Leiner household.  We sold one rental house and bought two more so I have been kept from my quilting by landlady duties.  But I am happy to report that I am making progress on the quilt for Beck and Todd, the quilt that has stymied me all…

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By popular demand, the Cross Stitch Halloween quilt reprised.

Posted by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on November 1, 2016 at 11:30pm 2 Comments

My quilting friend, Riana Noyes asked me to do a post on the Halloween cross stitch quilt which is #108 in my albums.  The following are  pictures and some explanations/descriptions of how that quilt came to be.

First the back story.  I have been quilting since I was 18 years old.  I had my first child, Jamie at 23 and my second, Becky at 27.  All through their childhood, I was making quilts and once upon a time, cross stitching as well.  in 1984 or 85 I decided to do a Christmas…

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A Christmas quilt done in time for Halloween

Posted by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on October 31, 2016 at 12:30am 7 Comments

I know I have been incommunicato for awhile but I have been busy quilting!  Here is the most recent quilt I finished just tonight, a few scant hours before Halloween.  No, you are not crazy, this is a Christmas quilt.  Sometimes, we just don't get to choose the timing of when things get accomplished. 

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End of Frustration!

Posted by Deborah Wilson-Zweig on October 23, 2016 at 11:53am 1 Comment

I the winter is coming upon us, I pretty much achieved a goal... I cleaned out my basement and organized nearly everything!  Nearly organized enough to buy a different house... Plastic containers are my friends... it's been hard work, but now Im at the end of this haul.... 

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