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Mini Pieces

Started by Maer Soukaros, Hard Rock Quilter in Techniques. Last reply by Riana Noyes Apr 8. 5 Replies

Hello Friends!  I am interested in working with tiny pieces but am worried about bulky seams mussing everything up.  Do you adjust your seams (make them smaller, super-scant 1/4") at all?  Should I paper-piece?  Or does the paper make it a bigger…Continue

Where is everyone from

Started by Lisa Steuer-Reynolds in Welcome New Members. Last reply by Debbie Thompson Mar 31. 11 Replies

Ok, So I am newer to quilting and looking for people in the area to quilt with. Is there anyone here in Cincinnati Ohio? I am wanting to join a group but... I work all day and all the groups are 1 hour away and I can not get to them. I have a sewing…Continue

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

Started by carla j walton in Quilting For Charity. Last reply by Terri C Bohling Mar 27. 23 Replies

o.k. I have a question for you quilters. I just saw a post on facebook.  I am curious how you would react.  here is the original question:                    I have a question for all y'all. I'm making a black, white, & teal baby quilt for a…Continue

Hand Embroidery squares

Started by Patti Canterberry in Techniques. Last reply by Beth A. North Mar 16. 4 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

opinions needed

Started by carla j walton in Having Fun. Last reply by Riana Noyes Mar 10. 469 Replies

o.k. quilters,i am in the market for a new sewing machine that i am hoping will be ''the one'' i have been considering a janome 6600p because all i am interested in is peicing and home quilting. this machine seems to fit the bill for what i need. i…Continue

quilty thoughts & not ...

Started by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP in Having Fun. Last reply by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP Mar 1. 11 Replies

i had a cold :((...it has morphed into bronchitis, my annual winter fun thing :))this means a great excuse to waste ..er ..spend even more time than usual --reading!quilty thoughts & not --recent find & still exploring ...…Continue

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carla j walton commented on Chef Lisa's group Designer Batik Swap
"i have. I did a baby quilt years and years ago in nickel size pieces. and I have done two grandmothers flower gardens in it. but I think that will probably be it for me. LOL hands are not friendly to me anymore."
1 hour ago
Chris Michelle commented on Chef Lisa's group Designer Batik Swap
"So, not necessarily batik related but have any of you done English Paper Piecing? There is a book called the New Hexi and it has unique blocks using hexi's. I have jumped in on the current quilt along using these blocks. Just starting #1 and…"
3 hours ago
Chris Michelle replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Your quilt top is amazing Kris! I love the colors, fabrics and the connectors add a really nice finish. The border is gorgeous. Can't wait to see it completed."
3 hours ago
carla j walton replied to carla j walton's discussion quilting funnies and just plain funny. in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Ethelda messaged me this funny this morning...:)"
6 hours ago
carla j walton replied to carla j walton's discussion quilting funnies and just plain funny. in the group Designer Batik Swap
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carla j walton replied to carla j walton's discussion quilting funnies and just plain funny. in the group Designer Batik Swap
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Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Thank you :)"
7 hours ago
Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Thanks :)"
7 hours ago
Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Thanks :)   AFTER finishing the borders I found a tutorial on how to get your pieced borders to fit correctly.  Of course it was AFTER, lol."
7 hours ago
Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Thank you for your kind words.  I'm getting more comfortable with FMQ, but I'll probably still have big quilts done by a long arm quilter."
7 hours ago
Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"LOL - yeah, the top is finished.  Not DONE till the binding is finished, though.  I'm almost done with the table runner and placemats, too.  Keep going back and forth between the two projects."
7 hours ago
Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Thanks :)  I love churn dash.  It would have looked good with the other connector blocks, too, though."
7 hours ago
Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Oh - pretty, pretty wall hanging!  I love to hike in woods.  Did you use a photo, or a real place, as the inspiration?"
7 hours ago
Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"So lovely!  Those muted colors and the dark border are just perfect together."
7 hours ago
Kris Howell replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Totally gorgeous!  How big are each of those squares?  Did you design it?  I'm awestruck, and agree that it should be submitted to a quilt show.  "
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Theresa McGhee Johnson commented on Theresa McGhee Johnson's photo
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Theresa McGhee Johnson commented on Theresa McGhee Johnson's photo
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"That 3 in one foot is fine if you don't have heavy intersections like star centers...but when you do have a lot of seams, tge hopper works best...some manufacturers refer to it as the "mending" foot. The old ones were all metal,…"
9 hours ago
Vickie Smith replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"What an adorable couple.  Lucky them to have a quilt made by you, Carla."
9 hours ago
Vickie Smith replied to carla j walton's discussion projects and pictures in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Chris, this is just stunning.  Thank you for sharing it with us."
9 hours ago

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2015 Schedule for Quilting, Crochet & Tatting Groups

Posted by Monica Schmidt on April 10, 2015 at 9:06pm 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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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

free stapling machine

Posted by Szabóné Marika on April 4, 2015 at 2:06pm 4 Comments

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free stapling machine that I make simple household sewing machine self-taught methods learned thank you if you were watching

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