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Started by kyle kalish in Quilting For Charity. Last reply by Kathryn Bates on Monday. 6 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

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

Hand Quilting Supporters

Started by Margaret in Welcome New Members. Last reply by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP Sep 28. 1 Reply

Went to the Jacksonville quilt show today.  Lots of wonderful quilts, unfortunately, very few hand quilted ones.  We need to convince more folks to try hand quilting.Continue

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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Jennifer Schifano Thomas's photo
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Persuasion

"awsome block jennifer! very modern looking design but w the fab you used, very traditional ..nice ecclectic mix!! love this!"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Riana Noyes's photo
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2 Layers of minkie plus batting!

"good morning riana! i am so glad i had ideas that would help. came up w another spray baste stunt the other morning! :)) i have been piecing batt forever. i usually split each piece, trim and put them together ship-lap style. no stitching or tape…"
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Ethelda Hillsman commented on Jennifer Schifano Thomas's photo
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"Way to go Jennifer! Happy for you. Cool block design."
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Beth A. North commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Ladies, ladies, ladies, an announcement: I am down to only 6 UFOs left to do.  My goal is to finish them by the end of this year.  It is going to take some real focus to do as such.  My goal is to at least finish the tops.  I am…"
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Beth A. North replied to Gayle Clements's discussion New Year Resolution Challenge 2014 in the group A Quilting Bee
"My niece would go crazy over that fabric.  So wouldn't my friend's little one.  But alas, no money for extra fabric.  I have to finish up lots of other projects and Christmas presents.  That is nice job Karen. "
36 minutes ago
Beth A. North commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"No, not in batting, it is on the border front side of the quilt.  It just blended in so well.  Now I would put a cardinal on the label if it were me that way they would not rip it off, and you still get it in there.  Or, if…"
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Monique Scott replied to Chef Lisa's discussion Secret Santa Gift Exchange 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"still working on mine.  I have been sick for about 3 weeks and finally went to the drs yesterday....sinus infection.  my daughter is home today from school sick too! life eh :) "
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Marcia commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Beth - what a funny story.  I'm just close to finishing the top of my DS Chargers quilt - hmmmm - how could I add a Cardinal in it.  That would be a hoot. Karen -  not being able to taste doesn't do anything for calorie…"
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Persuasion

My Persuasion quilt block. This block appears in Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Volume 10.
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carla j walton replied to Connie Wilkerson CRS's discussion Holiday Magic and Fun Block Swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"my birds are all done, just have to finish up my three extra's and they will be ready to mail."
3 hours ago
carla j walton replied to Connie Wilkerson CRS's discussion Holiday Magic and Fun Block Swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Coralie, I've had that happen before  and I found that if I just use a deeper shade of applique thread then it re- appears. :)"
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Gayle Clements replied to Connie Wilkerson CRS's discussion Holiday Magic and Fun Block Swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Challenges are supposed to make us appreciate the finished product more. (or so I have been told)  I am glad things are going better for you now. My blocks will go in the mail today. I will try to post pictures later today.  Mine are not…"
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Gayle Clements replied to Gayle Clements's discussion New Year Resolution Challenge 2014 in the group A Quilting Bee
"Thank you , Toni for telling us you received your prize. I am happy you  like it."
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Gayle Clements replied to Gayle Clements's discussion New Year Resolution Challenge 2014 in the group A Quilting Bee
"wonderful job, Karen"
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Ethelda Hillsman replied to carla j walton's discussion Sampler Quilt Together - Quilt Along Project - begins April 1st 2014 in the group Designer Batik Swap
"Really nice star block. I may have to make this one too. Thx for the site info. Good job."
5 hours ago
Linda Koller commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Beth, did you put it in with the batting or binding?"
11 hours ago
Karen Newman Brown replied to Gayle Clements's discussion New Year Resolution Challenge 2014 in the group A Quilting Bee
"this is November's challenge.  I hope you can see the fmq on the panel.  It was fun."
13 hours ago
rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on Claire King's group My Quilting Life
"well, i got my pillow insert made for my road to oklahoma pillow. and three loads of laundry! also finally got the last of the tomatoe seed savin' done from my last pickings before all froze. :)) ..oh ...that's not part of "my…"
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Mary Moore commented on Riana Noyes's photo
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Mary Moore commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Just finished the book by Riana's SIL, and now I can't remember the name.  Imagine  a librarian who mostly finds things by color, location, and size,  and lots of help from the old card catalog and now the computer. …"
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Posted by Diannea R Hickey on November 10, 2014 at 2:43pm 0 Comments

we will be spending time in wa up by north ben are there any good shop in that area

Another cross stitch quilt is added to the Allmendinger women family collection

Posted by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on October 24, 2014 at 11:30pm 7 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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