Fay Mccolgan
  • Female
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • United Kingdom
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Mary Moore commented on Fay Mccolgan's photo

My second quilt

"If this is only your second...you are a natural."
Apr 19, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined Claire King's group

My Quilting Life

Quilt Humor - Share your best quilting "Ah-Ha" moment, favorite quilting cartoon, Quilt-Show Tales, How you store (hide) your fabric, Worst Quilt Ever, Great Quilting "Tips of the Trade" or anything you would like to share about your quilting life!
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan commented on Ruth's group European quilters
"Hi, i am from Scotland in the UK, is there anyone near me?"
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined Ruth's group

European quilters

This group is for European quilters to share their experiences in a continent that, sadly, doesn't have much of a quiliting tradition.
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined Pam Bellis's group

Whole cloth quilts

A group for people who make or enjoy looking at whole cloth quilts. Hand or machine quilted.
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined QuilterBridget's group


A group for new quilters as well as those who wish to offer advice and help newbies.See More
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined Lana Laqua's group

Memory Quilts

Anyone who has made a memory quilt and has advice to share or anyone thinking of making a memory quilt and is looking for advice.
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined Leslie's group

Miniatures, doll quilts, small quilts

I love making small quilts, doll quilts and mini's!  My standard is anything that is no bigger than 24" by 24" qualifies.  Any technique at all!  I'd love to see your small quilts and get your ideas!
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined Diana Engdahl's group

Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone

This Group is for All to come and join in on the Swapping fun. PLEASE READ THE RULES BEFORE JOINING. This is group is for all to SWAP...no matter where they get their fabrics...as long as its a good quality. Give Quality nice fabrics if you would like to GET Quality.  We will be swapping from fabric to potholders. Its great to make new friends and see what surprises you get in your mail box. People from all over the world join in on the Swaps.See More
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined Suzanne Montgomery's group

A Quilting Bee

Welcome to A Quilting Bee.  We have a few challenges that are year long events.  In 2017 we will have week-long stitching bee challenges & month-long FIUP challenges.  Each event will be posted as a separate discussion to try and keep things organized.See More
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined Christine Brown's group


If you're a REAL quilter, you have at least one UFO (unfinished object) and one WIP (work in progress) stashed in the closet or stacked on a shelf. Maybe you just need quilting suggestions, or maybe a fresh eye from a new online friend can help with block arrangements. How about a UFO swap? Any UFO conversation is welcome.See More
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan joined QuiltShop Gal's group

Free Motion Quilting on a Domestic Sewing Machine

For those are interested in Free Motion Quilting on a home sewing machine.See More
Apr 14, 2014
Vickie Brace commented on Fay Mccolgan's photo

My second quilt

"I love this pattern, and I can see that doing the white in HSTs would be daunting. Great job!"
Apr 14, 2014
Fay Mccolgan posted a photo

My second quilt

This is the second quilt i made, for a friends mum whose health is not very good. I found working with so many half square triangles quite challenging at the time and didn't want to ever make another one. However since then i have decided to have…
Apr 13, 2014
Vickie Smith commented on Fay Mccolgan's photo


"Great picture."
Mar 31, 2014
Vickie Smith commented on Fay Mccolgan's photo

Hospice quilt march-april 2014

"Lovely quilt Fay.  I belong to a group that gives quilts to children/teen at risk, and it is very rewarding."
Mar 31, 2014

Profile Information

Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
Hi I'm Fay, I'm 24 years old and from Scotland,UK. I initially got into quilting when i had my little boy as i wanted to make him a memory quilt and also leave something behind that he would have forever :) however quilting has also been a journey for me and as i think on all the good bits (matched up points) and the bad bits (mis-attached bindings) i realize its also my therapy. Its challenging and exciting and i love it. I am in the process of getting ready to quilt my first charity quilt (which will also be the largest) Ive completed the top I'm just trying to pluck up the courage to put it under my machine :)
How many quilts have you made?
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
How long have you been a quilter?
about 2 years
What is your favorite quilting technique?
I enjoy learning new things but i havent found a fav quite yet.
Why do you quilt?
I quilt because it makes me happy, is challenging and hopefully brings joy to others to have a gift that is handmade and thoughtful :)

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At 11:40pm on April 14, 2014, Diana Engdahl said…
Welcome to the group Fay
At 7:25am on March 31, 2014, Ethelda Hillsman said…
Welcome to MQP. You will find lots of fun groups to join and wonderful people to "meet".
At 3:52am on March 31, 2014, Ruth Bennett said…

Hi Fay, nice quilt!  Well done!   The quilt in my profile picture is a mixture of two blocks: Rolling Stone and a variation of an Arrowhead Block.  Looking forward to seeing your next project! x

At 10:05am on March 29, 2014, Vickie Smith said…

Hello Fay, welcome to MQP. Hope you enjoy the site. There is a lot to see, inspiration, fun groups to join and friends to meet.


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