"When my elder daughter moved out we painted her room all white to become a sewing room, took down the curtains and blinds and the lightshade and now it's so bright and airy. Still got the outside blinds for those 40 degree days in summer though
"What sort of a stitching bee? I might be interested, can't promise to get much done as no school holidays until June 28th, plus I have School council that week which means working late but I'll try if it's not too hard."
"Sorry, forgot to say who the last comment was for, the QW site is in reply to the selvedge quilt post.
Diane, have you considered scattering an applique shape randomly over your quilt to tie everything together. I've seen a 1600 quilt with…"
"thanks ladies, I think I might get into string piecing, I guess you could do them as a QAYG instead of muslin, and then just join together with sashings, I know I did one QAYG that way with a technique I learned from Quilters World.That way you…"
"Karen I too would like to know what the yellow brick road pattern is.
Evelyn I've just finished the 111 blocks of my FWS, I did it all in scraps, although the funny thing was I had to go out and purchase scrap bags after I was half way through…"
"I've been sorting my scraps for the past year, bit by bit as I could afford to I bought lunchboxes from the $2 shop. I now have anything smaller than about a 6" square colour sorted into these. I also bought a few of the big tubs I can see…"
"Yes, I work in the office of a school, mind you, I don't do much housework, my husband does the washing and bits and pieces and my son vacuums when told to, so that gives me time to sew. I now have a designated sewing room which helps as well.…"
"Well I've been keeping busy, my group the Wyndham Patch workers is having a UFO challenge from Jan -June (so we have heaps to display at our Sept Quilt-In), and an online group I'm a member of from Creative Quilting challenged us all to…"
"Florence, I like the lozenge shaped linus quilt you posted in Feb, very nice. I love scrappy quilts, the have 'life'. I also think they are great for charity quilts as you can afford to make more if you know what I mean.
"hi joy...i just saw your finished version of the last "mystery quilt" that you recently posted pic of. that is soooo wonderful...i love the i-spy idea...perfect pattern for i-spy for a child. i am thinking of doing the new mystery quilt…"
hi joy...i just saw your finished version of the last "mystery quilt" that you recently posted pic of. that is soooo wonderful...i love the i-spy idea...perfect pattern for i-spy for a child. i am thinking of doing the new mystery quilt and 1/2 or 3/4 size...dimensions are just way too big for a lap quilt for someone of my dimensions :)) ..thanks for posting your pic. i am not a member of that mystery group, so couldn't post there. i haven't seen a group formed by aqs for the newest mystery quilt by linda hahn...oh well. i am downloading the patterns as they come along and will redraft to a different size.