I have found the name of this pattern and where it was published. It is called Tahitian Postage Stamp and was featured on the cover of Quilt World Magazine May 1988. I tried to find the link to the…Continue
"I did use paper but I pulled it out after trimming so I could do it as I watched football (GO PATRIOTS) and it did make it harder to keep them the proper size. I honestly never think to use starch but I do have some. Too late now, however."
"Maine is beautiful and also a great place to raise a family. We love it here! We were born and raised here but moved away for 10 years. However, home always seems to call to your heart. Now our grandchildren are here and we feel even more planted…"
"I know when we lived in NC the entire area would shut down for days for less than an inch of snow. They don't have the equipment to deal with it in places where it rarely snows. We in Maine, however, keep getting hit with 12 or more inches per…"
"Thank you Ginny. I like the effects of the string blocks but the way they are made makes them very stretchy. I have had to do a lot of pinning and easing on this quilt. I hate pinning. They were fun to make, but not as fun to sew into the project."
"I have made a lot of progress on Jamestown Landing this week. I had a 4-day weekend and have pretty much devoted the whole time to working on this project. This quilt is a TON of sewing, I have to say. I still need to add partial rows on 3 sides and…"
"I have my Kyoto Garden quilt on the frame and it is about 1/2 quilted at this point. I started quilting it on my Dream Machine, but I bought my longarm a couple of weekends ago and am using that quilt to learn some ruler techniques and some…"
"Mary, I order comic boards from Amazon to wrap my fabrics around to keep them tidy and somewhat wrinkle free. I have also started writing the yardage amount on scraps of paper and using straight pins to hold the fabric to the boards and the paper on…"
"Good evening! I have just begun trying to use my recently purchased BabyLock Crown Jewel. Today I was using So Fine top thread and a pre-wound bobbin and I was having constant thread breakage. The top thread kept jumping out of the thread path…"