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Conway Arkansas stores

October 4, 2017, 10:34 am

My daughter is going to grad school in Conway. I?m going to visit h er next week. Are there any quilt stores in or very near Conway? Thanks, K arin Read more »

Taking a Break From Quilting

October 2, 2017, 3:29 pm

Hello All, I am taking a break from quilting as I just finished a 3 1/2 inch squa res sewn in rows quilt top. Think I had thirty rows of these and these are really colorful quilts because of... Read more »

The new Featherweight

September 24, 2017, 1:06 am

The Singer company has apparently revived the featherweight: http://www.singerco.com/products/2856/c240-featherweight. Actually, this machine appears to be a quite new model, introduced within t... Read more »

String Quilt

September 19, 2017, 2:48 pm

Hope you all have made a string quilt before. I love to use up my left over pieces of material from previous quilts. This helps to get rid of a lot of material. You do have to sew these st... Read more »

OT, but not totally: another Amazon gift certificate for giving blood.

September 15, 2017, 6:31 am

Recently, I got another Amazon gift certificate for giving blood, and I am pondering what to do with it. I recently have looked at several videos on YouTube and elsewhere about machine quilting ... Read more »

Nancy Zieman

September 4, 2017, 11:24 pm

I've never seen one of her shows, but it seems she was one of the good people. http://www.nancyzieman.com/blog/quilting-2/a-personal-note-from-nancy/ ----------------------------------------------... Read more »

Celestial Quilt and more

August 30, 2017, 2:55 pm

I finished my Disappearing Pinwheel mans quilt and it turned out really good, where you start out with a huge pinwheel and the re-cut it, then rea rrange pieces before you assembly it. I also ... Read more »

Why does the needle not thread and seems to be hitting the edge of the bobb...

August 20, 2017, 8:49 pm

Does anyone know why the needle won't thread and seems to be hitting the edge of the bobbin case on my old Bernina 1010 Read more »

Disappearing Pinwheel Arrow Quilt

August 12, 2017, 3:59 pm

If you to the internet and type in www.MissouriStarQuiltCo.com, then sc roll down to their youtube tutorials, open, go to the top and type in Disap pearing Pinwheel Arrow you can watch the tuto... Read more »

from the past

August 4, 2017, 9:12 pm

hi all, i just rediscovered this group, can't believe it still exists. is anyone still on here that helped with the james byrd jr. quilt? i found this video with horrible sound, but our quilt: http... Read more »

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Walmart quilts

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My cousin has been in a real b!@#$% mood for a couple months. You know, that not speaking crap. Now she wants to be friendly again. She went to a yard sale and bought a couple quilts. Thinks she ... Read more »


free quilt pattern

http://www.hancockfabrics.com/images/us/local/page_specific/freeprojects/odysseyofchangingcolors/odysseyofcolors.pdf This is taken from Hancock Fabrics free project pages. Their title is Odyssey of ... Read more »


Needle brands - your opinions

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Just curious about opinions on machine needles. For some reason (don't know really why) I have been using only the Bernina needles from my dealer in my machine. Lately however, I have really been ... Read more »


Thread Sale

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For those who don't get the newsletter, Back Forty has YLI Silk and Aurifil at 30% off ATM NAYY - and trying SOOOOOOO hard to resist! -- Cheryl & the Cats o o o o o o ... Read more »


Best quilting pattern for tumbling block quilt

I just completed my first every quilt block. It's one large tumbling block surrounded by a black fabric with small gray stars. The overall size is 24x24. I want to machine quilt this but am unsure... Read more »



Howdy! Welcome to all the new posters/quilters/friends. It's been a while since anyone posted the FAQs so I'll start and anyone else can add to this. Thanks to those from whom I'm copying. Introd... Read more »


Super Easy Quilt uses fat quarters

Stumbled on this super easy fat quarter quilt, http://www.byannie.com/images/wickedly_easy_quilts_patterns.pdf sorry if this is something someone has posted already, I liked the last one, print it ou... Read more »


Sewing Machine Repair School

Where do you go to learn to be a sewing machine repair person? I have always loved poking around in devices and I realized messing with my machine, I would love to be able to repair machines. I absol... Read more »


bargain fabric - Ikea

Just back from another trawl round the local Ikea - why is it that I go looking for a couple of mugs and end up filling the car? Anyway. They have some really good fabric in at the moment. In the ... Read more »


Mennonite relief auction quilts

http://www.nhmrs.com/quilts_archive_2008.html My sister is spending a few days with her son (new owner of the yellow table runner!) - she told me that they had spent yesterday at the Mennonite relie... Read more »