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Help with teaching child to sew/quilt
Well, I may have a quilter after all, we'll have to see. My 6 yr old son is showing interest in learning to sew and quilt. At first he asked me to teach him crochet (I was making up a charity afghan...
13 years ago 31
 
Quilting stores in Montreal?
My husband and I are heading to Montreal on Friday and I hope to do some fabric shopping. I have been through some of the stores on Saint-Hubert, but it was on a Sunday, and they weren't all open....
13 years ago 4
 
Pressing seam roll?
I'm not sure if anyone is familiar with this item but it was widely used in suit and dress making years ago. If you know what I'm talking about does anyone know where one of these can be purchased?...
13 years ago 20
 
mid-arm quilt machine
Do any of you have one of the mid-arm quilt machines? The HQ 16, Voyager 17 or the stretch Singer? Please tell me what you like and don't like about the machine and frame set up. I've been appointed...
13 years ago 4
 
Cordless Irons
I am wanting to get a cordless iron. Does anyone have any recomendations? I haven't heard anything positive about them at all! I, too, was interested in getting one, and checked around. The almost...
13 years ago 7
 
Super Easy Quilt uses fat quarters
Stumbled on this super easy fat quarter quilt, if this is something someone has posted already, I liked thelast one, print it out or save , these patterns don't seem to stayonline very...
13 years ago 8
 
Hancock fabric stores
Sad news. marcella ----- March 21, 2007 Hancock Files Chapter 11 Hancock Fabrics announced today it has filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 relief. Its subsidiaries are also filing for the same...
13 years ago 49
 
Needle brands - your opinions
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...
13 years ago 13
 
Quilt tops for sale
Hi everyone, I've got a few quilt tops that I guess I'll never get around to quilting-so I figured I'd put them up for sale. If I can sell them someone who loves to quilt will get to baste them and...
13 years ago 11
 
Girly quilt top finished.
I finished the "girly" quilt top this afternoon and I think it came out fine. I am going to pin it up tomorrow and quilt it and it should be done early next week and then I will post pictures. I used...
13 years ago 1
 
Walmart Fabric on Sale
Our Walmart put signs on all their fabric yesterday for 25% off except clearance stuff. So some of you mght want to check it out. I hate that this is happening but it doesn't look like they are going...
13 years ago
 
VERY, VERY OT Test your candy thermometer!/Caramel recipe
I have a fairly large bunch of "groupies" who can hardly wait for the holidays when I make my homemade caramels. I made a batch last night. The mixture just would NOT cook to 245 degrees. I kept...
14 years ago 12
 
FAQs for RCTQ
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....
14 years ago 2
 
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 24"x24". I want to machine quilt this but am unsure...
14 years ago 15
 
OT Nifty home science project
If you have kids and a kitchen and steady nerves, home science projects can be fun. Of course if you also have a DH whose childhood aspiration was to become a mad scientist, it can also be hazardous...
14 years ago 7
 
Thread Sale
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! I don't think that counts as fabric, does it? Oh I hope not!! 'Cos...
14 years ago 26
 
Red/white tea towels for applique...
Does anyone here know of a good place (hopefully online!) that sells cotton or linen red/white tea towels? I have some cute redwork that I want to applique onto a few towels for my sister. I don't...
14 years ago 8
 
Quilt dedications for labels
There has been ongoing posts now and then for quilt-y sayings for labels, I came across this this morning thought some might like to bookmark this page: thegoldenthimble.com Although I love all the...
14 years ago 6
 
OT: Cat not feeling well
I need some advice. My cat has not been eating for two days and she is obviously trying to throw something up that is bothering her. She is not as lively as usual but not apathic either. Does anyone...
14 years ago 18
 
Men's shirts quilt
Could someone direct me to a site with a photo of a quilt made from men's shirts? I saw it somewhere a long time ago ... was sewn so the collar and sleeves were still on the shirt/s. When I Google...
14 years ago 11