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Teaching Quilting
This is kind of a test message, as I am setting up thunderbird for reading news groups, and seeing if it is "better" than XPN newsreader. Well, anyway, this video, from man sewing, one of my favorite...
3 years ago 7
 
Rhoda
Some of you may remember Rhoda (Rhoda's gallery of quilts, now moved to rhodaberry on wordpress). I am sorry to share with you that Rhoda recently entered into Hospice care at a local nursing home....
3 years ago 4
 
Sea Glass Quilt
This is my latest quilt and just started it. One I call a no brainer y et time consuming. My quilt will be 4 blocks wide and 5 blocks long. When y ou add in the 2 1/2 inch sashing it makes the quilt...
3 years ago 2
 
String Quilts and more
I painted the eyes in on my two fish quilts instead of using buttons. I really don't like buttons on quilts except wall hangings. I used paint t hat says it is for fabric, wood, glass and etc. Only...
3 years ago 2
 
fabric colour of the day: isabelline
From another newsgroup... From Michael Quinion this week: "Isabelline refers to a colour. The dictionaries variously describe it as greyish-yellow, light buff, pale cream-brown, dingy yellowish grey...
3 years ago 1
 
2nd Fishy Quilt Top
I had so much material left over that I am making a second fishy quilt. It will be nothing like the first quilt. I had 4 small fish appliqued but didn't not use because they were too small for the...
3 years ago 1
 
Fishy Business
This is the quilt I am working on except mine is a full size quilt. I t will be 10 inch blocks with 6 blocks across and 7 blocks long, alternatin g water block then fish. I plan on putting an inner 2...
3 years ago 6
 
Nascar flags and miniatures
The thread about the jacob's ladder quilt got me to wondering something, but first I will talk about something that I got to wondering while thinking about that. Suppose you are making a quilt for a...
3 years ago 2
 
Quilts for Syria
Anybody else doing something like this? ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- e m a i l : j a c k @ c a m p i n . m e . u k Jack Campin, 11 Third Street,...
3 years ago 5
 
Handi Quilter Sixteen clamps
Does anyone know where I can get a set of the 4 clamps used to hold the brackets to the table for this quilting system? Thanks. If you mean the things in this picture they're a standard item in...
3 years ago 1
 
Jacobs Ladder Quilt
This is my next quilt and you can find the pattern at www.quilterscac Think they have more than one size but mine is a 12 inch blocks. I am cons idering putting sashing between blocks because those...
3 years ago 3
 
Sewing for my new apt. and more
I have not done much sewing lately except for my apt. I made new Valan ces for the kitchen and dinning room and my other valances for the 2 bedroo ms and living room was able to use the old ones and...
3 years ago 2
 
EU flag motif fabric
Google is not finding this for me. I'm sure there must be such a thing as blue fabric with a close repeat of the EU stars. Good cotton so it would make a shirt. All I can find is photoshops of such...
3 years ago 2
 
OT A New Reason to Sing in the Shower
I generally sing in the shower, and the kitchen, and my studio, and just ab out anywhere I happen to be. Well it has been a wet summer so far, and I am more than a bit allergic to mold. So my chest is...
3 years ago 1
 
BRICK-A-BRACK
This quilt is from Quick Quilts, April/May 2014 and a quick one for su re. I used left over scraps. Was not happy with the size, so made the cente r rectangles rows longer and wider and adjusting the...
4 years ago 5