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    Gift wrap ideas for baby shower quilt

    Hello quilters! In a few weeks I'll be traveling to a baby shower for which I am making a quilt. The invitation requests that instead of a greeting card, each guest bring a book that's "signed with...
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    Fusible Web Not Sticking - Looking for Advice

    Hi all! I have been wanting to try an applique project and bought a kit a few months ago. Before I start on the kit, I thought it would be wise to do some practice, so I spent a few hours doing...
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    Re: Sewing furniture

    Caroline T. I will check with him. He uses software to design this stuff plus a lot of messy handwritten notes and mysterious (to me) shorthand :) Not sure it would make sense to anyone else, but...
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    Re: Jelly roll pattern fit for Kaffe Fassett?

    The_Last_Unicorn, thanks for those suggestions; the "Over and Under" pattern, I agree, would look great with KF fabrics. Maybe I'll get this book, do you have it yourself? There's always enough...
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    Re: The Longgggggg Jelly Roll strip

    :D that's a riot!!
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    Re: Sewing furniture

    I haven't read through all the replies, so perhaps someone has already suggested having something custom built. It sounds expensive, but if you know anyone who has a woodshop/workshop in their home...
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    Re: My first "real" class and first bargello

    grammaterry, I made it exactly as the pattern suggested, so the final top size is 50 x 57." It's going on a wall in a guest room.
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    Re: My first "real" class and first bargello

    Sewluvit, I've been quilting 4 years now and have been intimidated to try a bargello. I'm not very patient so it didn't seem like a good idea. My close friend and quilting mentor provides longarm...
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    Re: Happy Spring / Easter Wallhanging

    What a sweet wall hanging and a wonderful way to honor your Mom. Love your idea of using a cookie cutter as a template too! Thanks for sharing your creativity and you're right, finished is better...
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    Re: newest quilt tops

    Haha your nephew is a riot! These all look great. It's nice to have at least some space to work outside of your "regular" quilting haven!
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    Re: Matching bags

    Great idea to make a set! That fabric is terrific; it reminds me of Stonehenge Gradations which I've just used for a queen-sized wedding and matching pillowcases and throw pillow.
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    Re: Wall hanging

    Love it, great addition to any sewing room!
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    Re: Lamb and Lion Spring cushions

    These are terrific, very unique and nicely done!
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    Re: Log Cabin Cross wall hanging

    Snippet, these are all beautiful. My sister is getting married and I've made her a queen carpenter's wheel quilt, 2 matching pillowcases, and a throw pillow. As she is a deacon in her church, I was...
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    Re: Jelly roll pattern fit for Kaffe Fassett?

    Sheep Farmer, that's what I'm talkin' about! Love this one and am going to find the pattern. Looks like I could get a couple quilts out of one jelly roll, and the white background would really let...
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    Re: Jelly roll pattern fit for Kaffe Fassett?

    Thank you, Hulamoon. I should have mentioned that I searched Pinterest for quite some time, my own boards and general search. It's funny how your search turned up different results from mine, I...
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    My first "real" class and first bargello

    I recently took a 3-part class to make an Infinity design from Elaine Wright's book "Twist and Turn Bargello Quilts." This was my first official class, where I paid real money to a real person live...
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    Re: Tips for storing WIP pieces for travel

    Thanks everyone for your great suggestions! In the end I grouped strips by size, added a small label of the dimensions, and used wonder clips to separate groups. Then I put everything in a...
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    Jelly roll pattern fit for Kaffe Fassett?

    I have several unopened Kaffe Fassett jell rolls in my stash; I can't control myself when I see them at shops! I'd like to make some throw/nap quilts and am looking for pattern suggestions that...
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    Re: Tips for storing WIP pieces for travel

    Thanks for all the helpful suggestions! I'm off in search of the perfect solution. Will try to remember to post the completed project, assuming it is post-worthy :icon_happy:
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    Re: Tips for storing WIP pieces for travel

    That is a clever idea, reminds me of the travel roll I have for jewelry. I won't have time to make one before the class, but I've saved it for a future project. Thank you for sharing!
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    Tips for storing WIP pieces for travel

    Next week I'm attending my first "formal" quilting class. it's a 3-day class, one day per week over 3 weeks. I'll be making a bargello, and the pre-work is to cut all the strips for the first step. ...
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    Re: Looking for layer cake suggestions

    Thank you for the Quatrefoil reminder; I've had that one pinned for a while. In this case I'd have to cut up the 10" squares more than desired. I've made a Ribbons quilt already too, it's a great...
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    Re: Looking for layer cake suggestions

    Thank you, Stitches23. I really appreciate your providing a specific, layer-cake friendly pattern. As mentioned I've already done a lot of research, so I was looking for individual patterns that...
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    Looking for layer cake suggestions

    Hi fellow quilters. I have a bad habit of buying layer cakes and fat quarter bundles, along with a couple yards of coordinating fabric, with no particular goal in mind. These pretty fabrics await...
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