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  1. Foundation piecing-when should I take of the paper?

    I've got almost 58 squares ready for a string quilt made all of scraps. I'm undecided about taking off the paper. I think leaving it until after the squares are sewn together into the quilt top would...
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    Re: My mother lied to me!

    My Mom tried to pass fried squash as French fries once. It probably shouldn't have been so awful but it was mushy and full of seeds. Yuck! I have 2 sisters and we were all pretty young...we all cried...
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    Re: Some things I learned this morning

    Same thing goes for a crock pot full of beans. They're just never going to get done if the thing isn't plugged in! Yep, I did that. :)
  4. Re: Curved log cabin - HELP I'm in big trouble! :-((

    I've made 2 curved log cabin quilts & both times I needed extra fabric just to get 36 blocks completed. I don't know what I did wrong but I love the pattern no matter what. I'm not sure you'll be...
  5. Thread: Sharing a laugh

    by Stacie
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    Sharing a laugh

    I've reached the age where the 'kids' in the family are starting to get married. My nephew just happens to be engaged to my niece's best friend. Here's a conversation I had with my sweet niece Emily,...
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    Stretched Fabric

    I have a story and I'll try to keep it short. I was in a wonderful quilt shop collecting more fabric. I found something I wanted 1/2 yard and while getting it cut the person cutting it for me...
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    Re: Sewing room organization

    Sorry about the sideways pictures...I tried to fix it & messed that up too!
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    Sewing room organization

    I got this shelf of cubbies and I've still got a little more room for mor fabric. The cubbies cleared up space on my old bookshelf for books, flannel and my novelty fabric. Plus, now I've got room...
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    Re: Hexigon baby quilt

    I have to say...I've been pretty blue the last 24 hours and seeing all the sweet comments about this little quilt did my heart good. Thank you all!!
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    Re: A five and dime quilt for my first grandchild!

    It's beautiful! I love the colors.
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    Hexigon baby quilt

    I just finished this baby quilt for a cousin. It's the first time I did mitered corners and 2 different fabrics for the backing. I'm so glad I did the mitered corners because it wasn't as difficult...
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    Re: Golden Star Winnings Thread

    I won 300 QC and that's the 1st of 4 orders. I've got to stop ordering though I've reached my limit. I'd love to meet Jenny & see all the shops in Hamilton...I'd take my Mom. :) It's a fun contest.
  13. Thread: My Design Wall

    by Stacie
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    My Design Wall

    I had to rearrange my entire room but I think I'm going to LOVE working with this design wall! I used two 4x8 inch think styrofoam boards, cut 6 inches off the top so I could maneuver it into place,...
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    Re: Does Kona fabric bleed?

    I gave up on the burgundy for the tshirt quilt. But, I've got 2 yards of it and I'm going to try this method so maybe I could use it in a different project. Thank you!
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    Re: Does Kona fabric bleed?

    I gave up on the burgundy and went to the LQS. I found 2 Kona solids that I prewashed with no bleeding at all. I still think the dark color would have looked great but not worth the risk of ruining...
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    Does Kona fabric bleed?

    I'm ready to put borders on a tshirt quilt. I think the inner border needs to be dark to put a stop to all the busy fabrics in the quilt top. My problem is I can't get this burgundy solid to stop...
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    Re: For enthusiasts of Pride & Prejudice

    Pride & Predjudice is also my all time favorite! Collin Firth IS Mr. Darcy! :) I will look for Austenlamd now.
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    Re: 3 PHDs Finished!

    I'm so sorry for not answering your question sooner. I didn't forget about you, though. :) The black & red quilt is a pattern called Paradigm Shift designed by Janelle Cedusky and I found it in the...
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    Re: My first Irish Chain

    Very pretty & Bob looks content! :)
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    Re: 3 PHDs Finished!

    Thank you....I did the red & white runner freehand and thought it looked busy & made plenty of mistakes. So, for the pink & red I drew the hearts on and followed my lines. I'm much happier with the...
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    Re: 3 PHDs Finished!

    Yes, project half done & UFO...I think is unfinished object. I'm not sure if there's a proper little acronym for a finished phd or ufo. Maybe we could come up with one for I had a really good reason...
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    3 PHDs Finished!

    These have been hanging in my closet for a year. I'm so thrilled to have them finished...now only about 7 PHDs to go. :) the black & red quilt is for my DD and is the third quilt top I ever made. The...
  23. Re: Do you let your furry family sleep with you in your bed?

    One of our dogs slept with me for years until my son got old enough to sleep with her and not play all night. I had a few weeks of blissful, comfortable sleep then 2 kittens decided they belonged to...
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    Christmas gifts...2 quilts to give

    This is my first attempt at dresdens and putting a quilt together without a pattern. I knew I wanted my dresdens to be flowers so I just looked at a lot of other quilts online and gave it a try. I...
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    Re: Would it be terribly rude...

    Well, no luck. No way I could enter this year. Maybe next time.
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