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  • Hello - From All Over

    Military spouse here so we move and move and yes, move again! I'm so pleased to have found this forum. I'm a teeny tiny business owner with an Etsy shop (http://doubleneedledesigns.etsy.com) so all this wonderful information folk share make me feel right at home and I'm pleased to be a part...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Doubleneedle on 20 Mar 2013
  • Re: Forum Challenge - A Quilt From Your Altered Fabric!

    Here is my "Altered State" for the challenge! The finished piece is 9" square. The original fabric is an upholstery sample my mom scavenged heaven knows where. :-) A bit of soaking took the paper backing off, and off I went. Using a plastic loop paint roller, I masked one circle and printed...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by RUEdOAK on 20 Sep 2011
  • Re: Who taught you to sew? Who taught you to quilt?

    At the very young age of 4, I was what is now known as ADHD and my mother taught me to sew and knit as a way to focus my attention. She sent me to needleart summer classes at a local art museum while in elementary school. By 6th grade, I was making (most) all of my own clothes. Then I worked as an engineer...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by KimberlyF@2 on 17 Apr 2011
  • Re: Forum Challenge - It's My Nature

    Introducing Coco. My alter ego in fabric. She keeps popping up in my quilts, so I decided to give her a name! Anyway, This is my entry for "It's my Nature" . It started after a heated discussion with my husband! I'll let you in on a little secret, I have a temper. I work hard to keep...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by caren12 on 4 Dec 2010
  • Re: guild anniversary challenge

    Muppin It takes an eternity for new tools to drift South, I couldn't find the rose maker anywhere in Mobile! So I made ribbon roses. The quilt turned out pretty good. I was working in a tight timeline. The leaves are velevt and taffita, the vines are made from wool yarn. Everything is fused, raw...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by caren12 on 26 May 2010
  • Re: Arizona shopping

    Don't know if you've already been, but in Flagstaff we have Odegaard's Fabrics on 4th Street. And I know of a great quilt store in Sedona, but can't remember the exact location. It is in front of a quilter's museum, and probably anyone you might ask in Sedona could tell you how to...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by tiedyejudy on 18 May 2009
  • Re: What's the most unusual tool in your quilting arsenal?

    One of my favorite tools is the Bedazzler for, get this, stud setting. This is something that you want to be very careful about when you are trying to find one to buy on-line. Stud setter - all kinds of fun things come up on the web. All that aside, It is the quickest and easiest tool for attaching studs...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Jamie Fingal on 6 May 2009