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  • Lancaster AQS

    Don't know where to post this. I'm excited because my quilt "Autumn's Glory Days" has been accepted into the Lancaster PA quilt show in March. It's the only the second quilt show I've entered the first being last September at our local guild show. So, I'm quite amazed...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by arlijohn on 14 Feb 2011
  • Re: Forum Challenge - It's My Nature

    My challenge piece is "A Font for Patrick" I also used this for a challenge piece for my local quilting guilt. Theme wise, it appeals to me more of what I strive for than what I am. Nature centers and calms me. This quilt represents a Celtic cross with a small spring dedicated to St. Patrick...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by DinahT on 19 Dec 2010
  • 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: Opinions on online courses

    I have taken 5 classes at QuiltUniversity.com. It's terrific! They post new lessons every friday so you can begin working on your new homework that weekend. Most classes run from 3 to 6 weeks. They have a forum where you can post questions and interact with other students which is very helpful. Most...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by auraquilts on 26 Feb 2010
  • Threads Theads Threads

    I am new to quilting and have a simple question...What is the difference between machine quilting thread and hand quilting thread? Can they we interchangable? Where can I find a discription of which threads to use and when. Years ago when I sewed you had to color match your thread when sewing but now...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by sept2009 on 11 Nov 2009
  • Re: Quilting or Threadpainting, one in the same or different....

    Barb, your work is lovely!! Thanks for the link. I just borrowed a book from our local library and may want to get my own copy I enjoyed it so much... it's Ann Fahl's "Coloring with Thread". She makes a distinction between the two techniques you mention, noting that thread painting...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Quilnan on 26 Aug 2009
  • Re: Quilting or Threadpainting, one in the same or different....

    I think threadpainting implies a more creative process than quilting. However, I have a bargello quilt that is both. I've free motioned leaves over the whole quilt and the results are both. I do threadpaint directly on to my background-usually smaller simpler motifs. I use stabilizer and applique...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by sha1non on 25 Aug 2009