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Last post: By Wrennie More pics anyone?

My question too!!! lol

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I wish Now I would have gotten Pictures of the blanket and pillow's I made Ambroja's first daughter, I need to get started on her other two kids! ,



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I have to go make something so I can take a picture of it! :LOL:


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lolme too wrennie! lol

after watching this topic i got the urg to sew again, so i started another quilt grin

boohoomy cable thing that plugs into my cam/puter broke, so gotta get another one of those things, rolz


i always wanted to do a pitchure quilt, ya know were you take your pics n copy em on that "iron on paper " n iron em on white cotten to quilt in with your quilt, my cuz did that but her hole quilt was all pitchures, i was thinking about sewing frames n such around the pics.
anyone done that?


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I haven't done a picture quilt yet but I think a frame around each picture is an excellent idea. That way your pictures will be easier to see I think.

This weekend 7 quilt shops in my area are having a "Jingle Bells" shop hop.
Each shop has Christmas fabric at a special price for anyone who purchased a $3 "passport". In one shop I bought 5 fabrics all with the same color blue in them and plan on making a "Blue Christmas" quilt. I can't wait to get started!


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I had no idea that so many people on here quilt. Maybe I'm a little off, but I think that a fat-quarter swap or tag would be fun.

I've seen some of the photo quilts and I like them, too. I think a frame around each one would be perfect, help to emphasize the pictures. Good idea!


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Sarah,

I think a fat quarter swap or tag would be great!

I'd like to know what other's think.

Fat quarters sell around here for $2.50 but are on sale sometimes for only $1.00!


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Christy I love the frame idea!!

Glenda you have 7 quilt shops to choose from! NO fair! I have 1, then JoAnns, an arts & crafts shop called Ben Franklins, not alot or highest quality, & lowly Walmart.

Oooh Sarah, thats an idea. Or a 'craft' swap. So people who dont sew but do paint or knit can play too!


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Your lucky, we only have the Wal-Mart to shop from here for material.


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Thats funny i just put cat fabrics on my 'wish list" on another site. {you make a list and random people may or may not randomly send you an item on your list}


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I only have a yard of 'snowflake' material left here, I used up all my supplies. I always restock in the fall for the winter.


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ok, momma mouse has to weigh in here. first, does hand beading a wedding veil count as sewing? if so, i'll post pictures later...

and for the swap/tag, if y'all put it together by way of guidelines, ideas on how to run it, and such, let me know, and i'll be happy to be the admin in charge of monitoring it (a site requirement). just someone email or pm me so i know to work on it.

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would say that hand beading a wedding gown is definitely sewing. Sewing is not always done on a machine. You used a needle and thread right? I'd love to see a picture of it.


About the "Jingle Bells" shop hop I was talking about earlier:

2 of the shops are in the county I live in, 2 are across the Ohio River in Indiana, and 3 are in the county I have to drive through to get to Indiana.

Except for Wal-mart and the two small quilt shops nearby, the closest fabric shop to me is about 20 miles away. In fact just about any shop of any kind is at least 15 miles away. I live in a small town about 20 miles from downtown Louisville and Louisville claims to be the 16th largest city in the US.



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lol blush i mostly use scrap material, old but good shirts, dresses or whatever, i just cut em up in blocks, n sew lol

ive only bought material when i do something that needs alot of the same, like couch cushions,


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We had a large material shop called fabricville but they were so expensive and you had to be a member(very pricey) to shop there.

Needless to say, they closed.


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Originally Posted by tamara
We had a large material shop called fabricville but they were so expensive and you had to be a member(very pricey) to shop there.

Needless to say, they closed.

Well, no wonder!

Does anyone want to do a swap or round robin?
I'm interested if we get enough people interested.


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I'd be very interested in a swap, round robin, or tag. clap

Jiffy suggested earlier that maybe we could include all crafts. Then we could specify which "craft" we would like to receive. why

Anyone else interested?


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Well, obviously, I am interested. I PMed Jiffy to see if we can, maybe, get the ball rolling. We'll see what develops.

And, yes, Jiffy, that does count as sewing. I'd love to see the veil!!

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Well heck, I'll roll the ball.


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I never did a 'tag' game. I dont know how. I've done round robins though and swaps. Anyone have a prefrence?

1) A Round Robin is; person #1 starts it, fills a box(uually flat rate so everyones postage is equal)with, in this case, craft items, fabric, yarn, patterns, coupons (a coupon is an index card with say a book that wont fit in the box or a large piece of fabric that would take up too much room. If you want whats on the coupon you take out the coupon & tell the person who has the item you want it and they send it directly to you) etc. sends it to person #2. Who opens it looks through takes what she wants leaves the rest and fills the box the rest of the way up with her goodies and mails it to person 3. The last person then mails it to person #1 who gets whatever is left.
A quick questionnaire is helpful so if ie, I have a ton of fuschia yarn and noboy likes or wants it I dont put it in and waste time/space/postage.
A Round Robin is NOT a way to get rid of junk, please!!

2) A Swap is; All our names are given to the moderator. We all get assigned one person then with a quick questionnaire we customize a box for our secret recipient.

3) tag why I have to go look at seed tag and see if I 'get it'

I keep saying questionaire because it is alot easier to pick things someone will really like and use if we know what she(or he) likes. If someone hates purple she wont want to get a boxload of purple fabric. And please dont put "I like everything as an answer. That drives me nuts. :mad:

AND if you know other crafters send them down here to see if they want to join!


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OK It looks like tag and a round robin are pretty much the same thing.
I'm going to start a seperate thread to see if theres interest. Then we can set rules and if is RR or a swap. K?


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This what I made for Angelblossom's granddaughters with my serger. This shows it's not just for hems.

I'm sorry the picture is sideways. I've done everything I can think of to turn it here. In my camera, on my computer, and in photobucket it is turned upright. Only here is it sideways.


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Yes it is a garment bag. grin


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That is very cool Glenda! Love it!

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That is so cute Glenda!


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Thank you everyone. I sent it off today to my niece, I hope her girls like it.



This is very strange. On my laptop the pictures of the garment bag are sideways. On my desktop computer, they are oriented correctly! why

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that is strange! They're right for me on my laptop.


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Woo Hoo! bop bop

Somehow my garment bag got turned!!

How did that happen? Does anyone want to take the credit? angel


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Thanks Triss

I had asked for "basketcase" instead of jayhawk but I guess it was too long. lol


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Ohhhh I just found the garment Bag you made Ambroja's daughter Glenda,!! How you were describing it on the phone is nothing in comparison so seeing it!! That is soooooooooo Nice!!!!
Did you ever post a pic of your Grandson in his Christening Gown??


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i dont have any pics of what im workin on right now, hopefuly sometime this week i can get one, so i drew the pattern in art lol
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there all 2inch blocks, ive got 3 done so far
one with brown backround& brownish flowers in middle
one red backround& red/blue stars in middle
one white backround& plad in middle
gotta cut up more scraps to start another one grin


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2"! that a lot of work.


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That's very nice Glenda!! It's right-side up to me!!! thumbup


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Here is my Quilt, which is all finished except for putting a binding around the edge. It has been like this for about two years!!! rolz uhuhh

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Each square is a triangle of dark and light sewn together. It got boring to me so when I layed it out, ever once in awhile I would turn the corners of light, or dark, together to give it randomly scattered dark and light squares. I think it makes the whole quilt more interesting.

It has a thick filling, and is VERY warm. I usually use, and prefer, a thinner filling for a thinner and lighter-weight quilt.


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Very pretty Shirl. I use those satin edged heavy blankets as the filler in my quilts.


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wow! shirls! thats beauitful! you did a awsome job!


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Thanks!
I like to do crazy quilts, with all the embroidery and applique and embellishments on them!!! Here are some pics of a Pink & Blue one I'm starting.

These pictures really don't do justice to all the embroidery I have on these pieces!!!

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And on this one I appliqued butterflies, and then embroidered there flitting path!
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Very nice Shirley! I like them all! Can't wait to see that one when it is finished!

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wowed me agian shirls! omg is those beauitful! you got lots of talent,


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Shirley's quilt blocks are gorgeous!! I saw many of them when we met in Cincinnati in May. bop

She is right when she said that the pictures don't do them justice. If I remember right she does almost all (if not all) of the sewing by hand and does very impressive work. thumbup thumbup


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