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NEW BLOCK SWAP POSTED

Posted by Carol Lee Poulis (CP from Texas) on August 28, 2015 at 4:01pm 0 Comments

Block Swappers Inc. has just posted a new swap to begin 9-15-15.  This one is a miniature swap.  If interested, please read the Discussion Forum in the Block Swappers Inc. group.  Limit of 12 in this swap!

Lookee what fell into my lap....

Posted by Pam/NY on August 26, 2015 at 8:00am 14 Comments

Hubby was walking around the lake last week. He came in and grabbed his keys and headed out, about 5 minutes later he came in with this treasure:

It was sitting alongside of the road with a free sign!!!!

He looked around to see if someone going to say it was a…

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Coshocton Canal Quilters displayed over 100 family antique quilts Aug. 2015.

Posted by Mary In Ohio on August 25, 2015 at 10:55am 9 Comments

I wanted to share a photo of our antique quilts at our recent quilt show in August 2015.   When you walked into the…

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Gifty Galore Project 8

Posted by Mari/WA on August 25, 2015 at 6:49am 0 Comments

For my Gifty Galore project, I made these cute little patchwork trivets with circular quilting from the …

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September Little Quilt

Posted by Mari/WA on August 24, 2015 at 6:45am 8 Comments

We have the most beautiful Little Quilt this month. Two of my favorite elements with the September Little…

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San Francisco Giants quilt top

Posted by Janet/MO on August 22, 2015 at 12:53pm 13 Comments

I have a BIL who lives and breathes the SF Giants even to the point he has his own "uniform".  Many times over the years he has asked me to make him a quilt showing their logo, but never could make him understand that fabrics like that are not always available.  A few weeks ago I received a notice from AQS that they were selling fabrics with the logos of all major baseball leagues so I immediately contacted him & told him if he would pay for the materials, I would finally make him a…

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I can't believe it!

Posted by Roxann on August 20, 2015 at 10:00am 26 Comments

I hardly ever take the time to custom quilt my own stuff, but business slows down in the summer which is ok and gives me some time to work on my own projects, as well as keep up with yard work.  I have been busy trying to finish up the UFO's that are cluttering up my closet and this is one I finished and had enough backing to actually be able to quilt it too!!  I'm happy with how it turned out.  My greatest compliment was when DH was looking at it and pointed to the feather border and said,…

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Three Whales for Kaktovik!

Posted by Carol Ann Hinton on August 19, 2015 at 5:08pm 9 Comments

As some of you may remember, my DS and DDIL live in the remote village of Kaktovik, in far northern Alaska, year around, where DS is the school librarian and DDIL is the village postmaster.  During "summer" break this year, DS visited us here in northern California for some weeks for the first time in three years.  As postmaster and only employee of the US Postal Service in Kaktovik (written as "Qaaktugvik" in the local Inupiat (pronounced In.NOO.pee.aht) language, DDIL was unable to come…

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