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Watch this space for brand new gift ideas to get you ready for your 2016 holiday season!

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Welcome to Gifty Galore 2016!

Our new Gifty Galore Christmas project season begins July 18th this year and runs through December 19th! And, Anita is back with more wonderful designers! 

We are using the book, Fast, Fun, and More Gifty. It is compiled and written especially for us! Our newest Gifty book is the best ever for preparing a gift-giving extravaganza. There are even MORE small and quick projects. Hey, you'll be able to use the projects in this book all year long!

Get ready… prepare your sewing space, oil the machine, and finish up any UFOs because you’re going to be busy! I challenge you to keep up with us!

  1. Time frame is from July 18th - December 19th, 2016 for the weekly projects.
  2. Please post all project questions on Notions where you will find the complete blog. All information is kept together there for reference later and It's much easier to find!
  3. You can join at any time. If you are not a member of our Quilt With Us Community, click the "Signup and Join" box in the upper-right corner. Once you're a member, you will see a green plus sign and a link to join "Gifty Galore” in the upper-right of the group page. Clicking on the link will allow you to join Gifty Galore.

Discussion Forum

2017 Project list.

Started by Barbara S/IL. Last reply by Cindy Sep 5. 18 Replies

Here's a list of projects for 2017. This will be mostly free patterns as selected by group members. Everyone's welcome.#1 The Grim Ripper…Continue

Please advise

Started by Cathy Coale. Last reply by Cathy Coale Sep 13, 2016. 6 Replies

I have joined this group and have the book.  What do I need to do next?Continue

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Comment by Francine/Cda on September 23, 2010 at 12:30pm
thank you everyone for your nice words - for me it is easier by hand then by machine - it was with my daughter and now the only I have is when traveling on the extended week end - I still have to make the time and try it by machine - and believe me I am kind of scare...... but soon as I got a new machine - thanks again
oh time I guess to go on the deck and relax .....
Comment by Lynne Wurzer on September 23, 2010 at 9:03am
Francine, the quilt is beautiful! All done by hand too! I do all of it by machine. I am too impatient - I want to see the top finished NOW! Most of the UFO's that I have are tops waiting to be quilted!!!! Mari - behave yourself on vacation! A meeting - what????? Get your mindset on the cruise and enjoy yourself! 007 is waiting for you. I hear he has a special gift for the CCL.
Comment by gardengirl/VA on September 23, 2010 at 8:42am
Mari, are you on a working vacation? *grin* I've taken my fair share of those...
Comment by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) on September 23, 2010 at 7:33am
Oh and I almost forgot -
Howdy to the new members, hop on over and talk to us, let us know your quirks and quilty thoughts~
~Hopppy quilting~
Comment by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) on September 23, 2010 at 7:31am
AAwww, Mary Agnes, that's OK, I ws kiddin too, but I will take that pitcher of pina coladas to share with everyone. And yes, Francine, I think after the cruise, we will all need virtural AA meetings!
Great pics, Elizabeth, and you even have the info to boot! I love it.
Your quilt is absolutely gorgeous, Francine! And you are going to hand quilt it? Wowee.
Gayle, are you sharing Tom now? We didn't know that was what you were doing!
Congrats on the ribbons, Carol! How fun! I am going to the state fair in a bit with my first friend, eating food on a stick and looking at the exhibits. No rides or midway for us anymore. We will have a great time!
Yeah Mari, almost moving time! Finish that painting so you can have some drinks with us.
Did everyone see the new blog, thread, collections, bells and whistles that CT added overnight? They are killin' me, but I love it!
I better get hoppin', its almost time to go to the fair.
~Hopppy quilting~
Comment by Elizabeth Phillips on September 23, 2010 at 6:54am
Thankyou, Lynne

DH and I went to Munich too, so you will see the Glockenspiel in my photos. I am editing the photos and preparing the descriptions on a daily basis. I really enjoy doing this. It is like reliving the trip over and over.

Quilting is not forgotten these days. I am ironing all my "winnings" from the tea cup auction at the Quilt Camp I attended on the week-end. The washing part was easy.
Comment by Elizabeth Phillips on September 23, 2010 at 6:48am
Hi Francine,

Your quilt is beautiful. It is an heirloom, being hand pieced and hand quilted.
Comment by Sandy B /AUS on September 22, 2010 at 9:54pm
Yeh we are 1001 again - no one was lost or left us. I love your quit top Francine and you did this while your DH was driving! Clever. Congratulations Carol. I might enter next years Canberra Quilt Show but will wait and see - a bit daunting.
Comment by Mari/WA on September 22, 2010 at 9:16pm
Oh, Francine, your quilt top is beautiful!!! Good job and, thanks for posting it here!!! My meeting wasn't work related ~ it was fun!

Oh, my Sean Connery!!!! He is so handsome!!!! That man; no matter how old he is he's still as handsome as ever!!! Wow, he's a looker!!! He makes me squeal (am I carrying on too much???!!! ~ who cares!)

Yay Carol!!! Good going you ribbon winner you! I have never entered anything ~ I think I'll try it in 2011!

I'm still on vacation and painting my house. I got my bedroom closet done today and am going to tackle my bedroom tomorrow. All the paint is cut in and ready for rolling. They will be done with all the flooring tomorrow and I'll be able to start moving stuff in it! Yay!!!! I'm so excited. I'll check in tomorrow.

I'm happy y'all are doing OK and still enjoying the cruise!!!
Comment by katcincinnati on September 22, 2010 at 8:42pm
Congratulations Carol. That is fabulous. I missed you and am very glad you are back now.
Gayle, it looks like everybody who fell overboard or jumped ship are back. Give Tom a hug for me since you have been keeping him very busy.
 

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