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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


Started by Cindy. Last reply by Agnes / NW Ontario Apr 27. 98 Replies

Block size                12 1\2" unfinished to finish at 12" Pattern .                  Log CabinColors .                    Center 31\2" square jewel tone ( brights)                                 Logs cut at 2"                               …Continue

2017 Project list.

Started by Barbara S/IL. Last reply by Cindy Sep 5, 2017. 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

Organizer Box

Started by Mari. Last reply by Joanne Maner/TN Apr 19, 2017. 26 Replies

Rectangle Organizer Box:…Continue

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Comment by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) on July 3, 2009 at 8:02pm
How funny. 12 years of catholic school, then jewish college! You are well-rounded.
Carol-Welcome to the group. Don't leave the group, I bet you have lots of info to share. I bet it's at least as hot there as it is here, I am in OK, and it's been 100 for over a week. Yuck. I am ready to go back to winter for a few days.
I just finished some place mats for DD, I need to post them. She loves them. I told her I want to get her some cobalt blue wine glasses to go with them. They are blue roses. I used a book I got from CT. They were fun to make. I have to get a pic before she takes them back to MD on Monday.
Happy quilting!
Comment by Carol Lee Poulis (CP from Texas) on July 3, 2009 at 5:41pm
Thanks to all of you who answered my questions. When you are 65 you think you know everything, but leave it up to someone else to think of something to solve your problem and prove that you ain't so smart after all! Have a good 4th! Carol
Comment by Mari/WA on July 3, 2009 at 5:29pm
Oh, my, gosh, you are all soooo fun! Thank you Karen, Judy and Laraine for peeking in to answer questions!

Welcome Carol!
I'm glad you're here! Yes, you are correct on both points. Most projects are made from books in stock, however, there is one that is made from a free pattern on line. Most of the projects come from Pretty Little Presents though.

Karen, thanks so much for trying to get Diane's book issue taken care of! Wow, what a boss! You're awesome!

Linda, you have a great 4th also!!! You're right, I didn't act up in class and that's probably why I have a need to do it now!!!!! Ha, ha!

Gayle, believe me, we all want to be the keeper of books. Judy is always teasing us with the new books that come in!!!

~ your name bespeaks CATHOLIC! My Mom named me Marianne in honor of Jesus' Mom and her Mom, St. Anne! So, there ya go! I also had 12 years of Catholic education. It was good though. When I went back to college at 36 I didn't have any catch-up classes to take and I was on the dean's list or president's list every semester so I guess the nuns did a pretty good job, eh? Hope everyone has a great 4th!!!!
Comment by Diane Gunter/Canada on July 3, 2009 at 5:15pm
Why don't you check out your local library or join a quilt guild and maybe the members will have one of the books and be willing to share.
Comment by Connecting Threads on July 3, 2009 at 5:12pm
Hi Carol, you are correct, the patterns aren't included here.

However, this site is intended to give you ideas for quick and easy gifts, and there is no cost to join and no obligation to buy, so you don't have to drop out. You can get ideas here, then look through your own books and patterns, or search the web for free similar versions and get a jump start on the holidays!
Comment by Carol Lee Poulis (CP from Texas) on July 3, 2009 at 2:14pm
Hi Mari, I am new to this group and would like to clarify how I think it works. This site will not have the patterns for the projects on file, but will give us the names of the books they are in, so we can purchase them. Is this correct? If so, I may have to drop out as I am on a fixed income. Carol
Comment by MaryAgnes/NYC on July 3, 2009 at 12:16pm
Linda Bazemore: Anything you want to know about Catholic traditions as per the nuns, ask me. First I had grammar school with Sisters of Charity, then high school with Sisters of St. Joseph and finally college with the Sisters of St. Dominic. By the time I got to graduate school I'd decided enuff is enuff so I went to Yeshiva University, so ask me about Jewish traditions too.
Comment by Gayle/La. on July 3, 2009 at 11:34am
Karen, How kind of you to catch Diane's order and slip in her book. I can only imagine the savings on shipping for her.
Diane, I am glsd you took a little time off from making those cinnamon rolls to place that order. I haven't found the recipe for those aforementioned rolls on the pages or groups here.
Linda Bazemore, You sound like you are what my Mom called me, "Instigator", LOL I always told her it was fun to laugh than to cry.
Judy, I want to be the book keeper.
Comment by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) on July 3, 2009 at 10:57am
You are a sweetie. Adding Diane's book to her order.
I just don't know about Catholic traditions, and sometimes have a need to know new things. I am glad the nuns were nice to you, I just can't imagine you acting up in class! Not me for sure, I was the shy quiet girl in the corner. What happened to me??? Well, it looks like it's almost time to pick up DD at the airport.
Everyone have a safe and happy 4th!
Happy quilting!
Comment by Connecting Threads on July 3, 2009 at 7:50am
Diane, email me your order number and I'll see if we can catch it. Chances are it won't ship until Monday because of the holiday and we can try.

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