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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.

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LAP QUILT FOR MARY AGNES

Started by Cindy. Last reply by Agnes / NW Ontario Apr 27, 2018. 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:A few…Continue

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Comment by Gayle/La. on October 28, 2010 at 12:22pm
Froggie, I agree with Lynne that you should go ahead and buy 2 or even 3 totes so that you will have to buy extra kits to fill them up because we all know that any good quilters that has empty totes is not worth her salt.
Comment by Barbara S/IL on October 28, 2010 at 11:31am
Wow Lynne, sounds like you are truly into Christmas decorating. I'd love to have multiple trees but would end up doing all the decorating myself. Hoping this year the family will get into it at Thanksgiving. Either way, I'm gonna decorate whether they like it or not :-D.
Good luck with the house hunting, Trevi. Be sure you get a BIG craft and sewing room.
Who needs totes when we have boxes and bags and shelves and closets and drawers, etc.,etc.,etc....
Comment by Trevi in Texas on October 28, 2010 at 8:38am
My whole apartment complex is being renovated due to Hurricane Ike damage. We were supposed to temporarily move to another apt in the complex while our unit was re-done & then move back. Thought we had until Jan or Feb for the move. Found out it will happen B4 Christmas. We had decided to buy a house instead of staying here. Now time is critical. Don't know how long it will take to find & close on a house!
Comment by Lynne Wurzer on October 28, 2010 at 7:53am
Sandy I agree with Froggie! Put the challenges online so we can follow along too!
Froggie, buy 2 more totes and that way you can buy more kits that you have to make! I have a ton of things in baskets and on the shelves that I AM going to get to someday!
Barbara, we are going to Florida for Christmas with my family this year. DH asked if I was going to decorate for Christmas and I said Yes, WE were going to. He does not like having to haul everything in from the shed, but I love decorating for Christmas too much. I am worse than a kid in a candy store! I have stuff in every room of the house and I have some type of tree in the rooms. My kids groan when they come for Thanksgiving dinner because you can hardly get through the garage and into the house. But they love it when it's done. I have one box that is all the different things they made throughout the years and one tree is decorated with all those ornaments. It brings back a lot of memories from when they were little and someday they will get them back to put on their own trees.
Comment by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) on October 28, 2010 at 7:28am
I was just looking at that pattern yesterday, Barbara. I love it. I love the fabrics they used.
Oh that would be fun, Sandy, put the challenges online so we can participater, too.
I'm glad you didn't get blown away, Kit. Those tornadoes are really fierce!
Trevi, where are ya moving to? I just don't remember. Did someone hide my ginko again?
CT has a bunch of kits on sale, I was browsing, there are lots that i would like to make, then I think of the tote crammed full of kits I really wanted to make too. What's a quilter to do? Buy another tote maybe!
~Hopppy quilting~
Comment by Barbara S/IL on October 28, 2010 at 5:43am
Thanks Elizabeth. I'm getting back into Christmas this year. Had a sabbatical last year as I spent it with my sis hundreds of miles from my home. Didn't decorate at all at home. Now I'm chomping at the bit to get the season started.
Comment by Judy/WA on October 28, 2010 at 5:40am
Love the table topper Barbara!
Comment by Elizabeth Phillips on October 28, 2010 at 5:21am
Hi Barbara,
Love your tree skirt. It makes me wish we still did Christmas. Since we downsized into a little condo, I gave all my Christmas decorations to my children for safekeeping. We had EVERYTHING - the village, the train on tracks around the tree, homemade decorations by the kids and me, quilted stockings for everyone, and a dorky old artificial tree. Now, we don't have room for even a table tree.
Comment by Gayle/La. on October 28, 2010 at 1:22am
Barbara, love the table topper, it is a cutie. I have that mag so I guess I just might have to mark that one also.
Comment by linda harriott/UK on October 27, 2010 at 11:19pm
Barbara that is so NICE.The illusion of hexagons really takes my fancy,I am busy with a hand pieced floating hexagon pattern but as the log diamonds are biggish I may have to jump this onto my to do list.I do not have a table but who cares eh?
 

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