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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

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 Mari/WA on July 31, 2009 at 8:02am
Ladies ~ I lost my photo window above, temporarily. It'll be back up soon! That's what I get for "playing"!!!!
Comment by Mari/WA on July 31, 2009 at 7:11am
Diane ~ Wow, I bow to you!!! You are a Princess. What a BIG heart you have for all those children! No wonder you are such a good cook! So you give talks on how to Foster or maybe how to become a Foster parent? Oh, so interesting! That is so wonderful!

Linda ~ you know me too well already!!! Holy Cow! Yeah, I do have a lot of work projects going. Yeah, yeah, yeah the batiks and Civil Wars sound good together although I would use the batiks to support the Civil War. Ooooo, what an interesting juxtapositioning of styles and periods, hummmm. That could be beautiful! As Artie would say, "Very Interesting"! Ah, be your own COP Linda, you can do it! I would do it!!!! (I sound like an instigator) Can't wait to see that Flip-Flop quilt Linda!!!! You will love it too! Nope, not retiring - you're stuck with me!!!!

Mary ~ Oh, good! I'm glad your book arrived. We have all our projects ready to post starting tomorrow. They'll go up one at a time. I'm looking forward to August although I really love Apple Cider Road projects and I hope to have more of those to put up too! Good luck with your puppy Mary. Yeah, puppy might need some lov'in. Ouch! Poor guy!
Comment by ranchmom/OR on July 31, 2009 at 6:58am
Hey Good Morning everybody!!!! Diane, being a foster Parent must be really rewarding but hard at the same time. You must be a very special person to be able to give so much of yourself to others.

I am working on a table runner that I started a few months ago but it is going slow, I pressed seams yesterday and now need to sew the stips together but today I have to go to town (grocery shopping and school clothes shopping) and that is an all day trip around here. I'd better get busy before my husband comes in and wonders what I have been doing all morning.
Comment by MaryAgnes/NYC on July 31, 2009 at 6:13am
Diane: I hope you got a volume discount on all those mugs.

MyPretty Little Presents arrived yesterday along with FE Harvest collection. I just hope the puppy doesn't demand all my attention this weekend because I'll give it to him to make up for leaving him at the vet's this a.m. for his neutering. It'll make me feel better to at least start one project tonight before midnight when it becomes August already.
Comment by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) on July 31, 2009 at 5:17am
RanchMom, Congrats on your daughter's wedding! I bet she just glowed.
Diane, I was wondering what fostering was too, my mind is starting to think like Mari's. I didn't know you are a foster Mom. That is so cool. And you make all those wonderful goodies every week.
Mari, you crack me up. You can't work on your projects because you are working on work projects. Let me tell you this- I am SOOOOOO jealous of the type of 'work projects' that you get. Mine are nothing like yours. Where did I go wrong? I am going to get busy on the flip flop quilt really soon. What do you think about batiks and civil war fabrics mixed in a quilt? I think they look great, but I don't want the quilting police to come get me again. Do you think Sis will like the combination? She loves both types. And she is trying to break out of her 30's and country look mold. Well, I better go get ready for PT then work. I really should have scheduled PT after work not before. Oh well, I always do things backwards. Oh yeah, Mari, I am glad too that you aren't retiring. Plus I would have to be really jealous again.
Happy quilting!
Comment by Diane Gunter/Canada on July 31, 2009 at 4:51am
MARI only you would think of Cupcakes! I wrote FOSTERING not FROSTING!I am a Foster Parent for my 2 wonderful sons. Jordan is 19 and we got him when he was 6 months old and our other son is 16 and we got him when he was 4months old. We had 10 other babies in between.Both boys have severe cerebral palsy.

Just for the pleasure and thrill of meeting all of you I would gladly bake whatever your hearts desire.
Comment by Mari/WA on July 30, 2009 at 9:01pm
Oh, Diane, you are sooooo funny. I can just see those clerks at the $ Store belly aching over wrapping 30 mugs! (Gafaw to the extreme!!!) How funny they should complain over a CUSTOMER'S purchase! Wow! If you came to visit you would have to bake some of those goodies ya know!

Now I'm curious; a two hour presentation on Fostering? Children? Animals? Or, Frosting (cupcakes)????? Could it be a typo???? Help!!!!

Mary, I can't wait to see all those cozy mugs sitting in a row. I can't even get one project done!!!!! Yikes!!! Well, I have to this weekend. I have one due 7/1 for this site and its soooo cute!
Comment by Diane Gunter/Canada on July 30, 2009 at 7:26pm
Mari - only if I can come and VISIT!!!! The dollar store wasn't thrilled with me because they had to wrap each one individually and had no boxes. They let me take a cart to the car after I practically signed in blood that I would return it!

Judy I have been busy all day so haven't had a chance to finish one and take a picture. Today was market day so I baked 8 banana loaves and 8 lemon loaves. I also did a 2hr. presentation on Fostering. I am too pooped to even sew on a botton!

Mary NO i am not making up those numbers to make you feel bad. I wish! I promise to post them all when they are done. If you can you are all invited to visit, any time!!!
Comment by Mari/WA on July 30, 2009 at 9:30am
Mary ~ You're stuck with me for a while (actually, quite a while) longer! (Cackle!)

Diane ~ Why was the $ Store upset because you "made a purchase at their store"? Should we shop there less, or, just buy one thing at a time there? Humm...... (Tehee!) Oh, I'm a stinker I know. I'll behave. Hey Diane, are one of those 30 mugs with mug cozies for me?????? Oh, please - oh, please - o please!!!!
Comment by Mari/WA on July 30, 2009 at 9:21am
Oh, my, goodness! No, I'm not going anywhere. I will have more time in my sewing studio because I took on a BIG quilt project and I have to spend time there. (Yeah, I'm forced to be in my quilt studio! hee, hee) I would love to be forced to be there more often! Hummmm, maybe I need to take on these projects more often!!! Yeah, that's the ticket!
 

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