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Welcome quilters from the great state of Ohio. This is the place to share your stories and pictures and make new quilting friends!

Location: State of Ohio
Members: 77
Latest Activity: Feb 3

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just wondering

Started by Debra Miller. Last reply by Sherri Eley May 14, 2018. 3 Replies

I am new to Ohio Quilters. Just wondering why the blog posts are so old? (2011). Do you all not blog, and just comment?

Fat Quarter Birthday swap

Started by Penny Ackerman. Last reply by Penny Ackerman Jan 11, 2016. 145 Replies

We were talking about having a fat quarter swap for anyone interested in doing so. You give us your birthday and colors of fat quarters that you would like to receive. You would get a list of people…Continue

Burgoyne Surrounded

Started by Gwen/OH. Last reply by Carol Vickers/OH Sep 2, 2014. 122 Replies

For those who would be interested in making this top as a "challenge"- to keep each other encouraged, it would be fun to see our progress and do a "show 'n tell" as we go along. It will be easier to…Continue

Amish Country Quilt Shop Hop

Started by Rose Mary Grimm. Last reply by Sheila Craft Oct 29, 2013. 4 Replies

Are any of you buckeye quilters going to the Amish Country Quilt Shop Hop this weekend?Our quilters group, Quilters InC., from the church where I work will be going Thursday and staying TWO nights…Continue

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Comment by Janis B / OH on February 3, 2019 at 7:18am

Very pretty Sherri. I finished one of the four applique borders and started the second. Almost have all of the flowers done and then will start the tons of leaves. I stopped yesterday to read an advance copy of a book from one of my favorite historical authors. Will have company for lunch today and then back to my applique.

Comment by Sheila Craft on February 2, 2019 at 8:02pm

How cute that is, Sherri! A cuppa Valentines! 

Comment by Sherri Eley on February 2, 2019 at 2:34pm

Got hooked on mini quilts here lately .  Played around with this one yesterday.. And tarted another today.  But I still need to sandwich the last top and quilt that, so I shouldn't be making other projects until that is finished.   So little time and so many quilts to do....

Comment by Sheila Craft on February 1, 2019 at 7:15am

Perfect for either (imho) Sherri! LOL

Comment by Sherri Eley on February 1, 2019 at 6:28am

My reaction to the latest Trump Tweet OR my 55th anniversary today with the same man.  You be the judge.  

Comment by Sherri Eley on January 29, 2019 at 3:00pm

Hope you all stayed warm today.  I did not venture out.  And tomorrow is going to be worse.  The city cancelled garbage collection for tomorrow.  BRRRR.  So I spent the day at my sewing machine. Working on a blue and gray project.. I used string pieced sassing units, and had planned to use some 2 1/2 " 4 patch squares as the corner squares that were leader-ender blocks,  but I didn't like the look after sewing them in two sashing rows. So ripped them out and cut solid color squares. And while searching for the right fabric for those I ran across fabric I had forgotten I bought.   That is always a nice surprise.  

Comment by Janis B / OH on January 28, 2019 at 6:56am

Sheila, I couldn't picture your instructions in my mind. I was thinking that I'd have to mark six places on the circle and then stitch. I googled how to make hexies from circles and was amazed how simple it is. I guess you simply stitch them together the same way as if there was paper. I'll have to try your method and make something small because they seem like they would be much faster than using paper. Of course I will have to do that after my other projects. LOL.

Marianne, I haven't seen that block. There are a couple of blocks called arrow head.

Comment by Marianne on January 27, 2019 at 2:46pm

Hi girls, I have just finished my 6th block, it's called arrow head block, I got the pattern off crafts, has anyone done this block, it's looking nice, if now ran out of same material, so will look for something to compliment it.  I really would like two quilts for the 2 single beds in the guest room.

Comment by Joannequilts on January 27, 2019 at 12:19pm

You girls amaze me with all that you do.  Paper piecing ...I just can't imagine doing an entire quilt that way!  I tried it once---spent an entire day fooling around with it.  It was horrible!  Too much work for the results and I just think that plain old piecing is so much easier and even looks better! My hat is off to you all for doing it!  

Comment by Sheila Craft on January 27, 2019 at 9:06am

They usually end up as abt a 1 inch hexie. I can get 6 out of a 10 inch square  of fabric, too.


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