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Whew completed a few things this weekend! Finished 8 large sized (32 week gestation) BOY sets of Teeny Tears diapers http://teenytears.blogspot.com/ with wee blankets, one cap with a coordinating ribbon and a tiny crocheted bonnet my mom made…


Added by Elaine-mom-nana-wife'iepoo on July 29, 2014 at 5:39am — No Comments

Quilt Show

The Pine Belt Quilters Quilt Show scheduled for October 3-5 in Hattiesburg, MS. It is always a great show and they have really good classes throughout the days of the show.  If anyone is in the area please stop by for the show.

Added by Janie Scoggin on July 28, 2014 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Gifty Galore Project #4 - Car Trash Bag

Ann-Bag2 Ann-CarBag

I posted the Gifty Galore Project #4 this morning on Notions. To read more about this handy project - the pattern source (free!), how to make it, and the changes I made to the pattern - click…


Added by Ann Johnson on July 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

High Fiber—A Look Back, Part I: Knitting

While I'm on vacation, I thought I would report on some knitting projects I've made over the years, before I started my blog. For example, this is the first sweater I made for Charlie (my DH). 

As long as I've known him, he's been an avid skier. (It's funny; he didn't look like this when I married him.…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 28, 2014 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

Fish fish and more fish...

Fish fish and more fish…..


He said he was coming for a visit, but he was really coming for the fishing!  DS (on the right) and his friend (on the left) caught their limit each day and when they had their possession limit for transporting back to Vancouver Island, I got to stock my freezer with sockeye salmon!  Yum! This picture is of their Chinook (Spring Salmon) catch. They were fishing in the Skeena River, the second largest river in B.C., famous for the fishing and of…


Added by Rebecca Sundberg on July 28, 2014 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

Baby quilt time

NO - not a new grandbaby for me (sigh), but this one will be for my niece.  She is due in September with a precious little boy. She had many difficulties in getting pregnant and so we are all so delighted that it finally happened and all is going great.  …


Added by B J Elder/WA on July 24, 2014 at 7:40am — 13 Comments


So what do you girls know about Sergers?  I am thinking about buying one but not knowing anything about them...why do you like them? what kind? and what kind not to buy...What would be the reason to buy one that I cannot do on my sewing machine,,,,,,and why would I buy another machine? Any help would be more than appreciated.

Added by Joanna liguz on July 23, 2014 at 6:22am — 12 Comments

a bit of sewing

Completed a few baby gifts that will be going out eventually…


Baby Boy C is due in November… I will be adding a handkerchief bonnet then calling this one done!  The quilt is flannel and Minky backed with cute forest creature flannel and machine quilted… flannel bib, burp and receiving blanket…


Added by Elaine-mom-nana-wife'iepoo on July 22, 2014 at 5:36am — 6 Comments

Ocean Breeze

New Blog Post…


Added by Tiffany Hayes on July 21, 2014 at 6:08pm — 10 Comments

High Fiber—Love and Generosity

Wow! What a week! I always have to start with a photo, so here's Kay's rug:

She based this on a photo she took while on a cruise with her late husband. He helped her with suggestions and was a major contributor to keeping her interested in the project. It has been languishing since he passed away, but…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 21, 2014 at 8:30am — 14 Comments

Our heat wave is over

Our heat wave is over and we’re back to overcast skies and moderate temperatures.  We even had what can only be described as a couple of torrential downpours. The woods were tinder dry and forest fires are an ever present worry when the weather is like that, so no one is complaining. But the weather change brought fierce winds.  Needless to say, my hanging baskets suffered considerable damage, and the rain pounded my carrots flat.  I checked this morning and they seem to have recovered…


Added by Rebecca Sundberg on July 21, 2014 at 7:00am — 9 Comments

Sewing Cabinet & Birthday

Well I just had 60th birthday on 17th it been a good birthday had some lovely flowers from my Grandchildren then from my daughter & son a Amazon Gift Voucher so i have ordered some quilting books plus got a book on the kindle & still have plenty left



Added by Janice Aitkens on July 21, 2014 at 6:59am — 15 Comments

Finished Weaver Fever quilt top!

I added the borders today (first time making mitered borders), and I'm really happy with the finished product.  I didn't get a very clear photo of the top, but I was in a hurry to sew the backing.  I will get a better picture when I take it out to get it ready to go to the LAQ!…


Added by Kristine in CA on July 19, 2014 at 7:56pm — 12 Comments


has anyone purchased the utopia backing? there are so many different cream and off white backgrounds. i wonder how far from white this one is? 

Added by Shannon, ON on July 19, 2014 at 4:20pm — 1 Comment


has anyone purchased the utopia backing? there are so many different cream and off white backgrounds. i wonder how far from white this one is? 

Added by Shannon, ON on July 19, 2014 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Missing a few inches

I am about half way thru my quilt as you go quilt. Looking at it I think I am missing about 3 inches on each side! I am piecing the top pieces onto the batting and back material and I don't think I have enough for my pieces to fit. AND I missed the middle! Drat! I measured so carefully and marked the middle but things are a little lopsided. Good grief Charlie Brown. I told my DH the next time I measure he is going to have to help me. Then I can blame him instead of me. Hee hee. Well I think…


Added by cinderella pisani on July 19, 2014 at 8:32am — 7 Comments

"Oh by the way, Mom"

I'm trying to post....again.  I'm having quite a time getting the picture and entry to go together!

I wanted to share the story about a quilt I finished a couple of days ago.  My son, Cory is out wildland firefighting.  The day before he left, he was telling me about his recent trip to Idaho with his buddy Kevin and Kevin's fiance, Ellie.  They were attending a wedding of another college friend, Alison.  Cory had a wedding gift quilt for Alison in tow.  He threw it in the…


Added by Sue S. / OR on July 18, 2014 at 10:01am — 13 Comments


Added by Sue S. / OR on July 18, 2014 at 9:50am — No Comments


    Just love QWU, a place to hang out talk about quilts, sewing machines, ideas, and our grandkids.  Also where we can share, let our hair down or tear it out among friends, right?  Oh, I'm so glad you agree.

    Because you are just not going to believe this!  We headed up to Idaho in early April.  This was to be the year we remodel the west end of the house.  I anticipated lots of dirt and dust flying around while things got torn down and put back together.  So no quilt projects…


Added by Joan on July 16, 2014 at 5:03pm — 9 Comments

Brotherly and Sisterly Love!

Here's my 6 year old grandson and 4 month old granddaughter.  I hope they're always this happy with each other.

Added by J.S. on July 16, 2014 at 4:38pm — 14 Comments

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