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My king size quilt that I made in 7 days!

Added by Joanna liguz on February 1, 2018 at 11:27am — 6 Comments

king size in 7 days

Hello everyone....What a great year it has been already!

Well guess what? 

I made a card trick, King size top: in seven DAYS...Yes that's right 7 days!  With DH cutting and my sewing, he cooked and cleaned up and all I did was sew...it was finished with approx. 6-7 hours sewing time and I finished it. You can ask Irene Gallway she saw it on facebook.!

It is on my phone so I need to get it off of there and on to here so you can see it.

I am so excited it is…


Added by Joanna liguz on January 16, 2018 at 5:49pm — 9 Comments

Hello quilters.!

Hello friends,,, !

Hope everyone is doing well...

Right now I am looking for some "Hobbs Premium batting" 80cotton\20polyester.

I can't seem to find it anywhere,! I had some when I moved down here from Connecticut,,Now I am running out...!!!

We were ordering it from Hobbs themselves,,,Now I can't get it,! no one has any..not even in the warehouse...

So what to do...That's the only batting I use esp. for making fabric bowls and little…


Added by Joanna liguz on November 9, 2017 at 12:36pm — 5 Comments

Merry Christmas to all.........

Merry Christmas to all our family of quilters and people who sew...We are keeping a low profile and will continue to spread our Christmas cheer right here in North Carolina at home.

We wish you all a very Happy Healthy New Year..and I hope you get all you UFO's done...or at least somewhat finished. And start some great quilts that will…


Added by Joanna liguz on December 24, 2016 at 5:14pm — 4 Comments

What wonderful people work here at Connecting threads~!!!

Hi everyone,,,

Just wanted you to know how much this "Connecting Threads" made my day.

I was short a full color of yardage in a pkg. of a quilt that I was given for my birthday. So I e-mailed Connecting threads and told them of the situation...

I just received my fabric so I can finish my quilt that came from them...Wow what wonderful people.!

They go out of their way to make sure we have our fabric so we can finish our quilt..I am on my way to making this…


Added by Joanna liguz on December 13, 2016 at 1:54pm — 4 Comments

Threads from fabric

Ok here is my dilemma...When I cut my fabric...I then start to put 2 pieces together,,,then when you add another piece....I have noticed,,,,,( for quite some time now this has been happening)

That the fabric has threads everywhere,,like it's unraveling....I get good quality fabircs....or even if I do go to Jo-Ann's Fabrics...It still unravels...and it's aggravating...So…


Added by Joanna liguz on December 6, 2016 at 4:33pm — 4 Comments

Our 42 anniversary

We have been married for 42 yrs today.!  Life is Good.! We are celebrating it in Tennessee at Pigeon Forge. 

Not sure how we got here, in years,,,but it has been a lot of work and a lot of fun...!

We sure are blessed, and we are better now…


Added by Joanna liguz on October 5, 2016 at 7:37pm — 9 Comments

Feed Sacks,,,

Hello Everyone,,,

Good to have the summer sunshine once again,,it has been raining her for about 2 weeks..veggies are up and the summer is about to begin...

so I have a question: I was asked to make a quilt while I was at our local Farmers market,,by one of the vendors,,and he mentioned that he wanted it made out of  FEED SACKS,,,

What are Feed sacks..????

I really hope they are not the grain bags I use to use as a child in my dad's barn it is really loose fabric…


Added by Joanna liguz on May 14, 2016 at 5:31am — 10 Comments

Baby Jackson pictures,,,and family

Hello Everyone,

I posted new pictures on my page if any of you need to see the brand new baby we just got- fresh out of the showroom floor...

Jackson Marcus...He almost wasn't able to be here in this world,,And we almost didn't have our daughter either,,but they all pulled thru, but here he is in all his splendor. He is SO CUTE! and soft, and light, and…


Added by Joanna liguz on December 3, 2015 at 1:29pm — 4 Comments

Jackson Marcus...Baby born! 11-7 15

Okay... So most of you know when a baby is going to be born,,there may be trouble,,,so we all pray when we are not able to be of help.

Our DD went to the hospital - Her water broke,,Friday night,,,11-6-15....she was in there at 8:30 at night,,so we were told, and I started to pray knowing we can't be there...Just something I do. So...we get a text the next morning at 6:30 AM,,(thinking we were grandparents) - NOT!!!!  SO....Okay.... She has been pusing for quite a while and she was…


Added by Joanna liguz on November 9, 2015 at 5:45pm — 8 Comments

Baby anytime now..

Hello everyone...Hope your all doing well and sewing up for the winter that is coming soon,,and from what I hear it's going to be a real snowy one at that.!

On the bright side of life:

 Our DD Alicia, and SIL Justin, will be expecting their first child any day now,,the baby has dropped and is in position. It will be our 3rd grandchild and we will be flying up to see the all of our children and grandchildren + the new baby,,the week of Thanksgiving...! YAY!!!!

I actually…


Added by Joanna liguz on November 5, 2015 at 7:56am — 4 Comments

all pictures

OKAY,,what did I do that I cannot see anyone's pictures,,nor my own for that matter,,I think I loaded "Fire fox" and now I can't see anyone pictures..Please help.! I'm still no good at this computer thing..but I am learning.!

Added by Joanna liguz on October 9, 2015 at 1:22pm — 5 Comments

The BABY is a BOY !

WE found out that the child is a boy.Our DD and SIL are expecting their first baby. and they found out yesterday what He was.

He had all his parts and they were measuring on how big his lungs were,,,how large his head is..etc,,and everything is right on schedule...Well we said...God is making another miracle once again...He just amazes us every day. They are so excited that everything is going according to plan...

We are very excited -  so of course I bought a few little one…


Added by Joanna liguz on June 25, 2015 at 6:30am — 8 Comments

Making a 16 1/2" block

Good Morning Ladies,

I am wondering how does one go about figuring out how to make a 16-1/2 quilt block? I am trying to make a Ohio Star block and I am not good at trying to make bigger blocks. I went on line and they all give you 12" blocks so that does me no good. When I first started quilting, I make 16" blocks, but I can't seem to find them any more. Either that or they don't exist. I want to teach my girls about different block sizes that they can make and try different sizes.…


Added by Joanna liguz on March 6, 2015 at 5:52am — 15 Comments

Our new grand Son

Hello Quilters,! Just wanted you all to know that my DIL went to the hospital today to have the baby. C-section. Alexander John Liguz 9lbs. 4oz. 21" long

Mom and baby are doing well. so is Daddy,,,They are so happy.!  So are we...



Added by Joanna liguz on October 17, 2014 at 4:19pm — 12 Comments

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