I know I promised a new blog with gadgets and all today but everytime I would go to start it the electricity would start blinking on and off. So I'm going to give it a try to tomorrow I promise! The weather here has been unbelievable! I'm going to close before I lose power again. See you ladies tomorrow!!
Added by Maria Carroll on March 12, 2012 at 4:54pm — No Comments
Hi My Dear friends,
It's been awhile since I've been able to post a blog. We have had alot going on the last 2 mos. Between all of us getting sick, taking the dogs to the vet for their check ups, and two deaths within a week of each other I've been kind of busy and down. But inbetween I've been able to get some quilting accomplished.
I'll be posting another blog either today (I hope) or tomorrow with new gadgets that I've found (some of you may already be using them), quilts…Continue
Some people say quilting is work.--I say Quilting is a Labor of love.
Some people say that quilting is for old ladies.-- I say I…Continue
Hi Ladies & Gents,
I am making a quilt that I want to add beads, sequines and more than likely use some embrodery thread to enhance the main part of my quilt. This is all new to me and I have NO idea what I'm doing or how to do it. I don't know if I add all that once the quilt is sandwiched and quilted or do I do it all before I quilt the top. Any and I mean any help would be much appreciated!! I do not want it like a crazy quilt. I just want to add to the finished…Continue
Yep it's been awhile since I wrote a blog. The months before Christmas were just crazy to say the least! But we got through them and had a wonderful Christmas, as I hope all of you did! As usual I have several new quilting tools, items, books and new techniques that I will be sharing my opinion of over the next couple of months. If you haven't noticed I just uploaded photos of my Quilting Studio. I still have fabric to put on bolts, oh that reminds me I need to have my DH make me more…Continue
I guess you can call this blog a continuation of my blog "Little things that I had forgotten and new ones I've learned". I'm not writing these thinking I know everything because I don't. I'm writing them because I love to help others and share what I've learned. I'm going to be brand naming some thread and tools and I…Continue
It's been awhile since I wrote a blog on QWS and figured it's about time I do. I've been quilting for many years and have taken many classes. I've also thought that I new everything and there wasn't a pattern out there that I couldn't make if I put my mind to it. Well over the last two months I've taken two quilt classes at the local quilt shop. The first one was a Beginner class (yes I said Beginner) and the second…Continue
I had to brag a little, hope you ladies don't mind. Alexa (my daughter) is trying out for Cenla Idol on July 30th. IF and that's a big IF (we're not getting our hopes up just yet) she wins Cenla Idol she will then go on to American Idol. This has been something she has talked about since American Idol became so famous. She said she's got to try or she'll never know and she needs to try before she signs on the dotted line to join the marines. So if you ladies could keep her in your thoughts…Continue
I've been working on this quilt for my daughter on and off for a couple of weeks and finally have it down to one last border to add then to sandwich and quilt it. At the moment I can't even think of the name of the pattern (which came out of a magazine) and am too lazy to get up and go see. lol But I've renamed the quilt to "Dance in the Stars". I thought that more appropriate because she…Continue
Here's the deal.. I've been eyeballing this machine for some months. Yes I've read the reviews and even though the bad out weigh the good, I broke down and purchased it. Yup I made sure I could return it if I wasn't satisfied with it. Last nite, I again read the reviews, tips, tricks and watched a couple of videos. Seems like it will take a little getting use to but with all new gadgets and gizmo's isn't that always the case? I haven't had time to sit and even take it out of the box but that…Continue
I've been quilting for many years. There have been times that I have walked away from quilting for months even years then all of a sudden the urge hits me and it's all I want to do. I may quilt for weeks, months or years, just depends on how long the bug stays. Over the years, I have taken many quilt classes and met lots of world renown teachers and many, many quilters. Quilters of all ages, race, size and religious backgrounds. Most were people that I will never forget for different…Continue
I have been working on a wallhanging that I designed inspired by a picture hanging in my livingroom. Am please with everything but the stems and would appreciate any comments and/or feedback! Are the stems too curved? Are they not curved enough? Are they too thin (1/4" bias stems), if so what width do I make them? Are they too long, too short? Any feedback welcomed! It just looks to me that…Continue