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Added by Debra Symons on April 16, 2016 at 6:31pm — 8 Comments

Birthday swap with Mary R.

Hello everyone, I know its been awhile since I have been here. Many things going on in my life that have been keeping me away from quilting. But I am trying to get back into the swing of things. Like this birthday swap I am a member of, which I need to send my contribution to the March birthday in my group. problem is I cant seem to find the information: address and name of my March birthday girl. If you are reading this post and you are the lucky lady of march Birthday swap please private…


Added by Debra Symons on March 19, 2016 at 1:34am — No Comments

Accu quilt block designcontest

I recently submitted a block in this Accu quilt design contest and I need votes to win something. I am asking all my fellow quilterS here please go visit the site and vote . Only if you like my block thou. Thanks

Added by Debra Symons on May 2, 2014 at 10:36pm — No Comments

QWU family

I had never expected the supportiveness I have received since joining this site, there are no people here to put you down if your quilt isn't up to pare and this family of quilter's is always there to lend a hand when needed. I just wish I were as good as you all make me feel. My daughter's first quilt was a success and I am hoping I can do it justice with the quilting of it. She is so proud of her accomplishment, she is planning her next quilt (a baby rag quilt). I think if this one is as…


Added by Debra Symons on November 16, 2013 at 10:39am — 5 Comments

Teaching my daughter to quilt....

got my daughter quilting and this is her first quilt. I think she did a great job and only took her three days to complete the top. Mom will be quilting the quilt as that will be too much to throw at her right now.

Added by Debra Symons on November 13, 2013 at 9:49pm — 13 Comments

MY Wheels

As most of you know I purchased a new van a couple of months ago. Used and of course used always presents some problems. I had intended to use this vehicle for the upcoming PaDucah quilt show and just last Sunday my van decided to give me some problems. The water pump gave out as I was entering the highway and in the process took out the timing chain, which then took out my engine. So now I have to buy a new vehicle or get a new engine, timing chain, water pump and all that goes along with it.… Continue

Added by Debra Symons on April 14, 2011 at 2:27pm — 4 Comments

Pattern Design

Want your imput on this block design. Let me know what you think, all comments are welcome. Also wanting title name ideas as well. Thanks Debra.

Added by Debra Symons on February 27, 2011 at 2:00pm — 12 Comments

Civil War Blocks

Here are Three blocks completed for my swap. Hope you like.… Continue

Added by Debra Symons on February 16, 2011 at 8:13am — 2 Comments

Civil War blocks

My Civil War Blocks are coming along for swap. Hope you all who are participating are doing well also. Let me know how your doing so we can calulate who is or isn't participating. Still have openings available. Come see me at my page and group Civil War Swap. 

Thanks Debra


Added by Debra Symons on February 12, 2011 at 8:26pm — No Comments

Round Robin

Here is my block for the Round Robin we are doing in Holiday theme. Was really pleased with the outcome.

Added by Debra Symons on February 3, 2011 at 8:51pm — 6 Comments

Civil War block exchange

Just got back from purchasing my fabric for my Civil War block exchange. Busting at the seams to get started. Those of you who are still looking for a swap to join, I still have openings available. Just send me a note and we can add you now or even later after the start of Feb 1. We have six months to complete 30 nine inch blocks, so let's get quilting.

Added by Debra Symons on January 24, 2011 at 12:44pm — 4 Comments

Civil War Block Swap

Hey to all my fellow quilter's here. I am putting in an appeal for participants for my Block Swap made from Civil War fabrics. In need of 25 people to make this a success. And, from there I hope to start a BOM surprise  quilt. My idea is too give each participant directions for one block each month and by end of year have a quilt completed. But that is just formulating in my head now. Come join my group and get going. Thanks for all who have previously supported me. Debra

Added by Debra Symons on January 19, 2011 at 11:21am — 4 Comments

Batiks #4

Almost done making my blocks for this swap, then it is making the "Siggie" blocks to accompany them. Between this swap and my quilting tops, I find my day is always gone too  quickly. Not enough hours to finish one project let alone the half dozen I am immersed in.

Added by Debra Symons on January 16, 2011 at 12:51pm — No Comments


we're getting snow today, reports say of to 4" accummulation. An inch is to much for me. Have to say thou it gives me a reason to stay in my sewing mode. Get alot done, you know what I mean. Pinned up a quilt top yesterday and starting the quilting today. Snow is good for something.

Added by Debra Symons on January 11, 2011 at 6:16am — No Comments


Two days and I get myself a new van, can hardly wait. Been without wheels for so long and i am tired of walking and depending on others to go places.HooRah for me.

Added by Debra Symons on January 10, 2011 at 6:43pm — 4 Comments

Class was in.

Had a "Farmer's Wife Sampler," class this evening and my sister sneaked a sit-in. She was very impressed with the whole proceding and now wants to join. We have been doing this class for three months already so don''t know how she is going to finish the earlier blocks before the next meet, (if she is even allowed to join in so late.) Probably expects me to do them for her I bet.

Added by Debra Symons on January 4, 2011 at 9:34pm — 3 Comments

Block Exchange

I know there are many groups here already, but I started a group "Block Exchange" and I am looking forward to you all coming in on the fun. My first exchange is scheduled to begin Feb 1 in civil war fabrics. So if you like doing block swaps, come join my group and let's get started.

Added by Debra Symons on January 4, 2011 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

Waylay quilt

got the borders to add and some small errors to fix and ready to  quilt

Added by Debra Symons on January 3, 2011 at 7:42pm — 5 Comments

Waylayed by my sister.

I was all geared up to quilt today and was sitting at my quilt station when my sister called to insist I come help her cut and modify a quilt she found in a magazine. Would not take no for an answer, so I walked to her house spent my afternoon cutting fabric and really, really modifying that quilt design. All because she started to cut fabric before I got there and had it all screwed up. So I had to fix her screw up, she keeps this up I am going to quit helping her learn to quilt. She needs…


Added by Debra Symons on January 2, 2011 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

New Beginnings

Wishing all my fellow quilter's out there in quilt land the best of luck for the New Year. May all your quilts be made with love and given with pride. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Added by Debra Symons on January 1, 2011 at 11:21pm — 1 Comment

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