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January 2013 Blog Posts (111)

Great site!

Found this wonderful site with all sorts of little sewing projects! Thought I'd share.

Added by Roz on January 31, 2013 at 4:39pm — 6 Comments

Back in the Saddle Again....

Well, I tried to harness and saddle my sewing chair yesterday while the energy level was good and the sun put a trance on that darn chair.  I'd forgotten how easily "unclogged" wheels roll around and my new chair is sure a slipper sucker.  I'd be willing to challenge you to a chair race now, before those wheels load up again with my wayward floor threads and then I'll be back in the slow rollers club once again. …


Added by Debbie Snyder/WA on January 31, 2013 at 8:44am — 18 Comments

International Quilt Study and Center Museum in Lincoln, NE


This is a very interesting website that you may want to take a minute to look at. Many of you know, that I made a memory quilt of my grandmother. It was the traveling wedding dress quilt...she was born and raised in Nebraska and lived her whole life there. The quilt has a lot of…


Added by Pam/NY on January 31, 2013 at 6:25am — 13 Comments


I am in need of 1/3 to 1/2 yard of each of the pictured fabrics from the 'Whirlwind Romance' collection from 2011. I need to make 4 more bargello strips to complete my quilt top. I will pay for the fabric and postage to get it to me. Thank you in advance for any help you can give me. Just leave me a note here or on my page and we'll get in touch.…


Added by Cindy on January 30, 2013 at 9:45pm — 4 Comments

When did popcorn become so expensive????

This winter, my BFFs have been going to the movies once a week in the afternoon. The theater offers a card that you get points for free stuff. So, after going for a month ( we're a little slow on the uptake), we decided we should join. We received a voucher for $2 off a SMALL bag of popcorn. While the others were filling out their cards, I asked the manager, does this really mean a free bag(how much could a small bag cost)? He said, no a small bag is $6...ARE you kidding me...The ticket to…


Added by Pam/NY on January 30, 2013 at 3:49am — 14 Comments

Delectable Mountains row for the Round Robin

The first row for the Round Robin I am hosting was posted. You are welcome to sew along!

The technique is super simple and will make up pretty quick. 

Of course Miss Daisy has to hang out…


Added by becky jorgensen on January 29, 2013 at 7:30am — 5 Comments

Hi everyone, hope you are well and don't catch any of the nasty flu that is going around. I lost 2 cousins last week from the flu, one was 79 and the other 85 and neither should have died from it but…

Hi everyone, hope you are well and don't catch any of the nasty flu that is going around. I lost 2 cousins last week from the flu, one was 79 and the other 85 and neither should have died from it but they did. It really scares me but I will just keep myself away from crowds and hope my daughter doesn't bring any nasty germs home from work. I just saw cousin Louis on Wed, we were all at a Wake for Dorothy and on Sat he died.


Still working on the quilt for my sweet GD, hope to…


Added by Dawn Newland on January 28, 2013 at 1:55pm — 7 Comments

QUILT San Francisco:The Evolution of an Art Form, March 9 & 10, 2013


Remember, ...When you come to San Francisco, wear flowers in your hair... well, we've matured and are still here. San Francisco Quilters Guild presents its 15th BIENNIAL QUILT SHOW and SALE -

EVENT: "QUILT San Francisco:The Evolution of an Art Form."

WHEN: Sat., March 9, 10 AM to 5 PM / Sun., March 10, 10 AM to 4 PM/

WHERE: The Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 - 8th St. at Brannan St.,San Francisco,…


Added by Jean Low on January 28, 2013 at 11:15am — No Comments

High Fiber—Films and Friends

Ellen has been working on a Christmas quilt. 
She's using a kit she picked up after Christmas last year when we went shopping at one of the Salt Lake City quilt shops. It's Bloom Creek's "Holidays at Home." She has the center block almost…

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 28, 2013 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

my heart said sew

Diapers and tiny burial bonnets that are going out to North Country Hospital in Newport Vermont via Teeny Tears http://teenytears.blogspot.com/ January 26th 2013


Home is Where…


Added by Elaine-mom-nana-wife'iepoo on January 28, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Quilt Retreat!!

I just came home a few hours ago from my first Quilt Retreat! I have to say, I didn't get much done as in completing a quilt. But I did have fun and met a lot of great people. Who I hope to continue to become better friends. Thank you Andi for inviting me to the retreat! I will definitely will be back next year!…


Added by Laura Watts on January 27, 2013 at 6:21pm — 8 Comments

Washing Batting

I was asked yesterday, if I ever pre-wash my batting. Never thought about it...but, I answered that I thought it might pull apart in areas. Then later, thought if you had allergies, would that be something you'd want to do. What are your thoughts?

Added by Pam/NY on January 27, 2013 at 9:31am — 12 Comments

Free patterns here on CT???

Is anyone else having trouble downloading free patterns on here? I never have before, but can't today! They all come up as "cfm" files, not "pdf" files, so all I get is script. Never has happened before. I have a Mac & my adobe reader is upgraded & all that. DH is a techy & checked everything, & still the same, cfm files? So wanted to let you at CT know, so hopefully, it can be fixed soon! Thanks in advance!


Added by Nancy/NC on January 26, 2013 at 10:56am — 10 Comments

2nd Annual Amish Country Retreat

June 19-22, 2013 at the Rural Thimble (located behind Miller's Dry Goods). Limit of 10 participants. There are 4 openings left. Go to www.theruralthimble.com to see the facility. $30. deposit due with registration, $184 due at check in. Contact Linda Koller for further information.

There is one opening left. If interested, please contact me asap.

There are now 2 openings available.…


Added by Linda Koller on January 25, 2013 at 5:00pm — 11 Comments

Debbie is out and DD was in

The hospital again.  I got a text message from her that she had made it a week and a day.  All I had to ask was which hospital was she in.  DD was on her way to her car last night and took a nasty fall.  She was in the hospital last night having contractions. Her report was that she was having 4 in 30 minutes time. She is fine. Baby Aiden is still in the oven so to speak.  She saw her doctors last week and they were going to change her blood thinners next week.  I'm thinking now would be a…


Added by Kathy/WA on January 25, 2013 at 10:10am — 5 Comments

Home Again...

Sorry I haven't posted in a while but haven't been feeling well, metally.  But, today I have to let you know I just got home from my last chemo treatment and looking forward to moving on.  My next step will be surgery in a month or so and then we celebrate.  I finally get to retired as the local lab monkey and pack away all those tubes and hanging bags.   I'll have a few rough days yet but then I hope to get into my sewing room.  I bet there are a gazillion cobwebs I'll have to fight thru…


Added by Debbie Snyder/WA on January 25, 2013 at 7:27am — 20 Comments

Web site for National Quilt Collection


This was very interesting to watch...enjoy!

Added by Pam/NY on January 25, 2013 at 5:50am — 9 Comments


I have a ton of UFOs but there is always something new and fresh that beckons to me...calling me to start something else. Is it the advertising that makes me want to start new projects? Or the beautiful new fabrics? Or the social aspect of taking a class with friends? I like to think part of it is that my creative juices are overflowing with ideas that need to be expressed and i have precious little time to do it all....so I begin something and begin something and begin something else.… Continue

Added by Roz on January 25, 2013 at 4:00am — 11 Comments

Cheep Talk Fabric Line

I'm not a blogger, but my friends at Connecting Threads sent me here. I'm looking for the focus fabric from a line called Cheep Talk that CT introduced 5-7 years ago. I've used it for baby quilts for 3 nieces and a 4th will be needing one soon. I have the coordinates, but not the focus fabric which is birds on a telephone line......colors beige, orange, teal, yellow. If anyone out there is willing to part with a yard or half a yard, that's all I need. Thank you, Jade

Added by Jade on January 24, 2013 at 8:14am — 7 Comments

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