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June 2010 Blog Posts (286)

Finally finished

I made this 4 years ago and finally got it quilted and bound.

Added by Vicky Girten/MO on June 30, 2010 at 10:53pm — 17 Comments

Jean's Blog

Had sew many good intentions when I got up this morning but got busy catching up on the computer that I never got to any of them. Will have to get up early tomorrow morning as it is the day that my small quilt group Forever Friends meets here. We meet here every Thursday and I like to have my house and quilting studio presentable on that day. Have too many things laying out sew will have to clear them and put away to make room for the other quilters. We always have a great time so am looking…

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Added by Jean B on June 30, 2010 at 10:13pm — 4 Comments

close encounters of the ulgy kind

Ok for some of you it might not be a big deal, but for me there is nothing worse than a bee in the house. I freek out over them and run the other direction. I know bee's make honey and pollinate the flowers, the house is my territory, the outdoors is theirs. After getting home from work today, the other half insisted that I put my shoes on and follow. I did. Out to the side of the house. hanging under the eves was one of the largest hives I have scene in some time. Talk about getting the…

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Added by Kathy/WA on June 30, 2010 at 9:38pm — 9 Comments

Happy Canada Day !

Happy 143rd Birthday Canada !

Bonne fête Canada !

Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians !

Wear your red and white and enjoy all the festivities.

Here in Georgia,…

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Added by Gico/NS/CAN on June 30, 2010 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

What does DH stand for?

Hello Everyone, I am new to the whole blogging thing and I do not understand all the acronyms yet. I assume when you refer to your DH that it means your husband or significant other, but what does the D and H stand for? Maybe I am having a brain fart, but I cannot figure it out. -- Thanks :P

Added by Diane Charlebois on June 30, 2010 at 6:30pm — 9 Comments

HAPPY CANADA DAY.

Happy Canada Day to all you Canadians out there. May you have a fun filled Canada Day tomorrow.

Added by Ally Bryant on June 30, 2010 at 5:40pm — 7 Comments

Quilt show tags

Maryann in NY just asked me about tags (or badges) we used to have - you print them out and wear them to quilt shows to meet other QWU members. For some reason, the tags had disappeared, so I've just reinstated them.

Click here to find the free files. You an also find them under the Freebies tab, under Downloads.



So Maryann, my cousin… Continue

Added by Connecting Threads on June 30, 2010 at 4:11pm — 2 Comments

Vaction time!!!!!!!

Well we are finally officially on vacation LOL Tomorrow we leave for KC MO for a week and then to Nashville for a day and half before coming home. It will be so much fun. I have made a list of things to see in Nashville, since I have never visited just passed thru a couple of times.

I would like to also wish everyone who has a July birthday a "Happy Birthday" and I hope your day is special and you get…

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Added by cnshll on June 30, 2010 at 4:08pm — 5 Comments

Little Lambs Quilt Works

Does anyone remember or know what happened to a quilt pattern co. called LITTLE LAMBS QUILT WORKS? I made this appliqued "Farmer Boy & Sunbonnet Bunny" quilt top many years ago from their pattern, copyright 1980. They had a different way of doing applique that I found to be fun & easy with no iron on bond. They also had a pattern for a pretty Cats in Hats quilt, and a collection of doll quilt patterns. I think that…

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Added by Terry F on June 30, 2010 at 2:42pm — 11 Comments

Where's Chapter 19?

Yeah, I know. You have all been checking and patiently waiting for the next chapter. I have received the emails--and I thank you. No, no surgery complications, it's just that I ended up having some circumstances beyond my control and haven't been able to do it yet. Sorry. Just like you, the characters are all waiting---for me!

Please be patient and know that very soon it will be up and everything…

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Added by Rhonda Mossner on June 30, 2010 at 9:48am — 2 Comments

4 days to go...

Until i get to move!! Hubby has already been working at his new job for almost three weeks. The house is about packed up and ready to throw on a truck.

Added by Scissor Queen on June 30, 2010 at 9:32am — 9 Comments

Gifty Galore Grand Opening Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, Gifty Galore will open its doors to the 2010 Christmas Season! Stop by and see what our first quicky, gifty project will be! We will be featuring a new project every Monday that will be quick and easy for you to whip up for gift giving. If you're really feeling compelled, become a member and join in the fun with the rest of us!!! Our group is growing and I can tell you that you'll never meet a better bunch of quilters and sewers!

Added by Mari/WA on June 30, 2010 at 9:10am — 1 Comment

Looking for

I'm looking for a counted cross stitch pattern of a sunflower that will fit in a 3" round glass or acrylic frame.

Can anyone help me?

Added by Judith Cogswell on June 30, 2010 at 8:11am — 5 Comments

QWU visit

Had a wonderful visit from Pam/NY yesterday. I really enjoyed meeting her and hope to see her again sometime. I do feel bad that I didn't have anything on my frame for Pam to play on tho, next time I will! She is a wonderful and positive lady!

Added by Terry F on June 30, 2010 at 7:19am — 2 Comments

No sewing yet....

Oh my gosh.. I need to get sewing. I have been busy getting things organzied that have needed to be done for over a year... and getting the house cleaning bedding set up for 3 beds.. I have company coming for the 4th.



Any ideas on some fun 4th food.. I would love to so something RED WHITE & BLUE.. but any thing would help... I should go shopping soon lol... since our little town is already filling up with people.



I promise I will get to quilting talk soon. I think what… Continue

Added by Joy Gross on June 29, 2010 at 11:40pm — 15 Comments

Hi, my name is Paula and I am new to this site...

I thought maybe some of you might have forgotten me so thought I would introduce myself again. I mailed blocks to Carol for an exchange project and haven't touched a lick of quilting since. Homework homework and more homework. I am down to three more assignments and one test for my first two library science classes which end on the 5th but then turn around on the 8th and start the next two classes. The work isn't too hard just a lot of it and a lot of reading. Hopefully, the fall and spring…

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Added by Paula/TX on June 29, 2010 at 11:32pm — 11 Comments

Question for you ladies and gentlemen!

Just wondering what to charge to hand quilt a quees size quilt. It has already been pieced on the front an dback and layered together,, just needs quilting and the edges binded,, How much should I charge for this project,, would 100.00 be too much or not enough? I am no expert but I love to hand quilt and would like to make some extra money. Any and all comments will be appreciated and considered. God Bless you all. Joy in Georgia!

Added by Joy Burt on June 29, 2010 at 9:51pm — 17 Comments

Rust spot

Using fresh lemon juices; blot rusted area w/juices. Then cover area with a light coat of table salt.


Place item in sun light until area is dry (about 20 min). Bush of table salt and wash as normal.

Added by cameron stamos on June 29, 2010 at 9:29pm — 2 Comments

All the World's a Stage!

I haven't gotten a whole lot of sewing done these past few weeks nor much work done on the studio renovations. My time has been taken up with being in a play at the Alpena Civic Theatre based on old radio mysteries of the masters like Ellery Queen, Nero Wolfe and Agatha Christi. I play 2 parts in this play - Agatha and the future secretary of Hurcule Pioriot. Last night (Monday the 28th) we put on a performance for the developmentally challenged or "special needs" members of our community.…

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Added by Terri D. on June 29, 2010 at 8:12pm — 10 Comments

The wolves are now "home"



Friday DH and I went to Mt. Hood, Oregon to deliver the wolves quilt to our son CJ for his birthday. He has loved wolves since childhood and he LOVES his quilt. He is working at a church camp there again this summer (has done this for 10+ years now). I gave him instructions on the care of the quilt so hopefully it will hold up for a long time. We had such a great time with him. The…

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Added by B J Elder/WA on June 29, 2010 at 7:56pm — 16 Comments

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