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Anybody know how to cut several 2 1/2 half square triangles? I have the Fons and Porter Half and Quarter Ruler. But, I just came across a tip in quilt magazine, for making multiple triangle-Squares, …

Anybody know how to cut several 2 1/2 half square triangles? I have the Fons and Porter Half and Quarter Ruler. But, I just came across a tip in quilt magazine, for making multiple triangle-Squares, but not the size Im using. Im so confused.........It takes 2 pieces right sides together and sewn down the middle and then cut.

 

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Added by MariC/PA on May 30, 2012 at 5:59pm — 5 Comments

Questions about Signature Quilt??????

I am considering making  a signature quilt for my daughters wedding. Can someone help me with some questions I have.

#1. Do the signature pieces get signed with permanent markers and left like that, or, do they get stitched over with floss?

#2. Is it best to get the signatures and then make the quilt with the signature pieces?

I know these may sound like dumb questions but Im really confused and want to do this quilt, as I think it would be really memorable for my…

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Added by MariC/PA on October 11, 2011 at 4:43pm — 8 Comments

Day 10 "Amish Friendship Bread"

Todays Day 10 for my Amish Friendship Bread....can't wait to bake.  I havent made this in years. I got the receipe and the starter, years ago, fom a friend. Neither one of us are amish.  : )

Delicious !

Added by MariC/PA on February 16, 2011 at 8:12am — 9 Comments

Any Idea's :)

I didnt know if anyone knows how to make a little flower or rose for a fleece hat, I made for my granddaughter. Its all done but I'd like to put a little flower on it....any ideas ??

Added by MariC/PA on February 15, 2011 at 6:51pm — 7 Comments

AHHHH, I'm Back !

Me and my Rotary cutter are back in business..I was a little timid when I picked it up. ;)) .As many of you know, Saturday, I snipped off a tip of my Left index finger. I'm really surprised that its healing so fast, but delighted !  :)

Its still a little tough typing, cause I still have it bandaged ! So please excuse any typing errors.....LOL

Hav a good night everyone, I have some cutting and sewing and quilting to do.

 

Added by MariC/PA on January 25, 2011 at 4:49pm — 8 Comments

Opps

Has anyone ever accidently cut themselves with the rotary cutter?

Added by MariC/PA on January 23, 2011 at 1:42pm — 24 Comments

Going out befor the next Snowstorm!

Its sunny and not snowing in PA, but it is freezing. It just went up 2 degrees...from 5 to 7 !!!!! :>)  

But, at least its not snowing, so I can go to my quilting class this afternoon.....YIPEE !!!! No kids, no husband, no phone............. Just chatting it up with  fellow quilters, sewing, and…

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Added by MariC/PA on January 22, 2011 at 8:12am — 5 Comments

Cold and windy in NEPA....but the sun is shinning !!!! Sunglasses and long underwear, gotta love it ! LOL Have a great day everybody !

Cold and windy in NEPA....but the sun is shinning !!!! Sunglasses and long underwear, gotta love it ! LOL

Have a great day everybody !

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Added by MariC/PA on January 13, 2011 at 8:06am — 2 Comments

Amaya & Klayre's Kindergarden Winter Concert !

Added by MariC/PA on January 12, 2011 at 6:03pm — 13 Comments

Winter Blues

Good morning everybody ! We're getting more snow tonite into tomorrow....I do like those days, because Im home now, with a 6month old, babysitting (3days a wk). My DGD's will prob be home as well from school. So It should be a fun day. \

I havent sewed since before Christmas, I just cant get myself motivated. Phew.... I have been crocheting. Thats still kinda new to me, but I do enjoy it. I have lots of quilting/sewing I could be doing, hopefully I'll get started soon.

This…

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Added by MariC/PA on January 11, 2011 at 7:44am — 5 Comments

Amaya is Home, Happy New Year !!!

My Granddaughter Amaya is home from her Hospital stay....Still recuperating, but, HOME ! PHew, that was really tough. But, they still have some doctoring in the future, but, we think we're in the clear.... God willing...

I want to Thank all my new friends for all the support and wonderful messages that kept me going in the past week, you were so wonderful, I dont know anyone face to face but, It was so great to read all your good wishes and advice and especially the…

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Added by MariC/PA on December 31, 2010 at 5:47pm — 13 Comments

Setback for Amaya !

Our little Amaya had a setback last nite, she started running a high fever. Dr. said its a very difficult virus strain to treat and that she will be in the hospital for some time and may need a procedure/surgery by a urologist. She has now developed a yeast infection because of the massive amounts of antiobiotics. : (

Its so hard to…

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Added by MariC/PA on December 30, 2010 at 8:15am — 11 Comments

Prayers for my Granddaughter

My Granddaughter has been ill for2 weeks and my daughter has been to the Drs. and Hospital several times. She started with a fever and very lathargic again last nite and my daughter took her to the Dr.. ...Her white blood cell count is 20,000....and she had a urinary infection which they now feel its a kidney infection. Shes had medication 3 times and shes throw up all 3..my daughters on her way to hosp. and they are admitting our little Amaya. PLEASE PRAY FOR HER AND HER MOM.....

Added by MariC/PA on December 28, 2010 at 2:31pm — 23 Comments

MERRY CHRISTMAS to all my new friends at QWU. Thank you all for all the helpful hints, suggestions, and great talks. Enjoy !

MERRY CHRISTMAS to all my new friends at QWU. Thank you all for all the helpful hints, suggestions, and great talks. Enjoy ! Continue

Added by MariC/PA on December 23, 2010 at 4:11pm — 2 Comments

Help , anyone know how not to get Knots on the back of projects your quilting by machine.? I use my Janome machine for lots of projects, and not matter what I do or how I start, I always get knots on…

Help , anyone know how not to get Knots on the back of projects your quilting by machine.? I use my Janome machine for lots of projects, and not matter what I do or how I start, I always get knots on the bottom of my project. i just fiinished connecting threads "Sweet and Sour" runner. Turned out really good, except for the bottom, more knots. I open to any suggestions. Thanks in advance. Continue

Added by MariC/PA on March 14, 2010 at 6:02pm — 6 Comments

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