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  • Sugarloaf pattern

    I'm looking for an antique quilting pattern called Sugarloaf. It consists of one-pieced pyramid and one solid pyramid alternated. It was shown on Fons and Porter episode 1307 as a quilt that Liz had purchased. Any help on finding this pattern would be appreciated. bonnielee
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by bonnielee on Mon, Jun 18 2012
  • Repairing an old quilt

    I have a quilt that was passed down to me and was told it had a water stain on it so my aunt put it in the washer before she gave it to me hoping it would come out. I did not have the heart to scolled her for doing it. Well the stain came out alright and so did some of the hand stitches on this full...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Cheri on Tue, Nov 1 2011
  • great grandma's quilt tops

    My mother-in law has given me some quilt tops made by her mother. They have not been quilted. They were made some time ago, hand stitched using what looks like #10 embroidery thread. The fabric came from sacks chicken feed came in and pieces of old shirts and skirts. She would have made them in the 1940s...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Teresa J Boyles on Mon, Aug 29 2011
  • Antique Quilt

    I purchased this quilt at an estate auction for an old family friend. I have been unable to find out what the block is called. It is 3 blocks (18" ea) wide with a 3" strip between. If anyone has any idea what this quilt is called, I would love to know.
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Ann Sims on Wed, Apr 13 2011
  • Re: Grandmother's Garden

    Hi Gini, I just finished the last flower on the Grandmother's Garden quilt. I am connecting them to the main quilt today. I have a question about a facing, I have read that it may be the best way to bind the edge of this quilt to maintain the '30's feel, but I don't know how to do it...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Judy Lee on Wed, Jan 5 2011
  • Grandmother's Garden

    I am working on an antique Grandmother's Garden quilt, I had to add an entire row to make it a queen size for the own. I am getting ready to longarm quilt it but I wanted to find out if anyone had done a facing on one of the quilts in place of the traditional binding? The hexagon that were used were...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Judy Lee on Fri, Dec 31 2010
  • Applique Quilt Question

    Good evening all, I am wanting to work on an applique alphabet quilt for my son, however, I want the applique and fabric to have some meaning or interest to him, (I Spy/Memory quilt thing). So my question you recommend I purchase (gasp) all the fabric at once or can I just buy it here and there...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by megan.clinton on Tue, Dec 28 2010
  • Quilt pattern using antique handkerchiefs

    I have about 50-70 antique handkerchiefs/hankies that belonged to my Mother, Grandmother and Aunt and I would LOVE to make a quilt with them. I have seen a basic pattern for handkerchief quilts, but it required cutting the handkerchiefs - I COULD NEVER DO THAT! Any ideas/suggestions?
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by on Tue, Sep 29 2009
  • Re: Special time of year for sewing

    Hi Jo Ann, This is my first post. While I do quilt year round, I especially enjoy the fall. Here in the heart of Texas, fall arrives kind of late compared to other parts of the country, but as soon as it turns September, my thoughts naturally turn to the upcoming holidays, and I begin to get excited...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Angiebear on Sat, Sep 12 2009
  • Re: Antique quilt

    Althea, I have an idea, not a promise, since I am only part of the decision-making team, but... On Quilt Out Loud Mark & I are going to do an "Ask Mark & Jodie" segment for each episode. This is a great question for it. What we'd really, really like to do is get you on video asking...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Jodie Davis on Wed, Jun 17 2009
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