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  • Re: Passing Along the Love of Sewing

    I have been sewing as long as I can remember. I learned on a hand cranked Singer, on the dining room table. My mother made clothes, coats for 4 children, curtains and sliper covers. I can't remember the first things I sewed, but soft toys and clothes soon followed. I made clothes and toys for my children. I dressed the beds, the walls and even the
    Posted to Quiltmaking (Forum) by Mary K Hopkins on Wed, Dec 9 2009
  • Re: The backside of the quilt

    It wasn't so difficult. I had intended to do a bargello type front but when a had a number of blocks madw found it to busy to use with the front. So they moved to the bacvk along with the unused strips and pieces. I just kept adding until it was large enought. Mary
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Mary K Hopkins on Mon, Jun 8 2009
  • Front side of the backside of the Quilt

    Thanks so much for all the wonderful comments. I did post a picture of the front but it was in a different post. It was a rather large panel and my husband didn't want it cut. So I simply surrounded it with jungle strips and echo quilted some of the animals into the green. Its kind of hard to see detail in this photo so I quess that's a bit
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Mary K Hopkins on Sat, Jun 6 2009
  • The backside of the quilt

    This is my favourite
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Mary K Hopkins on Mon, Jun 1 2009
  • Helpful husbands

    I always used to get nervous when my husband got INTERESTED in my hobbies. He went with me one day to the fabric store and insisted I quilt this large jungle pattern. I did puzzle for a while and after changing directions a few times quilted the results below. However, check out the next post. Its the backside.
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Mary K Hopkins on Mon, Jun 1 2009
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