Quilting and Sewing Moms

A place where you can ask questions about your current projects and show off your finished projects! Sewing is a love of mine, it is a way to help keep me sane when my 2 kids are having especially rough days. lol! What is your current sanity project?

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New to sewing..

Im getting a sewing machine Saturday and im just wondering what all i should buy to get me started.I still dont know what my first project should be...any suggestions?

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hi

Hi I am Edy! I have a wonderful husband Bob I have 2 children under 3. Vincenzo is 2 and Edyta is 1. I have a 20 year old step daughter and she has blessed us with a grandson...

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brand spanking new

I just got my first book book on quilting and it a Lone Star pattern. Sure I start with this one or is there something easier? I use to crazy quilt but I would like some thing...

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Machine Quilter or Hand?

I am just wondering if most of you machine quilt? I am taking a class and our teacher only does machine quilting. Do any of you do both? And if you do how would you compare the...

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How do you make time to sew?

Hello ladies, I was just thinking that it would be nice if we could share some of our organization and time- saving tips that relate to sewing. For example, how you organize...

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Anyone out there a cross stitcher?

I am currently 5 months pregnant and working on my son's birth sampler, crib quilt, and bibs. I was wondering if there were any other stichers out there that can offer advice...

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Baby Shirt Pattern??

I am currently working on a birthday outfit for my daughter who is turning 1. I'm done the skirt and shoes and I am going to start the shirt soon. The only problem is that I can...

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quilts for other people

I have made some baby blankets for several people. I feel like it is just another gift to them. I spent alot of time and it doesn't seem like they even like it that much. I...

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NE1 make clothes for yourself?

Hi! i want to make a dress for myself but totally worried about the fit. Especially after spending so much time and energy working on it. Any tips? TIA!

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Lace Books

A friend of mine just recently gave me a couple of lace "books". He thinks they belonged to his grandmother but since they had been in his garage, he'd never seen them before....

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i finished my son's quilt!!!

i finished it in time to give it to him for christmas! i was so happy. after all it only took me 3 months when my daughter's took me 2 years to finish. sure im easily distracted...

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Is there any way?.......

to MAKE cloth diapers? I wanted to use them right off but my daughters hips were already to wide for the ones that u can buy, help!

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New to COM's

Hi all. I am new to COM's and am interested in meeting other stay at home moms who quilt. I've been quilting for some time. I like to make stuff and give it away. I also make up...

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Advice on hand sewing

Hi, Im wanting to learn how to handsew-dont have a machine :) .Does anyone know of any books or websites you could reccomend that would get me off on the right foot?? Thanks :D

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Fabric buying on line?

Has anyone bought fabric on line? What kind and what was your experience? What would you recommend I look for? Anywhere really good in the US? I am looking at buying for quilts...