Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-26-2008, 04:45 PM   #1
Stonington
Turning the Heel
 
Stonington's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: n. sebago, me
Posts: 986
Thanks: 55
Thanked 43 Times in 38 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to Stonington
For those of you that quilt...
Good afternoon,
I have been looking for some moose/bear fabric for curtains... I came across this site: http://www.rushintailor.com/index.php?osCsid=898190dbd0f7869154ca1003d0dca35a. Have any of you ordered from them. I love their fabric.. but always hesitate ordering from a company that I am unfamiliar.. silly I know. Thank you,
anne
sebago me
__________________
On Needles:
Slouch Hat
On the Hook:
Crochet Christmas Ornaments
Reading:
"The Tombs" by Clive Cussler & Thomas Perry
Listening in the Car:
"White Doves at Morning" by James Lee Burke
Stonington is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 02-26-2008, 07:50 PM   #2
Quiltlady
Working the Gusset
 
Quiltlady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: New York
Posts: 1,063
Thanks: 10
Thanked 151 Times in 99 Posts
I lived there
I lived in Anchorage AK for 14 yrs. I did order on line from that store last year from where I live now. I got my order fast. It's a real place. I trust it. Good luck.
Quiltlady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 09:42 AM   #3
Stonington
Turning the Heel
 
Stonington's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: n. sebago, me
Posts: 986
Thanks: 55
Thanked 43 Times in 38 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to Stonington
Originally Posted by Quiltlady View Post
I lived in Anchorage AK for 14 yrs. I did order on line from that store last year from where I live now. I got my order fast. It's a real place. I trust it. Good luck.
Thank you so much! I am going there now (well not really going, although I would like to sometime)
anne
sebago me
__________________
On Needles:
Slouch Hat
On the Hook:
Crochet Christmas Ornaments
Reading:
"The Tombs" by Clive Cussler & Thomas Perry
Listening in the Car:
"White Doves at Morning" by James Lee Burke
Stonington is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 10:25 AM   #4
Stonington
Turning the Heel
 
Stonington's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: n. sebago, me
Posts: 986
Thanks: 55
Thanked 43 Times in 38 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to Stonington
Done, Yay! Now comes the stalking of the mailman.
anne
sebago me
__________________
On Needles:
Slouch Hat
On the Hook:
Crochet Christmas Ornaments
Reading:
"The Tombs" by Clive Cussler & Thomas Perry
Listening in the Car:
"White Doves at Morning" by James Lee Burke
Stonington is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 11:53 AM   #5
nonny2t
Instepping Out
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 2,735
Thanks: 387
Thanked 826 Times in 787 Posts
Do you ladies hand quilt or machine quilt? I have a friend who lives in Yorktown, VA and she quilts and says that at a quilt show last week she saw few examples of hand quilting. She hand quilts and says it has become kind of a dying art she thinks.
nonny2t is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 11:59 AM   #6
knittintexas
Ribbing the Cuff
 
knittintexas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Deep in the heart of Texas
Posts: 42
Thanks: 22
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
My mother is an avid quilter...I think I took up knitting to rebel against her
She does hand sew all of her quilts, with the exception of a few...I do have some of her quilts that she made for myself and my babies....i have noticed that with handmade quilts, they tend to hold up better...machine quilts tend to fluff up in weird areas sometimes....
Plus with hand sewned quilts you can sew really nice patterns onto the quilts....


yes, it is a dying art....you need alot of patience to hand sew...it takes a long time..my youngest is four months and she is just now finishing his quilt but well worth the wait.
knittintexas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 12:01 PM   #7
Stonington
Turning the Heel
 
Stonington's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: n. sebago, me
Posts: 986
Thanks: 55
Thanked 43 Times in 38 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to Stonington
Originally Posted by nonny2t View Post
Do you ladies hand quilt or machine quilt? I have a friend who lives in Yorktown, VA and she quilts and says that at a quilt show last week she saw few examples of hand quilting. She hand quilts and says it has become kind of a dying art she thinks.
Nonny, I agree with your friend - at the quilt shows that I have gone to recently machine quilting seems to be very popular. I myself love hand quilting. It is alot like knitting.. in that it is a very "peaceful" thing to do. Very relaxing..calming after a long day at work. I also like the look of handquilting better (MPO)

anne
sebago me
__________________
On Needles:
Slouch Hat
On the Hook:
Crochet Christmas Ornaments
Reading:
"The Tombs" by Clive Cussler & Thomas Perry
Listening in the Car:
"White Doves at Morning" by James Lee Burke
Stonington is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 12:16 PM   #8
Abbily
Instepping Out
 
Abbily's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 2,996
Thanks: 458
Thanked 1,603 Times in 1,120 Posts
I absolutely love the look of hand quilting.... but I machine quilt. Some day when I have more time on my hands, I would love to hand quilt.
__________________
Carey
Mommy to two wonderful girls

"I don't have to conform to the vagaries of time and space, I'm a loony!" -Campbell Bain (David Tennant) 'Takin' Over the Asylum'




OTN: Cabled Sweater, arm warmers, kids' clothes
Abbily is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 02:35 PM   #9
Sharly
Turning the Heel
 
Sharly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Alabama
Posts: 969
Thanks: 200
Thanked 120 Times in 119 Posts
Quilting is something I haven't actually tried. Are there any good sites to learn from? It was easy to find help on knitting on the internet - how about quilting?
__________________
Sharly
www.houseof9lives.wordpress.com
Sharly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 03:33 PM   #10
knittintexas
Ribbing the Cuff
 
knittintexas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Deep in the heart of Texas
Posts: 42
Thanks: 22
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
My mom did teach me to quilt growing up...I personally think it's harder to learn how to knit, or mabye that's just me..

If you can sew two pieces together and cross-stich...you got the basics. I don't know of any web-sites, I'll ask my mum. Best suggestion is to look for books. It's alot of trial and error too...Try to find any quilting or independent fabric stores in your area, that's usually where you'll find your quilters and they should have classes.

Sorry I'm not much of help. Good luck, it's a great and rewarding hobby.
knittintexas is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
knit quilt help Silentraven Pattern Central 8 04-14-2012 12:07 PM
Has anyone made a Rag Quilt? sue in canada The Lounge 4 01-27-2008 12:31 PM
knitted quilt? glucose101 How-to Questions 2 07-19-2007 01:19 AM
OT: Need to buy a Quilt bailsmom General Knitting 12 05-28-2007 11:07 AM
OT: Completed my quilt !!! ** Updated AGAIN :) Tonid1980 General Knitting 33 03-09-2007 12:46 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:44 AM.