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Quilting can refer either to the process of creating a quilt or to the sewing of two or more layers of material together to make a thicker padded material. "Quilting" as the process of creating a quilt uses "quilting" as the joining of layers as one of its steps, often along with designing, piecing, appliqué, binding and other steps ...more
“ Piecing a quilt is like living the gospel. You start out with pieces of cloth - whatever old pieces you have. That's the destiny part. It's what you start with, what you have given to you in life. Then you take all those pieces and make the design you want to have. You give them meaning and purpose. That's the free will. ... So when you make a quilt, remember what the pieces mean. ...more ”
“ I do NOT like patchwork,” said Anne dolefully, hunting out her workbasket and sitting down before a little heap of red and white diamonds with a sigh. “I think some kinds of sewing would be nice; but there’s no scope for imagination in patchwork. It’s just one little seam after another and you never seem to be getting anywhere. But of course I’d rather be Anne of Green Gables sewing patchwork than Anne of any other place with nothing to do but play. ”
[close] Each month we will post a piece of sewing-related fiction to read. There will be questions for you to comment on, online discussion and feedback. And there will be the bonus of a pattern for a free quilt block relating to the subject of the current read, designed by Kim and available on her blog: https://www.fibrechick.com Elaine and Kim will moderate the feedback and will delete spam, porn, offensive material and personal attacks. We reserve the right to remove any group member.
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Just a group of friends who love to read and to craft. A new work-in-progress. We do not meet in…more
[close] Just a group of friends who love to read and to craft. A new work-in-progress. We do not meet in real life (may never have met at all). A regular hodgepodge of interests.
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[close] What would you like to chat about or know? Author of A Healing Heart, Abingdon Press, contemporary romance. Topics are heart health, family, faith, life purpose, workaholism, speaking, and writing. Another book is Gems of Wisdom: For a Treasure-filled Life, Christian non-fiction, overcoming victimhood. I tend to be a night owl, but will pop in at odd times of the day in between coaching clients, writing, and speaking events.
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