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Chickiebirdrose
Farmgirl in Training

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Rose Ann
Saint Cloud Minnesota
USA
10 Posts

Posted - Apr 26 2016 :  7:14:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by debtea2

i love quilts and wish i knew how to make one i tried a class but everyone
in it was a pro and finished everything in one weekend i was still cuting and matching
and we don't have a lot of classes for quilters here anyone know any books that are good for beginners i can sew and have a lot of ideas like a garden quilt with all the veggies
i live two hours from the amish country and i live to go there for the quilt
but i found one in idaho that i just fell in love with and wanted so bad but the woman who made it wasn't around and they could not sell it it was a rag quilt unbelievably beautiful.
thanks deborah

inch by inch we find our way
jersey farmgirl

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Chickiebirdrose
Farmgirl in Training

10 Posts

Rose Ann
Saint Cloud Minnesota
USA
10 Posts

Posted - Apr 26 2016 :  7:20:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Debtea2
I have been watching a lot of YouTube videos and have taught myself about quilting. Classes were hard because many people in them were more advanced than I was. The thing to remember about quilting is that it is an expression of you, and that whatever you create is a work of art! Little by little, just like your quilts, you will grow and flourish in your skill.
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13908 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13908 Posts

Posted - Apr 26 2016 :  8:12:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh how I luv seeing Barn Quilts....
There is a metal barn about 20miles down the mountain that has a "Flag" on the side...visable for motorists driving up the mountain.

>^..^<
Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

www.katmom4.blogspot.com & http://graciesvictorianrose.blogspot.com

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Christy925
True Blue Farmgirl

476 Posts

Christy
Midland Michigan
USA
476 Posts

Posted - Apr 27 2016 :  03:13:09 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very nice words of support Chickie!

I've been making quilts since I was a girl. My great aunt showed me how to use a quilting frame. For quite a few years I made tons of baby quilts, for my own babies and others. I made a quilt for everyone who got married. I'm sad I didn't take a photo of everything I've made. My skill used to be so much better than it is now. I've relaxed a bit as I've gotten older. I'm thankful to just finish something...and if its not quite perfect thats ok. I still love it, the receivers appreciate them and I'm still sewing. Keep working at it...be happy with your results...it's a lovely craft.

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Originally posted by Chickiebirdrose

Hi Debtea2
I have been watching a lot of YouTube videos and have taught myself about quilting. Classes were hard because many people in them were more advanced than I was. The thing to remember about quilting is that it is an expression of you, and that whatever you create is a work of art! Little by little, just like your quilts, you will grow and flourish in your skill.



Farmgirl Sister #2315
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3602 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3602 Posts

Posted - Aug 27 2018 :  2:27:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I love your barn quilts, Kem! We have a lot of them here in Iowa; but, I have never made one.

Alicia, I think that flower design is beautiful!

Farmgirl sister #3926

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the belief that something is more important than fear." Ambrose Red Moon
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debbieklann
Sharpshooter/Schoolmarm

362 Posts

Debbie
Madras OR
USA
362 Posts

Posted - May 28 2019 :  11:18:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My daughter made this barn quilt for me this past Christmas. I had wondered why she had asked me what my favorite quilt block was....
I decided to put it on the end of the old garage instead of our barn. This way, I can enjoy it everyday when I look out my kitchen window!

Debbie Klann
Farmgirl Sister #770
2018 Farmgirl of the Year

"Well behaved women seldom make history"....Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
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quiltee
True Blue Farmgirl

5580 Posts

Linda
Terrell TX
USA
5580 Posts

Posted - May 28 2019 :  12:59:57 PM  Show Profile  Send quiltee a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
That's a wonderful barn quilt, Debbie. I love barn quilts.


Farmgirl hugs,
Farmgirl #1919
Farm Girl of the Month August 2015 and April 2017
Linda O
Lone Oak, TX

"Women are Angels, and when someone breaks our wings, we simply continue to fly . . . on a broomstick - we're flexible, like that."

Edited by - quiltee on May 29 2019 08:04:24 AM
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windypines
True Blue Farmgirl

2970 Posts

Michele
Bruce Wisconsin
USA
2970 Posts

Posted - May 29 2019 :  03:49:22 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
beautiful i hope to make one this year.

Farming in WI

Michele
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13908 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13908 Posts

Posted - Jun 09 2019 :  9:05:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh My Stars! Debbie, how fabulous!

>^..^<
Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

www.katmom4.blogspot.com & http://graciesvictorianrose.blogspot.com

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Bear5
True Blue Farmgirl

13055 Posts


Louisiana/Texas
USA
13055 Posts

Posted - Dec 06 2019 :  12:55:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Absolutely beautiful, Debbie. I love seeing Garage door/Barn quilts.
Marly

"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had." Elisabeth Kurler-Ross
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TexasGran
True Blue Farmgirl

4075 Posts

Marilyn
Stephenville Texas
USA
4075 Posts

Posted - Feb 13 2020 :  6:30:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Debbie, I love your quilt block, that your daughter did for you. It is beautiful.

TexasGran
#6389
Let God's light shine through you every day.

Amazon Children's Books, look for my name:Marilyn Robinson Godfrey
Craftsy: patterns for farm stick animals under my name.
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Bonnie Ellis
True Blue Farmgirl

2473 Posts

Bonnie
Minneapolis Minnesota
USA
2473 Posts

Posted - Feb 27 2020 :  5:34:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
lucky you Debbie to have a talented daughter. I love that quilt block too. Looks nice up there.

grandmother and orphan farmgirl
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debbieklann
Sharpshooter/Schoolmarm

362 Posts

Debbie
Madras OR
USA
362 Posts

Posted - Feb 28 2020 :  2:51:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you! She did such a nice job...I'm really proud of her!

Debbie Klann
Farmgirl Sister #770
2018 Farmgirl of the Year

"Well behaved women seldom make history"....Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
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