UPCOMING EVENTS

March Meeting: 3/18/17

Grace Lutheran Chruch

3149 Waverly Street

Palo Alto, CA 94306

1pm - 5pm

March Sew Day: 3/4/17

Grace Lutheran Church

3149 Waverly Street

Palo Alto, CA 94306

10am -4pm

Latest Activity

kelly o replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Unwrinkling Soft and Stable
"Ha! I was typing out my "use the dryer" idea, and then looked down and saw Bonnie had already said that! lol You could try putting it in the dryer with a very damp/wet towel. Probably 30 minutes would be plenty on a normal setting...more…"
1 hour ago
Cheryl Strong replied to Pamela Schwartz's discussion AustenFest at San Mateo Public Library Saturday, March 25 (Needlework demos)
"I hope you have video of the dancing program..."
yesterday
Bonnie Thomas replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Unwrinkling Soft and Stable
"I'd contact customer service at Anniescatalog.com. I'm sure they've been asked about this before. Something to try is to spritz both sides with water and run it in the "fluff" cycle of your clothes dryer. Please post what…"
yesterday
Angela Obeso posted a discussion

Unwrinkling Soft and Stable

I'm looking for ideas on how to get wrinkles and creases out of Annie's Soft and Stable. I bought some online a while back and it's now got creases and "schmooshed" spots where they folded it to package and mail it. Any ideas?
yesterday
Anna Cadona replied to Pamela Schwartz's discussion AustenFest at San Mateo Public Library Saturday, March 25 (Needlework demos)
"Thank you for posting.  I love Jane Austen."
Friday
Pamela Schwartz posted a discussion

AustenFest at San Mateo Public Library Saturday, March 25 (Needlework demos)

San Mateo Public Library is hosting AustenFest this Saturday, March 25th from Noon-4pm55 W 3rd Ave San Mateo(They have free parking in the garage under the library)This event isn't technically a quilting event, but there are a few workshops involving needlework and fiber-art…See More
Friday
Pamela Schwartz replied to Pamela Schwartz's discussion Hexie Perplexity
"Thanks, Gerre! I did some yesterday and you can rest assured that they have 3/8 inch seams :)"
Friday
christina thorpe replied to amy macdonald's discussion Thanks for the good wishes!!
"Yes!  Hope you can be there!!  "
Friday
 

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Unwrinkling Soft and Stable 2 Replies

I'm looking for ideas on how to get wrinkles and creases out of Annie's Soft and Stable. I bought some online a while back and it's now got creases and "schmooshed" spots where they folded it to package and mail it. Any ideas?

Started by Angela Obeso in Quilty Questions and Tips. Last reply by kelly o 1 hour ago.

AustenFest at San Mateo Public Library Saturday, March 25 (Needlework demos) 2 Replies

San Mateo Public Library is hosting AustenFest this Saturday, March 25th from Noon-4pm…Continue

Started by Pamela Schwartz in Events. Last reply by Cheryl Strong yesterday.

Hexie Perplexity 7 Replies

I left the March meeting with some pre-cut fabric all jazzed to help make merit hexies because I knew I had some sample hexie papers stashed at home. When I finally found the little buggers they were way too small. What size hexies do I need and…Continue

Tags: Hexies, Merit

Started by Pamela Schwartz in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Pamela Schwartz on Friday.

Thanks for the good wishes!! 1 Reply

Thank you all so much for the cards of good wishes!! I feel so lucky to have found this group of wonderful people to share this fun hobby with. I couldn't imagine getting a nicer group of new friends!!I am hoping to be at the next sew day on April…Continue

Started by amy macdonald in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by christina thorpe on Friday.

I'm so glad we had this time together.... 18 Replies

Hi Everyone,As some of you know, my husband lost his job in February and we've decided to leave Silicon Valley. Even though my time with you as a guild member was way too short, I really enjoyed getting to know you, learn from you, laugh with you,…Continue

Started by Beth Pierson in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by amy macdonald on Thursday.

BAM Merit Hexies Tutorial: Part 1 HEXIE PAPER 1 Reply

Hi Everyone,I'm thrilled that BAM Merit Hexie Madness is underway.  Our year long project to earn Merit Hexies is fully under way and I couldn't be more pleased.At the last meeting I reached out for some help with making our Merit Hexies.  Since you…Continue

Tags: Paper, Hexie, Hexies, Merit, BAM

Started by Gerre Davis in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Bonnie Thomas on Thursday.

Sewing table for free

closed up the dimensions are 35"w x 20.5"d x 30"hI have to have…Continue

Started by Susan Lee in Marketplace on Thursday.

BAM Merit Hexies Tutorial: Part 2 FABRIC AND BASTING

Thanks for your excitement and willingness to help make Merit Hexies.  Here is Part 2 of our BAM Merit Hexies Tutorial.To see Part 1 please click on this link:…Continue

Tags: Paper, Hexie, Hexies, Merit, BAM

Started by Gerre Davis in General Discussion and Misc on Thursday.

Cat Beds 3 Replies

Just dropped off 6 cat beds at the SF SPCA - they were very appreciative.  Tried to pawn another cat off on us but we resisted - So Hard.Continue

Started by Michael Lawrence in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Jaye L on Thursday.

Quilt Fabrics and Scrapbooking Supplies Fundraiser - April 7th in Los Gatos 3 Replies

Sale of a large quilting and scrapbooking collection to help a woman who has ALS. This woman was once an avid quilter and scrapbooker but is no longer able to enjoy these hobbies and hopes to sell her large collection of supplies (unused) to help to…Continue

Started by Jennifer Sherer Janisch in Events. Last reply by Jennifer Sherer Janisch on Thursday.

 
 
 

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