Barbara Hughes
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  • Oshkosh, WI
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Barbara Hughes's Discussions

Competition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vickie Smith Dec 27, 2013. 1 Reply

Thank you to every one who voted at the "Iron Quilter Competition" You can see the results at the Missouri Star Quilt Company.  Out of the 28 finalists, I came out at number 17 and had 767 votes.…Continue

Missouri Star Quilt Competition Finalist

Started Dec 13, 2013 0 Replies

Voting address for finialists in the MSTQ competition…Continue

Directions to the Iron quilter finalists

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Hughes Dec 13, 2013. 2 Replies

Directions to (Iron Quilter II. Let the voting begin Granny Gab) She has the address on her site. Click of it. That takes you to the 458 quilts you already saw put your mouse over any quilt to make…Continue

 

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Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Beautiful, day lilies, Liz Love the towels, Wilma. So cute!!"
yesterday
Barbara Hughes commented on Riana Noyes's page 2020 PHD Challenge in the group UFOs
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"Wilma, both quilts are beautiful.  Combining two swaps into one quilt was genius. Liz, love the string pillow. Turned out  perfect. Linda You know this, but keep those eyes fixed on Jesus. "For He is GOOD and HIS MERCIES are…"
Wednesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Liz You choose your own price, no negotiating is done. Etsy takes their 15% for advertising and put the rest in your bank account. Once a month they take .20 cents for each item posted. They don't take anything else until an item is sold…"
Wednesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Thank you Kris and Gail, "
Wednesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Liz, Etsy does all the math for you and gives your returns the way you wish it to be done. I just got a bill for 1.00 for having 5 pillows on for the month of June. That;s .20 cents each. Still have not sold anything so hopefully things will…"
Wednesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Riana Noyes's page 2020 PHD Challenge in the group UFOs
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"Linda the baby quilt is adorable. Nice to see you on MQP I haven't seen you for a little while. I pray that your strengh will increase more and more. You are a joy and a blessing."
Wednesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Riana Noyes's page 2020 PHD Challenge in the group UFOs
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"Thanks for leading us Riana."
Wednesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Riana Noyes's page 2020 PHD Challenge in the group UFOs
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"My # 2 is not quite finished but nearing the shore."
Wednesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Forgot to say, I love you patriotic pineapple."
Tuesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Wilma, so far I have had only 8 people look at my sight in 29 days. Etsy is  loaded with pillows. But most of them are done with prints, stamped on, not to many with embroidery. I need to put more items on my sight to catch more people. And…"
Tuesday
Barbara Hughes commented on Riana Noyes's page 2020 PHD Challenge in the group UFOs
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Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"I told Ma not to tell you but she was so excited to help me out. So we  named that pillow-Ma!! Do you have a dog named Pa?? Or a dog named Kettle??"
Monday
Barbara Hughes commented on Riana Noyes's page 2020 PHD Challenge in the group UFOs
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"Chris, OR maybe I have it and don't know it yet!! LOL!!"
Monday
Barbara Hughes commented on Riana Noyes's page 2020 PHD Challenge in the group UFOs
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"Chris I wish I had that option on mine that would be cool to work with. Riana:That pleat was a smart idea and also looks terrific. Love the whole quilt."
Monday
Barbara Hughes commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Thank you, Liz, GInny Gail and Riana your words are much appreciated."
Saturday
Barbara Hughes commented on Riana Noyes's page 2020 PHD Challenge in the group UFOs
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"Thank you!! Every one for your kind words. I still need to smooth out some rough spots and finish three more. "
Saturday

Profile Information

Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
Some years ago I started a girls club at our church. I've had girls ages 5 - 16. Part of our work was teaching the girls to sew. I enjoyed it. We made pumpkins, scarecrows, dolls, stuffed kittys, aprons, PJs etc... I learned as I went. Taught the girls the parts of the sewing machine and it was so exciting to hear those machines humming. After 9 years of teaching,now I enjoy the creative process of quilting.
How many quilts have you made?
lost count
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
make and enjoy them
How long have you been a quilter?
about 7 years or more
What is your favorite quilting technique?
I like the whole process
Why do you quilt?
to keep my hands and mind busy, to enjoy creating something.
Do you have a website?
http://no

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At 8:03am on May 12, 2019, Riana Noyes said…

Ha ha, Barbara...just realized we weren't " friends" on here...how can that be? Anyways, hope to rectify that. Have you looked at your own page lately? ( l think your profile bio needs updating, lol)...you've come a LONG way since you joined :-))

At 11:40am on July 2, 2018, Riana Noyes said…

And no, Barbara, l left those seams alone...otherwise they won't look like one unit ( they are actually hst's as you thought.) Good luck with your quilt...looking forward to seeing a post of it finished.

At 11:34am on July 2, 2018, Riana Noyes said…

The finer the thread the better for sid, Barbara.It just dissappears. If not doing a lot of quilting ( generally), switch to regular thread for the rest. Since l do a fair amount of quilting, l use a good serger thread, like Maxilock,.. my machine loves polyester thread & #14 needle.Backtracking shows less with finer thread.

At 8:38am on June 28, 2018, Riana Noyes said…

Here's one of he carpenters' stars l uilted this winter, l chose a simple " bracket/ loop" for star center, and open meander in light bg, since it was so patterned nothing fancier would show.

At 8:34am on June 26, 2018, Riana Noyes said…

Barbara, here's a straight line suggestion( in other comment ), l figured on following the star inside the outline, then a small echo near middle ( that should not be diamond/square, it's  just too small to draw on). I see no reason why not to sid star, unless the seams are too thick at points( you'd likely be on light background). But you could forego that,( as in photo),and decide if quilt needs it after all else is done.The blue band may ontly need sid on outer edge.

At 8:20am on June 26, 2018, Riana Noyes said…

At 9:51pm on June 24, 2018, Riana Noyes said…

Barbara, if fmq isn't your thing, there's no reason why you can't use your walking foot. Do you visit pinterest? If so, search my name ( Riana Noyes) as member, then go to my walkingfoot quilting board. Lots of ideas for something more interesting than sid, but still simple enough not to cause headaches. I'll see if l can get a link on here for you.

BTW, about house sale in your dream...you likely remembered me mentioning that my youngest daughter has given up teaching after 15 yr., and is taking her final real estate exam in a few weeks,lol.

At 6:03pm on May 6, 2018, Chris Michelle said…

Thank you Barbara for your compliments on my quilts!

At 8:01pm on November 1, 2017, Sue Platz said…
Hi Barbara,,,how have you been? I am sure busy as ever,,, I may take a ride to Nancy’s Notions one of these days,,,wondering if you need to take a trip there anytime soon???? Maybe we can meet up and catch up at the same time!!! Hope you are good,,,
At 7:42am on September 19, 2017, Riana Noyes said…

Barbara, if you'd like a LOT of good info & advice on using the embroidery machine, there is a wonderful group on FB called " embroidery machine help". It covers all brands of machines, and even help with dowloading, digitizing, etc., but mainly, experienced users share their knowledge about stabilizers, products, and methods.

 
 
 

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