Proquiltination – the art of putting off till tomorrow anything and everything except quilting
Quilting fills my days – not to mention the bedrooms and cupboards
Quilt – anything that has layers and has been made by you
When life throws you scraps, make a quilt
Old quilters don’t die – they just go to pieces
One quilting project, like one cookie, is never enough
My grand daughter came to spend a few weeks with me. I decided to teach her to sew and began by showing her how to thread the sewing machine. She looked at me in wonder: ‘You can do all that but you can’t set the timer on the TV?’
A messy house is a sign of a happy quilter
A tidy house is the sign of a broken sewing machine
Happiness is a full bobbin
I’m a material girl – want to see my fabric collection?
HSY – haven’t started yet
PIM – project in mind
WIP – work in progress
WISP – work in slow progress
You know you’re a quilter if there’s more fabric in the house than food.
I’m a fabric accumulation expert
May all your ups and downs in life be with a needle and thread
FART – fabric acquisition road trip
You know you’re a quilter when your ironing board is always set up but you never iron clothes.
You can’t buy happiness but you can buy fabric.
If I quilt fast enough, does that count as aerobic exercise?
Blessed are the children of the piecemakers, for they shall inherit the quilts
My husband said that if I bought any more fabric he would leave me – I’ll miss him!
I’m not easily distracted, I ………. Hey look – fabric!
Asking a quilter to hem your skirt is like asking Picasso to paint your bathroom.
Dear fabric store worker: Stop asking me what I’m going to make with this fabric – I’ve run out of different ways of saying that it will go in my fabric stash.
Sure – bring the family over. My wife’s working on a quilt, so bring your own food and dishes. Oh and a folding table if you have one.
If you stick your tongue out while quilting, your quilting accuracy improves by 100%.
I don’t need to get organised, I just need a bigger sewing room.
Fabric is so addictive that it should be a controlled substance.
To quilt or not to quilt – what a silly question!
All of your questions about life after death will be answered if you touch my fabric stash.
When life gives you scraps, make quilts.
WOMBAT – waste of money, batting and time
RUF – really ugly fabric
You know you’re a quilter if you pet fabric.
No one expects a stamp collector to use his collection for mailing letters. No one expects a coin collector to use his collection to buy groceries. So why would you expect me to use my fabric collection to actually sew anything!!
PFC -professional fabric collector
NESTY – not even started yet
I cannot count a day complete, till needle thread and fabric meet.
A day patched with quilting seldom unravels.
STABLE – stash accumulation beyond life expectation
Creativity is intelligence having fun – Albert Einstein
Her needlework both plain and ornamental was excellent, and she might have put a sewing machine to shame – James Edward Austen-Leigh, about Jane Austen
A hearty bowl of a freshly made homespun quilt adds a pep to your step!
Falling in love with quilting is no laughing matter
A quilter never gets bored.
A quilter never speeds at the border, just slows down around the block.