Calico Cats

One Stitch At A Time

Another LJ Quilting Community
Posting Access:
All Members
Welcome to Calico Cats

We are a quilting community that is open to all degrees of experience. From the dreamer who wants to learn, to the 50 year veteran.

What you can find here:

  • Showing off of new projects

  • Asking for help on sewing machines, fabric, techniques, etc.

  • Sharing of great quilting websites

  • Weekly/Monthly Goals

  • Weekly Polls

  • Friday Five for quilters

  • Use of tags and memories

  • Great new friendships

  • Please make yourself at home, please share your quilting life and help out others discover theirs.

    We are a new community, so please introduce yourself and your experiences.

    Commonly used quilting terms:
    UFO's - unfinished objects (we all have them)
    BOM's - Block of the months, great way to get some structured quilting in monthly, without spending a ton of money or time
    FQ's - Fat quarters, a 1/4 yard of fabric cut in 18" x 22" verses a long skinny 9" x 45"