Quilt Sayings for You from Stitching Cow

These sewing and quilt sayings have been compiled here just for you.
Enjoy using them in your sewing projects.

Sew on to success!

Constant use has not worn ragged, the fabric of their Friendship

My husband lets me buy all the fabric I can hide!

One yard of fabric, like one cookie, is never enough!

Blessed are the children of the piecemakers...For they shall inherit the quilts!

Friendship is like a bank account...You can't continue to draw on it without making deposits!

Friendship, like old quilts, stand the test of time!

Good friends are like quilts, they never lose their warmth.

A day patched with quilting seldom unravels.

Ask not what your fabric can do for you, but what you can do for your fabric.

She who dies with the most fabric wins.

Asking a quilter to mend is like asking Picasso to paint your garage.

Our lives are like quilts bits and pieces, joy and sorrow, stitched with love.

Quilts are like friends a great source of comfort.

My husband said if I were to buy any more fabric, he would leave me. I'm going to miss him!!

A quilt is something you make to keep someone you love ... WARM!

Anytime is stitchin' time.

LOST: Husband, dog and sewing machine. Reward offered for sewing machine

Touch these scissors and die!

Memories are stitched with love.

"Fabricologist Resource Centre"...that sounds more impressive than "fabric stash"

Good friends are like quilts, they never lose their warmth.

In the crazy quilt of life, I'm glad you're in my block of friends.

Quilters never cut corners

Click here for a free pattern, this one's on us

I don't need to get organized, I just need a bigger sewing (craft) room.

I love sewing & have plenty of material witnesses

I'm going to be more assertive!! if that's OK with you...I'm in therapy and Sewing is cheaper than a psychiatrist.

Never let a sewing machine know you're in a hurry.

Sewing and crafts fill my days not to mention the living room, bedroom and closets.

I'm in therapy and SEWING is cheaper than a psychiatrist.

I am a material girl. Wanna see my fabric stash.

I am a quilter and my house is in pieces.

I've spent most of my life making quilts.The rest I've just wasted.

My soul is fed with with needle and thread, my body with chocolate.

May your sorrows be patched and your joys quilted.

In the crazy quilt of life I'm glad you're in my block of friends.

Quilts are like friends - a great source of comfort.

Behind every sewer is a huge pile of fabric.

So many quilts, so little time.

Quilters affect eternity;they can never tell where their influence stops.


From my hands --- to your heart!

Buttons and patches and the cold wind blowing...the days pass quickly when I am sewing!

Love is the thread that binds us.

Friendships are sewn one stitch at a time.

A family stitched together with love, seldom unravels.

Blessed are the piecemakers! Blessed are the daughters of the piecemakers for they shall inherit the quilts.

Old seamstresses never go crazy, they just stay on pins and needles!!

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's off to sew we go!

My soul is fed with needle and thread.

Take your needle, my child, and work at your pattern; it will come out a rose by and by.
Life is like that-one stitch at a time taken patiently and the pattern will come out all
right like the embroidery. --Oliver Wendell Holmes

She watched and taught the girls that sang at their embroidery frames while the great silk
flowers grew from their needles. --Louis Jordan Miln The Feast of Lanterns

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt. --Henry J. Kaiser

Button, button - whose got the button? Buttons and patches and the cold wind blowing,
the days pass quickly when I am sewing.

The love of sewing is our common thread.

A family is a patchwork of LOVE.

Quilting with a friend, will keep you in stitches.

Quilters never grow old, they just go to pieces.

It's your lucky day, click here for a free pattern

I love sewing and have plenty of material witnesses.

You may admire my dust, but please don't write in it!

"I got a sewing machine for my husband! Good trade, huh?"

May your bobbin always be full!

We should have nothing in our houses, which we did not either know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.
--William Morris The Beauty of Life lecture, 1880

Some may wonder if hand sewing, with its seemingly endless stitches, has a real place in today's busy home.
Just as comfortable a place, we reply, as the rocking chair in the nursery. --Sarah Howard Stone

Make the process of sewing a pleasure for yourself, so that you hum and smile to yourself as you sew.
--Nancy Zieman The Busy Woman's Sewing Book

I cannot count my day complete 'til needle, thread and fabric meet.

Really I don't dislike to cook, but what you cook is eaten so quickly.
When you sew, you have something that will last to show for your efforts.
--Elizabeth Travis Johnson The Complete Book of Sewing for Children.

All my scattering moments are taken up with my needle. 1851 diary of Ellen Birdseye Wheaton

Embroidery is a very personal art, its charm lies in the individuality expressed by the worker.
W. G. Paulson Townsend 1899

We have to trust our own choice after all, and end with the simple belief that what pleases us is beautiful.
Indeed, no other rule is of any use to us, and if we do but honestly please ourselves, and make forms which
genuinely give us pleasure, we shall find ourselves credited with the power of designing beautiful things.
--Richard Hatton

It requires as much ingenuity to adapt a design as to invent one, and the needle worker who can adapt a
pattern from another source is half way along the road to being a successful designer.
--Ernest Thesiger Adventures in Embroidery 1941

It is a fallacy to think that original design can only be achieved after years of training.
--Constance Howard Inspiration of Embroidery 1966

Needlework is an outlet for the creative instinct.

" ...Methinks it is a token of healthy and
gentle characteristics, when women of
high thoughts and accomplishments love
to sew, especially as they are never more
at home with their own hearts than while
so occupied." ----- Hawthorne's "Marble Faun".

Really, all you need to become a good knitter are wool, needles, hands, and slightly below-average intelligence.
Of course, superior intelligence, such as yours and mine, is an advantage. ~Elizabeth Zimmerman

Our lives are like quilts - bits and pieces, joy and sorrow, stitched with love.

Those who sleep under a quilt, sleep under a blanket of love.

Quilters know all the angles.

Click here for a free pattern, this one's on us

Grandma quilts have love in every stitch.

A bed without a quilt is like a sky without stars.

Quilt 'til you wilt.

Needlework is a way to capture Love, Beauty, Peace & Time...

"Success is often a series of failures that you didn't allow to stop you!"

Embroidery is the art of enriching a fabric with stitchery.

There are only a handful of basic stitches which are the Adams and Eves of all the others...stem,
satin, chain, cross, back, weaving, and filling--upon which untold variations have been built.
--Erica Wilson

Embroidery has a natural affinity for flowers. It can also, of course, represent nothing at all.
--Chris Rankin, Splendid Silk Ribbon Embroidery, 1996

Embroidery has continually played an integral part in the history of man and woman.
It not only signified certain status and wealth through the ages but it has also given
countless hours of satisfaction to those who could create something of beauty with a needle and thread.
Margaret Pierce

Embroidery, like every other art or sport, for that matter needs to be understood to be enjoyed.
Mary Thomas

I got a sewing machine for my husband! Good trade, huh?

When I learned to sew, I forgot how to cook.

When life throws you scraps, make a quilt.

Any day spent sewing, is a good day.

A quilt will warm your body and comfort your soul.

My husband is a human pincushion.

My granddaughter came to spend a few weeks with me, and I decided to teach her to sew.
After I had gone through a lengthy explanation of how to thread the machine, she stepped back,
put her hands on her hips, and said in disbelief,
"You mean you can do all that, but you can't play my Game Boy?" ~Author Unknown

Sewing: A creative mess is better than tidy idleness.