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Greetings all by maryd
So glad to be home after 3 weeks with my daughter. It was great to be there when my granddaughter was born and share in the first 2 weeks of her life. I came home with 3 quilt tops in progress and fabric for a quilt for the grandson due in Jan. First I have to finish the quilt for the one due...
October 28th 05 03:22 PM
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triangles, dratted things by Estelle Gallagher
How about using the HST method.This is where you mark a diagonal line with a pencil through a square which is cut bigger to allow for seam allowance.ie: for a 4 1/2" square you will need to cut the 2 squares 4 7/8th "Put this right sides together with the 2nd colour square and sew a 1/4 " seam...
October 28th 05 03:05 PM
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ATTN: Anne R. in CA by Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.
The email addy I have for you just bounced- I have mail going out to you Friday morning with the smaller item in it. Please include it in your plans??? Thanks! Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.
October 28th 05 02:51 PM
by Anne in CA Go to last post
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IQF-Houston Todays Highlights! by Tina
WOW, Wow, and WOW I spent most of the day speechless. If anyone thought I was addicted to quilting this past year - they ain't seen nothin yet! Now, I will become an obsessive/compulsive quilter! I have posted a few of my favorites from today (and will try to post each day) The Astros game...
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October 28th 05 11:47 AM
by Tina Go to last post
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this newsgroup by Julia Altshuler
I don't know when I've cried so hard as I did when I read my email last night. I'm probably just being too sensitive with everything that's going on in my life right now. You don't know me so I'll explain something: I am not sarcastic and rude. I am not a mushroom who belongs in a dark place...
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October 28th 05 07:40 AM
by DrQuilter Go to last post
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OT - I'm in! by Queen of Squishies
Apparently the combined efforts of this group have prevailed again! I don't know who fixed it, their server or mine, we called them both. I have no idea when it was fixed, they don't tell you. But when I tried it this morning, it zipped off just fine! So the Hug list is back in business. Happy...
October 28th 05 06:59 AM
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OT Congrats - to all fans by Cheryl in Oz
A friend over there just messaged to tell me the good news - well it was good news for him! I don't even know who the "white sox" are. LOL But if you're a fan - my heartiest congratulations. My friend explained at great length that this a REALLY big deal to you! He kept emphasising something...
October 28th 05 06:25 AM
by Listpig Go to last post
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Paper Piecing Demo - what would you want to see or know? by Kate G.
I'm doing a paper piecing demo at our next guild meeting. I've done paper piecing for a number of projects and I feel comfortable doing it... but maybe you all could help me out also. For those who do paper piece... 1) Any favorite tips or tricks you are glad you learned along the way 2) You...
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October 28th 05 04:45 AM
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triangles, dratted things by Anne in CA
shhh -- secret method --- sew the bias seams together *before* cutting, tee hee hee I learned this in a beginner quilting class but have read it many places since. Cut two squares, each 7/8 inches bigger than the *finished* size you want to end up with; draw a diagonal line corner to corner on...
October 28th 05 12:16 AM
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Directory query by Janner
When is the next directory due, I seem to have missed them lately. Janner
October 27th 05 11:56 PM
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triangles, dratted things by Kate Dicey
Martha wrote: I am piecing my first quilt that uses triangles to make squares, and already I am thinking how much better mannered squares are! How do I get the triangles not to stretch, move in seam allowance, or otherwise fuss at me when I try to sew them into squares? Would a ...
October 27th 05 11:41 PM
by Kate Dicey Go to last post
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Another Quilt Comes Home by Sharon Harper
Earlier this year it was my Nanna's quilt that came home with me. It was the first Round Robin I'd participated in and I was so thrilled with it. I'd put a wide border on it with PP cornerstones and it looked just swish. I knew Nan would love it so I gave it to her when I saw her last year. ...
October 27th 05 09:49 PM
by Sharon Harper Go to last post
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Houston winner! by KJ
http://www.quilts.org/IQA/f%2005%20IQA%20winners/ Don't worry! These were all posted BY the HOUSTON SHOW!!!! :-) No wonder Tina was gaga! I don't know why I bother buying fabric and thread sometimes These are fabulous! Enjoy! -- Kathyl remove "nospam" before mchsi
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October 27th 05 09:37 PM
by Donna Go to last post
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Happy Dance: new pic to see by Kraterfields
I finished my first, but definitely not my last, ghost layers quilt. I love this design technique and the foolproof transparancy effects. Click my URL below to come see. It's the first quilt. -- susan kraterfield see my quilts: http://members.cox.net/kratersge/
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October 27th 05 09:32 PM
by Donna Go to last post
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Spelling OT by Mary in Washington
Thought I would put this on since there was a thread about spelling a while back. It is really interesting. Only smart people can read this.... Olny srmat poelpe can. I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a...
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October 27th 05 07:39 PM
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OT Mail Call 10/27 by Tricia
Hi All, Mom woke me up this morning with a phone call to let me know to send a big Thank you! to Jim and Wanda who sent her a Mickey and Minnie card from Disneyland! Mucho gracias! Tricia ====
October 27th 05 06:51 PM
by Tricia Go to last post
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More Houston show eye candy by KJ
http://www.quilts.com/ Click on the Ruby Slippers to see various exhibits. Wow.
October 27th 05 05:57 PM
by KJ Go to last post
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Quilting book by C & S
Someone posted information on a quilting book they recently purchased with a garden theme, which also included recipes. I can't seem to find the thread that provides me with the author and title. I'd like to check it out. It sounded interesting. Thanks -- Carole Champlain,...
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October 27th 05 05:28 PM
by Bonnie NJ Go to last post
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October BOM by Quilterin
Finally! I just made it over the finish line with those two blocks before October ended and the directions for the November blocks arrive in our mailbox. I was gone nearly every weekend in October so I had hardly any time to sew. The pieced block turned out to be complicated (why oh why did...
October 27th 05 03:37 PM
by Debra Go to last post
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OT from a tattletale by Polly Esther
This is so precious and I just have to share it with you. A sister quilter of ours (who just happens to live on the Mississippi coast) bragged to me today that she has a herd of "Texas cowboys" cleaning up and removing Hurricane Katrina debris for her. Naturally, I will be discreet and not tell...
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October 27th 05 03:30 PM
by SNIGDIBBLY Go to last post
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