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You asked for it.... by KI Graham
I've renovated the Gallery on my site. Stop by and take a look...your comments, questions are welcome: http://members.shaw.ca/kigraham/gallery.html is the direct link...or go through the "front door" http://members.shaw.ca/kigraham Sorry...no I can't give you direct URLs to each and every new...
October 25th 05 11:40 PM
by KittyG Go to last post
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Fabric calculators? by Paul & Suzie Beckwith
I know that out there in cyberland there are websites that can help calculate yardage for quilts, but can anyone here do better maths than me?! My friend Debbie (yes, the one who fell off the ladder but is now doing really well, she gave the crutches back to the hospital a few weeks ago and is...
October 25th 05 11:08 PM
by Mary in Rock Island IL Go to last post
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OT - does anyone watch..... by Queen of Squishies
Does anyone watch 7th Heaven? I teach on Monday nights and have been taping it. I've kind of been interested and following it by watching it on Tuesday afternoon during coffee break - which is now. But I just discovered there was some sort of malfunction last night and I didn't get it. Did...
October 25th 05 10:31 PM
by Kate G. Go to last post
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New Bernina Stitch Regulator by Cheryl in Oz
Has anyone seen or tried the new Bernina Stitch Regulator? Do you know what it's like? I have been considering a new machine and while I don't have a Bernina now (a confirmed Janome user to date) I would definitely consider a domestic machine with stitch regulation. Is there any other machine...
October 25th 05 10:30 PM
by the black rose Go to last post
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Mini Round Robin by shhdesigns
What a surprise I got tonight when I checked my mail. I had a package from Sue in Winnipeg with both Lizzy Taylor's and my mini round robins! What delightful tops they are, I can't wait to sandwich and start quilting on mine. Lizzy, I'll try and get my borders on quickly and get it for you for...
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October 25th 05 10:13 PM
by Cheryl in Oz Go to last post
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Signing off for a while by Susan Torrens
DH and I are into the final packing stage. I have several quilt projects packed, as well as fabric for the two quilts I'll be teaching this winter. I have also brought along a bunch of almost finished items, so hopefully I'll have lots done by spring. Still packing my sewing/quilting gear, then a...
October 25th 05 08:59 PM
by Bonnie Patterson Go to last post
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Quilt Labels by Anne in CA
I *try* to remember to put it on before the quilting (if it is machine quilted) but often forget :-( so just blind stitch it -- like needle turn applique sort of -- by hand. Preferably before giving it away. But sometimes I forget until after it is gone. If hand quilting, it goes on after the...
October 25th 05 08:13 PM
by Anne in CA Go to last post
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Quilt Labels by Phyllis Nilsson
Thank you for posting that. Now I don't feel alone. Jan wrote: Those of you who do quilt labels.... do you put it on after the quilting? If so is it just whip stitched on?? Or do you sew it on to the backing before quilting????? Sad to say.... but in 12+ years of quilting... I have never...
October 25th 05 06:59 PM
by Phyllis Nilsson Go to last post
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Paper Piece Pineapple thing by Tricia
Okay, my mind is bouncing around ideas again (always seems to happen, I think about one thing, see something else, and the mind goes raring away that way and never lights on something too long) but anyway ... I picked up Alex Anderson's Paperpiecing book from the library. I'm inspired by the...
October 25th 05 05:53 PM
by Tricia Go to last post
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Frenzy by Kerensa
Was doing a sewing frenzy all day with one of my yahoo quilt groups. Had a lot of fun. Learned to make a quilted insulated waterbottle carrier (which works really well I must say lol 12 hours and I still have ice in my waterbottle lol), made a bunch of embroidery blocks to make into a wallhanging...
October 25th 05 05:44 PM
by Kerensa Go to last post
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Talking about quilty goals by Tina
I posted on Morag's thread about my goal to learn how to do those Log Cabins and all its variations.... but part of the reason I came to this conclusion, that I want to learn how to do that, is that in looking at some of the really awesome quilts at the Festival, I have realized that they really...
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October 25th 05 05:30 PM
by C & S Go to last post
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Batting - Dream Wool by Marcella Peek
In article , Jan wrote: Has anyone tried Quilters Dream wool batting called Dream Wool? I know I love their cotton battings. It says it can be laundered and has minimal shrinkage. Any tried...
October 25th 05 04:49 PM
by Marcella Peek Go to last post
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I truly need your advice. by Phyllis Nilsson
I went to another garage sale this weekend. I bought six Crack 'N Peel Plus boxes of fabric on the first day, and went back and got the rest during her last hour of the sale today (17 more boxes and 12 gallon-size ZipLock bags. There was so much I have no idea how many yards I bought. I just know...
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October 25th 05 04:36 PM
by Phyllis Nilsson Go to last post
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Batting - Dream Wool by Georg
Jan wrote: Has anyone tried Quilters Dream wool batting called Dream Wool? I know I love their cotton battings. It says it can be laundered and has minimal shrinkage. Any tried it?? Jan Yes, but not in a traditional quilt that I have washed. It needles really nicely. I used it in my...
October 25th 05 03:35 PM
by Georg Go to last post
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Batting - Dream Wool by Judie in Penfield NY
I haven't tried this brand, but I've used Matilda's Own wool batting and highly recommend it. It was very easy to pre-wash, no special method, just throw it in the washer and dryer. It's really warm and quilted beautifully. I got it at King's Men Quilting Supply, they shipped very quickly and...
October 25th 05 02:59 PM
by Judie in Penfield NY Go to last post
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OT - ohmygoodnessthankyou!!! by Queen of Squishies
I just wanted to let you all know that my son's baby is just fine, and it's a boy! Thank you, all of you, for all the prayers that headed our way over the week-end. They worked. : ) Karen, Queen of Squishies -- ************************** Sail on, silver girl - sail on by. Your time has come to...
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October 25th 05 01:14 PM
by Queen of Squishies Go to last post
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new member here by S
Hi, I just found this group. I started quilting about 4 years ago. I have some health issues and there are a lot of days when all I can do is look at my fabric (I do have a lovely stash :) ). But I am anxious to learn more. I love applique, am learning machine embroidery -- including stippling as...
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October 25th 05 04:33 AM
by Mary in Washington Go to last post
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OT Mail Call 10/24 -- Half way point reached! by Tricia
Hello! Mom just called and left me the following the message: Two postcards today, 1 from Paulette in WV, 1 from Mary in VT. Both cards are beautiful and THANK YOU! Also, this now makes her collection at 25 states (and an overseas card with beautiful Koalas and a hug for this "noisy bird"...
October 24th 05 11:33 PM
by MB Go to last post
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simply quilts episode HELP! by Kate G.
I remember seeing an episode of Simply Quilts where they talk about making circles for applique (like grapes and berries). I think (if I remember correctly) that they used some kind of little plastic washers -- does anybody remember seeing this? Or has anybody seen anything like ready made flat...
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October 24th 05 09:18 PM
by Pat in Virginia Go to last post
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Hello All.. by Cheryl D
Hi my name is Cheryl. My MIL posts to this group and said I should join in. I believe she posts as MaryD, but I'm not sure. Anyways, I am new to quilting and loving it so far. As for my experience in quilting I don't have much. So far I have made a few sandwiched blankets, and a few easy pieced...
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October 24th 05 09:11 PM
by Pat in Virginia Go to last post
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