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Siggy Swap Update 9/1 by AliceW
Ok, so I just got back from Newport, RI to 1137 postings - I was only gone 5 days! Geesh! I will catch up sometime today after I unpack my luggage and set up my new PC, not necessarily in that order. But, first, I did tally up the September Siggy Swap members and we have 18 so far. I would like...
September 1st 03 08:20 PM
by AliceW Go to last post
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New quilt by MerryStahel
I saw a little tablerunner I really liked, forget where, but it was while I was cruising the Net the other night looking for Bible blocks and flowers...anyway, it was so charming and I had a bunch of the squares already cut in my scrap pile - so I thought, why not? I sat down and started making...
September 1st 03 06:13 PM
by Sandy Foster Go to last post
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Happy dance by Jalynne
I finished the neighbor's quilt. It took a little while to put on the binding, because the last few days i've just not been feeling well, but I finished it last night, and I"m mostly happy with the way it came out. There are some mistakes in it, but there's even more love, so I won't worry about...
September 1st 03 06:09 PM
by Sandy Foster Go to last post
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Quilt Pro ? by Sandy Foster
In article , "..Mickie Swall.." wrote: I have EQ5 already, and love it, but I've been nebbing around the Qult Pro site and found a few desirable features that it has that Electric Quilt does not - one being the Rotary...
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September 1st 03 06:07 PM
by Sandy Foster Go to last post
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MQing -spacing by John Freese
I decided just to do a very simple diagonal MQ on my YBR. Sometimes I think (okay, I know) I get too caught up in how fancy or intricate to be. And I decided if the front is simple, go with a simple quilting. This twin size will be put on a couch in our sunroom, so whoever wants to go take a nap...
September 1st 03 04:58 PM
by judy in fort worth Go to last post
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Top done by Bonnie
Well, the top is together. I found out I had a few extra blocks, so I made two pillow shams. Which I will guilt until my frame is delivered and put together. -- Bonnie NJ
September 1st 03 04:35 PM
by LN \(remove NOSPAM\) Go to last post
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TJ Lane Thimbles by frood
Anybody else have a thimble from Tommie? http://thimbles2fit.com/_home.htm I bought my elephant thimble (it's a regular quilting thimble with elephants on it) from her when she was in Raleigh at the end of May. I also purchased a thimble ring, which she took back to her shop to size and...
September 1st 03 04:30 PM
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OT Joke about newsgroups (Long) by Elena
Q: How many Internet discussion group subscribers does it take to change a light bulb? A: 1,189 1 to change the light bulb and to post to the mail list that the light bulb has been changed. 14 to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs; and how the light bulb could have been changed...
September 1st 03 02:45 PM
by Elena Go to last post
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Machine help please by Vikki in WA State
Yep, it is "gopher guts" Top tension problem. http://www.sailrite.com/techtalk/sewing6.htm sez, "6. There are loops on the underside of the fabric. If there is a tangle on the bottom side of the fabric, there is not enough upper tension. More than likely the thread has not be pulled snugly...
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September 1st 03 02:38 PM
by Elena Go to last post
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amish quilt: need information on Lancaster by Giusy Di Bella
Hi all, I'm an italian quilter. I'm really interested in amish quilting style and some history information about quilting in Lancaster. I need to write an article on our newsletter and I need someone who is located near the amish farms, or has information about theyre living style, theyre quilt or...
September 1st 03 02:33 PM
by Clooniff Go to last post
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OT and not Quick checkin by Ginger in CA
Good morning all. I don't get too much chance to wander by our open door to the cyber-frame and peek in to see what-all is going on. Life is very busy right now. Let's see. In 3 weeks I am moving. Today I pay the last rent check of my life. Moving in with fiance and his 90 yo mom. We will be...
September 1st 03 01:53 PM
by Roberta Zollner Go to last post
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OT newsy news by Karlee in Kansas
Ok, I'm back, posting my update as promised. Keep two things in mind when reading this....1) I am nearly incapable of posting a short post so this will be long and 2) like everything else in life, reading or deleting this is a choice. That said, on with the update. Hmmmmmmm, where to start. I...
September 1st 03 07:17 AM
by melinda Go to last post
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Ky State Fair Pix by Joan8904
http://members.aol.com/Joan8904/index.html Four of those are mine. Buttons and Bows was a group quilt that I made with my Mom. I did the blocks and put it together; she did the silk ribbon embroidery. Sorry that the pictures aren't better. Didn't have enough time. joan joan o'reilly New 311...
September 1st 03 02:53 AM
by taria Go to last post
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I finally got one...not OT by Jalynne
I decided to take advantage of JoAnn's anniversary sale and got myself a portable Ott Lite. I love it. No more headaches when quilting, and it'll be sooooo good for me this winter, because I normally get slightly depressed in the winters. Yippeeee! Next, i'm gonna save up and get one of those...
September 1st 03 02:42 AM
by Diana Curtis Go to last post
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OT - Push (joke) by Sharon Harper
snort not entirely what I was expecting but gave me a good laugh at the start of a long day... -- Sharon From Melbourne Australia (Qof DU) http://www.geocities.com/shazrules/index.html Member of the Houston 2004 Party Animals "LN (remove NOSPAM)" wrote in...
August 31st 03 11:29 PM
by Sharon Harper Go to last post
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Fusible batting - Thanks by aluap
Wow, thanks everyone for your responses to my fusible batting question! I don't want to take up too much room, so I'll respond to all he IMS: I have an "extra" Sunbonnet Sue on a 12-inch block, so I think I will try the fusible for a pillow with that one before I attempt the quilt. Patti: ...
August 31st 03 10:32 PM
by Jalynne Go to last post
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Been having so much fun! by julia sidebottom
Did you miss me the last couple days??? I missed everyone here. Again a had a glitch in the computer but things are coming along in that department quite well. So the first thing I am doing is sending all a quick note to say "I'm back" But better yet, I spent the morning (getting away from the...
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August 31st 03 06:29 PM
by juliasb(nospam) Go to last post
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Fusible batting by aluap
Hi, Has anyone had any experience using fusible batting? I have finished a Sunbonnet Sue quilt top (lap/crib size) for my grandniece and am thinking of using the fusible. I'm new to quilting, and I've only made a few other quilts using regular batting and wonder if the fusible works...
August 31st 03 05:38 PM
by Neeej Go to last post
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OT - Time for a gentle push? by Johanna Gibson
My future landlady, Mary (elder sister of one of my supervisors at work) tripped over a pebble while walking on the beach near Inverness on Thursday and ended up breaking her ankle in 3 places. Because of the location, the ambulance couldn't get anywhere near here, and they couldn't winch her up...
August 31st 03 04:25 PM
by Sandy Foster Go to last post
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Judging quilts and bindings . . . . by Donna in Idaho
I recently helped judge the needlework (including quilts) at our county fair. My partner is the owner of one of our LQS's. First off, I was very disappointed since I know that there are some wonderful quilters in our area - not a one of them entered a quilt in the fair. No, I didn't look at the...
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August 31st 03 02:26 PM
by Patti Go to last post
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