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Old Time Quilting advice by Marcella Tracy Peek
I got a copy of a quilt book that was published in 1959. I was amused by some of the things written and thought you all might get a kick out of some of it. "Quilt making is a simple art and lends itself to many pleasant interludes - while listening to the radio, chatting with friends, or as a bit...
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September 2nd 03 01:32 PM
by Janet of Gar Go to last post
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Machine up and going again!!!! by Shelly
Thanks to everyone that gave me pointers on the problem with the wicked machine. I changed her bobbin and top thread and SHE changed her attitude! lol Thanks again and I'll have to remember this in the future when she starts acting up again. Shelly --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus...
September 2nd 03 12:37 PM
by CNYstitcher Go to last post
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Need Book Suggestion! by Mel Rimmer
In article , Pat in Virginia writes Here is a request to help spend someone else's money. That is always fun! What newly published quilting book, or durable quilting accessory or tool, would you recommend as a 'prize' for a quilter? Reward for a...
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September 2nd 03 11:50 AM
by Miriam \Mim\ Spencer Go to last post
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Happy Labor Day! by Polly Esther
Kellie wrote (in part) I'm going out to weed the garden in the rain... then going upstairs to quilt if the family will allow it! I hope you didn't weed the garden in the rain. I remember well(so does everybody) the day I decided I would plant tomatoes according to the day that the Farmer's...
September 2nd 03 04:59 AM
by Kellie J. Berger Go to last post
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Decorating w/ quilty stuff by Ellison
Howdy! I've asked y'all before if you decorate w/ your quilts, if your home says "A Quilter lives here!" (Well, does it? g) I'm always on the lookout for more quilty stuff, not too junky, not too cutesy, things that look quilt-related. Came across this line of products by Jim Shore recently and...
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September 2nd 03 04:10 AM
by DebsPrintOnIt Go to last post
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OT - To Martha in In by Donna in Idaho
Are you there or have you floated down the river? - even though it seems to me you were on pretty high ground. I just saw on the Weather Channel that Indianapolis has had over 7 inches of rain today and it's still raining, and Terre Haute 5 inches. Hope everything is ok with all of you in Indiana...
September 2nd 03 03:31 AM
by Martha in IN Go to last post
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Partly OT but I'm back by Mika
Well, we went to court on Monday and it was a disaster. We are still reeling from the total injustice of it all. BM lied and whined and got snotty on the witness stand. She and her attorney put SD16 on the stand to testify against her father and were gonna do the same to SD13 but our attorney...
September 2nd 03 12:32 AM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
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OT Birth Announcement by Karlee in Kansas
Ok, we are home now from the hospital, so I'll post about her arrival. Its long (as usual) so be prepared. Thursday at around 1ish, I started having some pretty serious contractions. I kept an eye on the time, and when they hit 2 minutes(4pm), and painful, I ordered the boys to pack the car. I...
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September 2nd 03 12:25 AM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
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Attn Kevin! Attention Ramada Gals! (Happy Dance) by Roberta Zollner
I love it, Sandy! And this reminds me, since we've been talking about Houston 2004, let's give Kevin a mission (should he choose to accept it): Find an inexpensive place where ALL of us can stay. We could take over that Ramada! And Kevin can reserve 20-30 rooms or so, find out if they need...
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September 1st 03 09:34 PM
by Don/Gen Go to last post
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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
by Sud2rlg2 Go to last post
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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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