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Sad news by Bruce
After a long battle with COPD my dear wife Maureen passed away in her sleep at 1am on Wednesday 16 July. She had been bed-ridden for over a week and on Monday the doctor fitted a pump to deliver morphine and an anti-anxiety drug - much better than the twice-daily dose of oral morphine....
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July 29th 14 05:57 AM
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Have you ever wanted to give away all your needlework gear? by Kalmia
I am seriously thinking along those lines. My fingers are getting sore, and I really have no desire to do any projects. My walls are full and there is no one I want to make anything for. Should I wait a year, or just tote all my floss, Persian wool, crochet needles etc to the next local craft...
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July 18th 14 12:55 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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County fair wins by Joan Erickson
I've uploaded pics to rctnp of my wins at the county fair. They're at the very end of my album. Is anyone else having trouble with yahoo not showing all the pics in an album? I keep getting white boxes where pics are supposed to be. If I reload a few times I get more each time, but never...
July 15th 14 02:56 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Knitting a Patch by Monica Ferris
I know this isn't a knitting forum, but I'm hoping some of you can help me. My editor insisted I change the name of the next Betsy Devonshire book, which I was calling The Needle Case. After some toing and froing we came up with Darned If You Do. It's cute but now I have to add a scene where a...
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July 8th 14 06:07 AM
by Jane[_2_] Go to last post
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Guerilla knitters strike again by Bruce
Guerilla knitters strike at the library in Kirkwall (Orkney, UK). https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/10511367_10203801871343128_1762328010016703436_n.jpg -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
July 6th 14 08:11 PM
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Independence Day by NDJoan[_3_]
Happy 4th of July, everyone! I hope you all have a great time celebrating! And a belated Happy July 1st to our Canadian friends, too! Joan
July 5th 14 01:19 PM
by Cheryl Isaak Go to last post
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Someone's b-d! by Joan Erickson
Ha! I actually got this out ahead of time! It's PatP's b-d on Saturday. She was having 'puter problems and still hasn't figured out how to get back on the ng. If any of you have her email, you can send her a b-d wish. If you don't and want it, let me know and I'll send it to you. --
July 3rd 14 03:21 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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On Monday, June 23, 2014 3:22:50 PM UTC-4, Joan Erickson wrote: On 6/18/2014 4:10 PM, wrote: What is the easiest sort of needlework to learn? Is it knitting? Crochet? Embroidery? Tatting? What? Thanks to anyone who answers
July 1st 14 12:17 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Aberdeen bride knits her own wedding dress by Bruce
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-28038529. -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
June 30th 14 05:01 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Stores in Southern Illinois and St. Louis, MO area by Genie Morgan
Like the subject line says, I am looking for some good cross stitch and/or needlework stores in the southern Illinois, Fairview Heights Illinois, and St. Louis Missouri areas. Any help would be extremely appreciated! Thank you!
June 24th 14 04:52 AM
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Sharon in NB has just posted by Sha (N.B.)
On Monday, April 21, 2014 9:44:15 AM UTC-3, wrote: Some lovely pics of her work at rctnp - I should have made that, lovely work lol Thanks Sheena- keeps me out of trouble. :-)
June 23rd 14 08:54 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Utterly crackers by Bruce
Knitted wool is dangerous, it can bend lamp-posts (according to the council!). http://tinyurl.com/lmydldn. -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
June 20th 14 11:39 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cross stitch with a difference! by Bruce
http://news.distractify.com/culture/arts/cross-stitch-street-art/?v=1 -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
June 5th 14 09:59 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Ping Canary Joan by Joan Erickson
On 6/2/2014 7:55 AM, wrote: That person living in Florida has a birthday today, hone up the singing lol Dang, I just can't keep up with all these partiers!!!! Not to mention we're down 2 people in our dept. with their positions frozen until at least July 1, maybe...
June 5th 14 09:52 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Dang! I missed it! by NDJoan[_3_]
Sorry, Karen, I missed your birthday, sooooo, Happy belated birthday to yoooouuuu, Happy belated birthday to yoooooouuuuuu, Happy belated biiiirthdaaaay, deeeaaaar Kaaareeenn, Haaappyyyy belated biiiiirthdaaaay tooooo yoooooooooouuuuuuuuuu! And many moooooooore! I hope you had a wonderful...
June 5th 14 09:48 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Chicago Replacement Windows by [email protected]
Scout for the price of window http://www.neednewwindows.com online. For those who don't have enough time to drive around going from one company to another, this is a very convenient way to ask for the replacement costs.
May 20th 14 12:44 PM
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Any good shops in San Diego?? by Terry Eakins
I'll be there in mid May, seeing my Navy son off on his deployment. I know there are some shops listed on Hoffman's site...any good ones? Thanks, AnitaKC
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May 10th 14 03:24 AM
by Karen C Go to last post
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When you find something that you just love doing, just do it. Nomatter what by Bruce
https://scontent-a-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/10174843_734211189935597_5969250424129098369_n.jpg. -- Bruce Fletcher, Stronsay, Orkney UK
May 9th 14 11:23 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Looking for alpaca yarn by Joan Erickson
Hi all, I know several of you are knitters/crocheters, so thought I'd try here. Several years ago I purchased some yarn. I finally found a pattern to use with it and have found I need more than what I got. I contacted the company and they replied they discontinued this line of yarn several...
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May 8th 14 08:42 PM
by Jeri Go to last post
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Knitting - BBC Radio 4 by Bruce
BBC Radio 4 on Wednesday 23 April. "In A Gripping Yarn, Jane Garvey explores the world of knitting. It's a lot more exciting and dynamic than the simple 'knit one, purl one' sweater would have you believe!" http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0418p75. -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
April 24th 14 07:24 PM
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