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Happy halloween, and other random stuff by Brian Christiansen
Happy Halloween. I got 2 small bags of smarties("rockets" in canada, I think, and what are called smarties in Canada are what we call M&M's in the United States) and 2 small bags of Tootsie Rolls at the dollar store. If that is not enough candy for however many people come by, I guess I will...
November 3rd 18 04:36 PM
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Yin Yang Quilt by [email protected]
t Well the Lime Grape Fizz quilt turned out beautifully colorful and think I will make this one again in the future but maybe using different colors.. My next quilt is called Yin Yang from Cozy quilt patterns which I brought from Jordan Fabrics. Go to internet and type in www.jordanfabrics.com...
September 3rd 18 04:19 PM
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Mega quilter problems by [email protected]
I recently purchased a used, but almost new, Viking mega quilter. It is skipping stitches and the thread keeps breaking. I have adjusted both tensions, and re-threaded, adjust the frame,it sews good for a minute, then the thread breaks or skips stitches. It is driving me crazy...I am new to...
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August 26th 18 02:52 PM
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stolen quilts - how frequent by [email protected]
How do you insure a quilt? My insurance company will not give me special coverage on quilts that I would like to show at fairs. They said in the event of fire or theft from my home, they will only cover the cost of the material in the quilt. There has to be a way to insure a quilt properly.
August 24th 18 01:42 PM
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Long lost quilting sister by susan price
At long last I think I have discovered you again. When the group started switching to Facebook I didn't go along. I figure the world knows enough about me without showing my face on Facebook. But I have missed the many friends made through this group in the old dial-up connection days. My how...
August 21st 18 08:53 PM
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Lime Grape Fizz Quilt by [email protected]
Hello All, I just finished a scrappy block quilt that I found just a picture of in a quilt magazine. Now I am on to another quilt and this one is named "Lime Grape Fizz Quilt". I am using batiks for my material, colors as close as I can get to the pattern and you can see this quilt or buy...
August 13th 18 03:59 PM
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Quilt/Fabric shops in Turkey by [email protected]
On Tuesday, 11 March 1997 10:00:00 UTC+2, Joan Diamond wrote: I don't know if anyone here is in Turkey, or has been there, but I'm going there this year and I know it is a big textile manufacturing country. I would like to know where to look in Istanbul or Izmir for cotton fabrics. My...
July 31st 18 02:26 PM
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1 Fish, 2 Fish (quilt top from hell) by [email protected]
First off let me say that I would not wish this pattern on anyone. Number one the instructions for 3 different sizes which are hard to understand what they are saying or I am getting senile. laughing here. When you look at the cover picture you can tell the quilt is all on point. Everything is cut...
July 12th 18 03:59 PM
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Question about bathrobe I don't like by Brian Christiansen
Several years ago, I made a bathrobe that kinda looks cool, I suppose, but I don't really like wearing it as a bathrobe. When I made it, I choose camouflage print denim, thinking it would soften up as I wash it. Well, that hasn't happened, I should have gotten something soft in the first...
July 12th 18 03:32 PM
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New Home My Excel 15S lost manual by Kelley Greene
Hi folks, after 25 years the manual disappeared this week and we cannot find it anywhere. I about tore the place apart last night. It apparently sprouted legs and ran off. Looking online I found places that advertised the manual but when you get to the site they don't have it. This is so...
June 24th 18 03:51 PM
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T-shirt quilt by Julia in MN[_5_]
I made a t-shirt quilt for my grandson's graduation. The hardest part was planning it. I stabilized the shirts with French Fuse fusible tricot. I had it quilted -- money well spent. I hope this link works. It's a public album so you don't have to be on facebook....
June 18th 18 05:43 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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Hot Pads and 3 1/2 inch squares quilt by [email protected]
Have been making 9 patch hot pads which is going to be a senior groups Christmas presents this December. There is one senior housing place here that is not assisted living. Just old people living in the same building. Been taking what is left over of material from making other quilts. I cut up...
June 18th 18 05:40 PM
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Which would you buy (if either) by Brian Christiansen
One of my sewing machines is a New Home 445 from the early 60's (I think). I was messing around on ebay (just looking at the listings, not really "shopping" for anything). Well,anyway, there were 2 listings for New home 445's on it (there were actually more than that, I think, but I am just...
June 3rd 18 01:43 AM
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The Bordered 9 Patch Quilt by [email protected]
This is the quilt I am currently working on. It is from Missouri Star Quilt Co. I brought the pattern from them. I am using batiks but you can use just regular material of your choice. Using 4 white 2 1/2 inch squares and 5 prints, sew into a 9 patch, then take two 6 1/2 inch x 2 1/2 inch...
May 22nd 18 04:00 PM
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Hash Browns Quilt by [email protected]
This is from a pattern I brought from Jordan Fabrics named Hash Browns. I am making mine in shades of blues and greens instead of browns. You can see the tutorial by going to www.jordanfabrics.acom Open at the top where they say tutorials or ask to see Hash Browns tutorial. There are only two...
May 9th 18 03:34 PM
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Directory updating!! by amy in SoCal
Hi Y'all! karen tucker is revising the Directory and would like your input if you would like to be included. Here is her directive: I am now taking applications for the RCTQ Directory 2018. This will be a long post. Please read it carefully, and then send in your information. 3 R.C.T.Q....
May 6th 18 02:38 AM
by amy in SoCal Go to last post
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A Lob Cabin Quilt by [email protected]
This is the quilt I am working on right now. Not from any magazine but possibly(?) got the pattern from www.quilterscasche.com Each block is approx. 10 inches finished. Want to do another of these but larger, using 2 1/2 inch strips instead of 2 inch strips. The light side of this block is pale...
April 8th 18 04:53 PM
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Sewing Scissors by Brian Christiansen
I have a couple of pair of sewing scissors. Two are Fiskars, and will tell the story of why I have 2 if somebody wants me to, but my main questions is about my other pair. I have another pair that I suppose is part of my "inheritance" from my late mother. It is a pair of heavy duty Wiss...
March 28th 18 10:42 PM
by Kay Lancaster Go to last post
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Question
Need Heartland Quilt Block of the Month-July, December by Leslie Bowen
I am missing July and December from the Jo-Ann Fabrics "Heartland" Quilt Block of the Month from 1999 designed by Meredith French. This is NOT the newer "Threads From the Heartland" Jo-Ann quilt. Any ideas? Thank you. I have already searched ebay and contacted Jo-Ann customer service. Meredith...
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March 14th 18 10:22 PM
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Cosplay and new comic by Brian Christiansen
I am not a cosplayer, but I think about various costumes once in a while, and how I might make them. One of the costumes that I think about is the following: https://katiediazz.deviantart.com/art/Kyoshi-Warrior-Suki-158849818 from the cartoon "Avatar The drawing that I linked to is fan art,...
March 12th 18 07:45 AM
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