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off topic = but some one will know by Cheryl Isaak
a way to patch a pair of jeans that have split along the back pocket. They're "stretch denim" and so far two different brands of iron on patch have peeled off. I really want to keep them for grunge work outside but don't want the world to know I have red undies on! C
March 18th 13 11:36 AM
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CSS: Remaining Installment Charts by [email protected]
On Friday, August 4, 1995 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, barter,elizabeth wrote: Someone (sorry I don't remember your name) asked about getting the remaining charts for the Shaker Life Afghan and the Queen Anne Sewing Chest from Cross Stitch Sampler. You can get them directly from the designer, Barbara...
March 17th 13 07:21 PM
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Cross Stitch Needles by [email protected]
what is everyone's favorite needle? I was using a "My Favorite Needle" but I misplaced or lost it. Then I was using Piecemakers but they don't hold the thread very well. The thread would stick to my dry hands and puttl right out of the needle. Now I am using another brand of 'short' needle, like...
March 9th 13 01:32 AM
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any one looking at the Nashville offerings by Cheryl Isaak
have to sit down and take a long look still myself C
March 2nd 13 01:28 AM
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on topic reading by Cheryl Isaak
Book to recommend - even though I'm still in the middle of it. The Ruins of Lace is about the lace trade in 17th century France and Flanders Even the story switches point of view, it flows ago nicely. It is frightening what people did for lace and worse to the lace makers
March 2nd 13 12:49 AM
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Finally, a finish by Karen C
Between being sick and scattering my time among projects, it's been a while since I finished anything. It's a cute little npt angel ornament meant to roll into a cone, but now I have to figure out how to finish it -- as is, or do I glue it to cardboard first? And how do I "hem up her...
February 27th 13 03:31 PM
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Male Stitchers by Karen C
DMCThreads Are you a male stitcher? We're working on a series of posts called Men Who Stitch, and we'd love to interview any manbroiderers and stitchers out there. You don't have to be famous - just a guy who enjoys stitching - we'd love to hear from you! Leave a comment here or email me at:...
February 22nd 13 07:27 PM
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not project help - but storage of stitched item by Cheryl Isaak
Okay - have decided it was just plain old time to do something about the "stuff" in the basement (have already donated 3 bags and 5 boxes of stuff to the local thrift shop, + 100 books to library sales room)...but have a issue with this find. Some of my MILs linens got stored in card board and...
February 18th 13 01:10 PM
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for the punsters by Susan Hartman[_2_]
Just got these in email and y'all sprang to mind: Puns for Educated Minds 1. The fattest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi.
February 17th 13 01:47 PM
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RCTN activity by Jacqueline[_3_]
Is it my newsreader, or are there only a few posts a day? Until recently, I hadn't been active here for several years, and back then there were maybe 25 - 50 posts a day (very rough estimate!). Is it really that quiet now? Jacqueline in Middlemount QLD
February 15th 13 02:57 PM
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What I'm reading by Karen C
"Love and Capital" -- the love story of Jenny and Karl Marx. Intriguing trivia, while he was railing against the moneyed class, he was being supported by his mother-in-law, the Baroness of Westphalia. Why didn't anyone mention that when I was a political science major? Yesterday I went to a...
February 15th 13 02:42 PM
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Needlework System 4 by Jacqueline[_3_]
Is anyone using the Needlework System 4 stand? Any comments, likes, dislikes? My old Grip-it stand needs replaced, and I'm leaning toward the Needlework System 4. Unfortunately I don't live anywhere near an LNS where I could try it. In fact, I'm not sure I can find one in Australia, may have to...
February 11th 13 06:38 PM
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Everyone OK back East? by Liz from Humbug[_2_]
I hope everyone is OK back there - getting lots of stitching done by generator or kerosene lamp! I almost feel guilty sitting here in southern Oregon with sunshine coming through my window. :-)
February 10th 13 01:11 PM
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New Pictures Up On RCTNP by [email protected]
took some pics yesterday and posted them to my album on yahoo group rctnp
February 9th 13 01:55 PM
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actually got some major stitching time in by Cheryl Isaak
While "watching" the Super Bowl. At least the game was good because the ads weren't as fun as in years past. Liked the VW one with the white guy with the Jamaican accent and the Taco Bell one with the senior citizens. But none that were "oh I want to see that one again". Did stitch quite a bit...
February 9th 13 04:29 AM
by Gillian Murray Go to last post
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OT - home gadgets from the past by Bruce[_5_]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21354875 -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
February 8th 13 10:07 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Happy Dances by [email protected]
Hi, anyone here remember me? I haven't been 'on' RCTN for quite some time but I am still stitching away... In 2012 I had a few finishes: Ross's Appaloosa, a Goldfinch from Janet Powers, a little house from Cross Stich and Needlwork's Nov 2011 issue, an Owl from the Nov 2012 issue, Lauren's Voice...
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February 8th 13 02:58 PM
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Happy Sunday! by Karen C
The wee one for whom I made the crocheted baby set referenced below was had today, and a beautiful little girl she is! Went for groceries this morning. Big mistake. The place was mobbed. Note to self -- next year go DURING the game. -- Karen C - California Editor/Proofreader/Translator...
February 3rd 13 10:12 PM
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Looking For Silk Thread by Maureen In Vancouver, B.C.[_2_]
Hi everybody, I've been off this computer for a very long time, but was pulled back to this group because my will to return to cross stitch / petit point is way too strong. :) I'm sending this from Google Groups, which is new to me so please be patient. What I'd like to know from this group is...
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February 1st 13 03:22 AM
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off topic reading by Cheryl Isaak
Just finished "The Holy and the Broken" - it's about Leonard Cohen and his song Hallelujah. Amazing book. Loved the song before Jeff Buckley sang it, before Shrek and still love it. The place the song seems to hold in so many hearts amazed me. Loved k.d. lang's version, found John Cale's...
January 31st 13 03:57 PM
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