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Store closing in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin by Susan Laity Price
Sunday evening my husband realized that he had the day off on Monday. Since Monday was to be a bright sunny day he suggested we drive north to see some fall color. I immediately suggested Sun Prairie, Wisconsin since it had pretty scenery and three quilt shops. The fall leaves had not really...
October 12th 05 04:09 PM
by Kate G. Go to last post
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discouraged & hunting some on- topic posts to be inspired????????? by Kris Bishop
Hi All, I just signed on to read my daily RCTQ and was hoping to see some topics about quilting to inspire me. I've been on this newsgroup for about eight years and am finding it harder to find topics about quilting here. There were just a few this morning to read. I'm like the next person and...
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October 12th 05 01:36 PM
by Carolyn McCarty Go to last post
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Design wall report by Kathy Applebaum
I've been using my new design walls for a number of months now, so I figured it's time for a report. For those who don't know / remember, when we moved into our new house in January I got my own sewing room and I decided it was time for some real design space. Since DH keeps making noises about...
October 12th 05 12:20 PM
by Nann Hilyard Go to last post
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L'Shana Tova by Sharon Gates
To all RCTQ members celebrating the Jewish New Year, I wish you and yours a healthy, happy and peaceful New Year. Have an easy fast. And Chag Sameach for the coming weeks for Sukkot and Simchat Torah. Sharon in Montreal
October 12th 05 04:12 AM
by Adella Go to last post
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Hand Quilter question by Bonnie NJ
Hi All, I was wondering if any of you hand quilters have quilted a large quilt without a frame. I do quite a few of my small quilts (wall and lap size) without a frame - just in my lap. I am considering doing a twin size quilt this way. My frame has a queen size on it and I don't know when I'll...
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October 12th 05 02:07 AM
by Bonnie NJ Go to last post
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green and purple quilt ( update) by Christina in Ok
I am now slowly making head-way with it, after working all night on a row, I finished Row 5 later on today ( after I take a nap) I will start on Row 6! so far I have 720 2.5" blocks sew into it. I am proud at myself so far with it, most of the quilt you cannot tell at all where a block ends and...
October 12th 05 01:58 AM
by Christina in Ok Go to last post
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If you live more or less in the Atlanta, GA area .... by Ellen
Very sad -- Quilting Essentials -- one of the local quilt shops is closing ..... disclaimer, I teach machine quilting there. Ellen "SALE ITEMS: All inventory will discounted 40%. All 3,000 bolts of fabric, including new Hoffman batiks, Minkee, Shaggy Plus Felt, and a few 120" backing fabrics....
October 12th 05 01:56 AM
by Ellen Go to last post
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Quilt Shops by Betty in Wi
Last week, my DH and I took a drive through northern Minnesota.....to view the leaves, I guess. However, I found seven LQSs to drag my DH through. Fortunately many of these were in really old buildings and DH enjoyed looking at the architecture and musing about what the building had originally...
October 12th 05 01:23 AM
by Betty in Wi Go to last post
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Any good four-fabric quilts? by monique
I actually went with 3 friends to an honest-to-goodness quilt shop on Saturday and we had a BLAST. It is such fun picking colors--not only fabric for my dear mom, but helping pick things for a friend's quilt and another friend's patchwork shirt. (I LOVE spending other people's money!) Two yards...
October 12th 05 01:12 AM
by Anne in CA Go to last post
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OTOTOTOT - Folgers Coffee by teleflora
Arghhhhhhh. I just got back from my local grocers and there was not a "can" of Folger's Coffee on the shelves. Only Maxwell House. I found a store guy and he said the Folgers coffee plant is down south, Mississippi or La, he wasn't clear. But he said it would probably be a month before they were...
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October 12th 05 01:02 AM
by LN \(remove NOSPAM\) Go to last post
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Happy Thanksgiving by Ann
Monday is our Canadian thanksgiving so Happy Thanksgiving to all.....even if you aren't celebrating on our Canadian day g We have been invited to DS #2 and DIL for dinner today. ... DH says he can't go....we are still trying to get our combining done and he thinks he will finally be able to get...
October 11th 05 11:15 PM
by nana2b Go to last post
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Apple Pattern Help by [email protected]
At my local craft shop there is a little display of stuffed fabric applies. They are made with five or six pieces(like the ones used to cover styrofoam balls), then stuffed. Cinnamon stick inserted in the top forms the stem, and a little quilted leaf is attached. The pattern apparently was in an...
October 11th 05 11:06 PM
by nzlstar* Go to last post
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S.E.X. and Thanksgiving by Ann
Well I solved my dilemna on not having enough fabric to finish off my Tennessee Waltz quilt. Saturday night I placed an internet order for my backing fabric (was on sale!!!) and ordered 3 different moda marble colours. Never sure on the true colour so I ordered 3, hoping of the 3 will...
October 11th 05 07:46 PM
by Ann Go to last post
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OT Postcard request and update by Tricia
Howdy Folks, Now that the hurricanes seem to have settled down, I'm going to try this reguest again: My Mom wants to collect post cards from all 50 states to put together a collage to frame and put up in her kitchen. (Doesn't know it yet but I believe she'll be getting one from Australia as...
October 11th 05 06:40 PM
by Tricia Go to last post
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OT - another fire by Queen of Squishies
Another fire tragedy in today's news. Oh dear, seems like all around the whole world, things are falling to pieces. http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Movies/10/10/aardman.fire/index.html Karen, Queen of Squishies -- ************************** Sail on, silver girl - sail on by.
October 11th 05 04:42 PM
by the black rose Go to last post
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BOM Gallery by Sally Swindells
I always get a smile when I look at Teri's RCTQ BOM Gallery (apart from all the lovely blocks). There is an empty 'window' at the end which says 'No highlight, No content' - but it has been viewed 6 times! Obviously people are convinced that behind this apparently empty window there are...
October 11th 05 03:52 PM
by Sally Swindells Go to last post
3 262
OT House update for DD by AliceW
Well, since someone inquired about the recipe page, I thought I would update everyone on the house my DD bought in July which is what is taking the time away from my other activities. When she moved in with us almost 18 months ago, my life as I know it essentially shifted 180 degrees and most of...
October 11th 05 03:36 PM
by DrQuilter Go to last post
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semi, OT, and not by [email protected]
The on topic part is regarding thread. I bought some thread for DDs costume, but was thinking about using it for some decorative stitching on a quilt as well..it's Sulky RAYON!!! uck!!! Have any of you used this before? I am thikning that, for DDs costume it will be fine, but I'm afraid that it...
October 11th 05 01:46 PM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
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Mom's Quilt Update by Debbi
I am still working on the the quilt for Mom's 80th birthday. This weekend I went to the LQS to get border fabric. Unfortunately, the gal who was working on Saturday was useless, did not help at all and was only there to take up time and space. Luckily, a Guild Friendship group was in the classroom....
October 11th 05 01:43 PM
by Debbi Go to last post
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Terbear Swappers BCA quilt #1 by Terbear
I bought a bolt (not a full bolt) of BCA fabric, and lots of swappers offered to make blocks so we can make a quilt, that can be auctioned off for breast cancer research....I got so many blocks, enough to make TWO quilts. Well, I just finished up quilt top number one, and will be working on...
October 11th 05 01:25 PM
by Pat in Virginia Go to last post
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