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A question about walking feet for an old/odd machine by [email protected]
Hi, I know this is a very old thread but I can't find any information o the sewpy tracing embroiderer and wanted to see if you were available to share your experience. If it's compatible with all machines? or if u have a manual? or any projects! Thanks!! On Sunday, April 22, 2001 at 3:39:12 PM...
November 15th 15 01:51 PM
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Catching up on other projects by [email protected]
Thought I better clue everyone in on what I am doing now. I have made two sets of 4 place mats/napkins for my kitchen and didn't like either one, so they will go to the Senior Centers craft show along with those hot pads I make after every quilt to get rid of extra fabric. I also finished pin...
October 30th 15 09:43 PM
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Baby Quilts by [email protected]
My next project is to make several baby quilts, some of these will be flannel because winter is coming on and 2 or 3 will be cotton prints and solids all the way for next summer. Have already started on the first flannel one. It is a jungle flannel with lions, tigers, monkey and elephants and...
October 19th 15 02:39 PM
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Pine Trees and squares by [email protected]
I found this picture of a quilt in a magazine or quilt flyer. It is very simple except for the pine trees. There are 16 squares in one block and then the pine tree block. I have never made a pine tree before, so this looks like a challenge for me. Since I have only a picture and no instructions,...
October 10th 15 05:33 PM
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Long time, no see!!! by amy in SoCal
Thought I would stop by and say "hi y'all!!". It's been so long since I've posted here. I usually spin through FB and "like" just about everything. Rarely have the time to post anywhere these days. Hope all the old crowd is doing well! I will have to spill all my escapades and adventures later...
October 6th 15 09:13 PM
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OT Not Quite According to Plan by Night Mist
First off, I'm coming in from google because I've been having fits with software upgrades and I am not installing or reinstalling anything again until I am sure my system is stable. Second off, New fur baby! I had been thinking that sometime after Christmas I would think about getting a new...
October 2nd 15 05:08 PM
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back from retreat by Julia in MN[_5_]
I just spent about 4 days at a quilting retreat at a lovely camp in northern Wisconsin. I had a great time and got quite a bit accomplished. About 7 years ago, I took a "design a mariner's compass" workshop with Gail Garber at the Minnesota Quilt Show. I completed the center and added one...
October 2nd 15 04:33 PM
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"sea silk", aka byssus from Sardinia by Jack Campin[_2_]
I doubt this stuff is ever going to feature in a quilt, but it's the most remarkable story about a textile craft I've read in a long time: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33691781 I like the way it is not a commodity. A lot us treat our quilts the...
September 8th 15 03:25 AM
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My Scrappy Quilt by [email protected]
I just started this quilt because I saw a picture of it in a magazine, so with no pattern I graphed it. It is a very simple quilt. Will try to explain how it is made and you can make any size. 1st a 5 1/2 inch square for center, then added two (3 x 5 1/2 inches) to the sides, another set of two...
September 1st 15 04:56 PM
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Those Flying Geese by [email protected]
Hello All, I did some testing on making flying geese. I first used 3 7/8th and found the line did not match on the geese wing piece's so you do have to use 2 1/2, 3 1/2 and etc. I also tried different background fabrics and found that Kona fabric was the best and you can buy it at JoAnn's...
August 15th 15 03:57 PM
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Hot Pads and more by [email protected]
Had computer problems last Sunday and google made me open a new account with new user name and password or I could not get into my e-mail, think the same thing happened last year about this same time. Now I have to notify all my friends of the new e-mail address. At least they have not bothered...
August 8th 15 04:34 PM
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Anniversary by Nann[_2_]
Twenty years ago yesterday -- August 2, 1995: my first post to RCTQ. I lived in Fargo then. The public television station offered inexpensive internet (email) access -- two hours a day. The service included a range of UseNet Newsgroups, among them RCTQ. I was a novice at both quilting and the...
August 5th 15 01:43 PM
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The Lots of Blocks Quilt by [email protected]
This quilt is taken from Quick Quilts magazine Augues/September 2015. It is a simple quilt(really needed this after Bear Mountain) using two blocks. One is a square print with different colored sashing around it, then the 2nd square is 4 colored sections with white sashing all around 4 squares...
July 28th 15 03:33 PM
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Bear Mountain Quilt by [email protected]
Am I the only one that has these bad days where everything you do is wrong? I got my two different blocks done and the blocks that I did the applique on gave me the beginning of my problems. The applique made them shrink so when I put the two blocks together I am short by say 2/8 inch. Have you...
July 20th 15 04:07 PM
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quilters fabric exchange club by [email protected]
I'm interested please email me at with more info I'm a avid quilter and been looking to do something like this seems fun hope to hear from someone thank you
July 14th 15 02:51 PM
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On a Roll now/ Curves and Steps/Bear Mountain quilt by [email protected]
I just finished a quicky quilt, one of those no brainer kind. It was called Curves and Steps. You just cut 5 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches rectangles, then take 5 strips of 2 1/2 inch and sew them together(I did change the strips around from row to row) and cut them 5 1/2 inches. Those two sections are...
July 4th 15 11:53 PM
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NuStyle quilting machine by [email protected]
My wife has a chance to buy a used Nustyle model 228 quilting machine, about 10 years old. The price is good, but I'm wondering if anyone has any good, or bad opinions on it. She is a home user, and is doing this for a hobby. We do not need a production machine. Thank you. Ed
June 28th 15 07:33 PM
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Ohio Star and Snails Trail Done by [email protected]
The Ohio Star quilt turned out really good and fast since it had 15 inch blocks. Then I started Snails Trail or a version of it. It has been called Galaxy and Andromedia too so don't really know the original version. It is a very colorful quilt, just lots of bright colors. Wish I could take a...
June 14th 15 09:06 PM
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Finished quick and easy! by pat on the green
I'm very pleased to be able to tell you that all three quilts have been finished: two were given to the little girls last Sunday; the baby boy's is being given to his Daddy today or Sunday. I am grateful for all your suggestions. What I did in the end we Older girl - Trip around the world, in...
June 13th 15 03:07 PM
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OT Another QI gone to the bridge by Taria
I am so sorry Nightmist. This time seems to arrive too quickly for our pets. Hugs, Taria "NightMist" wrote in message ... Thorncat passed last night. She was our eldest cat, and a bit over 13 years old. Some of you might
May 22nd 15 02:17 AM
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