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A message from Nurse Nice by John
I just got back from taking my wife to the dentist where she had some oral surgery done on both sides of her mouth. My day will consit of changing out the mouthwash spittoon and feeding her vicodin. The poor girl is so out of it, she really dosen't know what is going on. The whole house is torn up...
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August 24th 07 01:32 PM
by Carolyn McCarty Go to last post
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quilting for travel! by Mary
I am doing some quilting for travel I have planned (world cruise!), and am very pleased with the results! First, since I am taking some quilting with me, I wanted a soft (squishable in suitcase) "box" for my needle case, beeswax, some threaders, thread, scissors, thimbles, thread, copy of pattern,...
August 24th 07 11:35 AM
by Roberta Zollner Go to last post
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OT--hard drive died :( by nzlstar*
howdyyyyyyyyyy hard drive died last week. been offline since then with other stuff and brain needed the rest. using friends geek son's puter for this. will return when i can with more ram, 2 h/d's, laser mouse and surge protector, along with an anti static wrist band. hugz all around, jeanne
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August 24th 07 06:20 AM
by nzlstar*[_2_] Go to last post
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Off and On Topic-How did I get into this by Dawn In Alberta
The off topic part is that today I had my stairs done, carpeting is now gone and lament wood flooring is down. It looks great it should also help with the allergies, but not much since I am also allergic to my cats but as they say an allergy pill a day keeps the wheezing at bay as well as the...
August 24th 07 03:07 AM
by Sandy Go to last post
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Online Quilting Classes by [email protected]
Hi all, I am very excited because I have just signed up to an online quilting class.. How cool :-) We are going to learn how to put photos on fabric and the how to make 4 small quilted projects.. This is perfect for me, just in time to start my Christmas present making :-) If you would like to...
August 24th 07 02:39 AM
by Patti S Go to last post
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A truely winning applique quilt by Debra
Wow! Ladies, click on the big picture of the quilt and it takes you to a larger one. The larger picture allows you to click on any of the small blocks in the quilt for a closer look. The sweater is really knit, the sheep are wooly, the rabbit has fur. It also allows you to click on a section of...
August 23rd 07 09:58 PM
by Sandy Go to last post
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Progress with the bits of purple by Louise[_2_]
So I've spent most of the summer away from my sewing machine, first living in a university residence with teenagers for a summer program and then on vacation. I've been using my crafting time cutting and hand-piecing bits of purple (including some wonderful fabrics I got in the mail from some of...
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August 23rd 07 06:10 PM
by Mauvice in central WI Go to last post
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An applique trick by Polly Esther
I just did some really messy appliqué to fusible web pressing. To keep my pressing board clean, I put a sheet of Reynolds 'Release' aluminum foil on it. It works just great. The appliqué peeled off easily with nary a ravel or fray. It did Not work where the foil wasn't. Anybody know how to...
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August 23rd 07 05:46 PM
by Julia in MN Go to last post
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Recipe search: Off topic - no chocolate! by jennellh
There is an old pineapple dessert recipe that I have been trying to find - it required crushed pineapple, crushed vanilla wafers, whipping cream and a mix of marg/butter with eggs - all this is layered overnight before serving. My problem is that I cannot remember the marg/butter/egg(I think...
August 23rd 07 02:56 PM
by Julia in MN Go to last post
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OT Beware of Spammers/Phishers by Sharon Harper
Had a couple of emails that nearly caught me - one from Recipes Galore and the other from some other site (Buyers heaven or some such place) thanking me for signing up and giving me "my" user name/password and login and telling me to click the link to change my details. Upon checking my very...
August 23rd 07 02:55 PM
by Donna in NE La.[_2_] Go to last post
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keeping it flat (again) by Morag in Scotland
Please help me!! my main quilting problem is keeping the stupid thing flat while I baste it. I seem to be completely unable to get the backing, batting and top all nice and smooth and wrinkle free. I have just spent more of the afternoon basting and re-basting a lap quilt and I'm still not...
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August 23rd 07 01:42 PM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
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OT--puters again by nzlstar*[_2_]
anyone have a link to find out how to access data on a hard drive where the 'read' and 'verify' files do not pass the diagnostics test? i'm sure if CSI and NCIS etc can do it so can i, just gotta have the right info to work thru the process. cheers, jeanne
August 23rd 07 06:05 AM
by nzlstar*[_2_] Go to last post
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OT Wobbly connection by NightMist
My connection has been wobbly the past day or so. So If I miss anything important, send me chocolate and FQs as condolances. The browser is staggering and stalling all over the place, usenet downloads say there are so many new headers and then only give me half or a third as many. DH says it is...
August 23rd 07 04:13 AM
by Val Go to last post
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OT - Cat peeing... by Johanna Gibson
Hello folks, About 2 days ago, I put reflective collars on Daisy and Poppy, because I am having a roommate for 4 weeks and I'm afraid that one of them will slip out the door when she is coming and going. Well, I never knew how easy I had it when I had one cat. One of the cats peed on my red...
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August 23rd 07 02:35 AM
by Tia Mary Go to last post
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give away by [email protected]
Batik scrap bag squishie to the first responder (by email)! Not teeny tiny scraps. Not yet prewashed (from a scrap sale). Purples, reds/ burgundies, yellows... you know you want them. :) If you're not in the directory, email your address. Actually, you might want to email it anyway - who knows...
August 23rd 07 02:21 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Still lurking! by Kate XXXXXX
Mad customer projects and Silver Wedding celebrations all done... James home for summer holiday after Kandersteg - he got sunburned rather badly! He's now concentrating on: 1: making a pair of jeans! (Watch out for a page on the web site about this!) 2: buying his own computer! 3: painting an...
August 22nd 07 10:27 PM
by Sally Swindells Go to last post
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Aussie Quilt Mag Overload by Sharon Harper
My parents have just deposited a "care package" of a gazillion and one magazines on my doorstep. Anyone looking for anything specific? General? Can't guarantee if I'll have it, or when it will get to you but let me know and I'll keep my eyes open...... -- Sharon from Melbourne Australia...
August 22nd 07 10:16 PM
by Sharon Harper Go to last post
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Festival of Quilts by Patti
Reporting in, after a day to recover! The show this year was outstanding. Mind you, some of the 'things' people call quilts were jaw-dropping! On the whole, though, there were a thousand or so terrific quilts in the Open classes; and several wonderful exhibitions of professional work. I...
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August 22nd 07 09:57 PM
by KJ Go to last post
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Houston Quilt Show! by Donna in NE La.[_2_]
Yea!! I found reservations for the Quilt Show at a price I can afford so hopefully will get to go to the BIG Quilt Show this year!!! -- Donna in NE La.
August 22nd 07 09:42 PM
by Donna in NE La.[_2_] Go to last post
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Bargello Placemats by joan8904 in Bellevue Nebraska
And WAY more trouble than they are worth! http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1196807101/in/set-72157600567993584/ Next time, I'll go to Target and buy some. However, this a possible class in our next session at Country Sampler, so I thought I'd give them a try. My thinking is that people...
August 22nd 07 08:09 PM
by Sandy Go to last post
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