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Dang! I missed it! by NDJoan[_3_]
Sorry, Karen, I missed your birthday, sooooo, Happy belated birthday to yoooouuuu, Happy belated birthday to yoooooouuuuuu, Happy belated biiiirthdaaaay, deeeaaaar Kaaareeenn, Haaappyyyy belated biiiiirthdaaaay tooooo yoooooooooouuuuuuuuuu! And many moooooooore! I hope you had a wonderful...
June 5th 14 09:48 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Chicago Replacement Windows by [email protected]
Scout for the price of window http://www.neednewwindows.com online. For those who don't have enough time to drive around going from one company to another, this is a very convenient way to ask for the replacement costs.
May 20th 14 12:44 PM
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Any good shops in San Diego?? by Terry Eakins
I'll be there in mid May, seeing my Navy son off on his deployment. I know there are some shops listed on Hoffman's site...any good ones? Thanks, AnitaKC
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May 10th 14 03:24 AM
by Karen C Go to last post
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When you find something that you just love doing, just do it. Nomatter what by Bruce
https://scontent-a-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/10174843_734211189935597_5969250424129098369_n.jpg. -- Bruce Fletcher, Stronsay, Orkney UK
May 9th 14 11:23 PM
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Looking for alpaca yarn by Joan Erickson
Hi all, I know several of you are knitters/crocheters, so thought I'd try here. Several years ago I purchased some yarn. I finally found a pattern to use with it and have found I need more than what I got. I contacted the company and they replied they discontinued this line of yarn several...
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May 8th 14 08:42 PM
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Knitting - BBC Radio 4 by Bruce
BBC Radio 4 on Wednesday 23 April. "In A Gripping Yarn, Jane Garvey explores the world of knitting. It's a lot more exciting and dynamic than the simple 'knit one, purl one' sweater would have you believe!" http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0418p75. -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
April 24th 14 07:24 PM
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Peter Ashe stocking--should I go for it? by [email protected]
Are you an experienced stitcher? You can use great fibers, lots of stitches and I have used beads. You will love Peter Ashe's work more and more with time! His work is classic!! I have 2 different stockings, a nutcracker ( finished 19 years ago) and now Santa. Timeless heirlooms! Go for...
April 17th 14 03:38 AM
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How Can You Tell An Antique from A Copy? by Monica Ferris
If someone brought to you a dirty, stained piece of linen in a broken frame and you saw it was a sampler dated 1882, how could you tell it was actually a copy? I'm thinking it was stitched on uneven-count linen with silk floss. This is to be a minor plot point in the mystery novel I'm writing. ...
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April 13th 14 11:48 AM
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Where to find 32-count linen by Danny Breidenbach
Apparently, Kansas City is a needlework wasteland. What's a good online store where I can find 32-count linen, antique white, 17.25 x 20.5 inches or larger? Thanks! --Danny
April 8th 14 03:48 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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frogging. .. cut from the front or back? by Danny Breidenbach
My perfectionist streak in my wouldn't accept stitching back over an area I'd stitched. I would veeeeeeery carefully snip a few places on the front and frog away. I like to "unstitch" as much as I can to minimize cutting. That's how I would do it. "Different strokes for different folks" is a...
April 3rd 14 02:37 PM
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re-birth of a designer? by LesaLesa
Its been festering for some time now, but it, finally happened. I've broken into my stash after its safe storage for many years. Oh I knew about the lovely linens and silks and beads. The other day, I moved a box in the basement and to my wondrous surprise was a boxful of shiney mill-hill crystal...
April 3rd 14 05:10 AM
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Eva Rosenstand Kit - Color Descriptions - Help by Leslie Frates
I need some expert advice and I'm hoping someone on this group can help me out. I am having a great deal of trouble with the floss color descriptions in an old Eva Rosenstand Kit. It is Article #13-330, a bellpull with kittens. The kit came from an estate sale and had never been opened or...
April 3rd 14 05:06 AM
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Celestial Dragon -- how much floss by Danny Breidenbach
Hi. I'm getting my ducks in a row to undertake TW's Celestial Dragon. Does anyone have any idea how much floss I'll need -- I'll be working it on 28 count, just like the directions state. I'm particularly concerned about the metallics, since I'll likely have to order. And I don't remember seeing a...
April 3rd 14 02:10 AM
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Working with metallic threads by Danny Breidenbach
Hi, I will be embarking upon a Celtic Dragon pattern in the next couple of months. Any great new tips for working with metallic floss? New brands that are easier to work with but still perform well? Any other random thoughts that might be useful for me? Thanks! --Danny
March 28th 14 02:01 AM
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Happy Dance by Karen C
A friend's parents are having their 60th anniversary this year. I didn't have enough time to make something really spectacular, but when I opened my Cross Stitch Gold magazine last month, there was a lovely filigree heart that was a quick stitch. Then I made it even quicker by using a pink...
March 27th 14 09:33 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Guess who's b-d is today? by Joan Erickson
Everyone join in! Happy birthday tooo yoooouuuu, Happy biiiirthdaaaay toooo yoooouuu, Happy biiiiiiiiiirthdaaaaaaaay deeeeaaaaar Shhheeeeeeeeennnnaaaaa, Happy biiiiiiiiiiirthdaaaaaaaaaaay tooooooo yoooooooooouuuuuuuuuuu! And many mooooooooore!
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March 27th 14 01:32 PM
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DMC floss changes by KT in Mich[_2_]
Just saw on Scarlet Quince site that changes are coming to DMC floss in the US. These are the changes: discontinued first, substitute second. 504 to 3813 731 to 732 776 to 3326 781 to 782 306 to 3760 971 to 740 3773 to 407
March 26th 14 01:03 PM
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Check off list for Weeks floss (and others, SS Crescent)? by ridgely
Looking for lists of over dyed thread so I can keep track of which ones I have? --
March 22nd 14 01:59 PM
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Short Eared Owl chart? by Liz from Humbug[_2_]
Enough is enough! After making a few attempts to chart the photos I found of Hawaiian Short Eared Owls, I found a Pegasus/Stephanie Hedgepath "Great Gray Owl" that I'll use, switching out the grays/black for tans/browns and adjusting as necessary. I also found some beautiful Ice Blue 32 cnt Lugana...
March 19th 14 09:07 PM
by Belinda Alene Go to last post
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Visual representation of a tatted insertion pattern by Leah Virsik
Hello, Would anyone be so kind as to draw a picture of what these tatting instructions look like? Tatted Insertion Blue and ecru knitting cotton, No. 40 was used for this. Tie the ends of two colors with ecru, make clover leaf by 4 doubles (4 ds.) picot (p.) 3 ds., p. 2 ds., p. 2ds., p. 3 ds., p....
March 11th 14 06:39 PM
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