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Christmas mini by Karen, Queen of Squishies
Finished! http://tinyurl.com/85qfjup Karen, Queen of Squishies
November 14th 11 04:37 PM
by Roberta[_3_] Go to last post
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Large unquilted areas by shorti
I am presently designing a quilt and have a problem, and since my mother has passed away recently, I need to ask someone else for help. The quilt will have two areas that would look best if they had no visible quilting. I know that large areas without quilting will have tearing and bunching of the...
November 11th 11 11:12 PM
by Marcella Peek Go to last post
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Home from US and Houston... by Bronnie[_2_]
As you may have read in Sandy's report on Houston, she and I met up for a quick lunch. Unfortunately I was really sick for the most of the days in Houston with a flu type bug DH and I picked up in New Orleans the previous week. All those festival crowds. That city really rocks at Halloween g. ...
November 11th 11 07:09 PM
by Kate T. Go to last post
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backing fabric? by Janner
OK, probably a daft question, but what is the difference between "normal" quilting fabric and backing fabric? I know that the width is larger, so why can't it be used on the top? Janner France
November 11th 11 01:52 PM
by Mary Go to last post
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batting suggestions? by Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.
When I made my mom's chemo quilt I wanted super soft, so I used Minkee for the backing. That stuff is amazing... glorious! It's fairly heavy/thick, so maybe flannel would be good used as a batting layer just to stabilize the quilt a bit??? Who are the parents of this mystery baby? Can we...
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November 10th 11 07:14 PM
by Leslie & The Furbabies in MO. Go to last post
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that message board by Ms P[_2_]
I'm sure some of you know which one I'm talking about. I'm beginning to feel like I'm being followed around by the mods and picked at. Today I got an "infraction" for my signature lines. I had a post removed because I called a quilt somebody asked me to repair a "cheap Chinese import." (I'll...
November 10th 11 05:20 PM
by Taria Go to last post
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Ping Steven: bad weather by Polly Esther[_5_]
We get anxious about hurricanes around here - and our weather guys are upset about Alaska having a 'snow' (?) hurricane with winds up to 100 mph. Please let us know that you are not in harm's way and have prepared for loss of power and are staying safe. Polly
November 10th 11 08:00 AM
by Steven Cook Go to last post
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Book Review "Reasons for Quilts" by Edyta Sitar by Ms P[_2_]
The fabric pusher brought that book the last time we had a sew in. Most of the quilts are just spectacular but without knowing which quilt patterns are on the CD I passed on the book. I may get it some time later. Ms P "Susan Laity Price" wrote in message...
November 10th 11 12:58 AM
by Ms P[_2_] Go to last post
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batting suggestions? by Roberta[_3_]
Old well-washed flannel. Soft doesn't have to be thick. And thick, after you quilt it, tends to get a bit stiff. And if you really want cuddly, maybe use just a layer of really good fleece on the back with no batting. Roberta in D On Mon, 7 Nov 2011 12:53:00 -0800, "Taria"...
November 9th 11 04:44 PM
by Donna[_7_] Go to last post
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OT Still chugging along here by NightMist
Still have a hole in my belly, and I'm not up to jumping jacks yet, but I am still here and plugging along. Had a doctor's appointment last Tuesday. The main Doctor was out of the country so I saw one of the doctors under him. Since I asked she gave a list of the drugs they want to give me...
November 8th 11 07:43 PM
by oldhag[_3_] Go to last post
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OT Exactly Which Deity is ticked Off? by NightMist
Allow me to repeat myself from a previous post... AGH! AGH! AGH! AGH! Where is that freaking barn door? I NEED to kick the stupid thing to splinters! The latest horror visited upon me and mine? My grandson Damien has a MRSA infection.
November 8th 11 02:51 PM
by Tia Mary Go to last post
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batting suggestions? by Maureen Wozniak
On Mon, 7 Nov 2011 14:53:00 -0600, Taria wrote (in article ): What is your recommendation for the softest batting ever for a small cuddly baby quilt? Taria Mountain Mist White Rose is one of my favorites. And also Hobbs 80/20. Maureen
November 8th 11 01:51 PM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
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OT Scandal! by NightMist
Now we know who Miss Piggy is _really_ pining for! The cad was married, and no doubt just led her on and left her. Proof on video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMaddT3PoTQ&feature=related Just watch to the end. There is some serious lip to plush action going on there. NightMist
November 8th 11 05:35 AM
by claudia Go to last post
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Happy Times for Nightmist by Polly Esther[_5_]
I remember well the weeks I spent post-surgery with limited attention span, limited energy and Violent boredom. Let's give her a list of things she can do that won't be harmful and will make her feel like she's accomplishing something. Mine: shove a bar stool comfortably close to the...
November 8th 11 12:19 AM
by IMS[_6_] Go to last post
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Leather Quilts by Brian[_3_]
The exercise mat that I made and showed posted a picture of a few months ago was not working so well. The reason was that there was not enough padding and I could feel the non-slip carpet stuff when I put any weight on it. I think I got it fixed, but I will not really know until we use the...
November 7th 11 12:15 PM
by Roberta[_3_] Go to last post
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OT - aubergine/ eggplant recipes please by Jo Gibson[_3_]
Hello friend, Due to some clever substitution with my online grocery order, I now have twice as many aubergines/eggplants as I was expecting. What is your favourite recipe please? Cheers, Jo in Scotland
November 5th 11 10:42 PM
by Sandy E Go to last post
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Friends, let us enable by Polly Esther[_5_]
Remember QNM's Helen Kelley? I looked forward to her column. I even sent her a thank-you note because her writing was such a calming, gentle read when it was bedtime and my little mind was still racing. Give yourself "Loose Threads". It is such a precious book. Today, we had our teeth...
November 5th 11 03:48 PM
by Roberta[_3_] Go to last post
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Quilt Bible Cover by Carlee Clove
My nephew is getting baptized one month from today and I really want to successfully create a home sewn bible cover for him. This probably isn't too difficult but I still feel like such a beginner at sewing. So, I'm here for some help. I'm trying not to put too much stress on myself because if it...
November 3rd 11 01:34 AM
by Leslie & The Furbabies in MO. Go to last post
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October 25 - quilting? by Sandy E
Howdy! As Taria knows, it's 2 months 'til Christmas. Anyone working on Christmas quilts? G No, not me; I don't work to that deadline. I like to make Christmas things in the summer, to remind me that our hellish Tx. heat won't last forever. ;-P Let the Festival begin!
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November 2nd 11 01:19 PM
by Polly Esther[_5_] Go to last post
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OT 'splain icons by Polly Esther[_5_]
You've explained bling, blog and Hootchie Mama to me. Here's the latest blank spot in my understanding. Is there an online place that shows icons - those silly little symbols - and what they're supposed to mean. . . to someone... sometime? My modem - I just barely understand that this is...
November 2nd 11 03:14 AM
by Polly Esther[_5_] Go to last post
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