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Machine Help by Gothikka
I don't suppose any of you ladies ( and gentlemen ) would happen to have any experience of the Singer 132Q or the Europro Shark sewing machines would you? I recently bought these machines, but haven't had a chance to use them, and was wondering if/hoping that I made the right choice. Gillian in...
October 19th 05 03:55 AM
by Debra Go to last post
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My First RCTQ Meet UP! by Bonnie
Hi Jan! It was so great to meet you and your family!!! I must say you do have a beautiful family too! Jessica is just adorable! I'm sorry I was not at the Expo area sooner to see you but I was at the Marianne Fons "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sewing Machine" talk and slide show...
October 19th 05 12:12 AM
by Bonnie Go to last post
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Katrina/Rita Christmas by Leanne
Is there any type of "clearing house" that we could send Christmas ornaments and/or decorations for the folks who have lost all of that? I have no idea where or how things get disseminated to people who could use things like this. It would be fun to make (or buy) some of these things and...
October 18th 05 11:13 PM
by Debbi Go to last post
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Putting the boot in! And a thread question by Kate Dicey
I've been playing! Specifically with Christmas stockings. I've made three today. They are quite plain as they have very rich fabrics. One is a black jacquard polycotton curtain fabric. I gave it a curly, pointy toe with a gold bell on, and some rich gold and black braid round the top. I think...
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October 18th 05 10:13 PM
by Marcella Peek Go to last post
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Favorite hoop sizes? by Taria
I have a Grace Hoop with floor stand that is 24". I am thinking a smaller one might be easier to maneuver. They are sort of rounded square shaped. I can get an 18" or 14" but don't know which I might find easier to use. Anyone have some suggestions or comments about their favorite quilting...
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October 18th 05 09:00 PM
by kratersge Go to last post
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What is "embellishment"? by Virginia Hughes
A friend and I went over the week-end to the Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara CA. One category for an award was Best Use of Embellishment, Traditional Diviision. The winner was a machine-appiqued version of a Baltimore album quilt with red and yellow baskets and flowers done...
October 18th 05 08:46 PM
by Ellen Go to last post
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Please help! - Satin Stitching by Scorpio
I'm making a fabric bowl, and my first bowl came out great, this one I'm using varigated thread, and it keeps not 'picking up' the stitch, I can't come up with any other way to explain it. It's ruining my bowl, and my patience! Do you have any ideas why this is happening? I've tried on test...
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October 18th 05 06:34 PM
by Judy Go to last post
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Kim's Sampler of Psalms by Julia in MN
I've finished the two most recent installments. Pictures near the bottom of http://webpages.charter.net/jaccola/BOM2005.html Julia in MN -- This message has been scanned for viruses by Norton Anti-Virus http://webpages.charter.net/jaccola/
October 18th 05 06:06 PM
by Patti Go to last post
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Dear Jane question by Butterfly
Been asked but I don't know the answer since I don't have either. If you purchase the Dear Jane CD, do you also have to purchase the book? Or is the CD stand alone? And what would you consider a 'good price' ? Thanks. Butterfly
October 18th 05 05:18 PM
by Betty in Wi Go to last post
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anyone still use their vcr? by quilter
I'm cleaning today - well, not really, but wandering aimlessly from room to room thinking about cleaning...I just had a thought: anyone want to trade VCR tapes for fat quarters or scraps? I have donated a lot of videos over the past few years, but still have quite a few left that I'd like to part...
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October 18th 05 03:55 PM
by Susan Torrens Go to last post
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OT Lame joke (PG-13) by Kathy Applebaum
Here's the Car Talk Lame Joke of the Week: Cinderella is now 95 years old. After a fulfilling life with the now-dead prince, she happily sits upon her rocking chair, watching the world go by from her front porch, with a cat named Bob for companionship. One sunny afternoon out of nowhere, the...
October 18th 05 03:52 PM
by SNIGDIBBLY Go to last post
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PIQF report by Anne in CA
A report on the "other" quilt show this month :-) On Thursday I took Expressive Free Motion Quilting with Robbie Eklow. Her work is way different from anything I usually do. But it was fun to stretch a little and play with ways of filling in a background without stippling per se. We did have some...
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October 18th 05 03:03 PM
by Taria Go to last post
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Central IL Shop Hop, or Broke Quilters Unite Against Fat Quarters by Maureen Wozniak
My girlfriends and I did all sixteen of the shops between Thursday and Saturday. I was going to be extremely good and not spend a lot of money. I even had a list. I went way over my budget, but managed to get everything on my list (and some things that weren't). :-) It's those fat quarters! ...
October 18th 05 01:54 PM
by Maureen Wozniak Go to last post
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OT Freecycle finder by Kathy Applebaum
Just a heads up on a new thing for freecyclers. http://www.freecycle.org/finder lets you put in a phrase of something you're looking for, and your geographic area. It will search all the local freecycle posts for it, and also let you sign up for email alerts about future posts. NAYY. -- Kathy A....
October 18th 05 12:09 PM
by SNIGDIBBLY Go to last post
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OT singing in church by Don/Gen
I just received this- Gen SINGING IN CHURCH A minister decided to do something a little different one Sunday morning. He said "Today, in church, I am going to say a single word and you are going to help me preach. Whatever single word I say, I want you to sing whatever hymn that comes to your...
October 18th 05 12:07 PM
by SNIGDIBBLY Go to last post
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Ruths Hug Quilt... by rusty
Donna has good page on hug quilts, including the story and pictures of ruth's hug at: http://members.tripod.com/donnakwilts/Veryspecialquilts.htm rusty (who still wonders what happened to Ruth's little furkid)
October 18th 05 03:16 AM
by Donna in Idaho Go to last post
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A sick quilt gets well by Joan
I've been doing factory work, finally completing a half dozen baby quilts for friends and family. Whew! After that I began a quilt for myself. How strange. In any case, mass producing baby quilts made me a little careless with the new quilt, and I made a few mistakes which required some doctoring...
October 18th 05 02:42 AM
by Joan Go to last post
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OT another Katrina love story by Polly Esther
There are 50 people here from Tennessee, Maryland and Florida repairing the Presbyterian Church, the Episcopal Church has taken in the St. Peter's Catholic school students and Burlington, Vermont has sent 30,000 pounds of pumpkins, scarecrows and mums for Moss Point high school's fall festival. ...
October 18th 05 02:30 AM
by Polly Esther Go to last post
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St. Alphonsus Liguori on 5-6-04 by [email protected]
Saint Alphonsus Liguori says, "I know I speak differently, but these Points that I bring out at this time, are to encourage more thinking regarding decisions to be made, associations with others, to be for the good of the mentality and, of course, the Soul, but also, for the good of the youngsters...
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OT good thoughts please by KJ
DD leaves for her student teaching stint in Scotland today. This group is such a postive force, that I'm asking you all to keep good thoughts for her travel today. Even though I know she's all grown up, I'm still nagging her about not leaving her stuff unattended for even a second, etc, etc,...
October 17th 05 05:34 PM
by SNIGDIBBLY Go to last post
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