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Question for those in Germany/Europe by Laurie G. in CA[_3_]
My niece is stationed in Germany and just bought a sewing machine so she could learn to sew/quilt. She was asking me about online sources for fabric (cheap, of course!). I know plenty of them in the states but not sure who ships overseas or if there are any European fabric sources. Any...
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August 22nd 10 02:32 PM
by Tia Mary Go to last post
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Quilt Show Davenport IA and Raffle Quilt by Mary in Rock Island IL
My guild's show is September 24 and 25 in Davenport. There is also a raffle quilt. A picture and full details can be found he http://mvqg.org/quilt_show.php I have raffle tickets, please contact me if interested.
August 22nd 10 03:55 AM
by Mary in Rock Island IL Go to last post
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Thanksgiving Day - Canada (I thought it was the American one) - finished table centre piece by DiMa[_4_]
Hi all, Some time ago I asked about whether a gift was given at the dinner to the hostess. You told me that I didn't need to but I did anyway because they have been very kind to my youngest daughter who loves their son. My daughter also told me that I have to make a 'curry' as my contribution....
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August 21st 10 07:53 PM
by Leslie& The Furbabies in MO. Go to last post
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T-shirt Quilt--Need help!! by Connie Einarson
I have never made a T-shirt quilt. I don't know anything about how to even begin. Now I have been asked to make one for a very dear friend. I contacted all of my quilty friends locally and none have them have any experience with them either. This quilt would be for a very dear friend who...
August 21st 10 06:52 PM
by Julia in MN[_5_] Go to last post
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New project by Julia in MN[_5_]
On 8/14/2010 2:11 PM, Sandy wrote: Okay, I'm still working on my Winding Ways quilt, honest I am. I'm just doing it slowly. But yesterday I happened upon a pattern for an adorable backpack and just *had* to make it for our DGD, who will be starting preschool later this month. You can see it...
August 21st 10 06:16 PM
by Julia in MN[_5_] Go to last post
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Just because they are hard to find by NightMist
A lot of times anyway... I was tooling around shopgoodwill doing one of periodic look arounds for the mantle clock I want and generally browsing, and ran across...
August 21st 10 06:10 PM
by Julia in MN[_5_] Go to last post
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Sewing machine suggestion by Trixie[_2_]
My sister just started sewing her first quilt and her Singer machine broke! She would like a good, basic sewing machine to replace it. She does not need fancy stitches or fancy anything else. What do you suggest? Thank you in advance. Trixie
August 21st 10 02:54 AM
by Trixie[_2_] Go to last post
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My Quilts :)) Quilting-Bloggers by Chiara
I just finish my NEW Quilt for Giacomino!... if you want see in my blog photos Leave a Comment or Vote in a blog (in english of course) pls pls pls link: www.ilmondodichiara.wordpress.com search me in Facebook for be a FAN! and follow all my works! here...
August 20th 10 11:07 PM
by Chiara Go to last post
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How long did that take? by Polly Esther[_5_]
Tonight's profoundidity. I was wandering through an old QNM and sort of read an article entitled 'How long did that take?', a question that pops up often along our quilting journey. The writer decided that every quilt we create has the benefit of every quilt beforehand. "Yes," I thought,...
August 20th 10 03:43 PM
by idahoqltr Go to last post
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OT or not!! by Nana.Wilson
On Polly's recent thread, I didn't receive the original, but TWO different ones with RE in the offering. I was wondering if any one knows just why?? TIA, Nana......coming to the pity party & bringing peach cobbler ( calorie free of course!!)
August 19th 10 06:56 PM
by Taria Go to last post
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Nominations: the Best LQS by Polly Esther[_5_]
friend of mine was in our LQS ... well, not all that local - about 50 miles from here. A precious young lady came in with a panic. "Help me", she wailed, "I have a job interview in 30 minutes". Her dress had just split wide open from underarm seam to the center of her rather ample...
August 19th 10 06:26 AM
by Sherry Go to last post
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how to get burnt vliesofix off my material by nursey
I was doing some applique and must have got some of the glue webbing stuck on my iron. When I ironed on the next applique I got a big black mark on my backing fabric. How do I get it off?
August 19th 10 05:25 AM
by Sunny[_2_] Go to last post
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Janame serger question by Bobbie Sews More
I also posted this question over at alt.sewing. Tonight I went to Hancock Fabrics because their sale starts tomorrow and I wanted to know exactly which fabric I want to buy. I also looked at their Janome 3434. Since the manager was starting to change the registers over to the sale prices, she...
August 19th 10 02:50 AM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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OT The Blonde Efficiency Expert sez- by Leslie& The Furbabies in MO.
Wanna learn a cool, no-hassle, no effort, no cost way to get your kitchen floor mopped? I was making some Parmesan Garlic Bread to go with my salad and meatloaf. I buttered the bread and grabbed the green shaker container of good ol' Kraft Grated Parmesan Cheese. It had formed into a lump,...
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August 18th 10 05:28 PM
by Dr. Zachary Smith Go to last post
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My Yoga mat by Brian Christiansen
Recently, on this group, or perhaps rct.sewing, somebody mentioned making a small quilt as a yoga mat. Several people mentioned that this is a bad idea, as it would slide all over the floor. I was at tepwnbwaw ("that evil place whose name begins with a "W", just seeing if I can get my own...
August 18th 10 05:16 PM
by Dr. Zachary Smith Go to last post
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A Most Girly Tote by John
Here is, as the name suggests, a girly tote. One of three things I am doing as a fund raiser for one of my wife's girly groups. They all will be made using this fabric. Not all will be the same. This is the Grocery, Shopping Tote. The second one will be one of my over the shoulder, single strap,...
August 17th 10 11:22 PM
by Sartorresartus Go to last post
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Janome Sew Mini by Linda[_4_]
Just want to say thanks to whoever it was on this group who mentioned the Janome Sew Mini as an alternative to a toy machine for children. I bought one for my granddaughter, who is nine years old, and I am impressed at what a nice machine it is for the price. I have only been able to help my...
August 17th 10 06:04 PM
by Linda[_4_] Go to last post
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Magic Bobbin Washers by Kate T.
A quilting friend from Canada sent me a couple of these to try. Suppose to help or even stop birds nests. Suppose to be good for machine embroidery also. Anyone ever try these. Kate T. South Mississippi
August 17th 10 02:21 PM
by Louise in Iowa[_2_] Go to last post
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Pictures on FB by Irondale
I've managed to put some of my work on FB. Some quilts, some sewing, little crochet. Some of the pictures do not line up like I wanted them to but in this 90 degree weather....I just don't care right...
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August 17th 10 10:42 AM
by Roberta[_3_] Go to last post
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Ping Kate in MI by Steven Cook
Kate I was cleaning off my sewing desk last week and ran across two block, shades of purple and white, which would finish out at 8 and 9 inches. They were for a hug quilt for a mens groups last year, but were not the exact size that was needed. Are you the keeper of the blocks for this group...
August 17th 10 06:22 AM
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