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Pictures of quilt I am repairing by Brian Christiansen
At my flickr account, https://www.flickr.com/photos/brian0908/albums, I just posted some pictures of the quilt I am repairing, in the first album, called quilt progress. I also put a comment under each one that describes what the picture is of. I thought I might have to delete some pictures,...
December 16th 16 05:28 AM
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weight of new home 445 by Brian Christiansen
I have a New Home 445, and I was wondering how much it weighs. It is from the early 60's I think. I have been unable to find its weight online. Based on how much it costs to ship one via UPS standard ground, 33.75 (based on the shipping costs an for one on ebay), it appears to be between 30...
December 9th 16 05:04 PM
by Brian Christiansen Go to last post
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Rhoda E. Wicker's passing by Elizabeth Bennefeld
I am Rhoda E. Wicker's daughter. I am writing back to follow up on previous, recent messages concerning her health. My mother passed away quietly, in her sleep, about two months from her admission under Hospice to a care facility a fifteen-minute drive from our home.. She died this past Tuesday,...
December 3rd 16 06:39 AM
by Elizabeth Bennefeld Go to last post
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From Sea to Shinning Sea by [email protected]
This is my newest quilt and there were a lot of squares and rectangles to cut out. I used 5 different blues; light, medium and dark and 5 different beige,cream and very light tans. When sewn together it makes a rectangular block. I did not use fat quarters but brought 3/4 yds. to 1 yards pieces of...
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Repairing a quilt, part 2 by Brian Christiansen
Some months ago, I made a post about repairing a quilt that my grandmother had made when I was really little (I think when I was born). I took a look at it, and it requires a bit more work than I originally thought, but I decided to repair it any way. In fact, at one point I considered buying...
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Lavender Love Quilt by [email protected]
This is the quilt I have just started on. My colors are different as I am using two prints that are the same but different colors. One a pale yellow background print and the other light blue print. Think I should name mine the Sashing Love Quilt because there is sashing in the blocks and sashing in...
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Teaching Quilting by Brian Christiansen
This is kind of a test message, as I am setting up thunderbird for reading news groups, and seeing if it is "better" than XPN newsreader. Well, anyway, this video, from man sewing, one of my favorite you tube channels (perhaps I will do a future post about...
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Jumping for Joy or Rather Jumping for Floristas by [email protected]
This quilt is in Quiltmaker magazine Nov/Dec 2016 issue. They show it as a throw but I will make more blocks and am making it wider and longer. These are 9 inch blocks. Original shows frogs but I am making my quilt floral that's why I renamed it. I may put two inner borders on it, one a 2 inch...
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Writing my name by Brian Christiansen
I am not announcing that I finally learned how to write my name, I have known how to do that for several years now. However, I think that on the quilt I have talked about repairing, and am currently in the process of doing, instead of making my label that says "Ruth Sherwoood, 1961, Brian...
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Concentric squares by Brian Christiansen
On the quilt I am repairing, I am making "prototype squares," and what I mean is that I am working out the best/fastest way to replace the squares I am replacing. I have a presser foot that is for sewing parallel lines. In theory, this sounds real good for making the "concentric squares" that...
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Singer 222 for a dollar by Brian Christiansen
The other day I was faffing about online loking at the prices of singer 301's just to see what the price of them might be, I am not really planning on buying one anytime soon. The prices seemed to run between about $80 and $200-some, which seemed to be roughly correlated with whether it was...
October 8th 16 04:44 AM
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Rhoda by Elizabeth Bennefeld
Some of you may remember Rhoda (Rhoda's gallery of quilts, now moved to rhodaberry on wordpress). I am sorry to share with you that Rhoda recently entered into Hospice care at a local nursing home. While she has not participated in this newsgroup for many years, the Google Groups being too...
October 8th 16 12:19 AM
by Jack Campin[_2_] Go to last post
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Sea Glass Quilt by [email protected]
This is my latest quilt and just started it. One I call a no brainer yet time consuming. My quilt will be 4 blocks wide and 5 blocks long. When you add in the 2 1/2 inch sashing it makes the quilt wider. I used mostly mottled colors or mixed together colors and I would have named my quilt Stain...
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String Quilts and more by [email protected]
I painted the eyes in on my two fish quilts instead of using buttons. I really don't like buttons on quilts except wall hangings. I used paint that says it is for fabric, wood, glass and etc. Only place big enough was in the living room. Some were all black eyes and others were green with black...
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Need instructions for Bucilla, Noah's Ark #64005 Special Edition Baby Quilt! by Sistersandy
Need the instructions for Bucilla Special Edition Stamped Tied Quilt top#640005. Have a list of thread needed but no instruction..help please!!! --
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fabric colour of the day: isabelline by Jack Campin[_2_]
From another newsgroup... From Michael Quinion this week: "Isabelline refers to a colour. The dictionaries variously describe it as greyish-yellow, light buff, pale cream-brown, dingy yellowish grey or drab. The Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary tries hardest to tie it down: „a moderate...
September 3rd 16 09:27 PM
by Bobbie Sews More Go to last post
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2nd Fishy Quilt Top by [email protected]
I had so much material left over that I am making a second fishy quilt. It will be nothing like the first quilt. I had 4 small fish appliqued but didn't not use because they were too small for the block I wanted to make, but found a bigger fish pattern, so that is what I used in the first quilt.....
September 2nd 16 03:16 AM
by amy in SoCal Go to last post
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It's been a long time... by amy in SoCal
Well, tonight the group is quiet. Not what I was expecting. But, then again, many of us do go over to the dark side (FB) more often than here. I am as guilty as anybody! I was hoping to have pictures of my last few projects to share, but my old phone died and along with it, my pictures. I will...
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September 2nd 16 03:11 AM
by amy in SoCal Go to last post
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Handi Quilter Sixteen clamps by Alexandra K
Does anyone know where I can get a set of the 4 clamps used to hold the brackets to the table for this quilting system? Thanks.
September 1st 16 01:09 AM
by Jack Campin[_2_] Go to last post
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Fishy Business by [email protected]
This is the quilt I am working on except mine is a full size quilt. It will be 10 inch blocks with 6 blocks across and 7 blocks long, alternating water block then fish. I plan on putting an inner 2 1/2 inch border and 5 1/2 inch outer border. My fish will be appliqued onto a solid color water...
August 27th 16 09:46 PM
by Brian[_3_] Go to last post
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