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It started with a UFO by Joan
I needed a paper piecing project to do while I was waiting for the project I really wanted to do, but I couldn't do that project yet, so I found an old UFO, and one thing led to another. Popser explains in his new story. Joan Story #232: "Little Houses, Little Houses," and the quilt,...
October 25th 03 02:40 AM
by Susanne Go to last post
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OT - You know it's spring when.... by Sharon Harper
You see a wild duck on the lawn outside the front door and go to say hello only to discover her bending way forward and showing off about 8 babies! Makes you go all smooshie! -- Sharon From Melbourne Australia (Qof DU) http://www.geocities.com/shazrules/index.html Member of the Houston 2004 Party...
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October 25th 03 02:37 AM
by Pati Cook Go to last post
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Rag Quilts with Binding by JoyceG in WA
I've recently been working on some rag quilts, mainly because it's something I can finish in a reasonable amount of time. I've noticed some rag quilts in the LQSs that have traditional binding, and others that have the snipped and frayed edges. I was wondering if using binding on the edges is...
October 25th 03 02:34 AM
by Pat in Virginia Go to last post
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test by Mary
Just testing
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October 25th 03 02:07 AM
by Pati Cook Go to last post
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stitching and not reading by juliasb(nospam)
Well today has been another of the message catch up days. What wonderful reading here and so relaxing too. I have been stitching away again. Though it does seem that I always have a needle in hand doing something I have really made some good progress by doing steady work. The binding on the GMFG...
October 25th 03 12:00 AM
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My Happy Dance by Sindir
Well, my first ever quilt is done!!! My binding looks pretty good in the front, but if you turn it over it's pretty uneven. The stitching leaves something to be desired. I machine stitched the front half and then turned it and finished it by hand. I'm sure I'll get better at that as I...
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October 24th 03 11:15 PM
by Pat in Virginia Go to last post
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A Quilter's Eulogy--by her daughter by Connie Einarson
My friend Carol Ann writes a column for her local paper. This is this week's column: Riding the Prairie Winds By Carol Ann Jones Missing Mom Last night I found a wooden baseball bat, the one Mom used to use to kill mice when we lived on the farm. She was wicked with that thing. The
October 24th 03 11:06 PM
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Off to the Stars-piecing tip by KittyG
I found myself getting really frustrated with my little lone stars, there was not enough overlap on the edges to keep the points from getting eaten...I went ahead and worked on the center blocks. I have those done noe and I'm off to the stars. Again. I really love these things but the dread of...
October 24th 03 11:01 PM
by Joanna Go to last post
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OT - Kathy H. I need your address by A Joy in Hawaii
I hope Kathy H reads posts here. You sent me $20 for postage for scraps. I need to send you your money back but need your snail mail address. A Joy in Hawaii
October 24th 03 09:53 PM
by LN \(remove NOSPAM\) Go to last post
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OT Your take on this? by Jan Dunaway
Sorry Diana!! Who knows if she is for real or not. I've had some real doozy experiences this year with people scaming info from reputable places and using it for profit in a less than reputable way. If it is a reporter, I agree as what a load...... should you ask her if she is planning on full...
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October 24th 03 09:15 PM
by Chipper Go to last post
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Where can I find a pattern for a scissors holder? by aeromom
Where can I find a pattern for a scissors holder? Like one you can hang on a wall in the kitchen or sewing/quilting room. Thanks, aeromom
October 24th 03 08:41 PM
by LC aka Fiddy Go to last post
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Steam engine fabric by Julia in MN
I was at a quilting retreat the last 2 days and one of the women asked the rest of us to keep our eyes open for fabric with steam engines on it. Have any of you ever seen anything like that? I do plan to do some Internet searching when I have a little more time, but thought someone might have seen...
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October 24th 03 07:24 PM
by Paul Rubin Go to last post
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question regarding plaid FQ swap by Keith and Michelle
All I seem to find in the stores (or mostly anyway) is flannel plaids. Are we swapping strictly quilting cotton plaids or will flannels and homespuns be acceptable? ANd what about plaids that have little designs on them? I'm seeing a lot that have little flowers or animals scatterred on the...
October 24th 03 06:35 PM
by Anne Go to last post
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Making quilt patterns by The Laws
I have seen many patterns of the kind of quilt you are thinking of making. I have even bought one, but haven't made it and probably never will, my grandkids are all grown out of that age Patterns sometime help, with the mechanics , and then you can change what you want to to fit your needs...
October 24th 03 06:17 PM
by The Laws Go to last post
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The dangers of meandering....long by Lynne Van
I decided, a week or so ago, that as I had just finished (all 'cept the borders) the stars and plaids quilt top (it's gorgeous) and hadn't quite figured out what I want to do on the borders yet, and seeing as I quite self righteously had cleaned the bathroom and done the laundry on Thursday,...
October 24th 03 04:09 PM
by Lynne Van Go to last post
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computer programs by Peri282ul
I just saw AA's SQ 908 about computer programs and would like some suggestions for my new computer that is a Sony PC with windows xp. Thank you, Barbara in Beverly, MA
October 24th 03 03:52 PM
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Houston Festival 2003 RCTQ meet-up(s) by KCK
If you're going to be in Houston for the 2003 festival and would like to meet with the rest of the RCTQ gang, here's the scoop... The "primary" 2003 RCTQ meet-up which will take place on Saturday, November 1st, between noon and 2pm (the schedule break for classes) in the main food court in Hall D...
October 24th 03 03:36 PM
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Penny wise and pound foolish by frood
Bummer about the thread. Are you continuing on with it, or switching to something else? Are you sure it's the thread causing the breakage, and not something else to do with FM quilting? I don't know what to suggest, as I'm still a beginner at that...
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October 24th 03 01:57 PM
by Pat in Virginia Go to last post
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What is an FQFC ? by Janice Davis
I am getting things ready to make my first DWR quilt and as I was reading the instructions it mentioned a FQFC Cutting Edge. What is that?
October 24th 03 01:23 PM
by AliceW Go to last post
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Tulsa Quilt Show dates for 2004?? by Susan Ford
Does anyone know the Tulsa, Oklahoma Quilt Show dates for 2004? Norman is holding it's first quilt show and does not want to do it on the same weekend (or too close if at all possible). Email me if you know the dates or know someone who knows the dates! :) Thanks! Susan
October 24th 03 12:58 PM
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