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Dazor lights/magnifiers by Steph
Hello, I read consistently but don't post a lot, dropping in to say hi and ask a question! My Mom is thinking of getting a lighted magnifier. She saw someone using one a quilting show and it looks like it would really help her as she's learning free motion quilting. It's not an...
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November 20th 11 05:50 PM
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Hug Quilt Pati update by Bonnie NJ
On Nov 12, 7:08*pm, Marcella Peek wrote: Is that the one that was quilted so poorly and then took many wonderful hands a long time to pick out and then re-quilt? I'm afraid I bowed out of swaps/hugs etc on this group a long while ago when some round robin quilts...
November 18th 11 03:51 PM
by Louise in Iowa Go to last post
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The thing I hate the most about quilting is ....... by Sunny[_2_]
ripping out zig-zag or blanket stitches made by my sewing machine in the course of applique. Now, what's your favorite task to hate? Sunny Yes, miles and miles of it.
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November 18th 11 12:20 PM
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A very special gadget by Polly Esther[_5_]
I don't think our Gadget Queen has seen this one and it is pretty close to 'on topic'. Babies need lots of receiving blankets and the ones with a crocheted or blanket-stitched edge are so special. There's a rotary blade that makes holes along the edge of a square of nice flannel that are...
November 18th 11 07:08 AM
by Donna[_7_] Go to last post
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Free quilting programs to watch online by Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.
Now that yard work and leaf clean-up is pretty much over for most of us it's time to get inspired to quilt away the winter blues. I've been researching free quilting programs to watch online and found a new resource at www.quilterstv.com. They are just getting started and I have great hopes for...
November 17th 11 06:38 AM
by claudia Go to last post
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Our very own Hallelujah Chorus by Polly Esther[_5_]
Our only granddaughter is having a baby in April. It is a boy and his name will be Eli. We haven't had a baby in heaps and lots too long. Happy, happy great-granny here. Eli will have three grandmothers and two great grannies and grand/great granddaddies in all directions so I'm hoping Eli...
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November 16th 11 08:44 PM
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Hug Quilt Pati update by Sandy E
Howdy! Wasn't that a hoot? And "where are they, now?" It was a good project (doubled), w/ good intentions, and, finally, good results. Cheers! R/Sandy
November 16th 11 08:43 PM
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Pati update by Jeri
On 11/15/2011 2:18 AM, Sunny wrote: I'm up to my eyeballs with the Advent banner and trying to get a few things done for a craft fair. BUT ... if the HUG has to start over, I'll make several blocks and send them. Patriotic? I can do that I think. I'll start working on them later this week -- just...
November 15th 11 10:18 PM
by Louise in Iowa Go to last post
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Pati update by Sharon
On Nov 15, 3:18*am, Sunny wrote: I'm up to my eyeballs with the Advent banner and trying to get a few things done for a craft fair. BUT ... if the HUG has to start over, I'll make several blocks and send them. Patriotic? I can do that I think. I'll start working on them...
November 15th 11 02:44 PM
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Oh Happy Happy Happy Day!!!!!!!! by Butterfly-Wings
DD left this AM to go back to work. Yes, to WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She starts 'training' for the plane she'll be flying, tomorrow. Plane seats 50/60 passengers. She has flown this type of aircraft before so it's "this is how we operate" type of training. She will be co-pilot to start. Foot is in...
November 15th 11 08:27 AM
by Sunny[_2_] Go to last post
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Christmas mini by Karen, Queen of Squishies
Finished! http://tinyurl.com/85qfjup Karen, Queen of Squishies
November 14th 11 05:37 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 12th 11 12:12 AM
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 08:09 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 02:52 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 08:14 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 06:20 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 09:00 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 01:58 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 05:44 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 08:43 PM
by oldhag[_3_] Go to last post
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