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Alphabetical List ** See Below for the list and before the list is links to other websites for more of them:
States in the USA abbreviations
http://www.usps.com/ncsc/lookups/usp...eviations.html

Links for Master Lists:
Short Cuts for chat, email, websites and live chats
http://www.web-friend.com/help/lingo/chatslang.html

List of Master List

1. http://quiltinggallery.com/2009/04/2...ters-acronyms/
2. http://www.stashbuster.com/id19.html

Quilting Board Lists for links:
http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-47128-1.htm

ALPHABETICAL LIST: Enjoy!

BBT = Be Back Tomorrow
BOB = Beginner’s Only Block (swap)
BOM = Block of the Month
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By The Way
Charm Pack = package of pre-cut squares
Charms = Small pieces of fabric, either squares or sometimes hexagons, all different fabrics
COC = cream on cream
CT = Connecting Threads
D4P = Double four patch
D9P = Disappearing Nine Patch
DH = Dear (or Darn) Husband
DIC = Double Irish Chain
Dimes = 10" squares
DIY = Do it yourself
DSM = domestic sewing machine
DWR = Double Wedding Ring
EPP = English Paper Piecing
EQ = Electric Quilt quilting software (also seen as EQ5, EQ6, and now EQ7)

DB Dear (Darling) Brother
DBF Dear (Darling) BoyFriend
DD = Darling Daughter
DDIL Dear (Darling) Daugher-In-Law
DGD = Darling Granddaughter
DGS Dear (Darling) GrandSon
DH Dear (Darling) Husband
D4P Disappearing 4 Patch
D9P Disappearing 9 Patch
DS Dear (Darling) Son / Dear (Darling) Sister
DSIL Dear (Darling) Son-In-Law / Dear (Darling) Sister-In-Law
DSM Domestic Sewing Machine (home sewing machine, not longarm)
DWR Double Wedding Ring (quilt pattern)
EQ Electric Quilt (a software package for designing quilts)
FART Fabric Acquisition Road Trip
FIU Finish It Up
FIUP Finish It UP
FMQ = Free Motion Quilting
FMMW = Free Motion Machine Quilting
FQ = Fat Quarter
GC = Grand Child
GD - Grand Daughter
GFG--Grandmother's Flower Garden
GGK = Grandkids
GS = Grandson
HQ = Hand Quilting
HST = Half-Square Triangle
HSY = Haven’t Started YetHTH Hope That Helps
IMHO =In My Humble Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
ISO = In Search Of
LAQ= Long Arm Quilter
LOF = Lengthwise of Fabric
LOL = Laugh out Loud
LQS = Local Quilt Shop
MAM = Mile-A-Minute (a modern version of crazy quilt block)
MAQ = Mid-Arm Quilter
MIL = Mother in Law
OBW = One-Block Wonder
OTOH On The Other Hand
PHD = Project Half Done
PIGS = Projects in Grocery Sacks
QST Quarter Square Triangle
ROFL = Rolling on Floor Laughing
ROFLMBO = Roll on Floor Laugh My Butt Off
ROFLOL Rolling On the Floor Laughing Out Loud
SABLE = Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
SBS--Sunbonnet Sue
SEX = Stash Enhancing eXperience (or Excursion)
SIL = Son-in-law or Sister-in-law
STASH = Special Treasures All Secretly Hidden
TGIF = Thank God It’s Finished!
TY = Thank You
TOT = Tone-on-Tone
TTYL= Talk to You Later
UFO = UnFinshed Object
WHIMM = Works Hidden In My Mind
WIP = Work In Progress
WISP = Work In Slow Progress
WIVSP = Work In Very Slow Progress
WIWMI = Wish It Would Make Itself
WOF = Width of fabric
WOMBAT = Waste of Money, Batting, and Time
WOW = White On White
WWIT = What Was I Thinking


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D4P = Double four patch
D9P = Disappearing Nine Patch
DH = Dear (or Darn) Husband
DIC = Double Irish Chain
Dimes = 10" squares
DIY = Do it yourself
DSM = domestic sewing machine
DWR = Double Wedding Ring
EPP = English Paper Piecing
EQ = Electric Quilt quilting software (also seen as EQ5, EQ6, and now EQ7)
F8/FE = Fat Eighth
FART = Fabric Acquisition Road Trip
FFO = Finally Finished Object
FIU = Finish It Up
FLIMSY = Finished top, not quilted
FM = free motion quilting
FQ = Fat Quarter
Frog Stitching = ripping out stitched seams (rip it, rip it)
FW = Featherweight
FW = fusible web, no brand specific
GF = girl friend or God forbid or Grandmother's Fan
GFG = Grandmother's Flower Garden
HP = hand piecing
HQ = hand quilting
HST = Half square triangle
HSY = Haven't Started Yet (pronounced hussy)
Jelly Rolls = pre-cut noodles rolled up and sold as a set
KWIM = Know what I mean
LA = LongArmer, professional machine quilter
LAQ = Long Arm Quilter
LAQM = Long Arm Quilting Machine
LMAO = Laughing My Ass off!
LMBO = Laughing my butt off!
LOL = Laugh out loud
LQS = Local Quilt Shop
MAQ = Mid-Arm Quilter
Nickles = 5" squares
Noodles = 2 1/2" by width of fabric
NQR = Not Quilt Related (an alternative to OT)
OBW = One Block Wonder
OSMG = Old Sewing Machine Guy
PFD = fabric that is Prepared For Dyeing
PHD = Project Half Done
PIF+ pay it forward— sending something to someone--- cause it feels good! Free, or for postage only.
PIGs = Project In a Grocery Sack
PIPS = projects in process
PITS = Project In Totes
PIW = project in waiting (waiting to grow up to be a WIP)
PP = paper piecing
QIMM = Quilts in My Mind
QOTD = Question of the day, Quick off topic discussion or quilting off topic discussion
QR = Quilt Related
QST= Quarter Square Triangles
Quilt Candy = Small charm pieces of fabric folded up to look like candy
RR = Round Robin
SABLE = Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
SAQM = Short Arm Quilting Machine
SaS = Steam a Seam
SEX = Stash Enhancement EXperience (or eXcursion)
SID = stitch-in-the-ditch quilting
Siggies = Squares of fabric with signatures and often other info written on them
SnW = Stack and Whack
SQ = Simply Quilts
Squishie = Envelopes filled with swap fabric/blocks (squishy is the way they feel)
STASH = Special Treasures All Secretly Hidden
TBQ = To Be Quilted
TGIF = Thank God It's Finished!
TIC = Triple Irish Chain
TOAD = trashed object abandoned in disgust
TOT = Tone On Tone
TUFO = Tuesday UFO night group/WUFO = Wednesday UFO...etc.
UFO = UnFinished Object
USO = UnStarted Object
VIP = Very Important Project
WHIMM = Works Hidden In My Mind
WIMM = Work in my mind
WIP = Work in progress
WISP = Work In Slow Progress
WIVSP = Work In Very Slow Progress
WIWMI = Wish It Would Make Itself
WOA = Work of art
WOF = Width of Fabric
WOMBAT = Waste of Money, Batting, and Time
WOW = White On White
WWIT = What Was I Thinking
xxQG = someplace something Quilting Guild
YBR = yellow brick road
YoYo = A circle of fabric gathered to form a puffy circle



Fancy Signatures:
Go to this link:
http://www.mylivesignature.com/mls_wizard1_1.php
and follow the signature wizard instructions.
Once you get what the signature you want, then choose 'want to use this signature'
then choose the 'generate BB code', then 'generate code for my hand written signature'. When the code is created, highlight it and copy it to the signature spot in your profile
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