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Thread: Abbreviations

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    I'm a newbie to quilting. I have a hard time understanding the abbreviations used in some of the posts. Is there a place on the site which explains the abbreviations?

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    Super Member Murphy's Avatar
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    If you go to the search (above) and type in Abbreviations it will give you long lists (smile).

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    Welcome to the board! i am in Michigan.
    i am sure you can use "search" and come up with the answers.
    HST-Half square triangles
    BOM-block of the month
    LQS-Local quilt shop
    Nickles- 5" squares
    Cakes-10" squares
    Jelly rools- 2.5" x WOF (Width of fabric)
    DD-Dear Daughter
    SIL- sister in law

    just some that come to mind..Kim

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    FMQ is free motion quilting ! enjoy

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    Thank you. I'm also new to the site. I live in WI and am a real newbie in the quilting world.

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    You have come to the right place. Lots of help here!

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