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Thread: Going to UFO RETREAT ... ... ... WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

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    Super Member sewwhat85's Avatar
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    Nov 2010
    Quote Originally Posted by lots2do
    Double check to make sure that you have your cord and pedal for your machine. I've known several that went to a retreat or class and had forgotten them.
    Ditto on that one boy did i feel stupid

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    Super Member raptureready's Avatar
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    Feb 2010
    A pan of brownies, a bag of chocolates, a bag of tangerines, basically anything easy and share-able. Bottled water, your sack lunches unless that stuff is provided.
    Take two or three UFO's to work on and the things needed to finish them. That way if you get tired of working on one or get it finished you'll have something else to do.

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    Super Member thimblebug6000's Avatar
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    Jun 2007
    British Columbia
    Small baggie to tape to the table for garbage (unless you have a little tidy tote with a pin cushion
    Show and Tell, Name Tag, handwork, book, Masking Tape
    Camera and batteries, and recharger and chair.
    Commuter mug
    Paper scissors, snips & fabric scissors and seam ripper.
    Post its
    Notepad & pen/pencil (pigma pen for labels)
    blue disappearing pen, yellow or white chalk marker, extra fabric in case you want to make something else?
    Fabric for projects you are working on. Batting
    Sewing machine (including your foot pedal & power cord, manual, 1/4 inch foot, walking foot, free motion foot, screwdriver)
    loaded bobbins
    new blade for rotary cutter
    Threads for piecing and quilting.
    Ott-light, magnet,
    Stabilizer (newsprint or tissue), heat n’bond lite, freezer paper
    Safety pins, straight pins, basting spray, thread catcher
    Wrist brace
    Design wall

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    Nov 2010
    Wadesboro, NC
    I would take a package of machine needles in case you break more than one. Hope that doesn't happen, but you never know. Bottled water and snacks are good too. Also take several spools of thread in your color choices. You may also want to take some hand sewing needles and a thimble if you plan to finish your binding by hand. That way you just might come home with some truly "finished" objects.

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