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Thread: A List of Acronyms used by Quilters

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    Super Member Momma_K's Avatar
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    Acronyms

    BOM Block Of the Month
    BTW By The Way
    DB Dear (Darling) Brother
    DBF Dear (Darling) BoyFriend
    DD Dear (Darling) Daughter
    DDIL Dear (Darling) Daugher-In-Law
    DGD Dear (Darling) GrandDaughter
    DGS Dear (Darling) GrandSon
    DH Dear (Darling) Husband
    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
    FIUP Finish It UP
    GFG--Grandmother's Flower Garden
    HST Half-Square Triangle
    HSY Havenít Started Yet
    HTH Hope That Helps
    IMHO In My Humble Opinion
    IMO In My Opinion
    LOL Lots Of Laughter / Laugh Out Loud
    LQS Local Quilt Shop
    MAM Mile-A-Minute (a modern version of crazy quilt block)
    OTOH On The Other Hand
    PIGS Project(s) In Grocery Sack(s)
    QST Quarter Square Triangle
    ROFL Rolling On the Floor Laughing
    ROFLOL Rolling On the Floor Laughing Out Loud
    SABLE Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
    SBS--Sunbonnet Sue
    SEX Stash Enhancing eXperience
    STASH Special Treasure, All Secretly Hidden
    TGIF Thank God Itís Finished
    TY Thank You
    UFO UnFinished Object
    WHIMM Work Hidden In My Mind
    WIP Work In Progress
    WOMBAT Waste Of Material, Batting, And Time

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    Oh, thanks for posting...I meant to go in search of your abbreviations, now I don't have to.

    Barb

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    Thanks for explaining them

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    TY IMHO UR G8

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnnieH
    TY IMHO UR G8
    HA! It took a minute to figure out the "long" word! HA!

    Thanks! :thumbup:

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    can I ask a dumb one? what is FMQ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zelda2
    can I ask a dumb one? what is FMQ?

    never mind..... I found it.....duh....

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    Quote Originally Posted by zelda2
    can I ask a dumb one? what is FMQ?
    free motion quilting

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    Quote Originally Posted by ligia
    Quote Originally Posted by zelda2
    can I ask a dumb one? what is FMQ?
    free motion quilting
    Never any dumb questions! How else are you going to find out! :wink: Thats what got me into wanting to post this list, I got tired of looking it up. DebbieSteven25 made an awesome list, I printed it out and after cleaning up, I can't find it!! :cry: BUt I hope the one I put up here is useful for you, glad to see it's being used! :thumbup:

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    Thanks I needed this.

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