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  1. 3rd old quilt found

    by , 01-12-2014 at 04:02 AM
    found this one digging around in the parents attic in with some of my moms old childhood things. is in need of some repairs in the center but still a nice old quilt

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    thanks for looking

    Updated 01-12-2014 at 04:11 AM by persistent

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  2. magazines

    by , 01-11-2014 at 04:45 PM
    I would like to subscribe to a quilting magazine and have noticed there are several out there. Which one do you think are the best? I have been quilting for a long time, but do very simple, basic patterns. I love to look at really good pictures to get me inspired. What do you recommend?
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  3. First Ugly Quilt

    by , 01-11-2014 at 06:27 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Gayle's Quilts View Post
    Well!! I did it my first ugly quilt.. I have loved all my other quilts, but this one just isn't right..
    Now I got decide how I am going to quilt it??
    Any Idea??

    OK! did some changes. Check it out!!!
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  4. The Carson Valley Quilt Guild 2014 National Quilt Show

    by , 01-10-2014 at 06:41 PM
    The Carson Valley Quilt Guild 2014 National Quilt Show
    NEVADA THEN AND NOW-- CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF STATEHOOD

    June 7-8, 2014 | Carson High School, Carson City, NV


    Prize money for judged quilts will total $20,000!
    Entry will be open to quilters from the entire U.S. - we will hang more than 200 entries
    Advertising of the show will include the internet, magazines and quilt guilds
    More than 800 attendees at the 2012 ...
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  5. My layout

    by , 01-09-2014 at 09:18 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by VivianW View Post
    Well I'm getting it together and I think I really like the blue color ways. Thanks for the inspiration Merry!!! I loved working on this. Gosh can't seem to find camera button to attach a pic
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  6. Printing fabric

    by , 01-08-2014 at 03:42 AM
    I am new at printing out photos on fabric, I use EQ7 program. The pictures I printed will bleed when I put them in cold water. On EQ printing fabric, it says to use Fabric softener in the water. Has anyone had any luck using this one. Is there something else I should use so the ink does not bleed? I want to make an all photo quilt for my daughter.
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  7. Greeting cards to make

  8. question on stippling

    by , 01-07-2014 at 12:36 PM
    I just started to try stippling but the tread keeps breaking. I checked the tension, I spray basted and I don't know if the needle gets gummed up and breaks or if I am not using the right size needle. Please help figure out my problem.
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  9. My newfound obsession...

    by , 01-07-2014 at 04:53 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by JLMoore3rd View Post
    Since I'm new here I thought I'd add some of my recent finds... this all started a couple of months back when I found a light green Singer 221K Featherweight for my wife. I had been picking up vintage typewriters (40 at present count) and enjoy cleaning them up and making them work, so refurbishing the 221K was similar. I've found that while typewriters are fun to work on, sewing machines are much more of a challenge and quite possibly more addicting. I've added a dozen sewing machines to the shelves
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  10. Retirement Update

    by , 01-06-2014 at 01:14 PM
    It's officially a year since my retirement. And I still do not like it!! I worked at a local store for about 6 months but found it cut into things I wanted to do with my family esp. on the week-ends. I guess I wanted the best of both worlds . I still have not been sewing much but like checking out this website and buying magazines and even more fabric. I have enough to last me for some time, like most quilters, if I ever decide to get busy. On freezing cold days like today (wind chill is -26 here ...
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