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  1. Vintage Hallmark Sewing Machine

    by , 03-07-2013 at 04:18 PM
    Does anybody know anything about this type of machine?
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  2. Holly Hock Quilt--1st one custom quilted on my long arm

    by , 03-07-2013 at 12:50 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Gramyx7 View Post
    beautiful... but your little inspector.. is wanting to know where his/hers is....
    Both inspectors have their own quilts
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  3. Preparing quilt to hand quilt

    by , 03-07-2013 at 12:25 PM
    I am fairly new to quilting, so here goes. The quilts I have done in the past, I started in the center. Is this correct or should I begin on one end? Thanks
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  4. I need an older fabric---Country Blessing Cotton Fabric

    by , 03-07-2013 at 06:33 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by kiffie2413 View Post
    I think I have some of this fabric, but pretty sure mine has navy background, I have never seen teal background, sounds pretty...I found the following link, is this the one you are looking for only with teal background?
    http://img0.etsystatic.com/000/0/518....116838900.jpg
    Kif
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  5. What lighting is best?

    by , 03-07-2013 at 06:21 AM
    Hi everyone, I'm new out here and enjoy learning from reading your messages with all the great info! Recently I updated my "tools" (hubby is ok when he understands they're tools) by getting a new sewing table and new machine. But the lighting in my sew room is terrible. Can you share some ideas as to how you light up your sewing areas? Thanks! (and btw, I have no idea how to navigate around here; learning that, too!) - Patty
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  6. Funeral or no?

    by , 03-05-2013 at 04:49 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Raine54RN View Post
    Tanya, I went back and read all the postings. It's odd, I've gotten happier. I started sewing again. I'm not happy cause I'm sick, but when I was grieving I sat and thought about when I was happiest in my life. I loved being a nurse but when I was happy at home and raising my girls I loved sewing! I loved sewing for them, I did slipcovers, window treatments, clothes for me. I've never quilted. But Ive found reading this entire site, looking at pictures of beautiful quilts has made me want to get
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  7. Quilt for my great niece

    by , 03-05-2013 at 03:23 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by LyndaOH View Post
    Here's one of my latest quilts, which I made for my great niece. She's a real "pink girl", three years old and adorable. It's a very simple pattern, so I went ahead and made a mini version for her stuffed toy "Mousie" (no relation to Mousie here on the board!).
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  8. Tin Lizzie question

    by , 03-05-2013 at 08:19 AM
    My Tin Lizzie dealer told me today that Tin Lizzie is doing away with all their dealers... Has anyone out there with a Tin Lizzie heard anything about this?
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  9. old quilt block

    by , 03-04-2013 at 03:58 PM
    What would be the easiest way to identify an old quilt block pattern? I picked one up today and can't figure out how it goes together. Free info would be appreciated. Thank you.
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  10. 10-min Block Cathedral Window Quilted

    by , 03-04-2013 at 07:42 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_MO View Post
    I made this quilt some time ago and just now got up the nerve to quilt it. I use a Janome 1600P on a New Joy Gold Standard frame which doesn't give much room for quilting. Had to roll the quilt about three times for each block.
    I used a 4 inch pantograph for the borders, turning the quilt for each of them. I quilted the top border with the panto then free motion quilted the body basting the side borders as I went.
    This pictures shows the quilt on the frame with the body quilting
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