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  1. New Grandson, Anniversary and winning bid on treadle=perfect day!

    by , 09-13-2013 at 09:44 PM
    What a 24hrs! While I was sitting on the computer waiting to see if I had the winning bid on a nice Singer treadle, my son called announcing that our new grandson was here! Gavin is a gorgeous, 7lb 13oz redhead--we dashed up there today and he was perfect--and so easy to calm! Definitely a keeper! And this is our anniversary--just a great day! (plus I did have the winning bid! My husband says I have to keep my machine count to single digits--this makes #8 so plan to give a cheap one + gift ...
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  2. Singer Sewing Machine

    by , 09-13-2013 at 05:01 PM
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  3. Kenmore Memory Cards

    by , 09-13-2013 at 12:04 PM
    I went to a yard sale yesterday and bought a 19000 Kenmore embroidery machine, but it didn't have any memory cards. My question is "does anyone know where I could find any or where to get them?" Or if anyone has any, I would like to purchase some. Thank you.
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  4. name this pattern

    by , 09-13-2013 at 09:12 AM
    I posted a picture of the pattern I'm looking for, and did not resize it. Let's try this oneName:  Phoenix.jpeg
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Size:  849.6 KBThanks for any help.
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  5. Fall Themed Patterns

    by , 09-13-2013 at 02:03 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Sandra-P View Post
    Does anyone know where to find patterns for Fall? I would like to have one for a table runner, or wall hanging with a Thanksgiving theme. A turkey pattern, not whimsical or silly, it can be applique or paper pieced, it doesn't matter. LQS does not seem to have one, perhaps an online store?
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  6. Scrappy happenings today

    by , 09-12-2013 at 10:52 AM
    Started playing around with some scraps today.
    This is what I came up with, each block has (64) 1.5" finished squares. I'm going with the orange sashing.
    Not sure how big I'll make this. I'm using (16) 4-patches per block. The second picture is more 4 patches I have started.
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  7. Hoping someone can advise me on cooling down the attic.

    by , 09-12-2013 at 02:27 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Radiana View Post
    I know we have quilters from all over the world here and I'm sure there are plenty of quilters living in high temps during the summer so hopefully I can get some advice. Our summers here in the bay area are fairly mild with an ocassional heat wave. The problem is that even a mild day of 85 degrees is too much for me. We will not get central A/C because we feel we would run up a steep utility bill. Instead we have a couple of window a/c units in the bedrooms.

    We know that we need
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  8. International Patriotic Challenge

    by , 09-11-2013 at 02:22 PM
    [QUOTE=peggymunday;5149581]Can it be projects that have been previously completed? This is a wallhanging that was requested by a friend for a new family member that hailed from Canada. A blending of American and Canadian. They were thrilled with the result. I tried to stay to scale on placements for each flag, and had to make patterns for the stars (they were actually painted and then outline stitched) and the maple leaf (drawn freehand on a folded paper, then unfolded to have a symmetrical ...
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  9. Iron on fleece for quilting

    by , 09-11-2013 at 10:48 AM
    I am so new to this. I've made several quilt tops and table runners. I've made a Halloween table runner for my daughter in law and I want to quilt it very simple my standard sewing machine. I've tried 606 spray adhesive to sandwich the quilt with VERY poor results. Now I'm thinking about using iron on fleece as my inner batting. Making tops of so easy but such a big dilemma when putting it all together. It's a simple table runner. Thank you for any easy suggestions.
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  10. Wedding Gift Quilt FINISHED!

    by , 09-11-2013 at 07:50 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Helen S View Post
    I started this quilt many months ago, not knowing what I'd be doing with it, got bored, so put all the blocks into a container and set them aside. In the meantime, we received a wedding invitation for a special niece, so...the colors were perfect for them so I got busy! SO glad I had most of the blocks done, and didn't have enough of the background fabric, but got lucky and found a near-full bolt at Joann's, so bought it all and glad I did. I used just about every last drop of it! The quilt measures
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