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  1. #9 MYSTERY QUILT TRAIN RIDE - Who's got scraps?

    by , 02-23-2015 at 03:18 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by paintmejudy View Post
    Good morning, everyone, and welcome to our ninth mystery quilt train ride! This is a scrappy top that will measure about 40 x 54 you decide if you want to make more blocks to make it bigger, or add borders of your choice. You can make a queen or king sized quilts by making four or ix times the number of blocks. Clue one is today, Feb. 7th and clue 3, last clue, will be on Feb. 21ast. This is just a quickie to try and clean out some scraps.

    If you are leery of scrappy quilts, I do
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  2. marking posts for reference

    by , 02-23-2015 at 09:39 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
    above the post, click on thread tools and choose Subscribe to this thread. or you can use your browser's bookmark feature. but my favorite way to save things that i'm pretty sure that i'll use later is to 'blog this post' at the lower left of the posting... very handy indeed.
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  3. Christmas table runner

    by , 02-23-2015 at 08:51 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by CanoePam View Post
    I was working on a Christmas quilt and miscue a few dozen half square triangles . After buying some more fabric, I put the miscut pieces aside while I continued with the quilt (which still isn't done BTW). I finally decided to make a table runner with them, and here is the result. I did limited quilting, just some stitch in the ditch for the colored triangles using red SoFine thread with silver metallic Yenmet thread in thenhalf-circles and the piano key border. Too bad the pictures don't show
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  4. Starching Fabric--in Sink or Washing Machine??

    by , 02-23-2015 at 06:28 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Buckeye Rose View Post
    Actually, I buy the starch by the half gallon jug and mix my own 50/50....then put into a spray bottle....way cheaper than buying canned sprays....I would really like to do it in a sink, but the process is something I don't remember from my childhood and nobody seems to know what I am talking about.....I am sure I remember something about put the clothes into a plastic bag in the frig, but other than that I am clueless....so I will be watching this thread.
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  5. Mystery Train Ride Quilt #8 engineerered by paintmejudy

    by , 02-22-2015 at 03:39 PM (Angelia's Quilts)
    Quilter's Cotton top and back/fleece batting--lap-size

    Finished 2015
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  6. How to Make a Fabric Post Card.

    by , 02-21-2015 at 06:30 PM (Fl quilt Chic)
    There are many ways to make a fabric Post Card. I am sharing my way of making a fabric postcard. You can get lots of info on making a fabric postcard on Google and Pinterest. (I love Pinterest.)

    I started a project of making Alphabet/Color Postcards for my 2 year old grandson. Fun mail from Granny. So far, I am up to the letter I. I use all types of embellishments for texture and interest. I am even using crayons and fabric markers as well.

    I also am involved in exchanging ...
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  7. My Year Long Journey into Weight Loss with some Quilty fun along the Way.

    by , 02-21-2015 at 03:38 PM (Fl quilt Chic)
    I've always struggled with my weight as an adult. And when my children were young, my highest weight ever was 179 1/2 lbs. I've tried diets that worked. But, revolved around supplements and some pre-packaged food. I know that I didn't want to go that route again. It worked and didn't work. I lost weight and then of course when I met my goals, and stopped the diet, I gained all the weight back and then some.

    Last year, I had an accident and cut my hand pretty badly and had to go to ...
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  8. Looking for help to make baby quilts for the NICU, neo-natal intensive care units

    by , 02-21-2015 at 05:36 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Judith1005 View Post
    Good morning Anna, yes, I do seem to remember that a great number of babies are in isolettes also. Let me show you what I have.

    The is the pixelated heart pattern. I found it on Pinterest. Very simple. I made it with 2 1/2" squares. It measures 23 1/2 x 25 1/2".

    The next one is just a simple DP9. I love DP9's. It's great for bigger prints. And I had an adorable Woodland
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  9. Necktie Dresden

    by , 02-20-2015 at 02:36 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by MommaDorian View Post
    What do you think? I'm really not sure I like it. ::sigh::
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  10. Eldredge Two Spool Sewing Machine

    by , 02-20-2015 at 02:00 PM
    Hi, I am Janice Dinse from Gastonia, NC. Thank you for allowing me join you group. I have about 6 treadle machines. They are so special. Recently, I acquired an Eldredge Two Spool and I am thrilled, except the spool canister is missing so I won't be able to use it, I am bummed over this. Do anyone know where I can find one, anybody have one? Thanks so much.
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