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  1. Floating the top?

    by , 07-27-2012 at 03:53 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by quiltingweb View Post
    A friend has given me a quilt to quilt. I have a long-arm machine. My question is...the top and back are about the same size, both are pieced with different block sizes and fabrics. The back is about an inch wider than the top. I've added muslin fabric to the top and bottom of the back of the quilt so I can attach it to my leaders.

    Should I float the top so I can adjust as I go, or do I attach it to the roller? I've floated the top before on quilts, but I've always had a generous
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  2. 1954 Kenmore

    by , 07-26-2012 at 07:54 PM
    I am looking for bobbins for a 1954 Kenmore sewing machine that I picked up at the Salvation Army store. It sews like a charm but it only came with one bobbin. I have the manuel and have tried several sewing repair shops here in the Denver area but no luck. I have tried the sears online store but they say they don't have any either. Does anyone own one of these machines. Model # is 120-491. Also known as model 49.
    If so where can I find some of these bobbins? One gentleman told me the bobbin ...
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  3. quilt pattern

    by , 07-26-2012 at 03:15 PM
    Hi everyone, I saw a quilt pattern that looks really easy it is in the style of the log cabin quilt pattern but it is called "Cabin in the Cotton" it is very pretty. Has anyone ever heard of this pattern? If so where can I find it? Thanks to everyone Abigailgrace
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  4. Being Green

    by , 07-25-2012 at 06:43 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by burchquilts View Post

    Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment.

    The woman apologized and explained, "We didn't have this green thing back in my earlier days."

    The young clerk responded, "That's our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment for future generations."

    She was right -- our
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  5. Cathedral window progress

    by , 07-25-2012 at 03:37 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by TeresaPendino View Post
    It has been a while since I have updated. I have 11 out of 36 (units) complete and together. This has been hibernating for a while being I had a couple of other projects that had to take priority. I am having second thoughts on how I did things. I have only tacked my corners of the windows and did not go all the way through. With that said, now I am questioning durability. (visualizing something getting caught in the "pockets" and pulling them loose). As much as it makes me cringe
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    Cathedral Window
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  6. Plain Checkbooks

    by , 07-25-2012 at 10:44 AM (Rhonda's Retreat)
    Some checkbooks I am working on
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  7. lost pattern

    by , 07-25-2012 at 06:27 AM
    I am looking for a pattern called Tutti Fruitti. It was in a magazine about 6-7 yrs. ago. I have kit but would like pattern.
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  8. Sometimes Life Just S*cks!

    by , 07-24-2012 at 04:49 PM (Coyote Tracks)
    Even with the story of what is going on in our life, the bank STILL isn't willing to work with us.

    http://www.wcnc.com/news/health/Woma...161791245.html
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  9. Patterns for Jelly Rolls

    by , 07-24-2012 at 01:57 PM
    Besides the usuals, I want to keep handy those patterns that can be used with jellly rolls (2.5" strips). This is my inspiration page.

    I'll add the usuals here soon.

    Missouri Star has a tut on 11" Stars:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORH13...ature=youtu.be
    4 4" black squares
    8 1.5" black squares
    4 4"x2.5" of the strip
    4 6"x2.5" of the strip
    sew opposite black 2.5" squares on the ...

    Updated 08-10-2012 at 03:44 PM by heyjami

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  10. Hexes!!

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