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  1. Going Pro Sewing

    by , 06-03-2012 at 08:41 AM
    Hello everyone! I haven't been by in a long time but it's because I have been very busy. I joined in Sept or Oct 2011 and chatted a few times, got the idea for my Skeleton Quilt, then went to Key Largo for Nov and Dec for a concrete job.
    After getting back I attended a funeral in Jan and ran into dozens of old friends and told them I was starting to sew boat tops and upholstery. I got a few repair jobs for canvas tops and made a Vinyl top on my old Pfaff 332.
    Well I started to get ...
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  2. Being new to quilting

    by , 06-03-2012 at 05:28 AM
    Good morning all. I am new to the quilt world. I have gotten a small starter kit and a couple of fabric bundles from eBay. I have noticed that a lot of blogs are about fabrics and pricing. Being new to the fabric world where are some good places to get fabric. We have a Joann's here and a Hancock but Hancock does not have a very big selection on the quilt backing. And our Walmart does not sell fabric at all. HELP before I start this hobby
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  3. Geography

    by , 06-02-2012 at 02:38 PM
    Today I received information regarding my secret pal - I love getting a new name. Brian and I look at the world map and find out where they're at and then look on line to discover a little bit about their home town; it's like getting a small geography lesson later in life. Thank you moderators for hosting all the fun events.
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  4. Dear Jane giving me fits!! C4, Ls1 triangle & remake of B12

    by , 06-02-2012 at 12:51 PM
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    Jill, I am enjoying it each and every time I work on a block from cutting to final pressing! Oh, what fun! Here is my progress! So I can see and enjoy it even now. Thanks all!

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  5. Bargello- Taj Mahal

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    , 06-02-2012 at 09:48 AM
    Does anyone know of a pattern for the Bargello - Taj Mahal by Ms Mooney? It is lovely and I sure would like to try it. I must have seen a picture in a magazine, but can't seem to find any info.
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  6. joy of giving

    by , 06-02-2012 at 08:42 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by JanTx View Post
    Here's my grandson with his teacher and aide and the quilts I made for them. The top of the little white head you can see is my mother. She's so proud of my "work". She made sure she was there when the quilts were given so she could get a picture. Grandson goes to a Christian school associated with the church my mother attends. She volunteers in the food pantry once a week and got one of the other volunteers to go with her to take the pictures. I love it!
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  7. To regulate or not to regulate, that is the question

    by , 06-02-2012 at 08:38 AM
    Any and all opinions welcome, as I am trying tp make a $500 decision.

    I have a Grace Pinnacle frame which I use with the 'domestic' Baby Lock Quilters Pro, which came bundled along with the frame and a Surestitch regulator. So I have never tried to quilt without a stitch regulator.

    So the Baby Lock was great for the first year or so as I gained confidence and experience, but now I am ready for a longarm. I don't want to spent 1000s and the Baily machines look like ...
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  8. English paper piecing 2 inch hexagon templates

    by , 06-01-2012 at 05:29 PM
    Does anyone have a page of 2 inch hexagon templates to send me so I can copy/print? I have lots of scraps and decided this would be good way to use them up and travel in car..I can work on them traveling. Thanks! I tried the one gals link and they are too small for me.
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  9. I am looking for RJR Bare Essentials

    by , 06-01-2012 at 03:04 PM
    I am looking for RJR Bare Essentials number 785-02 I need 7 1/2 yards does anybody know somebody who has this fabric. I have tried to Google it and no luck. Thought somebody on the quilt board might know where to find it.
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  10. made for my mom

    by , 06-01-2012 at 09:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by 3incollege View Post
    I started this quilt last year, but never got it quilted. I just decided that it must get done. I finished it, for the weekend. She really liked it. It is a triple Irish Chain.
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