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  1. Finishing 301A cabinet

    by , 04-06-2012 at 08:43 AM
    After several days, I have finally finished the cabinet for my 301A. When I picked it up from the seller, most of the finished and varnish had peeled away after being stored in the garage for over 1 year. I scraped the peeling varnish off and used a vintage furniture restorer to remove the rest. I sanded the cabinet, remeoved the cobwebs and applied a golden pecan stain to it. I like the final result but that one drawer (the lighter one) needs some more work. I worked to remove the prior finished ...
  2. quilting chart for sizes and blocks. very helpful

    by , 04-06-2012 at 07:05 AM (microwave bowls)
  3. A Handy Little Chart-quilt sizes

    by , 04-06-2012 at 04:25 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Pinkiris View Post
    I came across this chart while sorting through some of my quilting papers. I think it could be very handy for those who make up their own quilt designs by blocks. This is not my chart, but came from Fabric Shack with an order. Hope they don't mind my sharing with you!

    Name:  Blocks across and down chart.jpg
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Size:  743.7 KBI'm sorry that this chart is so huge! It didn't look that big on my computer. I don't measure so well in pixels!! Sorry....
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  4. Bobbincam question

    by , 04-06-2012 at 02:28 AM
    Does anyone know how clear the picture is on the monitor of the Bobbincam? I have checked out everything I can find on it and can't really tell how good the picture is. I am considering purchasing the Bobbincam or the A Quilter's Eye. I'm not sure which one would be better. Thanks
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  5. Clark County Quilters Guild Quilt Show

    by , 04-05-2012 at 10:00 PM
    I am inspired!

    I spent several hours at this quilt show. This guild has many very gifted quilters. The quilts that were on display at this quilt show were absolutely beautiful!

    There were quite a few vendors in the lobby area of the church and it was fun to browse and shop at them. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

    I took lots of pictures so I can go back and enjoy them and get inspiration from them - there are so many more ideas for quilts running ...
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  6. quilt contest for children

    by , 04-05-2012 at 04:53 PM
    I hope I am doing this right as this is my first time. I am looking for a childrens quilting contest. Anyone out there know of one ?
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  7. Pfaff 4.0 Expressions: Spring motion or Sensormatic foot?

    by , 04-05-2012 at 03:31 PM
    I am trying to determine which of the following FMQ feet I should use for what.

    I have recently purchased the Pfaff 4.0 Expressions. I also purchased the additional foot for quilting which they call a darning or FMQ foot. The one that came with the machine is a small transparent one, not great visibility. You have to set the machine to sensormatic for this. The one I purchased is larger and more visible and this one has to be set to spring motion.

    I am pretty inexperienced ...
  8. Easter Wallhanging

    by , 04-05-2012 at 01:09 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by ralphu View Post
    I got the Carrot Sticks patten free from All people quilt. When I got it done I thought it need a Bunny. So I used Patch Abilities Chocolate Bunny.
    This is just so cute and a great job. I am always looking to make something for my front door to welcome people in to my home. And once again a job well done and thanks for the ideal.
    Carol
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  9. What is Asperger Syndrome

    by , 04-05-2012 at 10:38 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by flhomeschoolmom View Post
    Someone made a comment on a post in my blog asking "What is Asperger Syndrome?" I decided to post my response to that question as its own blog topic.

    Asperger Syndrome is a form of Autism. The main diffrence between someone with Asperger Syndrome (Aspie's as they are called) and someone with Autism is that Aspie's talk in a mostly monotone voice, they have trouble reading body language, often do not grasp abstract thought, and have below average social skills. Their social
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  10. Postcards from Scraps

    by , 04-04-2012 at 06:34 PM (Applique in Blogosphere)
    Quote Originally Posted by applique View Post
    Scraps of fabric, bits of Wonderunder, left over peltex, and lots of thread!!
    As I sit in a doctor's office, during ball games, anytime there is "down" time, I have these little things to trace on leftover WonderUnder then fuse to scraps from my large applique quilts and leftover Peltex from making children's activity books. I sit there and cut as fast as I can leaving colorful wastebaskets behind. It is fun to watch those who sit nearby watching the scissors fly from over ...
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