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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. You might want to check out this BOM

    by , 02-17-2015 at 03:43 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by leatheflea View Post
    Here's mine so far and its only a 9 inch block. This year she has added a touch of embroidery to the pattern. I haven't done hand embroidery for years so this is gonna have to wait till I can get to town for floss. You can find more info on it here
    http://erinrussek.typepad.com/one-pi...e-block-1.html
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  9. Help requested

    by , 02-17-2015 at 05:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Prism99 View Post
    If I am understanding you correctly, you do not have a problem. Just continue on.

    Where you may run into a problem, though, is with lining up the blocks. To avoid wonkiness, this is what I do. After adding a long sashing strip to the bottom of the first row, I turn the piece over and use a ruler and pencil to mark the block seam lines through the sashing. This creates "virtual" seams in the sashing strip. When adding the next row of blocks, I pin the actual seams to the
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  10. D9P Quick Reference Chart

    by , 02-17-2015 at 05:36 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by katier825 View Post
    I've been working on this quick reference for D9P and thought I'd share. It should give you a good starting point for estimating what size quilts you can get from different size starting squares. Sizes do not include borders.

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